We are looking for Street Ambassadors to support the Prospect Heights neighborhood''s Open Streets programming on 5 blocks along Vanderbilt Avenue, in Brooklyn. These positions will run every weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) from early April 2021 to November 2021.
About the Position
This position will focus on supporting the set-up, operations, and breakdown of one of NYC''s most vibrant public space activations during the pandemic. The Open Streets, Street Ambassador will provide support on the street in order to safely and effectively operate the Open Streets program along Vanderbilt Avenue in 2021. Street Ambassadors will be the eyes and ears of the street, ensuring the environment feels welcoming and safe for visitors to the commercial corridor. Street Ambassadors will support the closing and opening of streets to traffic at the start and end of every Open Streets scheduled day by blocking traffic with barriers and cones. Throughout their shift, Street Ambassadors will ensure that the streets are clean, address any issues as they arise, and monitor conditions so that visitors can safely enjoy Vanderbilt Avenue.
Planned Shifts are the following:
Each shift will have 2 staff members, and coordinate with volunteers of PHNDC as well as local restaurants participating in Open Streets.