Apply to become a Community Ambassador

The Community Ambassadors Program (CAP) is a community safety and neighborhood engagement job training program.

What to do

1. See if you are eligible

You can qualify for JobsNOW! if you are a low-income San Franciscan. See the income level qualifications in the next section. 

Another way to qualify is if you receive any of the following public benefits:

Or if you are a youth transitioning out of the foster care system. 

2. See if you can register for the JobsNOW! program

Call the JobsNOW! hotline and make an appointment for your assessment meeting. 

Make sure you tell JobsNOW! that you are interested in becoming a Community Ambassador.


3. Go to a JobsNOW! assessment meeting

After you make your appointment, you will attend an assessment meeting. Your income for the last 30 days will be evaluated at this meeting. 

You must also have: 

  • A valid photo ID
  • Valid "Right to Work" documents 

JobsNOW! is an employment and training program for low-income San Franciscans. Applicants are hired on a rolling basis for a variety of City jobs. 

Income level qualifications

You can qualify if you are low-income, whether or not you receive public benefits.

Your household income must be below 300% of the Federal Poverty Level to qualify for JobsNOW! 

Use the list below to see if your monthly income is below the Federal Poverty Level. 

  • Household of 1: $3,190
  • Household of 2: $4,310
  • Household of 3: $5,430
  • Household of 4: $6,550
  • Household of 5: $7,670
  • Household of 6: $8,790
Why do we offer Community Ambassador jobs?

We hire and train residents to provide a visible, safe and informative presence in 5 San Francisco neighborhoods.

Get help


Human Services Agency JobsNOW!

Last updated March 05, 2021