Melissa Ruiz is Program Coordinator at Green City Force. She plays a major role in recruitment, compliance, and sources supplies including uniforms, for the Service Corps. She began working at GCF as the EmPower NY Program Coordinator offering low income New York City residents free energy efficient appliances and providing them with information on how to be minimalists in their everyday lives. She wore many hats including phone call outreach, reporting and invoicing. Before joining the staff, Melissa served two AmeriCorps terms with GCF as part of Love Where You Live, providing NYCHA residents with energy efficient light bulbs and tips on how to be less wasteful, to being a Service Associate alongside a team leader assisting with supervisory tasks. Melissa feels honored to work for an organization focused on two important issues in the world, opportunity youth and global warming. She is proud to be part of the change.
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