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Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce - P/T Recruitment Assistant (posted 7/31/15)

 

Address:              1 MetroTech Center North, 10th FL

                              Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

Company Description:   The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is a community that supports and advocates for its member businesses. Our mission is to promote a healthy and robust business environment in Brooklyn.

 

Program Description:

Good Help is the free employment service offered to Brooklyn businesses. Good Help has been serving the Brooklyn business community for over 15 years. The Good Help program is a workforce intermediary which assists Brooklyn businesses with finding, hiring and retaining qualified employees. Good Help works with a variety of community based organizations, workforce training entities, offices of elected officials, colleges and technical training schools in an effort to source the most qualified candidates for member businesses. Good Help services include: posting open jobs, developing job descriptions, prescreening jobseekers, interviewing jobseekers, computer skills testing, assistance with training and assessments of potential jobseekers.

 

Contact Person:                   Athena Hernandez

                                              Director, Good Help Services

Contact E-mail Address:     ahernandez@brooklynchamber.com

 

Telephone Number: 718-875-1000 ext. 124          Fax Number:  718-237-4274

 

Position Description: The Workforce Development Account Manager serves as one of the primary professional staff positions within the Good Help program. This position will report on daily functions to the Director of Workforce Development and report on special projects and assignments as required. Duties include but are not limited to:

 

Experience Required:

 

How to Apply      Please email resume to ahernandez@brooklynchamber.com

 

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Seedco - Vice President of Program Development (posted 7/29/15)

 

Summary: 

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President of Program Development oversees and manages the identification of fundraising opportunities, the development of program concepts, and the preparation of government and private grant applications, funder reports and renewals. Working in partnership with the senior leadership team and board, the VP of Program Development plays a vital role in ensuring the growth and sustainability of Seedco programs.

This opening comes at an exciting time for Seedco. In the next few years, the organization is developing a new strategic plan, multiple government proposals, opening innovative programs in new states, substantially increasing its revenue from the private sector, and possibly undergo a rebranding effort. The VP will be responsible for taking the development department to the next level by building strong systems to coordinate development activities across the organization and create a strategy and pipeline to grow government, foundation, corporate, and individual donor support.

Seedco is a national nonprofit organization that advances economic opportunity for people, businesses and communities in need.  It offers a modern work culture and collaborative leadership team with varied backgrounds in the private, nonprofit and government sectors.

 

Primary Job Functions:

Fundraising Strategy

 Program Development

Leadership

Supervisory Reports: 

2 Grant Writers/Program Associates and Quality Improvement & Grants Planning Manager

Total staff: 3 in-house; multiple consultants and project managers (as needed)

 

Interacts with: 

Senior staff from Programs, Fiscal, and Legal.

 

Education and Related Work Experience:

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

 

Disclaimer: 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their resume and a brief cover letter with salary requirements to:  jobopenings15-003@seedco.org with the subject line “VP of Program Development Ref#15-003″. Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are unable to personally acknowledge the receipt and status of each one. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Seedco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Criminal background check is required

 

 

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The Actor's Fund - Project Coordinator (Consultant) (posted 7/29/15)

 

The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks

a highly organized and self‐directed Project Coordinator (Consultant) to assist in the development and coordination of activities

related to the design of an entrepreneurial program for the Actors Fund Work Program.     

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the National Director of the Actors Fund Work Program, the Project Coordinator (Consultant) will be

responsible for supporting the design and development of an entrepreneurial program to support the needs of individuals in

performing arts and entertainment.  The Project Coordinator (Consultant) will be responsible for assessing, organizing and managing

the varied parts of the project, including but not limited to partnership cultivation, curriculum design and program promotion.  In

addition he or she will be responsible for leading focus groups and conducting informational sessions with program participants as

well as documenting project progress and outcomes in a final report.

 

REQUIREMENTS  

Proficiency Qualifications


Education, Training and Knowledge

 

ABOUT THIS POSITION

This is a temporary consultant position.   

 

TO APPLY

Send cover letter and resume to Christopher D. Bloodworth (cbloodworth@actorsfund.org).   

 

ABOUT THE ACTORS FUND

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone— performers and those behind the scenes—who

works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 17,000 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online.

Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund’s programs include social services and

emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. With offices

in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has been—for 132 years—a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition.

Visit www.actorsfund.org.

 

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Director of After-School and Camp Services (posted 7/29/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Program Overview

The After-School and Camp Services Department serves close to 1000 every afternoon during the school year, as well as all day on school holidays across a campus of school based and community based sites.  Additionally, the department provides ten hour a day care for close to 300 youngsters across three day camp sites in the summer.  Program operations must be in keeping with all Department of Health School Age Childcare regulations and American Camping Association standards.  Daily programming is dynamic, thematic, enriching, and aligned with all school day curricula, largely focused on core competencies.  All sites feature a minimum of one embedded MSW intern to provide crisis management, individual counseling, and group work.

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Director of After-School and Camp Services" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Brooklyn Public Library - Job Developer (posted 7/28/15)

 

Brooklyn Public Library is a recognized provider of Adult Learning for individuals with Limited English Proficiency and for adults preparing for the High School Equivalency exam.  The Library is seeking a Job Developer to work with a team of Job Specialists and Adult Learning staff to connect ESOL and PreHSE students with employment. The candidate will identify and engage appropriate employers, respond to their job openings, and work strategically to place students in these jobs.  The Job Developer will follow up with employers post-interview, as well as with employees to track long-term job retention and advancement. This is a grant funded position ending July 2016.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Qualifications:



Interested and qualified applicants can submit a cover letter & resume to job2178@bklynlibrary.org

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - English Instructor (posted 7/28/15)

 

Location: Jamaica, Queens

Hours: Full-Time

 

Provide instruction in Business English which includes a Public Speaking and Communications module and in the Writing/Reading section of the TASC exam to 17-24 year olds in an Out of School youth job training program; assist in administering and grading TASC readiness tests and TABE testing/post-testing; develop and implement effective testing mechanisms designed to measure trainee progress; update and augment curricula on a regular basis; provide ongoing feedback and test scores on each trainee's progress to program staff; keep monthly case notes; enter information into internal databases. Bachelor's Degree and at least two years of relevant teaching experience required. Prior experience in teaching GED/TASC preparation preferred as well as knowledge of the Common Core Standards. Must be willing to work as part of a team and be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected young adults. 

 

Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Dani Smejkal at dsmejkal@obtjobs.org

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - Math Instructor (posted 7/28/15)

 

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Hours: Full-Time

 

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow seeks a Math Instructor to work with 17-24 year olds in its out-of-school (OSY) youth job training and High School Equivalency (HSE) prep program.  The Math Instructor is responsible for teaching an academic math curriculum that augments the existing HSE classes and provides contextualized instruction related to working in a general business environment. 

 

Primary responsibilities are to provide daily instruction in HSE Math as well as Business Math to trainees enrolled in the OSY program; update and augment curricula on a regular basis to ensure that lessons are responsive to the needs of individual trainees and are relevant to today’s workplace; assist in administering and grading TASC readiness tests and TABE testing/post-testing; coordinate instruction with other instructors, especially the other HSE instructors, to ensure overall curriculum integration; develop and implement effective testing mechanisms designed to measure trainee progress; provide ongoing feedback and test scores on each trainee’s progress to other program staff and administration.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years of relevant paid work experience; prior experience in teaching HSE (or GED) prep classes as well as knowledge of the new Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) preferred; must be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected youth; must be willing to work as part of a team.

 

Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter salary requirements to Susan Gambale at sgambale@obtjobs.org

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - Math Instructor (posted 7/28/15)

 

Location: Jamaica, Queens

Hours: Full-Time

 

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow seeks a Math Instructor to work with 17-24 year olds in its out-of-school (OSY) youth job training and High School Equivalency (HSE) prep program.  The Math Instructor is responsible for teaching an academic math curriculum that augments the existing HSE classes and provides contextualized instruction related to working in a general business environment. 

 

Primary responsibilities are to provide daily instruction in HSE Math as well as Business Math to trainees enrolled in the OSY program; update and augment curricula on a regular basis to ensure that lessons are responsive to the needs of individual trainees and are relevant to today’s workplace; assist in administering and grading TASC readiness tests and TABE testing/post-testing; coordinate instruction with other instructors, especially the other HSE instructors, to ensure overall curriculum integration; develop and implement effective testing mechanisms designed to measure trainee progress; provide ongoing feedback and test scores on each trainee’s progress to other program staff and administration.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years of relevant paid work experience; prior experience in teaching HSE (or GED) prep classes as well as knowledge of the new Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) preferred; must be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected youth; must be willing to work as part of a team.

 

Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter salary requirements to Dani Smejkal at dsmejkal@obtjobs.org

 

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - Youth Worksite Developer/Case Worker (posted 7/28/15)

 

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Hours: Full-Time

 

Responsibilities are to develop and manage multiple internship sites and provide worksite orientations;  provide ongoing support and case management to 17-24 year olds in Young Adult Internship Program; handle all issues related to program eligibility and ensure participants understand and adhere to program philosophy, standards, rules and regulations; assist with outreach and recruitment for eligible program participants; maintain intern case files and accurately record case notes on a regular basis; enter data into the YAIP online Databases and YAIP outcomes management system in a timely fashion; conduct internship site visits to review intern evaluations with employers, discuss trainee progress, pick up timesheets and develop individual strategies for corrective action; facilitate Work Readiness and Educational Workshops; conduct weekly individual and/or group sessions with each assigned intern to ensure each is adjusting to and complying with the program requirements and is progressing on internship sites; provide daily intervention on disciplinary issues and provide corrective action recommendations based upon program.

 

Bachelor’s Degree required; must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); experience working as a job developer and extensive knowledge of workforce development a must; experience working with disconnected young adults a must; must possess personal initiative and the ability to problem solve; must have excellent organizational and communication skills. 

 

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Leslie Cuprill at lcuprill@obtjobs.org

 

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Children Under Five Job Announcement - Assistant Director of Family and Clinical Services (posted 7/28/15)

 

Supervisor: Senior Program Director of Family and Clinical Services

Location: Park Slope North/Helen Owen Carey

Hours:  35 hour per week

Salary:  Mid 50s to low 60’s, plus benefits package

 

Position Description:  University Settlement is committed to ensure social emotional wellbeing and mental health services to children under the age of five, and their families within our Early Learn sites. The Settlement has a long and distinguished tradition of developing innovative services to meet the needs of its constituents. Since most of our consumers and area residents represent various language and cultural groups, and frequently are hesitant to access mental health services we are committed to devising techniques that will facilitate their acceptance of these services.

 

The role of the Assistant Director of Family and Clinical Services is to promote positive social emotional development of young children through development of attachment, initiative and regulation by engaging and supporting caregivers, families and educators.

 

Responsibilities:                             

 

Qualifications:

 

 

Contact: Please use the link to apply for the position

https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=18249942

                                        

 

(No telephone inquiries please)

 

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Employment Program Coordinator (posted 7/23/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Jobs Plus is a part of Henry Street Settlement’s Education and Employment Services, a $10M division providing a continuum of services from early childhood education through adult workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. Jobs-Plus is a proven, place-based model to provide holistic employment, education, and financial counseling services to public housing residents.  Henry Street Settlement’s Jobs-Plus program provides services to residents of Jacob Riis and Lillian Wald Houses on the Lower East Side. The Employment Coordinator works with residents on career development, job placement and job retention goals.

 

Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

Apply To: 

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Employment Program Coordinator" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Jobs Plus Program Director (posted 7/23/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Jobs Plus is a part of Henry Street Settlement’s Education and Employment Services, a $10M division providing a continuum of services from early childhood education through adult workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. Jobs Plus is a placed based workforce development program designed to assist NYCHA residents in developing skills and finding viable employment. Once employed, the Jobs Plus team continues to work with participants to maintain employment and build careers. In addition to job search and placement assistance, Jos Plus offers a range of supportive wrap-around services including but not limited to financial counseling, education and skills building and community development. The Jobs Plus Program Director provides thought leadership and hands-on support to a team which includes an assistant director, employment coordinators, a social worker and support staff in order to meet the employment and career advancement needs of the diverse population we serve. 

 

Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

Apply To: 

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Jobs Plus Program Director" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Broome Street Academy - Director of Admissions (posted 7/20/15)

 

Overview: The Broome Street Academy Charter High School will prepare our young people for post-secondary success that leads to positive life outcomes.  We value student strengths and will provide multiple pathways to success through a curriculum of rigorous academic, career and social instruction grounded in the principles of positive youth development.

 

Broome Street Academy values:

 

•             The development of individual student strengths

•             Caregiver involvement

•             A learning environment that fosters mutual respect

•             A safe, supportive school climate

•             Standards based curriculum that is relevant

•             Student learning that is meaningful and goal oriented

•             Development of and respect for community partnerships

•             Healthy social and emotional relationships

 

The primary role of the Director of Admissions is to oversee all admissions processes to insure annual enrollment targets are met.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

FTE: 40 hrs/Week 

http://www.broomestreetacademy.org/director-admissions

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - multiple positions (posted 7/17/15)

 

Counselor – Brooklyn, NY (Full-Time)

 

Provide ongoing support and case management to 17-24 year olds in an Out of School Youth Program; handle all issues related to program eligibility and ensure participants understand and adhere to program philosophy, standards, rules and regulations; maintain an active database of support services and other programs for referral purposes; maintain case files; conduct weekly group counseling sessions and meet individually with assigned participants; follow up with participants upon program completion; enter information into funder and internal databases. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required; computer proficiency in MS Office a must. Related experience preferred. Bilingual English-Spanish helpful. Must be willing to work as part of a team and be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected young adults.

Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Susan Gambale at sgambale@obtjobs.org

 

 

English Instructor – Brooklyn, NY (Full-Time)

 

Provide instruction in Business English which includes a Public Speaking and Communications module and in the Writing/Reading section of the TASC exam to 17-24 year olds in an Out of School youth job training program; assist in administering and grading TASC readiness tests and TABE testing/post-testing; develop and implement effective testing mechanisms designed to measure trainee progress; update and augment curricula on a regular basis; provide ongoing feedback and test scores on each trainee's progress to program staff; keep monthly case notes; enter information into internal databases. Bachelor's Degree and at least two years of relevant teaching experience required. Prior experience in teaching GED/TASC preparation preferred as well as knowledge of the Common Core Standards. Must be willing to work as part of a team and be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected young adults. 

Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Susan Gambale at sgambale@obtjobs.org

 

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Madison Strategies Group - Career Advisor (posted 7/17/15)

 

Position Summary:

 

Madison Strategies is currently seeking a highly motivated Career Advisor to join a strong team dedicated to serving the workforce needs of both businesses and job seekers.  The Career Advisor is primarily responsible for providing individualized job readiness and career coaching services as part of a New York City career readiness program.  She/he works in close collaboration with a team of trainers, case managers and job developers to prepare individuals for employment and connects them to additional support services as necessary.  The program is provided in collaboration with various local community partners and involves periodic travel to community partner sites.  

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

Salary:  Competitive salary w/ benefits

 

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@madisonstrategies.org and include the title Career Advisor in the subject line.  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE

 

Organization Summary:

Founded by a group of workforce professionals, Madison Strategies is expert at providing our clients with the tools they need in order to thrive.  The individuals we work with need a professional path that is right for them so that they find careers, and not simply jobs.  We know that by training and preparing our clients to navigate their individual career journeys we are not only improving their lives but also their communities.  We also build strong relationships with employers and take the time to learn about their businesses and what they look for in their best employees so that we can provide them with individuals who contribute to the success of their businesses and strengthen their workplaces. 

 

Our programs provide our clients with the valuable tools and personalized guidance they need to succeed in their careers and lives.  We frequently collaborate with other providers to offer comprehensive services.  This includes partnering with benefits and legal assistance providers to support the successful re-entry of men and women leaving Rikers Island.  We also work with community groups such as food pantries and shelters to help their participants attain stable employment.  We focus our efforts on sectors that offer decent wages and opportunities for advancement, including transportation/manufacturing, health care and social assistance, and hospitality/food service.    

 

Madison Strategies currently operates in New York City and Tulsa, with our headquarters in New York City.  We are committed to sharing information and best practices across our program network and one of our programs is currently undergoing a rigorous random assignment evaluation. 

 

Madison Strategies Group is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce.

 

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The HOPE Program - Development Associate (posted 7/17/15)

 

HOPE has a 30 year track record of empowering New Yorkers living in poverty to achieve economic self-sufficiency through employment and advancement. HOPE is an outcomes-focused organization. Our student-centered approach, employer-driven training, wide range of support services, and commitment to lifelong support yield strong results, notably a job placement rate of 72% and retention rates of 91% at 90 days and 74% at one-year. We are focused on expanding our impact and positioning ourselves for growth while continuing to enhance the quality of our services and build upon our successful outcomes. We are seeking a talented Development Associate who is excited to join in this growth!

 

The Position:

This position reports to the Director of Development and will be a key member of the fundraising team. It requires a Bachelor’s degree, an ability to manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment, strong customer service personality and a willingness to roll up sleeves and do whatever is necessary to get the job done. This position is a great opportunity for a results-driven, strategic thinker who is enthusiastic about being part of a high-impact, growing organization. The position also requires strong computer and writing skills.

 

Essential Functions:

 

Qualifications:

 

Salary/Benefits:

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. HOPE provides a full package of benefits including: healthcare and dental insurance; retirement plan; competitive vacation (plus 1/2 day Fridays during summer which is equal to 7.5 additional vacation days); personal and bonus days; and 12 paid holidays.

 

Interested Candidates:

Email cover letter, indicating where you saw listing, and resume to hr@thehopeprogram.org. Resumes unaccompanied by

a cover letter will not be reviewed. No telephone calls, please.

The HOPE Program is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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The Door - Outreach Worker (Pier 45) (posted 7/16/15)

 

Overview:  Outreach Workers will engage in face to face encounters with young people using the Christopher Street Pier and other neighborhoods where homeless youth congregate, during the hours of 10pm-2am with the goal of facilitating a safe transition to young people’s second destination when Pier 45 closes.  Outreach workers will be insightful professionals concerned with the well-being of young people using the Pier and West Village neighborhood as a safe space to express their identities as well as de-escalate tensions arising from cultural differences between members of the West Village Community. Outreach worker will also provide “inreach” services as part of The Door’s Drop-in program once a week.   

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

Hours: 13 hours per week, Mondays 2pm-7pm, Fridays and Saturdays 10pm-2am

Salary:  $18-20 per hour

 

Contact: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=17483652

(No phone calls please)

 

The Door is an Equal Opportunity Employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

 

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University Settlement - multiple positions (posetd 7/16/15)

 

1. Head Teacher Child Care

Job description, requirements and application at: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14669832         

 

2. Assistant Teacher Child Care

Job description, requirements and application at: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13325532

 

3. P/T ESOL Teacher (Evening)

Job description, requirements and application at: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=18096422

 

4. P/T ESOL Teacher (Weekdays)

Job description, requirements and application at: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12622872

 

5.  P/T ESOL Teacher (Weekends)

Job description, requirements and application at: http://www.universitysettlement.org/us/jobs/table_1/p-t-esol-teacher-weekends-/

 

6. Teacher's Aide

Job description, requirements and application at: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13325452

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Community School Coordinator (posted 7/14/15)

 

Youth Services

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Program Overview:  Henry Street Settlement’s High School Initiatives department is looking for a Community Schools Coordinator (CSC) for our new Community Schools grant located at the Henry Street School for International Studies (HSSIS).  Critical to the success of the Community School partnership is the role of the Community School Coordinator (CSC) as a collaborator, negotiator, relationship-builder, and mobilizer. The CSC delivers the competencies offered by the partner agency into the planning, attendance interventions, and student/family supports.  The CSC will be based in HSSIS and will be charged with supervision of the Community Schools grant, brokering partnerships, organizing programs and services, direct service and maximizing family/community engagement. The CSC will supervise the creation and maintenance of partnerships with diverse segments of the community for a continuum of services within a school neighborhood, and integrate community partnerships into the existing school structures.  The CSC will ensure that the work plan is executed according to the principal's vision and the school's needs. This professional will identify student, school, and community needs; synchronize the objectives of the school and community with measures that support grade promotion, academic preparedness, and social support. The CSC will also develop events and campaigns that promote high attendance and a college-going culture for all students. This will include managing a data-driven incentive program, events to celebrate school accomplishments, and develop an engaging school culture. 

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org.

Indicate "Community School Coordinator" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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NADAP - Manager of Placement and Retention (posted 7/9/15)

 

NADAP, Inc. is a multiservice non-profit agency dedicated to helping people with medical, behavioral health and social service needs to become self sufficient. NADAP has 40 years of experience operating programs that assist disadvantaged populations in New York City and Nassau County. NADAP’s services include assessment, care coordination, case management, professional training, and job preparation, placement and retention services. NADAP provides services to more than 25,000 people annually.

 

Located at our downtown Brooklyn office, NADAP is seeking a dynamic leader to manage the job development and retention staff to meet the program’s employment placement and retention targets. The Manager must be goal oriented, have experience operating performance-based programs and have extensive knowledge of job development, placement and retention.  This position requires experience working with individuals with multiple barriers to employment, including substance use disorders &/or incarceration is a plus.  

Job Description

The Manager is responsible for meeting the program’s employment and placement retention targets established by the funding source.  This position manages and monitors the daily work activities, job performance and attendance and punctuality of staff. The person will provide administrative supervision to job developers and retention staff and evaluates performance and develops corrective action, and improvement plans.   The Manager assists job developers with customized job opportunities for clients and attends employer visits with job developers.  This position maintains compliance,  and integrity in the consistency of data collection and reporting of the retention staff, and assists with their field visits to job sites to obtain employment verification.  The Manager assists with client orientation and vocational workshops for employment search.  This position works with other Project ACE Managers to submit reports on milestones due, and ensures meeting our monthly budgeted targets.

 

Job Requirements:

·         Minimum of five (5) years of job-related experience and experience in supervision 

·         Education: Bachelor’s Degree 

·         Experience supervising job development and/or retention 

·         Strong leadership, management, and supervisory skills  

·         Excellent interpersonal, analytical and computer skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

·         Strong team player with  ability to work positively, collaboratively and professionally within a team and across an organization

To be considered as an applicant:  Please submit your cover letter with salary requirement, and your resume (MS Word attachment) to jobs@nadap.org.


To learn more about us, please visit us at www.nadap.org.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

 

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Seedco - multiple positions (posted 7/9/15)

 

1. Director of Development

http://www.seedco.org/careers/9267/

 

2. Program Director

http://www.seedco.org/careers/program-director/

 

3. Career Case Manager

http://www.seedco.org/careers/career-case-manager/

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (posted 7/9/15)

 

1. Youth Coordinator – Brooklyn, NY (Full-Time)

 

Provide ongoing support and case management to 17-24 year olds in Young Adult Internship Program; handle all issues related to program eligibility and ensure participants understand and adhere to program philosophy, standards, rules and regulations; assist with outreach and recruitment for eligible program participants; maintain intern case files and accurately record case notes on a regular basis; enter data into the YAIP online Databases and YAIP outcomes management system in a timely fashion; conduct internship site visits to review intern evaluations with employers, discuss trainee progress, pick up timesheets and develop individual strategies for corrective action; facilitate Work Readiness and Educational Workshops; conduct weekly individual and/or group counseling sessions with each assigned intern to ensure each is adjusting to and complying with the program requirements and is progressing on internship sites; provide daily intervention on disciplinary issues and provide corrective action recommendations based upon program.

 

Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health, or a relevant field is required; computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office a must. Related experience preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish helpful. Must be willing to work as part of a team and be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected young adults. Send resume, cover letter, salary requirements to Linda Cabassa at lcabassa@obtjobs.org

 

2. Coordinator - Anchoring Achievement in Mexican Communities - (Full-time) Brooklyn, NY

 

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow is a 32 year old non-for-profit organization operating out of multiple locations that provide education, employment, and training services to disadvantaged youth and adults. The Anchoring Achievement in Mexican Communities Initiative began two years ago when a comprehensive study revealed that the Mexican community in New York City was among the most employed, but at the lowest salary and education levels. The Initiative’s goal is to connect Mexican young adults and parents with services, education, and employment opportunities in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn. The Coordinator will be responsible for outreach, developing and maintaining strategic partnerships, community events, service referrals, and young adult workshops.

 

Specific responsibilities include: supervising a part-time program associate and interns; developing and implementing outreach strategies to engage Mexican young adults; coordinating and meeting with local community organizations; cultivating strategic partnerships to enhance the resources of the center; referring clients to needed services and service providers; facilitating parent engagement workshops with partner organizations; developing job readiness curriculum and giving workshops to young adults in AAMC programs; updating and distributing a free, bilingual English/Spanish online and printed community resource guide; administering, collecting, and analyzing data on enrollment, referrals, and attendance to determine if those serviced under the AAMC contract are obtaining projected outcomes; preparing monthly reports for programs and funders; overseeing volunteer efforts and volunteers for support services.

 

Must be bilingual in English and Spanish; Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred; must have two to three years of relevant work experience, including experience in youth development and teaching young adults; must be organized, detail-oriented, and capable of multi-tasking; must be able to successfully engage young adults and parents; must be comfortable working with numbers and managing data; must be flexible and willing to travel between OBT and partner locations and work nights and weekends as needed; prior experience working with disadvantaged immigrant populations strongly preferred.

 

Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Caitlan Parker at cparker@obtjobs.org.  

 

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Brooklyn Workforce Innovations - Program Coordinator, NYCHA Resident Training Academy (posted 7/8/15)

 

Unit: NYCHA Resident Training Academy

Employee Type: Full-Time, 35 hours per week

 

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) is a nonprofit workforce development organization that helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers to establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement (www.bwiny.org). BWI, in partnership with the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), operates the NYCHA Resident Training Academy (NRTA) – a set of job training programs that provide public housing residents with full-time hard skills training opportunities followed by job placement in positions with NYCHA and NYCHA Contractors. The PROGRAM COORDINATOR will prepare trainees for employment with NYCHA, primarily for the Caretaker program. The Program Coordinator will also provide training, support and workforce development services to BWI’s portfolio of training programs as needed.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

Compensation: Based on experience. BWI offers a good benefits package including health, dental and retirement.

 

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and salary history/requirement with “NRTA Program Coordinator” in the subject line by June 16, 2015 to Elsie Ramsey, NYCHA Resident Training Academy Director, Jobs@BWINY.org. Only resumes with a cover letter will be considered. No phone calls, please.

Women and people of color and local residents are strongly encouraged to apply.

BWI is an equal opportunity employer (EEO)

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - Youth Coordinator (posted 7/7/15)

 

Provide ongoing support and case management to 17-24 year olds in Young Adult Internship Program; handle all issues related to program eligibility and ensure participants understand and adhere to program philosophy, standards, rules and regulations; assist with outreach and recruitment for eligible program participants; maintain intern case files and accurately record case notes on a regular basis; enter data into the YAIP online Databases and YAIP outcomes management system in a timely fashion; conduct internship site visits to review intern evaluations with employers, discuss trainee progress, pick up timesheets and develop individual strategies for corrective action; facilitate Work Readiness and Educational Workshops; conduct weekly individual and/or group counseling sessions with each assigned intern to ensure each is adjusting to and complying with the program requirements and is progressing on internship sites; provide daily intervention on disciplinary issues and provide corrective action recommendations based upon program

Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health, or a relevant field is required; computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office a must. Related experience preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish helpful. Must be willing to work as part of a team and be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected young adults. Send resume, cover letter, salary requirements to Linda Cabassa at lcabassa@obtjobs.org

 

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The Fortune Society - Senior Director, Major Gifts (posted 7/6/15)

 

Title: Senior Director, Major Gifts

Unit: Development

Reports to: AVP, Development & Communications

Status: Full-Time; Regular; Exempt

Job Code: D105

Location: LIC

Date Prepared: July 1, 2015

 

Position Summary:

At a time when the need for services is growing dramatically, The Fortune Society is building and diversifying its funding base and seeks to dramatically increase funding from individual major donors. For this reason, we seek a results driven friend/fundraiser with an entrepreneurial spirit and interest in developing and driving a sustainable individual and major donor program that supports building Fortune Society’s brand as a charitable giving organization. We seek a proven innovator in developing strategies in the identification, cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation of individual and major donors. This position requires a highly organized, passionate, and creative individual. S/he will work directly with the Associate Vice President of Development and Communications and manage the current portfolio of donors while leading senior staff and Board Members in bringing in new prospects and donors.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Manages 1 employee and oversees work of vendors and volunteers; Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and engaging employees; addressing employee relations and resolving problems.

 

Qualifications:

 

The Fortune Society encourages individuals to apply who have successfully made the transition from incarceration and/or substance abuse into a stable, productive lifestyle in the community.

Travel Requirements: Will require travel to our Harlem site; city-wide donor meetings, presentations, and events.

 

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities and requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensing, experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

The Fortune Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of conviction history, race, religion/creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status or marital status.

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Program Assistant, Jobs Plus (posted 7/6/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Program Overview:  Jobs-Plus is a proven, place-based model to provide holistic employment, education, and financial counseling services to public housing residents.  Henry Street Settlement’s Jobs-Plus program provides services to residents of Jacob Riis and Lillian Wald Houses on the Lower East Side.  The Program Assistant is an integral part of the team and will work alongside all Jobs Plus team members to support clients (members) on their journey to find and maintain viable employment. 

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Jobs Plus Program Assistant" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Community Liaison, Jobs Plus (posted 7/6/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Temporary, Part time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Program Overview: 

 

Jobs-Plus is a proven, place-based model to provide holistic employment, education, and financial counseling services to public housing residents.  Henry Street Settlement’s Jobs-Plus program provides services to residents of Jacob Riis and Lillian Wald Houses on the Lower East Side.  The Community Liaison will work alongside the Assistant Director in developing and implementing outreach and engagement strategies for a diverse population.  This includes, but is not limited to, conducting direct outreach; building partnerships with local tenant associations, schools, and other community partners; engaging with current Jobs-Plus members and helping to keep them engaged with our services; and organizing community-wide events.  

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org.

Indicate "Community Liaison" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Network Administrator, IT Department (posted 7/6/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org.

Indicate "Network Administrator" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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University Settlement and the Chinese-American Planning Council - Community Liaison/Coordinator (posted 6/30/15)

 

Supervisor: Director of Programs and Engagement

 

Overview: University Settlement and the Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC) are seeking a full-time Community Liaison/Coordinator to oversee and implement the community outreach, assessment and public education work of the East Harlem Community Partnership Program (CPP).  This position will technically be an employee of University Settlement, supervised by a University Settlement Program  Director; with guidance and additional supervision from an Advisory Committee.

 

Background:  The East Harlem Community Partnership Program Coalition has been formed in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP) by the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and is designed to build a stronger safety net for at-risk children, youth and their caregivers in East Harlem Communities.  The Coalition is co-led by University Settlement (the fiscal agent), CPC, and an Advisory Committee.  This funding represents a unique opportunity for distinct communities throughout the city to influence ACS policies regarding linguistic and culturally sensitive services to minority constituents.  The goals are to strengthen families, and to connect families in the foster care system with resources when placement outside the home becomes necessary.

 

Job Responsibilities: 

General Program oversight:

 

Community Outreach: 

 

Public Education and Community Well Being Promotion:

 

Meeting Attendance and Record Keeping/Reporting:

 

Qualifications:

 

Hours:  35 hours per week, some evenings and Saturdays on as needed basis

Salary: $40-45K.  Excellent medical benefits.  

 

Application Instructions: Upload cover letter, and resume on ONE DOCUMENT using the link below:

https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=17810912

 

University Settlement is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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University Settlement - Program Assistant (posted 6/30/15)

 

Location: Meltzer Senior Center

Supervisor: Program Director

 

Overview: University Settlement Neighborhood Center, serving Manhattan’s Lower East Side offers a robust menu of services to a diverse population of older adults aged 60 and older.  The multi-service program provides case assistance, meals, health and wellness activities, recreational and educational activities. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

University Settlement is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Salary:       $30,000 with generous benefit package

Hours:       35 hours per week

Contact:     Please use the link to apply for the position-  https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=17868362

 

University Settlement is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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The Door - AmeriCorps State and National (S/N) Parent Organizer (posted 6/30/15)

 

Supervisor: Supervisor of Academic Support Services

 

The Door is the lead community organization partner for Community School initiatives at Broome Street Academy and Ebbets Field Middle School. We help these schools support the social, emotional, physical, and academic needs of students by offering a coordinated approach to increasing opportunities for young people and improving the academic performance of students through partnerships among principals, parents, teachers and other community-based organizations.  This is a “whole child, whole community” approach, looking holistically at students, families and communities to ascertain their most pressing needs and decide which services will best address those needs.  

 Through the NYC Department of Education’s partnership with Operation AmeriCorps, we are hiring am AmeriCorps Parent Organizer to support each of these schools. This is an AmeriCorps State and National (S/N) position. Applicants can learn more about this AmeriCorps program here: http://www.nycservice.org/initiatives/index.php?bitinitiative_id=45

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications 

 

Required Term of Services

NYCCSC State and National Members will begin service after attending a 3-day orientation (Late August-early September: Exact Dates TBD). Upon successful completion of orientation, members will serve September 2, 2015 - July 1, 2016).  

 

Compensation and Benefits

 

Subject to be fingerprinted by New York City Department of Education. 
 

Hours: Minimum of 35 hours per week, however all AmeriCorps staff follow organization policies and likely will serve an average of 40 hours per week, with increased hours at times.
Salary: Living allowance and benefits

Contact: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=17848562

 

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The Door - Ebbets Field Academic Support Intern (unpaid) (posted 6/30/15)

 

Supervisor:  Supervisor of Academic Support Services

 

The Door is a multi-service youth development agency serving the needs of young people between the ages of 12 and 21.  The Door is partnered with Ebbets Field Middle School as part of the citywide Community Schools Initiative.  Through this partnership The Door will provide the students of Ebbets Field Middle School with academic support in the subject areas of English Language Arts and Math. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

Hours and Commitment:

 

Compensation:

 

To Apply:

Do not call or send resumes via mail.  Qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. No telephone or email inquiries.  

 

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The Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education & Labor Studies - Mutiple Job Openings (posted 6/26/15)

 

Enrollment Manager

Closing Date: July 18, 2015

 

The Enrollment Manager will collaborate across the Institute and with outside partners to develop and implement innovative and effective student recruitment activities and strategies. S/he will coordinate all aspects of Institute-wide enrollment initiates including recommending and reviewing new student enrollment targets, working closely with the faculty and staff of the Urban Studies, Labor Studies and Worker Education programs to develop and implement program-specific recruiting and pre-admission activities, and reporting outcomes and recommending improvements. S/he will cultivate relationships with unions and employers, and liaise with the CUNY School of Professional Studies and other CUNY schools and programs, to enroll students in all Murphy Institute degree, certificate and non-credit programs. For more information, click here http://tinyurl.com/ouzn2bz.

 

 

Academic Program Specialist for Public Administration Certificate Programs

Closing Date: July 22, 2015 

 

The Murphy Institute at CUNY/SPS is looking for a team player to coordinate our Public Administration certificate program. Certificates in Public Administration are an important professional credential for those seeking to advance in public sector work. They are also a bridge for students who may have been out of school for a while and are looking to ease into a degree program. 

 

The Academic Program Specialist will work with the Urban Studies team to coordinate the academic and administrative aspects of the undergraduate and graduate Public Administration and Public Policy certificate programs, advise students, assist with retention and recruitment efforts, support program development and student service delivery, liaise with city agencies and labor unions around recruitment, and prepare reports for program management purposes. We are seeking a diverse pool of applicants who possess at least a BA, four years of relevant experience, and a commitment to equal access to a high quality education for all. For more information, click here http://bit.ly/1CoEXIy.

 

 

Enrollment Specialist /Labor Studies

Closing Date:  July 22, 2015

 

We seek a recruiter who will work on the Labor Studies team to plan, implement and track enrollment into the Labor Studies programs at the Murphy Institute, CUNY/SPS.  Programs range from Undergraduate and Graduate Certificate programs to Internships at local labor organizations to Master’s Degrees.  Candidates will have an understanding of the importance of Labor Education in building a stronger labor movement.  We are looking for someone with drive, with relationships, with a passion for relating with leaders and members from unions and worker organizations throughout New York City. We are seeking a diverse pool of applicants who possess at least a BA, three four years of relevant experience, and a commitment to worker rights and equal access to a high quality education for all. For more information, click here http://bit.ly/1CoF7zC.

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow- Youth Program Director (posted 6/24/15)

 

Full-Time

Brooklyn, NY

 

Leading workforce development agency with expertise working with both disconnected youth and adults, seeks a Youth Program Director to oversee contracts with blended funding (foundation & government).  This is a mid-level management position in a $7 million agency.  Prior staff supervisory experience and program management experience (preferably in workforce training and/or youth services) is required.  B.A. degree and six-years relevant work experience is also required.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Janet Tsakos at jtsakos@obtjobs.org 

 

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow- Senior Director of Adult Services (posted 6/24/15)

 

Full-Time 

Brooklyn, NY

 

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow is a 32 year old not-for-profit organization operating out of multiple locations that provides education, employment and training services to disadvantaged youth and adults.  The Senior Director of Adult Services will be responsible for overseeing Adult Education and Literacy (ESOL, ABE, HSE prep), Immigration and Adult Employment Services across multiple sites, and is a member of the Executive Leadership team.  The position is Brooklyn-based but travel will be required to other OBT locations.

 

Specific responsibilities include ensuring that all contractual requirements are met; supervising administrative and instructional staff; creating annual class schedules and coordinating sites; designing and implementing standardized curricula for all instructional areas; overseeing budgets; collaborating with other staff regarding budgets, recruitment, referrals; liaising with government and private funders; working closely with Employment and Retention staff to assure that quality placements are being made and retention goals are being met; assuring that all program data is being entered into internal and funder databases in a timely and accurate manner; oversight of the maintenance of one program facility; representing the agency and the CEO at all relevant meetings and serving on all external committees related to workforce development.

 

Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree preferred; must have ten years of relevant work experience with at least four years of management experience; must be flexible, capable of multi-tasking, organized, detail oriented and possess a well-rounded interpersonal skill set with the capacity to build strong relationships with a multi-disciplinary staff; must be comfortable working with numbers and managing data; prior workforce development experience is strongly preferred.  Only qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Randy Peers at rpeers@obtjobs.org 

 

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LaGuardia Community College’s Division of Adult & Continuing Education- Part time/ Full time Basic Computer Teachers

 

LaGuardia Community College’s Division of Adult & Continuing Education is seeking 2 PT computer instructors  to teach two full days per week or four mornings/four afternoons (morning class, 9:00 am- 12 noon, afternoon class 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm) OR one FT teacher  (4 full days, 9:00 am-5:00 pm) starting July 20 on Rikers island.

 

The classes are mixed ability level and students will be familiar with computers to differing degrees. There is rolling intake so much instruction will be individualized or in small groups. Classes comprise 12-16 students and the instructor is assisted by a tutor. Classes last 2 to 2 1/2 hours but teachers are paid 8 hours per day (FT) or 4 hours per day (PT) to cover travel time and security clearance.

 

Instructors need to be experienced teaching computers in mixed level classes, they should be flexible and nimble, with an interactive teaching style. For more information or to apply please email:

 

Jane MacKillop, Ph.D., Associate Dean: jmackillop@lagcc.cuny.edu

 

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Jericho Project- Senior Career Counselor (posted 6/23/15)

 

Position: Senior Career Counselor (Young Adults)

Location: Bronx, New York

Reports to: Assistant Director, Workforce Opportunities (WfO)

Hours: 40 hours; may include occasional evening and Saturday hours

 

Jericho Project was founded in 1983 on the belief that every homeless individual can make transformational change towards a better life.  Jericho is a growing and dynamic nonprofit supportive housing agency which is dedicated to recruiting and retaining highly qualified and motivated employees. 

 

Our mission is to end homelessness at its roots by creating a community that inspires individual change, fosters sustainable independence, and motivates men and women to reach their greatest potential.  Jericho provides supportive housing to formerly homeless and at-risk men and women through seven congregate supportive housing residences in Central Harlem and the Bronx and Supportive Apartment Program in the Bronx and several non-residential programs.

 

This Senior Career Counselor position is an opportunity to pioneer Jericho’s work with homeless and at risk young adults in a new program, dubbed Knowledge and Employment for Young Adults (KEYA).  This role will have two components:  First, provide employment services program for young adults (18-25 years old) that currently reside in supportive or transitional housing programs.  The Senior Career Counselor will provide direct services and referrals to help each participant achieve the highest possible level of employment and/or other meaningful activity.  The Senior Career Counselor will work closely with Jericho and other agencies’ staff to ensure that the tenants’ employment and educational goals support their housing stability and educational achievement. 

 

Secondly, the Senior Career Counselor will act as Jericho’s in-house expert on young adults’ needs.  In conjunction with the Chief Operating Officer, the Senior Career Counselor represent Jericho to external audiences as it relates to young adults housing and employment needs and generate ideas for future programming.

 

Duties Include:

 

Qualifications:

 

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan, and three weeks paid vacation.

 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and with salary requirements to:

           

Human Resources Department

            Jericho Project

            Job Code:  SCC - KEYA

            245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902

            New York, NY 10001

            hr@jerichoproject.org

 

Jericho Project is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. www.jerichoproject.org

 

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Jericho Project- Employment Specialist (posted 6/23/15)

 

Position: Employment Specialist

Location: Bronx, New York

Reports to: Senior Employment Specialist, Workforce Opportunities

Hours: 40 hours

 

Jericho Project was founded in 1983 on the belief that every homeless individual can make transformational change towards a better life.  Jericho is a growing and dynamic nonprofit supportive housing agency which is dedicated to recruiting and retaining highly qualified and motivated employees. 

 

Our mission is to end homelessness at its roots by creating a community that inspires individual change, fosters sustainable independence, and motivates men and women to reach their greatest potential. Jericho provides almost 500 units of supportive housing to formerly homeless and at-risk men and women through five congregate supportive housing residences in Central Harlem and the Bronx; a supportive apartment program in the Bronx; and two supportive housing residences in the Bronx and a myriad of homelessness prevention programs throughout the five boroughs, including a homeless family intervention model.

 

Jericho Project is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Employment Specialist (job developer) to join its Workforce Opportunities (WfO) Department and focus on placing homeless, formerly homeless, and low-income families and individuals in quality jobs. The Employment Specialist will work closely with the Career Counselors to ensure develop job opportunities that meet the participants’ employment goals and supports their housing stability.

 

Duties Include:

 

Qualifications:

 

 

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan, and four weeks paid vacation.

 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and with salary requirements to:

           

Human Resources Department

            Jericho Project

            Job Code:  Employment Specialist

            245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902

            New York, NY 10001

            Fax 646.624.2301

            hr@jerichoproject.org

 

No Phone Calls Please.

           

 

Jericho Project is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. www.jerichoproject.org

 

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NYC Center for Youth Employment - Director of Employer Engagement (posted 6/15/15)

 

The Center for Youth Employment works with New York City employers, government agencies, service providers and the philanthropic community to support young New York City residents on pathways to economic self-sufficiency via education and careers with upward mobility.  Supported by the Mayor’s Fund to Advance NYC and sitting within the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development, the Center aims to better coordinate existing efforts, expand current successful programs, create new programs to fill current gaps in the service infrastructure, and develop support systems to improve postsecondary educational and career readiness for all young New Yorkers.

 

Among the most important functions of the Center will be to manage and maintain strong relationships with employers. Given the focus of the Center, employers are vital partners as hosts of job and internship placements; supporters of job shadowing, project learning and related work experiences; providers of mentors and other supportive adults; and financial backers.  The Director of Employer Engagement will both support and expand existing employer relationships of New York City agencies with workforce responsibilities, and help develop new ones. In partnership with the agencies and the Center’s Executive Director, the Director will be responsible for creating and articulating a menu of options for prospective partners that align with the Center’s programmatic priorities: summer and year-round employment, support for career and technical education high schools and programs, and career counseling and advisement. Her/his specific responsibilities will include:

 

 

The Director of Employer Engagement will report to the Executive Director of the Center for Youth Employment. The role is full-time with some flexibility for hours and location, though the Director primarily will work from CYE’s office at 253 Broadway in Manhattan. S/he will demonstrate passion and commitment to creating and nurturing strategic partnerships and connections between employers, city agencies, community-based organizations, and the philanthropic field to increase career readiness opportunity, and equity for all youth and young adult New Yorkers.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND/OR SKILLS:

 

 

Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to fund@cityhall.nyc.gov with the subject heading “Director of Employer Engagement”. No phone calls please. Salary is commensurate with background and experience. The Mayor’s Fund to Advance NYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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NYC Center for Youth Employment - Director of Partnerships (posted 6/15/15)

 

 

The Center for Youth Employment works with New York City employers, government agencies, service providers and the philanthropic community to support young New York City residents on pathways to economic self-sufficiency via education and careers with upward mobility.  Supported by the Mayor’s Fund to Advance NYC and sitting within the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development, the Center aims to better coordinate existing efforts, expand current successful programs, create new programs to fill current gaps in the service infrastructure, and develop support systems to improve postsecondary educational and career readiness for all young New Yorkers.

 

Ensuring success will require a strategy of impact through powerful ideas and effective collaborations. The Director of Partnerships will manage and support those collaborations, with New York City government agencies, educational institutions, service provider organizations and intermediaries, and working with the Executive Director and Director of Employer Engagement to support private sector relationships.  S/he will serve as the primary point of contact for current and prospective partners in pursuit of the Center’s programmatic goals. Specific responsibilities will include:

 

 

The Director of Partnerships will report to the Executive Director of the Center for Youth Employment. The role is full-time with some flexibility for hours and location, though the Director primarily will work from CYE’s office at 253 Broadway in Manhattan. S/he will demonstrate passion and commitment to creating and nurturing effective collaborations between city agencies, service provider organizations, and other stakeholders to increase career readiness, opportunity, and equity for all youth and young adult New Yorkers.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND/OR SKILLS:

 

 

Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to fund@cityhall.nyc.gov with the subject heading “Director of Partnerships”. No phone calls please. Salary is commensurate with background and experience. The Mayor’s Fund to Advance NYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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