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FREE TAX PREPARATION

When: Mon & Sat at 10:00 am, from January 27, 2020 until April 13, 2020

 

Tax services information with Community Services:

Community Services is partnering with Grow Brooklyn and Single Stop for FREE tax preparation this season. We have tax preparers on-site this season Schedule: 1/27/2020 - 4/13/2020 Mondays 10am-3pm Saturdays 10am-3pm All who are interested in filing their taxes with Community Services can do so by contacting our hotline at 347-844-0220 or via link https://growbrooklynfree.as.me/FifthAve Filing back years, up to 3 years, amended taxes and ITIN applicants are welcomed Filing income guidelines Family: $65,000 Individual: $45,000

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Albany Lobby Day

When: Thursday, February 13, 2020

 

Join us while we travel to Albany to advocate for those living in poor conditions in NYCHA developments, the homeless population, and abolishing MCIS.  

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, Art/Music, Community

Call for Creative Organizers

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Where: Center for Court Innovation

The Arts Strategies Department of the Center for Court Innovation is searching for artists or creative people to apply for the opportunity to use the arts to foster community safety, healing, a sense of belonging to place, or civic engagement in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Artists and arts organizations with a strong connection to Red Hook are encouraged to propose projects that will be supported with up to $40,000 and will start in March 2020. Click the link for more info/ to apply: https://www.courtinnovation.org/arts-rfp

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, , Employment

Cooking For Life Instructor Wanted

 

 

Be part of the solution. We are looking for a dynamic, engaging chef or culinary professional to help lead a group of our students through a spectrum of culinary experiences, from introductory knife skills to professional level food preparation. Cook For Life (C4L) is a culinary arts training program for Brooklyn Frontiers High School (BFHS) and South Brooklyn Community High School (SBCHS) students operating out of the kitchen at SBCHS. Please email Resume and Cover letter to:  Joanne Condori, LTW Job & Internship Coordinator, Good Shepherd Services & South Brooklyn Community High School; 718-422-1900 Joanne_Condori@goodshepherds.org

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Apply for Foodstamps ONLINE!

When: Friday, July 12, 2019

 

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as "food stamps") provides food assistance for nearly 1.8 million low-income New Yorkers including families, the elderly and the disabled. The program helps families and individuals supplement the cost of their diet with nutritious foods. How to Apply You can apply online on ACCESS HRA. Read the user guide for ACCESS HRA. You can call our Infoline at 718-557-1399 to have an application mailed to you You can pick up an application at one of our SNAP centers You can print out an application and drop off at a SNAP center:SNAP Benefits Application (LDSS-4826): English Español

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JOB OPENING: Community Engagement Coordinator at Falconworks Theater

When: Jan 25-Feb 29, 2020

Where: Falconworks Theater Company, 135 Richards St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Falconworks Artists Group, an award-winning theater company based in Red Hook, Brooklyn, has an opening for the new position of Community Engagement Coordinator to help support and grow the organization. The Community Engagement Coordinator will be a key ambassador for Falconworks Theater Company in our home community of Red Hook, Brooklyn, and in other communities in New York City and beyond. The Coordinator will have three key areas of focus: • Increasing involvement by members of these communities in our programs, by recruiting and coordinating activities with program participants and volunteers; • Increasing attendance at performances and events by managing individual marketing activities; • Supporting Falconworks’ individual fundraising programs, including a spring fundraising event, and other possible small events. This is a part-time position, with opportunities for growth based on the organization’s success in increasing its annual income. Please visit http://falconworkstheater.org for more information about Falconworks and its programs. Responsibilities • Working with the Artistic Director and the Program Director, increase awareness of Falconworks’ programs and involvement by community members. This includes recruiting, helping select, and communicating with: – youth participants for the Off the Hook program; – adult and young adult participants for other existing or new programs; – volunteers for theater productions (actors, stage crew, technical artists and carpenters, front of house, etc.); and – other volunteers for events and activities that take place from time to time. • Working with the Board of Directors, help to coordinate fundraising events, including a major annual fundraising event and smaller events as may be practical. Help identify and coordinate activities of benefit committee members and volunteers. Coordinate with the event venue and donors. Oversee day-of-event activities. • Recruit and help manage volunteers for programs, fundraising events and administrative tasks. • Help execute marketing efforts for performances and other events, including: – leading outreach to local residents in and near Red Hook, including outreach through other community organizations, schools, churches, businesses, etc; – leading the distribution of flyers, posters, and other materials, including identifying and managing volunteers to help with distribution; – identifying opportunities for publicity in local media, calendars, online sources, etc.; and – assisting with mailings. Qualifications The primary qualifications are a commitment to education and community development through the arts, a desire for direct interaction with a diverse community, and readiness to perform both challenging and clerical tasks. We are looking for a self-starter able to work with a wide range of people, including young people and their families, theater professionals, artists, educators, social service providers, community activists, and bureaucrats. The following qualifications and experience are required: • Experience working with diverse groups of people in a variety of settings. A desire to engage with members of our community one-on-one, in small and large groups, via telephone, or in writing. • A focused approach to work, attention to detail, follow-through, and a readiness to ask for help when needed. • Knowledge of Microsoft Office or Google Docs, email, social media, and other computer skills. • A high-school diploma or equivalent; some college or a college degree is preferred. • Familiarity with the Red Hook community and surrounding neighborhoods. Some combination of one or more of the following additional skills and experience may be especially helpful: • Experience in building community engagement, particularly with under-resourced communities and in a not-for-profit setting. • Experience with marketing including through social media, traditional media, and direct marketing • Experience or skills in the arts, and particularly theater production • Additional software skills, including design software (Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator), web design, or other marketing-related tools • Graphic design skills • Strong writing skills • Fluency in Spanish or other languages Compensation and Schedule This is a part-time position averaging 15 hours per week. Pay will be $1,200 per month. The schedule will vary according to program activities occurring at any given time. Evening and weekend work will be required from time to time. To Apply Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@redhooktheater.org. Review of applications will begin immediately. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have about this position or the organization.

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Health

Stop the Bleed Class

When: Mar 10, 2020 5:00-6:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott Street

Stop the Bleed is a program which empowers everyday citizens by teaching them how to use life-saving measures when first responders may be delayed. The course focuses on: The immediate response to bleeding Recognize life-threatening bleeding Appropriate ways to stop bleeding Registration encouraged but not required. https://www.bklynlibrary.org/calendar/stop-bleed-red-hook-auditorium-20200310 This course is offered by Maimonides Medical Center Trauma Injury Prevention/Education Outreach injuryprevention@maimonidesmed.org 718-283-2828

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Business, Information

FREE TAX PREPARATION

When: Mon & Sat at 10:00 am, from January 27, 2020 until April 13, 2020

 

Tax services information with Community Services:

Community Services is partnering with Grow Brooklyn and Single Stop for FREE tax preparation this season. We have tax preparers on-site this season Schedule: 1/27/2020 - 4/13/2020 Mondays 10am-3pm Saturdays 10am-3pm All who are interested in filing their taxes with Community Services can do so by contacting our hotline at 347-844-0220 or via link https://growbrooklynfree.as.me/FifthAve Filing back years, up to 3 years, amended taxes and ITIN applicants are welcomed Filing income guidelines Family: $65,000 Individual: $45,000

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CORA DANCE COMMUNITY YOGA

When: Mon, Wed, Sun, from January 19, 2020 until January 31, 2020

Where: Cora Dance 358 Van Brunt St, Red Hook, Brooklyn 11231

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Albany Lobby Day

When: Thursday, February 13, 2020

 

Join us while we travel to Albany to advocate for those living in poor conditions in NYCHA developments, the homeless population, and abolishing MCIS.  

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