United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson will visit the New York City Housing Authority, an administrator with the department said Monday.
Lynne Patton, head of HUD in New York and New Jersey, also promised to do everything in her power to make sure President Donald Trump visits NYCHA, the largest public housing system in the country, in his first term.
“He’s a New Yorker born and raised and we would love nothing more than to support the great residents of the city,” she said at a NYCHA town hall.
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Where: Miccio Community Center 110 West 9th Street
Grandparent and Kinship caregivers come join us to learn about:
Elder abuse/Healthy Relationships
Consumer Directed Personal Assistance
Family Paid Leave
HRA Child only benefits
Breakfast, Lunch and giveaways.
RSVP: Frank McCrea 212-602-4301 or Maria Sanchez 917-769-7518
The 76th Precinct and the Beacon invite you to enjoy a community event where the community police officers play a friendly basketball game with local youth from Red Hook.
To inquire more, contact P.O. Rueda at 917-941-2185.
RHI is looking for an IT Associate:
Reports to: Director of Operations
Schedule: Part-time, 20 hours/week, flexible hours
Summary/Description: The IT Associate is responsible for supporting Red Hook
Initiative’s technology equipment and services, including daily, on-demand IT support
for all staff. The IT Associate serves as a primary RHI liaison with external vendors
providing technology services to RHI.
Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the IT Associate include but are not
Provide routine IT support for RHI staff, such as creating and modifying users,
resetting passwords, connecting to printers, and offering guidance on basic
computer techniques and skills.
Troubleshoot equipment and/or internet failures as needed.
Support/Train staff to learn basic troubleshooting skills themselves and develop a
culture of technological confidence and independence.
Oversee RHI’s password management system and work to improve staff
Orient new staff to their equipment and introduce them to RHI’s IT systems.
Manage RHI technology equipment. This includes inventory, upkeep and
updates as designated by the Director of Operations.
Develop and manage an in-house ticketing system.
Serve as liaison/first point of contact to RHI’s contract IT vendor, Nonprofit
Solutions Network. Engage additional outside IT support when needed.
Collaborate with RHI’s Digital Stewards team on technology projects as
appropriate on trainings, workshops or seminars.
Collaborate with the Red Hook WIFI Project Manager as appropriate to support
the expansion of the free wireless network in Red Hook.
Work with Operations team to identify areas where technology systems could be
made more efficient and implement solutions.
Take on other tech projects as needed.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Strong computing skills
Strong customer/client service orientation
Strong project management and organizational skills
Ability to create and manage external relationships
Patience for new learners
Ability to keep accurate records and statistics
Willingness to collaborate on projects and work with a team
Experience and Qualifications:
High School Diploma or HSE
Some form of computer science training/courses preferred
A+ or Net+ Certifications or similar, or equivalent experience
Knowledge of Red Hook community and RHI mission and vision (resident
Contact: (718) 858-6782 for more information.