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, , Employment, Information

RHI’s Education Team is looking for an Academic Advisor

 

 

We are looking for a determined person, dedicated to the academic success of our scholars at RHI. Someone who is dedicated to the mission of RHI and the work that we do, with great communication skills, experience working with youth in an after school setting. Advisors help young people learn through academic enrichment activities, review content being taught in school, and support them to complete projects and homework assignments. Academic Advisors meet weekly with the Education Manager and Middle School Team to review individual “participant improvement plans” and explore avenues toward educational success. An Advisor may provide academic support in one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions, and oversees the work of High School Students working as tutors for the middle school program. Do you know a qualified person? Are you a qualified person? We encourage all to apply! To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to apply@rhicenter.org with ‘Academic Advisor’ in the subject line.  

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, Employment

RHI is Hiring: ​Middle School Youth Worker

 

 

We are looking for an experienced Group Leader that is committed to the mission of RHI, and has at least 1 year of experience working Middle School youth in an after-school setting. The ideal candidate must be passionate about working with youth, work well with a team and have exemplary problem solving skills. Summary:​The Youth Worker will assist in providing programs and services to young people in RHI’s youth programs. This person is also responsible for planning and executing excursions for middle school participants. The Youth Worker is passionate about engaging youth and continuing to learn about youth development. Do you know a qualified person? Are you a qualified person? We encourage all to apply! To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to apply@rhicenter.org with ‘Middle School Youth Worker’ in the subject line.

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, Community, Information

Sources Confirm Arrests & Ongoing Investigation Into NYCHA Kickback Scheme

When: Monday, August 13, 2018

Where: Sources Confirm Arrests & Ongoing Investigation Into NYCHA Kickback Scheme

NYCHA is BACK in the news.... From Kings County Politics.com: Arrests have already been made and there is an ongoing investigation into a massive kickback scheme involving New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) jobs to repair Superstorm Sandy damage, according to sources with knowledge of the investigation. KCP first reported the kickback scheme last Friday as happening in Coney Island, but has learned since it is a citywide investigation involving construction companies and nefarious characters known on the street as “the coalition,” getting low-income individuals on NYCHA job sites at prevailing wages for kickback “donations.” Sources say the city’s Department of Investigation (DOI) is involved in the investigation. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is also looking through several complaints regarding the investigation. Read full article here...

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Community, Recreation/Sports

Brooklyn Nets Basketball Academy Comes to Red Hook!

When: Aug 20, 2018 10:00-12:00 am

Where: 800 Henry Street (Behind Red Hook Recreation Center)

Children ages 6-14 are invited to learn basketball fundamentals and skills with training from Academy coaches. All skill levels welcome. 

Each participant will receive an elusive Brooklyn Nets Basketball Academy T-shit!

Contact Dre at drerichey94@gmail.com or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility. All participants must have a waiver signed by parents and brought the same day of the clinic being held. All waivers will be left at PAL Miccio, RHI, Red Hook Recreational, and Red Hook Community Justice Center.

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, Food

12th Annual Taste of Red Hook

When: Sep 25, 2018 6:00-9:00 pm

Where: Liberty Warehouse, 260 Conover St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

The 12th Annual Taste of Red Hook is a meaningful community event that brings together 50 award-winning restaurants,breweries, bakeries, wineries and distilleries for one night only. All proceeds benefit the work of Red Hook Initiative. Enjoy stunning views from the Red Hook coast, a silent auction, food and drink, while meeting RHI staff, participants, and donors during this spectacular evening. Get Your Tickets Here!

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, , Art/Music, Food

Community Happy Hour: Honey’s

When: Aug 23, 2018 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Pioneer Works 159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Join Pioneer Works staff, artists-in-residence, and friends in our garden for happy hour. Each event spotlights a local chef or culinary organization. This month’s Happy Hour features Bushwick cocktail bar Honey’s which doubles as the front-of-house tasting room for Enlightenment Wines, New York City’s first meadery.

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, Art/Music

Hercules in Red Hook

When: Aug 16, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: The Flagpole 450 Columbia Street

On Thursday, August 16 at 6 PM, we will present readings from Euripides' The Madness of Hercules at The Flagpole, 450 Columbia Street in the Red Hook Houses.  Actors Frankie Faison (The Wire), Kathryn Erbe (Law & Order: Criminal Intent), Glenn Davis (24) and Councilman Jumaane Williams will take part. About an act of unspeakable violence by a man revered by his friends and fellow soldiers, the ensuing discussion will focus on the impact of violence on families and communities as well as the perpetrator. This event is free, open to all, and free ice cream will be served. We are also looking for panelists for this evening. Panelists watch the performance with the audience and afterward, speak for about 3-4 minutes--from their hearts and guts--about what rang true for them in this ancient play. Their words act as a bridge for the facilitated community conversation that follows. We would welcome your suggestions for a panelist. If you'd like to come--and bring a group!--please let me know! You can RSVP by contacting me or by visiting this link: herculesinredhook.eventbrite.com

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, , Community, Employment, Information

Now Hiring Digital Stewards

 

 

THE JOB: Digital Stewards @ VStudio is a small business incubator where members get paid to learn digital career skills. Members learn on the job as they create and deliver products and services to clients. Hiring is ongoing for eager young adults, 18 - 24 years old, who want hands on experience and fast paced learning. No prior experience necessary. All interested apply: Administrative Technologist The person we’re looking for is interested in working “behind the scenes” of a business, scheduling meetings, organizing teams and learning what it takes to keep a business running smooth. Photography Technologist The person we’re looking for knows taking photos isn’t just about pointing and clicking. They’re willing to learn how important it is to create high quality photos for commercial and marketing purposes. Retouching Technologist The person(s) we’re looking for can sweat small details and be a known perfectionist. We are looking to create a team of photo editors learning to work in programs like Photoshop. For more information and to submit resumes; please contact:  Jaebi Bussey  Jajaebi@rhicenter.org    

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Community, Food, Health

FREE Summer Meals

When: Jun 27 1:15 pm-Aug 31, 2018 2:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Library 7 Wolcott St Brooklyn, NY 11231

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

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, Community, Information

Red Hook Flicks 2018: Movies on the Pier

When: Jul 10 8:30 pm-Aug 28, 2018 11:00 pm

 

At the Red Hook Flicks series, see movies on the water and under the watch of Lady Liberty. Presented by Pioneer Works and in association with Red Hook Community Justice Center. The film schedule runs every Tuesday night from July 10 to August 28 on Valentino Pier in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Please bring a low chair or blanket. Film schedule July 10: Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle July 17: Creed July 24: Captain Underpants July 31: Roadhouse August 7: Hairspray (1988) August 14: Silence of the Lambs August 21: Coco August 28: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

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Community, Employment, Information

IT Associate Wanted at Red Hook Initiative

When: June 12-30, 2018

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

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 limited to:  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 adoption.  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  Detail oriented  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  Customer relations  Knowledge of Red Hook community and RHI mission and vision (resident preferred) Contact: (718) 858-6782 for more information.

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, Business, Employment

Hiring at Red Hook Lobster Pound

When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Where: 284 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

The Red Hook Lobster Pound is always looking for team members. If you are a cashier, line cook, hostess or server; email: team@redhooklobster.com with your resume and a brief paragraph telling us something about why you are the perfect candidate.

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Business, Community, Employment, Food

Food Business Pathways Info Session

When: Mar 13, 2018 5:30-8:30 pm

Where: 787 Atlantic Avenue, 2nd Floor (bet. Clermont Ave. & Vanderbilt Ave.) Brooklyn, NY 11238

Food Business Pathways is: *FREE! Only for NYCHA public housing residents or NYCHA Section 8 voucher holders *Grow or launch your food business *10 weeks of business training (6pm to 9pm on weeknights) *Grants to pay for your food handler's license and business incorporation *Access to a commercial kitchen *Business mentorship and coaching Join us for an Information Session:  http://opportunitynycha.org/events/food-business-pathways-program-information-session-8-brooklyn/ Directions: C train to Clinton-Washington Ave. (Use Clinton Ave. exit)

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, Employment

Employment Assistant (Part-Time)

When: Monday, March 5, 2018

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

The Employment Assistant provides administrative support and one-on-one coaching and basic case management for young adults who are seeking employment and vocational training. Reports to: Young Adult Employment Coordinator Schedule/Status: Part-time, non-exempt, 20 hours per week; flexible schedule, to include a combination of daytime and post-5:00pm hours as needed.Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the Employment Assistant include but are not limited to:Create Avenues to Employment Provide one-on-one employment and job search support, helping participants to set employment goals, create action plans and track progress towards meeting their individual employment goals. Work directly with young adults in areas such as coaching, resume writing, cover letter writing, job searches, job applications and interview preparation.

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Community, Information

Red Hook Civic Association Meeting

When: Mar 28, 2018 7:00-9:00 pm

Where: PS 15; 71 Sullivan Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

RED HOOK CIVIC ASSOCIATION Red Hook has been going through radical transformations over the past few years. We'd like to reflect and integrate the positive elements of both long-standing community elements and those of the newcomers.

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Community, Information

Community Board 6 Meeting

When: Mar 14, 2018 6:30-8:00 pm

Where: John Jay Educational Campus, 237 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Brooklyn CB6 represents the neighborhoods of Carroll Gardens/South Brooklyn, Cobble Hill, Columbia Waterfront, Gowanus, Park Slope and Red Hook. From the Buttermilk Channel to Prospect Park, 104,709 people (2010 Census figure) choose to make our district their home. The Community Board is the official municipal body whose primary mission is to advise elected officials and government agencies on matters affecting the good and welfare of the district. Brooklyn Community Board 6 meets on the second Wednesday of each month, except during July and August. All meetings are open to the public. In an attempt to maximize accessibility, general meetings are held at different locations within the district. We are your local non-partisan interface to the many offices and agencies of City government. District Office hours:  Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm T: (718) 643-3027 F: (718) 624-8410 E: Info@BrooklynCB6.org  

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Business, Community, Employment

District Manager Wanted for Community Board 6

When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

 

The Community Board is seeking a new District Manager to supervise the small paid staff and volunteers of the Board and carry out the policies of the Board. The District Manager reports to the Board Chair and also has considerable interaction with Board members, community residents and businesses, government agencies and local elected officials. For job description:  http://www1.nyc.gov/assets/brooklyncb6/downloads/pdf/Job_Vacancy%20Notice-District_Manager_CB6.2018.pdf To submit resumes email: Cb6bklyndmposition@gmail.com  

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Art/Music, Community

AUDITIONS!

When: Mar 3, 2018 12:00-2:00 pm

Where: PS 15 71 Sullivan Street

It's 1939 and a group of famous Black intellectuals and civil rights leaders are gathering to discuss the future of the Negro race...and you're invited! Come mingle with W.E.B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Gwendolyn Brooks and many others in this 360° interactive theater event! Play debuts May 24th. Audition this Satuday (30 slots available). Info at auditions@redhooktheater.org.

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News

EMERGENCY WEATHER WATCH FOR NYC

When: Friday, March 2, 2018

Where: Red Hook and surrounding areas

Notification issued 3/2/18 at 2:05 AM. The National Weather Service has issued the following: What: Flood Warning Where: NYC When: Until 9:00 AM Today, 3/2 Hazards: Periods of heavy rainfall will cause widespread flooding of poor drainage and low-lying urban areas. Heavy rain will continue at a rate of up to a .25 of an inch per hour through the overnight and into the morning. Preparedness Actions: - Do not drive your vehicle or walk into areas where water covers the roadway as the water depth may be too great to allow you to cross safely. - Move to higher ground. For the latest weather info: www.weather.gov/okx/

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Community, Information

MAP Info Session

When: Mar 14, 2018 6:30-8:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Public Library

In the spirit of working together, we will be hosting our first MAP information session in Red Hook on Thursday, March 1, 2018 starting at 6:30pm. The goal is to inform residents about the Neighborhood Safety Initiative and enroll solution-oriented residents that are passionate about helping the community, and willing to work together to address local challenges. This will be accomplished by collecting data, identifying public safety concerns, creating action plans, and implementing collaborative solutions. This info session will assist them in completing the Stakeholder Team application and connect the dots to how MAP is relevant to them. For more information contact: Damien Scott-MAP Engagement Coordinator: 718.974.069 or email scottd@courtinnovation.org

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