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, , Employment

AmeriCorps is Recruiting

 

 

AmeriCorps is back and they are currently recruiting for their full time, half time and minimum time positions. Selected members will start on November 1st, 2018. If you could please share this opportunity with your participants- we are looking for 18+, with a high school diploma, U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Stop by the Justice Center to pick up a paper application or complete it online using the following link: Application

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, Recreation/Sports

Free Kayaking

When: Sep 23, 2018 1:00-4:00 pm

Where: Valentino Pier, Ferris & Coffey Streets

Free walk-up kayaking 2018: Sundays, 1:00PM - 4:00PM: June 3rd until September 23rd. Red Hook Boaters Calendar

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, , Art/Music, Recreation/Sports

Ark for the Arts at the Library

When: Wednesdays at 11:00 am, from September 19, 2018 until October 18, 2018

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

A public art project based out of the Red Hook Public Library. The Ark is a bicycle powered sculpture that brings together art, community, and information programming http://www.arkforthearts.com.

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, Business, Community

Flea Market Fundraiser

When: Sep 22, 2018 10:00-5:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Lions Club District 20-K1 495 Columbia Street

Join the Lions Club as they host a flea market fundraiser. The fundraiser will be at Beard and Dwight Street. The price is $35.00 for a table and it is $25.00 for a non-profit. any additional tables are $10.00 extra. Call Andrea for more information 646-209-0362.

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, , , Employment, Information

Access Training – Individual Training Grant (ITG)

 

 

Training can provide you with the education and experience you need to land a job or advance within your career. We use industry research to design our training programs to ensure that the skills you learn are the skills employers need. We offer training programs for in-demand occupations across sectors at different locations throughout the city. To take part in one of our training programs or qualify for an Individual Training Grant (ITG), you must meet the following qualifications: Be at least 18 years or older.  Be a New York City resident. Be legally able to work in the United States. Meet all federal selective service requirements  and if employed, earn less than $63,925 per year.  Please note that each training program may require additional qualifications.  

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, , Community, Information

Join the NYCHA Board

When: Sep 15-Oct 15, 2018

Where: 250 Broadway, 11th Floor New York, NY 10007

Board members represent the almost 400,000 people who call NYCHA home. Their responsibilities include voting on contracts, resolutions, polices, rules and regulations and other administrative matters.  Resident members are required to devote a minimum of 15-20 hours each month for which they will receive a monthly stipend per hours of services up to $1,500. To qualify, constituents must be: at least 18 years old; a NYCHA resident in good standing; and cleared for service by the New York City Department of Investigation, the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board and/or NYCHA's Office of the Inspector General The application period will start on September 15, 2018 and end October 15, 2018. Applications will be available online and at the Property Management and Borough Management Offices. Candidates can also call 311 for more information or the NYCHA Customer Contact Center, 718-707-777.

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, Business, Information

Events & Social Media Manager Wanted

When: Monday, January 29, 2018

Where: 24 Reed Street, Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Crab, a high volume seafood restaurant in the neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn is seeking an Events and Social Media Manager to book and oversee our indoor and seasonal outdoor events and maintain social media and marketing accounts. Applicants must be hospitable, driven to succeed, self-motivated, enthusiastic and professional in both nature and appearance. Three years of relative experience in sales, social media, marketing and events coordination are required. A positive attitude, attention to detail, great work ethic and an ability to be a team player are a must for this position. Applicants must also have the ability to work a flexible schedule, nights and weekends. Email resume: info@brooklyncrab.com

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, Business, Information

Ikea Career Opportunity

When: Monday, January 29, 2018

Where: 1 Beard St, Brooklyn, NY

Ikea Brooklyn has some available positions: Apply here now: https://seeacareerwithus.com/jobsearch/#All~Job~Categories|C::Brooklyn!*!NY||d-ASC|1

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, Business, Community

Fairway Market is Hiring

When: Monday, January 29, 2018

Where: 480 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Work for Fairway Market. Check out their available positions at various locations: https://re12.ultipro.com/FAI1000/JobBoard/listjobs.aspx?Page=Browse

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, Business

Baked is Hiring

When: Monday, January 29, 2018

Where: 359 Van Brunt Street Brooklyn, NY 11231

Explore your baking/pastry skills. Positions available in Red Hook and Tribeca: https://www.bakednyc.com/jobs/

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, , Community, Health, Information

Red Hook Community Meeting

When: Feb 1, 2018 6:00-7:30 pm

Where: Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott Street

Health Community Meeting & Survey Over the past few months, Alex House Project, Good Shepherd Services, Red Hook Community Justice Center, Red Hook Initiative, Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, and NYU Department of Population Health have been meeting to begin designing the needs assessment.  Our goal is to review data and information from community members about their health needs and priorities that can then be used to help shape programs to address those concerns and to reduce inequalities in the neighborhood.   We are reaching out to you to join us in this conversation.

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, Health, Information

Community Health Needs Assessment Online

When: February 12-20, 2018

 

Every three years, NYU Langone Health (including NYU Langone Health – Brooklyn, formerly known as Lutheran Medical Center) facilitates a Community Health Needs Assessment and develops a Community Service Plan (CSP) addressing some of the top needs identified by the communities they serve. For the past 4 years, the focus of the Brooklyn CSP has been on the Sunset Park community. We are excited that, this year, the focus will include the Red Hook community. Over the past few months, Alex House Project, Good Shepherd Services, Red Hook Community Justice Center, Red Hook Initiative, Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, and NYU Department of Population Health have been meeting to begin designing the needs assessment. Our goal is to review data and information from community members about their health needs and priorities that can then be used to help shape programs to address those concerns and to reduce inequalities in the neighborhood. We are reaching out to you to join us in this conversation. The link to complete the survey online is here: https://tinyurl.com/ybrhnkrq

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, , , Business, Community

LOOKING TO LAUNCH A CAREER IN SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION?

When: Jan 23, 2018 10:30-

Where: 767 Hicks Street

JOIN THE SOLAR PANEL TRAINING PROGRAM! THIS IS A PAID 6-WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM Learn practical skills in: Basic Carpentry, Intro to Electrical Wiring, Solar Panel Installation, Construction Math Tool Usage. Minimum requirements: Must be at least 18 years old, a low-income Red Hook resident, eligible to work in the US legally, able to lift 50lbs, comfortable with heights and able to score 8th grade level on a reading and math screening. ATTEND THE NEXT INFO SESSION TO APPLY

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, , , Business, Community, Information

Paid on The Job Training

 

 

From the office of Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez: for Red Hook, Gowanus and Wycoff Houses residents Receive paid on the job training while maintaining your full social service benefits without incurring a rent increase and also receive a $5k college award upon completion. Come to the info session on the Americorps/Vista program. (B37 to 3rd Avenue & Baltic Street or 2,3,4,5,R,N,Q trains to Atlantic Avenue Barclay Center: walk 5 min)    

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, Business, Community, Information

There is still time FREE Tax Help!

When: Mar 19-Apr 14, 2018

Where: Fifth Avenue Committee 621 Degraw Street

There 2018 Tax Season will operate ONLY on Saturdays starting January 20th – April 14th at 621 Degraw Street Brooklyn, NY 11217. Doors will open at 10am promptly.

Ø  An appointment MUST be scheduled! Participants can:

o   Call the Tax Hotline at 212-505-3482

o   Schedule their own appointment at https://taxesatclinic.youcanbook.me/

o   Contact Yannerys Castillo at 718-237-2017 x164

Ø  Participants interested in an ITIN, filing back years (up to 4 years; 2018,2017,2016 & 2015) or amendment taxes are welcomed!

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, Food

Farm Manager, Added Value

When: Thursday, March 15, 2018

Where: Added Value farm, Red Hook, Brooklyn

Added​ ​Value​ ​Farms​ ​is a youth-centered urban farming and food justice nonprofit in Red Hook, Brooklyn. We create opportunities for teens to expand their knowledge base, develop their leadership skills, and positively engage with each other, their community, and the environment. We operate two urban farms sites, and our programs include a teen farm apprenticeship, a weekly farm stand, a CSA, and a school workshop program. We strive to transform vacant lands into vibrant urban farms, improve access to healthy, affordable produce, and nurture a new generation of green leaders. Position​ ​Overview: The Farm Manager is responsible for all crop production and farm maintenance at the 2.75 acre Red Hook Community Farm, located in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The farm supplies our 70+ member CSA as well as our weekly farm stand. Working closely with Added Value’s education staff, the Farm Manager supports the training and ongoing mentorship of 7-25 high-school aged youth throughout the growing season. The position supports education and outreach work through ongoing school visits, regular volunteer hours, and special events. Responsibilities: ● Manage farm, greenhouse, storage areas; ● Develop and implement crop plan including seeding/planting/harvesting schedules with youth involved in all aspects of production; ● Employ organic pest management strategies as needed on the farm; ● Set up and maintain various irrigation systems; ● Support training and mentorship of Added Value youth farmers; ● Supervise ad hoc volunteer groups as well as weekly drop-in volunteer hours; ● Liaison and manage regular communication with CSA organizing committee; ● Develop relationships, manage orders, and handle deliveries for local restaurant buyers; ● Support planning, harvesting, and marketing activities for weekly youth-led farm stand; ● Keep annual budget, records, inventory, and harvest tallies; ● Collaborate on special events on the farm such as fundraisers and community festivals; ● Participate in staff meetings, social media outreach, grant writing, and strategic planning for the organization as a whole. Qualifications: ● 3-4 years in intensive, small farm, high-yield vegetable production; ● Expertise in organic vegetable growing, as well as compost management techniques; ● Demonstrated experience working with youth; ● Commitment to social justice; ● Ability to work collaboratively with those from various racial, ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds; ● Experience in the safe operation and general maintenance of farm tools and machinery; ● Seed propagation, succession planting, and season extension experience; ● Experience developing and executing an annual crop plan and maintaining farm records; ● Organized, detail-oriented - sets strong example for volunteers and youth; ● Comfortable using Microsoft suite and Google Drive; ● Able to work Tuesday-Saturday schedule through the growing season; ● Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ● Flexible, entrepreneurial with an ability to succeed with modest infrastructure; ● Able to lift up to 50 pounds; ● Must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to drive a cargo van in New York City. Preferred: ● Exposure to anti-oppression trainings and inquiry-based education; ● Experience in the operation of farm stands or markets; ● Knowledge of chicken and bee care; ● Social media savvy, particulary Instagram and Facebook; ● Familiar with Red Hook community as well as NYC urban agriculture community; ● Carpentry and other building skills. To​ ​apply: Email resume, cover letter, and two references in a single​ ​pdf​ to: saara@added-value.org. Please write “Farm Manager Position” in the subject line. No calls please. Interviews will be scheduled as qualified applications are received. Position open until filled. Women and POC encouraged to apply.

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