The NYCHA Food Business Pathways Program has a competitive, multi-step application process based on qualifications and proven interest. The following is the process for application and selection:
RSVP Online or Call RESS to RSVP for an Information Session: 718-289-8100.
For your convenience, you can register for an upcoming information session using this website or by calling the REES hotline at the above number.
Pick up a bag of fresh produce from our Red Hook Community Farm. Your bag can include greens, herbs, and severy pounds of vegetables such as tomatoes, carrots, peppers and zucchini.
Every Wednesday from 4pm-8pm in front of the Miccio 110 West 9th Street or
Every Saturday from 10am to 3pm at the Red Hook Community Farm 560 Columbia Street.
Who is eligible: Any one living in NYCHA housing or anyone paying with SNAP benefits.
For more information contact Added Value at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Program Coordinator reports to the Director of Programs and works closely with the Workforce
Training Program Instructors and the Construction Department. Primary responsibilities include:
• Manage outreach and intake processes to ensure that eligible participants are successfully
enrolled in the program.
• Process applications and verify that applicants meet the eligibility criteria; keep applicants
informed regarding the status of their application.
• Schedule and conduct screening interviews and math tests; take notes during panel-style
interviews and correct exams
• Develop program materials, maintain relationships with nonprofit partners, and represent the
organization at community meetings.
• Research and conduct outreach to new community partners and meet with them regularly to
maintain an ongoing list of relevant resources and ensure successful program referrals.
• Analyze data and make recommendations on the program’s outreach and intake processes to
ensure the success of applicants in our program and subsequent job placements.
• Coordinate with the Workforce Training Program team to manage the training calendar,
schedule classroom activities, and provide administrative support to the Instructors, including
preparing materials for day one and graduation.
• Track participant attendance and draft dismissal, attendance, and disciplinary letters as
• Order program supplies and enter them into our inventory system.
• Write and send out a bimonthly workforce training program newsletter to update graduates on
upcoming opportunities in the construction field.
• Garner resources for the organization and participate in fundraising activities as needed.
• Commitment to the economic stability of low-income New York City residents.
• Excellent written and verbal skills
• Ability to communicate in clear and encouraging language with a diverse community and staff
• Close attention to detail
• Ability to work collaboratively and independently
• Organized and adept at multi-tasking
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Comfortability speaking publicly and presenting to large groups
• Commitment to professional ethics in working with confidential, sensitive information
• Experience working in the nonprofit sector, preferably in an organization focused on workforce
• Familiarity with Salesforce preferred