Red Hook Hub Weekly

, , 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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What's Going On in Red Hook

, , Community, Health

Report Unsanitary Food Conditions

When: May 11, 2018-May 10, 2019

Where: Online

If you reside in Red Hook and have purchased food well past its expiration date or have witnessed unsanitary conditions in ANY of our supermarkets and grocery stores; you can file a complaint online with 311 and the NYS Department of Agriculture.
These establishments are in OUR community and we deserve to have access to adequate food.
Please file your complaint here. When done share the links with your neighbors, families and friends. The more we complain they will be FORCED to improve the conditions of their stores.
The 2 notorious are:
CTown on Mill Street and Associated on Lorraine Street.

Report unsanitary conditions in a food establishment:

311 Online Complaint Form

NY State link:

NYS Department of Agriculture