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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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, Art/Music

Ark for The Arts

When: Wednesdays, from August 1, 2018 until October 22, 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 art, community and information programming into the heart of Red Hook. Follow us on FB and Instagram, find us at the Red Hook Public Library and go to our website for a calendar of events http://www.arkforthearts.com.

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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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Art/Music, Recreation/Sports

Cora Dance 18-19 Open Registration

When: Sep 5, 2018 12:00-5:00 pm

Where: Cora Dance @ 358 Van Dyke Street

Come in to our new studio at 358 Van Dyke Street to enroll in classes for the 2018-2019 school year. View our class schedule and policies at http://coradance.org/school/info/ If you have any more questions, call or email Programs Manager, Rebekah Bono at 718-858-2520 or rbono@coradance.org.

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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

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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Can Online Resources Help You Save Money?

When: Apr 23, 2018 11:00-1:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center - 88 Visitation Place, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Join this workshop to learn about Online Banking: Learn how to manage your bank account online, learn how to pay bills online & set up direct deposit, and learn how to bank online safely. Limited space available, please contact Leslie at (718) 923-8242 to confirm your seat in the workshop or for more information.

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, News

Up to the TASC? – High School Equivalency Diploma Classes

When: Tuesdays at 10:00 am, from April 3, 2018 until April 25, 2018

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center - 88 Visitation Place, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Pathways to Graduation - Sign up today and obtain your TASC diploma and opens doors to new opportunities! Our program allows you to: Gain Knowledge, Obtain an Internship, and Earn Money. You must be 17.5 - 21 yrs old. Placement test dates: 4/3, 4/5, 4/11, 4/20, and 4/25 at 10AM. For more info, contact (718) 923-8256

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, Community, Health

Evening of Yoga

When: Mar 29, 2018 4:30-5:15 pm

Where: Red Hook Justice Center 88 VISITATION PLACE

Join us for an evening of Yoga to celebrate the strength in ourselves and all women in our community. Please reach out to Daniella at 917.328.7709 or dacker@nycourts.gov with any questions.

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, , Business, Community

Financial Empowerment Workshop

When: Mar 27, 2018 5:30-7:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Library 7 Wolcott Street

It's like the more money we come across, the more problems we see. Right?! Flip those lyrics and setup yourself for more opportunities in your financialfuture. The Red Hook Community Justice Center in partnership with the Brooklyn Public Library Red Hook Branch is organizing an informational workshop for Red Hook residents who are interested in money management, budgeting, credit scores & more financial topics. Food will be served. What to bring with you to the event: 1. List your monthly expenses & income 2. Write down one or two financial goals 3. Bring a neighbor or a friend, spread love it's the Brooklyn way! Questions? Contact Ross Joy, 347-216-5738 or email joyr@nycourts.gov Support provided by Santander Bank

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, Health, Recreation/Sports

Future Posture Yoga

When: Tuesdays at 7:00 pm, from March 20, 2018 until December 18, 2018

Where: 19 Delavan Street, Suite 3S

A weekly yoga class at a therapeutics yoga studio in Red Hook which is focused on alignment, healing from injuries, strengthening, flexibility, with a foundation of back care. The class is offered by donation suggested $15-20 - however if you cannot pay that then I am happy to work something out with you. My email is ashtay67@gmail.com -- please email me to rsvp and let me know that you are coming.

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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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, Business

BMCC FREE College Prep HSE course

When: March 2-1, 2018

Where: 25 Broadway, 8Fl New York, NY 10004

CUNY TechWorks and The Borough of Manhattan Community College Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development, is now offering a "No Cost" 22 week computer training program in Computer Network Support, for quali-fied participants. As IT jobs continue to grow, the need for people to learn the latest technology and certify as skilled professionals remain in high demand.  Please RSVP: By calling 718 289 8100 or create an account/log-in to self-service portal which will allow you to manage your own events. Please visit https://selfserve.nycha.info/.

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Free TASC (High School Equivalency Diploma) Classes

When: Tuesdays at 12:30 pm, from February 8, 2018 until February 27, 2018

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center - 88 Visitation Place, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Pathways to Graduation offers High School Equivalency Diploma Classes. Sign up today and obtain your TASC diploma and open doors to new opportunities. You must be 17.5 - 21 years old. Placement Test Dates: 2/6, 2/8, 2/13, 2/15, 2/20, 2/22, and 2/27 - at 12:30PM only. As a student you qualify for the Workforce Development Internship Program and can receive: Work readiness training, Professional development, and a stipend. For more information, please contact (718) 923-8256.

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, Art/Music, Business, News, Recreation/Sports

JustArts: Photography Program

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

We are excited to announce that we are recruiting for our JustArts: Photography Program. If you know of any young people between the ages of 14 – 18 who are interested in art, photography, want to learn artistic skills, and network with industry professionals. Please have them apply. Applicants can apply online using this link (https://goo.gl/forms/mnJRY2O1OZqYr89f2) or stop by the Youth and Community Program’s office (application also attached) DEADLINE to APPLY: February 18th Must be able to attend all sessions, Tuesday and Thursdays from 4:15pm - 6:30pm March 6th - May 22nd. Upon completion of the program you get: $200 stipend, camera of your own, chance to display your work in a final exhibition, learn about careers in art & photography, and build your portfolio. For more information, please call (718) 923-8261.

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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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