Red Hook Hub Weekly

, Community, Information

Affordable Housing Help with CUFF

When: Thursdays at 11:00 am, from September 24, 2018 until September 23, 2019

Where: Saint Michael' Church (Pope Francis Center) 345 43rd Street,(Corner of 4th Ave & 3rd) Brooklyn, NY 11231

Churches United For Fair Housing (CUFF) Learn how to apply for affordable housing and obtain assistance on filling out affordable housing lottery applications. Learn about available resources, including credit counseling, tenants rights referrals and more. Contact: Cesar Rodriguez at 347-583-0476 or email at crodriguez@cuffh.org    

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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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, , 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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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, Employment

Now Hiring Digital Stewards

When: Aug 30-Sep 30, 2018

Where: RHI

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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Employment, Food, Information

NYCHA Food Business Pathways Program is Back

 

 

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.

http://opportunitynycha.org/business-development/food-business-pathways/

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Community, Food, Health

$5.00 Veggie Bags are Here!

 

 

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 veggies@added-value.org. 

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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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Summer Jobs for Youth In Red Hook Houses

When: Feb 8-Mar 16, 2018

 

For the second year now, thanks to the MAP Initiative, there will be guaranteed SYEP summer jobs for all youth (ages 14-24) who live in the Red Hook Houses. The application process just opened and the deadline is March 16th. The application is now available online and can be filled out through a computer or smartphone. See all the details below and flyer attached. Please direct any interested youth to our new open computer hours Leslie is facilitating. The Open Lab hours are Mondays and Fridays from 10:30-12:30pm and 2:30-4:00pm. Please ask every young person who lives in Red Hook NYCHA to apply. They do not have to be on the lease or family composition in NYCHA, but it does need to be their primary address. If any young people want to fill out an application here, they may come to the computer lab during open hours or speak to Leslie (718-923-8242) to work with her or arrange an alternate time. The application process is now OPEN and all applications must be submitted by MARCH 16TH, 2018: http://application.nycsyep.com/

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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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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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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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, 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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, Business, Information

Part-time Peer Community Mental Health Worker

When: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Where: Fund for Public Health, 22 Courtlandt Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10002

The Community Health Worker will serve as a counselor and referral specialist for residents and community members through the activation of the Friendship Benches and referrals from partnering programs. Community Health Workers will be trained to provide one-on-one mental health coaching sessions to help resident participants identify alternative approaches to problem solving, accessing social services and identifying signs and symptoms of common mental illnesses like depression, anxiety and substance use. If you have any questions about job opportunities available with the Fund, please write to us at publichealthjobs@fphnyc.org.

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