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2011 Summer Internship Program with Public/Private Ventures
Public/Private Ventures is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1978. We work to improve the lives of children, youth and families in high-poverty communities by developing, testing replication innovative social programs. We partner with practitioners. Funders and policymakers to identify and test promising strategies. Our findings are shared nationally to encourage more effective programs and supportive policies. P/PV has office in New York, Philadelphia and Oakland, CA. More information can be found at www.ppv.org
There are positions available in; Labor Market Intern (Philadelphia or New York City) and Communications Intern (New York City).
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Center Intern Position Available for City Squash
Job Description :
· Help and monitor students in the Learning Center with homework, projects, etc.
· Assist staff with administrative work and/or Book club.
· Responsible for cleanliness of Learning Center and Book club rooms.
· Responsible for the safety of the students in the Learning Center.
· Mondays 3:00pm – 8:00pm
· Pay $10/hr
Also, we are still in need of chaperones for Monday and Thursday. Info below.
· Walk Middle School and Elementary School students between school, Fordham's squash courts and the CitySquash office
· Responsible for keeping group together
· Responsible for safety of students crossing street, walking on sidewalks, etc.
· Mondays 3:15-7:00
· Thursdays 3:15-7:00
· Pay $10/hr
· You do not need to be available both days--one day or the other is fine!
If interested please contact Dora Lubin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Fellowship Opportunity at LIFT-The Bronx
Our Mission and Vision - LIFT’s mission is to combat poverty and expand opportunity for all people in the United States. We envision a day when all people in our country will have the opportunity to achieve economic security and pursue their life goals.
Our Organization - LIFT currently runs centers staffed by trained volunteers in Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, to serve low-income individuals and families. LIFT clients and volunteers work one-on-one to find jobs, secure safe and stable housing, make ends meet through public benefits and tax credits, and obtain quality referrals for services like childcare and healthcare. Simultaneously, the LIFT experience pushes volunteers to grapple with our country’s most challenging issues related to poverty, race, inequality, and policy. Since LIFT’s founding, over 6,000 volunteers have served more than 40,000 individuals and families.
About the Position - LIFT-THE BRONX seeks driven and independent leaders to serve as Summer Fellows. Summer Fellows work one-on-one with low-income community members (LIFT clients) to find jobs, secure housing, enroll in public benefits, and help these community members obtain referrals for services like childcare and healthcare. Summer Fellows are also responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of LIFT-THE BRONX. We look for individuals who are passionate about community development and are committed to LIFT’s anti-poverty mission. Summer Fellows will report to the AmeriCorps Members/Site Coordinators at LIFT-THE BRONX.
This position is also available at our following local offices: Cambridge, MA; Chicago, IL; Evanston, IL; North Philadelphia, PA; Somerville, MA; Washington, DC; and West Philadelphia, PA.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
-Work one-on-one with low-income community members to find jobs, secure safe and stable housing, enroll in public benefits and tax credits, and obtain referrals for services like childcare and healthcare
-Support the management of your office’s daily operations, including scheduling client appointments and making client reminder calls
-Attend meetings and trainings that address local and national poverty issues
- Engage your community by building and strengthening partnerships with community and university organizations
-Support expansion of your office’s existing student volunteer corps as needed
- Assist with communications and fundraising initiatives as needed
* Commitment to LIFT’s mission and core values.
* All majors and career interests are encouraged to apply.
* Proficiency in Spanish is a plus, but not a requirement.
* Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
* Flexibility, ability to take initiative, and a commitment to being a team player.
Training: All Summer Fellows will engage in a one to two day training at the beginning of their team.
Dates: LIFT-THE BRONX will offer both full-time and part-time positions during the summer of 2011.
Inclusive available dates are May 23 – September 2 with a minimum of 20 hours per week for a minimum of 8 weeks
Dates for stipend fellowships are June 6 – August 12 for 40 hours per week for 10 weeks
·Fellowship Compensation: Financial support is not guaranteed for all Summer Fellows. Stipends of $2500 will be awarded to two select students. Funding selections will be made by the local office leadership team and will be granted to applicants who are the best match to the position. In order to be eligible to receive a stipend, you must be able to work a full-time Monday-Friday 40 hour work week for a minimum of ten weeks. Preference for stipends is given to current LIFT-The Bronx volunteers.
How to Apply to LIFT-THE BRONX
Please email a resume and thoughtful cover letter, both in Word format, addressed to email@example.com, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity. Please list in the subject line of your e-mail which location(s) you are applying to. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Job Opportunity at The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation
The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco), a Bronx-based nonprofit housing and community development organization, seeks a Family Support Worker to join its Family Support Department. WHEDco has worked for nearly twenty years to build a more beautiful, equitable, and economically vibrant Bronx. We reach 30,000 people annually through energy-efficient, healthy and affordable homes, early childhood education and youth development, family support, home-based childcare microenterprise and food business incubation. See www.whedco.org for more information.
Job Summary: The Family Support Worker will demonstrate appropriate goal setting and effective practice skills in a collaborative model with WHEDCo’s on-site programs. The population to be served is community residents at designated locations. Service areas at the Urban Horizons Economic Development Center include: Mental Health, Head Start, universal pre-k and family based child care, substance abuse, housing assistance, job training and placement, after-school and summer programs.
Specifically, she/he will manage a caseload, providing individual case management services: advocacy, resource and referral services to a mixed population. A central focus of this role will be to work creatively with community residents to ensure that they attain financial literacy, legal assistance, employment, mental health services, etc.
Perform case management services according to protocols designed by the Director
Work with individuals who require intervention in the following areas: substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence, crisis intervention, welfare advocacy, housing, legal
Develop and maintain linkages within a network of multi-disciplinary human service organizations for the purposes of information exchange and referrals in the broader community
Maintain client files (written and computerized) and prepare reports for Director’s review
Attend meetings that include but are not limited to: team meetings, case conferences, interdisciplinary meetings, and regularly scheduled supervisory meetings
Participate in in-house and external staff development and training activities
Perform outreach as required to meet program goals
Perform other related duties as may be requested by Director
* Bilingual English/Spanish required
* Associates degree is required
* Minimum of 1-2 years experience preferred
·Knowledge of case management, advocacy, family/youth services and childcare - preferably in a community environment
* Basic computer skills required (Microsoft Office)
Excellent benefits and competitive salary based on experience. WHEDco is an equal opportunity employer.
To apply: send a cover letter and resume to one of the following:
Please type “Family Support Worker” in the subject line.
Mail: WHEDco, 50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY 10452
Attn: D. Roberts
Summer Teaching Opportunity
The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2011 teaching positions. We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. We provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support.
Summer teaching positions with the Institute offer the opportunity to:
Earn more than $6,000 during the summer.
Teachers typically earn between $500 and $700 per week while teaching.
Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.
Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.
The Institute is an educational service provider that teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. Our classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature.
We hire people who:
Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
Have a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline
Are responsible and hard working
Have good communication and organizational skills
Will be patient and supportive with students
Have regular access to a reliable car
We welcome you to submit an online application and learn more about teaching for the Institute at our website:
http://instituteofreadingdevelopmentteachingjobs.com/ [ If this link does not work, please copy and paste it into your browser.]
Job Opportunities at the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation
Founded in 2007, The UA School for Wildlife Conservation engages students in a challenging academic curriculum where wildlife conservation is integrated throughout the core subjects. In every classroom students ask questions, learn how to find answers, test their results, and publicly present their work just as scientists and other professionals do. UASWC is committed to supporting each student's success in college, sense of personal purpose, and ability to effect positive change in the world.
Information on a few opportunities including (click on link to get description)
After School Director
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ANY OF THESE INTERSHIPS, STOP BY THE CSJ OFFICE IN MCGINLEY 101 OR EMAIL CSPRH@FORDHAM.EDU