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Shine Foundation Volunteer Facilitator - Bronx Location

Shine Foundation

March 31, 2019, 11 p.m. - Dec. 30, 2019, 11 p.m.

BackgroundShine Foundation, Inc. (Shine) is a volunteer-led nonprofit startup, based in NYC, on a mission to provide homeless survivors of domestic violence with the financial tools and knowledge to live financially healthy lives. To-date, we have assisted more than 300 survivors and their families build the skills to boost their credit scores, create budgets and seek employment, and are keen to assist even more this coming year. Visit us at shine-foundation.org to learn more!Facilitator:We are looking for facilitators for Bronx sites who are engaging, energetic and can make financial health content exciting and fun! Successful facilitators understands the importance of engagement and user experience in the teaching process and has the client’s interests in mind.Responsibilities:Design activities and lesson plansFacilitate classes one or multiple classes over a scheduled programWork with support team to create long-term follow up and success plansConduct research and preparation for classes as neededQualifications:3+ years of prior experience working with similar client population OR prior facilitation/teaching experience.Strong communication skills.Introspective humility.Experience creating content or lesson plans that are fun and exciting!Ability to work well in a team environment.Willing to Travel to the BronxTimeframe: One-yearWeekly commitment: 4 to 6 hours + travel to sites

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6 Doyers St.
New York, New York 10013

Volunteer With Masa's Las Adelitas - A Young Women's Leadership Program

Masa

June 11, 2019, 3 p.m. - Dec. 19, 2019, 7 p.m.

About Masa: Masa partners with Mexican and Latino immigrant children, youth, and families in the South Bronx to develop strong learners and leaders who fully contribute to the broader community.About the Las Adelitas program:Masa’s Las Adelitas program is a young women’s space for folks ages 14-21 who identify as women of color, indigenous, immigrant and/or latinx. It is a free, bilingual (Spanish-English) program in which we explore topics such as: self-love and self-care; techniques to manage stress; women’s narratives, struggles and ancestral resistance; leadership development and community action; and building community in an intentional, safe and supportive space.A volunteer with the Las Adelitas program supports the implementation of the program, from setup and breakdown to classroom support. The ideal volunteer is a dynamic, bilingual (Spanish/English) person who is eager to learn more about and support positive young women’s development, particularly with high school youth of color.Location:Masa’s Tlanezcalli Community Center, 2770 Third Avenue, First floor, Bronx, NY 10455(Easily accessible from the 2 and 5 trains)Responsibilities:The volunteer’s responsibilities include supporting Las Adelitas prior to, during and following program implementation, including tasks such as:Helping set up and break down meeting area (chairs, tables, equipment, snacks, beverages, etc.)Greeting students upon arrival to program and directing them to meeting areaTaking attendance and notes during sessionsProviding classroom support during workshop sessionsPromoting a healthy environment for students during sessionsAssisting with supervision during field tripsYour time can make an immense difference in students’ lives!Time Commitment:Volunteer must be willing to come to Masa the following times:Either2 Tuesdays per month: 4pm - 8PM or2 Wednesdays per month: 4pm-8pm (our sessions fall a twice a month, two days a week)RequirementsHave a passion for working with youth of colorAttention to detail and problem-solving skillsComfortable in youth group settingsComfortable engaging in discussions around issues of social justice, racial justice, and gender equityHonor all Masa policies and procedures, including with respect to client confidentiality and boundariesProficiency in SpanishAn interview, complete volunteer application, and reference check is required for this role. An interview does not guarantee program placement.How to apply:Complete the interest form at www.masany.org/VolApp. Indicate interest in "Las Adelitas" in the final comment box.

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Masa Tlanezcalli Center
Bronx, New York 10455

Volunteer Chapter Lead - Civilian Leader Needed!

Blue Star Families

July 31, 2019, 11 p.m. - July 31, 2020, 11 p.m.

Volunteer Chapter Lead - Civilian Leaders needed!Have a passion for military families? Looking for a volunteer role where you will gain valuable real-life experience? We are looking for you to join our dynamic and growing volunteer team!Our Volunteer Chapter Leaders are the face of Blue Star Families at the local level. The Volunteer Chapter Lead will serve as a liaison between the military and civilian communities in their community. The Chapter Leaders will represent Blue Star Families at local events, work with and mentor volunteers, help host events for various programs and participate in community meetings and collaborations. This Volunteer role requires a one year commitment to the duties and responsibilities below.What you will be doing:Helping to recruit and assemble chapter leadership roles in accordance with the chapter organizational chartMentoring volunteersProviding guidance to help grow the chapter and deliver consistent programs to military families and neighbors within the communityScheduling, attending and leading various chapter area meetings to review and discuss chapter activities and initiativesEstablish key area relationships with community and installation leaders and donorsYou are familiar with the community and have a desire to support military familiesYou have experience leading a team of volunteersYou are confident, a self starter and skilled in taking initiativeYou have experience developing and leading plans and projectsYou are skilled in utilizing social media platforms and have excellent communication skills

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New York Metro Area
New York, New York 10128

Creative Arts Therapy Volunteer/intern (mandarin Or Bengali Speaking)

Womankind, Rising Above Violence

July 31, 2019, 11 p.m. - June 29, 2020, 11 p.m.

Womankind works with survivors of gender-based violence to rise above trauma and build a path to healing. We bring critical resources and deep cultural competency to help Asian communities find refuge, recovery, and renewal.Purpose/Overview:The Later in Life program started in 2012 to address the needs and challenges of older adult (age 50 and above) survivors of gender-based violence. 20% of Womankind’s clients are above the age of 50; the LIL program works to ensure that their needs are represented both internally (through our services and staff) and externally (through our advocacy efforts).This position will support our outreach efforts to the Chinese (Mandarin-speaking) older adult and South Asian (Bengali or other) older adult population in Queens and will help with facilitating educational and therapeutic workshops and groups. The larger goal of this position is twofold: first, to create awareness around abuse in later life and connect survivors with services; second, to foster an active aging lifestyle among older adults through the workshops and groups.Supervisor: Miyoung Kim, MS, MA, L-CAT, R-DMT, Expressive Therapies Ph.D. student/ Later in Life AdvocateLocation: This position will be based mainly in Queens and will require traveling between the Womankind office and a partnered organization (possibly senior center, adult day care center, etc.)Key Responsibilities: To plan, conduct/co-facilitate Creative arts and dance/movement therapy 1 or 2 sessions per week at Chinese and South Asian senior center in the Queens area.Schedule: One day per week 11-12PM and/or 1-2PM, August 2019 (or as soon as possible) through June 2020Qualifications: Proficiency in Mandarin, Bengali, or other South Asian language highly preferred.Should have a strong interest in working with older adults.No prior experience with conducting workshops or facilitating groups required - trainings will be provided.An interest in wellness activities/therapy strongly preferred.Orientation and Training Requirements: Volunteer will be required to attend a 3- hour Womankind volunteer orientation to get an overview of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking as well as an overview of Womankind’s programs.Volunteer will receive ongoing supervision and training as needed throughout this position. In the first couple of months, the volunteer will receive these trainings before we execute the workshops and groups:Abuse in Later Life Training (which will cover the types of abuse that occur in later life, ageism, and active aging)Facilitating groups trainingDance/movement therapy for older adults trainingAny other Womankind trainings will be made available (and optional) for the volunteerSupport/Continuing Education:Individual supervision will be provided on a weekly basis.Supervisor will guide the volunteer in reaching out to places and building professional relationships. Supervisor will also assist the volunteer in conducting workshops and facilitating wellness groups.Volunteer will also receive support from the Later in Life Program Manager as needed.Benefits: Professional mentorshipSupervision credits if volunteer is a LCAT candidateGain experience with conducting workshops and public speakingLearn to create and facilitate wellness groupsOpportunities for growth as volunteer will be equipped with tools to work with gender-based violence survivorsOpportunities to teach specific skills if volunteer is passionate about certain creative activities (knitting, yoga, craft, dance, cooking, )Selection process:Complete the Womankind Volunteer Application (Link: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=989713892) and submit a resume to volunteer@iamwk.org with the email title "Later in Life Volunteer". Selected candidates will be contacted for an initial phone interview with the Later in Life Program advocate. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All candidates are subject to a background check prior to start of volunteer position.

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Various Locations
Queens, New York 11373

#goldopen Fellow (new York City)

Gold House Foundation Inc

Aug. 4, 2019, 11 p.m. - Aug. 4, 2020, 11 p.m.

Gold House is an international, inter-industry, intergenerational collective of pioneering founders, creative voices, and leaders dedicated to systematically accelerating the Asian diaspora’s societal impact while enhancing the community’s cultural legacy. The collective is a nonprofit organization whose programs include networking Salons that forge new professional opportunities; investment vehicles like #GoldOpen that ensures Asian artistic success; and the A100 List that celebrates historic Asian achievements.Fellow DutiesManage #GoldOpen buyout strategy process including coordinating donations from buyers and inbound website pledges/interestManage distribution of tickets for bought-out theatres to nonprofit organizations, employee resource groups at major companies, etc.Manage and grow #GoldOpen email network to broaden impact of #GoldOpen movementCoordinate with Communications Fellow on monthly Lineup email to #GoldOpen email networkRequirementsEach Fellow commitment is one year long (commencing mid-2019 till mid-2020)Fellows must have a minimum of 3-4 years of full-time professional work experienceFellows must be self-starting and entrepreneurial; resilient and creative; highly detail-oriented; and consistent in high-quality executionFellows may reside anywhere except for the Core Fellow (LA) and Salon Fellows (LA, NYC, SF)BenefitsThe title of Gold House FellowA long-term visioning and career coaching session with Gold House Principal Founders to sharpen one’s professional aspirationsComplimentary attendance and participation in one Salon per year, Gold House’s most coveted gatherings that convene 20 top Asians in an unforgettable experience to solve a specific challenge. Attendees are also able to solve one of their own challenges on the spot from the Collective.Complimentary access to all VIP #GoldOpen Premieres for the year, seminal convenings of top Asians across LA, NYC, and SF opening week for major films.Access to all experiences related to the Fellow’s work (e.g. #GoldOpen Fellows attend all #GoldOpen VIP Premieres)

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New York
New York City, New York 10001

Community Data Analyst

Community Loan Fund Of New Jersey

Aug. 5, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - Aug. 5, 2020, 4 p.m.

What you’ll do As a Community Data Analyst VISTA, you will assist in our effort to create visibility and enhance awareness of the extraordinary work we do. Your work will potentially result in an improved policy and regulatory environment that will help reduce poverty and increase intergenerational wealth. Working with our Community Asset Preservation Corporation (CAPC) team, you will: * Provide on-going oversight of community data collected to ensure that data is complete and accurate. * Provide on-going oversight of community data collected to ensure that data is complete and accurate. * Update properties as needed by linking to the appropriate geographies for community level data analysis. * Create a plan for keeping data current and relevant on an annual or quarterly basis with feedback from staff, develop protocols and systems for updating and using the community develop data collected. * Develop a process for collecting and incorporating historic data with a focus on data trends and those data points that are included in the CAPC Social Impact score. * Analyze current strategy used by CAPC staff to determine whether the current score is providing reliable analysis and if there are missing pieces of the CAPC mission that are not being captured. * Participate in CAPC staff meetings and report on community impact on the property and aggregate level. * Work with staff to provide community level and property level data for marketing materials. * Work with Director of Operations to develop an outline of how data is entered, managed, and used at the organization. * Begin to develop contact and information needed in the Data Standard Operating Procedures document.While you will work with our CAPC team, you will also play a critical role in enhancing our overall infrastructure to effectively manage and sustain our policy- and systems-building efforts by expanding our ability to conduct data-driven research. The byproducts and impact of your work as a member of this invaluable VISTA team will live well beyond your time here with NJCC. Your work will enable NJCC to significantly expand its role as one of New Jersey’s foremost thought leaders in community development.The skills you'll need We’re looking for people who are motivated and driven to develop their career. To be successful in this role, you’ll: * Have a passion for community service and a strong customer service attitude. * Have a passion for community service and a strong customer service attitude. * Be curious and independent. * Have completed some college level coursework in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Urban Policy or Planning, Economic Development, or related courses. * Be experienced with social media platforms and website development. * Be experienced with social media platforms and website development. * Have superb interpersonal communications skills and the ability to establish rapport with divers groups easily. * Be able to demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft office and Adobe Creative Suite.

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421 Halsey Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102

Fall Legal Intern (unpaid)

Center For The Integration And Advancement Of New Americans (CIANA)

Aug. 31, 2019, 11 p.m. - Dec. 30, 2019, 11 p.m.

Our Legal Services Department is looking for a highly personable, persistent, and detail-oriented Legal Intern to assist our attorney with immigration cases. CIANA’s Legal Services Department provides free consultations to determine immigration relief, as well as provides low fee assistance with a variety of immigration applications.The Center for the Integration & Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) is a social services organization that works to integrate new immigrants from South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America into the socio-economic and civic life of American society while maintaining pride in their cultural heritage.Requirements:At least two years of college completedFluency in Arabic, Bangla, Spanish, or other languages is requiredExperience in one or more of the following: Microsoft Office and Google Suite, especially Excel/SheetsKnowledge of public benefits or willingness to learnResearchingOrganization and filingCounseling or customer serviceEveryday Duties:Scheduling new appointments and confirming scheduled appointmentsManaging correspondence between CIANA, clients, and other institutionsCompleting general and legal intakes for new clientsAssisting with legal appointments, especially with interpretation if language proficient in Arabic, Bangla, Spanish or other languageMaintaining client database and digital filesMaintaining and organizing up-to-date paper filesConduct outreach around Queens, supporting our Pathway to US Citizenship program in Queens libraryPerform legal research on issues of immigration law, draft memoranda, and report to the Director of Legal ServicesCompensation: UnpaidHours: 15-20 hours per weekFor more information, please visit CIANA’s website at www.cianainc.org or check out our social media at @cianainc. To apply, please send a bio or resume to olivia@cianainc.org.

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31-09 Newtown Avenue
New York City, New York 11102

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