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Food Bank For New York City Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Volunteers

Food Bank for New York City

March 14, 2020, 7 a.m. - April 30, 2020, 5 p.m. MDT

NOTE: DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CIRCUMSTANCES AROUND THE CORONAVIRUS, THIS IS A HIGHER-RISK VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY. PLEASE EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION, BE DILIGENT ABOUT HYGEINE, HANDWASHING, AND PROTECTION (GLOVES, MASKS) AND GET INVOLVED/LEARN MORE AT YOUR OWN RISK. IF YOU FEEL MORE COMFORTABLE, WE ARE ALSO COLLECTING DONATIONS HERE THAT WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE FOOD BANK TO SUPPORT THEIR WORK. EVERY $1 DONATED TO THE FOODBANK PROVIDES 5 MEALS. Operations at Food Bank for NYC's warehouse will continue as the coronavirus situation is monitored, and the food bank's community kitchen and pantry will remain open for its senior programs, food pantry, and community meals. The food bank is taking proactive steps including increased deep cleanings, providing alcohol-based hand sanitizers, and ensuring that wipes are readily available in these public spaces. As the situation continues to evolve, the food bank continues to need help from other caring New Yorkers. The food bank anticipates a big rise in demand for food in the coming weeks, and will need the help of more volunteers than usual to help us prepare meals and pack food and other essential items. If you don't want to volunteer (and aren't in a good position to donate), you can also help spread the word about the Food Bank’s work. Let your network know the food bank is a resource and encourage volunteers and donations. New Yorkers are resilient, and we are powerful when we join together.

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39 Broadway
New York, NY 10038

Community Data Analyst

Community Loan Fund Of New Jersey

Aug. 5, 2019, 6:30 a.m. - Aug. 5, 2020, 3 p.m. MDT

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

Volunteer Software Engineers and Product Developers for CovidActNow.org

COVID ACT NOW (CovidActNow.org)

March 23, 2020, 9 p.m. - April 29, 2020, 11 p.m. MDT

A team of data scientists, engineers, and designers in partnership with epidemiologists, and public health officials built a tool [https://covidactnow.org/] designed to spur state and local governments into action to slow the spread of CoVid-19. This tool aims to enable political leaders to quickly make decisions in their Coronavirus response informed by best available data and modeling. It is now being used by government and covid response leaders to answer critically important questions such as: What will the impact be in my region be and when can I expect it? How long until my hospital system is under severe pressure? What is my menu of interventions, and how will they address the spread of Coronavirus? The site launched on Friday March 19th, since then it has had 3.2 million visitors and was used as input in the decisions of Anchorage and Dallas to institute ‘sheltering-in-place’. One critical request is from a federal government agency hoping to use this model and some of the presentation elements to help coordinate crisis response efforts (i.e. where to send masks). The platform is also being extended to support government agencies, medical device manufacturers, and front-line health providers plan for and respond to covid. The Request CovidActNow.org is requesting full-time+ help from experienced leaders in software engineering, UX, data science, and scalable support system design Start date: week of Monday 3/23/20 Availability: between the hours of 8pm - 10pm Specific Needs Product or Program Management: Currently there is a group of about 10 volunteers providing help sporadically, as well as a very rapidly changing set of needs and requests of the tool. CovidActNow.org's biggest area of need is someone able and willing to keep the effort organized & help plan the short/medium term roadmap. Full Stack SWE: There is a website (built with react.js), data pipelines, data visualization and other misc development work that needs to be done. [Data] Science: CovidActNow.org model outputs will be used by government officials and the public to inform crisis response. Ensuring they are accurate, up-to-date, and trustworthy is a key priority. Any scientists who are willing to lend their critical eye and expertise to the modeling effort (keeping in mind that this is a specialist field and CovidActNow.org need to maintain some humility and avoid the Dunning-Kruger effect) would be a huge help. UX Design: The product development team is currently blocked on UX design; CovidActNow.org could really use a strong UX design resource who can work with engineers to design & iterate features fast] Support Systems: CovidActNow.org is getting about 50 inbound emails an hour currently. CovidActNow.org would love someone to set up a basic / pragmatic system to support this flow and route to the appropriate person or team who can help. CovidActNow.org needs to triage for the most important requests first: hospitals, US Gov, and medical device manufacturers. (If this keeps up CovidActNow.org will need a support function)

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Volunteer at March for Science NYC 2020

March for Science NYC

April 19, 2020, 9 a.m. - April 19, 2020, 2 p.m. MDT

UPDATE: WHILE THIS EVENT IS STILL PRESENTLY SCHEDULED, KEEPING EVERYONE SAFE AND HEALTHY FROM CORONAVIRUS AND LIMITING LARGE PUBLIC GATHERINGS TO FLATTEN THE CURVE AND LIMIT SOCIAL SPREAD IS A TOP PRIORITY FOR US AND THE ORGANIZERS AND ORGANIZATIONS HOSTING. PLEASE USE CAUTION, CONSIDER SHIFTING TO REMOTE/VIRTUAL/SOCIAL ACTION, AND PLEASE STAY IN TOUCH FOR UPDATES. THANKS. Interested in science? Interested in activism? Want to make a difference? Volunteer with March for Science NYC 2020! This year's march will be held on Saturday, April 19th at Foley Square starting at 11:30am. Everyone is welcome to participate in the march, and if you're feeling up to it sign up to volunteer! March for Science is looking for passionate, dedicated individuals to join our communications, outreach, and programming committees in 2020 for the following positions. Volunteers should expect to work 5-10 hours a week on projects supporting MFS NYC events and campaigns. March for Science needs volunteer help across: Social Media: * Create and schedule content across platforms (Twitter/Instagram/Facebook) * Work with event and graphic design teams to promote events Photography: * Cover MFS NYC events to provide photos for social media, our website, and promo materials PR: * Assist with press inquiries for events/campaigns * Proofread any copy on web/print materials Graphic Design: * Work with outreach/comms teams to create promotional graphics * Work with web team to update/create website graphics Blog Writing: * Write 1-2 blog posts/month on intersection of science, policy, and advocacy * Write summaries for MFS NYC events General: * Share MFS NYC events with personal/professional networks * Find opportunities for collaboration with local partners on events/campaigns Event Logistics: * Assist with general logistics including scheduling and budgeting * Work with outreach/communications teams to advertise events Event Marshals: * Day of event support and safety help for marchers

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Foley Square
New York, NY

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