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Shine Foundation Volunteer Facilitator - Bronx Location

Shine Foundation

April 1, 2019, midnight - Dec. 31, 2019, midnight

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

Fundraising Specialist

A Free Bird

June 27, 2019, midnight - Sept. 27, 2019, midnight

A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3)non-profit organization based in New York City. Our focus is to provide children, ages 4-18 who are patients or survivors of juvenile cancer, the opportunity to explore their artistic passions and give them the strength to fight their disease. We believe that artistic expression is critical for healing! A Free Bird supports children affected by cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and any other artistic passion they may have.Responsibilities:Identify areas in AFB most in need of fundraising and identify how much money will be needed and determine through which avenues to raise funds.Overall Responsibilities:-Communicate with the various AFB departments to determine how much funding is needed and where funding needs to go.-Develop a case as to why AFB needs funding by pinpointing AFB fundraising targets, objectives, and aspirations.-Develop strategies to encourage new or an increase in investments.-Create a list of donor contacts.-Contact potential donors to set up meetings and events to receive donations.-Plan, promote and help carry out fundraising events and programs.-Must support and maintain mission goal and statement of organization.Competencies:-Has/Working towards a degree in Marketing, Business, Communication, Arts Administration or related fields.-Excellent communication skills and ability to be personable and persuasive.-Ability to set goals and meet them in timely fashion.-Competency with math and financial acumens.-Excellent decision maker.-Excellent verbal communication skills.

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542 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Intern-computer Technology:teacher's Aide Oppty To Better-the-world

Techie Youth Corp

July 8, 2019, midnight - Aug. 16, 2019, midnight

Come work as an intern at Techie Youth, a non-profit charity of NYC that helps foster-kids (children who have been removed from abusive/neglectful parents/homes) who are approaching the age-of-emancipation (18-21) and at-risk youth. We train them in computer-technology and then help them begin a career in the IT-sector. Statistically, without Techie Youth, most of these kids will become homeless or incarcerated - in NYC 80% of homeless people were previously in foster-care. We operate in collaboration with the City of NY and several tech-companies including Microsoft.Send to:hr {-at-} techieyouth.orgDuties of your role as Tech-Focused Teacher's Aide include:- helping/guiding students in the Techie Youth classroom as needed (under the guidance of our experienced teaching-staff)- being an additional set-of-eyes in the classroom to ensure that ALL students remain engaged throughout the class time- answering student questionsPerks:- Intense hands-on experience working in a very-large classroom of underprivileged youth, over a short 6-week summer semester.- Performing a huge LIFE-SAVING good deed for the kids in our program- As a respected 501(c)3 registered charity of NYC, we will accommodate all (legitimately-earned) requests for you to gain school credit, letters of recommendation, positive employment referrals, etc.- You will likely learn new tech-skills too, as our curriculum is highly-accelerated to provide full A-to-Z technology career-training- Upon completion of the internship, you will have the option to be strongly-considered for future paid teaching role openings at Techie YouthThis role requires commitment to attend our full NYC-based 6-week-semester running 25-hours/week, Mon-Fri during July-August. You may select from two shifts, 8am-1pm or 1pm to 6pm, or choose to work both shifts (this would be a huge perk for us, but is not a requirement for being selected as an intern.)REQUIRED:REQUIRED: must have a core understanding of IT and computer-technology hands-on; you can be self-taught, a comp-sci major or just someone with a passion/knack for tech.REQUIRED: coherent verbal demeanor AND good patience to guide young-adultsREQUIRED: dedication and commitment to this role - our team is very passionate about this initiative and we want to ensure all other participants are as well.For consideration, please send:hr {-at-} techieyouth.orgMORE INFO ABOUT US:

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23-01 41 Ave
New York, New York 11101