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New York Offers MORE Sandy Relief Jobs

November 30, 2012 Leave a comment

Individuals who would like to apply to New York State’s job opportunities for Hurricane Sandy cleanup should contact the NYS Department of Labor at 1-888-469-7365 or apply online at www.labor.ny.gov/sandyjobs.

You can also apply in person at the Disaster Recovery Centers.  All individuals must be unemployed to be eligible.

Workers will be paid around $15/hour to work on cleaning and repair projects in declared disaster areas.

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US Financial Diaries is Seeking an Assistant

November 30, 2012 1 comment

The U.S. Financial Diaries (USFD) project is seeking an assistant to join the project team.  Led by New York University’s Financial Access Initiative (FAI), Bankable Frontier Associates (BFA) and The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI), the project will track more than 250 families in four geographic regions in the U.S. over a year and collect highly detailed data on household financial activity. The study promises a timely and independent look at how low- and moderate-income households are managing their financial lives.

The Assistant will be instrumental in executing multiple tasks as needed by the project coordinator and other team members as needed.

Location: New York City. Can work from home and will need to come into the office as needed to meet with the project coordinator or other team members.

Duration: approximately 10 hours per week (60% of the time during business hours), immediately–May 2013

Responsibilities:

• Data entry and transcription

• Questionnaire filing

• Attending USFD team calls

• Contact database inputting

• Preparing reimbursements

Basic Qualifications: 

Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or recent Bachelor’s degree graduate in the social sciences required. Some relevant work experience required. Must have strong organizational, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills and have an intellectual interest in financial access issues. Must be detail-oriented and fluent in the Spanish language (verbal and written). Job offer contingent on successful completion of a human subjects research exam (requirement for all USFD team members).

Pay rate: $12-$15/hr

To Apply: Please submit the following via email to nancy@usdiaries.org, with the subject heading “US

Financial Diaries Assistant Position”:

1. Cover letter

2. Resume

About US Financial Diaries:

New York University’s Financial Access Initiative, Bankable Frontier Associates and The Center for Financial Services Innovation, will track more than 250 families in four geographic regions in the U.S. over a year and collect highly detailed data on household financial activity. The study promises a timely and independent look at how low- and moderate-income working households are managing their financial lives. For more information: http://www.usfinancialdiaries.org/ 

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp. Seeks 2 Forklift Operators

November 26, 2012 Leave a comment

Number of Openings:

2

Company Name:

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

Job Title:

Forklift Operators (23568-R) (PT/Temp)

Minimum Experience Required:

No experience requirement provided.

Job Description:

Forklift Operators (23568-R) (Part-time/Temp-to-possible perm) Experienced forklift

operators with the ability to work flexible work hours are needed by a Brooklyn Navy

Yard based business to do warehouse clean up in the aftermath of super storm Sandy.

High School Diploma or GED required.

Job Location:

Brooklyn, New York

Pay:

$14.50 – $14.50 Hourly

Benefits:

No benefits mentioned.

Hours per Week:

Not specified.

Duration:

Part Time, Temporary

Work Days:

Not specified.

Shift:

Flexible.

Minimum Education Required:

GED

Driver Licenses, Including Endorsements:

No Driver License requirements specified.

How to Apply:

To apply, contact the employer by mail, by fax, or by email:Employment CenterBrooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation63 Flushing Ave, Unit 300

Brooklyn, NY 11205

Fax: Employment Center (718) 852-1648

Email: ecenter@brooklynnavyyard.com

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp. Seeks a Shipping Associate

November 26, 2012 Leave a comment

Number of Openings:

1

Company Name:

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

Job Title:

Shipping/Receiving Warehouse Assoc (23570-R)

Minimum Experience Required:

No experience requirement provided.

Job Description:

Shipping/Receiving Warehouse Associate (23570-R) A Brooklyn Navy Yard based small

business seeks to hire a competent and organized jobseeker for an entry-level shipping

and receiving position working in a warehouse. Qualified candidates must be:

– Comfortable handling office documents and paperwork.

– Able to take initiative, follow instructions, and take feedback well.

– Able to operate a forklift.

Basic PC Skills

Able to lift 60-80 lbs

Forklift Operation Certification preferred.

Job Location:

Brooklyn, New York

Pay:

$9.00 – $9.00 Hourly

Benefits:

No benefits mentioned.

Hours per Week:

Not specified.

Duration:

Full Time, Regular

Work Days:

Not specified.

Shift:

First (Day)

Minimum Education Required:

Less Than High School

Driver Licenses, Including Endorsements:

No Driver License requirements specified.

How to Apply:

To apply, contact the employer by mail, by fax, or by email:Employment CenterBrooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation63 Flushing Ave, Unit 300

Brooklyn, NY 11205

Fax: Employment Center (718) 852-1648

Email: ecenter@brooklynnavyyard.com

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp. Seeks 2 General Laborers

November 26, 2012 Leave a comment

Number of Openings:

2

Company Name:

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

Job Title:

General Laborer (23569-R)(PT/Temp)

Minimum Experience Required:

No experience requirement provided.

Job Description:

General Laborers (PT/temp-to-possible perm) with the ability to work flexible

work hours are needed by a Brooklyn Navy Yard based business to do

warehouse clean-up in the aftermath of super storm Sandy. Ideal candidates

must:

– have experience in construction, fabrication, or a similar trade

– be able to lift up to 25 lbs This position is temp. to possible permanent.

– High School Diploma/GED

Plus: Experience with hand, air, and power tools.

Job Location:

Brooklyn, New York

Pay:

$14.50 – $14.50 Hourly

Benefits:

No benefits mentioned.

Hours per Week:

Not specified.

Duration:

Part Time, Temporary

Work Days:

Not specified.

Shift:

Varies

Public Transportation:

Public Transportation is available.

Minimum Education Required:

GED

Driver Licenses, Including Endorsements:

No Driver License requirements specified.

How to Apply:

To apply, contact the employer by mail, by fax, or by email:Employment Center

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

63 Flushing Ave, Unit 300

Brooklyn, NY 11205

Fax: Employment Center (718) 852-1648

Email: ecenter@brooklynnavyyard.com

Grant Targets the Unemployed: Looking for Sandy Relief Workers

November 17, 2012 2 comments

Governor Cuomo Announces Over $27 Million Federal Grant to Hire Workers to Clean Up Communities Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

*Grant Targets New Yorkers Who Lost Employment Due to Hurricane Sandy or are Unemployed and Not Receiving Unemployment Benefits

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State has received $27,792,296 in federal Disaster National Emergency Grant (NEG) funds. The grant will be used to hire workers who lost their jobs as a direct result of Hurricane Sandy in Bronx, Kings, New York, Richmond, Queens, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland and Westchester counties to help clean up impacted communities.

“This federal grant will provide funds to hire much-needed extra workers to help clean up and recover communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy and put unemployed New Yorkers back to work,” Governor Cuomo said. “I thank Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis for her quick response to deliver assistance to our state.”

To be eligible, workers must be unemployed as a result of Hurricane Sandy or unemployed and not receiving unemployment benefits or other types of income support.

Workers interested in this program should call 1-888-4-NYSDOL (1-888-469-7365). The New York State Department of Labor will work with local officials to recruit and hire workers.

Information will also be available at local Disaster Recovery Centers and One-Stop Career Centers. A list of One-Stop Career Centers can be found on the State Department of Labor’s website.Counties eligible for cleanup assistance under this grant are those covered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance. They include Bronx, Kings, New York, Richmond, Queens, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland and Westchester counties.

Stuff the Turkey: Donation Drive for Hurricane Relief

November 15, 2012 Leave a comment

NYU is collecting donations! Help make Thanksgiving enjoyable for families, despite the effects of Hurricane Sandy!

Date:  Monday, November 19th, 2012

Time:  10AM-2PM

Location:  New York University | Kimmel Center for University Life
60 Washington Square South, Suite 704
New York, NY 10012

Check the flyer below for more details: