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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.

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/