Archive for February, 2013

Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, Inc. Seeks a Program Coordinator

February 27, 2013 Leave a comment

Project Description:

Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, Inc. (NMPP), with the Federation of County Networks (FCN) as a subcontractor will contribute to the March of Dimes’ effort to educate young women about risk reduction strategies that prevent prematurity by implementing the My Life My Plan Women’s Reproductive Health Education Project in Upper Manhattan, the South Bronx, Central Brooklyn, and Jamaica/Southeast Queens. This project will combine social media and group peer education to deliver preconception health education to young women of color and childbearing age in an effort to increase awareness of the risks and behaviors that affect prematurity and improve birth outcomes in these communities where there are significant disparity in birth outcomes.

Program Coordinator Job Description:

The Program Coordinator is responsible for executing the logistics of the program including program arrangements, documentation, and record-keeping. Under the supervision of the program manager, the program coordinator will interface with the sub-contractor, peer educators, and collaborating agencies to ensure that the activities and functions of the program goals and objectives are accomplished. Coordinator must see to it that administrative processes of the project are executed. Coordinator must be capable of working with students and professionals associated with the project and integrate new protocols as appropriate.


  • Prepare workshop materials for trainers and participants.
  • Handle the exchange of and organize contacts and other paperwork, receipts, etc.
  • Handle scheduling and confirmations for training sites, trainers, and attendees.
  • Order materials and supplies for project.
  • Compile statistical information on peer educators and workshop participants from workshop sign-in forms and follow-up surveys.
  • Gather and organize evaluation forms, and handle the data entry for the project.
  • Distribute social marketing materials to sites and manage media sites.
  • Travel to workshop sites to evaluate space and make provisions for sessions.
  • Meet with and update the Program Manager and subcontractor regarding project implementation on a regular basis.


  • Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in community health education, health science or related area.
  • One or more years work experience in public or community health or a related area, and working with diverse communities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Data analysis and evaluation skills.

This position is to be filled immediately. For more information and to apply, please send a cover letter and resume ASAP to:

Joyce Y. Hall, MPH, Executive Director, Federation of County Networks, Inc., or (212) 932-3570, Ext. 11


Ekua Ansah-Samuels, Program Manager, Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, Inc., or (212) 665-2600, Ext. 323

New York Post Job Fair in Long Island, February 28th!

February 27, 2013 7 comments

The New York Post is hosting a career fair in Long Island!

Date:  Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Time:  11AM-2PM

Location: Holiday Inn Westbury, 369 Old Country Road, Carle Place, NY 11514

Exhibiting companies include, but are not limited to:

  • Allstate
  • Coca-Cola
  • Fidelis
  • Liberty Mutual
  • New York Life
  • New York National Guard
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • St. Joseph’s College

Register and upload your resume at 

For more information, contact:

Queens Job Fair, February 28th!

February 27, 2013 Leave a comment

Date:  Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Time:  10AM-3PM

Location:  United Healthcare Asian Plaza, 136-02 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing NY 11354

*Accessible by bus and train on Main Street, Flushing*


The employers present will be hiring for HHA, sales associates, customer service representatives, and administrative staff.

Over 10 LARGE employers including Time Warner Cable, Coach, Doshi Diagnostics, Allied Barton Security, New York Hospital Queens, and more!

  • Business attire is a MUST.
  • Bring PLENTY of resumes!
  • FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC!

For more information: 718-478-3848;

Click the link to access the flyer:  Queens Job Fair

The ECDO Young Adult Internship Program

February 27, 2013 Leave a comment

The Ecumenical Community Development Organization (ECDO) Young Adult Internship Program is OPEN to NYC residents who are:

  • between the ages of 16-24
  • not in school
  • not working
  • residents within the 10023, 10024, 10025, 10026, 10027, 10030, and 10031 zip codes.

The program includes:

  • 3 weeks of job readiness orientation
  • earn up to $2,500 in 14 weeks
  • 9 months of placement assistance in jobs or in an educational program

For an application or more information, call (212) 531-3211


stop by the ECDO Community Partnership Center

413 West 125th Street

New York, NY 10027

(between Morningside and Amsterdam Avenues)

Click the link to access the flyer: ECDO YAIP

Coast-to-Coast Career Fair, February 25th!

February 20, 2013 Leave a comment

New York Job Fair

Date: Monday, February 25, 2013
Location: Radisson Martinique
49 West 32nd St
New York, NY 10001
Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Coast-to-Coast has been working hard to bring top employers to the event and they are looking forward to meeting you! Did you know that most employers at their Job Fairs report making hires from the people they meet? That means you have a great opportunity ahead so be sure you’re ready for the day of the event!


Review the following items to be sure you are prepared:

  • Resume is updated and error proof
  • Printed 30 copies of your resume
  • Personal marketing pitch is ready- for tips on putting
    together your pitch Click here.
  • Review companies attending and prepare questions for
    recruiters- to see the current list Click here.
  • Select appropriate business attire


Employers include: Per Scholas, Forever 21, New York Life, St. Nick’s Alliance Workforce Development, and more!


The Job Fair will be the place for you to make a lasting impression on recruiters who make hiring decisions. Please review the Advice Section for Coast to Coast’s recommendations on getting the most out of the job fair.


New York City’s Premium Job Fair, March 5th!

February 20, 2013 Leave a comment

If you or someone you know is looking for employment:

New York City’s Premium Job Fair

Date:  March 5, 2013

Time:  11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location:  Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Avenue (At 33rd St.) – New York, NY 10001


Meet person to person with local recruiters in your area. FREE TO ATTEND.

Business casual attire and resume are required.

Register early and upload your resume for companies to view:

Upcoming Professional Job Fair, March 11th!

February 20, 2013 Leave a comment invites you to attend their upcoming job fair to meet directly with decision makers at top companies and schedule interviews.

At their Job Fairs, employers attend to recruit career seekers. Expect employers to provide you with the next steps to apply for open positions or they will provide you with interview dates and times.


Date:  Monday, March 11th, 2013

Time:  1:00pm-4:00pm

Location:  Holiday Inn Midtown, 440 West 57th Street, New York, New York 10019


REGISTER & SCHEDULE INTERVIEWS:  The sponsor highly encourages registration because the resumes submitted online will be viewed by employers attending the job fair prior to the event. In the case they are interested in interviewing you, the will contact you directly.
TYPE OF EMPLOYERS AT JOB FAIR: Government, Non-Profit, Small Size, Mid-Size, Large Size Companies.

From entry level to professional positions; From Hourly to Salaried positions. All fields including: Sales, Customer Service, Clerical, Administrative, Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Government, Non-Profit, Marketing and many more..

All employers at the job fair including are EOE. All career seekers are encouraged to apply for positions and attend this career fair. The job fair attendance is FREE to career seekers. Bring plenty of resumes. Parking is typically always free unless noted below.

Register here:

Professional Bilingual Job Fair, April 10th!

February 20, 2013 Leave a comment

Are you bilingual?  Are you looking for employment?  Here’s a great opportunity!


The National Society for Hispanic Professionals brings the Professional Bilingual Job Fair to NYC! 

Date: Thursday, April 10, 2013

Time: 10am to 3pm

Location: Metropolitan Pavilion – North Pavilion, 110 W 19th Street, New York, NY 10011

Website or Map: http://www.metropolitanevents…

Contact:  954 6781807

Organized By: LatPro & NSHP

Business casual attire and resume are required!

Diversity/Professional Job Fair, February 28th!

February 20, 2013 Leave a comment
If you or someone you know is seeking employment, check out the Diversity/Professional Job Fair:
Thursday February 28, 2013
Crowne Plaza Times Square
1605 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
10AM to 2PM
Free admission
Business professional attire & resume are required
For more information, please call

New York Foundation Summer 2013 Internship

February 13, 2013 Leave a comment

The New York Foundation invites applications for an internship in philanthropy. NYF is seeking a young person interested in learning about NYF’s grant-making approach and practice. The intern will participate in the grant review process at all levels for a period of ten weeks from June through August 2013.

The New York Foundation is a steadfast supporter of community organizing and advocacy in New York City. NYF believes that the resilience and vitality of its neighborhoods is the city’s greatest resource. NYF grants support community-initiated solutions to solve local problems, constituents mobilizing for adequate and equitable resources, and groups organizing a collective voice among those whose voices have not been heard. Each year, the New York Foundation awards approximately $2.9 million in grants.


• Ten weeks: June through August 2013

• Full-time: 35 hours per week

• Stipend: $525 per week


• Current junior or senior undergraduate students preferred

• Commitment to public service, and interest in philanthropy and the non-profit sector

• Interest in inner city neighborhoods and social justice

• Strong communication and organization skills

• Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

• Demonstrated analytical and research skills

• Ability to collaborate with supervisor

• Willingness to travel to neighborhoods in all boroughs of New York City


• Read and evaluate proposals

• Interact with grantees and represent the foundation at meetings and site visits

• Manage the New York Foundation Summer Internship in Community Organizing

• Prepare site visit reports

• Write a summary evaluation of the program


• Please mail resume and letter of interest to: Melissa Hall, New York Foundation, 10 East 34th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10016

• All applications must be submitted by Friday, April 5, 2013

• No phone calls, faxes, or emails