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Facilities & Procurement Coordinator

Facilities and Procurement Coordinator for Comunilife

Posted: Jul 16, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Job Description:

This position is responsible for designing, managing, and implementing the procurement process; overseeing and ensuring the accuracy of all facilities invoicing and expenditures; monitoring and  handling all facility inspections, equipment service requirements, and securing all permits, registrations, etc.  This position is also responsible for fleet management including, inspections, registrations, repairs, and maintains the authorized drivers list for the organization.  Works collaboratively with other members of the facilities team, and with program and administrative staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Participating in designing, managing, and coordinating the implementation of the procurement processes by vetting, contacting, tracking, responding to works orders regarding, and monitoring vendors providing goods and services, such as exterminators, inspectors, maintenance, or repairpersons for fire alarms, elevators, copiers, washer/dryer machines, and all other vendors providing goods or services to Comunilife offices or residences. Maintain records of same.
  • Tracking, monitoring, and implementing systems related to agency vehicle usage including, repair invoices; work orders; gas card usage; vehicle inspections, registration, and parking permits; as well as insurance and leasing information. Tracking vehicle usage per program and prepare monthly reports for the Director of Facilities approval.
  • Updating food permits for facilities that are providing meals such as DRI, Crotona Park North, and SHII and any other such facility.
  • Designing and managing the requisition process by approving purchase requisitions; maintaining records; and finding cost effective vendors.
  • Receiving, tracking, and monitoring janitorial and maintenance supplies deliveries.
  • Managing contracts for equipment office equipment, including contract compliance, service, and inventory.
  • Managing all vendor service contracts and insurance certificates, including ensuring they are current.
  • Manage invoicing procedures, including preparing, recording, and tracking financial requests and collecting, tracking, and accounting for all facilities purchases, such as the Home Depot and gas credit cards.
  • Coordinating with finance (accounts payable) as necessary to ensure the timely payment of invoices.
  • Managing pantry, including distributions and maintaining records.
  • Ensure that all building inspections are completed in a timely manner. Inspections include but are not limited to: boilers, sprinklers, fire extinguishers, control fire panels, elevators, cameras, copiers, and printers.
  • Make sure all facilities are in compliance with the Department of Housing Preservation (HPD), Department of Buildings, Department of Finance, Environmental Control Board (ECB), and New York Fire Department standards.
  • Manage the notification of all violations and their corrections; maintain records and reports of same; and upload information and documentation necessary to Compliance website: SiteCompli. Must be able to navigate SiteCompli website. (http://www.sitecompli.com/).
  • Managing cell phones, including contracts with vendors and employees, distribution of phones; telephone services, cancellations, repairs , etc.
  • Monitoring on a spreadsheet all facilities expenses monthly, including utilities bills for, water, cable, and phone bills.
  • Assisting in establishing and maintaining an inventory of furniture, equipment, and supplies.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • Generalized administrative background with specific knowledge of procurement, budgeting, and strong management and people skills-principles. Experience working within a Facilities Maintenance and Purchasing Department.
  • Exhibit good judgment, practical day-to-day experience working with a diverse group of people, and hardworking.
  • Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Creativity and latitude.
  • Strong written and verbal skills, organizational excellence, and team-oriented.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and integrity.
  • Previous experience in a confidential administrative role with the ability to work well independently and ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Undergraduate degree and at least three years of related work experience managing procurement or handling similar facilities duties regarding correcting violations; ensuring inspections, managing a fleet, etc.
  • Education may be substituted for equivalent experience. Therefore, if the applicant has an AA Degree, must have 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Generally, nonphysical, but may require some lifting of supplies or equipment up to 50 lbs.

How to Apply:

Please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Type: Full-time

Contact: http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Assistant VP for HIV/AIDS Programs

Assistant VP for HIV/AIDS Programs and Quality Improvement at Comunilife

Posted: Jul 16, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the overall operation of all the HIV/AIDS programs, which includes managing, planning, developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the programmatic and Quality Improvement of policies and procedures for programs.  The programs consists of scattered site, transitional, and congregate programs with approximately 600 housing units in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens and are characterized by a team approach, supervision of clinical and administrative staff, and referral procedures.  Supervises Program Director(s), Assistant Program Directors (APDs), and the QI Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

  • Assume primary responsibility for the development, direction and day-to-day operations of all HIV/AIDS programs consisting of scattered site, transitional, and congregate programs with approximately 600 housing units in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens.
  • Develop and maintain a system of managing, monitoring and measuring the Quality Improvement for the organization that is used in determining the efficiency and effectiveness of both staff and the Program. Develop and maintain policies, principles, and procedures that are in agreement with HRA, HPD, OMH, HUD, and all other funding and regulatory requirements, guidelines, and directives.
  • Direct and supervise HIV/AIDS Program Directors, Assistant Program Directors (APDs), and the QI Coordinator.
  • Lead team organizational and service planning meetings, provide direction to staff regarding individual cases, conduct side-by-side contacts with staff, and regularly conduct individual supervision meetings.
  • Lead and direct internal QI meetings, follow-up on challenges, and prepare written reports and provide oral reports to the QI Committee of the Board.
  • Meet on a regular basis with the HASA staff for conferences and planning and develop and maintain cooperative working agreements.
  • Meet regularly with SVP for Programs detailing accomplishments and/or challenges of each Program.
  • Assist in fundraising by writing proposals and identifying funding opportunities in collaboration with the VP and/or SVP for Programs.
  • Ensure timely completion of program progress reports including demographic census, services rendered, problems, and plans.
  • Maintain contact with various community program administrators, public officials, etc. to discuss and at times negotiate cooperative working agreements.
  • Provide oversight for the HIV/AIDS client goals of recovery, rehabilitation, and community reintegration by planning and implementing outreach, intake, counseling, crisis intervention, emergency and case management HIV/AIDS activities.
  • Coordinate services with other community agencies such as inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and day treatment and attempt to develop a program that closes gaps in the continuum of services.
  • Ensure that client charts are appropriately maintained and up-to-date.
  • Ensure compliance with all accreditation, certification, and regulatory standards. Ensure timely staff and residents’ education and training. Train the HIV/AIDS team in conjunction with the Program requirements and coordinate any training requirements.
  • Work with the Human Resources Department on all recruitment and personnel needs and issues.
  • Work with the Finance and Contracts Departments to ensure accurate and timely budgets for programs so expenses can be monitored and fiscal viability can be preserved.
  • Evaluate employee’s job performance annually and as needed.
  • Prepare correspondence relative to the HIV/AIDS Program as requested by Federal, State, City or other funding sources. Responsible for addressing and correcting any and all deficiencies which may be cited as a result of audits conducted by the funding sources.
  • Supervise overall management and maintenance of physical facilities with responsibilities that include valid permits, OSHA, fire drills, inventories and other facilities related management issues, as required.
  • On-call at all times.
  • Assist the SVP and/or VP of Programs with special projects. Analyze, research, and prepare reports as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • Masters Degree or higher is required in social work, public health, health administration, or a related field or licensure/registration as a social worker.
  • Ten or more years experience in providing direct services related to the treatment and recovery of persons afflicted with HIV/AIDS, substance abuse and serious mental illness.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • HIV/AIDS advanced training.
  • Travel throughout NYC is required.

How to Apply:

Please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Type: Full-time

Contact: http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Administrative Assistant to VP of Programs

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Programs for Comunilife

Posted: Jul 16, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Screen all incoming calls and respond to routine inquiries.
  • Prepare minutes of meetings, notices, special reports, correspondence and packaging of resource material as required, for various program activities.
  • Establish and maintain an organized filing systems record all contracts, proposals program files, correspondence, documents and reports.
  • Assist in material preparation and logistics for program meetings.
  • Update and maintain various resources and mailing lists. Maintain client entitlements, leases, and other fiscal functions.
  • Review, sort, distribute and respond to daily incoming mail for Assistant Director.
  • Prepare transmittal office supplies and purchases from hardware store and other vendors. Follows Comunilife procurement and petty cash procedures.
  • Prepare the purchase orders for the office supplies, as needed and client needs as directed by the Assistant Director.
  • Operate a computer to enter, retrieve, review, or modify data; utilizing word processing, database, and software programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • Minimum Bachelors Degree with strong computer skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and other commonly used software required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English a plus.
  • Experience in HIV/AIDS adult population, health and/or human service environment.
  • Familiarity with government procedures, fiscal functions helpful.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, homeless related information and issues, a plus.
  • Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods at a keyboard or workstation.

How to Apply:

Please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Type: Full-time

Contact: http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Kitchen Helper

Kitchen Helper at Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Jul 15, 2014

Location: New York, NY

The Third Street Women's Shelter is a six-story structure with a basement level constructed of masonry and steel. Built in 1960 with approximately 25,000 square feet, it was originally owned and operated as the New York City Pre-Natal Homeless Women's Shelter. In 1997, the Department of Homeless Services contracted with the Henry Street Settlement to allow the Settlement to assume all program and operating responsibilities. Housing for homeless single adult women is provided in congregate style with 79 individual living cubicles and beds. Additional space is available for community meals, vocational and educational services, program participation, private consultation, and administrative offices.

Responsibilities:

  • Heat and serve prepared meals to residents.
  • Maintain established standards of sanitation, safety and food preparation and storage as set by the local and state health departments.
  • Maintain an orderly, sanitary, and safe kitchen and dining room.
  • Assure the proper care and maintenance of all food service equipment; identifies equipment needs for food preparation and service and assists in purchasing as needed.
  • Participate in all emergency drills and environmental safety activities.
  • Attend and participate in grantee-sponsored trainings, center pre-service and in-service trainings, and other continuing education, career and professional development opportunities.
  • Participate in the agency's self-evaluation process and grantee monitoring visits and complies with any applicable Program Improvement Plans developed.
  • Participate in general staff meetings and other meetings and events planned by the grantee and delegate agency as requestedKeep kitchen equipment clean and sanitized.
  • Keep record of meals served and distributed.
  • Ensure food delivered is cooked according to (Department of Homeless Services) DOH protocols.
  • Keep an inventory of paper goods and other supplies.
  • Wash dish cloths at least once weekly.
  • Inform Shift Supervisor of problems with food delivery.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • At least two (2) years previous experience working in a Social Service Agency.
  • Knowledge and training in foods, nutrition and /or dietetics preferred.
  • Possess Food Handlers Certificate at the time of hiring preferred.
  • Must be able to pass exam for NYDOH Food Handlers License within 3 months of employment.
  • Must obtain CPR/First Aid Certificate within the first 3 months of employmentMust have Purified Protein Derivative (PPD) clearance.
  • May be able to work holidays, evenings and/or weekends as needed.

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Kitchen Helper" in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Full Time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Employment Associate

Employment Associate at Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Jul 11, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. Founded in 1972, the Urban Family Center was the country's first apartment-style temporary shelter with on-site social services for homeless families with children. Funded by the New York City Department of Homeless Services and located in a six-story walk up building on Manhattan's Lower East Side, the Center houses eighty-two homeless families in separate apartments, and provides them access to a comprehensive array of social services.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with facilitation of pre- employment workshops that provide the following: orientation to employment process, job readiness assessment, resume and cover letter creation, references development, goal setting and action planning.
  • Maintain tracking spreadsheet that includes all active/former clients who have been involved in employment process.
  • Maintain current and accurate employment client electronic and hard files.
  • Maintain employment bulletin boards that include job postings and flyers of employment workshops and events.
  • Collaborate with other employment team members in Transitional & Supportive Housing and Workforce Development Center to maximize the scope of employment services offered to clients.
  • Communicate/collaborate with case managers on any client issues/concerns.
  • Assist with organization of employment alumni nights recognizing clients who have obtained/maintained employment.
  • Assist with maintenance and reporting of statistics for pre-employment and employment phases of program.
  • Assist in the completion of client employment documentation (resumes, cover letters, etc.).
  • Document all client encounters (individual and group) in electronic documentation system.
  • Manage Back-to-Work program participation and outcomes [Liaison with designated Human Resources Administration staff, refer appropriate candidates to program, ensure program requirements are met (Work Experience Program assignments, time and attendance is reported, non-compliance is followed up on)].
  • Provide assistance/coverage for Employment Coordinator as needed.

Qualifications Include:

  • Associate’s Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse consumers in human services organizations preferred.
  • Strong engagement and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, Internet applications and database navigation.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including delivery and facilitation of group workshops and conducting individual work with clients.
  • Team player that can interact and work effectively with colleagues on employment related issues.
  • Ability to exercise proper judgment and problem solving skills.
  • Interest in assisting others to develop skills to gain livable employment so they can obtain affordable housing, leave shelter and gain independence.

How to Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. In the subject line, please indicate “Employment Associate.” Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.

Type: Full Time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Facilities and Procurement Coordinator

Facilities and Procurement Coordinator for Comunilife

Posted: Jul 03, 2014

Location: Bronx, NY

Job Description:

This position reports to the Director of Facilities, and is responsible for designing, managing, and implementing the procurement process; overseeing and ensuring the accuracy of all facilities invoicing and expenditures; monitoring and  handling all facility inspections, equipment service requirements, and securing all permits, registrations, etc.  This position is also responsible for fleet management including, inspections, registrations, repairs, and maintains the authorized drivers list for the organization.  Works collaboratively with other members of the facilities team, and with program and administrative staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Participating in designing, managing, and coordinating the implementation of the procurement processes by vetting, contacting, tracking, responding to works orders regarding, and monitoring vendors providing goods and services, such as exterminators, inspectors, maintenance, or repairpersons for fire alarms, elevators, copiers, washer/dryer machines, and all other vendors providing goods or services to Comunilife offices or residences. Maintain records of same.
  • Tracking, monitoring, and implementing systems related to agency vehicle usage including, repair invoices; work orders; gas card usage; vehicle inspections, registration, and parking permits; as well as insurance and leasing information. Tracking vehicle usage per program and prepare monthly reports for the Director of Facilities approval.
  • Updating food permits for facilities that are providing meals such as DRI, Crotona Park North, and SHII and any other such facility.
  • Designing and managing the requisition process by approving purchase requisitions; maintaining records; and finding cost effective vendors.
  • Receiving, tracking, and monitoring janitorial and maintenance supplies deliveries.
  • Managing contracts for equipment office equipment, including contract compliance, service, and inventory.
  • Managing all vendor service contracts and insurance certificates, including ensuring they are current.
  • Manage invoicing procedures, including preparing, recording, and tracking financial requests and collecting, tracking, and accounting for all facilities purchases, such as the Home Depot and gas credit cards
  • Coordinating with finance (accounts payable) as necessary to ensure the timely payment of invoices.
  • Managing pantry, including distributions and maintaining records.
  • Ensure that all building inspections are completed in a timely manner. Inspections include but are not limited to: boilers, sprinklers, fire extinguishers, control fire panels, elevators, cameras, copiers, and printers.
  • Make sure all facilities are in compliance with the Department of Housing Preservation (HPD), Department of Buildings, Department of Finance, Environmental Control Board (ECB), and New York Fire Department standards.
  • Manage the notification of all violations and their corrections; maintain records and reports of same; and upload information and documentation necessary to Compliance website: SiteCompli. Must be able to navigate SiteCompli website. (http://www.sitecompli.com/).
  • Managing cell phones, including contracts with vendors and employees, distribution of phones; telephone services, cancellations, repairs , etc.
  • Monitoring on a spreadsheet all facilities expenses monthly, including utilities bills for, water, cable, and phone bills.
  • Assisting in establishing and maintaining an inventory of furniture, equipment, and supplies.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • Generalized administrative background with specific knowledge of procurement, budgeting.
  • Strong management and people skills-principles. Experience working within a Facilities Maintenance and Purchasing Department.
  • Exhibit good judgment, practical day-to-day experience working with a diverse group of people, and hardworking.
  • Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Creativity and latitude.
  • Strong written and verbal skills, organizational excellence, and team-oriented.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and integrity.
  • Previous experience in a confidential administrative role with the ability to work well independently and ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Undergraduate degree and at least three years of related work experience managing procurement or handling similar facilities duties regarding correcting violations; ensuring inspections, managing a fleet, etc. Education may be substituted for equivalent experience. Therefore, if the applicant has an AA Degree, must have 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Generally, nonphysical, but may require some lifting of supplies or equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Field work will also likely be necessary.

How to Apply:

Please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com.

Type: Full-time

Contact: http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Program Director

Program Director for Lower Eastside Service Center

Posted: Jul 02, 2014

Location: Bronx, NY

Job Description:

Oversees the day-to-day operation of Diversity Works and assures that the program operates efficiently and in compliance with the policies and procedures of agency and government contracts. 

Responsibilities:

  • Overall operation of the program, monitoring program budget and on-site financial procedures and records.
  • Leadership and supervision to all program staff and assure maximum occupancy of building and program quality assurance.
  • Liaison between the site, managing agents, and community agencies.
  • Identify systemic problems in program & administrative domains, guiding staff toward developing a plan of action that addresses the problem and documents the solution in the form of program policy.
  • Monitor the intake of all new residents and develop contacts with various agencies in order to refer clients as needed.
  • Facilitate monthly tenant meetings, case conferences, staff meetings, and attend monthly community board meetings.

Qualifications Include:

  • Experience with rental subsidies, tax credit compliance and managing multiple funding sources.

How to Apply:

To join our diverse team, please submit your resume along with a cover letter and salary requirements resumes@LESC.org. Visit us at www.LESC.org EOE

Type: Full-time

Contact: 212-566-7773 fax

Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator for Lower Eastside Service Center

Posted: Jul 02, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Job Description:

Oversee the day-to-day operation of LESC House and assures that the program operates efficiently and in compliance with the policies and procedures of HRA/HASA and HUD contractors.  Assists with audits.  Supervisor to case managers, administrative staff, residence managers, security/community monitors and kitchen staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the day-to-day operation of LESC House.
  • Coordinates with Property Management regarding rents, compliance with building regulations and tax credit requirements.
  • Meets individually and in groups to identify and ensure that quality assurance criteria are met and maintained.
  • Conducts intra-facility case conference meeting and ensures tenant needs are being met.
  • Issues timely and accurate HRA program reports and records.
  • Attends training seminars/workshops.
  • Supervises Case Managers and administrative staff.
  • Oversees Sr. Case Manager in the preparation of clinical charts.
  • Instructs Case Managers on how to write progress notes, service plans and bio-psycho-socials.
  • Audits clinical charts for compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Develops and supervises tracking system to monitor in-house case managers responsibilities in areas of quality improvement.
  • Performs other duties as requested or assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • MSW or MA in Psychology/Human Services plus 2 years experience or CASAC.
  • 4 years experience or BA/BS in Psychology/Social Work/Human Services and 2 years experience working with homeless, substance abuse, and housing or 6 years of working experience with significant supervisory experience.

How to Apply:

To join our diverse team, please submit your resume along with a cover letter and salary requirements resumes@LESC.org. Visit us at www.LESC.org EOE

Type: Full-Time

Contact: 212-566-7773 fax

Office Manager/Income Certification Specialist

Office Manager/Income Certification Specialist for West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing

Posted: Jul 01, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Our mid-sized nonprofit supportive housing agency located in Manhattan seeks an organized, flexible, experienced Office Manager/Income Certification Specialist to ensure the smooth administrative operation of one of its key residential housing sites.

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Building Manager to establish and maintain strong office organization and administrative procedures.
  • Maintaining organized, thorough resident and building files.
  • Conducting and documenting income certification interviews with residents on a deadline basis.
  • Ensuring the smooth functioning of a busy and minimally staffed office. You will be on the line working with a culturally diverse resident base, and will need to be comfortable pitching in when and where needed to ensure that the office runs smoothly and professionally. It is important that you perceive no job to be too big or too small.
  • Liaise frequently with our agency’s Head Office.
  • Troubleshoot with residents as well as Section 8 subsidy allocation and regulatory agencies (such as HPD and HUD).
  • Prepare numerous monthly reports for senior management.

 

Qualifications Include:

  • BA/BS Degree (or equivalent).
  • Strong Proficiency in English (written and spoken).
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (i.e., Word, Excel).
  • Strong office/organizational skills.
  • The resourcefulness and flexibility to work and problem-solve independently, while be willing and able to accept direction and coordinate closely with your supervisors.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task.
  • Desire to work closely with a diverse base of special needs residents who receive subsidy assistance and social services.
  • Cooperative, professional work attitude.
  • Two years' experience in affordable housing, government entitlements and/or contracts (HUD/Section 8) is a plus (but not absolutely necessary).
  • Spanish Language proficiency a plus (but not absolutely necessary).

How to Apply:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. EOE/MF Employer.

Please e-mail the following to adminasstmgt@wsfssh.org 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter 3. Minimum Salary Requirements.

We regret that incomplete submissions cannot be considered. No phone calls please.

Type: Full Time

Contact: adminasstmgt@wsfssh.org

Music Teacher Volunteer

Music Teacher Volunteer at Comunilife

Posted: Jul 01, 2014

Location: Bronx, Brooklyn, NY

Job Description:

Responsible for teaching entry level (in varied instruments or one particular instrument such as acoustic guitar) to Latina teens, ages 12 – 17, in a group and individual setting. Must be able to develop an appropriate curriculum and help prepare the students for public performances. Lessons will take place in the late afternoon/early evening and Saturdays. Spanish speaking a plus. Hours needed: two hours per day within hours listed, Mon and Wed, from 3:30pm – 7:30pm and Sat 9:00am – 2:00pm, at Comunilife’s Life is Precious™ Program: 113 Throop Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206 and/or 4419 Third Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop age appropriate lesson plans.
  • Conduct group (and possibly individual) lessons.
  • Work with program staff, including the program coordinator and creative arts therapists to ensure that the goals of students are being met.
  • Help prepare the students for public performances including holiday concerts and annual Comunilife Anniversary Breakfast.

Qualifications Include:

  • Some experience in the instruction of varied instruments instrument, but open to someone experienced in one instrument.
  • Patience for students with no music background.
  • Ability to relate to adolescent girls.
  • Experienced or currently enrolled college student with teaching experience.
  • Bilingual- Spanish preferred.

How to Apply:

To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Type: Part-time Volunteer

Contact: http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

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