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Title Community Assistant
Categories Administration, Community, Government, Public Policy
Salary $35,000
Location Flushing NY
Job Information

CITY OF NEW YORK
Queens Community Board #7

CITYWIDE JOB VACANCY NOTICE
Civil Service Title: Community Assistant
Title Code No: 56056
Division/Work Unit: Queens Community Board #7
Number of Positions: 1
Hours/Shift: Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION
Level:
Salary: $35,000/yr.
All paid benefits
Employee will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
• Work with Committee Chairs to set up meetings for standing committees.
• Complaint resolution, e.g. correspondence with 311 and similar City Agencies.
• Standard office-related duties such as filing, sorting and distributing mail,
copying, scanning, updating and accessing both paper and electronic files.
• Create and maintain rapport with local entities (City and Government Agencies).
• Must attend day/evening meetings, take, transcribe and distribute minutes.
• Participation in staff team meetings.
• Order and monitoring all office billing for equipment & supplies via the city.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
1. High School graduate and 5 years’ experience required for this position.
2. Candidates must be able to understand and be understood in English. For certain
assignments, the ability to speak a foreign language may be required. (See below).
3. For certain assignments, the ability to perform specific physical tasks may be required.

PREFERRED SKILLS
• Working knowledge of office equipment (personal computer, fax machine,
scanner, copier, multi-line telephone, postage machine, etc.).
• Working knowledge of MS Windows, Internet and MS Office (Word, Publisher
and Excel).
• The ability to work with a very diverse group of people; comfortable talking to
and interacting with others; excellent written and oral skills; professionalism and
courtesy.
• Ability to work without supervision in case of absence of supervisor(s) when
necessary.
• Excellent organizational skills a must.

TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME TO:
Marilyn McAndrews, District Manager
Queens Community Board #7
133-32 41sr Road Suite 3-B
Flushing, NY 11355
All resumes must be sent via mail. Certified Return Receipt is required.
(No Phone Calls Please)

POSTDATE:

POST UNTIL:
Filled

JVN#:
2016-013-0054
October 24, 2016
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
New York City Residency Required.

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Title Community Organizer
Categories Administration, Business, Community, Public Policy
Salary Internship
Location Flushing NY
Job Information

Community Organizer

 

FlushingLogo-2000The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Communications Associate who will commit to working a minimum of twenty hours a week. Exact days and times of work are flexible. The Associate will have the opportunity to contribute to all of the Flushing Chamber’s work, but will focus on specific projects including: developing and implementing a community outreach and engagement strategy for the Flushing Chamber, coordinating placemaking initiatives that bring people together, and managing volunteers. The Associate will also be responsible for other office tasks, as needed.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  1. Build & Implement Community Outreach Strategy (40%)
  • Generate and implement a 12-month outreach plan to recruit and retain members, volunteers, and supporters for the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce.
  • Document and create profiles of members that can be used to promote the diversity of our community as well as promote the amazing businesses and the people behind them.

 

  1. Community Management (40%)
  • Conduct outreach and manage volunteers for community projects, with a focus on local residents and businesses.
  • Develop a system for managing and keeping track of members, volunteers, and supporters.

 

  1. General Office Support and Administration (20%)
  • Participate in Flushing Chamber’s overall strategy and program development.
  • Contribute to office event management and general community outreach.
  • Perform various administrative office tasks as directed.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills (bilingual ability preferred).
  2. Demonstrated interest in public policy, advocacy and community development.
  3. Strong command of Microsoft Office, web-based and social media applications.
  4. Flexibility and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends for special events.
  5. Positive attitude and ability to work cooperatively in a diverse team environment.
  6. Interest in working within a mission-driven nonprofit organization serving the local community.

 

Compensation & Benefits: Associates are unpaid. College credits may apply. Monthly MetroCard provided.

 

To Apply: Please send resumes to John@FlushingChamber.NYC with the subject “Community Organizer.”

 

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Title Research Associate
Categories Administration, Business, Community, Finance, Public Policy
Salary Internship
Location Flushing NY
Job Information

Research Associate

FlushingLogo-2000The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Research Associate who will commit to working a minimum of twenty hours a week.  Exact days and times of work are flexible. The Associate will have the opportunity to contribute to all of the Flushing Chamber’s work, but will focus on specific projects including: the Flushing Commercial District Needs Assessment (CDNA) research project, public policy analyses of issues affecting the Flushing community, and resource development for the Flushing Chamber. The intern will also be responsible for other office tasks, as needed.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  1. Community Needs Assessment Research (60%)

Assist with researching and writing for One Flushing’s Community Needs Assessment report.

  • Design and implement a survey of Flushing’s business community.
  • Conduct scholarship-based research on topics which may include: Flushing’s history, immigration patterns, business demographics, New York City laws and regulations affecting the Flushing community, etc.
  • Conduct research via community interviews, media sources, and primary data.
  • Draft report sections as directed.

 

  1. Grant Writing and Fundraising Research (20%)

Assist with grant writing and fundraising research avenues.

  • Implement innovative strategies in advancing the Flushing Chamber’s fundraising goals.
  • Conduct research for potential funding sources to expand organization’s capacity to serve community.
  • Assist in drafting funding proposals.

 

  1. Flushing Tour Development (20%)
  • Develop overall strategy and program development for “Flushing Underground” project.
  • Research funding opportunities, potential stakeholders, and community resources for project.
  • Draft and submit funding applications for project.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills (bilingual ability preferred).
  2. Demonstrated interest in public policy, advocacy and community development.
  3. Strong command of Microsoft Office, web-based and social media applications.
  4. Flexibility and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends for special events.
  5. Positive attitude and ability to work cooperatively in a diverse team environment.
  6. Interest in working within a mission-driven nonprofit organization serving the local community.

 

Compensation & Benefits: Summer associates are unpaid. College credits may apply. Monthly MetroCard provided.

 

To Apply: Please send resumes to John@FlushingChamber.NYC with the subject “Research Associate.”

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Title Communications Associate
Categories Administration, Business, Communications, Community, Public Policy
Salary Internship
Location Flushing NY
Job Information

CFlushingLogo-2000ommunications Associate

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Communications Associate who will commit to working a minimum of twenty hours a week. Exact days and times of work are flexible. The Associate will have the opportunity to contribute to all of the Flushing Chamber’s work, but will focus on specific projects including: developing and implementing a communications strategy for the Flushing Chamber, managing and expanding our online presence, and coordinating major special events. The Associate will also be responsible for other office tasks, as needed.

Responsibilities:

  1. Build & Implement Communications Strategy (40%)
  • Generate and implement a 12-month communications plan to expand outreach and awareness of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, our programs and services, and achievements to our members, sponsors, and general public.
  • Review and upgrade the Flushing Chamber’s branding and media kit.
  1. Manage Website & Social Media Platforms (30%)

Coordinate and expand the Flushing Chamber’s online presence, including, but not limited to:

  • Implement innovative strategies to expand the capacity and audience of our website and social media channels.
  • Utilize social media for networking and fundraising by expanding or establishing our presence on Indiegogo, Facebook, Twitter, Meetup, Instagram, Pinterest, and other platforms.
  1. Event Coordination and Planning (20%)

Assist with planning and coordinating outreach (including sponsorships, logistics, and program development) for upcoming events and programs, including:

  • Draft media advisories and news releases for upcoming events and programs.
  • Managing and drafting campaigns on our Mailchimp (or Constant Contact) email distribution platform.
  1. General Office Support and Administration (10%)
  • Participate in the Flushing Chamber’s overall strategy and program development.
  • Contribute to regular event management, general community outreach, and office intake.
  • Perform various administrative office tasks as directed.

Qualifications:

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills (bilingual ability preferred).
  2. Demonstrated interest in public policy, advocacy and community development.
  3. Strong command of Microsoft Office, web-based and social media applications.
  4. Flexibility and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends for special events.
  5. Positive attitude and ability to work cooperatively in a diverse team environment.
  6. Interest in working within a mission-driven nonprofit organization serving the local community.

Compensation & Benefits: Associates are unpaid. College credits may apply. Monthly MetroCard provided.

To Apply: Please send resumes to John@FlushingChamber.NYC with the subject “Communications Associate.”

 

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