Employment at BSRC

Since 1967, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation has been a leader in the development of Central Brooklyn.  For its pioneering work, Restoration has been recognized locally and nationally as a model for community development.  Through the years, Restoration has been able to attract the highest caliber of talent to advance its mission. Restoration is an equal opportunity employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Currently, Restoration has several positions available:
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JOB TITLE
Communications Intern

DEPARTMENT
Community Health

SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
This Communications Internship will provide the intern with valuable experience in the field of communications, with a specific focus on journalism. Intern will manage our presence in traditional as well as new media channels, including print, the web, and other social media outlets. Intern activities will be directed towards fostering the public image of Restoration’s health initiatives. Deliverables include: testimonial pieces that provide a people-oriented context for our various programs; publishable op-ed, letter to the editor, and news pieces, to increase community engagement and grow supporter base, by generating awareness of Restoration’s activities.
  • Qualifications:Excellent writer with superior grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills
  • Superior qualitative and quantitative research skills
  • Motivated worker, with proven ability to work independently as well as on a team in a deliverables- and deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Proficient MS Office skills
  • Familiarity with social media as well as newspaper industry
  • Able to synthesize technical materials in a way suitable for mass media
  • Committed to personal and professional development
Experience:
  • Work with print and/or online newspapers, as proven by writing samples (published materials preferred)
  • Document and multi-media content management
  • Experience writing on community development or health issues preferred

Education & Certifications:
Currently enrolled in an accredited Journalism Masters program.

Hours:
Immediate full-time internship during August. Opportunity for unpaid part-time internship during the school year.
Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to: Judith Anglin, Personnel Director at janglin@restorationplaza.org.


JOB TITLE
Financial Coach

DEPARTMENT
Workforce Development

SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation seeks a Financial Coach under the NYC Financial Empowerment Center model. The Financial coach will provide one-on-one financial counseling and coaching free of charge to assist clients in taking control of their personal finances by increasing financial literacy, developing budgeting and money management skills, developing appropriate financial relationships, addressing financial emergencies, and eventually building assets. The Financial Coach will report to the Program Manager of Restoration’s Financial Empowerment Center.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assess client needs and develop individual financial action plans with each client
  • Provide individualized one-on-one financial counseling and coaching to clients
  • Conduct group sessions as fit for client case load
  • Responsible for making appropriate referrals and integrating other wraparound supports (i.e. benefits, child support, tax preparation, job readiness training and placement)
  • Engage in ongoing follow-up with Financial Empowerment Center clients on progress towards goals
  • Develop and lead workshops
  • Collect, track, enter, and report client demographic and financial data for purpose of internal program monitoring on a weekly basis
  • Participation in trainings and ongoing professional development.
  • Available to work offsite, on Saturdays, and a 12pm – 8pm shift once a week.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business, human services or a closely related field
  • Have a minimum of two years of full time work experience in business, finance, financial education or in advising and /or social service counseling
  • Be knowledgeable about credit, debt, and money management; savings and investment options; and safe financial products and services.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) required.
Please email your cover letter, resume, and three references (two professional and one long-term personal) to Judith Anglin, Personnel Director at janglin@restorationplaza.org. For any questions on the position, please contact Jako Borren, Director of Program Operations, at jborren@restorationplaza.org.

JOB TITLE
Financial Coach

DEPARTMENT
Job Plus

SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation seeks a Financial Coach for Jobs-Plus operated by Grant Associates and under the NYC Financial Empowerment Center model. The Financial coach will provide one-on-one financial counseling and coaching free of charge to NYCHA residents in order to assist them in taking control of their personal finances by increasing financial literacy, developing budgeting and money management skills, developing appropriate financial relationships, addressing financial emergencies, and eventually building assets. The Financial Coach will report to the Program Manager of Restoration’s Financial Empowerment Center and will work from the Grant Associates Jobs-Plus program site.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assess client needs and develop individual financial action plans with each client
  • Provide individualized one-on-one financial counseling and coaching to clients
  • Conduct group sessions as fit for client case load
  • Responsible for making appropriate referrals and integrating other wraparound supports (i.e. benefits, child support, tax preparation, and Earned Income Disallowance (EID) into counseling to achieve greater results
  • Engage in ongoing follow-up with Financial Empowerment Center clients on progress towards goals
  • Develop and lead workshops
  • Collect, track, enter, and report client demographic and financial data for purpose of internal program monitoring on a weekly basis
  • Counseling individuals about the importance of child support and helping them take action to establish child support and/or adjust child support orders
  • Knowledge of public benefits, NYCHA rent policies, and the importance of child support
  • Participation in trainings and ongoing professional development.
  • Available to work offsite, on Saturdays, and a 12pm – 8pm shift once a week

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business, human services or a closely related field
  • Have a minimum of two years of full time work experience in business, finance, financial education or in advising and /or social service counseling
  • Be knowledgeable about credit, debt, and money management; savings and investment options; and safe financial products and services.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Bilingual Financial Coaches are encouraged to apply
Please email your cover letter, resume, and three references (two professional and one long-term personal) to Judith Anglin, Personnel Director at janglin@restorationplaza.org. For any questions on the position, please contact Jako Borren, Director of Program Operations, at jborren@restorationplaza.org



JOB TITLE
SYEP Youth Employment Coordinator

DEPARTMENT
Workforce Development

SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The SYEP Youth Employment Coordinator reports to the Workforce Program Manager. This position in temporary for the month of April through August. Specific responsibilities and tasks of the SYEP Youth Employment Coordinator include, but are not limited to:

• Manage the day-to-day operations of the SYEP program Develop internship worksite locations by way of engaging local businesses and non-profits and work with BSRC’s workforce development staff to develop and institutionalize these relationships;
• Develop and maintain curricula and lesson plans for Summer Youth Employment workshops and follow up session;
• Conduct worksite assessments in order to assure proper worksite conditions for youth, etc.
• Assess program participants to determine interests, qualifications, and employment/internship eligibility and assist in developing career plans;
• Provide workshops to program participants in resume writing, job search, and interviewing skills, and other job readiness/ life skills;
• Follow up with program participants to maintain high program retention and collect information on participant progress towards goals;
• Maintain record and files on program participants and their program attendance;
• Develop internship host site locations by way of engaging local businesses and non-profits and work with BSRC’s workforce development staff to develop and institutionalize these relationships;
• Match and place SYEP Program participants with internship host sites and resolve any issues that may arise and that would require an intervention with the program participant;
• Coordinate the intake, enrollment, orientation, and worksite matching of youth accepted in the program;
• Ensure timely reporting of timesheets and other relevant information to the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development.


EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters Preferred
• A minimum of 5 years experience in providing youth development and/ or work readiness training and/or counseling
• In possession of applicable training credentials
• Excellent presentation skills
• Excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, milestones and be a team-player
• Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, Access & Outlook), and database management.

In order to apply, please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to: Judith Anglin, HR Director at janglin@restorationplaza.org. For more information, please contact Gail Mason - Program Manager Workforce at gmason@restorationplaza.org.


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