Employment at BSRC

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
DEPARTMENT
 
Restoration Health Programs
 
DESCRIPTION:
 
The Intern reports directly to the Center for Healthy Neighborhoods team at Restoration to support Healthy Initiatives programming and activities. The Intern ensures the coordination and sustainability of the work as part of Restoration’s larger mission and vision as a community development organization.
 
Specific Job Responsibilities:
 
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Support strategies to raise awareness and communicate initiatives through outreach, website, social media, reports, brochures and other media.
  • Attend on behalf of and represent Restoration at food system, fitness/biking and/or healthy community conferences and other industry events and gatherings.
  • Help improve data collection and outcomes measurement, and maintain regular communication with project partners.
  • Support relationships with the members of the Partnership for a Healthier Brooklyn and other community stakeholders.
  • Provide outreach to local early child care centers, senior centers and hospitals in efforts to expand whole sale food sales and food boxes membership.
  • Perform community outreach to help participants and other community members understand the benefits of Bike Share and biking.
  • Support program staff with administrative tasks as needed.

Preferred skills: 

  • The ideal candidate will have outstanding communications skills and the ability to support and work closely with a diverse range of individuals from community residents and elected officials to organization leaders and the media;
  • Bachelor’s degree, and current enrollment of a post-graduate degree ideally in health, food systems, nutrition, community and economic development preferred;
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations, government agencies, elected officials and staff, private foundations, and media; and
  • Support program staff with administrative tasks as needed.
Schedule and Compensation:
  • 10-20 hours per week around intern‘s schedule during the academic year. This is an unpaid internship opportunity, but can provide credit towards coursework requirements.
Interested applicants should email their resume and a brief cover letter by December 15th to: akirac@restorationplaza.org
                                                                                                                                                                
 
DEPARTMENT
 
Restoration All For One
 
DESCRIPTION:

All for One was formed as a joint effort of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, Bridge Street Development Corporation, and IMPACCT Brooklyn (formerly known as The Pratt Area Community Council) in late 2014. The goal of the collaborative is to leverage the successes of these high-capacity partners into demonstrable reductions in poverty at the household and community level over time by improving people's lives both at household and community level in a number of core areas: Housing stability and mobility; financial sustainability; workforce development and education (socio-economic); and family strength and stability (including mental health and youth).

Specific Job Responsibilities:
 

The program manager reports to the Program Director. Specific responsibilities and tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the day-to-day administrative and clerical operations of the program
  • Perform operational supervision of junior staff, interns and volunteers
  • Collect, Analyze and use data to manage the team's efforts and demonstrate results
  • Design and oversee outreach strategy in collaboration with the All for One Team
  • Maintain a high level of quality assurance of data entry and systems management
  • Create and communicate reports on program performance and signal challenges early on
  • provide research support as needed for the director
  • Assist and support the Program Director in building the program, implementing services and identifying areas for growth

Experience and Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in program management
  • Excellent presentation, writing, and customer service skills and social skills demonstrative of empathy and support
  • Excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, milestones and be a team player
  • Broad knowledge of issues affecting low-income communities in Bedford Stuyvesant
  • Experience with grant writing and fund raising
  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, Access & Outlook), and database management and social media

This is an ideal position for a fast learning, idea generating and ambitious self-starter.

Application deadline: November 1, 2016

Start date: November 28, 2016

Employment type: Full Time

Professional level: Managerial

Salary range: 35,000 - 45,000

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience

Benefits: Time off, Health, Dental

Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to: ckaitano@restorationplaza.org and hr@restorationplaza.org
                                                                                                                                                                
 
JOB TITLE
 
 
DEPARTMENT
 
Restoration Economic Solutions Center
 
DESCRIPTION:
 

Restoration seeks an experienced Database/Salesforce Administrator with demonstrated success managing Salesforce across different business units to achieve greater efficiency and impact. The Salesforce Administrator will develop and administer Salesforce, train and support staff at all levels, and provide ongoing systems maintenance, upkeep and security. The successful candidate will be Restoration’s Salesforce "evangelist" and oversee the effective use of Salesforce at the organization.

Specific Job Responsibilities:
 

-Management, Administration and Security-

  • Oversee day-to-day activities and operations of a complex, highly customized Salesforce system used primarily for electronic client management
  • Manage and participate in projects to improve use of Salesforce, including working with staff and external consultants to implement enhancements to the system
  • Define organization-wide and departmental-specific user needs, and work with internal customers to deliver custom solutions and smooth data flow
  • Build custom reports and dashboards to share data across departments, teams and the organization; ensure user-friendly data-to-action decision-making
  • Receive, analyze, and evaluate change requests from users to determine organization-wide impacts
  • Integrate Salesforce with other applications. Setup, prioritize, and/or manage data transfers and integration between Salesforce and other database systems to optimize information sharing and efficiency
  • Create and maintain user manuals or guides, or adopt other methods to support users
  • Understand user requirements and make configuration related changes in the application, including: adding new fields; editing page layouts; creating list views, reports and dashboards, workflow and validation rules
  • Analyze Salesforce data and recommend changes in practice to ensure the appropriate use of Salesforce as well as to improve organizational efficiency
  • Develop best practices and protocols on data collection, reporting processes, and workflows within Salesforce
  • Identify and leverage built-in functionality, apps, and/or custom objects to solve business problems
  • Research and stay current on Salesforce connectors and apps; manage Salesforce add-ons and the relationships with those vendors
  • Provide change management across the organization as systems and processes evolve; lead trainings and document changes
  • Manage user roles, security, profiles, workflow rules, and other configuration options

-Training and Support-

  • Develop and ensure data-entry standards and assist staff in entering and/or maintaining clean data
  • Update and train staff on new Salesforce functionalities, configurations and system-related processes
  • Collaborate with staff to ensure data integrity, identify improvements, and create processes that meet user workflow and reporting needs in Salesforce
  • Provide prompt and friendly support to users; trouble shoot and resolve issues as necessary

Experience and Qualifications: 

  • Experience administering, configuring and customizing Salesforce in a nonprofit or foundation, or similar environment, such as one with different and complex uses of Salesforce
  • Experience setting up workflows with Salesforce and other internal databases
  • Proficiency with Salesforce Automation Tools, and Excel spreadsheets; or other similar database system(s)
  • Experience with Salesforce.org's Nonprofit Starter Pack and NGO Connect; familiarity with non-profits and how we implement and use Salesforce (preferred)
  • Experience with tools such as Informatica, Jitterbit
  • Ability to work with and problem solve across multiple stakeholders or departments
  • Strong technical, analytical and project management skills
  • High-quality written and verbal communication and ability to translate technology to users or non-technical people
  • Able to work independently as well as across departments and teams
  • Collaborative, flexible style, inclusive learning orientation and team focus
  • Ability to effectively interact and work with diverse personalities and cultures
  • Strong problem-solving skills, a willingness to take risks and ability to address complex issues creatively and effectively
  • Salesforce Development and Administrator certifications (preferred)
  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant experience preferred

Application deadline: October 31, 2016

Start date: November 7, 2016

Employment type: Full Time

Professional level: Professional

Salary range: 45,000 - 50,000

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience

Benefits: Time off, health, dental

 

In order to apply, please send a cover letter and resume to ckaitano@restorationplaza.org and hr@restorationplaza.org.
                                                                                                                                                                
 
JOB TITLE
 
 
DEPARTMENT
 
Restoration Economic Solutions Center
 
DESCRIPTION:
 
About Jobs-Plus:
Jobs-Plus, a comprehensive, place-based employment model that offers services to all working-age residents in designated public housing developments or clusters of developments, serves as a platform to help residents build their skills and connect to the labor market so they can increase their incomes. Jobs-Plus should not be viewed as a quick fix; rather, the program seeks to help residents continue to improve their earnings over time, with residents taking the necessary and, at times, difficult steps towards self-improvement.
 
Specific Job Responsibilities:
The Jobs-Plus Resource/Career Coordinator reports to the Senior Resource Coordinator and to the Jobs-Plus Assistance Director for personnel related matters. Specific responsibilities and tasks of the Jobs-Plus 
Resource Coordinator include, but are not limited to:
  • Assess the resident’s employment, career, education, financial, and training needs. In working with residents, develop and maintain participant Career Service Plans and financial action plans (as needed) with each client;
  • Responsible for making appropriate referrals and integrating other wraparound support (i.e. benefits, child support, tax preparation, and Earned Income Disallowance (EID) into counseling to achieve greater results.
  • Provide general career coaching to residents and assist participants in arranging for support
  • services and referrals and follow up on fulfilling these by customer;
  • Knowledge of public benefits, NYCHA rent policies, and the importance of child support is a plus 
  • Maintain close relationships with referral and partner organizations for the provision of wrap around services to customers;
  • Maintain a high level of results accountability by entering pertinent customer data and case notes on a
  • real time basis and update relevant information and data in various database systems as soon as new data
  • becomes available;
  • Ability to provide life skills training and hold groups with special populations (i.e. young adults, single parents, etc)
  • Participate in orientations and Career Assessments for Jobs-Plus program participants;
  • Provide reports to Sr. Resource Coordinator and Assistant Director on a weekly basis.
  • Other special projects as needed.
Experience and Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social work, career counseling and/or financial counseling preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in social work and/or financial counseling and staff supervision and
  • management
  • Excellent presentation and customer service skills and social skills demonstrative of empathy and support
  • Excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, milestones and be a team-player
  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Work, Access & Outlook), and database management
  • Available to work some evenings and Saturday’s
  • Knowledgeable about credit, debt, and money management; savings and investment options; and safe financial products and services is a plus.
In order to apply, please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to: Judith Anglin, Personnel Director at  janglin@restorationplaza.org and kbrown@restorationplaza.org. For more information, please contact Kizzie Brown-Duah, Director of Family Services at kbrown@restorationplaza.org.
                                                                                                                                                                
 
JOB TITLE

Jobs-Plus Assistant Director

DEPARTMENT

Economic Solutions Center

DESCRIPTION:

About Jobs-Plus:
Jobs-Plus, a comprehensive, place-based employment model that offers services to all working-age residents in designated public housing developments or clusters of developments, serves as a platform to help residents build their skills and connect to the labor market so they can increase their incomes. Jobs-Plus should not be viewed as a quick fix; rather, the program seeks to help residents continue to improve their earnings over time, with residents taking the necessary and, at times, difficult steps towards self-improvement.
 
Specific Job Responsibilities:
The Jobs-Plus Assistant Director reports to the Jobs-Plus Program Director. Specific responsibilities and tasks of
the Jobs-Plus Assistant Director include, but are not limited to:
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Jobs-Plus program
  • Perform operational supervision of Jobs-Plus staff
  • Collect, Analyze, and Use data to manage the team’s efforts and demonstrate results.
  • Organize staff meetings and meet with managers, coordinators, counselors, and coaches on a regular basis.
  • Design and oversee outreach strategy in collaboration with Community Engagement Coordinator
  • Maintain a high level of quality assurance of data entry and systems management
  • Create and communicate reports on program performance and signal challenges early on
  • Act as a Management Information System (MIS) liaison, both for HRA systems and other for Jobs-Plus related database
  • Assist the Director with building out a pre and post placement activities for participants in the program.
Experience and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters Preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing large scale community development projects
  • Excellent presentation, writing, and customer service skills and social skills demonstrative of empathy and support
  • Excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, milestones and be a team-player
  • Proficient Knowledge of the labor market and the City’s approach to career pathways
  • 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, Personnel Director at
janglin@restorationplaza.org and kbrown@restorationplaza.org. For more information, please contact Kizzie Brown-Duah, Director of Jobs Plus at kbrown@restorationplaza.org.  
                                                                                                                                                                
 
JOB TITLE

Career Trainer & Coach

DEPARTMENT

Economic Solutions Center

DESCRIPTION:

Restoration is seeking an enthusiastic Career Trainer & Coach to work with Restoration’s program participants to prepare them for the job market. Services that the Career Trainer & Coach provides include Career Development workshops and one-on-one coaching. The Career Trainer & Coach will also work with the Workforce and Social Services teams to ensure that the program participants receive the best possible set of services that meet her or his needs. The Career Trainer & Coach reports to the Program Manager for Education & Training. Specific responsibilities and tasks of the Career Trainer & Coach include, but are not limited to:
 
Specific Job Responsibilities:
  • Conduct outreach and recruitment and develop relationships with other service providers to ensure a steady stream of program participants.
  • Develop and maintain curricula and lesson plans for workshops to program participants in resume writing, job search, interviewing skills, life skills, and career advancement in alignment with a Career Pathways model.
  • Conduct workshops covering various life skills, job readiness skills in alignment with Career Pathways in various sectors
  • Assess program participants to determine interests, qualifications, and employment eligibility for specific careers and assist in developing related employment and curriculum plans.  
  • Provide one-on-one coaching to program participants in the area of job readiness, career advancement, and vocational training referrals.
  • Follow up with program participants to maintain high program retention and collect information on self-placements and retention.
  • Provide consultation and advice to the Workforce team regarding program participants’ level of job readiness.
  • Ensure engagement with the Workforce and Social Services staff to assist clients as they meet the best possible outcomes across services.
  • Manage data recording of intake, assessment, service delivery, and outcomes for multiple contracts (incl. DYCD NDA Healthy Families and OTDA SNAP Venture III).
  • Maintain a high level of results accountability by entering pertinent customer data and case notes on a real time basis and update relevant information and data in various database systems as soon as new data becomes available;
  • Maintain relationships with other vocational/ career development training providers to share and develop best practices.
Experience and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in providing vocational training, career development training, and/or job readiness training.
  • Knowledge and experience with Career Pathways 
  • In possession of applicable Vocational Training credentials (licensed/certified to instruct in one or more of the following vocational areas:  Microsoft/ Computer Literacy, Customer Service, Office Management/ Administration or other general vocational skills area.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and in writing.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, milestones and be a team-player
  • Excellent database and administrative skills with attention for detail and ability to manage data and information for multiple contracts.
  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, Access & Outlook), and database management.
  • Able to work evenings and Saturdays
In order to apply, please email cover letter and resume to Judith Anglin, HR Director, at hr@restorationplaza.org. For more information, contact Jako Borren, Director of Program Operations, at jborren@restorationplaza.org.
                                                                                                                                                                
 
 
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