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NYCBenefits Outreach Coordinator

Company: CYPRESS HILLS LOCAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION INC
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Level
Entry

Job Location
Community Development/Organizing and Advocacy - Brooklyn, NY

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
Obtained a High School Diploma or GED

Salary Range
$45,000.00 - $50,000.00 Salary/year

Travel Percentage
50%

Job Shift
Day (8-4pm or 9-5pm)

Job Category
Nonprofit - Social Services

Description

With community residents leading the way, the mission of Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation (CHLDC) is to build a strong, sustainable Cypress Hills/East New York, where youth and adults achieve educational and economic success, secure healthy and affordable housing, and develop leadership skills to transform their lives and the community.

Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation has an opening for one NYCBenefits Outreach Coordinator in the Community Advocates team of the Community Development Division. This position is funded through UNY Research Foundation, in partnership with the Deputy Mayor's Office for Strategic Initiatives (DMSI) and Human Resources Administration (HRA) for the next three years.

Principal Duties:

  • Conduct outreach in Cypress Hills/ East NY Community about NYC Benefits and CHDLC benefit offerings
  • Make in-person presentations about benefits at community based organizations, houses of worship, senior and day care centers, small businesses, etc.
  • Plan and execute pop-up benefit events at the CHLDC offices, food pantries, health clinics and other locations
  • Plan and conduct virtual informational meetings with community members through our programs and connections
  • Attend community events with benefit information
  • Develop partnerships with other community organizations and stakeholders
  • Create an outreach plan for previously underserved parts of our catchment area
  • Collaborate with CHLDC staff from other divisions on outreach
  • Develop tailored outreach materials for various populations
    Position Requirements:
    • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19
    • Bilingual Spanish required
    • Experience with or knowledge of benefits or human services
    • Experience with Google Workspace (google sheets/ excel) and databases
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and compassionate listener
    • Ability to work independently but also collaborate in a team and maintain professional connections
    • Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
    • Demonstrates commitment to leadership development, community building, and community organizing as strategies for social change.
    • High School diploma or equivalency required and 3-5 years relevant experience preferred.
    • Willingness to work at occasional evening and weekend events as needed
    • Report to NYCBenefits Benefits Counselor/Program Supervisor
    • Other duties as assigned

      Work Environment:
      • This position works in an office setting and in the community, which requires routine use of a computer and office supplies in the neighborhoods of Cypress Hills and East NY. This position requires interacting with community members with empathy.

        Travel:
        • Travel around the neighborhoods of Cypress Hills and East NY.

          Compensation:
          • $45,000-$50,000 annually
          • We offer a very competitive benefits package

            To Apply:
            • Please forward a cover letter and resume to leahg@cypresshills.org. Three professional references will be required if chosen for the position.

              CYPRESS HILLS LOCAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND IS COMMITTED TO WORKPLACE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION.

              We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

              We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.

              EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

              Qualifications

Keywords: CYPRESS HILLS LOCAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION INC, New York , NYCBenefits Outreach Coordinator, Other , Brooklyn, New York

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