Job ID 52891
Estimated Monthly Salary 1500
Career Level Student
Experience Less Than 1 Year
Qualifications Degree Bachelor
The Brooklyn Community Board 16 (CB16) serves the Ocean Hill and Brownsville neighborhoods of Brooklyn and home to approximately 125,000 local residents. We are collaborating with the Brownsville Hub Cooperative (BHC), a new initiative aimed at addressing economic mobility via community-led solutions in the 11212 and 11233 zip codes.
Brooklyn Community Board 16 is one of 59 community boards established as per the Charter of New York City whose purpose is to provide local neighborhood advisory to government agencies, elected officials, community-based organizations, local businesses and residents with operations, responsibilities and or interests in the local community; and when those interests impacts overall quality of life for residents in the community.
The Brooklyn Community Board 16 (CB16) fellowship or internship is a unique opportunity for individuals pursuing studies in public administration, public health or urban planning; and seeking to work with groups and individuals exploring public interest matters and improved outcomes for residents of the community through the lens of social justice and equity; and in relationship to the social determinants of health and equal opportunity for all.
The fellow or intern will report to The BHC Program Manager Tara Muhammad. With support from BHC staff, the fellow or intern’s main responsibility is to establish and facilitate recurring community conversations regarding pathways to economic mobility as a part of the Brownsville Hub Cooperative’s Access Subcommittee. The fellow or intern will work closely with the committee Chairperson, subcommittee members, and community stakeholders to coordinate community issues and community groups; and help to advance the community priorities identified by the subcommittee.
The successful fellow or intern should:
- Be a student pursuing a bachelor or graduate degree
- Work well independently and in group settings
- Be detail oriented and well organized
- Have strong written and verbal skills
- Possess interpersonal skills
- Have great communication skills both written and verbal
- Have strong computer skills and can use Microsoft Office ( Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) and Adobe Creative Suite a Plus
The fellow or intern responsibilities may be as follows:
- Coordinate subcommittee schedules and agendas with BHC staff, attending other community meetings as needed
- Facilitate subcommittee conversations on a bi-weekly or monthly basis
- Prepare reports, documents and necessary communications i.e. flyers, meeting notes, etc.
- Design surveys and presentations to collect and convey pertinent information
- Communicate with workgroups, stakeholders group meetings and/or other community players, as needed
- Travel throughout district which includes frequent walking
- May require 10-20 hours per month/3-6 hours per week two days per week
Email Resume and Cover Letter to the Brownsville Hub’s Program Assistant Natalie Capers (firstname.lastname@example.org)