Welcome to the Career Services website for the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. Here you can find resources for all Milano programs including environmental policy & sustainability management, international affairs, nonprofit management, organizational change management, and public & urban policy. We also have resources for alumni and employers available. If you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns about this site, please feel free to send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NYC Compost Project hosted by the Lower East Side Ecology Center seeks an enthusiastic individual with compost and outreach experience for a full-time Organics Recovery Coordinator.
The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to reduce waste in NYC and rebuild NYC’s soil by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to produce and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs and staff are funded and managed through the DSNY Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability (BRS) in partnership with host institutions.
The Lower East Side Ecology Center (LESEC) offers free public compost collection and education, electronic waste recycling, stewardship of public open space, and environmental education. Our programs focus on offering opportunities for all New Yorkers to learn about environmental issues facing NYC and to take responsibility for solving those problems.
The Organics Recovery Coordinator is employed by the Ecology Center and is managed by the Compost Project Manager. This position is primarily responsible for staffing food scrap drop-off sites in diverse Manhattan
neighborhoods and processing the incoming materials. This person will also help conduct outreach in the target neighborhoods to increase participation in the food scrap drop-off program and work as part of a team to distribute
finished compost to greening organizations and stewardship activities such as street tree care.
• Staff and manage public food scrap drop-off sites and act as an overall ambassador of the NYC Compost Project
• Track program growth and key data, including participation, amounts of material collected, processed, and
distributed. Complete all program reports as needed.
• Participate in the processing of the collected organic material at East River Compost Yard. Follow best practices
in urban composting operations to produce high-quality finished material.
• Grow residential participation in the program through outreach activities
• Distribute finished compost to greening initiatives and volunteer organizations
• Perform additional duties as determined by the Ecology Center and by BRS
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with the public, alone and in a team, in a variety of settings
• Ability to lift at least 50 pounds and to perform physically strenuous tasks
• Willingness to work outdoors in all seasons and on weekends as needed
• Knowledge of and commitment to composting
• Valid drivers license, experience driving a box truck and front end loader preferred
• Bilingual skills preferred but not required
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred (ideally, in a related field)
• Experience with diverse computer applications (Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, GoogleDocs)
• Minimum one year of related work experience
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com by January 20, 2017. No
phone calls please.
For more information about the NYC Compost Project please visit: www.nyc.gov/compostproject
BHC, a non-profit agency with a 30+ year track record in sponsoring innovative affordable and supportive housing, integrating community-based educational and cultural arts programs seeks an experienced Director of Housing.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Housing is responsible for the leadership and oversight of property management and tenant services for 414 residential units in 7 buildings located in upper Manhattan.
This senior management position directly supervises the Affordable Housing Rental Manager and the Tenant Services Manager and indirectly supervises 3 rental administration staff, 5 tenant services staff and 54 part-time front desk staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ensure the safety and security of all tenants;
- Advance BHC’s standard of housing in accordance with Fair Housing Law, and best practices in not-for-profit housing management; Ensure all apartments are fully rented-up and operated in compliance with regulatory and contractual requirements;
- Direct interview process with prospective tenants, supervise annual recertification and income review processes, and coordinate communications with tenants on housing-related issues;
- Provide proper reporting and conduct certification and recertification of apartments as necessary with NYS and NYC HPD, DHS, HUD and or compliance with any other reporting requirements from funders;
- Coordinate with Facilities department in planning for and implementing apartment turnover, conducting periodic fire drills and unit inspections, identifying and prioritizing maintenance issues, and ensuring legal compliance with eviction protocols;
- Liaise with attorneys on all landlord/tenant matters (including holdovers, non-payments, evictions and stipulations), and represent the agency as landlord in legal proceedings;
- Represent BHC in interactions with government agencies, community organizations and other housing organizations.
- Promote the growth and implementation of housing-related initiatives integrating educational and cultural opportunities to promote the mission of the agency;
- Oversee and provide leadership to residential front desk staff serving tenants and management at all seven sites;
- Monitor and analyze reporting systems, implement and delegate follow-up actions to improve the qualities of BHC’s residential environments ;
- Ensure appropriate attention is directed towards tenants whose behavior, health, or financial condition merits special attention;
- Collaborate with Education and Community Development programs to create multi-service community-based program initiatives, oversee planning, promotion and execution of tenant programing;
- Supervise tenant family services and educational advocacy
- Primary liaison with Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS) and other social service agencies
- Additional tasks deemed necessary by supervisor
- Bilingual (English and Spanish)
- Ability to protect our tenants by keeping information confidential and secure
- Master’s Degree preferred
- 5 to 10 years’ housing management experience, with at least 5 years of supervisory experience
- LIHTC certification and familiarity with NYC HPD, NYS DHCR, NYCHA, LINC, and Section 8 subsidies; knowledge of income eligibility requirements of publicly subsidized housing
- Demonstrated experience with property management software and financial reporting systems, YARDI and Salesforce experience are plusses
- Strong attention to detail, organizational and prioritizing skills
- Ability to work independently, and effectively with a team
- Commitment to meet strict deadlines
- Ability to develop strong working relationships and comfort working with personnel from all levels of organization
- Strong interpersonal skills and effective, clear communication skills
To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate your last name and “Director of Housing” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. We will respond to those candidates whose qualifications are best aligned with the components of this job description.
BHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability. Salary will be commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, 403(b) retirement plan and paid time off.
Sustainable Energy Internship
GreenMax Capital Advisors is soliciting applications for our Winter/Spring 2017 Internship Program located in our Park Slope, Brooklyn office. Interns may also be placed internationally in one of our Nairobi, Santiago, or Warsaw office locations.
GreenMax is one of the leading international policy and financial advisory firms focused entirely on the clean energy sector. We advise governments, international financial institutions, investors and project developers on strategies to increase implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency. We have completed assignments in more than 80 countries around the world. Today our main geographic focus is on emerging markets in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Turkey.
Interns at GreenMax work on substantive research, writing and/or quantitative analysis tasks, including proposal development and grant preparation for renewable energy projects, market assessments of renewable energy potential in various countries in our target regions and information memoranda for investment and debt financing solicitations. Some of our interns have been invited to permanent positions with us and many others have used their experience at GreenMax to leverage interesting positions elsewhere in the sustainable energy field.
For our Winter/Spring program this year, we are seeking interns with international backgrounds (fluency in one or more of the following: Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian/Ukrainian and Turkish). Excellent written and verbal proficiency in English is also required. Of special interest will be interns native to Latin America, Sub Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe or Turkey, with good understanding of their home country’s political and economic environment. We especially encourage current students or recent graduates from university programs in sustainability, renewable energy, energy and environmental policy and finance to apply.
Our undergraduate or graduate school interns are expected to work a 12-week cycle according to their school’s academic calendar. Recent graduates of master’s programs in the aforementioned fields are asked to commit to 3-month internships. While we encourage and prefer full-time commitments, part-time arrangements may also be accepted for highly qualified candidates to accommodate school schedules. We always cooperate with universities to ensure academic credit. The internship is unpaid for currently matriculating students. Recent master’s program graduates of exceptional quality and prior work experience abroad in sustainable energy, infrastructure or investment banking may be eligible for a stipend during their internship.
Please submit a cover letter, your CV and a brief writing sample (e.g. an article or the executive summary of a research report) to email@example.com. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis in person or via Skype, with the internship expected to commence in early February. The deadline for applications is Friday January 27, 2017. No phone calls or recruiters please
Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange? Do you believe in grassroots
programs that leverage volunteer energies for a social good? Are you looking to work in a fast-paced,
entrepreneurial environment with a small team of people who share these passions?
Reach the World is seeking motivated applicants for a winter Development Intern position. This full-time
position (35h/week) reports to RTW’s Development Manager. This position has a flexible start date
between November 1, 2016 and December 1, 2017 and a minimum total time requirement of three
months, with a preference for four months. The internship is unpaid.
How to Apply
Please submit a well-edited cover letter and resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone,
email, mail, or fax inquiries will receive a response. Thank you for your interest in joining Reach the
World on its exciting journey!
Friday, December 2, 2016
Presented by Unite For Sight
Shubert Theater, New Haven, Connecticut
- “Wanted: Innovative, Disruptive, Out of the Box Ideas — Risk-Takers Need Not Apply,” Jordan Levy, Chief External Relations Officer, Ubuntu Education Fund
- “How Texting is Saving Lives,” Nancy Lublin, Founder, Crisis Text Line
Lessons Learned From The Experts
- “Healthcare Social Enterprise: Proven Paths to Failure,” David Aylward, Senior Advisor, Global Health and Technology, Ashoka — Innovators for the Public
- “Business Models for Social Enterprises in a Grant-Dominated World,” Jason R.L. Kass,Senior Director of Finance, Dimagi, Inc.
- “Title TBA,” Mark Roithmayr, Chief Development Officer, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
What Should You Do With Your Ideas? Navigating Responsible Global Engagement
- “Scaling a New Revenue Model,” Jane Aronson, President and CEO, Worldwide Orphans Foundation
- “Narrative Justice: Who Has the Right to Tell Development Stories?” Lisa Russell, Emmy-Winning Filmmaker and Global Health Advocate, Governess Films
- “Growing Better Health: Taking Community-based Models to Scale,” Jessie Cronan,Executive Director, Gardens for Health International
Key Strategies in Entrepreneurship
- “Title TBA,” Rodney North, Fair Trade, Marketing and Communications Consultant
“High School Health Hackathon: Involving Young People in Solving Global Health Challenges,” Luk Hendrik, Sana
- “Title TBA,” Joshin Raghubar, Chairperson and Founder, iKineo
Complete details and the Institute schedule can be seen on the Social Entrepreneurship Institute website.
Unite For Sight is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit global health delivery organization that is free of commercial interests and committed to promoting high-quality care for all. The Social Entrepreneurship Institute is presented annually by Unite For Sight. SEI 2016 is Unite For Sight’s 4th annual Institute.