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Carter Burden Network Careers

Join Our Team!

Thank you for your interest in the Carter Burden Network. Our mission is to promote the well-being of seniors 60 and older through a continuum of services, advocacy, arts and culture and volunteer programs, all oriented to individual, family and community needs. 

We are dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to live safely and with dignity and seek outstanding and diverse candidates with ambition, compassion and a dedication to our mission. 

The Carter Burden Network offers competitive benefits to full-time salaried employees.

We encourage you to review our available job descriptions and apply to our open positions. We look forward to hearing from you!

Available job/internship openings will be posted below:


Research Assistant
Posted 12/12/18

This position is for a grant-funded project that will last 21 months.

The Carter Burden Network (CBN) is a busy, aging services non-profit, seeking a full-time Research Assistant for a grant-funded project for a period of 21 months. The position will support project implementation, research, and evaluation efforts for an innovative nutritional intervention for seniors designed to improve cardiovascular health. The position will primarily be based out of the Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Senior Program, an Innovative Senior Center in East Harlem, though there will be some local travel to CBN’s Carter Burden Luncheon Club senior center on the Upper East Side, and travel to meetings locally and nationally.

Under supervision of CBN’s Director, Health and Wellness Initiatives, responsibilities for this position include:

  • Coordinate monthly meetings and phone calls with project partners (Rockefeller University and Clinical Directors Network) and federal funder project officers from the Administration for Community Living

  • Recruit senior center members for participation in the study

  • Support partners in data collection for the project’s blood pressure monitoring component and food monitoring

  • Data entry support

  • Ongoing engagement with senior participants to provide information on the project

  • Conduct site visits at East Harlem and Upper East Side senior centers to assess progress and provide recommendations

  • Assist in the coordination of blood pressure education workshops

  • Perform other related duties to support the research project and CBN’s Health and Wellness initiatives

Qualifications

  • B.A. or B.S. in public health or other relevant fields

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and/or other statistical software

  • Excellent communications skills (oral and written)

  • Interest in working with seniors

Level of Language Proficiency

English required, bilingual (Spanish and/or Mandarin) helpful

Benefits

Full dental/medical benefits included

Start Date: Early January 2019

To Apply, send resume and cover letter to guishardd@carterburdennetwork.org. No phone calls please.


Social Work Consultant
Posted 10/18/18

This is a 6-month consulting position.  

The Carter Burden Network (CBN) is a busy, aging services non-profit, seeking a licensed Social Work Consultant for a grant-funded project for a period of 6 months. The position will provide needed services for CBN’s Caregiver Resource Program and primarily be based out of the Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Senior Program, an Innovative Senior Center in East Harlem.

CBN’s Caregiver Resource Program serves as a resource for unpaid caregivers of adults who are 60 years or older. It is designed to address the complex mental health needs of those caring for loved ones with a variety of diagnoses. The program includes assessments, short-term counseling, memory screenings, information and referrals, educational workshops, caregiver respite and support groups. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Conduct outreach to develop an engaged group of caregiver participants

  • Facilitate two ongoing support groups tailored to client needs, one on-site, and one by phone

  • Administer the Brief Alzheimer’s screening to seniors to help determine if cognitive impairment is present

  • Assist in coordinating caregiver workshops

  • Administrative tasks related to measuring project outcomes and recording grant deliverables

Qualifications

  • LMSW or LCSW

  • Ability to organize and grow a developing program

  • Interest in working with seniors

Level of Language Proficiency

English required, bi-lingual (Spanish and/or Mandarin) helpful

Start Date: ASAP

To Apply, send resume to Dozene Guishard at guishardd@carterburdennetwork.org. No phone calls please.


Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement
It is the policy of the Carter Burden Center for the Aging – DBA Carter Burden Network (CBN) to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status.

CBN is committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of CBN to provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed. Further, it is the policy of CBN to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers.

The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions.

CBN’s designated person for issues concerning Equal Employment Opportunity is:
Loy Mulyagonja, CFO
Carter Burden Network
415 East 73rd St.
NY, NY 10021
212-879-7400 x304
mulyagonjal@carterburdennetwork.org