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Carter Burden Network Careers

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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:


Part-Time Receptionist
Posted 4/10/19

The Carter Burden Network (CBN) is a busy, aging services non-profit, seeking a part-time Receptionist. The position will be based out of the Carter Burden/Roosevelt Island Senior Program, an active Senior Center on Roosevelt Island. The receptionist is the first point of contact for clients of the Roosevelt Island Senior Program and it is therefore important that this person possess excellent welcoming skills. The receptionist will provide secretarial, clerical and administrative support in order to ensure that services are provided in an effective and efficient manner.

Responsibilities

  • Receive, direct and relay calls to appropriate parties

  • Handle caller inquiries

  • Greet, assist and/or direct students, visitors and clients

  • Respond to public inquiries

  • Scan participants into the center

  • Update activity board every day

  • Create monthly statistics and flyers for activities

  • Perform other related duties as required.

*Please Note: As the agency expands, the position may have greater responsibilities.

Requirements

  • Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred

  • 1-2 years experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Office administration experience

  • Computer skills including ability to create spreadsheet and use a word processing program

  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills

  • Greet visitors and performs general administrative duties. Handles incoming calls and transfer to appropriate parties

  • Assist other administrative staff with overflow work, including PeerPlace entry, digital screen system, and Internet research tasks

  • Manages the center's lobby area. Greets and directs all visitors, including vendors, clients, job candidates, and customers.

  • Ensures completion of bulletin board and daily activities sign-in sheets.

  • Supports the office/Directors and or staff in various office administration duties. Requires strong communication abilities, as well as computer and data entry skills.

  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

Hours: 20 hours/week Monday – Friday; Hours 9 am- 1 pm

Start Date: ASAP

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


Receptionist
Posted 3/5/19

The Carter Burden Network (CBN) is a busy, aging services non-profit, seeking a full-time Receptionist. The position will be based out of the Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Senior Program, an Innovative Senior Center in East Harlem. The receptionist is the first point of contact for clients of the Leonard Covello Senior Program and it is therefore important that this person possess excellent welcoming skills. The receptionist will provide secretarial, clerical and administrative support in order to ensure that services are provided in an effective and efficient manner.

Responsibilities

  • Receive, direct and relay calls to appropriate parties

  • Handle caller inquiries

  • Greet, assist and/or direct students, visitors and clients

  • Respond to public inquiries

  • Scan participants into the center

  • Help seniors use the elevator to enter the building when needed

  • Assist seniors using the staircase to enter the building

  • Update activity board every day

  • Create monthly statistics and flyers for activities

  • Perform other related duties as required.

*Please Note: As the agency expands, the position may have greater responsibilities.

Requirements

  • Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred

  • 1-2 years experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Office administration experience

  • Computer skills including ability to create spreadsheet and use a word processing program

  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills

  • Greet visitors and performs general administrative duties. Handles incoming calls and may operate public announcement system

  • Assist other administrative staff with overflow work, including PeerPlace entry, digital screen system, and Internet research tasks

  • Manages the center's lobby area. Greets and directs all visitors, including vendors, clients, job candidates, and customers.

  • Ensures completion of bulletin board and daily activities sign-in sheets.

  • Supports the office/Directors and or staff in various office administration duties, including facility and general maintenance services. Requires strong communication abilities, as well as computer and data entry skills.

  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

Hours: 35 hours/week Monday – Friday. Hours 9 am- 5 pm

Start Date: ASAP

To Apply, send resume and cover letter to Debra Perez perezd@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