Good Shepherd Services

Intern, B.R.A.G. Cure Violence Bronx

Location : Name BRAG
Location : Location US-NY-Bronx
Job ID
2022-5459

About Us

 

 

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success.  At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference! 

  

NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.

 

 

Overview

TITLE: INTERN – B.R.A.G. CURE VIOLENCE BRONX

REPORTS TO: Administration Manager

LOCATION: Jerome Avenue, Fordham Road & Bronxwood Avenue, Bronx, NY

HOURS: 15 Hours/Week


JOB SUMMARY:

The Cure Violence Bronx Intern works with the Vice Presidents, Directors, and program staff to ensure that all clerical program functions are handled daily. Additionally, the Intern supports the team in working with community residents, businesses, and community-based organizations of all types to assist in implementing strategies to reduce and prevent shootings and killings in selected “hot spot” areas within the Bronx 46th Precinct, which comprises: Fordham, University Heights, Morris Heights and Mount Hope, the Bronx 47th Precinct, which comprises: Woodlawn, Wakefield, Williamsbridge, Baychester, Edenwald, Olinville and Fishbay, and Bronx 52nd Precinct, which comprises: Bedford Park, Fordham, Kingsbridge, Norwood, Bronx Park, and University Heights.. The Intern aids the Vice President in coordinating regular mobilization and public education activities in addition to assisting the supervisors, other program staff, and conducting community outreach.

 

MAJOR DUTIES:

• Provide administrative support to each B.R.A.G. unit as a program liaison by organizing, planning and executing daily activities.
• Process clerical material, including typing and filing program and administrative correspondence and distribute checks.
• Assist in entering data into the appropriate system as needed.
• Create information packets and maintain materials for distribution to outside youth service providers to cultivate potential referrals.
• Purchase and maintain inventory of office, kitchen, and new intake supplies.
• Create, review and organize the volunteer list.
• Attend all relevant meetings, training, workshops, and outside events.
• Maintain and track intern duties.
• Answer and appropriately direct incoming calls and visitors. Maintain office equipment.
• Conduct outreach to the community (individually and as a team member) to build strong relationships with young people, residents, businesses, and community groups, including communities of faith and agencies providing services within the catchment area.
• Assist the Vice President and Directors in the development and distribution of public education materials, including flyers, posters, stickers, and social media postings to promulgate a “no guns, no shootings” message.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

• High School Diploma or GED required.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Intranet engines, databases, and hand-held devices
• Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and collaboratively with all levels of staff, program participants, and community members
• Ability to work a highly flexible schedule that includes late evenings, weekends, and holidays
• Commitment to working toward positive community change
• Bilingual Spanish-English preferred

Additional Information

Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.

 

Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

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