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For closing due to weather conditions we would like to inform you that our announcements for the BETC will be  broadcast on:

WKBW Channel 7

WGRZ Channel 2

WBEN 930 AM Radio

look for our office listed as:

Buffalo Employment & Training Center (BETC)

 

 

 

Assemblywoman Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes

Announces:

Unemployed? Underemployed? Interested in Training?

Are you interested in any of the following occupations?

Medical Coding (Electronic Medical Records), Nursing (RN), CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant),

CNC Machinists (Computer Numerical Control), Quality Assurance Inspector, Electrician,

Welder, Customer Service, Electro-Mechanical Technician, Pharmacy Technician.

COME TO THE “BRIDGING THE GAP” COMMUNITY FORUM FOR:

..Info on free and flexible training - from CNC Machining to Medical Coding

..Training on how to deal with workplace conflict resolution, problem-solving and co-worker interaction

..First-hand experience from community employers, with more than 53 participating companies on hand

..Register for job-specific certification classes. These careers don’t require a degree; obtain what’s needed to be able to pass testing and certification.

EVENT INFO

Saturday, May 2, 2015

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Delavan Grider Community Center

877 E Delavan Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14215

Dress for Success!

Please no casual attire.

Event Partners:

Buffalo Center for Arts & Technology, SUNY at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center,

Buffalo Employment & Training Center,

NYS Dept. of Labor, Harvest House and Buffalo Adult Education

If you have any questions on this or any other issue, please contact Assemblywoman Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes office:

792 E. Delavan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14215 | 716-897-9714 | PeoplesstokesC@assembly.state.ny.us

 

 

Career Navigator Definition

Training Program

For

Job Search Survival & Success

About the

Career Navigator Program:

• Learn how to redefine your skills to fit existing and emerging industries and occupations.

• Learn to incorporate successful marketing techniques that will get your message out to the people that make the hiring decisions.

• Navigate the obstacles and challenges of our changing economy and learn the new rules of job search.

• Master the ability to successfully transition into new directions of employment and control future career paths.

Dates: April 20-24th 2015

Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

Location: BETC

Buffalo Employment &

Training Center

77 Goodell St.

Buffalo, NY 14203

CAREER NAVIGATOR PROGRAM

Success of program from July 2010- June 2011

    370 completed program (95%) — 41% reported new employment

    New employment secured within 96 days of class (average)

    Average age: 50

    1% increase in salary

Contact: Phyllis DePronio

pdepronio@wdcinc.org 819-9845 X 119

 

March 26, 2015

America’s Job Exchange Hot Jobs for Today!
Administrative Professional

Mgr - Shop-Walden Galleria

PT Asst Mgr-Walden Galleria

Sales Engineer

Driver/Guard

Medical Billing Manager

Part Time Teller - Delaware Hertel branch...

Release of Information Specialist II

Sr Producer, Digital Content Job

Sr Producer, Digital Content Job

Corporate Lawyer/Attorney

Release of Information Specialist- Clinic...

Payroll Administrator - United States

Sr. Security Sales Consultant

Assembly

Corporate Lawyer/Attorney

Payroll Administrator - United States

Software Developer

Software Sales/Account Executive - NY State...

Center Assistant Manager

These are federal contractors who are proactively looking to hire veterans in support of their VEVRAA compliance requirements as well as qualified candidates with disabilities and other underrepresented communities like minorities and women.

For detail, please go to:

www.americasjobexchange.com

 


March 26, 2015
National Fuel Opportunity!

ENGINEER – WEST SENECA, NY

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) is a diversified energy company with its headquarters in Williamsville, New York.  National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation, the Pipeline and Storage segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking an Engineer for an outstanding career opportunity at our West Seneca, New York location. As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.

National Fuel is looking for a skilled and highly motivated Engineer to serve as an integral member of the Measurement, Regulation and Corrosion Control team. As part of the National Fuel team, the successful candidate would enjoy a career in a strong and growing company. The Engineer’s primary responsibilities will include the following:

•           Design, specification and acquisition of measurement and flow control equipment

•           Troubleshooting and maintenance support for existing measurement and flow control equipment

•           Coordination and review of federal and state audits/inspections

•           Development of measurement and regulation standards

•           Training and support of field personnel

•           Support for the corrosion control program

A Bachelor’s degree is required.  A concentration in Engineering or Engineering Technology is desirable.  The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional mechanical and electrical skills with a minimum of two years’ experience in measurement and regulation. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong analytical skills, oral and written communication skills, proven technical abilities and strong computer skills.  Exceptional time management and multi-tasking abilities are essential to success in this position. This position requires frequent day travel throughout Western NY and Northwestern PA as well as on-site work during projects. 

If you are interested in starting an exciting and rewarding career with a strong and growing company, please email or mail your resume, cover letter and transcripts making sure to reference #15-003NY in your correspondence to the address listed below. Resumes must be received in our office by April 20, 2015.

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #15-003NY

P.O. Box 2081

Erie, PA  16512

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #15-003NY in the subject line of your email.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS


New York State Dept. of Labor Hot Jobs for the

Week of March 23, 2015

Erie County: 

Thurs., March 26, 11am-7pm Seneca Niagara Events Center

Meet with Department Managers and Human Resources Representatives to learn more about careers in Gaming, Administration, Human Resources, Food & Beverage, Facilities, Marketing, Hotel Operations, Spa & Salon, Retail, Information Technology, and Security.

Prospective employees are encouraged to bring copies of their résumé, dress professionally and be prepared for on the spot interviews.

To apply or learn more about this opportunity, go to:

www.SenecaGamingCorporation.com/careers.cfm

Or call 716-278-0011

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Catholic Health Recruitment Fri., March 27

10am SHARP!

At the Lockport WorksourceOne Career Center, 272 S. Transit St.

CALL FOR A RESERVATION!! 716-851-2759

Recruiting for:

HHAs (NY1118489), RNs-Home Care (NY1118908), LPNs (NY1118493), PCAs (NY1118492)

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Erie Community College is holding Career/Job Fairs - 10am-1pm

MEET SOME OF THE AREA’S TOP EMPLOYERS!!!

    March 30: North Campus, Spring Student Center Cafeteria, 6205 Main St., Williamsville

    March 31: City Campus, Atrium, 121 Ellicott St., Buffalo

    April 1: South Campus, Building 5, Cafeteria, 4041 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park

 

NY1121194. Various Locations. PERSONAL CARE AIDES. FT & PT. Business provides 24-7 home care services - all shifts available. Personal Care Aides work with the elderly and disabled in the client’s home to provide health care and personal care related tasks. Current PCA, HHA or CNA preferred, but Venture Forthe will provide free training for PCA certification. Must be 18 years old - high school diploma NOT required. Must have own transportation and a valid driver's license. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Starting wage: $9/hr.

NY1121086. Amherst. SPORTS REPORTER/ANCHOR/HOST. FT. Seeking qualified individual to join the station’s sports programming team as a lead reporter, sports anchor and fill-in host. Must have 3-5 years' on-air broadcast experience, including day-to-day media coverage of teams, live sporting events and breaking sports news, preparing and anchoring live sports updates and hosting live long form sports talk shows. Must be active and comfortable in social media, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.; displays superior writing and editing skills for web and has a working knowledge of broadcast software, including Audio Vault and NewsBoss.

NY1121645. Lancaster. MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN. M-F. Shift varies. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. Maintains the integrity of the production equipment and plant facility in a conscientious and reliable manner. Need high school diploma and 2 years' experience - food manufacturing or batch processing experience preferred.

NY1121097. Williamsville. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. FT & PT. Temp-to-Perm. M-F. Days. Must have computer knowledge; good communication and time management skills. Will process and fax, paperwork, order supplies, reception duties, and perform other tasks as assigned. High school diploma needed and 2 years' experience. Need valid driver's license. Wage: Minimum of $10/hr.; maximum of $20/hr.

NY1121229. Buffalo. FAMILY SERVICE WORKER. M-F. 9am-5pm. Some evenings and weekends required.

Provides aftercare/transitional services to parents, guardians, families where the youth has been transferred from residential services to home services for a period of up to 6 months. Provides support for court appearances and other collateral contacts as needed.  May be called in for emergency situations. Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree in Psychology or Social Work preferred. 2 years' experience. Valid NYS driver's license. Preference given to those with experience and/or specialized training in working with families.  Salary depends on experience and education.

NY1121475. Buffalo. AUTO MECHANIC. FT. Days. 40 hrs./wk. Some benefits. Looking for an experienced (5 years) auto mechanic. Would not consider a trainee. Auto technician certification needed. Also requires valid driver's license. Wage: $13-$17/hr. Benefits: Vacation time, holidays and retirement/401k program.

NY1121600. Cheektowaga. LINE COOKS. FT & PT. Will clean, cut, and cook meat, fish, or poultry. Cook foodstuffs according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served. Clean and inspect galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation. Apportion and serve food to hotel guests. Wash pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment. Take inventory of supplies and equipment. No educational requirement listed. At least 3 mos.' related experience needed.

NY1121576. Cheektowaga. LEGAL SECRETARY/ASSISTANT. M-F. Days. Health insurance. Position can be FT or PT (PT = 20 hrs./wk.). Legal Secretary needed for small suburban law office. Paralegal Degree IS NOT expected. Not looking for a paralegal or for an associate lawyer. Job involves assisting attorney, as well as answering phones/talking to clients and insurance carriers, filing, typing, usual office functions. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; and be personable and enthusiastic. Wage is commensurate with experience. Requires at least a high school diploma; some college or college degree preferred. Would consider a trainee in specifics.

NY1121646. Lancaster. WAREHOUSE WORKERS. FT. M-F. Shift Varies. Benefits. Load trucks with finished products, unload and store materials, packaging, and supplies, maintain an organized warehouse. MUST have forklift experience, be computer literate and able to work at a very fast pace in a busy environment. Requires high school diploma and 1 year of experience.

 

March 25, 2015
The following position is available in our CAO’s Center Services Program, at our Pratt Willert Center located at 422 Pratt Street Buffalo, NY.

POSITION:        SITE MANAGER

DUTIES:            Maintains and operates the Center for all programs operating under the guidance and authority of the designated citizen governance.  Ensures that systems are in place for center needs, conducts regular center-level meetings and reports any citizen concerns, urgent problems, accidents etc. to the proper authority.  Ensures that the center is properly maintained by coordinating maintenance, cleaning and vendor services for center/building.  Maintains computerized records of equipment and other center property.  Acts as a liaison between community, citizen authority and CAO.  Supervises rentals, welcomes visitors and maintains sign-in logs.  Completes monthly reports as required; provides positive direction for program participants. 

QUALIFICATIONS:      High School Graduate/GED, and five years of experience working with low-income population and one (1) year administrative experience. 

SALARY:             $28,000 - $30,000 annually with benefits.  Requires attendance at some evening and weekend meetings. 

Applications/resume will be accepted at the CAO HR Department, 70 Harvard Place, Buffalo, up to and including March 31, 2015 or email to caohr@roadrunner.com

JOB POSTING #471

Current employees must apply at 70 Harvard Pl. ask for the purple application.

 

 

March 25, 2015
Lowe’s #1883

1659 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Amherst, NY

Current Open Positions:

FULL TIME: 

Sales Specialist Flooring (Req. #847126BR)

Installed Sales Coordinator (Req. #847120BR)

PART TIME: 

Tools CSA (Req. #839071BR)

Flooring CSA (Req. #841446BR)

Appliances CSA (Req. #835969BR)

Weekend Team (Req. #848160BR)

SEASONAL:  

Loader (Req. #841450BR)

Front End CSA (Req. #837535BR)

Building Materials (Req. #836161BR)

Outside Lawn & Garden (Req. #836164BR)

Inside Lawn & Garden (Req. #849083BR)

 

March 25, 2015
Parent Network of WNY

Job Description: Parent Educator

SUMMARY: Duties include the development and presentation of varied curriculum for a diverse parent population on Special Education, Learning Disabilities, and Mental Health. It is essential that the candidate be able to work well with people, and effectively interact with parents in order to meet their training needs.                                                                                                                       

PARENT EDUCATOR:

•           Conducts assigned training topics in a professional and objective manner.

•           Demonstrate appropriate communication skills both written and verbal

•           Adheres to training policies, programs and schedules based on identified training needs.

•           Provides all required reports on status of training, attendance and evaluation.

PROFESSIONALISM:

•           Exhibits appropriate language, dress, work attitudes and performance behaviors

•           Shows respect and courtesy in all interactions and communication internal or external to the agency

•           Demonstrates a flexible, creative approach as well as an adaptability to change

•           Demonstrates dedication to the goals and values of the agency. Incorporates the Agency mission, values and philosophy in decisions, behaviors and actions

•           Demonstrates problem solving and conflict resolution skills in both organizational and interpersonal matters

•           Responsible for maintaining adherence to all external standards, laws, rules and regulations of accreditation bodies, and licensing departments

•           Supports and communicates with supervisor and co-workers in a cooperative manner

•           Demonstrates an understanding of the boundaries of the position as they relate to both responsibilities and limitations

•           Demonstrates initiative and seeks supervisory counsel when appropriate

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

•           Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in education or related discipline. A minimum of 2 years working in service provision, or an appropriate combination of education, training and specific discipline related experience.

•           Demonstrated ability to engage diverse families to reach goals; persistence and follow-through.

•           Ability to communicate complex information in a respectful, accessible and culturally competent manner.

•           Strong writing and presentation skills.

•           Comfort and experience with visual presentation of information.

•           Daytime availability

•           Ability to travel within the eight counties of WNY for scheduled meetings

•           Applicants who are parents or family members of children or adults with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Interested in joining the Parent Network of WNY team? Please send resumes to: info@parentnetworkwny.org

 

March 25, 2015
National Fuel Opportunities!
HVAC FIELD SUPERVISOR – WESTERN NEW YORK

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) is a diversified energy company with its headquarters in Williamsville, New York.  National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, the Utility segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking a HVAC Field Supervisor for an outstanding career opportunity at one of our Western New York Servicenters.  As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.

Primary responsibilities for the HVAC Field Supervisor are to plan, schedule, and inspect the work of employees engaged in installation, maintenance, and service work at customer’s homes and businesses.  Daily responsibilities include the following:

•           Front-line direct field supervision of hourly construction and customer service employees

•           Planning of work orders to be completed along with time management and productivity analysis of field personnel

•           Scoping and estimating of daily, routine, system operating/maintenance and pipeline installation projects within the defined service territory

•           Regular contact with customers to resolve gas service issues and to ensure appropriate customer service levels

•           Coordination of daily emergency response logistics

An Associate’s degree is required.  A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Concentrations in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management are preferred.  Mechanical aptitude and the ability to troubleshoot technical issues are required.  Candidates must possess exceptional time management skills and the availability to cover rotating emergency assignments.  The ability to interface well with others, communicate with supervisors, customers and field personnel and work within a team environment is essential.  Demonstrated supervisory capability and the ability to quickly solve problems is required.  Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.   A valid driver's license along with a clean driving record is required.

National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter by April 20, 2015 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-018NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

IT SECURITY ADMINISTRATOR – WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) is a multi-billion dollar diversified energy company with corporate headquarters in Williamsville (Buffalo), New York and division operations in New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and California.  The Company holds assets that span nearly every facet of the natural gas industry, including Utility, Pipeline and Storage, Exploration and Production and Energy Marketing.  National Fuel’s history dates to the earliest days of the natural gas and oil industry in the United States, and the Company has been responsible for many industry firsts. 

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, the Utility segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking a IT Security Administrator for an outstanding career opportunity at our headquarters in Williamsville (Buffalo), NY.  As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.

The Security Administrator is responsible for administering corporate information security systems to preserve the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of corporate information systems and data.  This includes monitoring the operational environment to ensure compliance with security standards and procedures.  The Security Administrator assists in the creation, documentation, implementation, and maintenance of computing standards and procedures to secure corporate information.  The successful candidate will be required to identify and communicate any system vulnerabilities and assist in evaluating measures to mitigate them.  The Security Administrator will also participate in the response to information security related incidents.

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or a related field is required.  Three to five years of experience working with multiple aspects of information security administration is preferred.  Prior experience with SAP, PeopleSoft, and/or mainframe platforms is preferred.  The successful candidate must have exceptional problem solving, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to grasp new technologies.

National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and academic transcripts by April 20, 2015 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #15-006NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #15-006NY in the subject line of your email.

FIELD INTEGRITY ENGINEER – WEST SENECA, NY

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) is a diversified energy company with its headquarters in Williamsville, New York.  National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation is currently seeking a Field Integrity Engineer for an outstanding career opportunity at our Mineral Springs Servicenter in West Seneca, NY. As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.

The primary responsibility of the Field Integrity Engineer is to conduct field audits and to record assessments on company and contractor personnel performing construction and O&M work in Western New York. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

•           Assure company and contract personnel are performing work in compliance with company procedures via random unannounced field audits.

•           Conduct office audits at field locations verifying accurate documentation.

•           Monitor non-compliant issues for resolutions.

•           Summarize findings and conduct exit interviews with respective managers.

•           Distribute quarterly reports to operating locations and management.

An Associate’s degree with a concentration in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management is required. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. The successful candidate must possess exceptional analytical skills, outstanding attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and demonstrate strong problem solving and multi-tasking skills in a fast paced environment. The ability to interface well with others, communicate with supervisors and work within a team environment is essential. Demonstrated supervisory capability and the ability to quickly solve problems are required. Travel within Western New York and occasionally in western Pennsylvania is required.

National Fuel offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and academic transcripts by April 20, 2015 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-051NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

- OR -

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #14-051NY in the subject line of your email.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN,

DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

March 25, 2015
Parent Network of WNY

Job Description: Parent Educator

SUMMARY: Duties include the development and presentation of varied curriculum for a diverse parent population on Special Education, Learning Disabilities, and Mental Health. It is essential that the candidate be able to work well with people, and effectively interact with parents in order to meet their training needs.                                                                                                                        

PARENT EDUCATOR:

•           Conducts assigned training topics in a professional and objective manner.

•           Demonstrate appropriate communication skills both written and verbal

•           Adheres to training policies, programs and schedules based on identified training needs.

•           Provides all required reports on status of training, attendance and evaluation.

PROFESSIONALISM:

•           Exhibits appropriate language, dress, work attitudes and performance behaviors

•           Shows respect and courtesy in all interactions and communication internal or external to the agency

•           Demonstrates a flexible, creative approach as well as an adaptability to change

•           Demonstrates dedication to the goals and values of the agency. Incorporates the Agency mission, values and philosophy in decisions, behaviors and actions

•           Demonstrates problem solving and conflict resolution skills in both organizational and interpersonal matters

•           Responsible for maintaining adherence to all external standards, laws, rules and regulations of accreditation bodies, and licensing departments

•           Supports and communicates with supervisor and co-workers in a cooperative manner

•           Demonstrates an understanding of the boundaries of the position as they relate to both responsibilities and limitations

•           Demonstrates initiative and seeks supervisory counsel when appropriate

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

•           Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in education or related discipline. A minimum of 2 years working in service provision, or an appropriate combination of education, training and specific discipline related experience.

•           Demonstrated ability to engage diverse families to reach goals; persistence and follow-through.

•           Ability to communicate complex information in a respectful, accessible and culturally competent manner.

•           Strong writing and presentation skills.

•           Comfort and experience with visual presentation of information.

•           Daytime availability

•           Ability to travel within the eight counties of WNY for scheduled meetings

•           Applicants who are parents or family members of children or adults with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Interested in joining the Parent Network of WNY team? Please send resumes to: info@parentnetworkwny.org

 

March 25, 2015
Medicaid Service Coordinator Supervisor

Medicaid Service Coordinator Supervisor must be able to provide supervision for Medicaid Service Coordinators and MSC Cases.

The MSC Supervisor must be a team leader, a motivator, and ability to work independently, ability to grow and expand the MSC department.

Skills and ability in facilitating, promoting and supporting informed choice and self-advocacy, understanding and using person centered planning principles, listening carefully to what people say, ability to use professional judgment and assess the needs of individuals, recognizing and addressing health and safety issues and facilitating meeting.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

* Master Degree in Human Services, MSW preferred

* Five years’ experience as a Medicaid Service Coordinator.

* Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities.

* Knowledge of Willowbrook Class.

* Knowledge of OPWDD regulations.

* Valid NYS Driver License.

.    JOB KNOWLEDGE

•           Responsible for the development of the person’s individualized service plan utilizing person centered planning to identify supports and services the person wants and needs

•           Responsible for assisting the person in obtaining quality-of-life and health/medical services based upon identified needs and/or desires.

•           Provide advocacy for the person to protect and uphold a person’s rights, ensure that the person’s living environment is safe and their health and safety needs are met.

•           Assist people with becoming fully integrated into the community by promoting participation in community activities and fostering/promoting relationships/friendships.

•           Providing assistance to the person and their family/primary correspondent in obtaining legal Guardianship when appropriate or advocate for the person to continue serving as their own guardian.

•           Conduct face to face visits with the person in a mutually agreed upon place and home visits in the person’s home with frequency to ensure effective communication with the person and/or his/her advocate also readily offer assistance as needed, respond to emergencies and have a thorough understanding of the person.

•           Maintain and complete all needed processes, development, documentation and reviews for an assigned MSC case load.

•           Coordinate and process the steps necessary to obtain court orders for invasive medical procedures.

•           Complete central intakes as assigned by the direct supervisor and forward completed information to appropriate service providers to meet the person’s identified needs/desires.

•           Responsible for scheduling Program Planning Team (PPT) meetings on an as needed basis, as required, and/or as requested by the person or their legal guardian.

•           Provide training and assist consumers to develop, maintain and/or improve desired individual goals, living skills and personal needs as assigned or required.

•           Provide supervision to consumers during program hours and during community outings as to ensure their health and safety as necessary.

•           Act as role model to consumers.

•           Any additional duties as assigned.

 II.   TEAMWORK

•           Encourage and maintain a positive working relationship with all departments in the agency, parents, staff, consumer, and community partners.

•           Communicate all health, safety, consumer and/or program concerns, sensitive situations and incidents to supervisor.

•           Attend and participate in all required and/or requested departmental or agency meetings.

 III. DOCUMENTATION

•           Complete required documentation in conformance with rules, regulations, policies and procedures and billing practices.

•           Perform documentation reviews to ensure records are maintained in conformance with rules, regulations, policies, procedures and billing practices.

 IV. COMPLIANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY

•           Identify and report any untoward incidents.

•           Identify, report and/or correct all safety hazards including physical plant problems and/or problem work practices and assist with investigating all work-related accidents as requested.

•           Participate in any investigations as required.

•           Comply with all State and Federal regulations along with agency policies and practices.

 V.  TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

•           Complete required hours of training for the position in the timeframe as defined by OPWDD regulations.

•           Obtain and maintain required training certifications such as: PSI or SCIP, etc.

•           Attend all required training, staff development programs and committees and/or staff meetings as required by the agency and/or State and Federal regulations.

 If interested please call Marc Hennig

716 874-7200 or send resume mhennig@ldaofwny.org

 

March 25, 2015
Food Bank of WNY

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT/ANALYST (Full Time)

REPORTS TO:                CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  The Senior Accountant/Analyst is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the activities related to accounting, fiscal reporting, cash management, investments, real estate, risk management and purchasing.  Incumbent is engaged in a range of financial activities requiring a high attention to detail including accounts receivable, accounts payable, expense reports, payroll reporting, grant disbursements, and management of budgets.  Manages financial staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Finance and Accounting

•           Ensures accounts payable, expense reports, and disbursements comply with operating procedures in order to control expenses; communicates procedures to staff members for compliance.  Allocates and posts transactions to subsidiary accounts in general ledger and related Primarius accounting system.  Prepares checks for the appropriate signatures.

•           Reviews bank statements and other financial documents, researches discrepancies and reconciles accounts with general ledger; communicates discrepancies or problems to Chief Financial Officer.  Prepares bank deposits and may execute bank runs, making copies, determining correct accounts, separating by general ledger and bank accounts and submits to Chief Financial Officer for deposit and review.  Ensures expense documentation is correct, complete, and fully reconciled.

•           Interacts with staff members on payroll issues in conjunction with Human Resource Manager, ensures proper documentation is verified with payroll registers, prepares GL entries, and reconciles transactions.  May handle other confidential materials requiring a good knowledge of payroll and IRS requirements.

•           Assists in the monthly close process.  Ensures all monthly posting is completed in a timely manner.  Identifies and compiles outstanding payables and receivables for accrual.  Assists Chief Financial Officer with research on outstanding transactions.  Prepares reports and updates schedules as needed.  Assists in reconciling bank statements by pooling required supporting documentation including online transaction reports and EFTs.  Plays a significant role in year-end close, audit and budget preparations.

Grants Management

•           Oversees and monitors grant programs to ensure accurate and timely receipt/deposit of payments in accordance with established standards.  Provides financial reports reflecting fund balances by agency and grant criteria.

•           Works with Development Department to gather and disseminate financial information for grant payment schedule or government contracts. 

•           Interacts and communicates with Agency Services Department to disseminate grant financial information and related reports.

Budget Management

•           Conducts research, compiles and prepares financial reports; produces monthly balance sheets, income statements, profit and loss statements, monthly cash flow statements, and budget forecasts.

•           Assists the Chief Financial Officer in compiling budget details and preparing budgets for board approval.

Other Duties

•           Oversees Accountant Assistant, providing direction, conducting performance reviews, and exercising general supervisory authority. 

•           Performs other duties as assigned by Chief Financial Officer and/or President & CEO

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

•           Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent

•           Minimum 5 years strong accounting experience

•           Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

•           Demonstrated accounting skills

•           High attention to detail

•           Team player

•           Valid NYS driver’s license

QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:

•           2 - 3 years of supervisory experience

•           Primarius software applications experience

•           Payroll and not for profit experience

The Food Bank of WNY is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to respecting diversity and individual differences.

Interested and qualified candidates may respond in writing to:

Christa DiPizio

Human Resources

Food Bank of WNY, Inc.

91 Holt Street

Buffalo, NY 14206

cdipizio@foodbankwny.org

 

March 25, 2015
Foster Parent Recruiter

Are you passionate about changing the lives of children and families?

 Come join a team that certifies foster families across the state who open their homes and hearts to children every day. The focus is on re-unification of children with their biological families, preparing youth for independent living and matching children with a forever family.

 This position is responsible for recruiting and evaluating prospective Foster Parents in an assigned region.  The goal is to find therapeutic and nurturing home environments for youth and to conduct ongoing trainings for foster parents. This position also provides supervision, oversight and consultation to foster parents to ensure their success with their youth.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

•           Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in sales/marketing, business, human services or other related field

•           Minimum one year of solid work experience required; Experience in human services, child welfare, and/or foster care preferred

•           Ability to develop and market events to attract and retain Foster Parents

•           Ability to form therapeutic relationships with children and families

•           Ability to work with a culturally and economically diverse population

•           Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle are required

•           60% of time will be spent on local and regional travel

•           Flexible schedule including night and weekend hours required

•           Within 6 months, must become certified in MAPP/GPSII, CPR/First Aid, Caring For Our Own, Deciding Together

•           Prior training experience or public speaking helpful

•           MS Office skills required

If you are interested in applying for this or any other position for which you are qualified for, visit our website www.berkshirefarm.org/careers and please print and complete in full, the Employment Application and the Acknowledgement Receipt of the New York Correction Law Article 23-A.

A Cover Letter stating which position(s) and the position(s) location(s) you are applying for and Resume should accompany the completed documents (Employment Application, New York Correction Law - Article 23-A) and can be sent via Email to: JBenson@berkshirefarm.org

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

****PLEASE NOTE****

Due to the volume of applications we receive we will not accept calls regarding application status. If you are qualified for the position which you are applying for and we are interested in your application we will contact you directly for an interview.

 

March 25, 2015
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo (Community Foundation) is hiring a Knowledge Management Officer (KMO) to frame issues, highlighting critical community

information and Community Foundation initiatives to key external audiences. Knowledge Management (KM), by its nature, is a growing and constantly evolving function at the

Foundation. Based on an ongoing search for information, KM provides insight to solve community problems and to enhance solid organizational decision making that is evidence

based. The Knowledge Management Officer carries out secondary analyses to identify populations, needed services, and trends pertaining to key community needs. S/he will also work to

report data specific to the performance of the Community Foundation’s leadership initiatives using innovative methods for tracking lessons learned, challenges and measurable

outcomes. The Knowledge Management Officer is also responsible for the visual representation of the data analyses and reporting through the use of dashboards, infographics, reports and presentations. This includes collaborating as necessary to establish data projects with partners in the community to advance the Community Foundation’s mission.

The Knowledge Management Officer is also responsible for the development and management of internal and external information systems for facilitating a shared learning

environment at the Community Foundation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 Understand the key issues pertaining to the Foundation’s strategic community goals, and frame those issues for communications

 Employ persuasive writing skills to frame issues, supported by the use of visual data presentation and reporting through communications tools to deliver key messages to target audiences

 Identify best sources of information to analyze findings to determine baseline for community impact agenda. This includes secondary data analyses and reporting, the development of secondary research reports, as well as content generation to

support key communications.

 Extract, capture/document, synthesize, derive insights and present information across multiple communication channels in ways that are easily comprehended by various target audiences (e.g., infographics, maps, charts, etc.).

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

 Bachelor’s degree, relevant backgrounds may include urban planning, public administration, government relations, business, economics, etc.

 Minimum of three (3) years’ experience (or equivalent) in the not-for-profit or related field (program evaluation, research design, socio-demographic analysis or project management)

 Strong secondary research and analytical skills; fact-checking, statistics, technical writing, etc. Keen ability to locate and determine appropriate and relevant sources of information.

 Capable of presenting complicated information in an organized and proficient manner; info-graphics, maps, charts, etc.

 Experience in program evaluation; outcomes, indicators, benchmarks, a plus.

 Excellent oral and written communication skills

JOB POSITION: Knowledge Management Officer

Interested candidates please apply via email to Jerry Reger JerryR@cfgb.org. No calls please.

 

March 25, 2015

Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers Inc.
BFNC is a leading Western New York Human Service Agency dedicated to providing services and programs that ensure that anyone in Western New York who needs help and has no place to turn, or who has had trouble accessing services, or who has slipped through the cracks of the human service system, has a trusted place to go for help in taking the next step toward maximum independence.

Economic Empowerment Care Coordinator- Hope Center-Mental Health FT:

Provides person-centered Economic Empowerment Care Coordination and financial management services to adults with mental illness or health related concerns. Work in a manner that supports the mission and vision of BFNC and performs in accordance with system-wide competencies and behaviors.

Responsibilities:

 Facilitates a team approach to ensure appropriate interventions, Person-Centered delivery of quality care and services across Hope Center and Care management departments.  Collaborates with the team which may include member, caregivers, member's legal representative, county workers, health insurance providers, social service departments and financial institutions (banks, credit collections, etc.) to address economic care issues, specific member needs  This is a full time position Monday-Friday, flexing between 9am-8pm to accommodate day and evening appointments  Advocate for and assist clients in applying for public and health benefits including but not limited to; Social Security Benefits, SNAP, TANF, Public Assistance, Health Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, payee-ship and other needed benefits as identified.  Monitor and assist with clients application, follow-up, recertification, emergency assistance and/or denial  Provide individualized, long term financial coaching to clients to assist with budgeting, credit repair, financial management, access to financial services and linkage to identified community services, as necessary  Participate in ongoing trainings on economic empowerment, benefits assistance, and consumer protection, as needed  Assesses and reviews financial plan of care regularly to identify gaps in care, trends to improve financial management skills and self-sufficiency goals/ outcomes; works with members and the interdisciplinary care plan team to adjust plan of care, when necessary.  Conducts face to face home visits, as required.  Maintains professional relationship with external stakeholders, such as local, state, and federal systems, attorneys and community resources.  Promotes the appropriate use of clinical and financial resources in order to improve the quality of care and member satisfaction. Generates reports in accordance with care coordination goals.  Complies with agency standards.  Participates in supervision/staff/team meetings.

Education, Skills, Knowledge, Experience:

 Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a closely related field and have at least 3-5 years of experience in human services and/or finance (preferably in a paid setting). Master’s degree in social work or finance and 1 year human service experience preferred.

 Experience providing care to adults, persons with mental illness, chemical dependency, developmental disabilities or a chronic medical condition is preferred. Candidates who do not have the preferred educational qualifications will be considered based on experience with the Care Management population.

 Ability to work as a team to reach goals.

 Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

 Ability to interact across multiple departments and systems of care in a professional manner.

 Working knowledge of financial literacy, education, empowerment perspectives and behavioral health.

 Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel.

 Must have car and a valid NYS Driver’s License and pass a criminal background check.

To Apply:

Qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to hr@bfnc.org , send them to 97 Lemon St. Buffalo, NY 14204 or fax their resume ATTN: Letrice Harwell at (716) 856-1432*.

*Please include the position you are applying for in the subject of your email.

BFNC, Inc. is a non-profit, non-discriminatory, Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability. Persons seeking employment are entitled to freedom from harassment and retaliation and reasonable accommodation for qualified disabilities.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

March 25, 2015

Child and Family Services has some great job opportunities!
For information and details, please go to:

http://www.cfsbny.org/employment/jobs.aspx

 


March 19, 2015

UNYTS is looking for an Eye & Tissue Donation Specialist

Job Description

Responsibilities:

Responsible for donor suitability determination, aseptic surgical tissue procurement, packaging, processing and distribution related to eye and tissue services.

• Participate in 24 hour call as a member of the tissue and eye procurement team

• Enter all necessary information into donor electronic medical record system

• Ensure proper reconstruction of the donor following tissue and eye recovery

• Assist in general maintenance of all clinical areas

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in a healthcare or Life Science area preferred.

• Associates Degree or higher in Life Sciences; or 1 year experience in eye or tissue banking or healthcare related field.

• Effective communication and excellent interpersonal skills required.

• Knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology is required.

• Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

Apply Online at:  http://www.unyts.org/about/careers/

UNYTS is looking for an Eye & Tissue Recovery Technician

Job Description - Per Diem

Responsibilities: As a member of our procurement team, the Recovery Technician works on a per diem basis to recover and preserve eye and other tissue from authorized donors. Responsibilities include aseptic surgical tissue recovery, donor reconstruction, tissue packaging and shipping. Must have availability to participate in 24 hour call schedule and meet all related requirements.

Requirements: Qualified candidates will possess an Associate's degree or higher in Life Sciences and a minimum of one year of relative work experience, preferably in a hospital or clinical environment. Previous eye or tissue banking experience preferred, ophthalmic technicians, funeral home directors; emergency medical technicians; or those with military medical training and experience will be strongly considered. Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

Apply Online at:  http://www.unyts.org/about/careers/

UNYTS is looking for a Medical Technologist

Job Description

Responsibilities: Prepares blood components, QC samples, and performs testing procedures and validations according to SOP. Reviews the accuracy of lab results and commits them in the computer system. Reviews QC, QA, occurrences and other quality documentation to assure compliance. Researches and develops new/revised processes and SOP.

Qualifications: NY State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license or eligibility for Laboratory Technologist required. Minimum two years blood bank experience preferred.

Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or equivalent degree.

Apply Online at http://www.unyts.org/about/careers/

 

 

March 19, 2015
Advanced Manufacturing -Quality Specialist (AMQS)

Certification Program

Through a New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) grant, the University at Buffalo TCIE will train eligible dislocated workers from Erie County for entry-level to mid-level manufacturing positions. Training will emphasize skills needed for production technician and quality inspector roles.

Program Details Eligibility:

•   You lost your job and at least one of the following                         is true: 

You were terminated or laid off because of a permanent plant closure, substantial layoff, foreign competition or lack of demand for your skills

You are self-employed, but the economy or a natural disaster has put you out of work

 

You are a displaced homemaker who is unem­ployed or working a job that does not support your household

•   You possess an associate’s degree, at minimum

The Curriculum:

•    120 instructional hours, to include:

Mechanical Attributes: manufacturing pro­cesses and production, including geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD&T), precision measuring and complex test equipment, cali­bration techniques    

Lean: a customer-focused, problem-solving methodology that identifies unnecessary processes to reduce waste and increase throughput

ISO: standard requirements and framework of a business management system

•     Company tours

•     Assistance in preparing a resume, conducting a job search and readying for an interview

Program Duration:

March 24 - June 29, 2015

Enrollment begins March 16

To apply, contact:

Annette Falasa

716.851.2651

Annette.falasa@labor.ny.gov

Phone: 716.645.8800  |  www.tcie.buffalo.edu

 

March 18, 2015

CREW CHIEF/EQUIPTMENT OPERATOR – JAMESTOWN, NY

National Fuel currently has an employment opportunity for a Crew Chief/Equipment Operator at its Jamestown Servicenter.

A Crew Chief/Equipment Operator will work as part of a construction crew and will be responsible for the installation of gas mains and services as well as operation of excavation equipment, primarily a mini-excavator or a backhoe. In addition, the Crew Chief/Equipment Operator will assist in other excavation, installation and maintenance operations that include:

  • leak repair

  • manual excavation

  • plastic pipe fusion

  • mechanical fitting work

  • lubrication and minor vehicle upkeep

·         manual recordkeeping/ updating operating records

Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Prior experience in the operation of a mini-excavator or equivalent is required. The physical capability to work outdoors in all types of weather and the ability to work in and around hazards and difficult to reach areas is required. In addition, candidates must possess a valid New York State driver’s license. Prior experience working in the natural gas industry would be a plus for this position.

Applicants must live within a 20 – mile radius of the Jamestown Servicenter or be willing to relocate. National Fuel offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package which includes health insurance, a retirement savings account, a matching Tax Deferred Savings Plan - 401(k), and paid holiday and vacation time.

If you are interested in starting an exciting and rewarding career, please email or mail your resume and cover letter making sure to reference  Position #15-010NY – Crew Chief/Equipment Operator in your correspondence to the address listed below. Resumes must be received in our office by April 6, 2015.

NATIONAL FUEL

HUMAN RESOURCES

POSITION #15-010NY – Crew Chief/Equipment Operator

P.O. BOX 2081

ERIE, PA 16512

jobs@natfuel.com

Please be sure to reference the position # and job title in the subject line of your email.

Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a

pre-employment drug test.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

 

 

March 11, 2015

NEW DIRECTIONS YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES

Full Time Children’s Mental Health Program Supervisor

New Directions Youth & Family Services is seeking a Full Time CMHP Supervisor.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Children’s Mental Health Program (CMHP) Program Supervisor will oversee and direct the service delivery and effective day-to-day functioning of the Intensive Case Management Program, Home-Based Crisis Intervention Specialist Program, Children’s Mobile Crisis Team Outreach Specialist Program and Family Support Program in order to ensure that youth and families participating in the CMHP receive the necessary services to reduce or eliminate the need for hospitalization or out-of-home placement. The Program Supervisor will be knowledgeable about Medicaid Redesign, particularly Children’s Health Homes, and assist with the transition from Intensive Case Management (Targeted Case Management) to Health Home Care Coordination. The Program Supervisor will also assist with any other programmatic changes resulting from Medicaid Redesign.

Minimum Education and/or Professional Qualifications/Skills A Master’s Degree in public administration, business administration, health care or hospital administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field; or A Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field such as psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, recreation, recreation therapy, counseling, community mental health, child and family studies, sociology, speech and hearing; or New York State licensure and registration as Registered Nurse plus a Master’s Degree in one of the above related fields; and Four years of experience in providing direct services to youth with mental disabilities (i.e. persons properly diagnosed as suffering from mental illness, mental retardation, alcoholism or substance abuse) or in linking mental health youth to a broad range of services essential to successfully living in a community setting (i.e. medical, psychiatric, social, educational, legal, housing and financial services); and Two years of this experience must have involved supervisory or managerial experience for a mental health program or major mental health program component; or Service as an Intensive Case Manager in a New York State Office of Mental Health registered Intensive Case Management program. Knowledge and experience with health insurance, including Medicaid, preferred.

If interested in the above position, please forward cover letter and resume to jraymond@ndyfs.org.

For more information about New Directions, please visit our website at www.fosteringgood.org.

 

 

 

 

GREAT NEWS SHARING

Otis Glover (on the left) seen here congratulating Anthony Pratt who is hired at Tops Market as a Stock Assistant

Charles Byno (on the left) is show with Steps to Succeed Program Coordinator Otis Glover receiving congratulations on getting a job as a Debt Collector at Recovery Cred X Debt Recovery, Llc

 

In the photo on the left, we have Rosendo Torres (in the middle) as one of our success stories from the Steps To Succeed Program that is Coordinated by Otis Glover (on the left.) Mr. Torres is now gainfully employed at ECC City Campus in the Maintenance Department. 

In the photo on the right, Otis presented a plaque to Mr. Damone Smith as a thank you and appreciation for him coming to the Steps to Succeed graduation and offering encouragement.

 

Timothy Swain with his Placement Counselor Joyce Faines is sharing his good news of his new job at Multisorb as a Machine Operator

Mark McCreary (on the right) is shown here with his Placement Counselor Otis Glover receiving congratulations on his new job at Adams Mark Hotel in the Kitchen

Shemika Fields (on the right) with her Placement Counselor Betty Lee, sharing in the good news of receiving a job at Kaleida -High Pointe as a Certified Nurse Assistant

William Coke (on the left) with his Placement Counselor Joyce Faines showing a great big smile while telling her about his new job at Multisorb as an Assembler

 

Timothy Cannon (on the left) with Steps to Succeed Program Coordinator Otis Glover, receiving congratulations on his new job at Rod Gard

as a Molder

Joyce Faines (on the left) with Audra Maliszewski sharing the good news

 of her new job as an LPN an Independent Nursing

 

Otis Glover (on the right) with Rosendo Torres getting congratulations for his new job at ECC City Campus in Maintenance

Elizabeth Hinton(on the right) with Joyce Faines, Placement sharing news in receiving a new job as a Business Services Support.

 

Patricia Pratt sharing good news with Program Coordinator Otis Glover that she is now working at the City Mission as a Cook

 


Terry Chatfield, Asst. Director of the BETC, speaking to the graduating class for the Steps to Succeed Program.

 


OUTREACH INFORMATION:

INFORMATION FROM DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REGARDING UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS:

UI Contact Information

Path to Speak to an Agent about your Claim

To contact Telephone Claims Center (TCC) staff:  Dial: 1-888-209-8124 

If you live outside of NYS, call toll-free at (877) 358-5306

The TELEPHONE CLAIMS CENTER is the ONLY OFFICE that can answer your questions about your claim.

NO OTHER OFFICE can provide this information.

Note: the following script may change without notice

. Call 1-888-209-8124 (1-877-358-5306 from outside of NYS) 

. Hear: "Welcome to the New York State Department of Labor's Unemployment Insurance claim line. To continue in English, press 1. Bienvenido a la línea telefónica de Reclamos del Seguro por Desempleo del Estado de Nueva York. Para continuar en español, oprima el número dos.  

. You will hear an informational message, which can change from time to time. WAIT TO HEAR THE OPTIONS BEFORE CHOOSING. YOU MAY BE DISCONNECTED IF YOU DO NOT WAIT!!

. For information about fraud alerts, press 1. To continue to the main menu, press 9. CHOOSE OPTION 9 FOR THE MAIN MENU.

. Hear: For quality assurance, your call may be monitored or recorded. Please choose one of the following selections. To enter your representative’s telephone extension number, press 1. To complete your claim that was already begun on our website, press 2. To file a new claim, press 3. For contact information or to listen to quick answers about your payment options and Unemployment Insurance, press 4. To ask a question about a claim you have already filed, press 5. For PIN or address change, or for questions regarding your 1099 form, press 6. To repeat your choices.press 9.”  CHOOSE OPTION 5. 

. Hear:  "Remember, our website provides detailed and updated information about unemployment insurance benefits. You can claim weekly benefits, check the status of your payments, print out a history of your claim, and obtain the answers to frequently asked questions about the unemployment insurance program. All this is available on our website, www.labor.ny.gov." 

. Hear:  "New York State Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer program provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities." 

. Hear:  "Before we get started, I need to collect some information. Please enter your nine digit Social Security number using your telephone keypad. If the number you entered is XXX-XX-XXXX, press 1. If no, press 2." 

. Hear:  "Now, enter your four-digit PIN using your telephone keypad." 

E-Mail:   

If you have a general Unemployment Insurance (UI) question or a claim specific question not addressed in our Frequently Asked Questions, http://www.labor.state.ny.us/ui/faq.shtm  section, sign in with your NY.GOV ID and click on "Messages".  See Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Customer Tutorials, https://labor.ny.gov/ui/claimantinfo/sign-in-faq.shtm to help you get started with NY.GOV ID.  

Write: 

New York State Department of Labor, P.O. Box 15130, Albany, NY 12212-5130 

Website: http://www.labor.ny.gov 

You may use the website to:

. File a new claim

. Certify to weekly benefits

. View the UI Information Handbook

. See a history of all payments you have received

To claim weekly benefits by telephone: The Tele-Service number is: 1-888-581-5812

If caller has an active claim on file:

. Hear: "You currently have a valid claim on file. You can check your claim status by going online at www.labor. ny.gov  or by calling Tel-Service at 1-888-581-5812 for New York State residents, or 1-888-864-9920 for out of state residents. If you have other questions, please remain on the line and you will be given additional menu options. Please hold …" 

. Hear: "To change your name, address, or phone number, press 1. If you forgot your PIN or wish to set a new one, press 2. To begin or cancel the withholding of Federal income tax from your benefits, press 3. To begin or cancel the withholding of New York State income tax from your benefits, press 4.  For all other questions, press 5.  To repeat your choices, press 6.  To end this call, please press 9."   CHOOSE OPTION 5. 

. Hear: “If you are calling about the status of payments, press 1. If you have a question about claiming your weekly benefits, press 2.  If you are calling about the status of your claim, press 3. To repeat your choices, press 4.  To end this call, press 9.  CHOOSE OPTION 3.

If caller has an expired claim on file: 

. Hear: "If you would like to ask a question about a claim you have already filed, press 1. If you would like to file a new claim for benefits, press 2."  CHOOSE OPTION 1.  

. Hear: "To change your name, address, or phone number, press 1. If you forgot your PIN or wish to set a new one, press 2. To begin or cancel the withholding of Federal income tax from your benefits, press 3. To begin or cancel the withholding of New York State income tax from your benefits, press 4. For all other questions, press 5. To repeat your choices, press 6.  To end this call, please press 9."   CHOOSE OPTION 5. 

. Hear: “If you are calling about the status of payments, press 1. If you have a question about claiming your weekly benefits, press 2.  If you are calling about the status of your claim, press 3. To repeat your choices, press 4.  To end this call, press 9.  CHOOSE OPTION 3.

 

 

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES

70 Barker St.

Buffalo, NY 14209

883-1914

What they offer:

Mental Health Counseling

Refugee Resettlement Programs

Elder Care/In Home Support

Community Alternative Systems Agency

Mental Health Program for kids

Gambling Recovery Programs

Heads – Up Program for people with traumatic brain injuries

Career Counseling

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF BUFFALO

282 Babcock St.

Buffalo, NY 14210

825-1016

What they offer:

Education and Career Services for youth

Art programs for kids

Health and Life Skills for youth

Character building and leadership for youth

Sports, Fitness and Recreation

Prevention Services for kids

Day Care Services

Free Services to kids of military families

DEPT OF SENIOR SERVICES:

95 Franklin St.

Buffalo, NY 14202

858-8526

What they offer:

Case Management

Insurance Counseling

Family Caregiver Assistance

Transportation

Nutrition

Home Care

PREVENTION FOCUS/WOMAN FOCUS

69 Linwood Ave.

Buffalo, NY 14209

884-3256

What they offer:

Prevention is Primary programs that focus on lifeskills, conflict resolution, etc

Teen Focus programs that focus on life skills training, choices and consequences for teenage girls

Woman Focus that helps adult woman to cope better with stressors of life

PARENT NETWORK OF WNY

1000 Main St.

Buffalo, NY 14202

332-4170

What they offer:

Provides services to families with children who have disabilities

Workshops

Information and Referral Services

HEAP

291 Pearl St.

Buffalo, NY 14202

If over 60 years of age: 858-8526

If under 60 years of age: 858-2634

What they offer:

Assistance with heating and other utility costs

CHEEKTOWAGA YOUTH AND RECREATIONAL SERVICES (Open to non – Cheektowaga Residents)

275 Alexander Ave.

Cheektowaga, NY 14221

897-7207

What they offer:

A ton of after/during-school programs

Day care for those parents who are working

Holiday Programs

Various Family Days

Mid – Erie Counseling and Treatment Services

463 William St.

Buffalo, NY 14204

893-0062

What they offer:

Adult and Teenage Counseling for individuals with mental health disorders

Family Counseling
 

February 28, 2012
Announcement by the New York State Department of Labor:

There is an additional resource for the immigrant and refugee customers, the New York State Immigration Hotline 
1-800-566-7636.
This free over the phone service responds to general questions about immigration and naturalization benefits, requirements and procedures. The New York State Immigration Hotline provides information and referrals to all NYS OTDA programs serving refugees and immigrants, other immigrant-related public and private programs, and relevant mainstream service programs available throughout New York State.

The New York State Immigration Hotline operates from 8AM to 6PM, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) and is able to assist callers who speak the following languages Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian, French, Haitian/Creole, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Mandarin, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Turkish, and Urdu. (No waiting on the phone, the called is connected to a person.) This information is available on the OTDA website, and here is the direct link http://otda.ny.gov/programs/bria/hotline.asp

                                                                     

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