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October 1, 2014

Nardin Academy - Vice President for Enrollment Management

Nardin Academy, the oldest independent Catholic school in Western New York, is seeking a Vice President for Enrollment Management.  The Vice President will provide the leadership and vision in developing a comprehensive enrollment strategy meeting Nardin enrollment goals to attract, admit and enroll a high qualified and diverse student population.  The Vice President will embrace the best use of current technologies while promoting a highly personalized approach that represents the Nardin educational experience. 

The responsibilities of the position include creating a strategic plan for the enrollment function, overseeing and managing the admissions process for Montessori, Elementary, and High School programs, managing and analyzing admissions data for the entire Academy, serving on the financial aid committee and working closely with the Vice President for Finance and Operations, and the Director of Communications to best serve the school, students and their families.

Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President for Enrollment will partner closely with the leadership team and work collaboratively internally and externally with the school's constituents. The successful candidate will be fully engaged with the life of the school and demonstrate a passion for the school's mission of "helping students to develop their individual talents and to cultivate their intellect, character and courage to make a difference in the world”.  

 Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred

  • A demonstrated track record in a business or educational setting

  • Sales and marketing experience required

  • Collaborative leadership style

  • Business and financial acumen

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Creativity

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter to mecarlo@cpibn.com or apearl@rvrhodes.com.

 

October 1, 2014

Home Finder                                                  

Department: Foster Care

Title of Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director

Position Summary: The Family Resource and Intake Coordinator recruits, trains and process intake for the foster care parents and follows each prospective foster parent through the certification/re-certification process and the placement of a child in their home.

Typical Responsibilities/Duties:

1)         Develop and implement a foster parent recruitment plan.

2)         Develop and maintain relationships with foster parent, the media and other public relationships such as churches, civic and community based organization.

3)         Submit written information to and conduct information meetings with potential foster parents.

4)         Conduct an orientation process to potential foster parents.

5)         Facilitate other foster parent training programs as necessary and/or requested.

6)         Obtain information from state and local agencies as needed to certify the home.

7)         Complete foster home studies.

8)         Maintain case records prior to certification, after certification, and completed re-certifications.

9)         Complete and submit monthly foster homes statistics to program supervisor.

10)       Enter all required dates and information into the Connections computer system.

11)       Enter and submit all Adoption Album information for freed children into computer and submit to OCFS.

12)       Represent agency on appropriate coalition, committees, and at community recruitment events.

13)       Coordinate foster parent recruitment, retention and recognition events (i.e. Foster Parent month, Christmas party, Foster Parent Association sponsored events, fundraisers, socials…).

14)       Send written acknowledgments to foster parents around special events and other appropriate times.

15)       Perform any other requests deemed relevant to the position by supervisory and/or administrative staff.

16)       Arrange and monitor pre-placement visits if necessary.

17)       Complete all intake materials insure they are assigned.

18)       Notify case worker of placement.

19)       Maintains First Aid/CPR Training.

20)       Attends all mandatory in-service training and regularly attends supervision meetings.

21)       Coordinate a monthly Foster Parent Newsletter.

22)       Assist the Executive Director in development and update in Foster Parent policies and procedures as needed.

23)       All duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Skills, Qualifications, Knowledge, Ability &Physical Requirements:

Minimum Education and/or Professional Qualifications/Skills

•           Bachelor’s Degree in social work or other human service field.

•           Demonstrated assessment skills

•           Strong written and verbal communication skills.

•           Knowledge of child welfare regulations and regulatory agencies whenever possible.

•           Teaching and presentation skills.

•           MAPP certification plus, but not required! Ability to train potential foster parents.

 

 

Special-Personal Skills, Qualities, Aptitudes, and Physical Requirements

The Sarah Minnie Badger Foster Care Program is an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist persons with disabilities to perform essential functions.

1)         Ability to work effectively with clients, families, staff and community contacts from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

2)         Knowledge of community resources and the ability to access specialized services to clients.

3)         Ability to advocate effectively for clients.

4)         Ability to deal effectively with hostile clients and/or families.

5)         Ability to accept supervision and perform as part of a team.

6)         Ability to be flexible and adapt to change.

7)         Ability to interface with people (groups and individuals) and communicate within various mediums (logbooks, e-mail, telephone).

8)         Must have a valid NYS driver’s license and adequate auto insurance.

9)         Ability to pass an annual physical, drug test.

10)       Ability to use computer base programs and applications.

Email your cover letter and resume to Marva Williams at mwilliams@smbfostercare.com

 

October 1, 2014

Chemical Dependency and Mental Health Counselors

Horizon Health Services is a not-for-profit corporation that provides an array of comprehensive services to assist individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse issues to make choices that improve their quality of life and achieve their personal recovery goals.

Job Summary

Horizon is currently looking for qualified mental health and chemical dependency counselors for our inpatient, outpatient, residential and detox facilities. These counselors will provide direct service to clients who qualify for treatment according to the regulations of appropriate licensing and regulatory agencies. Under supervision, develops treatment plans and intervention strategies which include individual and group interventions, expediting, linking and advocacy.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Assumes responsibility for assisting in the training and development of staff across the program lines. - Accepts responsibility for taking initiative in identification, problem solving, and resolution of quality of care issues within assigned program. - Provides leadership to the treatment team in the absence of the program manager and/or clinical supervisor - Completes comprehensive assessments of consumers assigned to determine level of care. - Records in detail information relative to substance abuse or mental health history of clients. - Develops treatment plans for review in case conference by multidisciplinary team which includes time limited, short term and long term goals relative to the clients achieving drug free status, and which state the method to be used to monitor clients progress. - Implements treatment plans through provision of whatever service modalities are appropriate - Insures compliance with regulations regarding medical requirements including arrangements for physical examination and laboratory procedures. - Reviews treatment plans, in supervision, on a timely basis to ascertain progress of clients toward attainment of goals. - Insures compliance with regulations relative to provision of vocational/educational services clients including documentation of the status of clients in charts and referral to the appropriate vocational/educational programs by completing vocational assessments and referrals if/when appropriate. - Maintains a regular schedule of appointments for clients assigned and arranges for termination of clients who have not been seen in thirty days. - Provides follow-up to terminated clients as mandated by all applicable regulations - Counselor will make appropriate referral for linkage with community resources as well as other agency resources such as case management, treatment of co-occurring disorders, psychiatry, medical, etc. - Assumes leadership role with staff, shares clinical expertise with peers. - Participates in case conference as well as group and/or individual supervision as determined by the Program Manager.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any other related duties, that may be required by their supervisor.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum levels of knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Basic Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

- Knowledge of assessment, treatment planning, individual and group therapy with individuals who have a substance abuse diagnosis - Supervision or leadership experience helpful - Computer literate

Experience:

- Minimum of 2 years of mental health and/or addictions counseling preferred

Education/Licensures/Certificates

- Masters in Social Work, Mental Health or Rehabilitation Counseling required - QHP (CASAC, CRC, LMSW, LCSW) or QHP eligible preferred.

Applicants without minimum education requirements will not be considered for this position.

Location: Buffalo, NY Shift / Hours: Varies

To apply, please visit www.horizon-health.org

and click on “Join Our Team”

 

October 1, 2014

Jericho Road Community Health Center is seeking motivated applicants for a full-time Accounting Specialist. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, Jericho Road provides a medical home for refugee and low-income community members in Buffalo, facilitating wellness and self-sufficiency by addressing health, education, and economic barriers.  Our purpose is to demonstrate Jesus’ unconditional love for the whole person.

SUPERVISOR: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

HOURS: 40-hour work week, Monday through Friday (other hours and days dictated by business needs)

CLASSIFICATION:  full-time, exempt

JOB SUMMARY: Working under the direction of the CFO, the Accounting Specialist will have a working knowledge of how to operate within the ADP Payroll system, Sage 300 or other accounting software, and Microsoft Office products, especially Excel, to record, process, analyze and reconcile financial information. Accounting Specialist will communicate between Finance Department and other departments to coordinate the collection and dissemination of information needed to process data in a timely and accurate manner.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting plus 2 years’ experience in business office preferred

• Experience working with low-income, diverse, multilingual populations highly desired

• Commitment to the organizational mission and values of JRM

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail

• Proficiency in Accounting/bookkeeping, ADP Payroll Software and Microsoft Office.

• Creativity and problem-solving capabilities 

• Ability to use good judgment and work under pressure

• Strong self-motivation, positive energy and ability to work within a team

• Able to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions as appropriate

• Process payroll through ADP system on a bi-weekly basis, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail 

• Interface with HR to ensure HR Database is always updated

• Collect and process daily deposits

• Maintain petty cash accounts

• Prepare and enter General Ledger journals and journal entries

• Run regular and ad-hoc reports from ADP system

• Prepare various monthly reconciliations

• Assist in budgeting process

• Assist in grants management

• Collaborate with various departments to ensure 2-way flow of information in order to ensure proper recording and accounting of financial information. 

• Develop solutions to enhance efficiencies

• Complete other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time. Exert up to 20 lbs., pushing, pulling or lifting. Walking, climbing stairs required. Able to talk/hear communicate with others with or without reasonable accommodation.

Please forward resume and application which can be found at www.jrchc.org  to Krista Schwartzott, Director of Human Resources to: Krista.schwartzott@jrchc.org OR Krista Schwartzott, HR Manager 184 Barton Street, Buffalo, NY 14213. Fax number: 716.235.8345 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE 

 

October 1, 2014

Heritage Centers has some available jobs!

Computer Programmer

Residential Habilitation Trainer, among others!

Please Review these jobs at: http://www.heritagecenters.org/careers.php?id=32

 

October 1, 2014

America’s Job Exchange Hot Jobs for Today!
System Specialist, Quality Management

Hardlines Merchandiser

Kmart - Asst. Manager in Training (West Seneca...

Overnight Replenishment Associate

Softlines Merchandiser

Cashier

HSE Specialist

Auditor

Consultative Sales- Home Improvement

Operations Specialist I

Lands' End Consultative Selling Associate...

Medical Receptionist

Medical Administrative Assistant/Scheduler...

Controls Engineer - Buffalo, NY

Milling Supervisor

Quality Compliance Investigations Lead

2nd Shift Manufacturing Team Member

Electrical Engineer

Web Developer - 1

Administrative Assistant

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 details and application, please go to:

www.americasjobexchange.com

 

September 30, 2014

FISHER PRICE

East Aurora, NY

NON-EXEMPT JOB OPENING

PART- TIME SEASONAL (30 HRS PER WEEK **)

CONSUMER SERVICES ASSOCIATE

REPORTS TO SUPERVISOR

PRIMARY DUTIES

·         Respond to consumer calls, live chats, e-mails and social media received in the Consumer Services Department.

·         Resolve issues to consumer’s satisfaction and within the guidelines of service policy.

·         Input consumer data using appropriate terminology and coding to insure the consistency and accuracy of the consumer database.

·         Maintain up-to-date product knowledge for assigned skills.

·         Must meet departmental goals for attendance, timeliness, schedule adherence and quality of service.

·         Flexible schedule required.  Available to work between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Able to work any company holiday the call center is open.  Hours are subject to change as business dictates (up to 9 PM ET).  Must be available to accommodate a full-time training schedule that may last up to two weeks.

·         May provide backup coverage to other product skills.

·         Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

SKILLS:

·         Excellent listening, verbal and written skills to communicate effectively with consumers.

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to demonstrate mature judgment in order to properly respond to consumer calls.

·         Strong knowledge of computer operating systems and various software.

·         Strong knowledge of Fisher-Price products preferred.

EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION:

·         High School education required, Associates Degree in Business or related field preferred.

·         1-2 years related experience in Consumer Relations/Customer Service, preferably in a call center environment.

·         Exemplary attendance and job performance.

If you feel you meet the qualifications for this position, please apply on line at http://careers.mattel.com/

** SEASONAL POSITIONS ARE NOT BENEFITS ELIGIBLE

FISHER-PRICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

F/M/DISABILITY/VET

 

September 30, 2014

America’s Job Exchange Hot Jobs for Today!

Loss Prevention Associate

Cashier

Consultative Sales- Consumer Electronics

Consultative Sales- Mattress

Consultative Sales- Home Improvement

Consultative Sales- Fine Jewelry

Loss Prevention Associate

Cashier

Personal Banker (Float) - Cheektowaga Area...

Backroom Associate

Service Technician

Merchandising and Pricing Associate

Workers Compensation Medical Case Manager...

Freelance News Assistant TWC News Buffalo...

Part time Teller (20 hours) - Hamburg Village...

Prototype Finisher 1

Sr Associate, Strategic Planning

Business Development Analyst

Graphic Designer

Intern-MBA Marketing (Summer 2015)

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 further details and to apply to these jobs, go to:

www.americasjobexchange.com


September 29, 2014

Today’s Hot Jobs from America’s Job Exchange!

Assistant Auto Center Manager - Amherst,...

Engineer II (PE)

HSE Engineer, Sr

Engineer I - Tooling

Consultative Sales- Consumer Electronics

Assistant Auto Center Manager in Training...

Assistant Auto Center Manager - Buffalo,...

Data Analyst, Customer Care Job

Accountant

Machinist - Research & Development

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.

Please go to the website for details and application at:

www.americasjobexchange.com


September 25, 2014

America’s Job Exchange Hot Jobs for Today!

Kronos Timekeeping Specialist

Loss Prevention Associate

Machine Operator

Engineer (Product Development)

Hardlines Merchandiser

Overnight Replenishment Associate

Softlines Merchandiser

Cashier

Marketing Associate

Business Implementation Product Manager

Credit Adjuster II

Consultative Sales- Fine Jewelry

Quality Assurance Specialist

Lands' End Consultative Selling Associate...

Backroom Associate

Service Technician

Merchandising and Pricing Associate

Cashier

Staff Home Therapy RN

Loss Prevention Associate

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 further detail and application, go to:

www.americasjobexchange.com

 

September 25, 2014

National Fuel Job Opportunity!
ENERGY CONSULTANT– WILLIAMSVILLE, NY

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 an Energy Consultant for an outstanding career opportunity at our Williamsville, NY 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 Energy Consultant to serve as an integral member of our team. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions within their assigned geographic territory:

•           Serve as the primary point of contact for larger industrial and commercial accounts to fulfill sales, marketing, customer service, and administrative responsibilities

•           Conduct technical and economic analyses; consult with customers related to end-use natural gas applications

•           Develop and implement effective strategic plans within assigned service area to successfully build and retain sales

•           Maintain and develop positive long-term customer relationships with key accounts, developers, architectural and engineering firms

•           Manage the Research, Development, and Demonstration (RD&D) Program, including budget administration, project management, program reporting and coordination with external RD&D organizations.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree; Engineering, Business or Energy-related concentrations preferred. Technical sales experience and /or knowledge of energy technologies including HVAC and industrial processes are highly desirable. The successful candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills, including a proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Problem solving, organizational and time management skills are necessary to succeed in this position. Routine day travel within western New York 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 October 8, 2014 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-014NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

Please reference position #14-014NY in the subject line of your email.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN,

DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS

 

September 25, 2014

National Fuel Job Opportunity!

FIELD OPERATIONS 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 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 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 October 17, 2014 to:

National Fuel

Human Resources

Position #14-018NY

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

jobs@natfuel.com

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS


September 24, 2014 

ADECCO RECRUITMENT

·         Full-time and part time – data entry. This position is a long-term contract opportunity. GED/high school diploma. Must be able to key 9,000 ks or higher. Strong attention to detail and solid organization skills.  Ability to respond under pressure and multitask. Hours: openings for 2nd and 3rd shifts, as well as 1st shift weekend

Recruitment Held At:

One-Stop Career Center in Williamsville

Wednesday October 8th, 2014

and

Wednesday October 22nd, 2014

10:00 am - Noon

Williamsville Career Center

4175 Transit Road

Williamsville, NY

(716)851-2759

 

September 24, 2014 

ELDERWOOD RECRUITMENT

For a Physical Therapist

OPEN RECRUITMENT HELD AT

Buffalo Career Center

284 Main St.

Buffalo, NY

(716)851-2600

Wednesday October 1st, 2014

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

September 24, 2014 

Mentor Advocate (MA) for

Be-A-Friend Program, Inc. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County

As a member of the Program Department’s, Client Services team, the Mentor Advocate (MA) position is

responsible for proving direct service to high-risk youth including juvenile offenders in small group and individual

settings within the City of Buffalo and surrounding suburbs. The MA is responsible for planning the activities and

during these outings, the MA has the opportunity to develop personal mentoring relationships with the male teens.

The individual in this role works independently much of the time but also interacts closely with agency case

management staff to ensure positive youth development.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide direct mentoring service to high-risk youth through one-on-one and small group interactions

Planning and implementation of daily activities for outings with youth incorporating five central themes as follows:

• Educational

• Recreational

• Vocational

• Community Service

• Life Skills

Assist the Director of Programs (DP) and Quality Assurance and Relationship Manager (QARM) the recruitment

and enrollment of clients

Creation of individual service plans for clients and adjustment of goals as necessary

Creation of individual service plans for clients and adjustment of goals as necessary

Assuring decorum and orderliness on all group outings to ensure Child Safety at all times

Monitoring client participation and interaction in groups

Consulting with parents/guardians of all youth clients

Collaboration with community partners to enhance activities and supplement service to clients

Consultation with Director of Programs and Quality Assurance and Relationship Manager regarding Client Issues

Coordination of client transportation for group outings

Completion of all required documentation, including daily and monthly notes

Consultation with Director of Programs and Quality Assurance and Relationship Manager regarding planning and

expenditure of funds

Implement the inquiry and enrollment process of youth into the Group Mentoring Program (GMP)

Consultation with Bookkeeper on petty cash, receipts, credit cards, fuel, etc.

Participate in Agency Events and perform additional tasks assigned by the Director of Community Relations,

Director of Development or CEO

Continual awareness and facilitation of potential funding & recruitment opportunities to applicable departments

including Development, Community Relations, Human Resources and Client Service Programs.

Adhere to the agency’s beliefs, values and mission in all job-related activities

Communicate new and innovative ideas to applicable departments to capitalize the agency mission

Implement and comply with all Agency procedures

Minimum of Bachelors Degree required, preferred degrees include Human Service fields or Education

Please send Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@beafriend.org or Human Resources, Be-A-Friend Program, Inc., Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County, 85 River Rock Drive, Suite 107, Buffalo, NY 14207

 

September 24, 2014 

ROYCROFT CAMPUS
Part-time Employment Available on the Roycroft Campus

The Roycroft Campus is seeking a part-time receptionist for the new Roycroft Power House Visitor Center. Responsibilities include greeting guests, answering questions and working with tours of the Campus, customer service, and data entry.  Must be detail oriented and have good computer and communication skills.  Position will require some weekend days.  Please send resume to Amizetta Haj at ahaj@roycroftcampuscorp.com.

 

September 24, 2014 

Community Relations Specialist Susan G Komen WNY

Reports to:        Executive Director                                             

Work Hours:      40 Hours per Week, some evenings and weekends required

FLSA Class:       Non-Exempt

Base Wage:       Base $35,000-$40,000 annually /Salaried position

Job Purpose

The Community Relations Specialist is responsible for working with the Susan G. Komen Western New York team to coordinate the marketing, communication and community engagement needs of the Komen WNY office.  These functions will encompass grants administration, social media marketing and some administrative duties and requires a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual.

Job Responsibilities

o          Assists in the development, printing and distribution of marketing materials and efforts to further the goals of the organization. 

o          Maintains and updates organization social media sites with promotional material.

o          Provides leadership in grassroots outreach for community participation in Komen WNY grant-making process and manages mission-focused relationships

o          Acts as primary point of contact for grants applicants  and recipients, preparing and sending routine communication and tracking shared information

o          Provides assistance to the Executive Director by preparing letters and mailings; in addition, providing assistance in the day-to-day marketing and fund raising for Susan G. Komen WNY. 

o          Maintains all contract documents and sends reminders for all reports and contract requirements. Assists in preparing grant applications.

o          Maintains all confidential information of the executive staff and the organization. 

o          Promotes positive image and credibility by consistently demonstrating teamwork with Susan G. Komen WNY and collaborating organizations while maintaining professional conduct.

o          Contributes to the Susan G. Komen WNY team effort by participating in all other programs and activities as needed.

Education/Experience/Skills Required:

o          Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or combination of comparable education and experience

o          Events planning experience preferred but not necessary

o          Non-profit and/or grants administration experience helpful

o          Effective written communication skills

o          Basic web design and management skills

o          Good public speaking skills

o          Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, Social Media & Internet

o          Excellent customer service skills

To Apply

Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to:  judybabel@komenwny.org  

Or mail to:

Susan G. Komen WNY

c/o Judy Babel

742 Delaware Ave.

Buffalo, NY 14209

 

September 24, 2014 

VOLUNTEER DIRECTOR, Habitat for Humanity Buffalo

Join a global, nonprofit movement building futures and lives.

As an employee of Habitat for Humanity Buffalo, you are helping to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Summary:

The Volunteer Director is responsible for all aspects of the volunteer program and manages a Volunteer Committee of volunteers to accomplish work.  This includes the recruitment, processing, education, retention and coordination of all Habitat volunteers, including construction, committee, and office volunteers. The Volunteer Director works closely with Habitat’s home sponsors to coordinate sponsor volunteer schedules. The Volunteer Director is also the AmeriCorps program manager and performs the hiring, orientation, appreciation, reporting and other tasks for each year’s AmeriCorps team.  Other responsibilities may be administered by the ED as time permits.  The position works closely with all staff members and volunteers to create a positive and productive atmosphere for volunteers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include (not limited to)

•           Represent Habitat to the community through community presentations

•           Establish and maintain effective relationships with sponsors, HFHI, and the community

•           Develop and manage volunteer intake and scheduling  system

•           Lead Volunteer Committee

•           Recruit, train, and schedule construction, office and other volunteers

•           Supervise office volunteers

•           A key emphasis on recruitment of Construction Volunteers, especially mid-week volunteers

•           Manage and promote programs including Collegiate Challenge and AmeriCorps program

•           Produce written informational and educational materials for volunteer outreach

•           Maintain volunteer records and statistics

•           Develop and implement formal and informal volunteer appreciation program

•           Conduct orientations for volunteers and informational sessions, Habitat 101

•           Monitor and assess the need for volunteer services and suggest program improvements

•           Monitor volunteer satisfaction and develop retention efforts

•           Work with staff to handle any volunteer concerns or issues

•           Assist Group Volunteer Coordinator in updating construction hotline on a weekly basis

•           Coordinate activities for youth volunteers (Boy/Girl Scouts, etc.)

•           Promote teamwork and foster motivation and understanding

•           Contribute to newsletter for volunteer-related articles

•           Other responsibilities as assigned by Executive Director

•           Research assistance for grants

Qualification Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

•           BA/BS Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

•           2 years experience in the field of volunteer management or relevant field

•           Personal volunteer experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

•           Commitment to, and enthusiasm for, the mission of Habitat for Humanity

•           Enthusiasm, teamwork-focused, and strong customer service orientation

•           Well-organized and detail-oriented

•           Effective leadership and team-building skills

•           Self-motivated; able to work independently with minimal supervision

•           Must possess tact, diplomacy, and flexibility

•           Good supervisory skills

•           Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•           Effective computer and social media skills

•           Knowledge of Microsoft Office

•           Project management skills

•           Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Travel

Outreach is an essential part of this position, outside meetings and presentations will be frequently required. Flex time will be allowed to accommodate a number of required evening and weekend meetings and volunteer group events that will occur throughout Buffalo and Western New York.

Compensation:

Competitive salary and benefits will be based on qualification and experience.

Habitat for Humanity seeks to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability or any other status or characteristic protected by law.  HFHB hires individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

To apply please send your resume and a cover letter to:  execdirector@habitatbuffalo.org or mail to 995 Kensington Ave., Buffalo, NY 14215. 

 

September 24, 2014 

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR NEEDED

o          Part-time position for small non-profit transportation company

o          Prefer individual with experience working with volunteers

o          Must be comfortable with driving vans

o          Prefer individual familiar with the Southdown’s of Erie County

o          Light office work involved

o          Must have transportation to and from job sites

Please send resume to:

Rural Transit Service

PO Box 212

Brant, NY 14027

For more information please call:    716-472-6065

 

September 24, 2014 

Field Service Technician

The Ideal Candidate should have some Electrical-HVAC experience but not necessary as they will be trained for this Field Service Technician position under the supervision of the Service Manager, additionally the successful candidate will be trained on the following: The ins and outs of Pipe fitting and Welding and will be responsible for the installation, Inspection, Start up, Trouble shooting and repair of industrial and commercial boilers, burners and combustion control systems. This position requires a good mechanical aptitude and or electrical background with some ability to follow schematic wiring diagrams.

Ideally the candidate should poses his/her own hand tools (mechanics/electrician tools set) Being a self-starter would be important and should be able to follow directions with little supervision.

Resumes to:

nweiler@wdcinc.org

 

September 24, 2014 

Roadside Assistance Operations Manager

The Roadside Assistance Operations Manager will Plan and organize the staff and will direct, control and manage the  budgets for Emergency Road Service Fleet Operations, Additionally coordinate and oversee daily operational activities, Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the AAA Club’s policies and applicable laws, Responsible for properly managing Club assets, to include property, equipment and human resources Provides relevant information and performance feedback formally and informally to all staff on a regular basis through the use of communication techniques such as, staff meetings, one-on-one discussions/coaching, performance evaluations, electronic means, Key communicator between senior Management and front-line associates Responsible for the development of, and adherence to, departmental budgets for capital and operating income and expenses Responsible for managing the efficiency and profitability of a Fleet operation ensuring that revenues and expenses fall within budgeted allocations. Budgets for income, operational and capital expenses Accountable for compliance to all quality standards established both on a local and national level, to include Club-wide member satisfaction goals Counsels/critiques/communicates to members to ensure total satisfaction Ensures the safety and security of associates, Club assets and property through the adherence of established safety and security policies, processes and programs Ensures adequate and proper development of Staff Responsible to identify, through individual and/or group performance and skill assessments, job skills and processes that, due to the course of normal business and career development, require additional improvement or upgrading. Supports Club-wide training efforts Proficient in basic PC skills to include Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office applications, Internet Explorer and appropriate Axis applications Ensures adequate and proper training of Staff. Supports Club-wide efforts for security and integrity of data Responsible for determining an effective Fleet scheduling program, efficiently using resources and meeting service level expectations Responsible for development and realization of Club roadside "On the Go" initiatives Ensures adequate training and development of Staff, developing performance measures, guidelines and incentive plans Ensures that drivers and trucks operate within all applicable Local, State and Federal guidelines Develops and administers business plan components designed to meet strategic objectives, improve service and foster growth of Staff Develops and maintains Standard Operating Procedures for Fleet operations Responsible for researching and developing additional revenue streams which compliment AAA Fleet operations Plans for and enacts AAA Association architecture and initiatives compatible with our operations Reviews and analyzes department reports, initiating adjustments and changes to operations where/when necessary Responsible for sales levels, goals and performance of subordinates Details operations to Management in reports and other forms as necessary Upon need, the Manager must be able to perform the same or similar work as subordinates Works closely with all Automotive and other business line Managers in development and support of member centric programs QUALIFICATIONS: Four year college degree or equivalent technical training in military or other acceptable venues Over 5 years combined experience in automotive related and management fields Must have familiarity with Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations as applicable to Fleet operations as well as other State, Local and Federal rules, regulations and laws Must possess the proper licensing to drive Club vehicles and maintain insurability as determined by our carriers Ability to communicate effectively and professionally Ability to develop and carry out effective presentations to potential business partners and staff Proficient with mathematics and basic statistical analysis Solid understanding of basic accounting principles    Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office products Possess excellent decision-making, problem-solving, planning and human resources skills in order to contribute to the overall efforts of the Management Team and Club objectives Must be familiar with client server environments and network functionality Required regularly to use a PC Must occasionally lift and/or move heavy tools, accessories and equipment (80 lbs or more) WORK ENVIRONMENT: Works primarily in a typical garage/repair shop environment where temperature extremes are present May work outside under adverse conditions Exposure to dirt and grease is common.

Resumes to Norman Weiler  nweiler@wdcinc.org

 

Dept of Labor HOT JOBS for the

Week of Sept. 22, 2014

Erie County: 

NY1103640. Niagara Falls. SKILLED INDUSTRIAL PAINTER. FT. Day shift. 40+ hrs./wk. Will perform routine and preventive maintenance painting. A full range of specialized painting projects including painting large structures in severe corrosive environments. Performs inspections, clean ups, storage and disposal of paint products. Will operate various tools and equipment. Requires high school diploma or GED supplemented by training in the painting trades; and 3+ years' experience in an industrial/commercial environment. Wage: $15-$30/hr.

NY1105238. Brant. LABORERS. FT. Days. 40 hrs./wk. Business operates 7 days/wk. Benefits. 5 openings. Variety of tasks, which are often performed outside in all kinds of weather or in buildings without heating or air conditioning. Example Job Duties: Cleaning and preparing job site; loading and delivering materials; using a variety of tools and machines: blowtorches, forklifts, lifts, power drills, grinders, saws; pressure washers and water spraying equipment; assisting customers with unloading material; sorting and processing material; assisting with maintenance department, operators and metal buyers when needed; working as a scale greeter. Requires GED/high school diploma. 1 year of related experience needed - would NOT consider a trainee. Also need valid driver's license. Wage negotiable, depending on experience.

NY1104223. Getzville. Adecco. DATA ENTRY. FT/PT. Long-Term Temp. IMMEDIATE NEED!! 15 openings for 2nd and 3rd shifts, as well as 1st shift weekend shift. Long-term contract opportunity. GED/high school diploma needed. MUST BE ABLE TO KEY 9,000 KS OR HIGHER. Strong attention to detail; ability to respond under pressure and multitask. ADECCO RECRUITMENTS: At the Williamsville Career Center, 4175 Transit Rd. (716-851-2759): Thursday, Sept. 25, 10am-Noon; and Wednesdays, Oct. 8 & 22, 10am-Noon, Williamsville Career Center.

NY1105120. Lockport. Home Depot. CASHIERS. PT. Days and hours to be arranged. Benefits. Will provide outstanding and quick checkout service to customers at store registers. No educational or experience requirements listed. Flexible hours and an outstanding benefits package.  No starting pay noted. OPEN RECRUITMENT: Thursday, Sept. 25, 10-11am, Lockport WorkSourceOne Center, 272 South Transit Street. Call 716-851-2759 to reserve your seat. ALSO RECRUITING FOR: NY1104873: SALES ASSOCIATES.

NY1105523. Cheektowaga. Elderwood. PHYSICAL THERAPIST. FT. M-F. Hrs./wk. negotiable. Benefits. Responsible for administering skilled physical therapy treatments ensuring highest degree of quality resident care. Qualifications: Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy: Bachelor's Degree required; Master's preferred; NYS license to practice; 1 year required - 2 years' experience in physical therapy preferred; interest in physical therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute populations; ability to direct others; valid driver's license and own vehicle. COME TO ELDERWOOD'S RECRUITMENT - Wed. Oct. 1, from 1-3pm at the Williamsville Career Center, 4175 Transitown Plaza. Call 716-851-2759 for a reservation. ALSO RECRUITING FOR: NY1105509: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – Need NYS license to practice and at least 1 year of experience; Bachelor’s required; Master’s or Doctorate preferred. Need valid driver’s license.

ADVANCE BUFFALO

The Advance Buffalo Program is recruiting skilled tradespeople and training motivated people interested in a career in Advanced Manufacturing.  Whether you are an entry level production worker or a skilled tradesperson, the NYS Dept. of Labor invites you to enroll in this program. To Register for The Advance Buffalo program go to www.jobs.ny.gov/AdvanceBuffalo

If you are ALREADY registered with Advance Buffalo and are applying to a specific job, send your resume along with this Job Order # to the following email: AdvanceBuffalo@labor.ny.gov

Below is a new Advance Buffalo job listing:

NY1105871. Tonawanda. WELDER/FABRICATORS. Level 2. FT. M-F. 1st shift. 40+ hrs./wk. Benefits. Multiple openings for individuals with welding and fabrication skills in structural, ASME, and one off fabrications. Top pay and good benefits for seasoned skilled workers. Strong work ethic a must. Minimum 3 years' experience - would NOT consider a trainee. Welding test required. No educational requirement.

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NY1105947. Tonawanda.  TECHNICAL CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES. FT. M-F. 40 hrs./wk. Day shift. Full benefits. 5 openings. 100% telephone contact with customers to respond to & investigate inquiries/complaints regarding lab services (fabrication of orthodontic appliances). Will follow up on new accounts-gather customer information to be used for promotional campaigns. Follow up on core accounts to retain and increase sales. Skills: Customer service/sales support experience-orthodontic, dental or medical background helpful; excellent verbal/telephone skills; good problem solving ability. Acceptable related experience: Customer Service/sales/account management – 1 yr. management/supervisory experience. Growth opportunity for the right person. Wage: $15/hr., negotiable, depending upon experience.

NY1106046. Lancaster. INSULATION INSTALLERS. FT. M-F. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. Several openings. Insulation installers for new construction and existing homes. Will train, but some experience preferred; acceptable related experience: Roofing, carpentry, siding. Valid driver's license and reliable transportation required to get to our location every day. Wage: $10-$16/hr., negotiable, depending on experience. High school diploma needed. Must have own tools.

NY1105789. Williamsville. OFFICE CLEANING/FLOOR/CARPET WORK. FT or PT. 2nd shift (after 6pm). Business operates 7 days/wk.  MUST be dependable, hardworking and self-motivated team player who is good at following directions. MUST be willing to give 100% effort to each shift. Need valid driver's license and own dependable transportation. Also need a reliable cell phone with the capability to send/receive picture texts. Must know how to clean bathrooms, dust with a keen detailed eye; strip and wax floors; and use a carpet extractor machine. Requires at least a high school diploma and 1 year of related experience. Training provided in specifics. Wage: $8.50-$10/hr., negotiable, depending on experience. Subject to employer drug screening, reference check and 7-year criminal background check.

NY1105860. Buffalo. SECURITY AND FIRE ALARM TECHNICIANS. FT. M-F. 1st shift. 40 hrs./wk. Benefits. Repair, test, and install access control systems, CCTV systems, burglar alarm systems, fire protection systems. Willing to accept a trainee. Valid driver's license and own reliable transportation required. Must have own tools. Wage: $10-$40/hr., starting pay negotiable depending on experience. Subject to employer drug screening, criminal background check, fingerprinting, credit check.

NY1106104. Lancaster. PROGRAM DIRECTOR - SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE, DAY CAMP, YOUTH SPORTS. FT. M-F. 40+ hrs./wk Benefits. Deadline to Apply: Oct. 3. Annual Salary: $31,200/yr. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education, a related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience; 1-2 years’ experience as a coordinator or supervisor of related programs. Ability to direct assigned operations including supervision and development of staff and volunteers. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Experience working with diverse populations.

NY1105653. Lackawanna. MATERIAL HANDLER. FT. 3rd shift. Will operate all handling equipment such as, Taylor and shunt trucks, forklifts, Bobcats, cranes and other material handling equipment. Daily shift start up inspections on equipment and follow up on prevention maintenance reports. Operate radio frequency equipment and control all inventory transactions. Work with production schedules and understand the product flow through operations to maintain production flow. Package loads for shipping and storage (lumber, stacks, racks and strapping will be required). At least a high school diploma needed. Must have operator certification or equivalent work experience.

 

September 23, 2014

MAXOutreach Current Job Openings!

MAXOutreach Service Representative

Phone: 800-274-8582 extension 185

Email: outreachcoordinator@maximus.com

Fax: 800-765-3370

To apply for job openings click on the application link or apply online at www.maxoutreach.com/jobs

Employer: Rite Aid

Job Title:  Shift Supervisor   Reference Code: 36707

City: Blasdell   State: NY   Zip Code: 14219   FEIN#:

Description:  The primary purpose of this position is to provide direction and assistance in the completion of daily merchandise and operating tasks and to perform such other duties as assigned by the Store Manager and/or Assistant Store Manager. The incumbent is required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and applicable laws. This position does not involve, hiring, firing, or disciplining associates or recommending any such action. Situations surrounding these issues should be brought to the attention of the Store Manager and/or Assistant Store Manager.

The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:

• Provide superior customer service by assisting customers with their shopping needs, handling all customer transactions in a timely and courteous manner, and responding to customer complaints/concerns with a sense of urgency to see to their resolution.

• Attend to merchandising of plan-o-grams within seasonal departments, end caps, displays and basic inline departments as directed by the Store Manager and/or the Assistant Store Manager.

• Control inventory by performing proper receiving and stocking including accurate cycle counting, processing merchandise transfers according to procedures, and reporting inventory problems to the Store Manager and/or Assistant Store Manager.

• Accountable for store cash and other financial assets, reconciling cash register drawers, preparing deposits, and ordering changes from the bank as directed by the Store Manager and/or the Assistant Store Manager.

• Assist with the general maintenance and appearance of the store by ensuring a safe and pleasing environment for both customers and associates; respond to any unexpected emergencies to ensure the protection of company assets.

• Oversee that store inventory is regularly inspected in accordance with the Product Freshness Review Schedule as directed by the Store Manager and/or the Assistant Store Manager.

• Ensure that all outdated product and product with less than 30 days until expiration is removed from the sales floor to be processed through the established returns process.

• Manage tasks and supervise store associates in those limited circumstances when the Store Manager and/or Assistant Store Manager is unavailable.

Supervisory Experience

This position involves managing tasks and supervising store associates in those limited circumstances when the Store Manager and/or Assistant Store Manager is unavailable. This position does not involve, hiring, firing, or disciplining associates or recommending any such action, which should be brought to the attention of the Store Manager and/or Assistant Store Manager.

Application Website: http://client.maxoutreach.com/Jobs/Job.aspx?Job=10361963

Employer: Sears Holdings Corporation

Job Title:  Cashier   Reference Code: 390546BR

City: Buffalo   State: NY   Zip Code: 14219   FEIN#: 361750680

Description:  Responsible for providing excellent customer service, efficiently and accurately completing sales and service transactions at the cash wraps, as well as handle customer issues that may arise on the sales floor.

•  Takes ownership for enhancing the customer experience

•  Partners with selling and sales support associates to provide superior customer service (i.e., assist customers, answer phones)

•  Leverages technology in order to facilitate the customer experience

•  Completes customer transactions accurately and efficiently at point-of-sale

•  Executes consistent operational and selling processes (i.e., credit application process, ratchet repair program)

•  Optimizes credit, gift card, Shop Your Way Rewards and multi-channel opportunities (and, where applicable, Protection Agreements, Merchandise Replacement Agreements, and other miscellaneous income opportunities)

•  Educates customers on our Satisfaction Guaranteed return policy;

•  Assists in resolving customer issues

•  Assists with merchandise support tasks (i.e., fitting room maintenance, straightening merchandise) during non-peak hours

•  Adheres to merchandise protection standards

•  Uses basic internet navigation to access and print information/reports

•  Performs other duties as assigned

•  Basic reading, arithmetic, writing and oral communication skills

•  Basic internet navigation

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

Application Website: http://client.maxoutreach.com/Jobs/Job.aspx?Job=10345732

Please go to the MAXOutreach Job Board for additional job related information.

 

 

September 19, 2014

Recent Back-Pack Give-a-Way Day here at the BETC through our Steps-to-Succeed Program, WUFO 1080 AM Radio, and the Buffalo Teacher’s Federation!  Over 210 families were able to receive school back-packs for their children.

 

 

September 19, 2014

Photo below is our Workforce Investment Board Executive Director – Heather Okoro, welcoming our customers into the center!

 

September 19, 2014

Job Corps 50th Anniversary Celebration held at the BETC!

 

  

September 19, 2014

BETC Placement Counselor Joyce Faines (on the far right,) taking some of her customers for an on-site visit to Imagine Staffing Agency.

Become a member of the BETC for your job seeking activity and you too may have a chance for some of great opportunities like the one shown here!

 

 

United Way - Day of Caring! Photos of some of our

BETC Staff Volunteers at Scofield Residency

 

 

August 5, 2014
AXA Advisors, LLC        

FINANCIAL ADVISORS

Recruit and maintain client base. Interview clients to determine current income, insurance coverage, tax status, financial objectives, risk tolerance or other information needed to develop a financial plan. Answer client’s questions about purpose & details of financial planning. Analyze information & recommend strategies to help them achieve financial goals. Implement planning recommendations to refer to other advisors who can assist in the implementation process.  Manage client portfolio & contact periodically to determine any changes in the plan. Interpret for clients information such as investment performance reports, financial document summaries.

Effective communication & presentation skills. Achievement-driven goals . High integrity & professionalism.  Team oriented focus with a motivation to learn

Post expires 10/4/2014

Resumes to:

Cody.williams@axa-advisors.com

 

 

Come to the Buffalo Employment & Training Center and register for our FREE services; including our Job Search & Interview Tips workshop as shown below!

Workshop Facilitator – Joe Sullivan with one of our classes which is offered bi-weekly.

 

     

June 30, 2014

Apprenticeship Program at Cement Masons JACC Local 111

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Cements Masons Local Union #111 will conduct a recruitment from June, 2014 through October 16, 2014 for 3-5 cement mason apprentices.  Applications must be completed on site at the Local Union #111 office – 165 Division St., North Tonawanda NY from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on the following Thursdays during the recruitment period: 

July 3, July 17, August 7, August 21, September 4, September 4, September 18, October 2, and October 16.

The Committee requires  that applicants: must be at least 18 years old. Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency (such as TASC or GED) Must have a valid NYS driver’s license (may be required to operate company-owned vehicles.)  Must have reliable transportation to and from various job sites and related instruction classes.  Must live with the jurisdiction of Local Union #111, which includes Erie and Niagara Counties.  Must provide military transfer or discharge form

DD-214, if applicable.  Applicants may be required to pass a substance abuse test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.  For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of labor office or Local Union #111 at (716) 695-1494.  More information on this and other Apprenticeship Training programs can be found on the NY State Department of Labor website at: 

http://labor.ny.gov/pressreleases/apprenticeshiparchive.shtm

Ability to remain focused and productive each day though tasks may be repetitive – Veterans encouraged to apply!

 

 


OUTREACH INFORMATION:

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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