Volunteers Needed: Events Team Members
Are you interested in becoming more involved and learning about Architecture for Humanity New York? We have a need for individuals who are able to assist in planning and implementing our chapters bi-monthly events. The events team will be responsible for AFHny's parties, fundraisers, competitions & happy hours.
Some responsibilities include:
Event & Meeting Planning
Greeters & RSVP Check-ins
Architecture for Humanity headquarters is hosting a charrette in Little Ferry, New Jersey. They are looking for a few volunteers to assist them on Wednesday, November 6th at 5:30 p.m.
The charrette will work with the community of Little Ferry to help create a vision for the revitalized atheletic facilities shared by the student body and visitors. You will be working with the Little Ferry Board of Education, architecture firm, Arcari + Iovino and funding parther Nike.
Hurricane Sandy destroyed the educational garden for the PS 15 school in Red Hook. This school had in place small raised beds and planted flower gardens. Architecture for Humanity New York has been working with PS 15 to demolish, design and plan for a new educational garden.
“The Institute for Public Architecture promotes socially engaged architecture through urban research projects and a future residency program for design practitioners. By supporting architects and allied professionals working in the public interest, the IPA strives to improve our public realm.”
Architecture for Humanity is looking for Volunteers to participate with the Sandy Design Help Desk in the Rockaways. Volunteers with more than 5 years of practical experience in single- family, multi-family, and commercial, will have the opportunity to provide technical design assistance to residents and business owners in neighborhoods impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Volunteers needed for Constructing Resilient Communities (CRC), Sandy effort. The CRC has been focused on the second stage of the Sandy reconstruction. They're currently working on three residents, Midland Beach, Oceanside & Rockaway Beach.
The Red Hook School Gardens demolition has been rescheduled for Friday, August 16th at 1:00 p.m. We will be helping to remove debris and plants damaged by Hurricane Sandy for PS 15, The Patrick F. Daly School.
The School had small raised beds for educational use and planted flower gardens that were destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Architecture for Humanity New York will be working with PS 15 to design and plan for a new educational garden.
Architecture for Humanity New York is looking for a goal oriented individual who is interested in member relations, recruitment and assisting the Director of Membership. Please note all positions with AFHny are volunteer and unpaid. The Membership Coordinator is a minimum 6 month commitment. Some key responsibilities will include:
Assisting in developing strategies to recruit new members, retain existing members and coordinate volunteers.
Organizing the existing list of members, coordinators and volunteers.
Architecture for Humanity New York is lead by a board of seven strategic directors who serve staggered two-year terms. We are seeking applicants to fill the vacancy of the Managing Director, Director of Development and Director of Outreach and Advocacy. This position is open to everyone, but note that directors are volunteer and unpaid. Directors should expect to commit a minimum of ten hours per week to the organization for the duration of their term beginning September 2013-2015.
Volunteers needed for 2 nights next week to assist Architecture for Humanity headquarters with running design charrettes for ReNew Jersey/ ReNew York schools.
This program, ReNew New Jersey / New York Schools will create innovative and inspiring places of sport by transforming public school athletic facilities in New York City damaged by the storm. Three New York City and two New Jersey Schools have been identified as participants in the program. See more about the program here.