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Why join us?

At Greyston, we create thriving communities through the practice and promotion of Open Hiring, which means we provide employment opportunities to people regardless of their background or work history, while offering them the support necessary both to succeed in the workplace and to thrive in the community. With our history as a social justice pioneer, Greyston is recognized as one of the country’s leading social enterprises that provides individuals opportunities for employment. Our philosophy fuels community development and a commitment to human growth and potential.  With tremendous interest in socially responsible business and growing awareness of the massive economic dysfunction driven by poverty, recidivism and a lack of job opportunities for people with barriers, Greyston is poised to capitalize on these factors by launching the Center for Open Hiring as a focal point for generating and measuring social innovation impact.

Company: Greyston Early Learning Center

Open Position: Head Teacher and  Group Head Teacher       

Greyston Family Inn DCC located in Yonkers, New York features a stimulating environment to help the children grow with state-licensed learning experiences from Mondays to Fridays.  We emphasize strengthening family relationships, group dynamics, and sharing in kindergarten and preschool children. We foster the emotional, cognitive, physical, and social development with a maximum capacity of 86 children.

Position Summary:

Greyston Family Inn Child Care Center is looking for Teacher’s Assistants both full time and part time for our Daycare located in Yonkers, New York. The Teachers Assistant is responsible for assisting the Group Head Teacher in the development and implementation of educational activities for children in a licensed environment to follow through on activities delegated by the Group Head Teacher.

Responsibilities:

Provide a safe physical and emotional environment with appropriate expectations and limits for children

  • Report and maintain written accident reports and keep daily attendance records
  • Assist with snacks, toileting, outdoor play and naptime
  • Promote parent involvement by communicating and fostering positive relationship with children’s parents
  • Assist in planning and implementing the daily program, sharing ideas, and coordinating classroom responsibilities with the Group Head Teacher
  • Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers, and preparing needed materials and supplies
  • Responsible for the orderly arrangement, appearance, décor, and learning environment of the classroom
  • Assist in the ongoing evaluation procedures needed to assess the developmental levels of the children
  • Supervise children on the playground, in classrooms, and on field trips
  • Communicate information about children to teacher in charge regarding health, safety, problems, concerns, etc.
  • Help with the general housekeeping tasks including preparing, serving, and cleaning up after snacks, lunches, parties, and other activities
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the Group Head Teacher covering such topics as classroom curriculum, responsibilities, individual children, parents, and other topics related to the classroom
  • Participate in required and recommended training programs, conferences, courses, and other aspects of professional growth
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by Group Head Teacher or management

                  Skills & Abilities:

                  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and work as a team player
                  • Ability to work with young children
                  • Ability to respond appropriately in an emergency
                  • Ability to attend weekly group meetings and participate in developmental workshops/trainings to enhance knowledge and understanding of early childhood education
                  • Ability to interact on the floor with infants, toddlers and preschoolers
                  • Able to lift up to 20 pounds

                   Education/Experience:

                  • Teacher’s Assistant requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED and Child Development Associate License (CDA) or proof showing in the process of completing the CDA or an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education
                  • One-year experience working with young children in a childcare environment
                  • Proven working knowledge of curriculum planning and implementation

                     EEO Statement:

                    Greyston Foundation and its affiliated companies are equal opportunity employers. It is the policy of the company to hire, train, promote and pay its associates without regard to age, race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, marital or partner status, alienage or citizenship

                    Interested candidates may apply by sending their resume and salary requirements to jobs@greyston.org 

                    Company:  Greyston Foundation

                    Open Position:  Development Intern Unpaid Internship

                    Position Summary:

                     The Development Intern provides generalized support to the development team. The position offers an opportunity to learn fundraising, communications, research and evaluation skills at a premiere hybrid social enterprise/nonprofit organization.

                    Responsibilities:

                    ·         Conduct research on individual, foundation, corporate and new philanthropy prospects and donors

                    ·         Support creation and dissemination of Greyston’s annual report and annual appeal

                    ·         Support creation and tracking of Greyston’s monthly “online campaigns”

                    ·         Assist with tracking and evaluation of all development efforts

                    ·         Support development staff in drafting reports, proposals and donor appeals

                    ·         Assist development staff in planning events and other activities, including the annual Gala

                    ·         On a weekly basis, research and inform development staff of current event stories related to Greyston’s mission

                     ·         Maintain donor files in shared development drive

                    ·         Attend and often take notes for department meetings

                    ·         Assist with special projects as needed

                    ·         Assist development staff in entering data into Exceed donor database

                    ·         Maintain donor files in shared development drive

                    ·         Attend and often take notes for department meetings

                    ·         Assist with special projects as needed

                    ·         Assist development staff in entering data into Exceed donor database

                    Skills & Abilities:

                    ·         Strong writing, research and evaluation abilities

                    ·         Desire to learn more about fundraising, philanthropy and hybrid social enterprise/nonprofit organizations

                    ·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

                    ·         Experience with Exceed donor database a plus

                    ·         Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail

                    ·         A demonstrated commitment to Greyston’s mission and values

                    ·         Strong organizational skills, punctuality and a sense of humor

                    ·         Strong ethical standards and personal integrity

                    Education/Experience:

                     ·         Undergrad

                    ·         1-2 years of communications and/or journalism experience preferred

                    Interested candidates may apply by sending their resume and salary requirements to jobs@greyston.org 

                    Company:  Greyston Bakery

                    Open Position: Production Manager

                    Position Summary:

                    • Direct bakery operations to ensure product quality and efficiency of operations
                    • Lead the production organization through effective planning, organizing, staffing, monitoring, training, employee motivation, coaching & counseling and communication
                    • Ensure manufacturing practices and Bakery operation is in compliance with GMPs, HACCP, OSHA, and FDA through training and execution
                    • Perform analysis on manufacturing performance and expenses by identifying any equipment, ingredient, or operational issue that could impair the successful operations
                    • Monitor production costs versus standard and implement plans to drive efficiency
                    • Plan monthly requirements, schedule weekly production/material/people needs
                    • Coordinate inbound receiving, outbound shipment and inventory logistics with suppliers, third party warehouses and customers
                    • Ensure customer shipments are met while balancing inventory and manufacturing
                    • Develop standard work and process controls for new products
                    • Communicate and solve production-related problems utilizing employee involvement, and open two-way interactions
                    • Supervise, develop and coach direct reports through goal setting, clear expectations and regular communications
                    • Enforce all company rules, policies, and procedures are met and in conjunction with Human Resources provide disciplinary action when necessary

                    Work Days: 5 to 6 days per week including Saturdays & Sundays

                    Work Hours: 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift. Hours may change due to production schedule needs

                    Experience:

                    7-10 years of Manufacturing/ Bakery Experience

                     Skills & Abilities

                    • Ability to communicate effectively
                    • Strong problem solving skills with ability to research problems, present recommendations and implement solutions
                    • Manage multiple tasks and be flexible by adjusting priorities.
                    • Detail oriented with a strong propensity to document all R&D efforts
                    • Work with all levels of management and outside vendors
                    • Solid  computer skills, Excel, Word and Outlook

                    Interested candidates may apply by sending their resume and salary requirements to jobs@greyston.org 

                    Company: Greyston Bakery

                    Open Position: Production Supervisor

                    Position Summary:

                    • Coordinates, maintains and monitors production processes and procedures.
                    • Supervises, trains and coaches hourly lead and production and procedures.
                    • Implements Company and plant procedures and policies.
                    • Knowledge of how to operate equipment, if for any reason maintenance is not able to be at work to start the equipment.
                    • Program PRIMS with the correct recipes needed to run shift.
                    • Create, communicate and post the weekly employee schedules
                    • Maintain production and quality systems including daily production processes.
                    • Supervise line employees while implementing company policies under the direction of Production Manger
                    • Assist in the execution and maintenance of the Quality Assurance Program.
                    • Follow the QA process checks recording any and all QA issues and making adjustments as per the policy.
                    • Maintain the daily production numbers. Record the poundage and waste on the daily production report.
                    • Prepare Maintenance work orders in a timely manner.
                    • Record all disciplinary and file them with Human Resources.
                    • Check inventory of all raw materials, packaging and finish product.

                    Work Hours: 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift. Hours may change due to production schedule needs

                    Work Days: 5 to 6 days per week including Saturdays & Sundays

                    Experience:

                    5-10 years of Manufacturing/ Bakery Experience

                     Skills & Abilities:

                    • Ability to communicate effectively
                    • Strong problem solving skills with ability to research problems, present recommendations and implement solutions
                    • Manage multiple tasks and be flexible by adjusting priorities.
                    • Detail oriented with a strong propensity to document all R&D efforts
                    • Work with all levels of management and outside vendors
                    • Solid  computer skills, Excel, Word and Outlook

                    Interested candidates may apply by sending their resume and salary requirements to jobs@greyston.org 

                    Company: Greyston Bakery

                    Open Position: HR Coordinator PT 20 hours per week Schedule Varies

                    Position Summary

                     The Human Resources Coordinator will be responsible to undertake a variety of HR administrative duties to support the Human Resources Department.   The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge of human resources as well as general administrative responsibilities. Will be able to work autonomously and efficiently to ensure the smooth running of various HR projects.

                     Educational Level/Training    

                    •  1-3 years of supporting an HR Department
                    • Payroll Processing experience preferred

                     Skills & Abilities:

                    •  Understand the importance of keeping strict confidentiality
                    • Ability to foster positive relationships with all departments
                    • Strong organizational skills
                    • Ability to facilitate all basic human resources functions
                    • Intermediate experience with Visio and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
                    • Knowledge of ADP Total Source Preferred-Training will be provided

                    Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

                    •  Able to sit at and work on a computer for extended periods.
                    • Able to lift 10 pounds and reach/bend to retrieve documents in cabinets and on shelves.
                    • Able to walk through a Bakery environment
                    • Able to walk through and work in an office located in a historic mansion without elevators
                    • Able to travel to any Greyston location and work within that facilities

                    Work Environment:

                    • Typical office environment.
                    • Willing and able to work additional hours as needed to ensure responsibilities are met.

                    Job Functions and Responsibilities:

                    •  Assist in processing weekly payroll
                    • Generate Payroll and or HR Reports as requested
                    • Maintain the Open Hiring list
                    • Respond to internal and external HR related enquiries or requests and provide assistance
                    • Redirect HR related calls or distributed correspondence to the appropriate person of the team
                    • Liaise with other departments or functions
                    • Support the recruitment/hiring process
                    • Post job ads as needed
                    • Update employee handbook and other HR documents as needed
                    • Verify I-9 documentation and conduct I-9 audits as needed
                    • Schedule meetings, interviews, HR events, etc. and maintain the team’s agenda
                    • Ensure various HR documents and files are properly filed and up to date
                    • Notifies qualified candidates of open positions and addresses their concerns and schedules interviews
                    • Processes recruiting and staffing documents relating to job applicants and new hires
                    • Type routine job letters and various correspondence as needed
                    • Perform other projects as needed.

                    Interested candidates may apply by sending their resume and salary requirements to jobs@greyston.org 

                     

                    Company: Greyston Workforce Development

                    Open Position: Culinary Art Instructor

                    Position Summary:

                    Our mission within Greyston Workforce Development is to offer a program that allows individuals to gain the skills & knowledge needed to enter, re-enter or advance within the world of work. We offer a variety of career training programs focused on industries that are hiring.

                    The Culinary Art Instructor will serve as a teacher and role model teaching key skills and inspiring participants to cook gourmet meals that, through their hard work, will help open the door to a fulfilling and exciting career.  The Chef Instructor will also be responsible for coordinating food preparation for catering orders and special events that highlight the skills and knowledge of the students. Facilitate class discussions on cooking and food safety and allowing participants to brainstorm how they might put new behaviors into action, discuss barriers for adopting new behaviors, and share ideas with their peers for overcoming barriers. This rewarding contract opportunity requires someone who is friendly, flexible and works well with a diverse group of people.

                     The position being offered is for an individual contractor for one (1) training session lasting ten (10) weeks this Fall, with the possibility of contract renewal for spring training session in 2018 depending on performance.

                    Responsibilities included but not limited to:

                      • Follow and enhance our Introduction to Culinary Arts course curriculum, prepare syllabus and lesson plans for classroom instruction.
                      • Demonstrate the use of appropriate teaching techniques and evaluate student progress in attaining goals and objectives of each lesson.
                      • Demonstrate knowledge of current safety/culinary procedures in the field.
                      • Demonstrate the ability to order products within a strict budget and maintain appropriate inventory.
                      • Participation in the screening of potential students, the enhancement of training curriculum, classroom and kitchen instruction
                      • ServSafe training and online exam proctoring
                      • Schedule guest lecturers and field trips.

                    Contract Position: Culinary Arts Instructor (10 WEEK CONTRACT starting in September)

                    Previous Experience as a Culinary Arts Instructor a MUST

                    Location: 21 Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10703

                    Department: Workforce Development

                    Compensation: Approximately $30.00 an hour; no benefits (non-employee contractor)

                    Start Date: First day of training session – September 25th 2017

                    Schedule: Monday – Thursday 9am to 2pm

                     Education Level/Training:

                    Preferred Qualifications:

                    * Culinary Arts classroom instruction experience a MUST*

                    * Professional Culinary Arts degree or certification from an accredited college or institute

                    * ServSafe Manager Qualification

                    * ServSafe Instructor and Proctor certification a PLUS

                     Minimum Qualifications: (candidates must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered)

                    * Professional Culinary Arts degree or certification from an accredited college or institute

                    * Employed in field for four out of the last seven years

                    * Ability to relate to, teach and coach a diverse adult population

                    Interested candidates may apply by sending their resume and salary requirements to valeans@greyston.org 

                     

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