Minutes: May 12 Meeting

Agenda for May 12, 2016 Meeting from 9:30-11am at Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center

1) Introduction & Welcome
2) Project Update: Parcel 24 (Angie Liou, Asian Community Development Corporation)

  • Angie Liou presented an update as construction on phase 2 of the development just began for the southern portion of the project.
  • Probably a 16 month construction job, aiming to be ready by fall of 2017
  • Housing lottery applications will come out, probably next spring.
  • We regret the impact on parking, as the narrow streets of an urban environment make this a part of the reality of construction.
  • If you have concerns or question about parking or other issues, you can contact these:

    For job site related issues and logistics:
    Bill Caci 617-510-0222
    bcaci@neigc.com

    For Chinese assistance:
    May Lui 617-482-2380

3) Wendy Lee, Executive Director for South Cove Manor

  • Gave an informal presentation and introduction to herself, and to South Cove Manor at Quincy Point.
  • This coming May is the 2nd anniversary of that facility.

4) CCEP Update (Marianie Simeon, Chinatown Adult Education Pathway web site designer)

5) Announcements

  • Asian Resource Fair on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 (http://bit.ly/1SBkxWd)
  • Chinatown Atlas website launch event
  • Sunday, May 29 at 2:30 and 7:30pm for cultural presentations with dragons, lion dance, folk dance,
  • Annual Chinatown Bike-a-Thon on June 18, 2016 as a fundraiser for CPA’s youth program. Support on Fundrise.
  • Spring Tea Time for ACCESS on Sunday at 2pm.

Job Posting: BCNC Red Oak After School & Summer Group Leader

Job Posting: BCNC Red Oak After School & Summer Group Leader

The mission of BCNC is to ensure that the children, youth, and families we serve have the resources and supports they need to achieve greater economic success and social well-being. Since our founding in 1969, BCNC has remained committed to being responsive to community needs while striving for excellence in the delivery of holistic, family-centered, culturally and linguistically competent programs. Today, BCNC is one of the largest nonprofit social service providers for Asian American and Asian immigrant families in the Greater Boston region, serving over 2,000 children, youth, and adults each year at 3 locations in Boston and Quincy. BCNC serves families through programs through: Child Care & Enrichment Programs, Education & Workforce Initiatives, and Family & Community Engagement.
Red Oak is a licensed school-age child care program which provides care for to over 100 children in Chinatown and neighboring communities. Red Oak provides after school learning opportunities, including homework help, arts, literacy and recreational opportunities. Red Oak is open after school and full days during school vacations, summer and Boston Public School professional days. Continue reading ‘Job Posting: BCNC Red Oak After School & Summer Group Leader’

Agenda: May 12, 2016 Meeting

Agenda for May 12, 2016 Meeting from 9:30-11am at Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center

1) Introduction & Welcome
2) Project Update: Parcel 24 (Angie Liou, Asian Community Development Corporation)
3) Wendy Lee, Executive Director for South Cove Manor
4) CCEP Update (Marianie Simeon, Chinatown Adult Education Pathway web site designer)
5) Announcements

Job Posting: Assistant Director AACA

Job Posting

The Asian American Civic Association (AACA) provides limited English speaking and economically disadvantaged people with education, occupational training and social services enabling them to realize lasting economic self-sufficiency.

Full-time Position Available: Assistant Director

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and management of the Asian American Civic Association operations reporting to the Executive Director

  • Oversee workforce development and adult education programs including job training programs, job readiness and employment placement, adult English for Speakers of Other Languages, and workplace education

  • Lead, supervise, and coach Program Directors who are responsible for outreach and recruitment, assessment, selection, case management, training, education, job placement, and retention functions

  • Maintain relationships with current program funders and secure funds for current and new workforce development, adult education, and other agency program programs through grants, government funds, and individual donations

  • Supervise Development Associate/Grant Writer

  • Organize internal agency wide administration issues including staffing, staff development, staff support, personnel issues, strategic planning, webpage oversight, marketing, and assist with budgeting

  • Work with Executive Director to engage Board of Directors

  • Ensure rigorous program evaluation and high quality services to clients

  • Build partnerships among various stakeholders including employers, colleges, and other community-based organizations and adult education and training providers

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • At least 8 years management experience in a non-profit setting

  • Significant knowledge of best practices in workforce development programming

  • Keen understanding of the field of adult basic education

  • Experience and understanding of challenges facing immigrants and low-income individuals

  • Track record of success as a leader in a high performing organization

  • Minimum of 8 years of successful experience writing grant proposals for a non-profit organization

  • Minimum 8 years of experience supervising staff

  • Understanding of budgeting

  • Fundraising experience a plus in events and individual donor development

  • Commitment to the mission of the Asian American Civic Association

  • Highly detail oriented and organized

  • Takes initiative and innovative thinker

  • Excellent communication skills

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.  Full benefit package included.

 To apply, send resume and cover letter by May 27, 2016 to:

HR Department

Asian American Civic Association

87 Tyler Street, 5th floor

Boston, MA 02111

Email:  hr@aaca-boston.org

For more information about available jobs, see the AACA website.

Asian American Civic Association is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer