Current Opportunities

On this page, you'll find the most recent opportunities shared in the OCS bi-weekly newsletters, WhatsApp Chat, and more! The opportunities are organized by topic area.

*This page will be updated once a month in an effort to keep in up-to-date and relevant to the time of year and work currently happening in schools.

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Hidden Gems Archery is hosting FREE "Educator Exposure Lessons" for educators to learn about their archery program! Sign up through Eventbrite today!

Burlington + AdoptAClassroom's $10,000 School Supplies Sweepstakes

Don't miss the chance to nominate your school for AdoptAClassroom's annual sweepstakes with Burlington Stores!

Winners will be selected at random, so the more times a school is nominated, the better their chances.

Burlington + AdoptAClassroom's $10,000 School Supplies Sweepstakes

Don't miss the chance to nominate your school for AdoptAClassroom's annual sweepstakes with Burlington Stores!

Winners will be selected at random, so the more times a school is nominated, the better their chances.

CLICK HERE to nominate your school today and spread the word on social media, to your parents, and students (13 years +) to nominate your school!


Are you interested in expanding arts & culture programming at your school? Are you located in Queens or Brooklyn?

Check out these Grants Info Sessions for Queens and Brooklyn arts grants coming up in 2019 & 2020.

Queens Arts Fund Group Information Session (July 30)

2020 Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Grant (multiple dates)

FINANCIAL AID NOW AVAILABLE FOR UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS!

The DREAM Act application is now live! This Act provides financial aid and scholarship opportunities for undocumented students attending SUNY or CUNY colleges.

Students can apply all year round but keep in mind that some scholarships have deadlines as early as August 15!

Links below for more information:

APPLICATION

PRESS RELEASE




SUMMER UPDATES ON VISION SCREENING!

(Find out more on Vision Screening page)

  • Make-up Exams available through July 31!
  • Family needs new glasses during summer months? Check out this one-pager for borough-based clinics that accept Medicaid!

Hygiene Workshops for K-8.

Children's Health Fund has a parent- facing workshop on personal care & hygiene. PPT and materials provided on website in both English and Spanish.

P & G has free puberty education curriculum and materials. Check it out here!


Have a great idea for how to make your neighborhood healthier?

Join the national nonprofit crowd-resourcing platform ioby for a workshop to learn how crowdfunding can help you spread the word about your idea and find the resources you need to bring it to life.

Workshop Details:

When- July 23 5:30-7:30pm

Where: East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center (158 East 115th St)

RSVP: Click here to sign up

Questions? Contact Ethany Uttech at ethany@ioby.org or 917-464-4515 x5.


SUMMER RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

Parents don't know what to do with their kids during the summer? Check out pages 3 & 4 of our Summer Resource Guide!


ADULT LEARNING/WORKFORCE OPPORTUNITIES

Check out the flyers below for classes and internships available for adults 18+ this summer and beyond! All flyers are housed here.

Learning/Classes

English Classes through NYPL! **New students must attend an Info Session to be eligible. See flyer for dates, starting on July 15!

TASC and remedial writing/computer skills classes at BPL

DOE Adult Learning Catalog for 2019-2020

FREE CUNY Classes for ESOL, HSE, Literacy

YABC Programs for 17-21 yr olds!

Employment/Training

Hot Bread Kitchen's Training Program now accepting applications! (For women, 18+)

NYC Training + Employment Coalition Programs

Interested in Archery?

Hidden Gems Archery is hosting FREE "Educator Exposure Lessons" for educators to learn about their archery program! Sign up through Eventbrite today!


Sotheby's FREE Exhibition!

Coming to New York this summer, Sotheby’s is thrilled to welcome Treasures from Chatsworth: the Exhibition.

What: 43 treasures from one of Britain’s grandest country houses and families in a ground-breaking exhibition created by Hamilton set-designer David Korins.

Treasures include, a Diamond Tiara and original Da Vinci paintings!

Where: 1334 York Ave, New York, NY 10021

When: June 28th – September 18th

Monday–Saturday 10:00 AM–5:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM–5:00 PM

Public children’s tours on Tuesdays/Thursdays 10a-11am

Special Offer: Schools offering camps or summer programs can schedule tour groups for students on Mondays or Wednesdays.

School tours feature

  • Audio Tour
  • Interactive, augemented reality trip into the Cavendish family history
  • Youth Activity Book

If a school is interested, all tour requests should go through rsvp@sothebys.com.

  • DYCD Summer Programs by borough
  • Parent & School Summer Resource Packet
  • One-pager on NYC Parks Free Summer Events

Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Reach us on our WhatsApp chat or email communityschools@schools.nyc.gov.