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District 45

Farah N. Louis

Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Marine Park, Flatlands, Kensington

The City of New York is looking to immediately hire 1,000 contact tracers, particularly people with experience in the healthcare field. Training will also be made available to those who work across City agencies to complement this work. These contact tracers will interview people who are positive, identify others who may have been exposed, and follow-up with those people in turn to be tested. The COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative is now being managed by NYC Health + Hospitals. Please click here for more information. You can now enroll in this free 5-hour course in contact tracing taught by Johns Hopkins beginning on May 20, 2020.  

NYC Health and Hospitals is hiring 500 non-clinical staff to help with patient transport, clerical work, and cleaning. No medical background is required and hiring will be expanded to thousands soon. Apply today!

Jobs – The City’s Workforce1 Career Center launched a Virtual Center (or call 718-960-2458) to help New Yorkers prepare for, and connect to, jobs across New York City’s five boroughs and in every sector of the economy. Current employment opportunities include Stop & Shop, Fresh Direct & PBM Guardian Industry Services.

Recruiting TLC-licensed Drivers for Food Deliveries — DeliveryTLC was launched to help deliver food to older adults who cannot leave their homes due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). This work will be paid $15/hour plus reimbursement for gas and tolls. Drivers will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis. The initial need for drivers will be small, but we expect it to increase as we expand our programs.

Drivers who register to participate in the NYC Food Delivery program must:

  • Be licensed TLC Drivers
  • Be at least 18 years or older
  • Be eligible to work in the United States
  • Have a valid Social Security number
  • Be able to perform heavy physical labor

Seasonal Jobs at NYCHA: NYCHA is currently hiring temporary workers to assist with maintenance at our properties throughout the city. The job will last as needed throughout the spring season at a rate of $15/hour. For more info and to apply, your constituents who are NYCHA residents can contact their local NYCHA Property Management Office. For more information and to apply, contact your local NYCHA Property Management Office.