Project Coordinator for Pink Houses Playground Revitalization Visioning

Project Coordinator for Pink Houses Playground Revitalization Visioning

Open Architecture/New York is requesting applications for a Project Coordinator to steer a community visioning process with East New York Restoration Local Development Corporation (LDC). The LDC works closely with the tenant association at NYCHA Pink Houses in East New York, where public spaces are bare and have a lack of amenities. This project will identify the needs of the residents and develop a feasible vision for funding and coordination with NYCHA and local elected officials. The primary goal is to improve access to physical activity.

Director of Outreach

Open Architecture/New York is requesting applications for a Director of Outreach, an integral part of our Board of Directors.

Director of Outreach Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing long term financial plans in consideration of the organization’s strategic plan, current projects & programs, and potential opportunities.

  • Seeking grants, fundraising, and other financial opportunities that align with Open Architecture New York's mission and which will benefit the organization and its projects.

  • Creating funding plans for Open Architecture / New York operations and assisting project teams with project funding.

  • Fostering external relationships to cultivate collaborations that work to toward achievement of Open Architecture / New York’s mission. (i.e. architecture firms, community partners, sponsors, etc.)

  • Developing initiatives for outreach for the chapters growth as well as project and event specific needs.

  • Experience with previous non-profit work preferred.

  • All board members work cohesively to achieve our goals as a non-profit organization, collaboration is key to success in all Board of Director roles.

To apply, send your resume Christina Esser at!

Please note all positions with Open Architecture / New York are volunteer and unpaid.

Volunteers for East Harlem Block Nursery

OACny is seeking two (2) volunteers to assist East Harlem Block Nursery (EHBN) in finding a new site to expand their childcare services. East Harlem Block Nursery is a grassroots education based not-for-profit providing early childhood education to pre-school age children within the East and Central Harlem communities. As EHBN is expanding, their current site of operation has become too small to accommodate their needs.