Day of Impact T-Shirt Design Contest

DOI T-Shirt Design Contest

Each year, OACny creates impact with our local communities by partnering with New York City’s leading volunteer-based organizations and nonprofits for Day of Impact, a full day of volunteering.

Throughout the years, hundreds of our volunteers proudly wear our Day of Impact t-shirts while painting schools, planting bulbs, building solar panels, restoring a mosaic wall and more!

Enter our contest to see your design come to life on our volunteers at our Fourth Annual Day of Impact later this year!

Send your winning design to info@oacny.org by midnight, July 31, 2017!

Rules

  • The design must be in black and white (grayscale).
  • The design is for the front of the t-shirt only.
  • Please send a hi-res image in a PDF file.
  • The design must fit within the print area.
DOI T-Shirt Contest Print Area

Call for Volunteers: Concrete Safaris Jungle Gym Obstacle Race

Open Architecture / New York is requesting applications for volunteers to help develop obstacle courses in partnership with Concrete Safaris.

Concrete Safaris is a partner organization with Open Architecture / New York that promotes social change by providing children with education and experiences to become leaders committed to their environment and health. Each year, Concrete Safaris holds the Jungle Gym Obstacle Race and Active Living Fair in East Harlem. This summer, there will be three fairs that take place on the following dates:
June 24
July 29
August 26

OACny is seeking volunteers to work with our Project Coordinator, Concrete Safaris’ Coordinator and his students to bring the students’ obstacle course ideas to life The team will help develop the flow of two obstacle courses and the construction of about 10 obstacles.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Work with Project Coordinator on project development and production
  • Work closely with students to come up with structural and material ideas to build obstacles (Note: the in-person meeting with students will be during afterschool hours, so it is optional for volunteers)
  • Assist students in creating a physical model to study circulation and scale
  • Work with team to prototype obstacles
  • Develop a construction manual for volunteers to easily and efficiently construct obstacles for current and future events
  • Propose project ideas for art and craft table at the fair
  • Create a cost estimate and a material schedule for the purchase of materials
  • Commit a minimum of ten(10) hours per month

Please send your resume to Kathy Mu at projectmanagement@oacny.org by Friday, March 3 to apply!

January 2017: Project Coordinator for Concrete Safaris

Open Architecture/New York is requesting applications for a Project Coordinator to develop an obstacle course in partnership with Concrete Safaris.

Concrete Safaris is a partner organization with Open Architecture/New York that promotes social change by providing children with education and experiences to become leaders committed to their environment and health.  Each year, Concrete Safaris holds the Jungle Gym Obstacle Race and Active Living Fair in East Harlem.  This year, the event will be on June 24, 2017.  

OACNY is seeking a Project Coordinator to work closely with Concrete Safaris’ Coordinator and students to bring the students’ obstacle course ideas to life.  The Project Coordinator will also lead a team of volunteers to help develop the flow of the obstacle course and the construction of about 10 obstacles  This is a volunteer position. 

 

Responsibilities will include:

·      Work with the Director of Projects on providing project specific goals and updates
·      Manage the relationship between Concrete Safaris and OACNY
·      Work closely with students to come up with structural and material ideas to build                        obstacles
·      Work with team to prototype obstacles
·      Develop a construction manual for volunteers to easily and efficiently construct obstacles          on the day of the event
·      Manage a team of volunteers to develop obstacles
·      Create a cost estimate and a material schedule for the purchase of materials
·      Commit a minimum of five (5) hours per week
·      Ensure that the project meets the mission and standards of OACNY throughout the                    duration of the project

Please send your resume to Kathy Mu at projectmanagement@oacny.org by January 15th to apply!

Coordinator positions are open to everyone, but note that coordinators are volunteers and unpaid. Coordinators work along side the Board of Director positions to achieve missions and goals of their positions.

January 2017: 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.
·     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 membership@oacny.org!

(Please note all positions with Open Architecture / New York are volunteer and unpaid. Experience volunteering with OACny is preferred.)