Archive for March, 2017

Apply for the BBC AmeriCorp VISTA Position!

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

BBC is taking applications for a Resident Resource Coordinator to support and enhance the work taking place with the Central Neighborhood’s Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Network in Cleveland, OH. As an AmeriCorp VISTA, the Coordinator will help train and support resident ambassadors who are looking to increase their leadership capacity while improving access to healthy foods in their community.

Responsibilities: Ambassador on-boarding, building resident voice and project ideas, institution and ambassador relationship building, project planning, project implementation, small grant applications, recruitment of new resident ambassadors.

Skills: Public speaking, writing/editing, general skills, recruitment, leadership, fund raising/grant writing, computers/technology, youth development, community organization, communications.

Benefits: Stipend, living allowance, health coverage, relocation allowance, childcare assistance if eligible, education award upon successful completion of service, training, choice of education award or end of service stipend.

From 07/03/2017-07/02/2018

To apply you must be 18 years or older and a college graduate

Go to the APPLICATION to learn more about the position and to apply.

Applications are due by April 24, 2017

FREE Cooking Classes for Youth

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Join the Fun on Tuesdays!

4:00 PM– 6:00 PM

April 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th

CornUcopia Place 7201 Kinsman Road Suite 103B

Near the Garden Valley Library, next to Burten, Bell, Carr Development

  •  Try a new food!
  •  Enjoy fruits and vegetables!
  •  Get great nutrition tips!
  • Make friends!

For more information call Michelle 216-591-0800 x216 or Email: mwilcox@diabetespartnership.org

 

Come out to the Fit-A-Thon!

Friday, March 17th, 2017

The Buckeye, Larchmere, & Woodland Hills HEAL Network is hosting a Fit-A-Thon Saturday March 18 from 11am-2pm!

Learn from the workshops of “Frying without Grease,” “Move it! Move it!,” “Healthy Plates,” and “Sugar: how if Affects the Body!”

Enjoy tools and tips for healthy living, exercise demonstrations, healthy food samples, giveaways, community resources, and vendors!

Hosted at Fairhill Partners, 12200 Fairhill Road, Cleveland OH 44120

Cost- No charge, benefits- Priceless!

Kinsman MyCom Hygiene Drive for the Homeless

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Hosted by: Anton Grdina (Kinsman) MyCom

Donations Benefit the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless

March 20th – March 27th

Students from Anton Grdina School are asking you to help the homeless by donating the following items

  • Travel Size Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Lotion
  • Disposable Razor
  • Lip Balm
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Wash Cloth
  • Deodorant
  • Tissue Packs

Donation Drop Off Locations

  • Anton Grdina Elementary – Front Office & Library ( 8AM-4 PM, Mon-Fri)
  • Cleveland Public Library – Garden Valley Branch ( 10 AM-7 PM, Mon-Tue-Thu) (10 Am-6 PM, Wed-Fri-Sat)
  • Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc  ( 8 AM-5 PM, Mon-Fri)

 

Green City Growers featured in Scene Magazine

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Have you wondered what goes on in the big greenhouse located on Kinsman Rd and Grand Ave near E. 55th St?  Check out this article in Scene magazine about the Green City Growers Greenhouse in Kinsman:

http://www.clevescene.com/cleveland/worker-owned-green-city-growers-is-on-the-path-to-profits-while-giving-refugees-and-ex-cons-gainful-employment/Content?oid=5740258&utm_source=widget&utm_medium=toc&utm_campaign=rightrail&utm_content=HomeThisWeek

 

Opening for Property Manager of Cornucopia Place

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

We are looking for another Property Manager for Cornucopia Place. 

Contractor Announcement: Property Manager (Contractor)

POSITION TITLE: Property Manager (Contractor)

REPORTS TO: Director of Social Enterprises

Project Summary

Cornucopia Place, located at 7201 Kinsman Road, Suite 103B, is a facility where Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc. (BBC) provides nutrition education, cooking demonstrations, and an open multi-purpose space available for private events and functions on a rental basis.

Essential Functions

The Property Manager serves as a contractor of BBC. The primary task is to oversee the space during events in the evenings and weekends. Tasks include setup tables and chairs, ensure that the space is cleaned post event, report to BBC of any incidences or damage caused by the parties utilizing the space, take inventory of supplies and equipment, and lock up space post events.

Skills and Experience

Be able to work flexible shifts

 Available nights and weekends

 Excellent communication skills; work well with people of all ages and temperaments

 Self-motivated with strong leadership skills

 Ability to work with minimal direction

 Detail oriented

 High level of customer service

Compensation

The hourly wage is $13.00.

How to Apply

Submit resume by e-mail to Sherita Mullins, email: smullins at bbcdevelopment.org. If you don’t have a resume, complete an application at BBC’s office at 7201 Kinsman Road, Suite 104, Cleveland, Oh 44104.

 

Watch the New Documentary 13th

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Friday March 24th, 6:00 pm, at the Antioch Baptist Church, 8869 Cedar Avenue, there will be a screening of the Oscar nominated documentary “13th,” directed by Ava DuVernay.  Centered on race in the U.S., criminal justice system, the film is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which outlawed slavery (unless as punishment for a crime).  The film argues that slavery is being effectively perpetuated through mass incarceration today.  The film runs l hr. 40 minutes and is rated TV-MA).  Following the screening there will be a guided discussion including panelists and audience members.  Light refreshments provided.  No charge.  For additional information, contact Rev. Mylion Waite 216-932-1521.

12-hour Read-A-Thon at the Garden Valley Neigh. House

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Join  Garden Valley Neighborhood House on March 18,2017 for the annual 12-hr Read-a-thon.  The Garden Valley Neighborhood House is located at 7100 Kinsman Rd Cleveland, OH 44104

  • Participants may sign up for a 15 minute time slots available from 7am to 7pm.  You can choose to bring your own reading materials or use what is on site.
  • In addition to the Read-a-thon, the NASW Student Club at Cleveland State is hosting a book drive until March 10th.  The drive is for new or gently used books that will be donated to Garden Valley Neighborhood House to  promote literacy in the Garden Valley community.
  • For more information contact the Garden Valley Neighborhood House at  216-641-5558.