Asian American Arts Alliance

Position Available: Part-Time Receptionist & Associate Program Officer

Founded by Yasuko Kasaki and Christopher Pelham in 2004, CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) is the first and only healing and cultural center in Manhattan devoted to promoting the study and practice of A Course in Miracles (ACIM). Its mission is to promote the awareness that limitless creativity lives within each of us. We train people to recognize the light in themselves and others and provide them opportunities to share their inner vision through the healing and creative arts. While open to everyone, CRS has from the beginning attracted many people from abroad, and has become known for presenting healing, arts, and cultural programs from around the world. For more information, please visit our website at crsny.org.

Job Description: CRS seeks a part-time Receptionist & Associate Program Officer who will be responsible for sitting at the frost desk at CRS for several shifts a week and occasionally attending and assisting with various events on evenings and weekends when needed. This position will report to the Assistant Director.

Location: New York, NY

Key Responsibilities:

Welcome and direct visitors to the Center with genuine warmth and respect. See yourself in each person who enters. Answer the phone and email correspondence. Register students for classes and events and take reservations for counseling sessions and space rentals, in person and by phone and email. Take payments. Provide orientation to newcomers.

Maintain the client database. Clean and maintain the facilities.

Help create program materials and publications (e.g. newsletters, flyers, and web pages) and assist in the proofreading of documents and web pages.

Support marketing and public relations functions by contributing copy, photos and video to the web and social media presence.

Provide occasional support for and documentation of special events such as receptions, concerts, lectures, film screenings, workshops, etc.

Perform other duties and additional responsibilities as directed.

Required Qualifications:

Legal authorization to work in the United States.
Proficient oral and written English communication skills
Willingness to cover other shifts when other staff members are away

Ability to multi-task, organize, prioritize, and execute projects. Strong attention to detail.

A strong candidate will also possess:

Superior written and verbal communication skills

Excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task Strong interest in CRS programs (
A Course in Miracles, meditation, healing, the arts, etc.) Experience with and/or interest in international cultural exchange

Proficient oral and written Japanese communication skills

Proficiency with Mac operating system and software, Adobe software, and Wordpress Proficiency with social media and taking, editing, and posting photos and videos

Salary and Benefits: $13.50/hr. Health insurance is not provided at this time.

Job Commencement: September 3, 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

CRS is a signatory of the We Have Voice Collective Code of Conduct and is committed to a harassment-free workplace and a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, gender expression, religion, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law. It is the responsibility of all staff members to treat all clients the same, to make no “special relationships,” no exceptions.

Please note: CRS is located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of a walk-up building with no elevator. The position requires ability to go up and down the stairs quickly and to move around folding chairs and tables and massage tables, etc.

To apply: Please email to info@crsny.org your resume and one to two paragraphs (in English and in Japanese if you are bilingual) briefly introducing yourself and describing why you want to work at CRS and how your experience and interests align with the CRS mission.

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