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NYCAMH hiring contractors for telephone survey work

NYCAMH is looking for contractors to help with survey calling work at NYCAMH and Bassett Research Institute.

Contractual work involving telephone survey calls for Bassett research studies. Contractor will be responsible for conducting telephone based interviews and entering data into a secure database. Training will be provided in person either in Cooperstown or Fly Creek. Contractor must complete Bassett Institutional Review Board (IRB) certification before calling may begin. Work may be conducted from home or other location. Contractor must have access to a computer with a reliable internet connection for data entry.

Interested? Send a resume or relevant experience to Erika Scott at erika.scott@bassett.org.

NYCAMH Offers Game of Logging Classes in March 2018

 We're offering several Game of Logging Level 1 classes this March:

  •    Monday, March 5: DEC Taconic Herford Multiple Use Area, Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County
  •    Wednesday, March 7: SUNY ESF Heiberg Forest, Tully, Onondaga County
  •    Friday, March 16: McCollum Orchards, Lockport, Niagara County
  •    Saturday, March 17: McCollum Orchards, Lockport, Niagara County

About the class: The Level 1 class focuses on introducing the participant to open face felling and the development of techniques to safely use it. Topics covered include personal protective equipment, chainsaw safety features, chainsaw reactive forces, bore cutting, pre-planning the fell, and understanding hinge wood strength. All classes are held from 8 am to 4 pm, and there is a participation fee of $25.

What to bring: Participants are expected to bring personal safety equipment, including a logging helmet, hearing protection, and logging chaps, along with a chain saw. If you do not own these items, some will be provided during the class; the one exception is the logging helmet, which you must supply yourself. Participants should also bring a packed lunch.

To register for one of the classes, please call NYCAMH at 800.343.7527/607.547.6023 or e-mail chainsawsafety@bassett.org.

Game of Logging Course in Orange County

We're offering a Game of Logging course on December 11th at Lowland Farm in Warwick, NY from 8am-4pm. The registration fee is $25 per person, details on payment will be sent once registration is confirmed.

To register, please email (chainsawsafety@bassett.org) or call (800-343-7527) with the following information:

• Name
• Mailing Address
• Phone Number
• Date Preference

We'll enroll participants on a first come, first served basis. Please allow a few days for us to process your request and you'll receive confirmation of your enrollment in the class via email. If the class fills and we cannot accommodate you at this time, you'll still hear from us and may choose to be put on the waitlist for a future class.