Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village Tenants Association

Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village Tenants Association


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the ST/PCV Tenants Association.  This organization is run by a group of dedicated volunteers each with their own busy lives, commitments, and jobs.  No salaries are paid.

What are the roles of a Volunteer?  Volunteering can be as simple as showing up for the one of the many RGB meetings, distributing handouts in a building, phone banking, talking and educating neighbors.  Other more complex duties involve attending community board meetings, performing administrative tasks or serving on the board of the association.

Special Tenant Advisory Committees

Basic but Vitally Important Roles

* Building Leader (110)

Role Description:  Responsible for leading, recruiting, and maintaining a network of Floor Volunteers within own building.  Internet access and e-mail skills preferred but not required.  If the Building Leader lacks e-mail, he or she will identify and recruit a Communications Liaison within the building to create the vital electronic communications link.  Typical activities:

  • Supervising distribution of periodic Tenants Association flyers, posters and other materials to Floor Volunteers.
  • Identifying and working with a Co-Building Leader, who can supplement or substitute in the Building Leader’s absence or indisposition.
  • Communicating with—and participating in—meetings, with Building-Group Managers and TA Planning Committee members.
  • Serving as the Tenants Association’s representative in the building.
  • Providing feedback from fellow residents regarding repairs, maintenance and other quality-of-life issues, as well as resident reaction to management initiatives.

The Tenants Association provides all support materials and training.

* In-Building Communications Liaison

Role Description:  This position is needed when a Building Leader lacks access to e-mail and the Internet.  Work entails keeping an eye out for Tenants Association internet instructions or information and relaying it to the Building Leader as quickly as possible.

The Tenants Association provides all support materials and training.

* Floor Volunteer

Role Description:  Responsible for distributing periodic Tenant Association flyers, bulletins, and other material to a floor or group of floors within own building.  Internet access is useful but is not required.  Typical activities:

  • Distributing Tenant Association materials under doors or in person, as needed.
  • Providing Building Leader with information on resident needs, complaints, and reactions to Management communications
  • Providing verbal instructions to neighbors when speedy tenant action is required.

The Tenants Association provides all support materials and training.

Volunteer Development and Membership Committee

* Zone Leader (20)

Role Description:  Responsible for recruiting, leading, and maintaining a specified group of Building Leaders for (5 to 6)buildings.  Internet access and e-mail skills are a must. Activities entail:

  • Supervising distribution of periodic Tenants Association materials to Building Leaders in the group.
  • Identifying and working with a Co-Building-Group Manager, who can supplement or substitute in the case of Building-Group Manager’s absence.
  • Communicating and participating in meetings with StuyTown and Peter Cooper Complex Leaders.
  • Ensuring that Building Leaders are maintaining their rosters of Floor Volunteers.
  • Helping to shape the growth of the Tenants Association.

The Tenants Association provides all support materials and training.

* Complex Leader (4)

Role Description: Responsible for leading, recruiting, and maintaining a network of (5) Zone Leaders.  Internet access and e-mail skills are required.  Activities entail:

  • Supervising distribution of periodic Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village Tenant Association flyers, posters, and other materials to a group of Building-Group Leaders.
  • Identifying and working with a Co-Complex Leader, who can supplement or substitute in Complex Leader’s absence.
  • Communicating and participating in meetings with Tenants Association Planning Committee and Board members.
  • Ensuring that Building-Group Managers are maintaining their rosters of Building Leaders and helping them in coordinating building activities.

The Tenants Association provides all support materials and training.

Communications/Public Relations Committee