Earn as much as $21 per hour working part time helping with the 2010 Census.

The BNYMLS and the BBOR are happy to announce an affiliation with the United States Census Bureau and 2010 Census. The Bureau is recruiting assistants for the US Census Bureau. The Census Bureau needs your assistance in representing our communities. The Bureau is in the process of testing and hiring thousands of individuals for future part-time temporary positions up to 40 hours conducting the 2010 Census.

Here is some information on the benefits of how this will help our communities.

The decennial census is conducted to help apportion the seats in the House of Representatives, draw state legislative districts and distribute more than $300 billion annually in Federal, state, local, and tribal funds. The benefits also help evaluate the success of community programs, identify populations that will be responsive to new services, forecast the demand for products, and determine sites for new businesses.

A seminar and testing will be held exclusively for BNYMLS and/or BBOR members Thursday,February 19th, 10:00am at the BNYMLS/BBOR office. Applicants can work up to 40 hours in a temporary, part-time job with the 2010 Census. It provides, good pay, flexible hours, mileage reimbursement, and the chance to serve your community. Please call 718.253.8815 immediately to reserve your spot as seating is limited and will be handled on a first come, first served basis.

The testing session can take one and a half to two hours. All applicants must have either a passport or two pieces of ID (photo ID plus social security card or birth certificate).

The majority of the positions are for enumerators (census takers), however there are supervisory, crew leader/assistant and clerical positions available.

For your convenience, there is also a practice test that you can view on the US census website: