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Chhaya is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity. 

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Our highly-committed, skilled, and collaborative team represent a range of backgrounds and perspectives. Chhaya’s staff enjoy a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as life and disability insurance.  We also provide staff with opportunities for professional development, opportunity to invest in a 403(b) retirement plan, and generous vacation and sick leave allotments as well as paid holidays. Chhaya’s main office is located in Jackson Heights, Queens, known as an urban melting pot with the best South Asian and South American restaurants in all of New York City.  Our second location is in Richmond Hill of southeast Queens, the heart of NYC’s Indo-Caribbean and Pubjabi communities. Positions available:

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At Chhaya we believe that our wealth is within our community members. We offer direct services, organize community events and workshops, and lead campaigns that can affect policy change on the city, state, and national level. Whether you are looking for a one-time project or weekly opportunities, contact us to discuss the possibilities.

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37-43 77th St, 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Contact: 718.478.3848;

Richmond Hill Center:
121-18 Liberty Avenue, 2nd Floor, Richmond Hill, NY 11419
Contact: 718.374.3371;


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