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  • How can I stay updated with the latest news and events for Filipinos in New York?
    Staying informed about the latest news and events within the Filipino community in New York is easy through Filipinos of NY. We offer several ways to keep you updated: Subscribe to our Newsletter: Join our newsletter to receive regular updates, news, and event announcements directly in your email inbox. You can subscribe by providing your email address on our website. Click Here! Follow Us on Social Media: Connect with us on our social media platforms, including Facebook, X @Filipinosofny, and Instagram. We share news, event details, and community highlights regularly on these platforms. Visit Our Website: Check our website frequently for the latest articles, event listings, and community news. We keep our content up to date to ensure you're always in the know. Filipinosofny.com Attend Community Events: Keep an eye out for local Filipino community events and gatherings. We often feature and promote these events, so participating in them is a great way to stay connected and informed. Google map Engage with Our Community: Engage with our online community, share your thoughts, and participate in discussions. This way, you can interact with fellow community members and learn about events and news firsthand. By utilizing these methods, you can stay well-informed and engaged with the vibrant Filipino community in New York. We're dedicated to keeping you updated on the latest happenings and ensuring you don't miss out on exciting events and opportunities.
  • What is Filipinos of NY?
    Filipinos of NY stands out for its unique blend of specialties that make our community truly exceptional: • Training and Job Placement: Filipinos of NY offers training and job placement assistance, empowering our members with the skills and opportunities they need for personal and professional growth. Filipinos of NY is a community-based employment agency based in New York City. • Cultural Immersion: Our organization is a portal to immerse yourself in the rich Filipino culture. • Hospitality and Warmth: At Filipinos of NY, we take pride in our warmth and hospitality. • Culinary Delights: Filipino cuisine is renowned for its mouthwatering flavors, and we're passionate about sharing it. Discover and savor the best Filipino recipes and cooking tips from our culinary enthusiasts. • Community Networking: Finding fellow Kababayan is made easy within our community. Whether you're looking for room rentals, or local events, we're here to connect you with the right people and resources. • Travel and Lifestyle Tips: As seasoned travelers and residents of New York, we provide exclusive insights, along with practical advice for thriving in the heart of NY. • Generosity and Gratitude: The Filipino community is known for its generous and thankful hearts, and this ethos is at the core of Filipinos of NY. We come together to support and uplift one another in times of need. Our aim is to empower our members with the tools they need to succeed, making FONY your one-stop destination for growth and success. We offer practical support and opportunities for its members.
  • How do I contact Filipinos of NY?
    By Phone: Call/Text (347) 688-4808; Call/Whatsapp (646) 755-2049; Fax/Call (929) 522-0111 ; Toll-free: 1-877-844-4180 By Email: Employers: admin@filipinosofny.com or robert@filipinosofny.com Applicants: apply@filipinosofny.com By Mail: Office address: 69-11D Roosevelt Ave Woodside, NY 11377
  • Who is behind Filipinos of NY?
    Filipinos of NY, founded in 2013, is a vibrant hub nestled in the heart of Little Manila, Woodside, Queens, NY. Our organization is proudly registered as a beacon of unity for the thriving Filipino community in the great state of New York. The founder Robert Bacaycay boasts a decade of culinary mastery and a commendable 15-year career in recruitment. Beyond his professional pursuits, Robert is a passionate advocate against human trafficking, a devoted father to two, and an active member of his local Catholic church, where he finds purpose as a church server and servant of God. As a certified personal coach, he empowers individuals to reach their full potential and is an enthusiastic community health volunteer, giving back to those in need. In the digital realm, Robert's expertise in e-commerce bolsters online businesses, and he has amassed a substantial following of over 100,000 as an influencer. His life serves as a powerful example of the profound impact that one person can have when fueled by dedication to making a positive difference in the world.
  • How can I contribute to Filipinos of NY?
    You can contribute to Filipinos of NY in a meaningful way by hiring Filipino workers from our talent pool. By providing employment opportunities, you not only benefit from their skills and expertise but also make a positive impact on their lives and their families back in the Philippines. When you hire a Filipino worker through Filipinos of NY, you're helping support their families by providing a source of income. This support goes a long way in enabling them to send their children to school, put food on the table, and provide a safe and comfortable place to live. Your contribution has a direct and tangible effect on improving the quality of life for Filipino families both in the United States and in the Philippines. When you choose to hire from our website, a portion of the agency fee is allocated to support our community in New York and contribute to the cause aimed at assisting underprivileged children in the Philippines. Join us in making a difference by hiring from our talented pool of Filipino workers and helping us create a brighter future for families in need.
  • Will I be paid by the agency or by the employer?
    You will be placed in a direct hire position, and you will be paid by the employer directly. No pay cut, no salary deduction. You will receive 100% of your paycheck.
  • What is the best and fastest way to apply for a job through your agency?
    The quickest method to apply to our agency is by visiting our office and meeting with a recruiter in person. You must bring all the original required documents, a list of related past verifiable job references, and be truthful to all your answer in the application form. Office address: 69-11D Roosevelt Ave., Woodside NY 11377 (Across PNB Little Manila) Requirements: - 1pc Facial photo (2x2 preferred) - Government-issued ID (e.g. PH Passport, State ID) - Must have related and verifiable experience - Covid vaccine card (optional) - Certification and/or Letter of Recommendation (optional)
  • Do you offer any training or professional development opportunities?
    Yes, we provide candidates with training and development options, including online courses, ebooks, and on-site workshops like the Newborn Care Specialist Certification. Don't forget to inquire about any supplementary resources that could be at your disposal.
  • What are the qualifications required for the jobs you offer?
    Qualifications will vary depending on the job, but we typically provide a job description that outlines the required skills and experience of a particular employer.
  • What is the job application process?
    Hiring process: 1. Fill out application form & submit requirements. Sign agency contract 2. Job interview with employers 3. 1-week paid trial 4. Agency will submit all remaining documents to employer (background check reports, 12-panel drug test, medical, PPD, vaccines, etc..) 5. Congrats! You have a new job.
  • How can I apply if I'm in the Philippines?
    If you're in the Philippines and interested in applying, you'll need to plan a visit to the United States. The application process requires in-person attendance at our main office located in New York City. Here is the link to our "How to apply?" page https://www.filipinosofny.com/apply-usa-jobs We look forward to assisting you there!
  • How do I follow up on my application status?
    If you haven't heard back from an employment agency within the expected timeframe, you can follow up by text msg to 646-755-2049 or 347-688-4808 or Facebook/Whatsapp message to check on the status of your application. Be polite and professional in your communication, and make sure to have your application details handy in case the recruiter needs more information.
  • How long does the job search process take?
    The length of the job search process will depend on a variety of factors, such as the current job market, the job seeker's qualifications and preferences, and the availability of suitable job openings.
  • What types of jobs do you offer?
    Employment agencies may offer a variety of job types, such as temporary, temp-to-perm, or direct-hire positions. Positions: Baby Nurse, Nanny, Caregiver, Housekeeper, Cook, Laundress, Companion, Personal Assistant, Butler, Gardener, Driver, Home Health Aide, Doulagiver, Private Nurse, Baby-sitter, Couple Caretaker, House/Estate Manager, Houseman, Family Chef, Office Assistant, Receptionist, Bookkeeper, Customer Service, Storekeeper, Kitchen help, Restaurant BOH/FOH, Medical Assistant, PA, PTA.
  • How to apply for a job?
    Simply follow the 2-step application. No application fee. 1.) a) Fill out the application form at our office at 69-11D Roosevelt Ave. Woodside Queens NY 11377. Map & office hours CLICK HERE or b) Fill out the online Employment Form. Or email to us in Word format (not PDF) Résumé with PHOTO attached, name of employers, contact, city/state, and job descriptions, and email to apply@filipinosofny.com. 2.) Sign the Agency Agreement. Apply Now!
  • Do you process visa or sponsorship?
    Visa sponsorship can be a possibility for qualified candidates, but all applicants must be in the United States to be considered. In most cases, employers are more likely to consider visa sponsorship for individuals who have already demonstrated their skills and value to the company. It's important to establish a strong track record in your role and show your commitment to your job. One of the requirements for certain employment-based green cards in the United States is having at least 3 years of experience in the same field. This requirement is often associated with the EB and EW visa categories, which are employment-based immigrant visas. The idea behind this requirement is to ensure that individuals seeking a green card have a significant level of expertise and experience in their field, making them valuable contributors to the U.S. workforce. It's important to note that different green card categories may have varying eligibility criteria, so it's essential to review the specific requirements for the green card you are interested in to ensure you meet all the qualifications. If you have any questions or need assistance with the green card application process, it's advisable to consult with an immigration attorney or seek guidance from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to ensure that you meet the necessary criteria.
  • Where is your address?
    Office address: 69-11D Roosevelt Ave Woodside, NY 11377 (Across PNB Woodside branch) Visit our website for complete instruction. CLICK HERE
  • How do I know if your employment agency is licensed?
    Our agency is licensed under the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs, License #2099142-DCA. And bonded in the State of NY. We are a premier agency in the United States. Direct Hire Agency is a community-driven staffing agency with an office in New York NY and prides itself on making every member feel like family.
  • Is there a fee to apply for a job?
    No, everyone can apply and it's free. No application fee. No registration fee. We don't cut your salary, you will receive 100% of your paycheck directly from the employer.
  • What is the hiring process?
    Hiring process: (takes 2-5 days) 1. Fill out the agency's questionnaire 2. E-sign the Agency-Client Agreement and pay the registration fee. 3. Interview with candidates (Virtual or in-person) 4. 1-week paid trial 5. Agency will submit background check reports, 12-panel drug tests, medical, PPD, vaccines, reference info, etc.. 6. Client pays the agency fee. 7. Congrats! You have a newly hired household help.
  • Do you place workers outside New York?
    Yes, we have an extensive network and offer placement services for domestic workers and various job categories, extending beyond the borders of New York. Our agency is committed to providing opportunities and matching qualified candidates with suitable employers not just within New York but also across all 50 states in the United States and even in the Caribbean. Whether you are an employer seeking skilled workers or a candidate looking for the right job opportunity, we strive to connect people with the positions that best align with their needs, skills, and preferences, regardless of their location. We understand that the job market is diverse and dynamic, and we are dedicated to assisting individuals and businesses in finding the perfect fit for their requirements, whether in New York or in other states and the Caribbean. Our aim is to create mutually beneficial relationships between employers and employees, transcending geographical boundaries to ensure a successful partnership for everyone involved. So, rest assured that if you are looking for placement services beyond New York, our agency is here to help you navigate the job market and connect you with the right opportunities.
  • Where should I start when looking to hire new staff through your agency?
    Thank you for your inquiry regarding your need to hire a new staff or a domestic helper. Our agency specializes in connecting families with the best-fit candidates to meet their unique needs. To get started with our process, we kindly ask our clients to fill out our short questionnaire, which you can access through the following link Click here. This questionnaire will help us gather important information about your family's requirements and preferences, such as live-in or live-out, chores, travel requirements, work schedule, and other details to help us recommend the most suitable candidates. Once we receive your completed questionnaire, we will get in touch with you promptly to discuss the next steps. If you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us directly. We look forward to hearing from you soon. CLICK HERE!
  • How do you match candidates to job openings?
    Employment agencies commonly employ a blend of candidate skills assessments, job descriptions, and client criteria to align candidates with job opportunities. They may also take into account factors like pet care, availability, personal preferences, English proficiency, lifting abilities, travel demands, and various other considerations.
  • How can I stay updated with the latest news and events for Filipinos in New York?
    Staying informed about the latest news and events within the Filipino community in New York is easy through Filipinos of NY. We offer several ways to keep you updated: Subscribe to our Newsletter: Join our newsletter to receive regular updates, news, and event announcements directly in your email inbox. You can subscribe by providing your email address on our website. Click Here! Follow Us on Social Media: Connect with us on our social media platforms, including Facebook, X @Filipinosofny, and Instagram. We share news, event details, and community highlights regularly on these platforms. Visit Our Website: Check our website frequently for the latest articles, event listings, and community news. We keep our content up to date to ensure you're always in the know. Filipinosofny.com Attend Community Events: Keep an eye out for local Filipino community events and gatherings. We often feature and promote these events, so participating in them is a great way to stay connected and informed. Google map Engage with Our Community: Engage with our online community, share your thoughts, and participate in discussions. This way, you can interact with fellow community members and learn about events and news firsthand. By utilizing these methods, you can stay well-informed and engaged with the vibrant Filipino community in New York. We're dedicated to keeping you updated on the latest happenings and ensuring you don't miss out on exciting events and opportunities.
  • What is Filipinos of NY?
    Filipinos of NY stands out for its unique blend of specialties that make our community truly exceptional: • Training and Job Placement: Filipinos of NY offers training and job placement assistance, empowering our members with the skills and opportunities they need for personal and professional growth. Filipinos of NY is a community-based employment agency based in New York City. • Cultural Immersion: Our organization is a portal to immerse yourself in the rich Filipino culture. • Hospitality and Warmth: At Filipinos of NY, we take pride in our warmth and hospitality. • Culinary Delights: Filipino cuisine is renowned for its mouthwatering flavors, and we're passionate about sharing it. Discover and savor the best Filipino recipes and cooking tips from our culinary enthusiasts. • Community Networking: Finding fellow Kababayan is made easy within our community. Whether you're looking for room rentals, or local events, we're here to connect you with the right people and resources. • Travel and Lifestyle Tips: As seasoned travelers and residents of New York, we provide exclusive insights, along with practical advice for thriving in the heart of NY. • Generosity and Gratitude: The Filipino community is known for its generous and thankful hearts, and this ethos is at the core of Filipinos of NY. We come together to support and uplift one another in times of need. Our aim is to empower our members with the tools they need to succeed, making FONY your one-stop destination for growth and success. We offer practical support and opportunities for its members.
  • How do I contact Filipinos of NY?
    By Phone: Call/Text (347) 688-4808; Call/Whatsapp (646) 755-2049; Fax/Call (929) 522-0111 ; Toll-free: 1-877-844-4180 By Email: Employers: admin@filipinosofny.com or robert@filipinosofny.com Applicants: apply@filipinosofny.com By Mail: Office address: 69-11D Roosevelt Ave Woodside, NY 11377
  • Who is behind Filipinos of NY?
    Filipinos of NY, founded in 2013, is a vibrant hub nestled in the heart of Little Manila, Woodside, Queens, NY. Our organization is proudly registered as a beacon of unity for the thriving Filipino community in the great state of New York. The founder Robert Bacaycay boasts a decade of culinary mastery and a commendable 15-year career in recruitment. Beyond his professional pursuits, Robert is a passionate advocate against human trafficking, a devoted father to two, and an active member of his local Catholic church, where he finds purpose as a church server and servant of God. As a certified personal coach, he empowers individuals to reach their full potential and is an enthusiastic community health volunteer, giving back to those in need. In the digital realm, Robert's expertise in e-commerce bolsters online businesses, and he has amassed a substantial following of over 100,000 as an influencer. His life serves as a powerful example of the profound impact that one person can have when fueled by dedication to making a positive difference in the world.
  • How can I contribute to Filipinos of NY?
    You can contribute to Filipinos of NY in a meaningful way by hiring Filipino workers from our talent pool. By providing employment opportunities, you not only benefit from their skills and expertise but also make a positive impact on their lives and their families back in the Philippines. When you hire a Filipino worker through Filipinos of NY, you're helping support their families by providing a source of income. This support goes a long way in enabling them to send their children to school, put food on the table, and provide a safe and comfortable place to live. Your contribution has a direct and tangible effect on improving the quality of life for Filipino families both in the United States and in the Philippines. When you choose to hire from our website, a portion of the agency fee is allocated to support our community in New York and contribute to the cause aimed at assisting underprivileged children in the Philippines. Join us in making a difference by hiring from our talented pool of Filipino workers and helping us create a brighter future for families in need.
  • Will I be paid by the agency or by the employer?
    You will be placed in a direct hire position, and you will be paid by the employer directly. No pay cut, no salary deduction. You will receive 100% of your paycheck.
  • What is the best and fastest way to apply for a job through your agency?
    The quickest method to apply to our agency is by visiting our office and meeting with a recruiter in person. You must bring all the original required documents, a list of related past verifiable job references, and be truthful to all your answer in the application form. Office address: 69-11D Roosevelt Ave., Woodside NY 11377 (Across PNB Little Manila) Requirements: - 1pc Facial photo (2x2 preferred) - Government-issued ID (e.g. PH Passport, State ID) - Must have related and verifiable experience - Covid vaccine card (optional) - Certification and/or Letter of Recommendation (optional)
  • Do you offer any training or professional development opportunities?
    Yes, we provide candidates with training and development options, including online courses, ebooks, and on-site workshops like the Newborn Care Specialist Certification. Don't forget to inquire about any supplementary resources that could be at your disposal.
  • What are the qualifications required for the jobs you offer?
    Qualifications will vary depending on the job, but we typically provide a job description that outlines the required skills and experience of a particular employer.
  • What is the job application process?
    Hiring process: 1. Fill out application form & submit requirements. Sign agency contract 2. Job interview with employers 3. 1-week paid trial 4. Agency will submit all remaining documents to employer (background check reports, 12-panel drug test, medical, PPD, vaccines, etc..) 5. Congrats! You have a new job.
  • How can I apply if I'm in the Philippines?
    If you're in the Philippines and interested in applying, you'll need to plan a visit to the United States. The application process requires in-person attendance at our main office located in New York City. Here is the link to our "How to apply?" page https://www.filipinosofny.com/apply-usa-jobs We look forward to assisting you there!
  • How do I follow up on my application status?
    If you haven't heard back from an employment agency within the expected timeframe, you can follow up by text msg to 646-755-2049 or 347-688-4808 or Facebook/Whatsapp message to check on the status of your application. Be polite and professional in your communication, and make sure to have your application details handy in case the recruiter needs more information.
  • How long does the job search process take?
    The length of the job search process will depend on a variety of factors, such as the current job market, the job seeker's qualifications and preferences, and the availability of suitable job openings.
  • What types of jobs do you offer?
    Employment agencies may offer a variety of job types, such as temporary, temp-to-perm, or direct-hire positions. Positions: Baby Nurse, Nanny, Caregiver, Housekeeper, Cook, Laundress, Companion, Personal Assistant, Butler, Gardener, Driver, Home Health Aide, Doulagiver, Private Nurse, Baby-sitter, Couple Caretaker, House/Estate Manager, Houseman, Family Chef, Office Assistant, Receptionist, Bookkeeper, Customer Service, Storekeeper, Kitchen help, Restaurant BOH/FOH, Medical Assistant, PA, PTA.
  • How to apply for a job?
    Simply follow the 2-step application. No application fee. 1.) a) Fill out the application form at our office at 69-11D Roosevelt Ave. Woodside Queens NY 11377. Map & office hours CLICK HERE or b) Fill out the online Employment Form. Or email to us in Word format (not PDF) Résumé with PHOTO attached, name of employers, contact, city/state, and job descriptions, and email to apply@filipinosofny.com. 2.) Sign the Agency Agreement. Apply Now!
  • Do you process visa or sponsorship?
    Visa sponsorship can be a possibility for qualified candidates, but all applicants must be in the United States to be considered. In most cases, employers are more likely to consider visa sponsorship for individuals who have already demonstrated their skills and value to the company. It's important to establish a strong track record in your role and show your commitment to your job. One of the requirements for certain employment-based green cards in the United States is having at least 3 years of experience in the same field. This requirement is often associated with the EB and EW visa categories, which are employment-based immigrant visas. The idea behind this requirement is to ensure that individuals seeking a green card have a significant level of expertise and experience in their field, making them valuable contributors to the U.S. workforce. It's important to note that different green card categories may have varying eligibility criteria, so it's essential to review the specific requirements for the green card you are interested in to ensure you meet all the qualifications. If you have any questions or need assistance with the green card application process, it's advisable to consult with an immigration attorney or seek guidance from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to ensure that you meet the necessary criteria.
  • Where is your address?
    Office address: 69-11D Roosevelt Ave Woodside, NY 11377 (Across PNB Woodside branch) Visit our website for complete instruction. CLICK HERE
  • How do I know if your employment agency is licensed?
    Our agency is licensed under the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs, License #2099142-DCA. And bonded in the State of NY. We are a premier agency in the United States. Direct Hire Agency is a community-driven staffing agency with an office in New York NY and prides itself on making every member feel like family.
  • Is there a fee to apply for a job?
    No, everyone can apply and it's free. No application fee. No registration fee. We don't cut your salary, you will receive 100% of your paycheck directly from the employer.
  • What is the hiring process?
    Hiring process: (takes 2-5 days) 1. Fill out the agency's questionnaire 2. E-sign the Agency-Client Agreement and pay the registration fee. 3. Interview with candidates (Virtual or in-person) 4. 1-week paid trial 5. Agency will submit background check reports, 12-panel drug tests, medical, PPD, vaccines, reference info, etc.. 6. Client pays the agency fee. 7. Congrats! You have a newly hired household help.
  • Do you place workers outside New York?
    Yes, we have an extensive network and offer placement services for domestic workers and various job categories, extending beyond the borders of New York. Our agency is committed to providing opportunities and matching qualified candidates with suitable employers not just within New York but also across all 50 states in the United States and even in the Caribbean. Whether you are an employer seeking skilled workers or a candidate looking for the right job opportunity, we strive to connect people with the positions that best align with their needs, skills, and preferences, regardless of their location. We understand that the job market is diverse and dynamic, and we are dedicated to assisting individuals and businesses in finding the perfect fit for their requirements, whether in New York or in other states and the Caribbean. Our aim is to create mutually beneficial relationships between employers and employees, transcending geographical boundaries to ensure a successful partnership for everyone involved. So, rest assured that if you are looking for placement services beyond New York, our agency is here to help you navigate the job market and connect you with the right opportunities.
  • Where should I start when looking to hire new staff through your agency?
    Thank you for your inquiry regarding your need to hire a new staff or a domestic helper. Our agency specializes in connecting families with the best-fit candidates to meet their unique needs. To get started with our process, we kindly ask our clients to fill out our short questionnaire, which you can access through the following link Click here. This questionnaire will help us gather important information about your family's requirements and preferences, such as live-in or live-out, chores, travel requirements, work schedule, and other details to help us recommend the most suitable candidates. Once we receive your completed questionnaire, we will get in touch with you promptly to discuss the next steps. If you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us directly. We look forward to hearing from you soon. CLICK HERE!
  • How do you match candidates to job openings?
    Employment agencies commonly employ a blend of candidate skills assessments, job descriptions, and client criteria to align candidates with job opportunities. They may also take into account factors like pet care, availability, personal preferences, English proficiency, lifting abilities, travel demands, and various other considerations.
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