Located on the Lower East Side, Los Vecinos Apartments is a permanent SRO housing facility with a capacity for 35 formerly homeless men and women suffering from mental illness, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS. The program is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services, the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the NYC Human Resources Administration's HIV/AIDS Services Administration. In addition to providing permanent housing for its tenants, Los Vecinos offers a variety of services aimed at helping clients stabilize their health, maintain their independence and build a community of support among peers. These services include case management, referrals to medical facilities and assistance managing health conditions, medication monitoring, health education, psychiatric management, entitlement support and money management, recreational activities, assistance with activities of daily living and free meals.
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Thursday - Monday; 12:00a - 8:30a
Monitor building entrance, make rounds to insure security of premises and answer phones. Document observations in logbook. Respond to emergencies. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.
HS diploma/GED required. Good reading, writing and verbal skills. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.
BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers. With a $91 million budget and over 1000 employees, BRC has 29 programs throughout the New York City area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services to meet all of a client's needs. We employ a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of New York's neediest residents. BRC has an entrepreneurial culture with a track record of innovation. BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it. BRC was presented with the Community Impact Award at the New York Housing Conference 45th Annual Awards, recognizing BRC's HomeStretch Housing project Landing Road. Staff at BRC works together collaboratively to address some of the greatest social challenges of our City and does so using a compassionate and respectful approach. In our most recent survey, 95% of our employees said they would recommend BRC as a good place to work. For more information about BRC, please see our website at BRC.org.