• Bowery Residents Committee
  • New York, NY
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 21 Warren St

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

In January 2008, BRC launched its third new low-threshold transitional housing program, the Lex Safe Haven. Funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services, the Lex Safe Haven is aimed at moving long-term homeless people from church steps and other public spaces throughout the city. Currently, this congregate housing facility provides housing for up to 43 couples and single men and women. Similar to other low-demand BRC facilities, case managers at the Lex Safe Haven are focused on moving chronically street homeless individuals into permanent housing. Program participants are not required to maintain sobriety and do not have any curfew; the one requirement upon entering is that they actively work toward obtaining housing.

HOURS:

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Various Overnight shifts (11:00p - 7:30a)

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide administrative support to clinical team as needed. Monitor and report on client interactions. Responsible for making appropriate log book entries, assisting clients, serving food, emergency response and crisis intervention. Responsible for greeting visitors to the facility in a professional manner. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or GED required.. Experience working with homeless preferred. Good writing and oral communication skills. Computer literacy preferred. Fire safety director strongly preferred. Must possess the ability to follow directions and work closely with others. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.

ABOUT BRC:

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.



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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