BRC
  • Lexington Avenue Women’s Residence
  • NY, USA
  • $29,837 ($15.30/hr)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This 103-bed women's shelter in Brooklyn serves a population suffering from multiple issues including mental illness, substance abuse and serious medical problems. The program offers the full range of case management services as well as on-site psychiatric and medical care. It also incorporates a workforce development component for women who can benefit from this service. The Lexington Avenue Women's Residence is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services.

 

HOURS:

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

(4 positions)

  1. Monday - Friday; 7:30a - 4:00p
  2. Wednesday - Sunday; 7:30a - 4:00p
  3. Friday - Tuesday; 7:30a - 4:00p
  4. Saturday - Wednesday; 7:30a - 4:00p

 

DUTIES:
Assist with serving meals and snacks. Maintain appropriate sanitary conditions in dining area. Receive and store program supplies and food deliveries. Assist clients with hygiene, laundry and concrete services. Maintain security in facility. Orient new clients as to guidelines of 85 Lexington. Monitor and report on client interactions. Responsible for making appropriate log book entries. Emergency response and crisis intervention as needed. Fire safety drills and logs. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or GED required. Basic computer literacy required. Experience providing services to female population, particularly in a shelter environment. Good writing and oral communication skills. Must possess the ability to follow directions and work closely with others. Food Handling, Fire Safety and First Aid/CPR certification or the ability to pass test to acquire these credentials required. 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 $77 million budget and over 800 employees, BRC has 27 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, most recently as a winner of the NY Community Trust's Nonprofit Excellence Award and as a national finalist for the Drucker Prize for innovative management.  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  www.brc.org.

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