BRC
  • Glass Factory Apartments
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $26,641 (13.66)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


 

Program Description:

The Glass Factory Apartments consist of 45 units of supported housing for individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Fully renovated in 1996, the Glass Factory is a permanent SRO housing facility funded by the NYC Human Resource Administration's HIV/AIDS Services Administration and the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development. In addition to providing permanent housing for its tenants, Glass Factory offers a variety of supportive services aimed at helping clients stabilize their health, maintain their independence and build a community of support among peers. These services include case management, medication monitoring, referrals to medical facilities, health education, psychiatric management, entitlement support and money management, recreational activities, assistance with activities of daily living and free meals.

HOURS:                                            

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week  

1. Saturday-Wednesday 12:00am-8:30am

                                                                                   

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:    

Monitor building entrance, make rounds to ensure security of premises, enter data into log book and answer phones.  Light clerical work and filing. Communicate with residents regarding passes for visitors, sign up sheets for activities, groups and television. Note incidents in log book, as well as email with daily/nightly reports to staff. Attend quarterly staff meetings and staff trainings. Interface with EMS, police, and hospitals.  Learn fire response system and obtain Certificate of Fitness from FDNY.  Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:          

HS diploma or GED required.  Good reading, writing and verbal skills.  Basic computer literacy required.  Experience with homeless population and crisis intervention preferred. 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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