• Palace Employment Residence
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $29,837 ($15.30/hr)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package

Program Description:

This 110-bed shelter is designed for men and women who are in need of job training and employment. Located in the former Palace Hotel on the Bowery, the program-oriented shelter provides temporary housing for a period of six to nine months. During this time, clients are guided through a structured continuum of treatment and training designed to give them the skills they need to address any substance abuse and/or health issues and to find and maintain permanent employment and housing. The Palace Employment Residence is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HOURS:                                             Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

                                                         Saturday-Wednesday 11:00pm-7:30am

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:     Prepare and serve pre-packaged meals and snacks.  Maintain appropriate sanitary conditions in dining area.  Receive and store program supplies and food deliveries.  Answer phones.  Provide administrative support to clinical team as needed.  Handle program mail.  Monitor and report on client interactions.  Responsible for making appropriate log book entries.  Emergency response and crisis intervention as needed.  Responsible for greeting visitors to the facility in a professional manner.  Provide relief at various posts as needed.  Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned. 


QUALIFICATIONS:           High School diploma or GED required.  Computer literacy preferred.  Experience working with homeless preferred.  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 Certifications or the ability to pass test to acquire this credentials required. Fire safety director strongly preferred. 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 $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

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