• Cecil Ivory House
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $33,032 ($16.93/h)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


Cecil Ivory House is a transitional housing program targeting formerly homeless clients who are either mentally ill or dually diagnosed as mentally ill and chemically addicted.  Funded and licensed by the NYS Office of Mental Health with additional funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Cecil Ivory House is located in Harlem and has a capacity of 24 beds.  The mission of the program is to provide a safe and supportive environment where residents take part in rehabilitation interventions that will assist them in the attainment of their work, social and community living goals.  A variety of services are available, including case management, substance abuse groups, medication monitoring, daily skills training and recreational activities.



2 positions                                           

Full time, 37.5 hours per week

1. Wednesday - Friday; 11:30pm-8:00am, Saturday; 3:00pm-11:30pm, Sunday 11:00pm-7:30am

2. Saturday & Sunday; 7:00am-3:30pm, Monday - Wednesday; 11:30am - 8:00am



Patrol residence and report any observations leading to loss or damage of property; monitor resident activities and act to restore order if needed.  Make out reports as required.  Act as an escort for residents.  Screen calls and visitors.  Accompany and supervise recreational activities.  Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned. 



High School diploma/GED required, some college preferred.  One year of experience as a security guard or counselor for the mentally ill.  Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred.  NY State driver's license 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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