BRC
  • Casa de Los Vecinos
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $34,366 ($17.62/hr)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


MAKE AN IMPACT

Are you looking to make a positive impact on the lives of those in your community? At BRC, our staff help New Yorkers experiencing homelessness reclaim their lives by providing a hand up, offering opportunities for health and self-sufficiency, and restoring hope and dignity.

Each and every BRC staff member makes heroic contributions to our city, providing vital services in times of crisis and need. Through our commitment to employee wellbeing and development, BRC provides a workplace where staff can achieve their goals, make a difference with our clients, and grow personally and professionally. BRC is committed to a safe and healthy workplace: we provide PPE to all employees and enforce temperature monitoring and physical distancing best practices across our programs.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

BRC's Casa de Los Vecinos is a transitional community residence 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, Casa de Los Vecinos is located on Manhattan's Lower East Side and has a capacity of 32 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.



DUTIES:

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 escort for residents. Screen calls and visitors. Prepare the following as needed: laundry schedule, census update, case assignments, roll call sheet, and client probation list. Help maintain transition and facilities logs. Monitor roll call sheet. Wake clients in the morning. Make periodic inspections of clients' rooms. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.


HOURS:

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Wednesday - Saturday; 3:00pm-11:30pm & Sunday; 9:00am-5:30pm



QUALIFICATIONS:

HS diploma/ GED required, some college preferred. One year of experience was a security guard or counselor for the mentally ill. Bilingual, Spanish/ English preferred. Valid drivers' license preferred. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.


BENEFITS:

BRC takes the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees seriously. Employees are eligible for health insurance and paid sick time benefits immediately upon starting work. In addition, full time employees receive a generous benefits package, including:

  1. Competitive health and dental plans, with coverage is available for your spouse, domestic partner, and dependents.
  2. A minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, and additional paid sick and personal time. A 403(b) pension plan with a matching benefit paid by BRC.
  3. Tuition assistance and many training opportunities for career development.
  4. Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are available so employees can set aside pre-tax dollars for healthcare, transit and childcare.



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