BRC
  • Bowery Safe Haven (Lower East Side, Manhattan)
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $29,835 ($15.30/h)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

In 2006, BRC opened a pilot 19-bed safe haven using funding from the Mayor's Fund for New York and the NYC Department of Homeless Services. The facility has achieved notable successes, and was expanded to 52 beds in January 2009. The Bowery Safe Haven is a low-demand model for chronic street homeless men whose primary reasons for remaining homeless are substance abuse issues. Bowery Safe Haven participants are not required to maintain sobriety and do not have any curfew; the one requirement upon entering is that they actively work toward obtaining housing. The program is currently funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services and the US Bureau of Primary Health Care.

HOURS:

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Thursday - Monday; 8:00a - 4:30p


DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintain cleanliness of interior and exterior of facility. Sweep and mop floor, clean bathrooms, and windows. Empty the garbage. Receive deliveries, lift boxes and pick-up supplies. Maintain inventory; fill in at front desk as needed and related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or GED preferred. Experience in housekeeping. Ability to write, read, and communicates in English.


ABOUT BRC:

BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers. With a $91 million budget and over 1000 employees, BRC has 29 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. BRC was presented with the Community Impact Award at the New York Housing Conference 45th Annual Awards, recognizing BRC's HomeStretch Housing project Landing Road. 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 BRC.org.

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