BRC
  • Fred Cooper Substance Abuse Services Center
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $48,765 ($26.79p/h)
  • 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.

Today, we have over 1000 full-time, part-time, and per-diem positions located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Come and learn why 95% of BRC employees report that they would recommend BRC as a good place to work, and join us in building a more caring and compassionate city.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Fred Cooper Substance Abuse Service Center (SASC), which is licensed by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and funded by Medicaid and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, serves people with alcohol and substance abuse problems who are homeless or marginally housed. SASC also has services specifically designed for clients who are dually diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse. One of a number of BRC's low-threshold programs, SASC provides the setting and support necessary for severely dysfunctional chronic alcoholics and other substance abusers with poor treatment histories to have a reasonable chance of attaining long-term sobriety and stability in their lives.


HOURS:

Full-time, 35 hours per week

Monday - Friday; 9:00a - 5:00p (May need to work an evening)

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Carry small caseload and facilitate groups
  2. Responsible for intake process from engagement to admission to program
  3. Some outreach and recruitment of clients from targeted community
  4. Participate in interdisciplinary case planning team
  5. Maintain statistics and client records
  6. Assist w/ liaison between HRA and agency in placement of clients in treatment
  7. Assist w/ outreach into community to expand referral base for substance abuse services
  8. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA required, Masters preferred. CASAC preferred however will consider strong candidate who is credential eligible and will be testing within a six-month period of time. BilingualEnglish/Spanish preferred. Computer literacy, oral and written communication skills 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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