BRC
  • Transit Homeless Outreach
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • 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:

Jointly funded by the Department of Homeless Services and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, BRC's Transit Homeless Outreach staff members operate throughout the transit system 24 hours a day. Through this program, which BRC has operated since 2005 and significantly expanded in 2014, BRC provides outreach and case management services to humanely assist homeless individuals to permanently relocate from MTA properties. The program serves the New York City metropolitan area, including the boroughs of Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Clients of Transit Homeless Outreach are engaged and assessed with the goal of connecting them with housing and essential services.


******LCSW supervision hours available *******

HOURS:

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Tuesday - Saturday; 8:00am-4:30pm



DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervision of day to day operations of subway outreach case management team and individual team members. Oversee engagement, assessment, placement and follow up of chronic or high profile homeless individual. Responsible for ensuring all clients on case load have up to date charts including psychiatric evaluation, narrative psychosocial, housing plan and application, and other components of clinical chart. Responsible for evaluating clients for possible removal under the Mental Hygiene Law section 9.58. Participate in the clinical management team, attend clinical meetings, case conferences and other meetings to present or discuss clients on case load. Additionally complete monthly reports and other reports as needed.Fire Safety and First Aid/CPR certification or the ability to pass test to acquire these credentials required. Related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

LMSW and be able to get 9.58 removal designation. Experience with homeless, street/subway homeless and MICA population strongly required. Supervisory experience preferred. Must have valid driver's license. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Bilingual preferred including, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Korean or other language.


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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