BRC
  • Transit Homeless Outreach (Chelsea, Manhattan)
  • New York, NY, USA
  • 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.


HOURS:

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Monday - Friday; 9:00a - 5:30p


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work with program management and other stakeholders including NYCT staff and Department of Homeless Services on reviewing and managing homeless outreach conditions at the 472 subway stations. This position with work closely with the Assistant Director of Operations and the Program Director to monitor station visits, program redeployment and resource management. This will include developing monthly, weekly, and daily schedules for the outreach teams, attending and presenting at stakeholder meetings, and conducting field visits. Additionally will conduct quality assurance reviews of outreach teams, program visit logs, and assist with training staff as needed. Related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

BA/BS is preferred. A high school diploma or GED is required. At least one year of experience working with homeless individuals is preferred. Basic understanding of ACCESS or other databases preferred. Must be able to produce reports on short deadlines and work as part of a fast paced team. CPR training certification or willingness to take training in CPR. Related duties as assigned.

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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