• Horizons Workforce Development
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $45,381/ $24.93p/h
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


Horizons is a multi-level workforce development initiative designed to address the varied occupational training and job search needs of our clients. Horizons is linked to all of our housing programs, providing clients with the training and support services necessary to enable them to reach their employment goals. Specific services include skills and interest assessments, career counseling, job readiness training, job search assistance, referrals to education and training programs as needed, and on-the-job training through an agency-wide internship program. A special six-week Food Service Training program assists trainees to obtain their NYC Food Handlers Certificate. Horizons also provides support groups, workshops and individual counseling to support its graduates in sustaining their accomplishments.



Full time, 35 hours per week

Tuesday  - Saturday; 12:00p - 8:00p, Wednesday; 9:00a - 5:00p



Primary responsibility for the collection of data regarding client employment and retention for the purposes of reporting, assessment and evaluation. Primary responsibility for managing the retention programming for Horizons; including overseeing and scheduling monthly retention events and semi annual participant retention celebrations. Perform along with other team members the outreach and intake of all facility residents into the Horizons program. Assist in the collaboration with other service providers, employers, educational/vocational programs to assist participants to continue to reach their employment and educational goals. Facilitate employment related workshops as scheduled. Assist in providing career assessment and employment preservation services to job seekers of the program. Work closely with all components of the treatment team to address independent living concerns and assist with housing placements and retention. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.



BA preferred. Prior experience required in the fields of addiction, mental illness or homelessness. Career counseling, vocational training, workshop development and facilitation experience preferred. Must possess excellent writing and oral communication skills. Computer proficiency required. Must be able to work in a high-stress, high-volume environment, while maintaining positive open communications with other components of the treatment team. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.



BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers.  With a $77 million budget and over 800 employees, BRC has 27 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, most recently as a winner of the NY Community Trust's Nonprofit Excellence Award and as a national finalist for the Drucker Prize for innovative management.  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

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