BRC
  • Lexington Avenue Women’s Residence
  • NY, USA
  • $44,919 ($23.03/hr)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This 103-bed women's shelter in Brooklyn serves a population suffering from multiple issues including mental illness, substance abuse and serious medical problems. The program offers the full range of case management services as well as on-site psychiatric and medical care. It also incorporates a workforce development component for women who can benefit from this service. The Lexington Avenue Women's Residence is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services.

 

HOURS:                                            

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Tuesday; 12:00p-8:30p, Wednesday - Saturday; 9:00a-5:30p

                                                                                                           

DUTIES:

Manage a caseload of clients who have significant barriers to employment and are resistant to work. Clients may or may not be engaged in the BRC Horizons program or other community-based employment programs. Engage clients in motivational interviewing, provide positive reinforcement, and help clients develop insight into barriers to employment and living independently in the community. Engage BRC's Horizons program or other community-based employment services. Serve as a liaison to Horizons program staff with a focus on engaging the most difficult clients and providing enhanced continuity of care. Related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma/GED required; Bachelor's degree preferred. Experience with vocational training and/or the homeless population. Excellent communication and writing skills and computer proficiency required. CPR training certification or willingness to take traininclass in CPR. Basic computer literacy required.

 

ABOUT BRC: 

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  www.brc.org.

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