• Beaver Pond Residence
  • NY, USA
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


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.

POSITION: Program Director

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Management of all facets of a 165 unit adult couple shelter for men and women who are engaged in vocational training, substance abuse treatment, and/or employment with the goal of transitioning to permanent housing. This includes the recruitment and management of all staff and ensuring overall high quality clinical and vocational services to meet client needs. Responsible for management of the program budget and all reporting to the funding source. Responsible for maintaining census, quality assurance, and for ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and oversight agencies. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned. Reports to the Vice President of Family Shelter Services.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required, but an LMSW or graduate degree in a related field is preferred; along with at least three years in a supervisory and management role. Experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness in a shelter or drop-in setting preferred. . Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing, conflict resolution and/or other related best practices preferred. Must have the ability to work in a high stress/ high volume environment, while maintaining open communications with the other components of treatment and operational teams. Must have very strong writing and computer skills as well as strong leadership abilities and the capacity to coordinate services in a complex organizational setting. CPR training certification or willingness to obtain certification.


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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