BRC
  • Beaver Pond Residence
  • NY, USA
  • $37,844 ($19.40p/h)
  • Hourly
  • 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.


DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Engage with clients in social services and case management to support them through their housing and recovery goals, assist with skill building, provide relevant referrals, and assist with coordinating care. Serve as a liaison between clients and community providers to provide additional support, including in housing, job assistance, and additional treatment services. Work in coordination with the clinical team to support the holistic needs of both the couple and individual. Escort and assist clients in going to HRA, Social Security and other related appointments. Additional responsibilities include educating about self-help techniques and self-help group processes, teaching effective coping strategies based on personal experience, and helping clients learn to manage frustrations and anxieties. Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and case conference. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: H.S. diploma/ GED and Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) required. Must have training and/or experience in one of or more of the following areas: homeless services, substance abuse treatment and mental health services. Bilingual abilities a plus. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR


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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