• Admin
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full Time


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: Receptionist/HR Assistant

PROGRAM/UNIT: Administration

HOURS: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Monday Friday, 9:00am 5:30pm

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide reception coverage at the front desk of BRC's Human Resources offices. This includes handling incoming phone calls, greeting and announcing visitors, and directing and instructing applicants. Set magnetic doors to ensure security of HR Offices. Prepare and issue ID badges and troubleshoot ID badge system. Assist with in-person and remote new employee orientations . Ensure copier and fax machine are operating and arrange for service when needed. Provide administrative support to Human Resources department: Assist staff in completing HR forms (direct deposit, change of address, tax forms, etc). Prepare and manage program and contact information sheets. Process incoming and outgoing mail. Assist with maintaining inventory and ordering supplies. Provide support with various projects and related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma /GED required. Administrative experience in an office environment. Some college credits preferred. Good verbal and written communication skills required. Microsoft Office proficiency.


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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