BRC
  • Assessment Center
  • NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

In August 2012, BRC opened its first assessment center, which serves as a first point of contact for men entering the city shelter system. Located in a newly renovated loft-style building in Greenpoint Brooklyn, this 200 bed dormitory style residence is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services. BRC evaluates each individual who enters the program and links them to the housing and services that best meets their needs. In addition, as a result of our continued dialogue with DHS and community leaders, BRC has dedicated one dorm (20 beds) to street homeless men of the Greenpoint community, an unprecedented commitment by the shelter system to provide a community-based strategy to respond to a significant local need.

 

HOURS:

Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Tuesday - Saturday; 11:00p-7:30a

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide direct supervision to a team of Program Aides. Assist Operations Coordinator with the oversight of departmental tasks and goals. This includes, but is not limited to, record keeping, statistical reports, unit coverage, and client care/crisis intervention. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

H.S. diploma/GED required. B.A. preferred. At least one year supervisory experience preferred. Experience working with homeless, mentally ill, and substance abuse populations preferred. Experience working in residential settings also preferred. Very good writing skills and computer literacy required. First Aid and Fire Safety certification, or ability to pass tests to acquire these credentials, required. Bilingual Spanish or Polish a plus. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.

 

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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