BRC
  • Casa de Los Vecinos
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $32,384($16.60/hr)
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


Program Description:

BRC's Casa de Los Vecinos is a transitional community residence targeting formerly homeless clients who are either mentally ill or dually diagnosed as mentally ill and chemically addicted. Funded and licensed by the NYS Office of Mental Health with additional funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Casa de Los Vecinos is located on Manhattan's Lower East Side and has a capacity of 32 beds. The mission of the program is to provide a safe and supportive environment where residents take part in rehabilitation interventions that will assist them in the attainment of their work, social and community living goals. A variety of services are available, including case management, substance abuse groups, medication monitoring, daily skills training and recreational activities.

HOURS:                                                Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

  1. Sunday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm

DUTIES

Maintain cleanliness of interior and exterior of facility. Make repairs such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and some electrical. Responsible for preventative maintenance of heating/cooling and domestic water systems. Receive and store deliveries of maintenance/office supplies. Lifting of boxes and moving furniture as needed. On call for emergencies, which may require early and/or late hours. Be a member of the fire safety team. Participate in fire drills. Related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Three years experience in building maintenance; experience in the trades is helpful. High school diploma or GED required. Ability to communicate in English. Bilingual - English/Spanish preferred. Valid driver's license preferred.

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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