• Cecil Ivory House
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $37,563 ($19.26p/h)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


Cecil Ivory House is a transitional housing program 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, Cecil Ivory House is located in Harlem and has a capacity of 24 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.



Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Monday - Friday, 8:00am 4:30pm



Maintain cleanliness of interior and exterior of facility.  Make repairs requiring skills such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical.  Responsible for preventative maintenance of cooling/heating and domestic hot water systems.  Ensure that the periodic maintenance and inspection of elevators, sprinkler systems, fire alarm system and fire extinguishers is performed and documented.  Arrange for and oversee outside contractors as directed.  Receive and store deliveries of maintenance/office supplies.  Move furniture as needed.  Be a member of the fire safety team.  Participate in fire drills.  On call for emergencies, this may require early and/or late hours.  Related duties as assigned.



Five years experience in building maintenance, experience in trades is helpful.  Ability to use independent discretion and judgement.  Certificate of fitness for Fire Safety Director.  High school diploma or GED required.  Ability to communicate in English.  Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.  Valid driver's license required.         



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

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