BRC
  • Homeless Outreach
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $35, 219 (18.05/hr)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


Program Description:

BRC Homeless Outreach works with homeless individuals on the streets and in transportation hubs of Manhattan to motivate them to accept services that will get them off the streets both initially and for the long term.  To achieve housing for our clients, the BRC Homeless Outreach team builds trust with each individual, breaks down resistance to services, and remains determinedly focused on identifying appropriate and acceptable placements for our clients. The program operating with funding from the NYS Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Amtrak, the East Midtown Partnership and the Downtown Alliance

Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week

1. Monday-Friday 3:00pm-11:30pm


Duties/Responsibilities: 
Responsible for providing direct outreach, escort, and referral services for all homeless individuals encountered in the field during their shift. Also responsible for recording and maintaining accurate statistical data on all individuals approached and referred as well as case-record management of clients receiving longer-term services. Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health and substance abuse issues and gain a working knowledge of all available services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates degree or a BA in Social Work however; demonstrated equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Must have strong interest in working in direct services to the homeless and/or mentally ill and substance abusing populations. Must have valid state driver's license. Good writing skills to provide an adequate written description of client interactions. Basic computer literacy required. Ability to speak Spanish desirable. Related duties as assigned.

 

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