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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
Tuesday; 8:00a-4:30p, Wednesday-Saturday; 3:00p-11:30p
Monitor resident activities including insuring safe conditions within the facility. Escort residents as needed. Lead and assist in leading various resident groups. Teach and assist in activities of daily living including food preparation and service, household maintenance and laundry. Assist in monitoring stipendee program and recreational activities. Maintain a caseload of up to ten residents. Travel to SSI, Medicaid, Housing, etc. appointments. Escort residents to hospital and other appointments as needed. Ability to manage crisis. Counsel, support, and advocate for residents in all areas of adjustment. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.
BA preferred, High School diploma or GED, and experience working with the mentally ill required. Excellent writing skills, along with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Valid NYS Drivers' License preferred. Ability to drive a thirteen passenger van, if needed. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR. Bilingual (Spanish/English) required.
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:
MAKE AN IMPACT:
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…