Community Technician with BRC's Jack Ryan Residence (Homeless Shelter)
- Job posted by Bowery Residents' Committee
131 West 25th Street
BRC began operating its newest program, the Jack Ryan Residence, in August 2011. The Jack Ryan Residence, funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services, is a 200-bed shelter for homeless men living with mental illness. The program provides a complete range of mental health stabilization, medication management, case management, and medical services aimed at moving residents into permanent housing. The ultimate goal of the program is to place its clients into appropriate, supportive housing within nine months
Community Technicians will be assigned to work at an Upstairs Post in the shelter and/or at the Front Door Operations Post in the lobby and will be responsible for maintaining safe and sanitary conditions at the 25th Street site.
Responsible for monitoring residential program for mentally ill homeless men. Conduct rounds of the facility to ensure that it is safe and orderly. Perform crisis intervention with clients when needed. Maintain written documentation. Serve meals. Inventory supplies. Escort clients and assist them with ADLs. Help to maintain an orderly and clean facility. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.
Full Time, Evening and Overnight shifts available
High School diploma or GED required; Experience working with MICA/homeless population preferred; Basic Computer literacy required and good oral and written communications skills needed. Bilingual preferred. NYC Fire Safety Coordinator Certification and CPR Certification a plus. Willingness and ability to pass tests to acquire CPR and Fire Safety Credentials 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 www.brc.org.
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Minimum Education Required