East 17th Street
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.
POSITION: Assistant Director
PROGRAM/UNIT: 28 Bed Safe Haven in Manhattan
Full-time position 37.5 hours per week
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm
Supervise case management staff working with severely and persistently mentally ill, homeless adults. Ensure housing packets are completed in a timely fashion and track housing pipeline. Provide program oversight in the absence of the Director. Assess prospective clients during intake process, outreach to referral sources, prepare monthly statistical reports, deliver case management services in absence of caseworkers, and provide crisis intervention as needed. Coordinate ancillary clinical services and serve as the liaison for outside providers. Related duties as assigned.
MSW or related masters degree required. At least one year of supervisory experience and a minimum of two years mental health experience required. Proficient computer and communication skills required; knowledge of AWARDS a plus. Knowledge of substance abuse treatment and housing and benefits systems as well as experience delivering short-term treatment preferred. Bilingual Spanish a plus.
Minimum Education Required