Jointly funded by the Department of Homeless Services and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, BRC's Transit Homeless Outreach staff members operate throughout the transit system 24 hours a day. Through this program, which BRC has operated since 2005 and significantly expanded in 2014, BRC provides outreach and case management services to humanely assist homeless individuals to permanently relocate from MTA properties. The program serves the New York City metropolitan area, including the boroughs of Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Clients of Transit Homeless Outreach are engaged and assessed with the goal of connecting them with housing and essential services.
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Sunday - Thursday; 12:00pm - 8:30pm
Supervision of day to day operations of subway outreach case management team and individual team members. Oversee engagement, assessment, placement and follow up of chronic or high profile homeless individual. Responsible for ensuring all clients on case load have up to date charts including psychiatric evaluation, narrative psychosocial, housing plan and application, and other components of clinical chart. Responsible for evaluating clients for possible removal under the Mental Hygiene Law section 9.58. Participate in the clinical management team, attend clinical meetings, case conferences and other meetings to present or discuss clients on case load. Additionally complete monthly reports and other reports as needed. Provide emergency CPR/First Aid or Overdose prevention protocol if needed. Related duties as assigned.
LMSW and be able to get 9.58 removal designation. Experience with homeless, street/subway homeless and MICA population strongly required. Supervisory experience preferred. Must have valid driver's license. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Bilingual preferred including, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Korean or other language.
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.
Full time employees receive a generous benefits package
Minimum Education Required