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Bowery Residents Committee Assistant Director (Overnight Operations) - 315 West 35th Street in Manhattan, New York

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for overseeing the overnight operational component of Transit Outreach program, including working with Program Director and managers to develop/design and implement comprehensive outreach plan at the program and day to day level. Supervise a team of supervisors in meeting goals established within the outreach plan, as well as by contractors and partners. Represent program to sister BRC programs, as well as contractor and partnering agencies. Assist in managing data collection as required to meet reporting and clinical service needs. Ensure all required reports are generated, reviewed and delivered in timely manner. Assist in developing and maintaining training program for front line staff. Share 24-hour on-call responsibility. Provide emergency CPR/First Aid or Overdose prevention protocol if needed. Related duties as assigned.

HOURS:

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

  • Monday - Friday; 11PM – 7:30AM

QUALIFICATIONS:

LMSW preferred. Bachelors degree required. Significant amount of homeless outreach experience with a operational responsibilities. Strong supervisory experience in a homeless outreach setting. Must have an understanding of issues related to homelessness, have strong leadership skills and clinical skills, with strong critical thinking skills in fast paced environment with the ability to address multiple issues and challenges concurrently. Must have a valid state driver's license. Basic computer literacy required. Bilingual preferred including, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Korean or other language. CPR training certification or willingness to take training.

*Vaccination preferred but not required.

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 self-sufficiency, and restoring hope and dignity.

Each and every BRC staff member makes heroic contributions to our city, providing vital services in times of crisis and need. Through our commitment to employee wellbeing and development, BRC provides a workplace where staff can achieve their goals, make a difference with our clients, and grow personally and professionally. BRC is committed to a safe and healthy workplace: we provide PPE to all employees and enforce temperature monitoring and physical distancing best practices across our programs.

Today, we have over 1000 full-time, part-time, and per-diem positions located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Come and learn why 95% of BRC employees report that they would recommend BRC as a good place to work, and join us in building a more caring and compassionate city.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

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

BENEFITS

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:

  • Competitive health and dental plans, with coverage is available for your spouse, domestic partner, and dependents.

  • A minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation, 12 paid holidays, and additional paid sick and personal time. A 403(b) pension plan with a matching benefit paid by BRC.

  • Tuition assistance and many training opportunities for career development.

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are available so employees can set aside pre-tax dollars for healthcare, transit and childcare.

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