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
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.
BRC Homeless Outreach works with homeless individuals on the
streets and in transportation hubs of Manhattan to motivate them to
accept services that will get them off the streets both initially
and for the long term. To achieve housing for our clients, the BRC
Homeless Outreach team builds trust with each individual, breaks
down resistance to services, and remains determinedly focused on
identifying appropriate and acceptable placements for our clients.
The program operating with funding from the NYS Metropolitan
Transportation Authority, Amtrak, the East Midtown Partnership and
the Downtown Alliance
Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Various Schedules Available
Responsible for direct supervision of outreach staff on shift.
Consult with the Outreach Supervisor to ensure coordination of
services. Coordinate deployment of teams, develop outreach
approaches, and oversee referrals and referral resources. Manage
data collection and reporting from the team. Ensure team and client
safety. Perform treatment planning and other responsibilities
required of Outreach Specialists. Provide emergency first aid/CPR
or overdose prevention protocol assistance when needed. Related
duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree required and at least one year of direct
outreach experience in working with the homeless and/or mentally
ill and substance-abusing populations. Will consider an Associate's
Degree with two years of direct outreach experience working with
the homeless and/or mentally ill and substance abusing populations.
Will also consider at least 3 years of direct outreach experience
and at least 1 year of case management experience. Must have valid
state drivers license. Basic computer literacy required. Must have
valid state driver's license. Ability to speak Spanish desirable.
CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in
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,
- Competitive health and dental plans, with coverage is available
for your spouse, domestic partner, and dependents.
- A minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation, 11 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
- Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are available so employees
can set aside pre-tax dollars for healthcare, transit and