**Great for new graduates (Associates or Bachelors) and/or those with 2 + years experience in direct service! Must have valid driver's license or be willing to obtain one!**
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
Evening and Overnight Positions Available
3pm-11:30pm and 11pm-7:30am
Responsible for providing direct outreach, escort, and referral services for all homeless individuals encountered in the field during their shift. Also responsible for recording and maintaining accurate statistical data on all individuals approached and referred as well as case-record management of clients receiving longer-term services. Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health and substance abuse issues and gain a working knowledge of all available services.
Associates or Bachelor's degree however; demonstrated equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Must have strong interest in working in direct services to the homeless and/or mentally ill and substance abusing populations. Must have valid state driver's license. Good writing skills to provide an adequate written description of client interactions. Basic computer literacy required. Ability to speak Spanish desirable. Related duties as assigned.