Residence Counselor
Bowery Residents' Committee

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Post Date: Jun 11, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $38,490 ($21.15/hour)
Location: US - New York
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Description
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Metropolitan Apartment Program (MAP) is a transitional housing program targeting formerly homeless clients who are either mentally ill or dually diagnosed as mentally ill and chemically addicted. Funded by the NYS Office of Mental Health and Medicaid, MAP comprises apartments in Manhattan and the Bronx for 87 clients who can function and thrive in a more independent living environment than a traditional community residence. The mission of MAP is to provide a safe and supportive environment where residents partake of rehabilitation interventions that will assist them in the attainment of their work, social and community living goals. A variety of services are available, including case management, substance abuse groups, money management, daily skills training and recreational activities.


HOURS:

Full-time, 35 hours per week

(Multiple Positions Available)

Tuesday - Saturday; 10:00a-6:00p
Sunday - Thursday; 10:00a - 6:00p
Salary starts at $37,490 ($20.59/hour) and increases to $38,490 ($21.15/hour) after the six-month probationary period.


DUTIES:

Daily visits to client apartments; teaching ADL skills, counseling and crisis intervention; reporting; meetings; readying apartments for clients; off hours client activities attendance. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

BA strongly preferred, but will consider several years of related experience in mental health field in lieu of BA. Supportive counseling, case management, ADL skills training, bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.

ABOUT BRC

BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers. With a $91 million budget and over 1000 employees, BRC has 29 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. BRC was presented with the Community Impact Award at the New York Housing Conference 45th Annual Awards, recognizing BRC's HomeStretch Housing project Landing Road. 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 BRC.org


Contact Details

URL: https://brc.applicantpool.com/jobs/149737.html