Virtual Interview for a Security Counselor Position on Friday, July 31st!
Bowery Residents' Committee

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Post Date: Jul 24, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $34,366 ($17.62/hour)
Location: US - New York - New York
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Friday, July 31st!


BRC's Casa de Los Vecinos is a transitional community residence targeting formerly homeless clients who are either mentally ill or dually diagnosed as mentally ill and chemically addicted. Funded and licensed by the NYS Office of Mental Health with additional funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Casa de Los Vecinos is located on Manhattan's Lower East Side and has a capacity of 32 beds. The mission of the program is to provide a safe and supportive environment where residents take part in 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, medication monitoring, daily skills training and recreational activities.


Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Saturday; 11:30p - 8:00a, Sunday - Wednesday; 3:00p - 11:30p


Patrol residence and report any observations leading to loss or damage of property. Monitor resident activities and act to restore order if needed. Make out reports as required. Act as escort for residents. Screen calls and visitors. Prepare the following as needed: laundry schedule, census update, case assignments, roll call sheet, and client probation list. Help maintain transition and facilities logs. Monitor roll call sheet. Wake clients in the morning. Make periodic inspections of clients' rooms. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.


HS diploma/ GED required, some college preferred. One year of experience was a security guard or counselor for the mentally ill. Bilingual, Spanish/ English preferred. Valid drivers' license preferred. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.


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

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