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Program Aide

Location:New York, NY
Salary Range:$28,539 ($14.63/ hr)
Benefits:Full time employees receive a generous benefits package
Employment Type:Full Time
Program:Lex Safe Haven
Description:Program Description: In January 2008, BRC launched its third new low-threshold transitional housing program, the Lex Safe Haven. Funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services, the Lex Safe Haven is aimed at moving long-term homeless people from church steps and other public spaces throughout the city. Currently, this congregate housing facility provides housing for up to 43 couples and single men and women. Similar to other low-demand BRC facilities, case managers at the Lex Safe Haven are focused on moving chronically street homeless individuals into permanent housing. Program participants are not required to maintain sobriety and do not have any curfew; the one requirement upon entering is that they actively work toward obtaining housing.
Duties:Provide administrative support to clinical team as needed. Monitor and report on client interactions. Responsible for making appropriate log book entries, assisting clients, serving food, emergency response and crisis intervention. Responsible for greeting visitors to the facility in a professional manner. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.

HOURS: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Wednesday - Sunday, 11:00pm 7:30am

Qualifications:High School diploma or GED required. Experience working with homeless preferred. Good writing and oral communication skills. Computer literacy preferred. Fire safety director strongly preferred. Must possess the ability to follow directions and work closely with others. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.

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