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Community Technician (Multiple Postions!!)

Location:New York, NY
Salary Range:$30,772 ($15.78/ hr)
Benefits:Full time employees receive a generous benefits package
Employment Type:Full Time
Program:Jack Ryan Residence
Description:The Bowery Residents’ Committee (BRC) will be hosting a Career Day event in October to recruit staff for our 200-bed shelter in the Chelsea section of Manhattan.

BRC offers a healthy work environment and an excellent benefits package (See below). In a 2010 survey, 93% of our employees said they would recommend BRC as a good place to work.


About BRC
For the past 40 years, BRC is where people change their lives. We are one of New York City’s largest and most comprehensive social services agencies. We house over 1,500 people daily, and serve nearly 9,000 individuals annually. We help the neediest of New Yorkers overcome the challenges in their life – addiction, physical and mental illness, histories of unemployment, incarceration and homelessness – and empower those we serve to reclaim their dignity, self-confidence and independence. BRC is where people come to change their lives, and our programs and staff enable that change to happen. Our guiding philosophy is to offer a hand-up, not a hand-out; helping people to help themselves and thereby helping them achieve lasting solutions.

We operate 27 programs throughout New York City, including outreach programs, residential and outpatient treatment programs for mental illness and substance abuse, and permanent and transitional housing. BRC employs nearly 700 full-time and part-time employees.
Duties:DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Community Technicians will be assigned to work at an Upstairs Post in the shelter and/or at the Front Door Operations Post in the lobby and will be responsible for maintaining safe and sanitary conditions at the 25th Street site.


Responsible for monitoring residential program for mentally ill homeless men. Conduct rounds of the facility to ensure that it is safe and orderly. Perform crisis intervention with clients when needed. Maintain written documentation. Serve meals. Inventory supplies. Escort clients and assist them with ADLs. Help to maintain an orderly and clean facility. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.


Evenings and overnights shifts

High School diploma or GED required; Experience working with MICA/homeless population preferred; Basic Computer literacy required and good oral and written communications skills needed. Bilingual preferred. NYC Fire Safety Coordinator Certification and CPR Certification a plus. Willingness and ability to pass tests to acquire CPR and Fire Safety Credentials required.

Qualifications:What are the benefits at BRC?
Full time employees receive a generous benefits package: Employees can choose from 3 different health/dental plans. Coverage is available for your spouse, domestic partner, and dependents. In addition, employees receive a minimum of 3 weeks annual paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, and additional paid sick and personal time. To encourage our employees to save for retirement, we offer a 403(b) pension plan with a matching benefit paid by BRC. Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are available so employees can set aside pre-tax dollars for healthcare, transit and childcare. We also offer tuition assistance and many training opportunities for career development.





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