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Are you looking to make a positive impact on the lives of those in your community? At BRC, our staff help New Yorkers experiencing homelessness reclaim their lives by providing a hand up, offering opportunities for health and self-sufficiency, and restoring hope and dignity.
Each and every BRC staff member makes heroic contributions to our city, providing vital services in times of crisis and need. Through our commitment to employee wellbeing and development, BRC provides a workplace where staff can achieve their goals, make a difference with our clients, and grow personally and professionally. BRC is committed to a safe and healthy workplace: we provide PPE to all employees and enforce temperature monitoring and physical distancing best practices across our programs.
Today, we have over 1000 full-time, part-time, and per-diem positions located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Come and learn why 95% of BRC employees report that they would recommend BRC as a good place to work, and join us in building a more caring and compassionate city.
Located on the Lower East Side, Los Vecinos Apartments is a permanent SRO housing facility with a capacity for 35 formerly homeless men and women suffering from mental illness, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS. The program is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services, the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the NYC Human Resources Administration's HIV/AIDS Services Administration. In addition to providing permanent housing for its tenants, Los Vecinos offers a variety of services aimed at helping clients stabilize their health, maintain their independence and build a community of support among peers. These services include case management, referrals to medical facilities and assistance managing health conditions, medication monitoring, health education, psychiatric management, entitlement support and money management, recreational activities, assistance with activities of daily living and free meals.
Maintain cleanliness of interior and exterior of facility. Make repairs such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and some electrical. Responsible for preventative maintenance of heating/cooling and domestic water systems. Receive and store deliveries of maintenance/office supplies. Maintain inventory of supplies. Conduct weekly facility inspections. Lifting of boxes and moving furniture as needed. On call for emergencies, which may require early and/or late hours. Be a member of the fire safety team. Participate in fire drills. Related duties as assigned.
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Tuesday - Saturday; 8:00am - 4:30pm
Three years experience in building maintenance; experience in the trades is helpful. High school diploma or GED required. Ability to communicate in English. Bilingual–English/Spanish preferred. Valid driver's license preferred.
BRC takes the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees seriously. Employees are eligible for health insurance and paid sick time benefits immediately upon starting work. In addition, full time employees receive a generous benefits package, including:
- Competitive health and dental plans, with coverage is available for your spouse, domestic partner, and dependents.
- A minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, and additional paid sick and personal time. A 403(b) pension plan with a matching benefit paid by BRC.
- Tuition assistance and many training opportunities for career development.
- Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are available so employees can set aside pre-tax dollars for healthcare, transit and childcare.