Desk Clerk

Bowery Residents Committee

New York,NY


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:Opened in April 2018, the 135-unit The Apartments at Landing Road is a pilot program of BRC's Homestretch model an innovative solution utilizing surplus shelter income to subsidize affordable housing for extremely low-income individuals. The program offers 111 studios for formally homeless single adults for less than $500 per month. The remaining 24 units, funded by the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, are provided at 50% AMI (7 units) and 60% AMI (17 units) through lottery. All residents at The Apartments at Landing Road have access to BRC's Horizons Workforce Development Program.HOURS:Full-time, 37.5 hours per weekTuesday - Saturday; 3:00p -11:30pDUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:Monitor building entrance, make rounds to ensure security of premises, enter data into log book and answer phones. Light clerical work and filing. Communicate with residents regarding passes for visitors, sign up sheets for activities, and groups. Note incidents in log book, as well as email with daily/nightly reports to staff. Attend staff meetings and staff trainings. Interface with EMS, police, and hospitals. Learn fire response system and obtain Certificate of Fitness from FDNY. Provide emergency first aid/CPR and/or NARCAN assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:HS diploma or GED required. Good reading, writing and verbal skills. Basic computer literacy required. Experience with homeless population and crisis intervention preferred. 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

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