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Bowery Residents' Committee

New York,NY

12/3/2019

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This 200-bed shelter is designed for homeless men who are in need of job training and employment. Located at BRC's new Landing Road facility in the Bronx, this new shelter opened in January 2018. Similar to the Palace Employment Residence, the Reaching New Heights Residence provides temporary housing for a period of six to nine months. During this time, clients are guided through a structured continuum of treatment and training designed to give them the skills they need to address any substance abuse and/or health issues and to find and maintain permanent employment and housing. The Reaching New Heights Residence is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services.

HOURS:

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Thursday - Monday; 6:00am - 2:30pm

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepare, serve and clean-up after meals. Responsible for sanitation related to meal preparation. Assist with ordering and inventory. Responsible for proper storage of food and other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to read and write English. Minimum of two years experience cooking for groups of 20 or more preferred. Knowledge of NYC health regulations related to food service. NYC Food handler certificate required. High School diploma or GED preferred. TB clearance required.

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 BRC.org.

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