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Bowery Residents Committee Housing Specialist - 13-12 Beach Channel Dr in Queens, New York



Assist clients in securing entitlements, establish and monitor savings accounts, prepare clients for housing interviews and arrange housing appointments. Coordinate entitlement for clients. Provide case management services for caseload. Generate weekly internal reports and compile data for funding source reports. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.


Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

  • Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm


Experience in processing housing applications, such as: NYCHA, Section 8, and NY/NY required. Significant experience working with clients on the issues of homelessness, addictions, mental illness, entitlements and housing. Demonstrable writing, communication and group facilitation skills. Computer proficiency required. BA/BS preferred. Some college and work experience may be substituted in lieu of a four-year degree. Bi-lingual (English/ Spanish) preferred. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.

*Vaccination preferred but not required.

MAKE AN IMPACTAre 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.


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, 12 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.