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Bowery Residents' Committee, Inc.

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BRC maintains nearly 375 supported apartments throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx through the HomePlus program. These apartments are dedicated for formerly homeless individuals with a history of mental illness and/or substance abuse.

Our staff at BRC HomePlus would love to have additional relief with basic office duties. Whether you have a background as an admin assistant, or you are looking to develop the basic skills, we can put you to work. Help with filing, photocopies, answering the phone, assembling intake packets and more. This activity must take place during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. Whether you are available one afternoon or morning, if you have a few hours to spend once per week or more, we will use your time wisely. Get in touch!

PLEASE NOTE: In order to insure the integrity of the BRC volunteer program, as well as the well being of the clients we service, all interested parties must complete a New Volunteer Registration form and attend an orientation, prior to receiving an assignment. Apologies, but we are unable to accept walk-ins.

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About Bowery Residents' Committee, Inc.

Location:

131 West 25th Street, 12th floor, New York, NY 10001, US

Mission Statement

We believe that human relationships are as important as physical environment to solving the challenges faced by the people we serve. By recognizing that each of our clients has unique needs and strengths, and by treating each person with dignity and respect, and expecting the same in return, we are able to successfully empower those we serve to achieve and maintain a healthier and more independent life. We do this by listening, by meeting people where they're at, and by empowering them to be a force of change in their own lives.

We do our work holistically, with the goal of making a lasting and positive impact in the lives of the people we serve and the communities in which we work, and we believe in regularly measuring and evaluating ourselves to know whether we have succeeded, and why.

We recognize the potential our work has to not only transform the lives of those we serve, but the society in which we live, and believe it is our responsibility to use the collective experience of our work to inform the public discourse.

We believe that people succeed when they work together. Our clients succeed when our staff and programs partner together, and BRC succeeds when we work collaboratively with all our peers: other providers, government, the private sector, our community neighbors, and the general public.

Description

BRC: Helping People to Reclaim Lives Lost . BRC is a leading provider of housing and services to thousands of New York City's neediest individuals. Offering a hand up, not a hand out, BRC asks one simple question: What can we do for you? BRC sees the potential in each individual it serves, and provides each the opportunity to find it. Whatever our clients may seek, BRC has it, 24/7/365: outreach to homeless people living in public spaces, drug treatment, mental health care, comprehensive medical services, vocational services, and supportive communities in which to live. More than 3,000 times in 2007, an individual in need said yes to BRC and walked through our doors; and nearly 2,000 times, a BRC client successfully graduated, and moved forward to reclaim their life. BRC succeeds by building trust with the people it serves; listening, and then acting, providing housing - both temporary and permanent - to over 800 individuals daily, and services through 24 programs located throughout New York City. Building trust takes time, and a compassionate, dedicated staff of almost 500 employees and 300 volunteers that persevere 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year, never giving up. And neither do our fellow New Yorkers, who called the BRC Homeless Helpline over 13,000 times last year.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

BRC HomePlus357 East 145th StreetBronx, NY 10454

(40.81405,-73.9206)
 

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flex hours but only between 9am and 5pm, M-F

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