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Case Manager, Transitional Housing

Breaking Ground

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Case Manager, Transitional Housing

East Flatbush, 781 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America

Req #1923

Saturday, May 6, 2023

ABOUT US: - We believe that everyone deserves a home! Breaking Ground operates nearly 4,000 units of housing across New York City, along with housing in upstate New York and Connecticut. Supportive housing - affordable housing paired with services designed to help people maintain their homes for the long-term - is widely recognized as a proven and cost-effective solution to chronic homelessness.

But we didn't stop at providing housing. Breaking Ground's programs and services help people experiencing street homelessness - especially those who have been on the streets the longest - to come indoors. Through our Street to Home outreach program and transitional housing resources, we help people get, and stay, on the path to a permanent home.

Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, the Case Manager , Transitional Housing will provide case management services to people experiencing homelessness, some with mental illness and/or substance use disorders, in order to assist the individual in the transition to permanent housing. This position's schedule is Sunday-Thursday and it has a 35-hour work week.


  • Provide direct services to a caseload of approximately 15 clients, including conducting necessary assessments, benefits assistance, and other services necessary to support the client in achieving housing and recovery goals

  • Conduct psychosocial evaluations

  • Connect clients to psychiatric services

  • Connect clients to medical treatment and substance use treatment facilities when applicable

  • Obtain identification, public benefits , and other applicable income sources for clients

  • Meet weekly with clients to assess needs, encourage harm reduction, and develop service plans

  • Prepare all documentation for housing applications

  • Assist and counsel clients in the process of obtaining permanent housing

  • Maintain record keeping in compliance with agency standards as well as those of City and State agencies

  • Intervene in crisis situations

  • Escort clients to appointments when needed

  • Upon training, provide assistance with self-administration of medication consistent with Breaking Ground's policies and procedures

  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Two years of experi ence working with homeless adults and substance abuse issues preferred

  • Experience with harm reduction and motivational interviewing techniques strongly preferred

  • Strongly preferred : Valid NY driver’s license with a driving record in good standing and m aintaining a good driving record (as defined by the organization)

  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to learn new programs

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred

    Consistent with NYC’s mandate, all Breaking Ground employees, interns, volunteers and subcontractors are required to be in receipt of an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccination and provide a one-time verification of immunization as a condition of employment. Individuals that have a medical consideration or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that could prevent them from complying with the Vaccine Mandate may request a reasonable accommodation.

    Compensation: $24.73 - $24.73 / Per Hour

    Compensation: $45,008.60 - $45,008.60 / Per Annum


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Min Hiring Rate $24.73

  • Max Hiring Rate $24.73

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  • East Flatbush, 781 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America

Breaking Ground provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: May 07, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Brooklyn, New York
  • Salary: negotiable
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