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Residential Aide I, The Gathering Place Drop-In Center

The Gathering Place is a Drop-In Center in Brooklyn serving 75 homeless men and women 18 years and older.  The Center is open from 6am to 8:30pm / 7-days-a-week and provides a safe, sanitary, and stable alternative to the street. The Center's goal is to re-connect clients to treatment services and assist in their transition to temporary shelter and/or permanent housing. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:​ The person filling this position is expected  to: (1) Assist clients in the development of daily independent living skills, including laundry, meal preparation, personal hygiene, shopping, and maintaining a schedule of activities; (2) maintain inventory of food and dry goods; and (3) provide clients with an orientation of the facility, services and personal care items, upon arrival.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience​.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Participate in Department of Health Food Protection 15 hour Course, pass exam and become a certified Food Handler.

Must obtain Annual PPD Test.

May be required to become First Aid/CPR certified.

May be required to become certified in overdose prevention.

Bi-lingual preferred. ​​​

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