Food & Restaurant
Cook PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: In August 2012, BRC opened its first assessment center
Salary: $17.27 per hour
Type: Full Time
Location: Greenpoint, Brooklyn,
In August 2012, BRC opened its first assessment center, which serves as a first point of contact for men entering the city
shelter system.Located in a newly renovated loft-style building in Greenpoint Brooklyn, this 200 bed dormitory style
residence is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services. BRC evaluates each individual who enters the program
and links them to the housing and services that best meets their needs. In addition, as a result of our continued dialogue
with DHS and community leaders, BRC has dedicated one dorm (20 beds) to street homeless men of the Greenpoint
community, an unprecedented commitment by the shelter system to provide a community-based strategy to respond to a
significant local need.
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Tuesday - Saturday; 6:00a - 2:30p
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.
Ability to read and write English. Two years experiencepreferred but not required cooking for groups of 20 or more.
Knowledge of NYC health regulations related to food service. NYC Food handler certificate required. High School diploma
or GED preferred. TB clearance required.
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 ishighly 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