Community Life Associate
The Bowery Mission is a holistic, Christian faith-based organization dedicated to serving people who are experiencing homelessness. The Community Life team oversees all residential programming, including emergency and short-term shelters, long-term residences, and transitional housing.
As a member of the Choose Help team, the Community Life Associate works collaboratively to create a safe, welcoming, and trauma-informed environment that fosters healthy relationships with God and others. Responsibilities include yet are not limited to the following: Welcoming and orienting guests and residents while modeling and coaching independent living skills, promoting healthy communication, overseeing resident program schedules, ensuring compliance with organization health and safety protocols, conducting hourly rounds and scheduled fire drills as necessary, submitting required reports in a timely manner, and working collaboratively with other organization departments to support program operations.
This is a full-time position with the following shifts:
SHIFT #1: Sun-Thurs, 11:30am-8pm (Friday, Saturday off)
Responsibilities include the following:
Welcoming and orienting guests and clients while modeling and coaching independent living skills, promoting healthy communication, overseeing schedules, ensuring compliance with organizational health and safety protocols, conducting hourly rounds and scheduled fire drills as necessary, submitting timely progress and incident reports, and working collaboratively with Choose Help, Make Progress, and Shared Services teams to support Day Center activities and meal services.
Reports to: Community Life Supervisor
- Embraces the organization’s Statement of Faith
- Must be legally authorized to work in US, we do not offer sponsorship opportunities at this time
- Highly relational with strong interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated ability to follow organizational protocols and provide accountability
- Growing understanding and application of trauma-informed care
- High School Diploma/GED or higher
- Strong conflict resolution skills
- Good email communications
- Basic computer proficiency
- Certified in Fire Safety (F-80 or F-02)
- Certified in CPR
- Valid driver’s license
- Certified in NCI – Non-Crisis Intervention
Salary: $19.23 per hour
The Bowery Mission
Contact Name & Contact Info
New York, NY
Description of Organization
The Bowery Mission exists to promote the flourishing of New Yorkers overcoming homelessness and marginalization by providing compassionate services and transformative community.
To be the most effective provider of compassionate care and life transformation for hurting people in the New York metro area.
Our Core Values
Every decision we make at The Bowery Mission is guided by our four core values.
1. Love Actively
We treat everyone with compassion, dignity and respect, seeking out those on the margins. We speak and act in a way that honors Christ.
2. Make it Better
We take stewardship of our time, talents and resources seriously. We give our best daily, working to be effective, looking for ways to continuously improve and advocating for opportunities for one another.
3. Respond to God’s Calling with Commitment
We stay prayerfully attuned to where God is leading, carrying out our work with a posture of service, humility and a perseverance that honors the Mission’s multi-generational legacy.
4. Anticipate God’s Intervention & Transformation
We seek to discern God’s wisdom and direction as we plan, and we keep our eyes on Him and expect miracles as we faithfully execute.
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