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Brooklyn Median Income is on the Rise, but Not Spread Equally

Since 2008, Brooklyn’s median income has increased by 14 percent, reaching $55,150 on average per household Brooklyn households have steadily increased their income since the recession in 2008, reported amNY. The wealth, however is not equally distributed. Since 2008, Brooklyn’s median ...

Case Management Training II

Help from a Colleague While Joy is getting up to speed as a Case Manager, the shelter residents are feeling the vacuum left from her promotion. An afternoon when Butler takes an approved extended lunch, Joy ...

Finally…A Case Manager

  The day has come after months of hard work, ostracism, and some good times: Joy is moving up! Joy loves Tuesdays and Fridays because she has the morning to herself.  She may take a tub bath, prepare pancakes, or ...

More to Come from the Shelter

  Getting Your Own Keys It's been quiet but rest assured, Joy, Flo, Helen, Stan, Big Cheez, and Juliette are still dedicated to the mission of bringing services to the clients at the shelter.  Bringing services ...

A Change in Status

Life in a Men's Shelter Joy is comfortable with the 'cold shoulders' she gets from her office mates, the appreciation from the clients, and growing comradery with the Case Managers.  Even the security officers are watchful when she ...

Seasonally Homeless

Life in a Men's Shelter My, my, my....the things humans adjust to.  The human condition is quite remarkable.  One day, someone is demanding that only Poland Spring bottled water be served to her. Another day, she's ...

Waving Our Flags on Memorial Day

Civil War Soldiers Joy is a lifelong learner and this morning she's going to get an important lesson while riding the bus to work. "Memorial Day...what is being memorialized on Memorial Day?", are Joy's thoughts as ...

My Blood in the Shelter

Anytime is a good time to reflect. Everyone has his road to walk.  Some walk purposely, while others walk aimlessly.  Sometimes it is divine order that paths cross momentarily to share a truth:  This big blue ...

Getting Fuller Invested

Home Sweet Home for Some There are many hoops a newbie may have to jump over before getting dug into a job. Some hoops are visible, others aren't. Today, Joy will learn an application that will ...

How to Avoid Making Bad Career Choices

By JP George While it may be tempting to live in the moment and not worry about what the future holds, it could be a poor way of making career choices. What might seem fun and exciting today could hold you ...

Two Distinct Lives, like Mason & Dixon

He's heading home A homeless shelter holds different personality types.  There are people living there due to fires and floods; others due to job loss; still others due to personality disorders.  The shelter is a microcosm ...

Keeping the Ship in Shape

Keeping Track of Expenses Any facility needs each staff member to their part to have a good outcome.  Good outcomes are gotten through planning and supervision. Stan the Operations Director sees it's time to bring the ...

Services, Services!

Life's Elements It's just another work day at the shelter providing s-e-r-v-i-c-e-s,  Big Cheez's mantra. A native of Chicago and another from Guinea are transferred to the shelter over the weekend.  At different times they approach ...

Resume Writing or Biographical Sketches

Men's Shelter Being the Vocational Program Coordinator means Joy contributes to the number of men that move out of the shelter by writing resumes that help get the employed.  These resumes also give some men new ...

Employment Opportunities in Brooklyn

Employment Opportunities: Jobs in Brooklyn

Employment Opportunities in Brooklyn Seeking employment? Here are five new opportunities posted this week within just a few miles from where you live: Red Lobster Host/Hostess Company: Red LobsterJob Title: Host/HostessJob Type: Full-time, Part-timeHours: Not SpecifiedLocation: 455 Gateway Drive, Brooklyn, NY 11239 ...

Employment Opportunities in Brooklyn

Employment Opportunities: Jobs in Brooklyn

Employment Opportunities in Brooklyn CRST Expedited Sponsored Class A CDL Training with Guaranteed Job Placement! Company: CRST ExpeditedJob Title: Sponsored Class A CDL Training with Guaranteed Job Placement!Job Type: Full-time, Part-timeHours: Not SpecifiedLocation; Brooklyn and Surrounding Areas Apply Now Speedway LLC ...

Almost Like Being on an Army Base

The Shelter in the Armory A homeless shelter is not a jail.  Residents may come and go within the shelter's rules.  So why do some clients act as if their on lock down?  As if....contact with ...

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