Safety Monitor
Henry Street Settlement
 New York, NY

Requisition Number: SAFET01296

Third Street’s Transitional Housing Facility provides homeless women with mental illness and/or substance abuse assistance in obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. The Housing First/Harm Reduction Model is used to engage people who otherwise may not accept services. The multidisciplinary Third Street staff works collaboratively with the residents on their recovery, and housing goals. Staff receive extensive training in Evidence Based Practices including Motivational Interviewing, Wellness Self-Management and Behavioral Treatment Interventions for substance abuse.


High School Diploma or equivalent

2 years related experience

Good interpersonal, engagement and organizational skills

Good written and verbal communications skills

Ability to work in a fast paced environment, maintain composure in stressful situations, and work closely with a clinical team

Experience with homelessness or mental health

Bilingual English/Spanish a plus


The Safety Monitor is responsible for ensuring the overall security of the site, staff and clients by performing the following duties:

Security Activities

Monitor and provide access control facility using electronic security systems

Respond to fires and fire alarms

Respond to unauthorized entries or exits

Review security camera footage as needed

Conduct foot patrols; check egresses; ensure roof, doors, windows and inventory are secure

Report and document incidents as required

Client-related Activities

Proactively outreach and engage residents

Provide supplies to clients on intake and as needed

Document client and program information in program log, CAREs database and participants record

Participate in maintaining a therapeutic environment by communication and collaboration with other staff

Certification/Licensure required within 3 months of hire:

NYS Security Guard License

First Aide/CPR certificate

New York Fire Department Certificate of fitness as fire guard or fire coordinator

Food Handlers Certificate