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Breaking Ground Office Manager in New York, New York

Office Manager

Lee - Pitt Street, 133 Pitt Street, New York, New York, United States of America

Req #549

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

ABOUT US: - We believe that everyone deserves a home!Breaking Ground operates nearly 4,000 units of housing across New York City, along with housing in upstate New York and Connecticut. Supportive housing - affordable housing paired with services designed to help people maintain their homes for the long-term - is widely recognized as a proven and cost-effective solution to chronic homelessness.

But we didn't stop at providing housing. Breaking Ground's programs and services help people experiencing street homelessness - especially those who have been on the streets the longest - to come indoors. Through our Street to Home outreach program and transitional housing resources, we help people get, and stay, on the path to a permanent home.

The Office Manager is responsible for bookkeeping, which includes, but is not limited to, petty cash, check requisitions, and billing. Responsibilities also include scheduling, taking meeting notes, maintaining filing systems, writing letters and other correspondence, maintaining client data, and other office support functions. The Office Manager is often an important point of contact for building clients; the person in this position must have exceptional interpersonal skills.


  • Direct/answer client questions

  • Responsible for maintaining the petty cash, billing, check requests, and Metro cards

  • Maintain facility and staff activity calendars

  • Track vacations and attendance

  • Maintain client data

  • Keep an updated file of vendors, order and track supplies

  • Maintain filing system, office supplies

  • Answer phones, direct calls and messages

  • Attend meetings and keep notes

  • Coordinate events

  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • A minimum of two years related work experience

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Able to work with a diverse/special needs population

  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Must have exceptional written and verbal skills

  • Experience working with homeless/formerly homeless populations preferred

  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred


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  • Lee - Pitt Street, 133 Pitt Street, New York, New York, United States of America