Pros: getting to do activities that i loved like photography, visiting museums, and attending sporting events.
Cons: clients with drug and alcohol dependancy, clients with mental illness.
Manage Computer Lab for clients living in a transitional housing unit.
Develop activities to occupy client including teaching photography, going on trips to museums, concerts and sporting events.
I learned not to develop personal relationships with the clients of this organization.
Management was very supportive of my efforts.
My co-workers were enjoyable – more... to work with.
The hardest part of my job was dealing with individuals suffering from mental illness, drug addiction and alcohol abuse without any formal training in social service. I was recommended for the position by the Assistant Executive Director of BronxWorks because of my caring operation of an emergency overnight shelter that received guests from BronxWorks. – less