Receptionist, Cornerstone Programs (Stuyvesant Gardens)

Full Time

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City. CAMBA serves more than 65,000 individuals and families each year, citywide, including almost 13,000 youth. Our 180+ programs in over 100 locations improve the lives of a diverse cross section of New Yorkers. From homelessness prevention in Staten Island to supportive housing in the Bronx; from employment training in Manhattan to after school programs and college access in Brooklyn; from family shelter and support in Queens to increasing affordable housing across the city, CAMBA provides holistic services to help struggling New Yorkers stabilize their lives and become self-sufficient.

CAMBA’s Cornerstone Program: CAMBA administers services at 9 Cornerstone Community Centers across Brooklyn. All Cornerstone programs are run in partnership with other community organizations to provide education, recreation, cultural activities, health information and screenings, youth leadership and social services to the neighborhood’s students, their families, and other residents. Activities and services are available after school, evenings and on weekends.

Position: Receptionist

Reports To: Program Director

Location: Stuyvesant Gardens (214 Stuyvesant Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11221)

What The Receptionist Does:

  • Retrieve messages from general voicemail and forward to appropriate personnel.
  • Take or deliver messages or transfer calls to voicemail when appropriate personnel are unavailable.
  • Answer questions about organization and provide callers with address, directions, and other information.
  • Welcome onsite visitors, determine nature of business, and announce visitors to appropriate personnel.
  • Update appointment calendars.
  • Receive, sort, and route mail, and maintain and route publications.
  • Maintain fax and copy machines, assist users, send faxes, and retrieve and route incoming faxes.
  • Update site bulletin board weekly.
  • Maintain the professional appearance of the receptionist’s area.
  • Maintain package log and program papers
  • Order, receive, and maintain office supplies.
  • Create and print memos, correspondence, reports, program marketing materials, and other document when necessary.
  • Administer and track application forms.
  • Contact and schedule potential participants for assessments.
  • Organize and maintain filing system (i.e. – files must include waiting list, application forms, etc.).
  • Perform other clerical duties as needed, such as filing, photocopying, and collating.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Sufficient education (English-speaking, reading, writing, & math abilities) to comprehend oral and written information and to assist callers and visitors and staff.

Other Requirements:

  • Two (2) years of relevant experience, preferably in a mid-sized (250+ employees) organization.
  • Good written & verbal communication.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite.

Compensation: $16.00 hourly
When salary ranges are listed, the range would represent the low and high end for the applicable position & program. The salary offered would be based on various factors unique to each program and candidate. This includes but is not limited to experience, education, budget and/or program size, internal equity, skills and other factors that may be required for the position and organization.


Status: Full-time (35 hours per week)
CAMBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off (vacation, personal, and sick time), and paid holidays.

CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.

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