Assistant Director, Cornerstone Program (Brooklyn Sites)

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 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: Assistant Director

Reports To: Program Director

Location: Albany (164 Troy Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213)

                  Brevoort (280 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11233)

                  Stuyvesant Gardens I (214 Stuyvesant Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221)

                  Sheepshead Bay (3679 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11229)

                  Howard (90 Watkins St, Brooklyn, NY 11212)

                   Boulevard (726 Stanley Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207)

                  Penn-Wortman (895 Pennsylvania Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207)

                  Cypress Hills (475 Fountain Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11208)

                  Pink Houses (2702 Linden Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11208)

What the Assistant Director Does:

  • Improve teamwork among direct reporting staff as well as among peers.
  • Troubleshoot participants and direct reporting staff program problems and make decisions in accordance with program policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Work with direct reporting staff to improve work performance through participant feedback, training, and other appropriate mechanisms.
  • Administer constructive discipline to direct reporting staff, as needed.
  • Manage own time effectively and coordinate program activities to maximize time of direct reporting staff.
  • Review all documentation related to program’s progress for accuracy, completeness, and clarity.
  • Participate in administrative and staff meetings as requested.
  • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/semester/annual reports to CAMBA management and/or to funders.
  • May review and sign timesheets.
  • May prepare performance appraisals for direct reporting staff.
  • May prepare marketing materials for the program.
  • May reach out and market the program to the community in order to recruit clients.
  • May have direct participant service/program responsibilities in addition to the above.
  • May plan, coordinate and facilitate special events for participants and community members.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) and 2 years’ experience, or Bachelor’s degree (B.A., B.S.W.) and/or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Evening and Saturday hours required.
  • Must obtain Dept. of Health fingerprinting; doctor’s note certifying good health; proof of negative results from TB test; and State Central Registry (SCR) clearance.
  • Ability to maintain State Central Registry (SCR) clearance and fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
  • Must take S-95 test and obtain FDNY Certificate of Fitness within two weeks of hire.

Compensation: $43,000-$47,000 annually
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)
Benefits
: 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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