Assistant Program Director, Learning to Work-Transfer Schools and YABC

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, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive.  We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in:  Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth.  CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

The Learning to Work (LTW) at Young Adult Borough Centers Program will provide services to students, ages 17 1/2-21 that are over-aged for grade, under-credited, and have spent at least one year in another high school to earn a high school diploma and gain valuable vocational and life skills supports.  Using the Primary Person Model, each student will have a Young Adult Career Advisor who will: guide students towards removing barriers toward graduation, engage students in college preparatory activities, provide supportive services, and increase self-direction and self-sufficiency through meaningful career exploration experiences, including subsidized internship placements for 20% of the student population.

Position: Assistant Program Director
Reports To: Senior Vice-President   
Location: 1150 E New York Avenue 11212

What The Assistant Director Does:

  • Under general direction, direct and/or participate in a variety of related programs of the organization
  • Plan, develop, and coordinate services among all of the directed programs
  • Interact with funders on a regular basis

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) and four years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience. Master’s Degree preferred.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must obtain Dept. of Health, Dept. of Education fingerprint clearance; 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.
  • Ability and willingness to participate in field trips, requiring dealing with outdoor weather conditions during working hours.
  • Ability to adapt to the culture and environment of a public school.
  • Occasional Saturday hours required.

All CAMBA Education and Youth Development staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in compliance with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene requirements for DYCD-funded programs.

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