Coalition Intern, The Brooklyn YAS Coalition

Part 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 Brooklyn YAS Coalition is committed to creating community-level change that will reduce risk factors and promote protective factors that prevent substance misuse among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning/queer (LGBTQ+) and other youth in the neighborhoods of Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Wingate and Prospect-Lefferts Garden (Community Boards 9 and 17).  The coalition represents of a diverse array of members from different sectors that are invested in preventing or delaying substance use initiation among LGBTQ+ and other youth.

Position: Coalition Intern

Reports To: Program Director

Location: 1259 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn NY 11226

What The Paid High School Intern Does:

  • Help prepare for and participate in monthly coalition meetings by communicating with coalition members, developing agendas, and taking meeting minutes.
  • Help carry out activities in Action Plan by conducting outreach and education to schools, agencies, and businesses to promote coalition activities.
  • Helping recruit coalition members.
  • Participate in a social marketing campaign and distributing it in the community.
  • Creating surveys and focus group facilitation guides.
  • Conducting interview.
  • Doing community mapping.
  • Conduct care coordination activities, including linking LGBTQ youth to resources, following up with youth to check on status of linkage, and documenting services provided.
  • Participating in organizing community events.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Enrolled in Highschool.

Other Requirements:

  • Strong identification with LGBTQ+ youth community.
  • Ability to work in a diverse community setting.

Compensation: $20 per hour
Status: Part-time (10-15 hours per week)

CAMBA is a City contractor that provides services where employees can be expected to physically interact with members of the public. All CAMBA staff are subject to the City’s October 21, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, whether they have direct involvement with members of the public, or they support others who have direct involvement.

All new hires must provide proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons. If you are offered employment at CAMBA, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation is received and approved by CAMBA.