Contract Manager, Refugee Services and Workforce Development

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.

CAMBA’s comprehensive Workforce Development and Refugee Services programs annually provide over 3,800 low income community members with employment, education, training, benefits access, and financial counseling services. CAMBA specializes in assisting those with special barriers to employment including low skilled workers, long-term unemployed, immigrants and refugees, highly skilled immigrant professionals, limited English speakers, formerly incarcerated, individuals in imminent danger of homelessness and trauma survivors. These programs are performance-based, and success is measured by meeting enrollment, employment placement, training, retention and case management goals

Position: Program Manager

Reports To: Program Director

Location: 2244 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226

What The Program Manager Does:

  • Keep current on program budgets, timelines, reporting requirements and restrictions, setting up systems to alert management regarding deadlines, compliance issues, etc.
  • Monitor spending against budgets, liaising with Fiscal Department and Funders.
  • Facilitate purchasing, RFH/CIS forms, etc. ensuring allocations are accurate and adjust with modifications.
  • In conjunction with Data Manager, track program performance against contract goals, reporting areas of concern to management.
  • Organize onsite and offsite training opportunities for professional development of staff in Refugee Services and Workforce Development.
  • Communicate with peers in other CAMBA programs on issues related to best program practices.
  • Coordinate and supervise programmatic activities.
  • Develop and document all program activities.
  • Oversee all contract operations.
  • Develop and implement Quality Assurance measures to ensure quality service and contract compliance.
  • Ensure that all program files are kept in compliance with CAMBA’s and funder’s standards.
  • Prepare, review and ensure the accuracy and timeliness of, contract reports and statistical information for both CAMBA management and funder use.
  • Analyze program and demographic data to make programmatic improvements.
  • Confer with the Program Director and/or other CAMBA management staff as needed regarding programmatic and personnel issues.
  • Participate in staff/funder/outside agency meetings as requested.
  • Immediately report to the appropriate Program Director and/or executive staff member any: monitoring visits or funders’ events; significant events; any incident that might subject CAMBA to liability.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A. or B. S.) and three years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience.

Compensation: $60,000-$70,000 annually
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.