LMSW Consultant, Family Shelters

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 operates six family homeless shelters funded by New York City Department of Homeless Services.  Each shelter offers clients a supportive, structured therapeutic, safe, and drug-free facility. CAMBA’s Flagstone Family Center provides comprehensive case management services to 158 families who are in a Tier II transitional residence program for homeless families.  CAMBA’s The Kensington Family Shelter provides comprehensive case management services to 64 families who are in a transitional residence program for homeless families.  CAMBA’s The Kings Inn Family Shelter provides comprehensive case management services to 100 families who are in a transitional residence program for homeless families.  CAMBA’s The Landing Family Shelter provides comprehensive case management services to 169 families who are in a transitional residence program for homeless families.  CAMBA’s Park Avenue Family Shelter provides comprehensive case management services to 63 families who are in a transitional residence program for homeless families. CAMBA’s Evergreen Residence provides comprehensive case management services to 51 families in a transitional residence program for homeless families.

Position: LMSW Consultant

Reports To: Senior Vice President of Family Shelter Services

Location: All work is to be done remotely via Zoom, phone, or utilizing a telecommunicating platform to engage the clients and work with the programs

What The LMSW Consultant Does:

  • Complete psychiatric evaluations that assess and diagnose clients for mental health, behavioral, emotional, or addiction disorders. Works closely with the different shelter teams to schedule and complete the psychiatric evaluation.  Weekly hours will vary depending on the need of the program.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) or Mental Health Counseling (LMHC),  License must be current and issued by NYSED.
  • Preferable 2 years of experience with administrating  and documenting psychiatric evaluations
  • Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with little direction. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information
  • Document and report on findings and outcomes with all client interactions
  • Strong computer skills
  • Display strong theoretical knowledge of psychopathology and appropriate treatment and provide appropriate referrals and follow-up when needed
  • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with the different social service teams at the shelters and with clients
  • Must be willing to travel to different site locations in different boroughs
  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish preferred

Compensation: $50.00 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: Consultant: Weekly hours will vary depending on the need of the program 

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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