Program Assistant, CAMBA’s Scattered-Site Housing Program

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 Scattered-Site Housing Program 270 sublets 270 units to HIV/AIDs Services Administration eligible clients throughout Brooklyn and Queens. The program is split between two components – case management and operations. Case management handles the day to day with clients in a more clinical sense by helping them to achieve goals and overcome barriers, while operations handles all the physical aspects of the apartments, such as moves, leases, and repairs.

Position: Program Assistant

Reports To: Program Manager

Location: 19 Winthrop Brooklyn NY, 11225


What The Program Assistant Does:

  • Conduct bi-annual (or as needed) chart reviews to ensure that all program documentation is filed properly, current and up to program standards.
  • Maintain & Order office supplies for the Program and inventory.
  • Document preparation; create all new client documentation prior to acceptance or internal moves, and create new charts prior to client’s full acceptance into the program.
  • Take meeting minutes/notes.
  • Maintain client data documentation by tracking client’s HIV/medical updates in a spreadsheet for quarterly reports, income for monthly billing reports, and preparation of any upcoming Occupancy Agreements/Tenant Bill of Rights
  • Maintaining the programs database such as the shared document drive and scan and upload documents within the Shared Medical Report Drive
  • Compliance maintenance such as track upcoming lease renewals to update program documentation (Occupancy Agreements, Tenant Bill of Rights, HOPWA Rent Calculator) to ensure program compliance with funder requirements.


Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or higher preferred.
  • Sufficient education and technical expertise: to comprehend written and oral instructions (work orders); basic math to accomplish maintenance tasks; and to document accomplished tasks.

Other Requirements:

  • Two years of relevant experience, preferably in a mid-sized (250+ employees) organization.
  • Good written & verbal communication.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Bilingual Skills preferred.

Compensation: -$40,000 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)
: 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.