Program Manager, Via Vyse

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.

Via Vyse is a building which was developed and is operated by Dunn Development Corp., a private developer.  Via Vyse is a newly constructed residential building located in the East Morrisiana section of New York City.  This new construction is approximately 102,000 square foot within a 12-story elevator building located at 1812 Vyse Avenue in The Bronx. The project has 121 residential dwelling units, one of which will be a superintendent’s unit.  The unit distribution is 46 studios, with the remainder being one and two bedroom units. CAMBA, Inc. is the on-site services provider at Via Vyse. Sixty one apartments, 51% of the units in the building, will be master leased by CAMBA and will house chronically homeless single adults and families who, the head of households, are diagnosed with chronic health conditions. The remaining 59 units are occupied by community residents, who may require some services.

Position: Program Manager

Reports To: Senior Program Director

Location: 1812 Vyse Avenue, Bronx, NY 10460

What the Program Manager Does:

  • Manage one or more programs which require contact with internal and external individuals and/or the community.
  • Has understanding of all aspects of contract requirements and communicate this understanding to staff.
  • Communicate with peers in other CAMBA programs on issues related to client progress and best program practices.
  • Work with direct reporting staff to set staff performance targets in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Develop and document all program activities.
  • Interface with the Director of Housing Operations or the property management company to ensure the building is clean and operating efficiently.
  • Participate in startup activities including marketing and lease up, program development and implementation etc.
  • Access community resources for clients.
  • Ensure that all apartment vacancies are filled within 4-6 weeks.
  • Review and sign time sheets.
  • Immediately report to the appropriate Senior Program Director any: monitoring visits or funders’ events; significant events; any incident that might subject CAMBA to liability.
  • Tasks may be modified, expanded and/or assigned over time.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or a related field and 3 years of relevant experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Obtain “Criminal History Checks” (CHC) fingerprinting through the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs (Justice System).
  • Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
  • Experience with housing issues and working with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse issues, HIV/AIDS and other special needs.
  • Experience developing and facilitating groups.
  • Knowledge of supportive housing services operations.

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