School Liaison, School-Based Early Support Program (ACS)

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’s School-Based Early Support Program is a collaborative initiative with ACS designed to empower families and promote children’s well-being within the school environment. This program offers a range of services and supports directly accessible to families through partnerships with local schools.

Position: School Liaison

Reports To: Program Director

Location: 955 Flatbush Ave 4th Floor Brooklyn NY 11226/ Hybrid Remote

What The School Liaison Does:

  • Lead outreach efforts to schools and collaborate with existing CAMBA youth development programs.
  • Proactively identify families who would benefit from preventive services.
  • Offer a flexible and culturally sensitive menu of support options designed to address family needs and prevent child welfare system involvement.
  • Facilitate the Triple P parenting program and develop other engaging school-based offerings (workshops, cultural events, youth events).
  • Provide ongoing support and mentorship to the Community Pathway Worker.
  • Collaborate with the Community Pathway Worker to understand families’ goals, values, beliefs, and cultural background.
  • Guide the Community Pathway Worker to develop and deliver support plans that empower families to keep their children safe and healthy in a way that aligns with their unique needs.
  • Facilitate access to resources and services within the community to strengthen families and promote well-being, ensuring the Community Pathway Worker effectively connects families with the support they need.
  • As the EBP Lead, you’ll also lead evidence-based parenting groups using the Triple P model, empowering parents with positive techniques to manage challenging behaviors and build strong relationships with their children.
  • Review case records with the Community Pathway Worker to ensure adherence to funder requirements and best practices in family support services.
  • Facilitate regular supervision sessions to discuss casework, professional development, and program implementation.
  • Ensure the Community Pathway Worker maintains accurate and complete documentation as required by OCFS, ACS, and funders
  • Conduct outreach activities (school events, information sessions, communication materials) to build relationships with diverse families across all 3 partner schools.
  • Collaborate with school staff to Identify at-risk families and educate school staff about the program.
  • Develop and deliver a minimum of 4 engaging school-based programs (workshops, cultural events, youth events) focused on parenting skills, financial literacy, social-emotional learning, and celebrating diversity.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • A Masters Degree (MA), Masters of Science (MS), or Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree
  • We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, and we may consider relevant experience in lieu of formal education requirements.

Other Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years of experience working with families and children in a community setting.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to convey respect, compassion, and empathy to clients.
  • Exceptional writing skills for clear, concise, and professional documentation, reports, and communication with various stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working knowledge of relevant databases and case management systems (a plus).
  • Commitment to cultural competency and anti-oppressive practice.
  • Strong understanding of student support services, including IEPs, 504 plans, and SEL programs.

Compensation: $63,000- $66,000 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)
Benefits
: 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.

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