Project Coordinator I, CAMBA College Bound 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.

PROGRAM(S)CAMBA College Bound Program will provide college access and information-sharing, and will synthesize and distribute pertinent college access information across CAMBA’s programs, including a monthly send-out of resources. The College Bound program will be the key point of contact for alumni from CAMBA’s Leading to College program as well as CAMBA’s Collegiate Express program, making personal outreach to individual students to support them in addressing any social, financial, academic, or emotional challenges they might have during their Freshman year of college.  The College Bound program will provide alumni with the intensive, tailored, and one-to-one support our students need to persist and ultimately thrive. Employees within the program will provide guidance through major program benchmarks, including admissions, FAFSA applications, enrollment, registration, matriculation, and financial aid filing. Additionally, the College Bound employees will work with students’ families to provide necessary services, alleviating students’ obligation to leave college in order to help their family.

Position: Project Coordinator I

Reports To: Supervisor II   

Location: 1957 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210

What The Project Coordinator I Does:

The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to ensure the smooth running and coordination of all services in accordance with all program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols and (1) research, curate, design, and distribute program materials and resources and (2) assist with planning workshops, trainings, and other program/community events

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A. or B. S.) in education, social work or a related field and/or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of related work experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and exceptional written and editorial skills.
  • Keen attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and a transformational mind.
  • Research and curatorial skills, a discerning eye, and the ability to package information in a way that is captivating, relevant, and digestible.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Canva. Graphic design skills are a plus.
  • Experience with, or strong interest in, college access work (including admissions, FAFSA applications, enrollment, registration, and matriculation).
  • Experience working with underserved populations.
  • Bilingual in Haitian Creole or Spanish preferred.
  • Must obtain Dept. of Education fingerprint clearance.
  • Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
  • Ability to adapt to the culture and environment of a non-profit and public schools.

Compensation: $20 an hour
Status:  Part-time (20hours per week)

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.

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