Recreation Coordinator, Flagstone Family Center

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 Flagstone Family Center provides comprehensive case management services to 160 families who are in a Tier II transitional residence program for homeless families. The facility consists of eight (8) four (4) story walk up apartment buildings on the east and west sides of the street. There will be two main entrances: one for the east side of the street and one for the west. Each building contains 20 apartments of varying sizes, each fully self-contained.

Position: Recreation Coordinator

Reports To: Director of Social Services

Location: 196 Amboy Street, Brooklyn NY 11212

What The Recreation Coordinator Does: The Recreation Coordinator will provide supervision to recreation program staff and services in accordance with program goals, targets, and performance outcomes. While working with clients and families to monitor progress and regularly input information into CARES database. Plan and organize activities within the facility and the community to maximize program contract’s goals and performance targets. In collaboration with the social service staff, work with clients to break through barriers to client goals and to assist clients in advocating for themselves and in moving toward self-sufficiency.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/ or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to obtain State Central Registry (SCR clearance, The Register of Substantiated Category One Cases of Abuse or Neglect aka Staff Exclusion List (SEL) clearance and Criminal History Information check via fingerprinting with New York Division of Criminal Justice Services prior to start of employment.
  • Maintain clearances throughout the duration of employment.
  • May be required to become First Aid/CPR certified.
  • May be required to become certified in overdose prevention.
  • Must obtain Annual PPD Test.
  • Bi-lingual preferred.