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.
King Gardens is a building which was developed and is operated by Dunn Development Corp., a private developer. King Gardens is a newly constructed residential building located on 211 Riverdale Avenue and the corner of Rockaway Avenue in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. The project consists of a six-story elevator building containing 66 residential units, with 65 units of rental housing and one superintendent’s unit. CAMBA, Inc. is the on-site services provider at King Gardens. Twenty apartments, approximately 30% of the units in the building, will be master leased by CAMBA and will house Population A chronically homeless single seniors, ages 62 and over, who are diagnosed as SPMI (seriously and persistently mentally ill) or MICA (mentally III and chemically addicted). The remaining 45 units are occupied by community seniors, who may require some services.
Position: Site Director/Program Manager
Reports To: Program Director
Location: 211 Riverdale Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11212
What The Site Director/Program Manager Does:
- 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 start up 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.
- Oversee all program operations and manage direct reporting program staff and their subordinates.
- Develop and implement Quality Assurance measures to ensure quality service delivery to clients.
- Ensure that all client files and program files are kept in compliance with CAMBA’s and funder’s standards.
- Coordinate and supervise programmatic activities of direct reporting staff.
- Observe direct reporting staff.
- Conduct program progress reviews with staff.
- Prepare, review and ensure the accuracy and timeliness of, contract reports and statistical information for both CAMBA management and funder use.
- Analyze program and demographic data to make programmatic improvements.
- Oversee onsite and organize offsite training opportunities for professional development of staff.
- Confer with the Program Director and/or other CAMBA management staff as needed regarding programmatic and personnel issues.
- Complete incident reports when required
- Participate in staff/funder/outside agency meetings as requested.
- Facilitate monthly community meetings with tenants/clients.
- Review and sign time sheets.
- Prepare performance appraisals for direct reporting staff.
- Immediately report to the appropriate Program Director any: monitoring visits or funders’ events; significant events; any incident that might subject CAMBA to liability.
- May interact with funders.
Minimum Education/Experience Required:
- Licensed Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related field and 5 years of relevant experience. (A license is required of these Master’s Degrees: Social Work (LMSW or LCSW), Mental Health Counseling, Counseling/Guidance, Art Therapy).
- 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) and Staff Exclusion List (SEL) clearance.
- Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
- As a Mandated Reporter, you must immediately report suspected incidents/cases of abuse and neglect to the Vulnerable Persons Central Register (VPCR) Hotline at 1-855-373-2122 and complete a CAMBA Incident Report.
- At least 2 years of experience in clinical supervision.
- 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
Compensation: -$65,000-$70,000 annually-
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.