Supervisor II, CAMBA’s Violence Prevention and Intervention Services (VPIS)

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 Violence Prevention and Intervention Services (VPIS) serve victims of violent crimes, domestic violence, sexual assault and/or those affected by violence.  VPIS provides clients with assistance in processing Crime Victims Board Compensation Claims; individual and group counseling; support groups, housing assistance, emergency assistance, advocacy, information and referral services; and access to a Brooklyn-based 24-hour (7-day a week) rape crisis counseling hotline.  Utilizing a family-centered and strength-based approach, teens, adults, seniors, immigrant women and their families affected by violence or facing potentially violent situations can also access a broad range of violence intervention, prevention and education services where they will demonstrate the ability to recognize, diffuse, and/or avoid violent situations.

Position: Supervisor II

Reports To:  Program Manager  

Location: 955 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226

What The Supervisor Does:

  • Provide individual counseling to victims of crime including domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Conduct mental health assessments and intake.
  • Assist with NYS Office of Victim Services Compensation claim forms and advocate on behalf of clients who have suffered financial loss or incurred medical expenses.
  • Provide follow up contacts and information/referrals for other services needed to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other crimes.
  • Facilitate a weekly support group for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Maintain case files and all necessary documentation in a neat, clear and concise manner.
  • Monitor participants’ progress regularly and milestones reached.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, direct reporting staff, peers, supervisors, and funders.
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers for CAMBA Rape Crisis Hotline.
  • Motivate, coach and provide clinical supervision to direct reporting staff encouraging excellence.
  • Improve teamwork among direct reporting staff as well as among peers.
  • Facilitate monthly team meetings.
  • Troubleshoot client and direct reporting staff program problems, and make decisions in accordance with program policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Work with direct reporting staff to enhance their work performance through client feedback, training, and other appropriate mechanisms.
  • Assist staff and clients to overcome resistance to change
  • Review all documentation related to clients’ progress for accuracy, completeness, and clarity.
  • Participate in administrative and staff meetings as requested
  • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/semester/annual reports to CAMBA management and/or to funders.
  • Monitor clients’ progress to ensure program outcomes are achieved.
  • Administer constructive discipline to direct reporting staff, as needed.
  • Manage own time effectively and coordinates program activities to maximize time of direct reporting staff.
  • May review and sign timesheets.
  • May prepare performance appraisals for direct reporting staff.
  • May prepare marketing materials for the program.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Licensed Master’s Degree of Social Work (LMSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor and two years of applicable experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • NYS Department of Health Rape Crisis Certification.
  • Two years supervisory experience required.
  • Experience working with victims of crime including domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Experience working with diverse ethnic and cultural communities.
  • Outstanding organizational, critical thinking and writing skills.
  • Proven ability to serve as a dynamic team leader.
  • Enthusiasm; creativity; initiative; and the ability adapt quickly to change.
  • Bilingual Preferred.

Compensation: $62,000-$66,000 annually
Status: Full-Time (35 hours per week), some flexibility with hybrid schedule of office and remote work.
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.

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