Young Adult Career Advisor, 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: Young Adult Career Advisor

Reports To: Assistant Program Manager

Location: 196 Amboy Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212

What the Young Adult Career Advisor Does:

  • Serve as children and/or youth primary motivator and coordinator of program services.
  • Assist “at-risk” children and/or youth in eliminating barriers to education/employment.
  • Conduct initial assessment of participant’s family situations and needs (including academic and skill levels, basic skills, occupational skills, prior work experience, employability, interests, aptitudes, support services needs, family and medical history, and individual development needs.
  • Administer career inventory surveys and personality tests to determine best placements for participants.
  • Recruit volunteer professionals and arrange for participants to “job shadow” professionals to have a clear understanding of the world of work.
  • Assist parenting youth in researching and accessing developmentally appropriate educational and recreational opportunities for their children.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

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

Other Requirements:

  • Must sign NYC DOH/MH attestation stating that the candidate has not been the subject of a founded child abuse.

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.