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Job Title


Housing Specialist


Company : CAMBA


Location : Bronx, NY


Created : 2020-05-30


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

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 Evergreen Family Residence is funded by New York City Department of Homeless Services and offers families a supportive, structured therapeutic, safe and drug-free facility. It provides comprehensive case management services to 51 families in a transitional residence program for homeless families. The five story facility has rooms for various sizes, common areas and provides on-site security and socials services to stabilize their conditions in order to successfully transition into permanent housing. Position: Housing Specialist Reports To: Director of Social Services Location: Bronx, NY, 10472 What The Housing Specialist Does: The person filling this position is expected to: under close supervision, to: (1) assist case managers by being a client liaison with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, housing, social services, legal issues, etc. housing and public benefits; (2) assist clients in attaining their Housing and Entitlements related goals by identifying and locating community resources for clients and by making referrals to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA. Minimum Education/Experience Required:???? + ? High school diploma or G.E.D and two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience. + Must 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 checks via fingerprinting with New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services prior to start of employment. + Ability to 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. + Bi-lingual preferred. + Must obtain Annual PPD Test. HOW TO APPLY To apply, email your resume and cover letter to: Specify the title(s) of the position(s) for which you are applying on the email subject line. If your resume appears to be suited to a current job opening, a program representative will contact you. CAMBA offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.