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Client Advocate/ Housing & Benefits, Family Residential Program

​Why CAMBA: Does your work change the lives of others? Does your work bring hope to the people you serve every day? If you join the CAMBA team it will!

CAMBA is a non-profit agency that provides a wide array of services to over 45,000 individuals and families across the five boroughs for over 40 years connecting people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life.

Every team member is DEDICATED to getting the job done, embraces DIVERSITY and is INNOVATIVE by listening to the communities we serve while developing creative evidenced based programs. Additionally, CAMBA prides itself in its INTEGRITY evident in our compassionate honesty with our clients while committing to QUALITY supportive services to our staff and clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:

  • 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.
  • Develop curriculum to address shelter residents' Housing, Independent Living Skills and Entitlement related needs including, permanent housing search process and options.
  • Develop a series of monthly Housing readiness workshops.
  • Provide individualized and group counseling on housing and entitlement related topics.
  • Establishing linkages with community-based organizations, realtors, brokers and landlords.
  • Assist case managers to escort clients to appointments (apartment viewings, public benefits, educational, medical, social service, etc.). 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience
  • Some schedule flexibility for weekends and/or evenings.
  • Bi-lingual preferred.
  • Must sign NYC DOH/MH attestation stating that candidate has not been the subject of a founded child abuse report.
This position is located in Fordham, Bronx.

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