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Assessment Specialist, HomeBase

​CAMBA's HomeBase Program is seeking an Assessment Specialist (Brooklyn location). CAMBA's HomeBase Program provides case management and essential services to at-risk individuals and families in Brooklyn and Staten Island to prevent homelessness.  Individuals and families receive services that help them overcome problems with public benefits, housing, education, health care and other issues that could impede their ability to maintain stable households.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Prescreen clients over the telephone for eligibility and schedule intake appointments
  • Conduct initial intake or assessment of clients and clients' families and/or periodic reassessments
  • Review all documentation establishing clients' eligibility for program and make file copies
  • Assist clients in completing all CAMBA intake applications and forms
  • Recommend and implement strategies to persuade clients to participate more fully in this process.
  • Input client data and client progress information into automated database, in compliance with funder's standards

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) and one year of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Familiarity with NYC public benefits and housing subsidies, experience in communicating and working successfully with people from a broad range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and ability to multi-task and adapt to change are highly preferred.

CAMBA offers a fulfilling, friendly, diverse work environment with competitive salaries, opportunities to grow professionally, and excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays annually plus 15 paid vacation and 3 personal days per calendar year after 6 months.

Please send resume and cover letter in MS word attachment to:

submitresumes@CAMBA.org

Please write "Case Manager I/ Assessment Specialist, HomeBase" in the subject line.

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