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Case Manager II (Housing), Puerto Rican Evacuee Assistance Program

CAMBA's Puerto Rican Evacuee Assistance Program is a New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) funded initiative with the goal of providing comprehensive case management services in New York to individuals and families displaced by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. These services will assist evacuees in identifying appropriate and affordable housing options, completing rental applications, obtaining assistance with move-in and furniture costs, and acquiring and connecting individuals and families to other resources.​

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to: (1) immediately formulate a plan and prepare clients for permanent housing placement; (2) engage individuals requiring social service assistance; (3) interview and evaluate clients, and formulate goals; and (4) locate and refer to appropriate community resources for clients; including the following:

  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and client confidentiality.
  • Practice Universal Precautions/Standard Protocol & Procedures.
  • Comply with any and all Federal, State, City and CAMBA security and privacy polices intended to protect the security and privacy of individually identifiable health information.
  • Serve as a liaison with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, housing, social services, legal issues, etc.
  • Assist clients in attaining their Housing related goals by identifying and referring clients to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA.
  • Conduct housing search efforts for each housing ready client referred (i.e., referrals to housing providers, contact landlords, search for apartment listings, etc.).
  • Assist clients in completing applications for benefits and entitlements (i.e., HCR Section 8), and may process applications on clients' behalf. 

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree (e. g., B.A., B.S.W.) and two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience.

​Other Requirements:

  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish.

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