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Residential Aide I, Short-term Transitional Housing Program

Short Term Housing Program: CAMBA's Short Term Housing Program (STHP) provides 35 units of congregate and transitional housing to PLWHA who are homeless or at serious risk of homelessness.  There are 10 clients residing at CAMBA's congregate facility located at 23 Winthrop Street and 25 clients living in community apartments.  There are 7 families and 9 share units.  Program staff will ensure that all apartments are in close proximity to public transportation and accessible to other amenities such as health care, shopping, laundry and other necessary services.  STHP housing program provides a model of service that addresses the interrelated problems of HIV and homelessness. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

The person filling this position is expected to: 

  • Assist clients in the development of daily independent living skills through both individual and group Activities of Daily Living (ADL) sessions, including laundry, meal preparation and clean up, personal hygiene, shopping, and maintaining a schedule of activities
  • Maintain inventory of food and dry goods
  • Provide clients with an orientation of the facility, services and personal care items, upon arrival. 

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Participate in Department of Health Food Protection 15 hour Course, pass exam and become a certified Food Handler.
  • Must obtain Annual PPD Test.
  • May be required to become First Aid/C PR certified.
  • May be required to become certified in overdose prevention.

Bi-lingual preferred. ​


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