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Housing Specialist, Atlantic House Men's Shelter

Who We AreCAMBA 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 Atlantic House Men's Shelter located in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn serves 200 MICA (mentally ill chemical abusing) men. 

Position: Housing Specialist

Reports To: Director of Social Services

Location: 2402 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn NY ​​11233​

What The Housing Specialist Does:

  • 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.).
  • Develop curriculum to address clients' Housing and Independent Living related needs including, permanent housing search process and options.
  • Develop and facilitate a series of Housing Workshops.
Minimum Education/Experience Required:
  • Bachelor's degree and two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience.
  • Bi-lingual preferred. 

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to submitresumes@CAMBA.org and write "Housing Specialist, Atlantic House Men's Shelter​" in subject of email.​​

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.​

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