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Case Manager I, Supportive Housing Residence

THIS IS A FULL-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION

 We are a non-profit agency that provides services that connect people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life. Since 1977, CAMBA has served more than 45,000 individuals and families by offering integrated services and programs in:  Economic Development, Education & Youth Development, Family support, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. CAMBA has helped more than 330 at-risk youth graduate from high school; provided job training and placement assistance to more than 1,300 unemployed adults; gave more than 700 low-income entrepreneurs technical assistance; prevented more than 3,000 evictions; and placed nearly 800 homeless adults and families into permanent housing.

 

97 Crooke Avenue (Reverend Dan Ramm Residence) is a building which was developed and is operated by CAMBA Housing Ventures (CHV), an initiative to develop affordable housing for persons with low income and/or with special needs living in Brooklyn and New York City.  97 Crooke Ave opened in March 2012 and provides 53 units of affordable/supportive housing building in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn.  CAMBA, Inc. is the on-site services provider at 97 Crooke Avenue. The social services staff is responsible for providing case management and supportive services to the 32 low-income individuals who are seriously and persistently mentally ill and who exited the shelter system.  The remaining 20 units are occupied by community residents, who may require some services, and a live-in super resides in the final unit.​


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide a full range of services to tenants enrolled in CAMBA's case management program from initial intake through the closing of cases including; providing assessments and reassessments, preparing independent living plans, escorting them to appointments and evaluating actual living conditions of tenants through home visits.
  • Assist tenants in attaining their goals by identifying and locating community resources for tenants and by making referrals to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA.
  • Recommend and implement strategies to persuade tenants to participate more fully in this process.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (e. g., B.A., B.S.W.) and experience working with the Seriously and Persistently Mentally Ill (SPMI) population, and/or equivalent experience.
  • Flexible hours may be needed occasionally to provide shift coverage until 8 pm.

 

Timeframe:

  • This is a full-time temporary position with the possibility of becoming a full-time permanent position.

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