Sign In
Beacon Director, PS 164

Who We Are: CAMBA 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 Cornerstone Program:  CAMBA administers services at  4 Beacon Community Centers across Brooklyn. All Beacon programs are run in partnership with other community organizations to provide education, recreation, cultural activities, health information and screenings, youth leadership and social services to the neighborhood's students, their families, and other residents. Activities and services are available after school, evenings and on weekends.

Position: Program Director

Reports To: Senior Program Director

Location: 4211 14th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 1219 

What The Beacon Director Does:  

The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to ensure the smooth day-to-day running and supervision of program-related staff and services in accordance with all program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • 5 years experience in a youth program of comparable size
  • 2 years in a supervisory/managerial position
  • Bachelor's degree; OR 18 credits completed in education/a related field; OR a certificate in Youth Studies and two years of applicable experience.
  • Or the following minimum requirements of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS):
  • Associates degree in child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation or a related field AND two years direct expierence working with children under the age of 13 years, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity
  • New York State Children's Program Administrator Credential AND two years direct expierence working with children 13 years, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity.
  • School Age Child Care Credential AND two years direct expierence working with children 13 years, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity.
  • Two years of college with 18 credits in child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation or a related field AND two years direct expierence working with children 13 years, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity.

Other Requirements:

  • Evening and Weekend hours required.
  • Must obtain the dollowing clearances:
    • The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Sex Offender Registry (SOR),
    • The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).
    • The New York City Department of Education (DOE)
    • The New York State Central Registrar (SCR)
    • The New York State Staff Exclusion List (SEL).
    • Criminal History Review
  • Ability to maintain clearance of the above throughout the duration of employment.
  • Must take S-95/F-07 test and obtain FDNY Certificate of Fitness within two weeks of hire.
  • Must participate in 5 hour Foundations in Health and Safety and, Mandated Reporter trainings ​

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to submitresumes@CAMBA.org and write "Beacon Director" 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.​




back to Careers