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Human Resources Assistant, Human Resources Department

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 20,000 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 Human Resources (HR) Department manages all aspects of human resources and administrative functions such as onboarding, employee benefits, compensation, recruitment, interviewing, hiring new staff in accordance with all regulatory policies and requirements, and performance measurement/appraisal.  The Human Resources Department's goals are to enhance employee morale and productivity, limit job turnover, effectively use employee skills/knowledge/abilities, provide training and development opportunities to improve those skills, and increase employees' job satisfaction. 

The Human Resources Assistant facilitates and provides professional and/or administrative support to maximize efficiency within the Human Resources Department, primarily supporting CAMBA's HR Talent Management team.


  • Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions.
  • Completes verification of employment by preparing letters and forms as requested by employees/employers.
  • Files documents into appropriate employee files and conducts routine audits to ensure compliance.
  • Performs a variety of HR administration tasks including data entry, ordering and tracking supplies, and assists in the preparation for new employee orientation.
  • Tasks may be modified, expanded and/or assigned at any time.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in HR or related field and/or equivalent experience.
  • Able to abide by strict ethical standards; maintain integrity, objectivity and confidentiality at all times.
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices.
  • Effective HR administration and people management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details. 

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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