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Senior Case Manager, CAMBA Gardens

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 GARDENS Phase I is a 209 unit supportive/affordable housing development located in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn.  CAMBA Housing Ventures (CHV), the housing development subsidiary of CAMBA, developed these units.  146 of these units are set aside for formerly homeless individuals and families.  117 units are for Population I individuals, chronically homeless single adults who suffer from Serious and Persistent Mental Illness or who have a co-occurring Mental Illness and Chemical Addiction (MICA). 15 units are for Population III individuals, chronically homeless single adults who have a substance abuse disorder that is the barrier to independent living and who also have a disabling clinical condition.  14 units are for Population V chronically homeless families, in which the head of household suffers from a substance abuse disorder, a disabling medical condition or HIV/AIDS.  CAMBA provides on-site case management and supportive services in addition to 24/7 security.

Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to: (1) aid individuals and/or families requiring social service assistance; (2) interview and evaluate tenants and formulate Independent living plans; and (3) locate and provide access to appropriate community resources for tenants; including the following:

  • Review all documentation establishing tenants' eligibility for program and make file copies.
  • Create and maintain tenant files.
  • Conduct initial intake and assessment of tenants and tenants' families' needs and periodic re-assessments.
  • In collaboration with tenants, prepare initial and periodic revisions of independent living plans including short-term and long-term tenant goals.
  • 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.
  • Work with tenants to break through barriers to tenant goals and to assist tenants in advocating for themselves and in moving toward self-sufficiency.
  • Recommend and implement strategies to persuade tenants to participate more fully in this process.
  • Monitor tenants' progress toward their goals via regularly scheduled telephone contact and/or face-to-face visits, and document via progress notes.
  • Participate in case conferences and facilitate case conferences in absence of Program Manager.
  • Follow-up with tenants and with referral organizations regarding tenant contact and progress with referral organization.
  • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (e. g., B.A., B.S.W.) and 2 years of applicable 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.​
EOE:
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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