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Residential Aide/Administrative Assistant, Via Vyse Supportive Housing

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.   

Via Vyse is a building which was developed and is operated by Dunn Development Corp., a private developer.  Via Vyse is a newly constructed residential building located in the East Morrisiana section of New York City.  This new construction is approximately 102,000 square foot within a 12-story elevator building located at 1812 Vyse Avenue in The Bronx. The project has 121 residential dwelling units, one of which will be a superintendent's unit.  The unit distribution is 46 studios, with the remainder being one and two bedroom units. CAMBA, Inc. is the on-site services provider at Via Vyse. Sixty one apartments, 51% of the units in the building, will be master leased by CAMBA and will house chronically homeless single adults and families who, the head of households, are diagnosed with chronic health conditions. The remaining 59 units are occupied by community residents, who may require some services.

Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Practice Universal Precautions/Standard Protocol & Procedures.
  • Comply with any and all Federal, State, City and CAMBA security and privacy polices intended to protect the security and privacy of individually identifiable health information.
  • Assist with the teaching of physical education, arts and crafts, performing arts, music, sports, ADL or other recreational activities. 
  • Help plan, coordinate and facilitate social and/or peer support events for clients.
  • Organize, and co-facilitate group community activities.
  • Conduct independent life skills workshops to assist tenants achieve goals of self-sufficiency.
  • Assist Case Manager in reviewing all documentation establishing tenants' eligibility for program and make file copies.
  • Create and maintain tenant and program files.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, CAMBA staff, community members and funders.
  • Ensure that recreation facilities and equipment are used properly.
  • Provide administrative and clerical support to ensure the smooth operations of all departments.
  • Answer and screen incoming telephone calls.
  • Direct callers and general voicemail messages to the appropriate personnel.
  • Assist non-clerical staff with clerical work (i.e., data collection and data verification).
  • Copy, collate and file correspondence and various documents weekly.
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings, conference calls, prepare agendas, reserve and prepare meeting rooms/facilities.
  • Record, type and distribute minutes of meetings.
  • Enter data into automated management information system.
  • Ensure all agency forms, staff directory, and profiles are updated weekly.
  • Ensure that fax and copy machines are in working condition.
  • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports.
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
  • Experience developing and coordinating recreational activities that reinforce a client's desire to lead a clean/sober/independent life with a non-profit or other organization that services special needs or related populations.
  • 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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