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Program Manager, 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.
  • Communicate with peers in other CAMBA programs on issues related to client progress and best program practices.
  • Work with direct reporting staff to set staff performance targets in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Develop and document all program activities.
  • Interface with the Director of Housing Operations or the property management company to ensure the building is clean and operating efficiently.
  • Participate in start up activities including marketing and lease up, program development and implementation etc.
  • Access community resources for clients.
  • Ensure that all apartment vacancies are filled within 4-6 weeks.
  • Oversee all program operations and manage direct reporting program staff and their subordinates.
  • Develop and implement Quality Assurance measures to ensure quality service delivery to clients.
  • Ensure that all client files and program files are kept in compliance with CAMBA's and funder's standards.
  • Coordinate and supervise programmatic activities of direct reporting staff.
  • Observe direct reporting staff.
  • Conduct program progress reviews with staff.
  • Prepare, review and ensure the accuracy and timeliness of, contract reports and statistical information for both CAMBA management and funder use.
  • Analyze program and demographic data to make programmatic improvements.
  • Oversee onsite and organize offsite training opportunities for professional development of staff.
  • Confer with the Senior Program Director and/or other CAMBA management staff as needed regarding programmatic and personnel issues.
  • Complete incident reports when required 
  • Participate in staff/funder/outside agency meetings as requested.
  • Facilitate monthly community meetings with tenants/clients.
  • Review and sign time sheets.
  • Prepare performance appraisals for direct reporting staff.
  • Immediately report to the appropriate Senior Program Director any: monitoring visits or funders' events; significant events; any incident that might subject CAMBA to liability.​

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Social Work or a related field and 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
  • Experience with housing issues and working with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse issues, HIV/AIDS and other special needs.
  • Experience developing and facilitating groups.
  • Knowledge of supportive housing services operations.
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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