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Case Manager II, NY/NY III Scattered Site Housing Program Population II and III

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. 

NY/NY III Scattered Site Housing Program Option II: This program provides scattered-site supportive housing to 62 single chronically homeless adults (18 or over) who have a substance use disorder that is the primary barrier to independent living. NY/NY III Scattered Site Housing Program Population III: This program provides 61 units of scattered-site supportive housing to single chronically homeless adults (18 or over) who have completed a course of treatment for a substance use disorder and are at risk of street homelessness or sheltered homelessness and who need long-term transitional supportive housing to sustain sobriety and achieve independent living.   

Responsibilities:  

  • Review all documentation establishing clients' eligibility for program and make file copies.
  • Assist clients in completing all CAMBA intake applications and forms.
  • Create and maintain client files.
  • Conduct initial intake or assessment of clients and clients' families and/or periodic reassessments.
  • Work with clients to break through barriers to client goals and to assist clients in advocating for themselves and in moving toward self-sufficiency.
  • Recommend and implement strategies to persuade clients to participate more fully in this process.
  • Monitor clients' progress toward their goals via regularly scheduled telephone contact and/or face-to-face home and office visits, and document via progress notes.
  • Follow-up with clients and with referral organizations regarding client contact and progress with referral organization.
  • Recommend closing of cases in which clients have: (a) achieved primary goals and have maintained stability for a period of months; or, (b) have not demonstrated a willingness to participate in the process (lost-to-service); or, (c) have become ineligible for services (e.g. moved out of area).
  • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports.
  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate social/peer support events, including group facilitation for clients.
  • Act as client liaison/client advocate with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, housing, legal issues, etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (e. g., B.A., B.S.W.) and two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience. ​
  • Knowledge about, understanding of, and ability to work closely with, persons with HIV/AIDS and related issues.
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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