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Program Director, CAMBA’s Cornerstone at Sheepshead Bay Community Center

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.

    CAMBA's Cornerstone Program:  CAMBA administers services at 9 Community Centers across Brooklyn. All Cornerstone programs are run in partnership with other community organizations to provide education, recreation, cultural activities, health information and screenings, youth leadership and social services to the neighborhood's students, their families, and other residents. Activities and services are available after school, evenings and on weekends.
     
    Responsibilities: 
    • Communicate effectively with clients, direct reporting staff, peers, supervisors, and funders.
    • Plan and organize program activities to maximize program contract's goals and performance targets.
    • Motivate, coach and counsel direct reporting staff to excel.
    • Improve teamwork among direct reporting staff as well as among peers.
    • Troubleshoot client and direct reporting staff program problems and make decisions in accordance with program policies, procedures, and protocols.
    • Work with direct reporting staff to improve work performance through client feedback, training, and other appropriate mechanisms.
    • Overcome resistance to change from clients, direct reporting staff, and supervisors/funders.
    • Administer constructive discipline to direct reporting staff, as needed.
    • Manage own time effectively and coordinate program activities to maximize time of direct reporting staff.
    • Monitor clients' progress weekly.
    • Review all documentation related to clients' progress for accuracy, completeness, and clarity.
    • Participate in administrative and staff meetings as requested.
    • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/semester/annual reports to CAMBA management and/or to funders.
    Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree; OR 18 credits completed in education/a related field; OR a certificate in Youth Studies and two years of applicable experience OR be able to be a Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) School Aged Child Care (SACC) License Holder.
    • Evening and Saturday hours required.
    • Must obtain clearance from the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Sex Offender Registry.
    • Ability to maintain DCJS Sex Offender Registry clearance throughout the duration of employment.
    • Ability to meet all of the OCFS and funder requirements.
    • Must take S-95 test and obtain FDNY Certificate of Fitness within two weeks of hire.
    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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