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Subsidy Field Worker, HomeBase (Staten Island)

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 HomeBase Program in Staten Island is seeking a part-time Subsidy Field Worker to work 25 hours/ week, M-F from 9am-2pm.

CAMBA's HomeBase Program provides case management and essential services to at-risk individuals and families in Brooklyn and Staten Island to prevent homelessness.  Individuals and families receive services that help them overcome problems with public benefits, housing, education, health care and other issues that could impede their ability to maintain stable households.

What The Subsidy Field Worker Does:

  • Utilize mapping data to coordinate and schedule home visits to maximum efficiency according to need and location.
  • Working as part of a team, conduct thorough and accurate housing walkthroughs in the community, documenting findings on the appropriate review checklist as per CityFHEPS guidance and/or as per HomeBase policies and procedures for Financial Assistance Requests.
  • Create, collect, maintain, and track detailed electronic and paper files, as needed.
  • Participate in case conferences with Case Managers, as necessary. 
  • Assist Case Managers with pre-clearance requests; follow up regarding repair or other issues revealed during the walkthrough, and any other support tasks as needed.
Minimum Education/Experience Required:
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.
  • Teamwork, good judgement, excellent communication and time management skills, ability to build rapport quickly, and strong attention to detail are essential.

Since 1977, CAMBA has helped New Yorkers transform their lives by providing holistic programs to individuals, families and communities. CAMBA takes a comprehensive approach to helping individuals, families and communities thrive, offering integrated programs in: Economic Development, Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. Our programs build inclusive communities where New Yorkers have the support they need to reach their full potential.

Please send resume and cover letter in MS word attachment to:

Please write "PT Subsidy Field Worker - HomeBase" in the subject line.

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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