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Receptionist, Magnolia House Women's Shelter

​CAMBA operates five single adult homeless shelters and one single adult drop-in center, funded by New York City Department of Homeless Services.  Each shelter offers clients a supportive, structured, therapeutic, safe, and drug-free facility.  Homeless (often mentally-ill and substance-abusing) men and women are provided with comprehensive services to stabilize their condition in order to successfully transition into permanent and/or supported housing.  Specifically, CAMBA's Magnolia House located in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn serves 200 MICA women. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: (1) operate multi-line telephone system to answer and/or transfer incoming calls; (2) direct callers to appropriate personnel; and, (3) assist non-clerical staff with clerical work (i.e., data collection and entry).

Minimum Education and Experience:

The minimum qualification for this position is sufficient education (English-speaking, -reading, -writing, & math abilities) to comprehend oral and written information and to assist callers and visitors and staff. 

Other requirements: 

  • Ability to type 25 words per minute. 
  • Bi-lingual preferred. 

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