Located on‑site in HRA Income Support Centers and Job Centers in Brooklyn, CAMBA's Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU) is targeted to 1,500 clients yearly at risk of becoming homeless, whose problems cannot be solved by the general Center staff. CAMBA's client advocates help clients stabilize their housing and financial situations by providing education and health service referrals, as well as advocacy and referrals to legal services that will help them resolve problems with government benefits and housing.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected to: (1) Serve as a client liaison with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, housing, social services, legal issues, etc; (2) assist clients in attaining their goals by identifying and locating community resources for clients and by making referrals to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High school diploma or G.E.D. and at least two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience.
Program is located in community-based setting. Client Advocates must be able to adapt to the culture and environment of the location.