Outreach Worker, CAMBA's Cure Violence Program

CAMBA's Cure Violence Program in Brownsville, Brooklyn​ works with 16 – 24 year old at risk youth who are or may have been involved in street violence, community residents, businesses and community-based organizations to implement Cure Violence: The Campaign to Stop the Shooting. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected to: (1) aid individuals and/or families requiring social service assistance; (2) interview and evaluate applicants for services, formulate service plans and goals, and aid participants to implement service plans; (3) locate and make use of appropriate community resources for participants; (4) evaluate actual living conditions of participants through home visits.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Equally at home conversing with gang members, community activists, law enforcement personnel, and public officials.
  • Subject to a criminal background check and random drug testing.
  • No pending criminal cases or prior convictions for sexual assault, child abuse or domestic violence or history thereof.
  • Strong knowledge of the Brownsville community.
  • Familiarity with Brownsville 73rd Police Precinct community challenges of teens and young adults there; strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including morning, evening and weekends as needed.
  • Must have understanding of, sensitivity and commitment to working with families of youth that have experienced gun related trauma.
  • Case Managers should be prepared for various outdoor weather conditions during their regular workday.

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