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Administrative Assistant I, Atlantic House Shelter for Men

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 20,000 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 Atlantic House Men's Shelter located in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn serves 200 MICA (mentally ill chemical abusing) men. 

Responsibilities:​ 

  • Provide administrative and clerical support to ensure the smooth operations of shelter social services and other departments;  
  • Provide coverage/back-up for Receptionist (i.e., answer and screen incoming calls); 
  • Direct callers and general voicemail messages to the appropriate personnel; and 
  • Assist non-clerical staff with clerical work (i.e., data collection and data verification).

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.​
  • Proficient experience using Microsoft Office software and knowledge of databases.
  • Ability to type 45 words per minute.
  • Bi-lingual preferred. 
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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