The Gathering Place is a Drop-In Center in Brooklyn serving 75 homeless men and women 18 years and older. The Center is open from 6am to 8:30pm / 7-days-a-week and provides a safe, sanitary, and stable alternative to the street. The Center uses an individualized and flexible approach to serve the hard-to-reach homeless population. Center services include: two nutritious meals a day; shower and laundry facilities; access to clothing, mail and telephone services; recreational activities; intensive case management services; benefits/entitlements assistance; and, comprehensive medical and mental healthcare services, including acupuncture, substance abuse counseling and treatment referral services. The Center's goal is to re-connect clients to treatment services and assist in their transition to temporary shelter and/or permanent housing. CAMBA's operation of the Park Slope Women's Shelter, Broadway House Women's Shelter and the Atlantic Avenue Men's Shelter facilitates a smoother and easier access to the shelter system for those homeless individuals reluctant to enter the shelter system via the standard shelter assessment facilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected to ensure the smooth day-to-day running, coordination and supervision of all case management staff, clinical services, and Recreation programming and activities in accordance with all program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols; including the following:
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Master's degree (M.A., L.M.S.W.) and three years of applicable experience. (A license is required of these Master's Degrees: Social Work (LMSW or LCSW), Mental Health Counseling, Counseling/Guidance, Art Therapy).
Ability to be on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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CAMBA is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this document may be reached by persons using TTD/TTY equipment via the New York State relay number 1-800-662-1220.