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Supervisor I (Recreation), The Kings Inn Family Shelter

CAMBA’s The Kings Inn Family Shelter is funded by New York City Department of Homeless Services and offers families a supportive, structured therapeutic, safe, and drug-free facility.  It provides comprehensive case management services to 100 families who are in a transitional residence program for homeless families.  The two story facility has rooms of various sizes, common areas and provides on-site security and social services. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to ensure the smooth day-to-day running and supervision of recreational program staff and services in accordance with program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols; including the following:

    • Organize and lead recreational/ADL activities to enhance the social development of individual group members.
    • Facilitate and/or teach physical education, arts, music, or drama.
    • Plan and organize activities to maximize program contract's goals and performance targets.
    • Plan and organize activities within the facility and the community including volunteers, to maximize the program contract's goals and performance targets.
    • Plan, coordinate and facilitate social/peer support events, including group facilitation for clients.
    • Design and produce aesthetic visuals for public spaces of the shelter which reflect cultural, seasonal and programmatic themes.
    • Maintain and post a weekly and/or monthly calendar of all client programmatic activities occurring internally and externally.
    • Input client data using the DHS CARES database, as needed.
    • Troubleshoot client and direct reporting staff problems and make decisions in accordance with program policies, procedures, and protocols.
    • Work with direct reporting staff to improve work performance through client feedback, training, weekly documentation of one-on-one supervision of staff.
    • Overcome resistance to change from clients, direct reporting staff, and supervisors/funders.
    • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/semester/annual reports to CAMBA management and/or to funders.
    • May reach out and market the program to the community in order to develop additional resources for the program.
    • ​Task may be modified, expanded and/or assigned over a period of time.​


Bachelor's degree (e. g., B.A., B.S.W.) and/or equivalent experience.  


Must sign NYC DOH/MH attestation stating that candidate has not been the subject of a founded child abuse report.​
Bi-lingual Preferred

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