CAMBA's Justice Involved Supported Housing Initiative (JISH) provides 30 units of scattered site supportive housing to homeless individuals with a probable mental health illness and/or a substance use disorder, with recent histories of cycling through the NYC criminal justice and shelter system. Three (3) units will be set aside for direct referrals for individuals entering an Alternative-to-Detention (ADT) and/or Alternative-to-Incarceration (ATI) program.
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 clients to implement service plans; (3) locate and make use of appropriate community resources for clients; (4) evaluate actual living conditions of clients though home visits.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree and two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience providing enrollment in and coordination of public benefits, linkages to health/mental health services, social services, education/vocational programs and other needed services, counseling, and assistance with daily living skills.
Bilingual in Spanish/English.
Effective communication skills and culturally and linguistically competent.