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Supervisor I (Facility Coordinator), The Gathering Place
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. 

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's goal is to re-connect clients to treatment services and assist in their transition to temporary shelter and/or permanent housing.​

  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and client confidentiality.
  • Develop, implement and manage a preventive maintenance plan that ensures all facility standards are met.
  • Ensure staff attends all necessary universal precaution trainings.
  • Train direct reporting staff on facility operations and proper use of all equipment in accordance with DHS requirements.
  • Report any and all inoperable tools/equipment to Assistant Program Manager (Sec./Oper.).
  • Provide and/or oversee the provision of minor repairs and improvements to facility not otherwise provided by facility landlord or DHS staff, i.e. installation of locks, painting plastering, and small plumbing repairs.
  • Provide and/or oversee the provision of maintenance to the facility through daily cleaning of dormitory, bathrooms, hallways, staff offices, etc.
  • Ensure proper maintenance inventory and storage of all maintenance equipment, supplies and tools.
  • Report need for maintenance or repairs of HVAC, elevator, fire safety and security system.
  • Ensure contractual services (i.e. extermination, fire extinguishers, plumbers) are provided as required.
  • Ensure vehicle is properly maintained according to CAMBA's vehicle transportation policy and through completion of van maintenance checklist.  
  • Ensure that direct reporting staff is in compliance with city and state rules and regulations (i.e. DHS, OTDA, FDNY, Callihan, Dept. of State, etc.).
  • Communicate effectively with clients, direct reporting staff, peers, and supervisors.
  • Motivate, coach and counsel direct reporting staff to excel.
  • Encourage teamwork among direct reporting staff as well as among peers.
  • Assess 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. 
  • Administer constructive discipline to direct reporting staff, as needed.
  • Participate in administrative and all-staff meetings as needed.
  • Coordinate and lead regularly scheduled maintenance staff meetings.
  • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports.
  • Complete incident reports, weekly, and monthly reports.
  • Prepare performance appraisals for direct reporting staff.​

  • HS Diploma or GED and 3 years applicable experience, or Associate's degree and 2 years experience, or Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience.​

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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