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Case Manager I (Assessment Specialist), Homelessness Prevention Initiative (HomeBase)

CAMBA's HomeBase Program is seeking a part-time Assessment Specialist to work 20 hours/ week, M-F from 10am-2pm. The person in this position may rotate between our 3 Brooklyn offices (located in Flatbush, Bed-Stuy, and Crown Heights) on an as needed basis.

CAMBA's HomeBase Program provides case management and essential services to at-risk individuals and families in Brooklyn and Staten Island to prevent homelessness.  Individuals and families receive services that help them overcome problems with public benefits, housing, education, health care and other issues that could impede their ability to maintain stable households.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Aid individuals and/or families requiring social service assistance by interviewing, reviewing required documentation and evaluating applicants for services while maintaining courteous, professional relationships and confidentiality
  • Maintain thorough and up to date client files, input client data and client progress information into automated database, present cases to Program Manager for service plan formulation and provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports
  • Assist clients in identifying and locating community resources, providing referrals and assisting clients in completing applications for benefits and entitlements as well as encouraging clients to advocate for themselves to move them toward self-sufficiency​

Qualifications sought:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience.
  • Proficient experience using Microsoft Office software and knowledge of databases.
  •  Knowledge of, and experience with, New York City Housing and Public Assistance Systems.
  •  Energetic, positive, proactive, team player​

Since 1977, CAMBA has helped New Yorkers transform their lives by providing holistic programs to individuals, families and communities. CAMBA takes a comprehensive approach to helping individuals, families and communities thrive, offering integrated programs in: Economic Development, Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. Our programs build inclusive communities where New Yorkers have the support they need to reach their full potential.​

CAMBA offers a fulfilling, friendly, diverse work environment with competitive salaries and opportunities to grow professionally.​

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