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Case Manager I (Assessment Specialist), Homelessness Prevention Initiative (HomeBase) - Staten Island
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.

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.

Responsibilities:
  • 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
  • Reach out and market the program to the community in order to recruit clients​
Requirements:​
  • 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​
EOE:
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.​

Benefits:
CAMBA offers a fulfilling, friendly, diverse work environment with competitive salaries, opportunities to grow professionally, and excellent benefits including 13 Holidays annually plus 15 paid vacation and 3 personal days per calendar year after 6 months.​​

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