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Case Manager/Victim Advocate, Domestic Violence Empowerment Initiative

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 Case Manager provides a comprehensive range of victim services including crisis counseling assessment and intakes, individual case management and group facilitation, conduction educational awareness workshops, information/referrals, personal advocacy, and emergency assistance, to victims of crime including domestic violence and sexual assault in Park Slope and Flatbush/East Flatbush in Brooklyn.  The Victim Assistance Counselor reports to the Program Manager of CAMBA's Violence Prevention Intervention Services Programs.​​

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual crisis counseling assessments to victims of crime including domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Conduct intakes and case management services.
  • Provide follow up contacts and information/referrals for other services needed to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other crimes.
  • Facilitate a weekly support group for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Conduct outreach providing community residents and other service providers with information about program services
  • Collaborate outreach efforts with local precincts providing services to victims of crime and spend one day a week at the President's Family Justice Center
  • Maintain case files and all necessary documentation in a neat, clear and concise manner.
  • Attend staff team meetings and participate in case conferences.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly and quarterly reports about services provided and submit them on a timely basis.
  • Monitor participants' progress regularly and milestones reached/
  • Any and all other tasks necessary for the successful operation of the program.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. Psychology or human services related field.
  • Experience working with of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Experience facilitating groups and workshops.
  • Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence
  • Experience working with diverse ethnic and cultural communities.
  • Outstanding organizational, critical thinking and writing skills.
  • Proven ability to serve as a dynamic team leader.
  • Enthusiasm; creativity; initiative; and the ability adapt quickly to change.​
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.​


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