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Receptionist, Magnolia House Women's Shelter

​​CAMBA operates five homeless shelters funded by New York City Department of Homeless Services.  Each shelter offers clients a supportive, structured therapeutic, safe, and drug-free facility.  Homeless (often mentally-ill and substance-abusing) men and women are provided with comprehensive services to stabilize their condition in order to successfully transition into to permanent and/or supported housing.  CAMBA's Magnolia House located in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn serves 200 single women at any given time.  The majority of these clients are diagnosed with mental illness, some dually with chemical addictions as well.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: (1) operate multi-line telephone system to answer and/or transfer incoming calls; (2) direct callers to appropriate personnel; and, (3) assist non-clerical staff with clerical work (i.e., data collection and entry); etc.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Sufficient education (English-speaking, -reading, -writing, & math abilities) to comprehend oral and written information and to assist callers and visitors and staff.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to type 25 words per minute. 
  • Bi-lingualpreferred.​

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