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Case Manager, Rising Up Men's Shelter

Company: CAMBA
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 support 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 10,000 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 operates 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 Rising Up Men's Shelter is a 141 bed men's employment shelter located in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. This shelter will provide an array of services with a strong focus on connections for residents to achieve stable employment to lead to permanent housing.

Position: Case Manager

Reports To: Director of Social Services

Location: 39 Ainslie Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11211

What The Case Manager Does: The Case Manager will work with clients to formulate Independent Living Service Plan and assist in entitlement related needs. Case Manager will manage regular check in with clients and input progress into CARES database. The Case Manager will act as a liaison and advocate for client services with other community-based organizations and follow-up with clients and with referral organizations regarding progress. In collaboration with the social service staff, work with clients to break through barriers to client goals and to assist clients in advocating for themselves and in moving toward self-sufficiency.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:
Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:
May be required to become First Aid/CPR certified.
May be required to become certified in overdose prevention.
Bi-lingual preferred.

CAMBA is a City contractor that provides services where employees can be expected to physically interact with members of the public. All CAMBA staff are subject to the City's October 21, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, whether they have direct involvement with members of the public, or they support others who have direct involvement.

All new hires must provide proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons. If you are offered employment at CAMBA, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation is received and approved by CAMBA.

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Keywords: CAMBA, New York , Case Manager, Rising Up Men's Shelter, Executive , Brooklyn, New York

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