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Recreation Aide, Broadway House Women's Shelter

Company: CAMBA
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: March 19, 2023

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 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 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. - -PROGRAM(S): CAMBA operates five single adult homeless shelters and one single adult drop-in center, 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 permanent and/or supported housing. - Specifically, CAMBA's Atlantic House Men's Shelter located in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn serves 200 MICA (mentally ill chemical abusing) men. - The Park Slope Shelter for Women located at the Park Slope Armory in Brooklyn serves 100 MICA women. The Broadway House Women's Shelter located in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn serves 165 women, approximately 37 of whom are MICA. CAMBA's Magnolia House located in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn serves 200 MICA women. -CAMBA's Opportunity House (COH) located in downtown Brooklyn serves 62 men. The Gathering Place located in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn is a drop-in center serving 75 homeless men and women.Position: Recreation AideReports To: Sup I (Recreation) Location: 1245 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11221What The Recreation Aide Does:The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: (1) assist with the development of recreational program content; (2) organize and lead activities planned to enhance the social development of individual and/or group members.Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experienceOther Requirements:
    • May be required to become First Aid/CPR certified.
    • May be required to become certified in overdose prevention.Compensation: $17.00 hourly -
      Status: Full-time (35 hours per week) -
      Benefits: CAMBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off (vacation, personal, and sick time), and paid holidays.
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Keywords: CAMBA, New York , Recreation Aide, Broadway House Women's Shelter, Other , Brooklyn, New York

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