Housing Specialist, Park Avenue Residence
CAMBA
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Post Date: Jun 11, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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Description
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CAMBA’s Park Avenue Residence is funded by New York City Department of Homeless Services and offers families a supportive, structured therapeutic, safe, and drug-free facility. It provides comprehensive case management services to 63 families who are in a transitional residence program for homeless families.

Position: Housing Specialist

Reports To: Director of Social Services

Location: 4607 Park Avenue Bronx, NY 10458

What The Housing Specialist Does:
The Housing Specialist will interview and evaluate clients and formulate Independent living plans and aid client to implement goals, locate and make use of appropriate community resources for clients and serve as a liaison with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, housing, social services, legal issues, etc. This person will also assist clients in attaining their Housing and Entitlements related goals by identifying and referring clients to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA., conduct housing search efforts for each housing ready client on caseload monthly (i.e., referrals to housing providers, contact landlords, search for apartment listings, etc.), and develop curriculum to address shelter residents’ Housing, Independent Living Skills and Entitlement related needs including, permanent housing search process and option, amongst other important tasks.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree (e. g., B.A., B.S.W.) and two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

Must obtain State Central Registry (SCR) clearance, The Register of Substantiated Category One Cases of Abuse or Neglect aka Staff Exclusion List (SEL) clearance and Criminal History information checks via fingerprinting with New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services prior to start of employment.
Ability to maintain clearances throughout the duration of employment.
Bi-lingual preferred.

Notes
HOW TO APPLY

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to: submitresumes@camba.org.

Specify the title of the position for which you are applying on the email subject line. If your resume appears to be suited to a current job opening, a program representative will contact you.

Benefits:

Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance


Contact Details

Email: submitresumes@camba.org