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About the organization
CAMBA’s HomeBase Program provides case management and essential services to at-risk individuals and families in Brooklyn and Staten Island to prevent homelessness. Individuals and families receive services that help them overcome problems with public benefits, housing, education, health care and other issues that could impede their ability to maintain stable households. Forward Focus supports clients in identifying their own goals for personal success and partners with them, providing individualized coaching to improve their executive functioning and presentation skills as competitive job applicants, assess potential career pathways and access educational and vocational training opportunities to gain skills in their field of interest in order to ultimately advance their employment options and earning power.
The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to ensure the smooth running and coordination of Forward Focus’ program-related services. Conduct client intake and orientation, clearly communicating the purpose and design of the program, as well as benefits and opportunities of participation. Encourage, monitor and document all client engagement and make client referrals to supportive resources, educational and vocational training and job opportunities. Provide classroom, one-on-one, and remote instruction on relevant subjects (i.e. Goal setting, Personal finances and budgeting, Job search skills, Career path planning, etc.)
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) and/or equivalent experience. Excellent oral and written interpersonal communication, organizational, record keeping and computer skills; experience in adult education and career exploration with a working knowledge of online learning tools a plus; ability to design and implement innovative programs with a strong attention to detail. Must be flexible, able to multi-task, have a collaborative approach, be a team player. Familiarity with the local employment, education and training landscape is a plus.
Commensurate with experience
To apply, email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] Please specify the title of the position in the subject line of your email.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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