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Career Pathways Navigator

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CAMBA | Brooklyn, NY
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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.

HomeBase 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. To decrease the likelihood of clients experiencing another housing crisis in the future, 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.

Position: Career Pathways Navigator

Reports To: Program Manager

What The Career Pathways Navigator Does:

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.)

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) and/or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written interpersonal communication, organizational, record keeping and computer skills; high energy and enthusiasm to work with people from a broad range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds; 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.

CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.

Part of the application process :

Before applying please note that although this job is typically performed in an office, we are currently working remotely. Are you flexible with working from home and office as needed?

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…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

·        Health insurance

·        Dental insurance

·        Vision insurance

·        Retirement plan

·        Paid time off

·        Health insurance

·        Dental insurance

·        Vision insurance

·        Retirement plan

·        Paid time off

How to Apply

Attach Resume and Cover Letter. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Answer the following questions in body of email:

Desired Salary?

Although this job is typically performed in an office, we are currently working remotely.Are you flexible with working from home and office as needed?

Attach Resume and Cover Letter. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Answer the following questions in body of email:

Desired Salary?

Although this job is…

Location

1117 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11213

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