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Director of Social Services, Flagstone Family Center

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CAMBA
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Brooklyn, NY

CAMBA


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Published 21 days ago

September 14, 2020
September 13, 2020

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.

CAMBA’s Flagstone Family Center provides comprehensive case management services to 160 families who are in a Tier II transitional residence program for homeless families. The facility consists of eight (8) four (4) story walk up apartment buildings on the east and west sides of the street. There will be two main entrances: one for the east side of the street and one for the west. Each building contains 20 apartments of varying sizes, each fully self-contained.

Position: Director of Social Services

Reports To: Program Director

Location: 199 Amboy Street, Brooklyn NY 11212

What The Director of Social Services Does:

  • The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to ensure the smooth day-to-day running, coordination and supervision of all case management staff and services in accordance with all program goals, targets, and performance outcomes. 
  • Ensure that newly admitted clients receive social service intake with 48 hours of assignment to case manager.
  • Monitor and track client intakes and move-outs utilizing DHS rosters to update the Flagstone master roster daily.
  • Oversee all ACS cases and ensure that monthly tracking forms are completed and submitted to DHS.
  • Conduct periodic internal chart reviews and implement Quality Assurance measures as needed to ensure quality service delivery to clients.
  • Supervise a minimum of four direct reporting staff and their subordinates to ensure that clients complete tasks (such as gaining entitlements, employment and housing options).
  • Work with staff to set and achieve realistic monthly performance targets in accordance with contract requirements (such as completing ILPs, inspections, monitoring families with children age 0-24 months, ACS, LTS families and housing placements).
  • Teach, coach and work with direct staff regarding how to interact with and/or engage clients to maintain entitlements to become eligible for housing subsidies.  
  • Access client data using various tracking and program databases (i.e. DHS CARES).
  • Prepare contract reports and statistical information 
  • Facilitate weekly meetings with social service staff to address client issues and progress. 

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  •  Master's degree and three years of applicable experience, and/or equivalent experience license is required of these Master's Degree: Social Work (LMSW or LCSW), Mental Health, Counseling/Guidance, Art Therapy).

Other Requirements:

  • On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Must sign NYC DOH/MH attestation stating that candidate has not been the subject of a founded child abuse report.
  • Supervisory experience a must


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
  • Master's Degree Required

Benefits

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Paid Time Off

Retirement Plan

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Paid Time Off

Retirement Plan

Location

199 Amboy Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212

How to Apply

Please include cover letter and resume.

Please include cover letter and resume.

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