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CAMBA Instructor, Community Based (SYEP) in Brooklyn, New York

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. CAMBA serves more than 65,000 individuals and families each year, citywide, including almost 13,000 youth. Our 180+ programs in over 100 locations improve the lives of a diverse cross section of New Yorkers. From homelessness prevention in Staten Island to supportive housing in the Bronx; from employment training in Manhattan to after school programs and college access in Brooklyn; from family shelter and support in Queens to increasing affordable housing across the city, CAMBA provides holistic services to help struggling New Yorkers stabilize their lives and become self-sufficient.

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP): Through this New York City Department of Youth and Community Development sponsored program, CAMBA places youth ages 14 to 24 in minimum wage work experiences, and oversees their employment. Youth work for six weeks during July and August, and placements are made in both public agencies and private non-profits. Types of work include clerical, custodial, teacher’s aides, library assistants, hospital and recreational aides. As a project sponsor since 1995, CAMBA distributes applications, conducts intake, develops jobs, and monitors employment.

Position:  Instructor

Reports To: Program Manager

Location: 21 Snyder Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226

What The Young Adult Education Instructor Does:

  • Design daily lesson plans to meet core course objectives.

  • Personally assess each client's level of ability to ensure appropriate placement.

  • Prepare and distribute instructional materials for classroom/homework use.

  • Provide classroom instruction on the subject of the course.

  • Manage the classroom effectively to maximize client learning.

  • Review at-home assignments in class.

  • Prepare, distribute, and grade periodic written assessments of clients' progress.

  • Communicate with CAMBA career advisors, case managers, counselors, etc. regarding apparent barriers to client success (e.g., child daycare needs, possible health/housing issues, etc.)

  • Refer clients to other CAMBA services to assist clients in eliminating barriers to success.

  • Maintain daily client attendance records.

  • Prepare reports on clients' attendance and progress, as required.

  • Maintain and update clients' learning portfolios.

  • Coordinate with other CAMBA personnel (and, sometimes, with outside organizations) regarding next steps in clients' progress toward their goals.

  • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports.

  • May conference clients' cases with appropriate Career Advisor and Job Developer to ensure job placement and retention.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

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

Compensation: $20.00 hourly

When salary ranges are listed, the range would represent the low and high end for the applicable position & program. The salary offered would be based on various factors unique to each program and candidate. This includes but is not limited to experience, education, budget and/or program size, internal equity, skills and other factors that may be required for the position and organization.

Status: Full-time/Temp (30 hours per week) (From March 24th to August 30th)

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.

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