CAMBA Recreation Assistant (Part Time) 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, 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 20,000 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 Magnolia House is located in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn serves 200 single women at any given time. The majority of these clients are diagnosed with mental illness, some dually with chemical addictions as well.
Position: Recreation Assistant
Reports To: Recreation Coordinator
Location: 1424 Herkimer Street Brooklyn, NY 11233 ?
What The Recreation Aide Does:
The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: (1) assist with the development of recreational program content; (2) organize and lead activities planned to enhance the social development of individual group members; including the following:
Assist with the development of recreational program content.
Assist with the teaching of physical education, arts and crafts, performing arts, music, sports, ADL or other recreational activities
Help plan, coordinate and facilitate social and/or peer support events for clients.
Organize, and co-facilitate group community activities.
Assist with the design and production of aesthetic visuals for public spaces of the shelter which reflect cultural, seasonal and programmatic themes.
Ensure that recreation facilities and equipment are used properly.
Market the program in order to recruit clients.
High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience