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CAMBA Summer Camp Positions 2021 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 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 Summer Camps provide young people with the opportunity to grow in more ways than academic learning; these camps also provide important socialization for the students. The camps offer a combination of social services, recreational and educational activities. Daily schedules include fun activities, hands-on learning experiences, field trips, and exciting specialized activities including dance, crafts, sports, and visual arts, among many others.

The person filling these position are expected to:

Group Leaders

  • Research, develop and execute fun and engaging lesson plans (activities), to create opportunities for discovery learning, adventure, and recreation

  • Provide group and/or individual assistance to "at-risk" children and/or youth in academic and/or nonacademic activities

Group Worker

  • Assist the Youth Facilitator

  • Help to establish and maintain a focused environment during and in-between various activities

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

Group Leaders

  • Some college

  • Experience working with youth

Group Worker

  • Current high school student or High School Diploma or G.E.D and/or equivalent experience

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain:

  • State Central Registry (SCR) clearance

  • Dept. of Health fingerprint clearance (DOH)

  • Dept. of Education fingerprint clearance (DOE)

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