CAMBA Supervisor I (Recreational) in Queens, New York
CAMBA?s The Kings Inn Family Shelter is funded by New York City Department of Homeless Services and offers families a supportive, structured therapeutic, safe, and drug-free facility. It provides comprehensive case management services to 100 families who are in a transitional residence program for homeless families. The two story facility has rooms of various sizes, common areas and provides on-site security and social services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to ensure the smooth day-to-day running and supervision of recreational program staff and services in accordance with program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols; including the following:
Organize and lead recreational/ADL activities to enhance the social development of individual group members.
Facilitate and/or teach physical education, arts, music, or drama.
Plan and organize activities to maximize program contract's goals and performance targets.
Plan and organize activities within the facility and the community including volunteers, to maximize the program contract?s goals and performance targets.
Plan, coordinate and facilitate social/peer support events, including group facilitation for clients.
Design and produce aesthetic visuals for public spaces of the shelter which reflect cultural, seasonal and programmatic themes.
Maintain and post a weekly and/or monthly calendar of all client programmatic activities occurring internally and externally.
Input client data using the DHS CARES database, as needed.
Troubleshoot client and direct reporting staff problems and make decisions in accordance with program policies, procedures, and protocols.
Work with direct reporting staff to improve work performance through client feedback, training, weekly documentation of one-on-one supervision of staff.
Overcome resistance to change from clients, direct reporting staff, and supervisors/funders.
Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/semester/annual reports to CAMBA management and/or to funders.
May reach out and market the program to the community in order to develop additional resources for the program.
Task may be modified, expanded and/or assigned over a period of time.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
- Bachelor's degree (e. g., B.A., B.S.W.) and/or equivalent experience.
Must sign NYC DOH/MH attestation stating that candidate has not been the subject of a founded child abuse report.
May be required to become First Aid/CPR certified.
May be required to become certified in overdose prevention.