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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.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.

  • Bi-lingual preferred.

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