Archive for August 20, 2012

Multiple Job Openings with CAMBA

August 20, 2012 2 comments

Interested in making a difference?

CAMBA is a non-profit agency that provides services that connect people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life. CAMBA is based in Brooklyn and serves over 30,000 individuals each year.

CAMBA has a variety of positions in the following areas:

  • Education
  • Business & Community Economic Development
  • Family Support and Youth Development
  • HIV/AIDS & Health-Related Programs
  • Housing Services & Housing
  • Legal Services

CAMBA is looking for professionals for positions located in Brooklyn:

  • Program Directors and Assistant Directors
  • Social Work Supervisors
  • Case Managers
  • Security Guards
  • Residential Aids

For a complete list of jobs and full descriptions, visit CAMBA’s website:

CAMBA offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits and an opportunity to work in a friendly and diverse work environment. To apply for one or more of these openings, e-mail your resume with a cover letter as one document attachment in MS Word to

Specify the title(s) of the position(s) for which you are applying on the e-mail subject line. If your resume appears to be suited to a current job opening, a program representative will contact you.

CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

No phone calls please.

When resume is submitted you will receive an automatic e-mail.

Resident Aide Per Diem Position Available

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Position: Resident Aide (Per Diem)

Barrier Free Living is seeking  a  Resident  Aide,  Per  Diem,  available  to  work  overnight,  weekend  and/or  holiday  shifts.  YOU MUST HAVE A NY STATE DRIVER’S LICENSE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.

The Resident  Aide  reports  to  the  Shift  Supervisor  and  is  responsible  for  assisting  in  the  maintenance  of  a  secure  work  environment  for  staff,  residents  and  visitors.


  • Provide  coverage  at  the  Reception  Desk  in  monitoring  entry  and  exit  of  staff,  residents  and  visitors;  answering  and  directing,  as  appropriate,  telephone  calls;  and  completing  other  administrative  duties  as  requested  by  supervisors
  • Assist  in  monitoring  compliance  with  fire  and  other  safety  regulations  related  to  the  facility.
  • Assist  in  addressing  and  following  up  on  any  incidents  related  to  security  or  safety  within  the  facility,  providing  emergency  response  and  crisis  management  help  as  needed.
  • Ensure  timely  and  appropriate  completion  of  all  log  and  incident  documentation  required  by  supervisors  in  recording  security  and  safety  issues/incidents.
  • Assist  with  resident  programs,  as  needed. Complete  light  housekeeping  tasks,  when  directed.


  • Minimum  of  six  months  prior  experience  working  in  a  residential  setting.
  • Minimum  of  high  school  diploma  (or  GED).
  • Strong  oral  communication  skills  and  fundamental  writing  competency  required.
  • Ability  to  think  and  act  calmly  in  emergency  situations  required.
  • Experience  working  with  people  with  disabilities  highly  desirable.

To Apply:

Please visit BFL’s website at

Click the appropriate link on the page and enter your information online.

Facilities Manager Job Opening

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Position: Facilities Manager, Freedom House

Barrier Free Living (BFL) is dedicated to helping New Yorkers with disabilities live independently in the community.

At Freedom House, the Facilities Manager reports to the Program Director. Responsibilities for this position include:


Oversight for general maintenance of facility

  • continuously review building/equipment maintenance plans and specifications, as well as ensure that all records and certificates necessary for compliance with funder and government building and safety requirements are properly retained,
  • maintain and review service contracts related to any equipment requiring warranty and service documentation, such as elevators, air conditioners, doors, boilers, security cameras, washing machines, etc.,
  • investigate damages to facilities/equipment and determine a plan for repair and resolution (including budget, vendor selection, and timetable for work),
  • inspect any building/equipment maintenance or repair work in progress and evaluate this work to ensure it has been performed as specified,
  • proactively identify future building/equipment maintenance and repair projects and make recommendations to direct supervisors,
  • prepare building for government and other inspections (e.g. NYS OCFS, NYS DHS, Callahan, etc.),
  • prioritize workload and manage many projects simultaneously,
  • provide direct supervision to housekeeping/maintenance staff.

Oversight for building security and safety

  • ensure compliance with applicable codes and proper functioning of security and safety systems and attainment of appropriate safety certifications (e.g. Fire Safety Director),
  • conduct and track monthly/periodic fire drills,
  • proactively identify improvements to security policies and procedures and make recommendations to direct supervisors,
  • issue and keep accurate inventory of keys, change locks and replace keys as needed,
  • direct supervision of security staff (Transitional Housing site only).

Oversight for furnishings/room turnover maintenance

  • maintain and refurbish common rooms and resident spaces, as needed,
  • purchase replacement furniture as appropriate (including budget, vendor selection, delivery schedules),
  • manage disposal of old furniture and receipt and placement of new furniture,
  • ensure cleaning/touching up resident spaces when residents move.


  • High school diploma required, AA or Certification in Property/Facilities Management preferred.
  • Experience working in an emergency or transitional shelter environment desired.
  • Extensive working knowledge in emergency evacuation procedures, fire sprinkler control systems, water shut off valves, HVAC & lighting override controls, security alarm system and basic electrical controls, and other building operations and equipment.
  • Knowledge of legal codes and standards (OSHA, NYS and NYC building and safety codes, ADA standards, etc.) and government funder regulations (e.g. NYS OCFS, NYC DHS, NYS OTDA)
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, manage many projects simultaneously, and effectively supervise direct reports.

BFL provides equal employment opportunity.

To Apply:

Please visit BFL’s website at

Click the appropriate link on the page and enter your information online.