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CAMBA

BUSINESS COUNSELOR II, CAMBA SMALL BUSINESS SERVIC

CAMBA


Description
CAMBA Small Business Services located in Flatbush, Brooklyn, provides entrepreneurs with the tools to be successful. We provide financial education through award winning course offerings revolving around bankability. The greatest challenges facing entrepreneurs ineligible for bank financing are lack of credit, no credit experience, the inability to produce formal financial documents, the absence of marketing strategies and the inability to produce a comprehensive business plan. CAMBA Small Business Services address these challenges directly, giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to formalize and grow, positioning them to benefit from the economic revitalization Brooklyn neighborhoods are experiencing. We are currently looking for an educator with small business counseling experience to provide instruction via our course offerings, along with one on one counseling sessions, to aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. The ideal candidate will have the ability to assist entrepreneurs with all steps necessary to establish, improve and grow their small business and offer comprehensive strategies to overcome their specific challenges. This individual will also have a dynamic classroom presence and the passion to have a direct impact on the economic landscape of our community through formalizing informal and unbankable entrepreneurs, providing them the tools they need to thrive.

Responsibilities:
The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to: (1) provide extensive technical assistance to potential and existing entrepreneurs, both in group settings and one-on-one; and (2) assist adults in eliminating barriers to establishing and maintaining their own businesses and in gaining access to capital.

Qualifications:
The minimum qualification for this position is a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in business, accounting, or a related field and four years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience.

Preferred:
Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred.

How TO APPLY:
Please write "BUSINESS COUNSELOR II, CAMBA SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES" in subject of e-mail.

Please send resume and cover letter in MS word attachment to: submitresumes@CAMBA.org

About Organization:
Who We Are CAMBA is a non-profit agency that provides services that connect people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life.

Why We Exist Many New Yorkers face daily hurdles such as chronic homelessness, HIV/AIDS, language barriers, domestic violence, necessary job skills, and more. Since 1977, CAMBA has responded to community needs by creating individualized service-oriented programming.

What We Do CAMBA offers integrated services and programs in: Economic Development, Education & Youth Development, Family Support Services, HIV/AIDS Services, Housing Services & Development, Legal Services.

Who We Serve CAMBA serves more than 35,000 individuals and families, including 8,000 youth, each year. Specifically, we help people of low-income; those moving from welfare to work; people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or transitioning out of homelessness; individuals living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS; immigrants and refugees; children and young adults; entrepreneurs and other groups working to become self sufficient. The majority of CAMBA’s clients live work and/or attend school in Brooklyn.

Who We Are CAMBA’s multi-faceted dedicated staff of over 1,200 speaks more than 40 languages and serves residents of diverse ethnic backgrounds, including recent immigrants and refugees from the Caribbean, the former Soviet Union, Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and elsewhere. Fifteen percent of our employees are also former clients, which allow us to truly connect with those we serve.

Where We Are CAMBA’s programs are run from 50 locations in New York City, mainly in Brooklyn, including more than 15 school-based programs. Some of our facilities are open 24/7.

Our Results Our experience shows us that, when provided with services and supports that are meaningful and culturally relevant, CAMBA’s clients can make tremendous contributions toward building their own lives and their community.


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