Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Center for Youth. 
We are pleased that you are considering us!

Here is a list of current openings:


Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, $15-$18/hr

Description: This position is primarily responsible for providing executive level support to Executive Director, Development Director and Board of Directors. This position will also provide telephone and reception coverage for a busy office environment one hour per day and on an “as needed” basis. Assisting Executive Director with planning Executive Committee, Full Board Meetings and other committee meetings as assigned, including, scheduling, development and distribution of agendas, preparing supporting documents, distributing reminders, meeting set-up including ordering food and supplies, and attending meetings to record minutes. 

Qualifications: Associates Degree in Business/Office Technology or related degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of related executive level support required. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. Experience with donor databases is preferred.


***Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist (6/17/14)

*PLEASE NOTE: This position is located in Mt. Morris, NY*

$15-$18/hr depending on education and expereince. 

Description: The emphasis of this K-12 school model is on prevention education, individual and family sessions, information and referrals, Alternative to Suspension Program elements, immediate crisis response and staff professional development.  This position delivers a variety of best-practice and research-based services (i.e., groups, workshops, curricula), with a focus on the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS). With a dedicated Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist, the needs of the teachers and the administration are more easily met. The Specialist provides an assessment of needs, training of teachers, and planned duplication between the research-based best practices and the classroom learning.  The Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist is also able to access additional resources from The Center for Youth once the needs of the school are clearly defined. The Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist as part of a support services team, works to create a youth/family/faculty friendly presence within the school that is founded on cooperative relationships and direct communication. Note: This is a full-time, 11-month position.  Routine work hours overlap to the school day (before and after school).  Special events or projects may take place during the early evenings and/or on a weekend.

Qualifications: A Bachelors Degree in a Human Service or related field and 1-3 years of related experience or equivalent combination. Note: A Master Degree, advanced training and/or certification in areas directly related to the skills required preferred.


***Bilingual Transistional Living Program Case Manager (6/12/14)

***Spanish speaking is required, $14-$18/hr depending on education and experience

Description: The Transitional Living Program Case Manager(s) will be assigned clients from both the residential and non-residential tracks of the TLP program and will provide intensive, basic and independent living skills assessment, training, supervision, referrals and support, as needed.  Approximately 40 youth will be served annually.  This is a (12) twelve month, full-time position. 

Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and (1) one year experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. A Master degree is preferred. 


***Accountant (6/11/14)

$20-$23.50/hr depending on education and experience 

Description: The Accountant works closely with the Director of Finance & IT and the Executive Director in developing agency Accounting Policies and Procedures. The Accountant is responsible for ensuring maintenance of and adherence to all agency Accounting Policies and Procedures. S/he manages program budgets, maintains reliable accounting information concerning grant receipts, donations, expenditures and ensures proper recording of the agency's assets. S/he works autonomously in performing complex accounting tasks in order to properly reflect the financial position of the agency and for the development of revenue and expense projections. The Accountant is responsible for the timely gathering and preparation of information necessary for management reporting, planning, analysis and decision making. S/he is responsible for the preparation of reports for various governmental and regulatory agencies. S/he works closely with the agencies outside auditors in the preparation of information essential to the completion of the annual audit process. The Accountant assists the Director of Finance in conducting periodic inventory of fixed assets and in needs assessment and research for procurement activities. 

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field with a minimum of three (3) years experience in accounting or related responsibilities. Fund accounting experience will be advantageous. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.


***Community Based Counselor (4/29/14)

$14-18/hr depending on education and experience

Description: The Community Based Counselor is responsible for providing on-going individual and family counseling to youth/families seeking Center services. The Community Based Counselor will complete the comprehensive assessment begun by the triage/intake counselor. This assessment includes identifying any issues related to substance use/abuse, problem gambling and other risk factors that inhibit healthy youth development. An Individualized Service Plan is developed and implemented based upon the assessment and goals identified by the youth, including appropriate prevention activities. Community Counselors then provide short-term counseling and activities that focus on resolving identified problems and/or assessing and improving the level of youth and family risk and protective factors that are predictive of substance abuse and/or problem gambling.

Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and 2 years experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. Note: A Master’s Degree, CPP/ICPS/CASAC, advanced training in chemical dependency prevention- related areas is preferred. If candidates do not possess related certification, expectation is that active pursuit of these certifications will occur at the time of employment.

The Center for Youth provides equal opportunities for employment regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.