Employment Opportunities

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Here is a list of current openings:

***Program Manager-Family Support Services Program (7/10/17)

Hours: This is a 12 month position. Services are provided Monday-Friday from 11:30-7:30p.m.  The Program Managers hours are based on a 40 hour week.

Description: The Program Manager is responsible for coordinating and implementing a comprehensive activity/service-based after-school Family Support Service Program. He/she assists with oversight and administrative functions related to the program. The Program Manager duties include providing adults/families with enrichment services, activities, trainings and groups, direct supervision of the Family Support Specialists, and carrying out other administrative responsibilities for the program. This position is directly supervised by the Director of School-Based Programs.

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

 

***Family Support Specialist (Part-Time) (7/10/17)

Hours: This is a 12-month position (Hours of operation are 3-7:30p.m.)

Description: The Family Support Specialist is responsible for assisting the Program Manager in the coordinating and implementing of the comprehensive activity/service-based family enrichment program. He/she assists with the direct implementation and development of program services.  The Family Support Specialist’s duties include offering support to staff families with enrichment activities, tutoring services, social /emotional activities, and trainings and groups.  This position is directly supervised the Program Manager.

Requirements: A Bachelors Degree in a Human Service or related field or combination of education and experience.


***Housing Support Counselor (6/29/17)

Pay range is $15-$18/hr based on education and experience. 

Description: The Housing Support Counselor/Case Manager is responsible for providing individual and family counseling to runaway and homeless youth and their families. The Housing Support Counselor/Case Manager completes 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.  Housing Support Counselors/Case Managers 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.  Heavy emphasis is placed on strengthening family relationships to ensure that youth return home without further episodes of homelessness.  Youth that cannot return home are provided case management support to identify and obtain safe, stable housing.  

Housing Support Counselors/Case Managers also provide crisis intervention, as well as, family counseling and information and referral services, as needed.  This is a full-time, 12 month position.  

Requirements: 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.


***Executive/Development Assistant (6/23/17)

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pay range is $17.50 - $18.75/hr based on education and experience.

Description: This position is primarily responsible for providing executive level support to Executive Director, Development Director and Board of Directors as detailed below.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Board of Directors support:

Provide support necessary for Board and Committee operations/functions:

  • 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

 Development Support:

  • Managing Donor/Prospect Database including; data entry of contribution/donation information and activity on a daily basis, tracking donor and prospect information, extracting information for generation of reports and mailing lists
  • Actively participate in public relations activities through social media and other creative tools
  • Generate acknowledgement letters and other correspondence regularly
  • Generating annual campaign and fund development reports on a monthly basis
  • Ensuring that postal accounts are maintained appropriately for bulk mailings
  • Assisting in managing sponsorships and donor accounts
  • Assisting Development Director with preparation of Annual Report and Annual Campaign
  • Assisting Development Director with preparation of Special Events
  • Provide staff support for Fashion Week of Rochester

Requirements: 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.


***Mt. Morris -- Social Learning Specialist (ATS) and Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist (6/21/17)

Pay range for both of these positions is $15-$19/hr based on education and experience.

Social Learning Specialist (ATS):

Description: The Social Learning 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.  While SLS are cross-trained and able to provide the full continuum of care, specific areas of focus are prevention education and alternative to suspension services. 

Note: This is a full-time, 11-12-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.

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

Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist:

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.

Requirements: 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.

 

***Child and Family Therapist (6/21/17)

Pay range is $16-$20/hr based on education and experience.

Description: This 11 month position is part of the Student and Family Support Services offered by The Center to School #45.  The CFT is responsible for providing counseling (individual and family) to School #45 students and their families. S/he also provides crisis response, consultation and information and referral services.  S/he is responsible for conducting comprehensive assessments that identify the immediate and longer term needs of the students referred.  Based upon this assessment, a service plan is created that includes the immediate direct services to be provided as well as referrals to other resources in the and school and the community. The CFT works closely with the School Social Worker who generates the referrals and integrates into the school community by participating in various school meetings and committees, as appropriate. 

Requirements: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and five (5) years experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience.  A Master's degree is preferred. 

 

***Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist (6/21/17)

Pay range is $15-$19/hr based on education and experience.

Description: The emphasis of the 6-12 school model will be on prevention education, immediate crisis response and professional development.  The lead staff person at this site will be a Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist, trained to deliver 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).  All students in the school are accountable with support to behave in ways that positively affect them personally, academically, socially, and from a health perspective.  All services provided by the Center for Youth can easily be woven into this system.

With a dedicated Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist, the needs of the teachers and the administration will also be more easily met.  The assessment of needs, the training of teachers, and the planned duplication between the research-based best practices and the classroom learning will be a much smoother process.  The dedicated Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist will also be 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.  The Program Manager is able to provide the full continuum of care; The specific areas of focus are prevention education, immediate crisis response services and the professional development. 

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.

Requirements: 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.

 

***TLP Apartment On-Site Support (5/17/17)

Compensation for this position is a combination of rent and minimum hourly wage for on-call.

Description: The TLP Support Person will reside in a program site apartment and be available to provide support and supervision to TLP Residential clients from 6pm-8am Mon-Fri and on weekends and holidays. This is a (12) twelve month position.

Requirements: A minimum of Associates degree in human services, education or a related field; and 1 year experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience. 


***Chrysalis House On-Site Support (5/1/17)

Compensation for this position is a combination of rent, utilities and minimum hourly wage.

Description: The Evening/Weekend Support Person will reside in a third-floor apartment at the maternity group home, Chrysalis House, and be available to provide support and supervision to Chrysalis House residential clients from 10pm-8am five days a week including holidays and weekends. This is a (12) twelve month position. 

Requirements: A minimum of Associates degree in human services, education or a related field; and 1 year experience or an equivalent combination of education, employment and life experience.


***Bilingual (Spanish) Housing Support Counselor (4/12/17)

Pay range is $15-$18/hr based on education and experience. 

Description: The Bilingual Housing Support Counselor/Case Manager is responsible for providing individual and family counseling to runaway and homeless youth and their families. The Bilingual Housing Support Counselor/Case Manager completes 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. Housing Support Counselors/Case Managers 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. Heavy emphasis is placed on strengthening family relationships to ensure that youth return home without further episodes of homelessness. Youth that cannot return home are provided case management support to identify and obtain safe, stable housing. 

Housing Support Counselors/Case Managers also provide crisis intervention, as well as, family counseling and information and referral services, as needed. This is a full-time, 12 month position. 

Requirements: 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. Must speak Spanish.

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.

 

***Emergency Shelter Relief Counselor (9/14/16)

Day/evening/weekend shifts available. $10/hr day shift, $12/hr evening shift.

Description: The Substitute/Relief Counselor is responsible for supporting and managing a caring shelter environment including: supervision of residents, one-to-one counseling, teaching independent living skills, preparing meals with residents, facilitating recreational outings, and general upkeep of the house itself. This coverage is provided in the absence of full-time staff to insure coverage of the established staffing pattern, or as an addition to the full-time team as deemed necessary by the Shelter Manager.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED plus one year of Human Services experience, preferably working with youth.

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.