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Employment Opportunities

Disabilities Services Opportunities

Seeking individuals with excellent written and verbal skills to work with children and young adults with developmental disabilities. Must interact and work well with others in various fast-changing environments & situations. The successful candidate will possess strong listening skills; effective problem-solving skills; the ability to prioritize, manage time, and orchestrate multiple tasks simultaneously. Self-confidence, self-esteem, and high moral character are essential.  A primary responsibility is to provide a safe and secure environment for each individual we serve. Previous experience with developmental disabilities and an associate’s degree are preferred. Part time positions available.

 To apply please click here.

Youth Development Professional

Work directly with the children/youth who are placed at Elmcrest.  These are full time opportunities, with benefits.  

Each position has a unique schedule, however it is common to have a mix of morning & evening shifts and days off that are midweek.  (There are no schedules that have daytime hours Monday through Friday.)

For more information, and to apply, please click here.


Waiver Service Providers

Waiver Service Providers (WSPs) needed in our Bridges to Health (B2H) program.  The WSPs interacts with children and families in a variety of settings, including biological & foster homes, schools, group care settings, and in the community.

Opportunities in the Cortland and Binghamton areas.

Requirements include: Bachelor's degree and related experience, good communication and organization skills.  Clean driver license with own transportation.

To apply please click here.

Nurse Practitioner - Part Time

Elmcrest is looking for an experienced part-time licensed Nurse Practitioner to join our Medical Department, which serves approximately 85 youth on our Main Campus in Syracuse.  Must be team-oriented, self-motivated, and have a passion for kids.  Experience in general pediatrics is preferred.  Position offers a weekday schedule with competitive compensation and benefits package. .

To apply please click here.

Health Care Integrator (Service Coordinator)

The Health Care Integrator (HCI) provides service coordination and clinical oversight for children and families receiving services through a Medicaid waiver in our Bridges to Health (B2H) program.  Responsibilities include case management, developing interventions & treatment plans, and advocating for children's needs.

This full time opportunity in cludes a generous benefits package, and is based in our Syracuse office.  Requires strong communication and organization skills.  Master’s degree with at least one year service coordination experience, or Bachelor’s degree and four years experience. 

To apply please click here.

Awake Overnight Youth Development Professional

The position of Youth Worker or Youth Counselor at Elmcrest is known as a Youth Development Professional (YDP).  The Awake Overnight position is know as an "Overnight YDP."  

The YDP plays an essential role with children placed in care at Elmcrest. Having the greatest amount of contact with residents, the YDP utilizes a child-centered approach and makes every effort to work in the best interest of children while facilitating the individual and environmental conditions that are necessary to create change. The primary responsibility on the overnight shift is to provide a safe, secure and nurturing environment while providing regular documented night checks. 

This full time position includes a generous benefits package.

For more information, and to apply, please click here.



Teacher Assistant

Elmcrest has a Teacher Assistant opportunity in our integrated preschool classroom.   Position responsibilities include working as a team member to support the special education program, as well as working afternoon daycare.  Full time position includes generous benefits.

We are looking for someone who is dedicated to working with young children with special needs, has high energy level, initiative, and strong teaming and organizational skills.  Experience with young children preferred.

This position requires State Education Teacher Assistant Certification, and an Associate’s Degree or better in Early Childhood or related field.  

To apply please click here.