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Teachers - Full Time

Elmcrest is opening a new early education program. Little Innovations Learning Center is a Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) where care and activities are purposefully designed to help children and their families succeed. The learning center provides high-quality impact oriented curriculum in a state of the art facility by certified teachers and expert staff. Because parents are the first and most important teachers, this program also provides home-based services where staff will transition the skills and knowledge from the Center to the child’s home. The program model uses the most current research on preparing children physically, emotionally, and cognitively to be successful in school.
 

Full Time Teachers must have NYS Teacher Certification that includes Pre-K grade level and at least 1 year full-time experience in early childhood/daycare or a related setting. Must be dedicated to working with low-income and at risk children and families; have high energy, creativity, and initiative; and have strong organization & communication skills.

Full Time positions include a generous benefits package.

To apply, click here.

 

 

Family Development Professionals

Elmcrest is opening a new early education program. Little Innovations Learning Center is a Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) where care and activities are purposefully designed to help children and their families succeed. The learning center provides high-quality impact oriented curriculum in a state of the art facility by certified teachers and expert staff. Because parents are the first and most important teachers, this program also provides home-based services where staff will transition the skills and knowledge from the Center to the child’s home. The program model uses the most current research on preparing children physically, emotionally, and cognitively to be successful in school.
 

The Family Development Professional functions as a link between the Center and the student’s home, and assists by providing parent education, transportation, and at-home services to address the family risks that threaten the students’ success.

Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, human services, education or related field required. Experience in parent education preferred. Must demonstrate exceptional communication and collaboration abilities, strong training skills, show initiative, and be dedicated to working with low-income and at risk children and families.

Full Time positions include a generous benefits package.
 
To apply, click here.
 

 

Part Time Opportunities

Elmcrest has several part-time opportunities working with developmentally disabled children.  We have positions available in Casey's Place, in our community-based program (Community Habilitation) and in our home for 5 boys (Individualized Residential Alternative).

The primary responsibility is providing a safe and secure environment for each individual. Each staff must work closely with other staff, supervisors, nursing staff, etc., in order to meet the needs of each child. 

Hours are flexible. Pay is $12 per hour, and does not include benefits. 

Must have experience with people with disabilities and a record of demonstrating good judgment.

To apply please click here.

Psychologist (Ph.D.)

Elmcrest has an opportuntiy for a licensed Psychologist. Provide psychological assessments/evaluations and therapy.  Act as a consultant on treatment and milieu.  This full time position includes a generous benefits package.

Please visit elmcrest.org for descriptions of our programs and servicves.

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.)

We have opportunities in programs located on our main campus in Syracuse, as well as in our Non-Secure Detention in Tully.

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.

General Maintenance

Elmcrest has a 32-hour oppportunity available in our Maintenance Department. Primary responsiblities includ general cleaning, painting, and floor work.  Must be self-motivated, take pride in doing good work, able to work independantly, and physically able to safely handle carpet & floor equipment and ladders up to 8 feet.

$10 to $12 per hour, depending on experience.  This position includes a generous benefits package.

To apply, please click here.

Program Director

Elmcrest is opening a new early education program. Little Innovations Learning Center is a Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) where care and activities are purposefully designed to help children and their families succeed. The learning center provides high-quality impact oriented curriculum in a state of the art facility by certified teachers and expert staff. Because parents are the first and most important teachers, this program also provides home-based services where staff will transition the skills and knowledge from the Center to the child’s home. The program model uses the most current research on preparing children physically, emotionally, and cognitively to be successful in school.
 

The Director of Little Innovations Learning Center is fully responsible for the program operations of the center, including the direct supervision of all program staff. The Director plays an integral role in working in collaboration with families, Syracuse City School District (SCSD), Onondaga County Department of Social Services, and other community entities involved in serving the families of Little Innovations Learning Center. The Director is responsible for ensuring compliance with NYS Office of Children & Family Services regulations, NYS Department of Education, and SCSD UPK requirements. Workweeks in excess of 40 hours can be occasionally anticipated.
  
The successfull candidate will have at least a Bachelor’s Degree (including 12 credits in Early Childhood, Child Development, or related field) and 1 year full-time teaching experience in early childhood/daycare and 1 year of experience supervising staff.. The Director must demonstrate exceptional communication and collaboration abilities and strong training skills.

Full Time posititions include a generous benefits package.
To aplly, click here.

Receptionist

Elmcrest has an opportuntiy for a full time Receptionist in the Administratoin Building on our main property in Syracuse.  The Receptionist is the main point of contact for the offices, whether face-to-face or via incoming phone calls.  A primary responsibility is operating the phone system (transfering calls to the intended recipient).  
The successful candidate will enjoy providing excellent customer service while being professional and courteous to both internal and external constituents. Organization and attention to detail should be above average, with the ability to manage a fluctuating workload. Must be articulate with both verbal and written communication. Proficient with Word and Excel. 
Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This position includes a generous benefits package.
 
To apply, please click here

 

 

Daycare Teachers - Part Time

Elmcrest is opening a new early education program. Little Innovations Learning Center is a Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) where care and activities are purposefully designed to help children and their families succeed. The learning center provides high-quality impact oriented curriculum in a state of the art facility by certified teachers and expert staff. Because parents are the first and most important teachers, this program also provides home-based services where staff will transition the skills and knowledge from the Center to the child’s home. The program model uses the most current research on preparing children physically, emotionally, and cognitively to be successful in school. 

The Part Time Day Care Teachers require an Associates Degree in early childhood or related field.  At least 1 year full time realated experience preffered.   Must be caring, nurturing and creative, have high energy, and dedicated to working with low-income and at risk children and families.

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 opportunity may be part time or full time, and is in our Binghamton 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 Professoinal (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 is a full time position and includes benefits.

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

 

 

Program Clinician

The Program Clinician is responsible for providing clinical services to youth and families. This includes providing individual, group, and family therapy; communicating the clinical needs of youth to various stakeholders (e.g., program staff, families, counties, courts, etc.); and serving as a co-leader within the unit. 
 

Must be New York State licensed in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling.  

 

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Teaching Assistants - Full Time

Elmcrest is opening a new early education program. Little Innovations Learning Center is a Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) where care and activities are purposefully designed to help children and their families succeed. The learning center provides high-quality impact oriented curriculum in a state of the art facility by certified teachers and expert staff. Because parents are the first and most important teachers, this program also provides home-based services where staff will transition the skills and knowledge from the Center to the child’s home. The program model uses the most current research on preparing children physically, emotionally, and cognitively to be successful in school.
 

Full Time Teaching Assistants must have NYS Teaching Assistant Certification.  Must be dedicated to working with low-income and at risk children and families; have high energy, creativity, and initiative; and have strong organization skills.

Full Time positions include a generous benefits package.
 
To apply, please click here.