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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.

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. Full time (with benefits) and part time positions available.

 To apply please 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.
 

 

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.

To apply, please click here.

Supervisor - Casey's Place

Elmcrest has an opportunity for a Supervisor in our Casey’s Place program.  This full time position consists of 20 hours of staff supervision, and 20 hours direct care with children.  The schedule includes some weekend hours on alternating weeks.

Must enjoy working in a busy environment, with demonstrable skills and abilities regarding organization, communication, and problem-solving.  Requires experience with children.  Preferred candidate will have experience with individuals with disabilities, as well as a college degree.

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.

Clinician - Mexico Office

Elmcrest has an opportunity for a Clinician in our Focus on Families program based in our Mexico office. Provide in-home family therapy, couples therapy, and individual therapy. Provide safety assessments, crisis planning, parenting support and education to families. Requires regular contact and collaboration with Oswego County DSS and other treatment providers. Full time with benefits.  Must be licensed: LMSW, LMHC, or LMFT. 
 

To apply please click here.

Clinician - Ready For Home

Elmcrest has an opportunity for a Clinician in our Ready For Home program.  This program is for Onondaga County youth placed in residential care at Elmcrest, with an aim at making the transition home faster and easier. Clinicians provide counseling and support to families and siblings of youth in care. They help families understand youths’ behaviors and provide effective ways of managing them.  Ready For Home is based in our James Street offices.

A qualified candidate will be licensed in one of the mental health professions (Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy).   License-eligible may be considered.

This full time position includes a generous benefits package.

To apply, please click here.

Director of Waiver Services

The Director of Waiver Services is responsible for developing and maintaining B2H Waiver Service resources necessary to meet the needs of children and families enrolled in B2H. This position has direct oversight and supervision of the B2H Waiver Services department. Provide training, support, and supervision of all Waiver Services Providers (WSPs) and WSP Supervisors to assure that all services & documentation meet Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) B2H and Medicaid requirements.   

This full time position includes a generous benefits package.

To apply, please click here.

Therapist - Family Transitions

Elmcrest has an opportunity for a licensed Therapist in our Family Transitions program. 

Some of the duties include:

  • Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with youth and parents
  • Conduct individual, family and group therapy sessions
  • Develop and implement case specific therapeutic interventions and treatment plans
  • Write court reports, treatment summary updates and case discharge reports with specific clinical observations and recommendations
  • Collaboration with Onondaga County Department of Social Services, Preventive Service Agencies and Department of Probation
  • Participate in community service meetings with the potential for training and collaborating with multiple community resources
  • Case management with the use of the NYS Connections system (progress notes, FASP goal entry, collaboration, etc.)
  • Participate in team meetings, including agency sexual abuse services team, case presentations, program development, etc.

This full time position includes a generous benefits package.  Must be licensed in one of the mental health professions (Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy).  Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the area of sexual abuse and family systems.

For more information and 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 Syracuse / Mexico offices.  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.

 

 

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.