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Positions in New York City (updated 12/21/16)

Director of Treatment Services

Director of Treatment Services:  provide day to day oversight of treatment programs including client intake, the treatment center, achievement of project goals and objectives, contract compliance, program staffing, development and supervision. Chair project staff and clinical meetings, prepare reports to funders, assists with continued funding applications and funding proposals. Qualifications: CASAC required with Master’s degree in social work, criminal justice, rehabilitation, public health or related  with successful OASAS compliance experience.  Demonstrated cultural competency and commitment to working with disempowered, marginalized populations particularly persons involved with the criminal/juvenile justice system.  Excellent management, clinical and written/oral communication skills. 

Community Health Educator, Young Adult Services

Community Health Educator, Young Adult Services: conduct outreach, facilitate evidence-based HIV/STI and pregnancy prevention workshops for youth and young adults involved with the criminal and juvenile justice systems. Deliver and facilitate community education workshops for parents, caregivers and other community stakeholders. Provide referrals for family planning and other health related services. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in health, education, or related. Knowledge of STD's/STI's, teen pregnancy and family planning and demonstrated experience in education/community outreach.

Court Advocate, Court Services

Court Advocate, Court Services: responsible for conducting initial client screening and assessment, background investigation including making home visits, interviewing family members and collecting background documentation to support alternative to incarceration placement. Serves as program liaison to the court; writes and submits reports representing client progress, needs and concerns. Work in concert with program staff. Qualifications: Master's degree preferred, Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work or related field required and experience working in criminal justice system and with at risk youth. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Substance Abuse Case Manager, Adult Services

Substance Abuse Case Manager, Adult Services: assist with the provision of case management services to adults with substance use and criminal justice histories including referrals to community based organizations and facilitating education and chemical dependency support groups, and maintaining OASAS compliant case files. Qualifications: CASAC or CASAC-T and demonstrated experience with OASAS documentation.

Positions in Syracuse (updated 12/21/16)

Project Director, Client Specific Planning, Advocacy Services

Project Director, Client Specific Planning, Advocacy Services: responsible for the coordination and provision of client specific planning and sentence mitigation services to achieve the best possible dispositions for clients facing criminal charges, maintaining the integrity of and overseeing development of the program and supervising direct service staff, consultants and interns. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required; J.D. or Master's degree in human service field preferred or comparable work experience. Extensive knowledge in criminal sentencing, ability to identify appropriate treatment providers and/or programs in the community and/or the correctional setting. Superior  written/oral communication, project management (including project performance reporting)  and supervisory skills.  Computer literacy required. Valid NYS driver's license and access to vehicle required. Ability to gain clearance to correctional facilities.

Program Director, Reintegration Services

Program Director, Reintegration Services: responsible for the development and coordination of reentry and employment services programs serving individuals with current or previous involvement in the criminal justice system and /or unemployed or under employed individuals living in the James Geddes public housing including direct staff supervision, limited direct service delivery, collaborating with contracting partners, program data collection and reporting, and ensuring contract deliverables are met. Qualifications: Master's degree in public administration or human service field preferred. Strong written/oral communication, project and data management and supervisory skills required. Computer literacy required. Valid NYS driver's license and access to vehicle required.

Transition Coach, Justice Strategies

Transition Coach, Justice Strategies: works with students who are returning to mainstream school following long term absence due to out-of-school suspension and placement in an alternative school or homebound; return from juvenile detention; return from jail, prison or juvenile placement; return from therapeutic placement. Duties include youth assessment, conducted through one on one meetings with the youth and family members and comprehensive school or other pertinent record review to develop individualized transition plan. Strong collaboration with school district staff to advocate for and support youth' success and address any emerging or ongoing concerns. Follow up to engage youth, track progress and provide referrals to school district and other community supports to ensure the successful transition to mainstream school. Qualifications: Master's degree in social work, education, counseling or related required. Excellent oral/written communication, collaboration, advocacy and engagement skills. Valid NYS Driver's License, access to vehicle.

Positions in Rochester (updated 12/21/2016)

Recovery Care Manager

Recovery Care Manager: Support individuals who are in recovery and who may have prior criminal justice experience to participate in the Rochester Recovery Network (RRN). Screen and assess for substance use disorders, make referrals to behavioral health, health and other supportive services as needed. Monitor participants= recovery status, assist with the coordination of affiliation activities, facilitate peer leadership training modules and supervise peers in the delivery of services. Qualifications: QHP: CASAC, LMSW, LCSW, CRC, or AAMFT required. Personal experience with recovery and/or criminal justice issues strongly preferred. Valid NYS driver's license and vehicle required.

Instructions for Submitting Resumes

Send cover letter  indicating position applying for, salary history & resume to (for position in NYC):
Center for Community Alternatives 
ATTN: HR, 25 Chapel Street, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY  11201
or fax to:  718-858-9670
or email (in MS Word format) to nycjobs@communityalternatives.org

Center for Community Alternatives (for position in Syracuse and Rochester)
115 E. Jefferson Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
fax: (315) 471-4924
email: jobs@communityalternatives.org

No phone calls please. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

CCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

Comprehensive Benefit Package

Paid Earned Time Off
11 paid holidays
Health and Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
NYS Disability Insurance
Retirement Plan
Tax Sheltered Annuities (TSA)
Direct Deposit
Transportation Savings program (NYC)
Remitted tuition