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Executive Director, Center for Community Alternatives

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for CCA achieving its mission. Following the retirement of CCA's long-time ED and founder, the new ED will lead the organization into its next phase of growth and development. The primary responsibilities include leading and managing the staff; collaborating with the Board of Directors to develop strategies and ensure execution of program planning and evaluation initiatives; creating development and fundraising plans that support and sustain the organization; deploying effective financial management practices; and managing public, community, government relations, and organizational partnerships. More details and a full job description are available here.

CCA is working in partnership with Community Resource Exchange (CRE) www.crenyc.org to fill this position. It is strongly advised that you submit a cover letter indicating why you think you are a fit for the Executive Director position at CCA in addition to your resume that details your qualifications and experience and submit by e-mail to ccaed@crenyc.org


Positions in New York City (updated 04/01/15)

Send cover letter  indicating position applying for, salary history & resume to:
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

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

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, Crossroads

Substance Abuse Case Manager, Crossroads: provide one to one counseling and case management services, develop individual treatment plans, make referrals to community based organizations and coordinate services. Facilitate education and chemical dependency support groups. Maintain OASAS compliant case files and assist with monthly progress reports for submission to court, probation, and parole. Qualifications: CASAC or CASAC-T and demonstrated experience with OASAS documentation required.


Positions in Syracuse (updated 04/01/15)

Grants Manager

Grants Manager (temporary full time): work collaboratively with the finance team to voucher various government grants ensuring timely and accurate preparation of all monthly, quarterly and annual invoices consistent with budget parameters. Qualifications: detail oriented individual who is able to work well in a busy finance department and help manage the compliance demands of deadline driven governmental contracts. Must have a proven record in vouchering and reporting for grants with several state and local governments and excellent financial, organizational and computer skills.

Pathway Advocate

Pathway Advocate: HIV-related work within NYS correctional facilities (Mid-State, Marcy, Mohawk) to motivate individuals to know their HIV status, and if HIV+ motivate and ensure engagement and adherence in HIV-related treatment. Broader program focuses on reducing stigma of being HIV+ while incarcerated. Provide in-community support for those returning to the Syracuse area. Qualifications: BA/BS in health, counseling, education preferred, with knowledge and experience in motivational interviewing, and working within criminal justice and HIV/AIDS field. ARTAS certification a plus, or willing to be trained. Must have reliable transportation and the ability to gain clearance to correctional facilities.


Positions in Rochester

There are no positions in Rochester at this time.


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

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