Careers

Join our team of talented and dedicated healthcare professionals!

We are seeking clinicians with a strong knowledge of trauma recovery and experience working with children and families.

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Family & Children’s Counseling Services welcomes employment inquiries from individuals who have an interest in working in behavioral health care and prevention services. We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plan, and more. Family & Children’s Counseling Services participates in the National Health Service Corps loan repayment program for eligible employees. 

Positions may become available at any time within our service area of Broome, Cortland, Herkimer, Madison and Tioga counties. Skills, work experiences or education that are of particular interest to us include:

    • NY Licensed Master Social Worker
    • NY Licensed Clinical Social Worker
    • Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor
    • Volunteer Mentors for Youth

If you are interested in applying for one of our programs, please download our Employment Application, and submit your completed application, cover letter and resume to one of the following:

jobs@fcscortland.org

Fax: (607) 753-0286

Family & Children’s Counseling Services
Attn: Human Resources
165 Main Street, Suite A
Cortland, NY 13045

Current Openings

Prevention Director

NEW! Cortland Prevention Resources, a division of Family and Children’s Counseling Services, is seeking a full-time Prevention Director to oversee the administrative, programmatic and day to day operations of our NYS OASAS funded prevention program in Cortland, NY. This position will be available August 2022. Qualifications: CPP, CPS or licensed, certified or credentialed in related discipline, with a minimum of thirty hours of prevention specific education or training and two years qualifying prevention work experience. The Prevention Director is responsible for all aspects of Cortland Prevention Resources and oversees the Cortland LGBTQ Center.  Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain ongoing communication with Executive Director and other Leadership staff to assure compliance with agency policies, goals, objectives, fiscal priorities and provide ongoing updates for CPR and The Center;
  • Interview, hire and maintain a professional and efficient staff through guidance, clear performance standards, support and constant dialogue regarding skills for success including: adaptability, communication, inclusiveness, motivation, professional development, problem solving, stewardship and teamwork;
  • Achieve and maintain compliance with all regulatory and funding source requirements including assuring all data collection and reporting is accurate and completed as required;
  • Assess and evaluate the risk and protective factors for the various municipalities, communities, demographic categories, and organizations within Cortland County;
  • Promote and market programs and services to organizations and community groups through collaborations with a working knowledge of the structure of existing community public health, education programs and services in Cortland County.  Provide a comprehensive approach to the delivery of prevention, intervention and referral programs;
  • Develop strategic plans with long and short term goals continually evaluating programs for need and effectiveness along with fiscal priorities;
  • Represent these agencies at local, regional and state consortia, conferences and network meetings as require;d
  • Maintain professional competence through continuing education participation and current professional credential. 

Client Navigator – Cortland County

New! Do you enjoy working with people and helping them access services in the community? The Client Navigator will manage referrals to and from the agency using the Unite Us referral platform, ensuring that people can access community services and resources to address their identified needs. Responsibilities: Evaluate individuals’ needs to assist in providing appropriate referrals to community providers and community resources; serve as a liaison between providers of care when indicated; develop knowledge of and build positive working relationships with community based agencies and other service providers to facilitate referrals; use Unite Us referral platform to document referrals, outcomes and time frames; receive agency referrals through the Unite Us platform and forward them to appropriate programs/services within the agency; provide data to assist agency/network to prepare reports and assess program and community needs; and support implementation of the Unite Us referral network both locally and regionally and helps promote use by other providers. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Community Health, or related field and some experience in human services, or any combination of education and experience that would provide the requisite knowledge, skills and ability; strong technology skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, electronic health records systems and/or data management platforms; experience linking individuals to community resources and knowledge of local community services, strong written and oral communication skills. Full-time position. Supervision and additional training provided. Competitive salary, great benefits and professional work environment!

Prevention Specialist – Cortland County

NEW!!  Love kids and want to provide programming to empower our youth and families? Cortland Prevention Resources, a division of Family & Children’s Counseling Services, is seeking a Prevention Specialist to join our team. Duties include: provide programming to educate the community and schools about the risk and protective factors associated with addiction, substance abuse and related social problems; together with the Prevention staff, establish, coordinate and implement Evidence-Based Programming working with youth of all ages in schools and families in the Cortland County community; promote supportive communities and healthy development for children, adolescents and young adults.  Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Associate degree in related field with experience working with at-risk youth and families. Good communication and organizational skills a must. Experience providing workshops and public presentations preferred. Team player essential.  Full-time and 10-month positions available. Some occasional evening hours are required. Supervision and training provided. Competitive salary and benefits.

Mental Health Counselors – Binghamton, Cortland and Oneida Clinics

We’re looking for experienced therapists for full-time,12-month positions in our outpatient mental health clinics in Binghamton, Cortland and Oneida.  Preference to candidates who are comfortable providing services using telehealth.  Duties include: Individual and group based clinical work, primarily working with adult clients. One evening per week; flexible scheduling.  Preferred Candidates: LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, LCAT or other licensed disciplines. Preference for those who provide dual diagnosis (MH/CD) services including CASAC applicants. . Experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates.  Supervision and additional training provided.  Competitive salary, great benefits and professional work environment!

CD/MH Dual Disorder Counselor – Binghamton

Full-time opportunity for an experienced CD/MH Dual Disorder Counselor to join our team of talented and dedicated healthcare professionals in our outpatient clinic in Binghamton, NY. Duties include: individual and group based clinical work, primarily working with adult clients. One evening per week; flexible scheduling. Preferred candidates: Qualified Health Professionals including LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, or other licensed professionals. Experience preferred. Supervision provided. Competitive salary and benefits. Professional work environment.

Chemical Dependency Counselors – Binghamton, Cortland and Oneida clinics

We are seeking experienced counselors to join our team of talented and dedicated healthcare professionals in our outpatient chemical dependency clinics in Binghamton, Cortland and Oneida.  Duties: individual and group based clinical work, primarily working with adult clients. One evening per week; flexible scheduling. Preferred candidates: Qualified Health Professionals including LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, CASAC or other licensed professionals. Experience preferred. Supervision provided. Full-time positions only.  Competitive salary and benefits. Flexible scheduling including onsite and telehealth possibilities. Professional work environment.

School-Based Behavioral Health Counselor – Cortland and Broome counties

Join our school-based team! Opportunities available for 10, 11, or 12-month positions in our licensed mental health satellite clinics in Cortland and Broome counties. Duties: provide counseling, assessments and case planning for children and their family members. Supervision provided. Preferred candidates: LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT must be licensed (or permit eligible) in NYS. Experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates. Competitive salary and benefits.