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

Health Communications Specialist

NEW! Our Prevention program is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the part-time position of Health Communications Specialist. The Health Communications Specialist will serve a dual role (total 17.5 hours/week) in our Prevention program and a partner agency, Cortland Area Communities That Care (CACTC) to develop and manage media materials for both agencies. Our Prevention program provides evidence-based drug, alcohol and tobacco prevention services and educational programs for children, teens, adults and families. We collaborate with other Cortland County agencies, school districts and businesses to promote positive change and build healthy communities through educational programs, workshops and training. We work on policy and enforcement efforts to reduce underage drinking and create positive alternative activities for youth.  Responsibilities: Work directly with the Directors to develop and manage marketing and content plans across social media and other media assets; be responsible for creating and managing content on social media, website pages, and print media including but not limited to; blog posts, videos, press releases, advertisements, and podcasts; coordinate with prevention specialist and other community partners to develop unique prevention and educational content for children, teens, adults, and families; assist with the collection and reporting of data and analytics for grant and state agencies; collaborate with staff to conduct quality improvement on media campaigns and other media assets. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in health-related field and one (1) year of experience working in community health or prevention; excellent written communication skills (both technical and creative); experience managing social media accounts; and familiarity with content management systems.  Competitive salary and benefits. Professional work environment.

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.

Peer Specialist – Cortland and Broome Counties

Seeking skilled Peer Specialists to support individuals enrolled in substance use services. Candidates for this position will serve as role models, exhibit competency in understanding personal recovery and the use of relapse prevention and coping skills. Preferred Candidates: Preference is given to those who are a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) as certification is required within six months of hire. High School Graduate/Equivalency. An individual does not need to be in recovery him/herself, but must be able to confer empathy through lived experiences. One year of Health or Human Service experience preferred. Must possess a valid NYS Driver’s License and pass background clearance for use of agency vehicles. Supervision and training 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.