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

Mental Health Counselors – Binghamton, Cortland and Oneida Clinics

NEW!  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!

Prevention Specialist – Cortland County

NEW!  Our Prevention program is seeking Prevention Specialists to join our team in Cortland, NY.  We have both 10- and 12-month positions available! Duties include: Provide education (in schools and in the community) about the risk and protective factors associated with addiction, substance abuse, and related social problems; as part of a team, establish, coordinate, and implement Evidence-Based Programming for youth of all ages and their families; and promote supportive communities and healthy development for children, adolescents, and young adults.  Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Associate degree in related field, experience working with at-risk youth and families, good communication and organizational skills a must, team player essential, experience providing workshops and public presentations preferred.  Occasional evening hours are required. Supervision and training provided. Competitive salary and benefits.

Health Home Care Manager – Cortland County

NEW! We are seeking a full time Care Manager for our Health Home program in Cortland County.  Duties and responsibilities include: provide care coordination services to Medicaid enrolled individuals with qualifying chronic illnesses; meet with individuals in their home, community or in the office to assist with enrollment in Health Home and care coordination needs, including a broad range of services essential to successful living in a community setting (e.g. medical, psychiatric, social, educational, legal, housing and financial services); evaluate clients’ social, health, and mental health needs in order to provide appropriate referrals to community resources and providers; contact eligible individuals by mail and/or phone to explain the Medicaid Health Home Program; maintain in person and phone contact with interested individuals; may serve as the initial agency contact to the public and other agencies/providers. Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in a related field including human services, social work, nursing, education, psychology, sociology required. Prefer two years’ experience providing direct services or linking services to individuals with mental illness, developmental disabilities, or substance use disorders. A CASAC with a bachelor’s degree with the required experience is also eligible for consideration. A master’s degree in one of the qualifying education fields may be substituted for one year of experience. Knowledge of the Cortland County area and community resources desired. Must have knowledge of effective telephone techniques and ability to communicate appropriately with clients and other professionals. Must demonstrate skills necessary to perform a variety of data reporting duties utilizing Microsoft Office applications, the NYS Health Commerce System and other data management systems. Health Home program training will be provided. Competitive salary and benefits. 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

NEW! 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.