Catholic Charities is committed to active witness on behalf of the Scriptural values of mercy and justice. Catholic Charities, recognizing human need at all stage of life, responds to all persons regardless of race, creed, or lifestyle, with a special emphasis on the economically poor and vulnerable. Catholic Charities serves and empowers persons in need, advocates for a just society, calls forth and collaborates with women and men of good will in fulfillment of its mission. We currently offer domestic violence and crime victims services, substance abuse prevention programs, and dispute resolution services just to name a few.
Catholic Charities offers excellent benefits including: medical, dental, life insurance, pension plan and generous paid time off plus a supportive work environment and competitive pay.
1. Catholic Charities of Fulton & Montgomery Counties is seeking a Full-time Residence Counselor for its 24/7 supervised housing community.
This position includes days, nights, weekend and overnight opportunities.
Our housing communities serve individuals who are diagnosed with mental illnesses and/or may be substance users with a goal of transitioning to independent housing through skill development to succeed on their own.
The ideal candidate will be dedicated to helping our vulnerable and under-served populations in the greater Fulton-Montgomery community and be able to work up to 30 hours per week on days and times of their choosing.
You'll have to pass a background check, have a valid Driver's License, possess at least a High School Diploma or GED, have some basic computer skills, and have some education or experience working in human services.
This position will be meaningful to the right person as most of the job duties are focused on helping residents progress toward independent living and providing supportive engagement regarding their goals and/or recovery. Having good communication skills and an ability to empathize will make you successful in this role.
Are you ready to make a difference in someone's life? Apply today!
Contact Leslie Cole, Washington St. Program Director, for more details
2. Student Assistance Prevention Services
Youth Services Programs
Job Opening for Student Assistance Prevention Services
There is an immediate opening for a FT, 35 hr/ week, position as a School-based Student Assistance Prevention Services Educator within our Youth Services Programs. Bi-lingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply.
This position is located in a local identified school district to provide evidence-based services including: prevention education in classrooms and in small groups, provide parenting programs, Parent University events, staff trainings, problem-resolution focused activities. The candidate will work closely with the school counselors and social workers to provide wrap around services. Other specific program requirements include data entry, monthly reports, trainings and quarterly staff meetings. Additional information on the position will be shared at the interview.
Minimum degree required: Bachelors degree in Psychology, Human Services, Counseling, or Education
Experience working with families of diverse backgrounds and populations.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Public speaking required.
This position is classified as non-exempt under overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
3. Community Engagement Coordinator, Advancing Tobacco Control Program, Amsterdam
Seeking an enthusiastic people person with a positive go-getter attitude! We have an immediate opening for a FT, 35 hr/ week position as the Community Engagement Lead within our agency's Advancing Tobacco Control Program within our schools, community, and businesses. Must be willing to learn and be flexible, friendly and engaging. As a part of the Youth Services Department, this program is seeking an individual who is capable of working both independently as well as in a group. Work includes some activities that may require non-traditional work hours depending on work load, so some weekend and evening work may be necessary depending on programming. Bi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.
As part of the Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program of NYS and DOH, the Community Engagement Coordinator will be trained to utilize a community-based strategy for working with youth and adults. The goal of the program is to educate and empower both groups to take action to mitigate, reduce or eliminate the tobacco industry’s deceptive marketing practices and help create local environments which reinforce tobacco-free communities throughout the catchment area (primarily Fulton Counties.).
Work includes: public speaking/ community education, community mobilization, government policy maker education, and advocacy with organizational decision makers and elected officials. Additionally, the Community Engagement Coordinator will help engage youth aged 13-18 in action-oriented activities and impart the necessary leadership skills to engage in policy related tobacco control work. So creativity and fun is needed!
The right candidate will work closely with the Program Director and Assistant Director, along with the Reality Check Coordinator to ensure work plan deliverables and sustained efforts are accomplished in their designated area.
Bachelors degree desired but will accept the right person with an Associates degree and experience working with adults and/ or youth in community or school settings.
Must have competent computer skills, be comfortable providing public speaking, and should be literate with computer and social media knowledge. Applicant must have confidence, communication skills, creativity, and flexibility and be able to work in a team setting as well as independently.
Generous time off, benefits, and compensation.
Clean Driver’s License, and own transportation.
Must be able to pass fingerprint and background check.
4. Registered Dietician for Catholic Charities of FM Counties Food Farmacy ***IMMEDIATE NEED
Location: St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam NY
General Scope of Responsibilities
The position is responsible for providing nutrition counseling, information and assisting with intakes at the St. Mary’s Food Farmacy. The Dietitian will work collaboratively with program staff to ensure all participants served by the program receive comprehensive coordinated support and assistance.
Duties and Responsibilities
4 year/Bachelor’s Degree
License / Certification: Registered Dietitian
A valid NYS driver’s license
Compensation is $40,000 - $45,000 commensurate with experience. There are generous benefits and time off opportunities. This position is hourly/non-exempt and is eligible for overtime.
Send cover letter and resume to:
Denise Benton, Director of Youth Services
Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties
1 Kimball ST
Amsterdam NY 12010