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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.

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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.

  • Substance Abuse Prevention Educator

    There is an immediate opening for a FT, 35hr/week position as a School-based Substance Abuse Prevention Educator within our Youth Services Programs.

    The position requires the qualified individual to provide evidence-based substance abuse, gambling, and violence prevention programming to children within the Montgomery County schools. Additionally, parenting programs, community engagement, and other programming may be required.

    The general goal of this position is to reduce or delay substance abuse and problem gambling in youth by increasing protective factors and helping reduce risk factors that negatively affect individuals. Generally, the work will be performed at various school sites and at the main office site.

    This position is classified as non-exempt under overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in teaching, human services, psychology or education fields, experience with youth, in schools, and/ or giving presentations a must. Prefer a CPP or CPS OASAS credential or engagement in certification upon hire. Must pass background check, have own transportation, and a clean, valid NYS license.

    All resumes must be sent by August 12, 2019 to:

    Denise Benton
    Youth Services Director
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    Fax: (518) 842-4245

    Mail Attn:
    Denise Benton
    1 Kimball St
    Amsterdam, NY 12010

  • Substance Abuse Prevention Counselor

    There is an immediate opening for a FT, 35 hr/week position as a School-based Substance Abuse Prevention Counselor within our Youth Services Programs.

    This position requires the qualified individual to provide both Evidence-based counseling as well as use of problem-resolution focused activities that concentrate on assessing and resolving identified problems and improving the level of youth and family risk to students in grades K-12 in a Montgomery County school district.

    The position will also support efforts of the school district and the agency pertaining to prevention and educational activities.

    This position is classified as non-exempt under overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

    Minimum Qualifications: Human Services and three years of experience in providing direct counseling services; or a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or School Counseling; and the ability to aptly and professionally represent the agency in manner, speech, appearance and attitude. Prefer a CASAC (OASAS credential) or engagement in certification upon hire. Must pass background check, have own transportation, and a clean, valid NYS license and pass a background check.

    All resumes must be sent by August 12, 2019 to:

    Denise Benton
    Youth Services Director
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Fax: (518) 842-4245

    Mail Attn: 
    Denise Benton
    1 Kimball St
    Amsterdam, NY 12010

  • PAX Coordinator

    This full-time Prevention Education positions will see the candidate work with the Johnstown School District with grades K-6th grades for a full year. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: working in and with identified teachers and classrooms to aid them in implementing the PAX Good Behavior Game; coordinate resources; solidify school and community
    partnerships; provide embedded coaching and technical assistance to ensure program delivery is occurring; and provide all levels of coordination of the program. Candidates will also: measure fidelity of the program through data collection, assessments, and evaluation reporting; provide professional development opportunities; facilitate mandatory scheduled reports; and work closely with program Director and school staff. Training will be provided.

    This position is classified as non-exempt under overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

    Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in human services, education, or psychology related fields. Must have experience with: youth and/or schools; creating and/or giving presentations; data collection; excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills; and the ability to work independently and in groups. Candidates for the position will be required to travel, have their own transportation; be organized; have excellent computer knowledge; have a clean, Valid NYS driver’s license and pass a background check.

    All resumes must be sent by August 12, 2019 to:

    Denise Benton
    Youth Services Director
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    Fax: (518) 842-4245

    Mail Attn: 
    Denise Benton
    1 Kimball St
    Amsterdam, NY 12010

  • Continuous Recruitment for Per Diem Residential Positions

    In the community residence we are searching for people who have a desire to help others overcome their present and move into their future. We use motivational, strength based approaches to assist people with developing their own path to recovery from mental health and/or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues. 

    The right individual for these positions is one who can promote hope for the hopeless, strength for the weak and belief that recovery is possible.

    Although not required, some experience (personal/professional/other) with providing support and encouragement to others on a journey towards recovery is preferred. If you think you are someone who has the ability or at least the desire to assist others with remembering who they are, what their strengths are and finding the part of themselves that still has hopes and dreams, each out to us. A background check is required. A valid NYS driver's license, high school diploma and computer skills are required.

    Full and part-time positions are available. Shifts include nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays. Strong communication skills, ability to work as part of a team, experience in human services are preferred.

    Questions? Please contact either:

    Leslie Cole
    (518) 725-2680

    Tressa Rossi
    (518) 736-1674

    Send cover letter and resume to:
    Catholic Charities 
    55 East Main Street, Suite 100
    Johnstown, NY 12095

    Please feel free to submit your resume and cover letter to our employment email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please include the name of the person you wish to receive it in the subject line.

Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties

  • Fulton County
    55 East Main Street, Suite 30
    Johnstown, NY 12095
    Ph: (518) 848-3061
    Fx: (518) 762-4092
  • Montgomery County
    1 Kimball Street
    Amsterdam, NY 12010
    Ph: (518) 842-4204
    Fx: (518) 842-4245

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