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Positions in Syracuse (updated 06/05/17)

Student Advocate, Justice Strategies

Student Advocate, Justice Strategies: duties include ensuring parents and youth understand the Disciplinary hearing process, their rights and responsibilities and outcomes of the hearing. Work with youth and family to develop an advocacy plan and keep youth engaged in school. Attend hearings, identify solutions and ensure that students re-enroll in school after the hearing. Connect youth and family to school district and community supports and services to address identified concerns. Qualifications: JD or Master's degree in social work, education, policy, criminal justice with excellent oral/written communication, collaboration, and advocacy skills. Knowledge of education (special education) laws, regulations and disciplinary process preferred.


Secretary, Syracuse: responsibilities include reception services and other administrative duties as assigned; answer telephone and route calls to appropriate personnel; greets clients/guests and oversee client sign in. Maintain office files and perform data entry. Assist staff and visitors with the operation of copy and fax machine. Qualifications: Business degree or equivalent practical experience. Excellent interpersonal and computer skills and the ability to multi task, handling busy reception area and represent the agency professionally.

NEW! CCA-Syracuse Recovery Community & Outreach Center (RCOC)
Announced by Governor and NYS OASAS!

Project Director, Syracuse RCOC: responsibilities include day-to-day management of the Syracuse Recovery Community nd Outreach Center; policy and program development in conjunction with the Director of Recovery Services; supervision of project staff; oversight of outreach plan to recruit and retain individuals as members of the RCOC, peer leadership training; grant management and reporting; and liaison with community partners. Qualifications: Master's degree in public administration, health, social work or criminal justice; CASAC or personal experience with recovery (5 years or more of sustained sobriety) and/or criminal justice issues preferred. Excellent management, supervisory and written/oral communication skills. Valid NYS driver's license and vehicle required.

Recovery Care Manager, Syracuse RCOC

Recovery Care Manager, Syracuse RCOC: support individuals who are in recovery and who may have prior criminal justice experience in their participation in the Syracuse RCOC. Screen and assess for substance use disorders, make referrals to behavioral health, health and other supportive services as needed. Monitor participants= recovery status, assist with the coordination of affiliation activities, facilitate peer leadership training modules and supervise peers in the delivery of services. Qualifications: QHP: CASAC, LMSW, LCSW, CRC, or AAMFT required. Personal experience with recovery and/or criminal justice issues strongly preferred. Valid NYS driver's license and vehicle required.

Reintegration Services – Case Manager – Onondaga Self Development

Reintegration Services – Case Manager – Onondaga Self Development: responsible for providing cognitive based training, case management and employment services to individuals referred to the program with the goal of facilitating the obtainment of employment, advancement, training, educational goals, stable housing, and successful reintegration after a period of incarceration. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in human service field preferred. Valid NYS driver's license and access to registered and insured vehicle required. Ability to gain clearance to Onondaga County Correctional Facility, required.

Positions in Rochester (updated 06/05/17)

There are no openings at this time.

Positions in New York City (updated 06/05/17)

Substance Abuse Case Manager, Adult Services

Substance Abuse Case Manager, Adult Services: assist with the provision of case management services to adults with substance use and criminal justice histories including referrals to community based organizations and facilitating education and chemical dependency support groups, and maintaining OASAS compliant case files. Qualifications: CASAC or CASAC-T and demonstrated experience with OASAS documentation.

Instructions for Submitting Resumes

Send cover letter  indicating position applying for, salary history & resume to (for position in NYC):
Center for Community Alternatives 
ATTN: HR, 25 Chapel Street, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY  11201
or fax to:  718-858-9670
or email (in MS Word format) to nycjobs@communityalternatives.org

Center for Community Alternatives (for position in Syracuse and Rochester)
115 E. Jefferson Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
fax: (315) 471-4924
email: jobs@communityalternatives.org

No phone calls please. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

CCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

Comprehensive Benefit Package

Paid Earned Time Off
11 paid holidays
Health and Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
NYS Disability Insurance
Retirement Plan
Tax Sheltered Annuities (TSA)
Direct Deposit
Transportation Savings program (NYC)
Remitted tuition