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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Employment at CAPTAIN Community Human Services provides a challenging, rewarding experience in a fast-paced environment where you can make a real difference in your community. If your skills and experience are a good match for CAPTAIN CHS and the community we serve, please consider joining our team.

  • The Community Services Director provides program oversight and direction for assigned CAPTAIN CHS services and programs, to including staffing, reporting, volunteer management, crisis management and incident review, and analysis of program outcomes and service delivery. The Director is a member of the agency's senior administrative team and supports grant applications, ensures program compliance, represents the agency in public, and models the culture of philanthropy. *Send cover letter and resume to fern@captaincares.org

  • Responsible for providing supportive services to senior residents of Southern Saratoga County in efforts to help them maintain their self-sufficiency. Responsible for the planning, implementation and direction of all aspects of the program. In conjunction with senior management, will develop, coordinate, and supervise community/senior-based programs and related activities that are consistent with the CAPTAIN Community Human Services mission and vision. *Please send cover letter and resume to fern@captaincares.org

  • The Finance Assistant provides assistance with basic bookkeeping, payables, and billing functions. *Please send cover letter and resume to susan@captaincares.org

  • The Housing Specialist assists assigned clients with housing search, assesses housing needs, identifies housing resources, facilitates housing applications, and works collaboratively with landlords and property managers to place individuals and families in housing. Position involves travel around the county, client transportation, and in home services. Assigned clients may be served by CCHS or partner agencies. *Please send cover letter and resume to fern@captaincares.org

  • The Family Peer Support Specialist works as part of multidisciplinary team and provides peer-to-peer support and interventions to foster parent/caregiver engagement and empowerment within a variety of service delivery systems. They bring life experiences and skills to the position to enhance the team effort to deliver assistance to the family as they explore the goals they would like to achieve. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must be located within Warren and Washington Counties and meet the minimum qualifications for the position. *Please send cover letter and resume to Amy@captaincares.org.

  • Respite Workers temporarily care for children, on an emergency or planned basis, providing relief from care-giving responsibilities for the family. This eases the on-going stress often experienced by families of children with serious emotional disturbances. Respite Workers supervise and engage the child in recreational activities that support his/her constructive interests and abilities. Respite will occur in the community with one child or a group. CFTSS/HCBS Providers focus on the developmental stage of the child and work with the child towards achieving age appropriate developmental tasks. In collaboration with the Individual Care Coordinator, they design and provide activities that assist children in developing skills for performing age appropriate tasks needed to live successfully in their homes and communities. CFTSS/HCBS providers help the child to identify current assets and strategies for acquiring desired ones. CFTSS/HCBS providers may also work with youth in developing skills for independent living and in accessing vocational skills training. They may also work with the child’s family, including siblings, in teaching them how to best support the child in maintaining the skill sets. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must be located within Fulton and Montgomery Counties and meet the minimum qualifications for the position. *Please send cover letter and resume to Amy@captaincares.org.

  • Respite Workers temporarily care for children, on an emergency or planned basis, providing relief from care-giving responsibilities for the family. This eases the on-going stress often experienced by families of children with serious emotional disturbances. Respite Workers supervise and engage the child in recreational activities that support his/her constructive interests and abilities. Respite will occur in the community with one child or a group. CFTSS/HCBS Providers focus on the developmental stage of the child and work with the child towards achieving age appropriate developmental tasks. In collaboration with the Individual Care Coordinator, they design and provide activities that assist children in developing skills for performing age appropriate tasks needed to live successfully in their homes and communities. CFTSS/HCBS providers help the child to identify current assets and strategies for acquiring desired ones. CFTSS/HCBS providers may also work with youth in developing skills for independent living and in accessing vocational skills training. They may also work with the child’s family, including siblings, in teaching them how to best support the child in maintaining the skill sets. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must be located within Schenectady County and meet the minimum qualifications for the position. *Please send cover letter and resume to Amy@captaincares.org.

  • Youth Care Workers ensure that all youth at the Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter are supervised and cared for, according to NYS licensing regulations, as well as the Shelter’s rules and regulations. They also complete all assigned tasks during shift and complete all required documentation regarding residents. Must be available to work in-person and have flexible and open availability! *Please send cover letter and resume to Kristie@captaincares.org

How to Apply:

Please review each job listing for any specific instructions. You may also use one of the following three ways to apply for an available position. Send your resume and a cover letter telling us how your skills fit the position. No phone calls, please.

Benefits

Employees at CAPTAIN Community Human Services enjoy a comprehensive benefit package that varies depending on the number of hours worked per week. Full-time benefits include medical, dental, vision, accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), and holiday time.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to training and staff development.