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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 Outreach Manager is responsible for managing multiple programs and services which operate out of the Outreach in the Park Center, better known as Cheryl’s Lodge, in Halfmoon Heights trailer home community in the Town of Halfmoon. This includes Homework Help, Teens Reaching Heights, Peace Camp, Captain Cares Camp, Summer Meal Program, Summer Youth Employment, Summer Literacy Programs, Teen Employment Assistance, Teen Drop In, What’s Cooking, Mentoring, Community Education, Sports programs, Field Trips and other Enrichment Activities. *Please send cover letter and resume to Amanda@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 Joanna@captaincares.org or Jennifer@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 Joanna@captaincares.org or Jennifer@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 Joanna@captaincares.org or Jennifer@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. 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.