Employment

Catholic Charities of Oswego County is a human services agency, dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice.  Catholic Charities believes that all people have infinite value and are worthy of dignity and respect, and above all, is committed to creating hope and transforming lives.

If interested in applying for a position please fill out an employment application and send in with resume to: Catholic Charities, 808 West Broadway, Fulton, NY  13069 Attn: Director of Operations. If you have any questions please email Pam Peeling at ppeeling@ccoswego.com

Full time Positions:

Visitation Program Supervisor

Full-Time salaried position

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in social work, psychology or related field with at least 1 year supervisory experience
  • Experience working with family systems and child welfare/OCFS
  • Knowledge and experience of Trauma Informed Care
  • Knowledge of County Resources
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact with a wide variety of people including staff, clientele and the general public .
  • Well-Developed oral and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient with computer skills and knowledge to include working with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher
  • Familiarity with human resource management
  • Must be highly motivated, able to work independently with good organizational and creative problem skills
  • Ability to work in a team approach
  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Primary function is to assist with supervision and support to direct line staff
  • May carry a small caseload, perform assessments and attend court
  • Responsible for day to day client/staff emergencies
  • Coordinate with Program Director as needed
  • Assist with staff training
  • Be familiar with all program functions and available to fill in for absent staff as needed
  • Responsible for review of case notes to ensure quality documentation standards are met
  • Attend required meetings as appropriate for program/agency
  • Perform other duties as directed

Care Management Program Supervisor

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Masters in Social Work, Counseling or related field plus NYS License with at least 3 years of relevant and supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of Care Coordination/Health Home/HCBS
  • Knowledge of County Resources
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact with a wide variety of people including staff, clientele and the general public.
  • Well-Developed oral and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient with computer skills and knowledge to include working with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Access
  • Familiarity with human resource management
  • Must be highly motivated, able to work independently with good organizational and creative problem skills
  • Ability to work in a team approach
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Primary function is to assist with supervision and support to direct line staff
  • Responsible for day to day client/staff emergencies
  • Coordinate with Program Director as needed
  • Assist with staff training
  • Be familiar with all program functions and available to fill in for absent staff as needed
  • Responsible for review of case notes to ensure quality documentation standards are met
  • Attend required meetings as appropriate for program/agency
  • Perform other duties as directed

Parent Educator

Full Time 35 hrs per week

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 3 or more years working with children and adults.
  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Teach parenting skills to reduce risk and prevent placement or work towards reunification of families involved in the foster care system.
  • Develop goals with the family, based on the individual needs of the family.
  • Meet weekly with each family for a minimum of one hour per week and a maximum of eight hours per week.
  • Thoroughly document each contact into a state-wide system, within 48 hours of the contact.
  • Conduct ongoing safety assessments and service plan reviews with the family.
  • Review goal progress and status every 90 days with the family and document any and all concerns pertaining to the goals and overall child well-being.
  • Assist and perform other duties as assigned and as are applicable to the position.

Health Home Care Manager

Full time 35 hrs

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in listed field OR NYS teacher’s certificate for which a bachelor’s degree is required; OR NYS licensure and registration as a Registered Nurse and a bachelor’s degree with four years’ experience either: providing direct service to mentally disabled members: or linking mentally disabled members to a broad range of services essential to successfully living in a community setting OR a bachelor’s level education or higher in any field with 5 years of experience working directly with persons with behavioral health diagnosis OR a credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).

Listed field: child & family studies, community mental health, counseling, education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, recreation, recreation therapy, rehabilitation, social work, sociology, or speech and hearing

A master’s degree can be substituted for 2 years of experience.

  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills, responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive assessment and reassessment of clients as needed inclusive of medical, behavioral, rehabilitation, social service and long term care needs.
  • Identify eligible clients by working with case workers in the agency and community. Educate providers on eligibility criteria and work with lead health home to determine eligibility.
  • Complete and/or revise as needed patient centered plan of care.
  • Prepare client crisis intervention plan and participate in its execution as needed.
  • Ensure the delivery of all aspects of care coordination including work with service providers and health plans to provide necessary care for clients.
  • Advocate for services and assist with scheduling of medical services, monitor and support attendance at these services.
  • Ensure the provisions of comprehensive transitional care including family members in client’s plan of care when appropriate and serving as a resource to client and family members regarding patient and community programs.
  • Refer clients and family members as needed to appropriate community supporters and help connect to those services.
  • Complete all required documentation in timely and thorough manner.
  • Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities of Oswego County policies and procedures.
  • Assist and perform other duties as assigned and as are applicable to the position.
  • Must have valid NYS Driver’s License, an acceptable driving record and adequate insurance.

Part Time Positions:

AMP Mentor

Part Time 25 hours per week 1:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Associates degree in human service field and at least two years’ experience working in similar field.
  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Provides mentoring to children of families being served in various programs.
  • Completes a service plan including the family and mentee in the process.
  • Promote independence and self-sufficiency for mentees.
  • Connect the mentee to appropriate agencies and other resources regarding needs and service plan goals.
  • Consistently meets with the mentee to help complete goals.
  • Maintain a caseload minimum of 20 families; seen on an as needed basis.
  • Assist families with making connections between home, school, and mental health linkages for children identified at risk.
  • Work collaboratively with schools and other community agencies and programs to achieve client, family, and program goals.
  • Attend and actively participate in meetings as required (agency, program, SPOA, client, etc.).
  • Provide transportation as needed and appropriate.
  • Assists with planning and facilitation mentor groups
  • Maintain case files, record and submit paperwork weekly, monthly and yearly as needed for reporting

Peer Specialist

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma/equivalency and at least 18 years of age.
  • For Empowerment services:

willing to obtaining NYS Peer Specialist Certification.

Must Self-identify as having direct personal experience living with mental illness and recovery and have at least one year of personal mental health recovery and able to manage own wellness.

  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the individual with compensating for or eliminating functional deficits and interpersonal and/or environmental barriers associated with their behavioral health condition in the following areas: Empowerment, Psychosocial Rehabilitation; Habilitation; Pre-vocational Employment; Transitional Employment; Intensive supported Employment and On-going Supported Employment in accordance with the HCBS manual.
  • Ongoing assessment of the individual’s progress toward recovery, functional skill and impairment levels that is used to select psychosocial rehabilitation interventions and periodically assess their effectiveness in achieving goals.
  • Person centered goal planning that incorporates life areas such as community connectedness, physical wellness, spirituality, employment, self-help
  • Rehabilitation counseling including recovery-oriented activities and interventions that support and restore social and interpersonal skills necessary to increase or sustain community tenure,
  • Assist client to enhance interpersonal skills
  • Assist individuals to establish support network and increase community awareness
  • Develop coping strategies and effective functioning in the individual’s social environment such as home, work, and school
  • Companionship and modeling of recovery lifestyle, including participation in recovery activities that might be beyond the scope of treatment
  • Raising the awareness of existing services, pathways to recovery and helping a person to remove barriers that exist for access to them
  • One to one peer support
  • Maintain up to date program documentation ie: client list, client files, reporting statistical information to appropriate supervisor, calendars