Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children, families and the community by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

Work at ANDRUS

TO APPLY FOR A POSITION: Please send your resume and cover letter over to andrusjobs@jdam.org. You may also fax your resume and cover letter to 914-965-3883. Please indicate what position you are interested in.

Current Job Opportunities

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Yonkers, NY

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant provides direct occupational therapy services to children attending the Orchard School.  The therapy services, supervised by a Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR), focus on improving the ability of the student to regulate their bodies, cope with sensory processing disorders, develop or strengthen daily living and classroom skills, and other services identified in their IEP goals and objectives.

The COTA also provides screenings as directed by the OTR, supervises sensory rooms in the school and in the cottages as needed, and supports the OTR in the development, implementation, and coordination of the occupational therapy program at Andrus’s Orchard School/residential program. She or he is responsible for assisting the OTR, when able, in the screening and assessments, coordination of the provision of occupational therapy services and also providing services directly, ensuring the optimal usage of our sensory rooms (with both calming and sensory integration goals), and teaching students the fundamentals of self-regulation and basic occupational therapy strategies.

The COTA will also collaborate with other disciplines and departments, and provide progress notes and other reports as needed.  The COTA is expected to participate actively as a treatment team member, to collaborate effectively with the clinical, school, and at times the residential team, and to modify intervention programs when directed.

Minimum Requirements:  New York State certification as a COTA with at least one (1) year of related experience working with children who have self-regulation challenges, trauma histories, or are on the autism spectrum.  Must have solid oral and written communication skills.  Physical Requirements: Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climbs stairs, lifts weights of up to 30 lbs and have physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child.  Schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am – 3:30pm daily except one day per week for school meetings, then day ends at 5 pm.

School (Crisis) Support Aide, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is seeking a Support Aide who would be responsible to maintain a safe, predictable and therapeutic living environment for children in care at The Orchard School. The Full Time Support Aide is responsible to carry out program plans to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for all children in care at ANDRUS during the school day. With the direction and support of the school administration and Captain of Support, the Full Time Support Aide provides close supervision, instruction, counseling, and support to all of the children during school activities. They will assist students with transitions, intervene when there are conflicts between students, respond to crisis situations when needed, and maintain a presence in the hallways at all times. The basic needs of children are met, and the program space is maintained in a safe, orderly and clean condition. The Full Time Support Aide will be assigned by the Captain of Support to appropriate posts according to the needs of the school day.  They will enter the classrooms when appropriate (to be determined by classroom teacher, Captain of Support and school administration) to assist in classroom discipline and maintain an orderly environment. They are expected to develop a relationship with the students and the classroom in proximity to their assignment as designed by the Captain of Support.

 

Schedule is Monday through Friday, 7am to 3pm except for one day per week which is designated for staff conference; 3:00PM-5:00PM.  This is a 10 month school program with a 6 weeks summer program.   The summer program is a requirement for this role.

**Free parking and free lunch included.

**** During the Covid-19 Pandemic there is the potential for the work to be done all day in the cottage should the school have to go remote****

Minimum Requirements:  High School Diploma and 5 years practical work experience or sixty (60) college credits.  Good Oral and written communication skills.  Must have physical capacity to restrain or assist in restraint of a child and to be TCI certified.   Strong ability to communicate effectively with staff and to provide appropriate supervision of children. Schedule is Monday through Friday, 7AM to 3PM, with Wednesdays designated for staff conferences from 3PM to 5PM.  Must be willing to work in the cottages all day, if needed, depending on the school schedule during Covid-19.

Elementary Teacher, Yonkers, NY

The Elementary Classroom Teacher provides direct and appropriate individualized instruction based on IEP goals and objectives in the subject areas according to the New York Learning Standards and develops social skills while maintaining classroom discipline and safety.

The teacher collaborates with a multidisciplinary team that includes milieu therapists/assistants, social workers, parents and other professionals in the education and treatment of each child.  The Teacher reports student progress by reviewing the IEP on a quarterly basis, completing a daily computer log, participating in quarterly Planning Conferences, and by issuing report cards. This is a 12 month position teaching elementary.

Hours – 8:30AM-3:30PM daily, except for one day per week so designated for staff conference; 3:00PM-5:00PM.

**Free lunch provided as well as free parking on campus**

 

Minimum Requirements:  New York State Teacher Certification (Special Education Certification preferred). Must be a classroom teacher assigned to the Orchard School.  Must possess leadership skills.  Must possess administrative and organizational skills. Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics that may include, but are not limited to any of the following: race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health histories, and differing socio-economic backgrounds.  Must be willing and flexible in service provision to clients in terms of location of services, which may include, but are not limited to: in agency facilities, in the client’s home, in the client’s community, at the client’s school, in another service provider, etc. as indicated by the nature of service and the client’s needs.  Must be willing and able to participate in the supervision of all paraprofessional staff that work in the classroom.  Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, and lift weights of up to 30 lbs.  Must have the physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child.  Must be able to hear and see well enough to provide appropriate supervision of children.  This is a 10 month school year and 6 week summer program.

Maintenance Mechanic, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic to join our facilities team.  The Maintenance Mechanic  is responsible for maintenance of the agency’s buildings and grounds, ground equipment and tools, responsible for maintaining the upkeep of building and equipment and for various projects as assigned by the Facilities Manager. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, but must be flexible to be on-call outside of normal work hours to handle emergencies during the evenings or weekends when required.

Minimum Requirements:  High School Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a maintenance/construction worker capacity or a related field.  Intermediate level of all trades (Specifically, Electrical, Carpentry, Plumbing, Painting) are a must.  Valid NYS driver’s license required.  Must have the ability to speak and understand English.  Must possess ability to stand, walk, see, climb stairs, lift weights of up to 100 lbs.  Ability to load and unload vehicles.  Ability to operate motorized equipment safely.  Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics that may include, but are not limited to any of the following race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health histories, and differing socio-economic backgrounds.  Must be flexible in service provision to clients in terms of location of services, which may include, but are not limited to in agency facilities, in the client’s home, in the client’s community, at the client’s school, in another service provider, etc. as indicated by the nature of service and the client’s needs.

Clinical Director, Peekskill, NY

The Clinic Director of the Andrus Mental Health Division is a member of the MHD administrative team with oversight responsibilities for all service components of their respective clinic. This position is accountable for the day-to-day overall operations of their assigned clinic, and ensures that all services are well coordinated and meet the complex needs of the children, youth, adults and families served. The Clinic Director serves as the primary contact and resource for the residents of their respective community.

The Clinic Director maintains NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH) programmatic licensing requirements, ensures that operations comply with all local, state and federal regulations governing such programs. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of MHD and works collaboratively with ANDRUS Executive Leadership to develop their respective clinic budget, controls expenditures, and oversees the maintenance of all appropriate records, reports, documentation, to ensure the clinic is managed in a fiscally sound manner. The Clinic Director is accountable for selection of proposed hires, training and supervision of all MHD staff, and is responsible for staff schedules and management of the staff PTO.

The Clinic Director oversees and responds to all issues of facility management and safety. This position also represents MHD by participating and helping to inform the mental health committees and workgroups within the community.

 Clinical position benefits:

Ø      Training to support continued professional development

Ø      Professional growth opportunities

Ø      Individualized & group/peer supervision

Ø      Impact the lives of children and families throughout Westchester County

Ø      Work closely within interdisciplinary team

Ø      Lead/co-lead therapeutic & psychoeducational groups

Ø      Incentivized clinical performance

Ø      Non-traditional work schedule

Ø      Traditional employment benefits (medical, dental, retirement, life insurance, disability etc.) generous vacation, sick and personal time.

Minimum Requirements:  Master’s degree in Social Work required, with LCSW – Licensed Clinical Social Worker with in NYS with a minimum of ten (10) years post graduate clinical experience in a human services setting working with children, such as a community mental health and experience must include at least five (5) years administrative and/or supervisory experience.  Trauma-informed clinical practice experience required.  Excellent clinical analytical and problem solving skills.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate with professional colleagues at all levels.  Uses tact and sensitivity in communicating effectively with staff and children/families alike. Strong understanding of the Sanctuary Model. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  Ability to work in a team environment with people at all levels in a variety of settings.  Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.

Care Management Program Supervisor, Yonkers, NY

Care Management is a service model whereby all of an individual’s caregivers communicate and interface so that the patient’s needs are addressed in a comprehensive manner. This is done primarily through a Care Coordinator who oversees and coordinates access to a variety of services an individual needs to help ensure that they receive the proper services to help prevent hospitalizations, stay healthy, and maintain stability.

The Program Supervisor is ultimately responsible for the overall provision and coordination of services to assigned caseload. The Care Coordinator Supervisor guides program enrollees and their caretakers (legal guardians) through the health care system by assisting with access issues, developing relationships with service providers, and tracking interventions and outcomes.

The work schedule is 9:30 AM -5:30 PM Monday through Friday. The qualified candidate must be able to drive to external locations and be able to work flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified.

Minimum Requirements:  Bachelors degree with at least 3 years of Care management for children experience OR  Master’s Degree in Social Work, Nursing, Public Health, or related field and 2-3 years of administrative, clinical, and supervisory/managerial experience.  Knowledge of best practice working with children and families in health, preventive and wellness care.  Working knowledge of child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health and/or primary healthcare fields.  Experience managing teams providing case/care management. Experience using Excel and electronic health care systems to review and manage data preferred.  Experience providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services.  Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.  A passion for serving children and families with special needs.  Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area.  Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.  Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.  Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.  Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing.  Physical Requirements:  Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs and Bend.

School Psychologist Masters Level, Yonkers, NY

The Masters Level School Psychologist collaborates with all members of the treatment team, especially classroom teachers, to share test results and interpretations as they pertain to each child’s emotional, behavioral, and academic functioning with the purpose of creating an integrated treatment approach. Collaboration includes communication with families and referral sources about each child’s particular strengths, weaknesses, and needs. Participation, when needed, in the Committee on Special Education process at the Orchard School, as well as participation in the development and implementation of research projects is expected.  The School Psychologist is responsible for coordinating all aspects of psychoeducational testing and interpretation, including maintaining accurate scheduling and records, assigning and interfacing with other testers as needed, and communicating with referral sources about these matters.  The Masters Level School Psychologist will also run the school-wide progress monitoring testing, including coordination, implementation, and reporting of results.  The School Psychologist will also be responsible for classroom consultation for academic or behavioral concerns and the development and implementation of functional behavioral assessments and behavior intervention plans. The School Psychologist will also assist in management and implementation of a school-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) program in the Orchard School, including training, data management, providing incentives, budgeting, and participating on the school PBIS team.   The Masters Level School Psychologist will develop functional behavioral assessments (FBA) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) and provide supervision for teacher aides, including training in the implementation of FBAs and BIPs.

 

Schedule is 8:30AM-3:30PM daily, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 8:30AM-5pm on Wednesdays. This position is a 12-month full-time position.

Minimum Requirements:  Masters Level School Psychologist with Current Certification as a NY State School Psychologist.   Experience with empirically based treatment interventions, FBA/BIP development and implementation, and psychoeducational testing.  Experience with complex, co-morbid psychiatric and learning-disabled special education population.  Experience with children on the Autism Spectrum and trauma histories.  Experience with classroom-wide evidence-based treatments.  Familiarity with curriculum-based assessment.  Physical Requirements: Reach. Walk, Climb Stairs, Bend.

Residential Coordinator, Yonkers, NY

The Residential Coordinator provides administrative support primarily to the Director of Residential, Assistant Director of Residential Services and Program Managers. In addition, will assist other executive leadership as required and provide support to other administrative staff as needed. Among the many functions are: tracking incoming and outgoing paperwork, processing reports, drafting communication, internal/external special event coordination, report writing, assisting with fundraising projects and some vendor management. In addition, managing and monitoring of the budgets for the department and supporting the managers to be able to understand and handle their budgets. Attending key meetings and working with the Finance Department as a liaison for the budgets. This key position also requires the ability to act as liaison between departments, assist in managing a complex schedule, and possess a professional and confident demeanor to handle confidential and sensitive information and documentation, all to facilitate the smooth functioning of the as a whole.

Minimum Requirement:  Bachelor’s Degree with three (3) to five (5) years of experience of relevant office experience including correspondence, filing, schedule management and interface with internal and external customers. Must be able to appropriately interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization including executive leadership/staff, and occasional government and community contacts. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a necessity. Ability to work independently in fast paced environment. Heavy excel a must. Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy. Outstanding organizational and follow-through skills. Strict attention to detail is a must. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands. High energy, positive attitude, and assertive nature a must! Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher or Adobe equivalent. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values. Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing. Physical Requirements: Reach, Walk, Climb, Stairs, Bend, Visual acuity (with correction as needed) and Auditory acuity (with correction as needed). Schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm.

Billing Operations Manager, Yonkers, NY

The Billing Operations Manager is responsible for the coordination of the billing process for Article 31, Article 29i, and CFTSS services, reporting on collections and revenue as appropriate, maximizing revenue pertinent to the division to enhance cash flow, ensure contract compliance and credentialing with insurance companies, act as primary liaison with managed care organizations, program staff and billing entities to ensure compliance and accuracy, provides exemplary customer service and presents a professional image.

Minimum Requirements:  Associate’s degree in Business, Finance or a related field with 8 years experience in a medical billing setting OR Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or a related field with 5 years experience Familiarity with OMH Article 31 and CFTSS billing, as well as Article 29i. Working knowledge of Medicaid, Managed Care and Insurance policies and operations, including claim processing, contracting & Single Case Agreements. Comprehensive knowledge of EMR billing systems required. Strong customer service skills required. Superior Excel skills, ability to with work well with people, and manage priorities and deadlines required. Knowledge of child welfare system and foster care healthcare requirements preferred. Driver’s License in good standing required. Physical Requirements: Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs, Bend. Schedule is Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment Specialist, Yonkers, NY

The Community Psychiatric Supports and Treatment (CPST) specialist will provide services that are goal-directed supports and solution-focused interventions intended to address challenges associated with a behavioral health need and to achieve identified goals or objectives as set forth in the child’s treatment plan. CPST services must be part of the treatment plan, which includes the activities necessary to correct or ameliorate conditions discovered during the initial assessment visits. CPST is a face- to-face intervention with the child/youth, family/caregiver or other collateral supports. This is a multi-component service that consists of therapeutic interventions such as counseling, as well as functional supports.

Come join a new clinical opportunity at ANDRUS in the role of CPST. In this role as an ANDRUS employee, you will thrive in your role and create a positive impact on the community and families we serve. ANDRUS offers competitive salaries and generous benefits. Be a part of the ANDRUS where we utilize the Sanctuary organizational model to promote growth and change.
CPST is designed to provide community-based services to children and families who may have difficulty engaging in formal office settings but can benefit from home and/or community based rehabilitative services. CPST allows for delivery of services within a variety of permissible settings including, but not limited to, community locations where the child/youth lives, works, attends school, engages in services, and/or socializes.

The work schedule is 9:30am -5:30pm Monday through Friday with flextime to accommodate the needs of the families we serve. The CPST must be able to drive to external locations and work flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Intensive Interventions (Counseling)
• Individual, family and relationship-based counseling, supportive counseling, solution- focused interventions, emotional and behavioral management, and problem behavior analysis
• Crisis Avoidance (Counseling)
• Intermediate Term Crisis Management (Counseling)
• Assisting families following a crisis episode experienced by a child/family as stated in the crisis management plan.
• CPST will provide: Rehabilitative Psycho- education, Strength based service planning and Rehabilitative supports
• Attend required supervision, meetings ad trainings.
• Maintains information on community resources.
• Conduct home visits as needed
• Promote evidence-based wellness and prevention by linking health home enrollees with resources for smoking cessation, diabetes, asthma, hypertension, self-help recovery resources, and other services based on individual needs and preferences
• Travel as required to community based meetings, medical/behavioral health provider sites and meetings with Health Home enrollees
• Maintain electronic medical records in compliance with ANDRUS standards

Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required in social work, psychology, or in other related human services with two years of applicable experience working with children in foster care or Children’s Mental Health Program OR in lieu of applicable experience one who has been certified in an Evidenced Based Practice required. Master’s degree preferred. Bilingual/Fluent (Spanish/English) preferred.  Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills. A passion for serving children and families with special needs. Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area. Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve. Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values. Ability to flex their schedule to accommodate the clients. Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing. Physical Requirements: Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs. Schedule is Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 5:30pm and there is the ability to work from home after probationary period and with Supervisor approval.

Bilingual Care Coordinator Program Supervisor, Yonkers, NY

Care Management is a service model whereby all of an individual’s caregivers communicate and interface so that the patient’s needs are addressed in a comprehensive manner. This is done primarily through a Care Coordinator who oversees and coordinates access to a variety of services an individual needs to help ensure that they receive the proper services to help prevent hospitalizations, stay healthy, and maintain stability.

The Bilingual Program Supervisor is ultimately responsible for the overall provision and coordination of services to assigned caseload. The Care Coordinator Supervisor guides program enrollees and their caretakers (legal guardians) through the health care system by assisting with access issues, developing relationships with service providers, and tracking interventions and outcomes.

The work schedule is 9:30 AM -5:30 PM Monday through Friday. The qualified candidate must be able to drive to external locations and be able to work flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelors degree with at least 3 years of Care management for children experience OR  Master’s Degree in Social Work, Nursing, Public Health, or related field and 2-3 years of administrative, clinical, and supervisory/managerial experience.  Knowledge of best practice working with children and families in health, preventive and wellness care.  Bilingual (Spanish/English) is required. Working knowledge of child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health and/or primary healthcare fields.  Experience managing teams providing case/care management. Experience using Excel and electronic health care systems to review and manage data preferred.  Experience providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services.  Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.  A passion for serving children and families with special needs.  Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area.  Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.  Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.  Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.  Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing.  Physical Requirements:  Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs and Bend.  The work scheduled is 9:30 AM -5:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Must be able to drive to external locations. Flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified.

Speech and Language Pathologist, Yonkers, NY

Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Pathology with New York State License in Speech and Language Pathology, Certification of Clinical Competence and Certification of Teaching Students with Speech and Language Disabilities.  Physical Requirements:  Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs and Bend.  This is a 10 month school year and 6 week summer program.   The Hours are 8:00 am-3:30 pm daily, except for one day per week so designated for staff conference; 3:00 pm -5:00 pm.

Bilingual Engagement Specialist, White Plains, NY

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

ANDRUS provides annually a broad network of supports to over 2,500 vulnerable children and families of all backgrounds and means. Our mental health division (MHD) extends individualized child and family interventions, supports parents, caregivers, and helps children and their families build on their unique strengths while managing their particular challenges. With Clinics in Yonkers, White Plains, and Peekskill, we are able to provide services to families in northern, southern, and central Westchester.

The Bilingual Engagement Specialist, working under the supervision of the Clinic Manager, is responsible for all aspects of the pre-screening and intake process of clinics under the Mental Health Division. This includes: completing initial phone screening to determine appropriateness for assessment, centralized scheduling intake appointment, completing data collection form and insurance/financial verification and authorization. The Engagement Specialist will be required to implement and manage division’s open/same day access to services.

In addition, Engagement Specialist will also be responsible for providing oral and written status reports to management team, building and maintaining referral network of community based organizations. This includes helping clients and referral sources to access outpatient services and providing relevant information regarding other services.

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma with three (3) years’ experience working in medical/clinical office. Must have relevant experience working with children and families and with assessing crisis and providing intervention. Must be bilingual in English and Spanish. Must have ability to engage potential clients to assess appropriateness for services, excellent interpersonal, organizational skills, strong computer skills (with knowledge of Electronic Medical Records), excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to problem solve, multi task and work independently. Physical Requirements: Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs and Bend. Must be able to travel, driver’s license preferred. Position schedule is Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Residential Administrator on Duty, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is seeking an Administrator on Duty (AOD) that will be responsible for monitoring and improving the services delivered to the children in the Residential Treatment Program in order to ensure the delivery of safe, structured, enriching and individualized programs for each child in Residential care.

The AOD supervises the Weekend Campus Administrator and provides consultation, guidance, and hands on support to agency personnel.  The AOD responds to potential crisis situations with rapid assessment, intervention, and support enabling Milieu Therapists to respond and resolve the situation in a constructive manner.   The AOD is a member of the Residential Leadership Team and will work collaboratively with all departments.

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED: 8 years direct care w/children, 5 years administrative/supervisory OR Associates Degree: 6 years direct care w/children, 4 years administrative/supervisory OR Bachelor’s Degree: 5 years direct care w/children, 3 years administrative/supervisory OR Master’s Degree: 3 years direct care w/children, 2 years administrative/supervisory experience.   Strong oral and written communication skills.  Strong organizational skills experience working with children, preferably in a residential setting.  Successful completion of TCI Training-for-Trainer, prior to hire or within six months of hire for this position.  Solid understanding of the Sanctuary Model, with demonstrated ability to plan and implement interventions based on this.  Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.  Physical Requirements:  Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, and lift weights of up to 30 lbs.  Have physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child.  Able to communicate effectively with staff and to supervise residents.  Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase sensitivity and competency in working with, clients with diverse characteristics that may include, but are not limited to any of the following race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health histories, and differing socio-economic backgrounds.  Must be flexible in service provision to clients in terms of location of services, which may include, but is not limited to in agency facilities, the client’s home, the client’s community, the client’s school, another service provider, etc. as indicated by the nature of service and the client’s needs. Schedules is Sunday through Thursday, 2pm to 10pm.

Parent Aide, Yonkers, NY

The Parent Aide is responsible for providing supportive services for children and their families who have been identified as at risk for child abuse and/or neglect. PA functions as a source of on-going support for the family and as a link between family and community resources. The PA is responsible for providing weekly home visits, (2x’s week/1 hour each) for each family enrolled; each family receives three months of services. PA also assists in conducting screenings for the family to determine the need for additional services when needed; help the family manage stress and aid the family in attending parent support groups when offered. PA is responsible for attending case conferences and working alongside the Westchester County Department of Social Services to ensure optimal family functioning. Additional services provided by the PA will include role modeling, emotional support, linkage to community resources and parent advocacy.

Minimum Requirements:

Associate’s Degree with four (4) years of experience working with children and families in a community setting OR a Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years of experience working with children and families in a community setting.  Strong oral and written communication skills.  Knowledge of basic computer systems and navigate the internet.  Knowledge of county resources valued.  Facility in written and spoken English and Spanish preferred.  Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.  Valid driver’s license in good standing.  Physical Requirements:  Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs, Bend, Lift up to 20 lbs.  The work schedule for this role is generally, 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday.   The position does require flexibility and some evening and/or weekend hours.

Library Media Specialist, Yonkers, NY

New York State Teaching Certification as a Library Media Specialist or Special Education Certification with experience teaching Library Media required. General skill set includes the ability to teach Library Media, manage a classroom, manage behavior, and participate in IEP development. Must be able to model and teach Library Media techniques to students and able to manage the classroom. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values. Must be technologically savvy. Physical Requirements: Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs and Bend. This position is for a 10 month school year and 6 week summer program. Hours are 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, with one day per week designated for staff conferences from 3 pm to 5 pm.

Social Worker, Peekskill, NY

New York State LMSW, LCSW, LMHC or LMFT with relevant experience with children, adults and families; must have knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention and knowledge of Evidence Based Treatment. Must have strong computer skills; knowledge of Electronic Medical Records (EMR); strong oral and written communication skills and a driver’s license in good standing. Schedule is Monday through Friday, working a variation of 8am to 4pm a few days and 11am to 7pm other days.

Art Teacher, Yonkers, NY

New York State Certification in Special Education with an art background OR Art Certified with Special Education experience. Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics. This position for a 10 month school year and 6 week summer program for grades K through 9th. Hours are 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, with one day per week designated for staff conferences from 3 pm to 5 pm

Life Skills Milieu Therapist, Yonkers, NY

The Life Skills Milieu Therapist (MT) is responsible to maintain a safe, predictable and therapeutic living environment for children in care at Andrus. Additionally, this position also provides close supervision, counseling, and support to the children during all Activities of Daily Living (ADL) cottage-based activities. The Life Skills MT will be responsible to plan and implement individual and groups to teach and reinforce children’s adaptive skills and self-confidence in generalizing these adaptive skills across time, people, and settings. This position includes completing adaptive skill assessments, determining which areas are of priority need for intervention, providing effective interventions for practice around ADLs, and maintenance of adaptive skills from being dependent to independent in carrying ADLs and other independent living skills (ILS).  The Life Skills MT will utilize skills and strategies associated with the prompting hierarchy, principles of reinforcement, assessment of skills versus performance deficit, task analyses, and shaping and chaining skills.  Additionally, this position will work as part of a multidisciplinary team which includes residential staff, recreation therapists, OT, social workers, psychiatrists, and nurses.  The Life Skills MT will complete various tasks related to ADLs and will practice open communication with other staff in varying shifts (morning, school, evening, or overnight).  This position will also prioritize the need to assist with the cottage team as a Milieu Therapist and to be flexible in managing the Life Skills duties. This position will include documentation of services and programs surrounding ADLs and of tracking ADL data over time.

Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with at least 2 years of experience with individuals with behavioral challenges.  Strong verbal, written, and computer skills.  Experience in working with children and pre-adolescents in a residential setting is preferred.  Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team and to cooperate while developing, implementing, and maintaining youth’s ADL skills of need.  Candidate should be well organized, practice effective time management skills, be open to continue learning and accepting feedback, and be creative and flexible.  Ability to adhere to our organization’s Core Values.  Physical Requirements:  Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, lift weights of up to 30 lbs; Have physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child and Able to communicate effectively with staff and to supervise youth.   Schedule is Monday through Friday, 12pm to 8pm.

Compliance Coordinator, Yonkers, NY

The Compliance Coordinator is a key member of the Quality Assurance & Compliance Department and provides vital support to the agency’s Service Divisions.  The Compliance Coordinator is responsible for conducting regular chart audits and assisting with specified compliance probes in order to ensure agency compliance with regulatory bodies. Some of these probes can be but are not limited to: chart reviews, Medicaid audits, electronic audits, and data extraction and analysis. The Compliance Coordinator is also responsible for assisting with the administration of the agency’s systems (i.e. EMR/EHR, Connections, Incident Reporting Data Base, etc.) and providing training in compliance practices and documentation.  The Compliance Coordinator will work with the Quality Assurance and Compliance team to ensure ANDRUS adheres to local, state and federal as well as accreditation entities expectations and standards.

Minimum Requirements:  High School Diploma with and at least 2 years of IT or MIS experience working with EMR/EHR and system administration or comparable client data systems in a Healthcare, Social Service, Educational or comparable setting OR Associate’s Degree preferably in computer science, or in social science or a related field (psychology, public health, public policy, education, statistics, etc.).  Advanced Excel expertise required, strong written and oral communication skills.  Experience working with health and behavioral health field with an understanding of related terminologies and documentation. Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing.  Must be able to sit, stand, walk, see, climb stairs, and carry up to 30 lbs. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values. This position is scheduled to work 10am to 6pm Monday through Friday, however the schedule can be adjusted based on the support needs of the Service programs. Must be able to drive to external sites.

Community Licensed Mental Health Professional, Yonkers, NY

Must have one of the following licensures and experience: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Psychoanalyst, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Masters Social Worker, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist with a minimum of two (2) years relevant expertise and experience in serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, healthcare and/or other systems as well as those receiving preventive services. Bilingual/Fluent (Spanish/English) is a plus.  Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.  A passion for serving children and families with special needs.  Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area.  Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.  Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.  Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.  Ability to flex their schedule to accommodate the clients.  Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing.  Physical Requirements:  Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs.  Schedule is Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm and there is the ability to work from home after probationary period and with Supervisor approval.

Cook (Part Time, 21 hours per week), Yonkers, NY

High School Diploma and two (2) years cooking experience. Ability to speak read and understand English. Capable of obtaining a Food Safety Certificate. Physical requirements: must possess ability to stand, walk, see, hear, and lift weights up to 75 lbs. Work schedule is Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 1:30pm.

Facilities Manager, Yonkers, NY

High School Diploma or Equivalent with a minimum of six (6) years of experience as a Maintenance Craftsman and a minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience in building/grounds maintenance field (years of field and supervisory experience could be considered in various combinations to satisfy requirements). The experience should include, but not limited to all trades of building and grounds maintenance, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, minor control systems, grounds keeping and maintenance.  Strong organizational, interpersonal and planning skills.  Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing.  Familiarity with MS Office applications, computerized work order system, time management software and/or ability to learn one.  Ability to effectively communicate in English, verbally and in righting.  Ability to adhere to the organizational Core Values.  Physical requirements:  Ability to reach, Ability to see and hear, Ability to walk, Ability to climb stairs and ladders, Ability to enter into and work in confined spaces, Ability to bend and Ability to lift weights up to 75 lbs.   Schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Per Diem Transportation Specialist, Yonkers, NY

High School Diploma with at least 60 college credits and with at least one (1) year related experience working with children who have an emotional disability or disabilities.  Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills.   Must have a valid NYS Driver’s License with no current or pending restrictions.  Adherence to our organization’s Core Values.  Physical Requirements:  Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs, Bend. The Schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 12:30pm.   Additional hours may be needed.

Clinical Supervisor, White Plains

Social Worker with LCSW or Psychologist with PhD or Psy. D. in clinical work with a professional license in NYS with a Minimum of four (4) years of clinical experience and two (2) years functional and administrative supervision experience over staff working with children and adolescents.   Must be able to demonstrate awareness of and adherence to consistent professional boundaries within diverse settings.  Knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention and be a proficient diagnostician with excellent management skills to resolve complex clinical and administrative problems.   Must be computer literate and have excellent communication skills. Ability to meet session productivity standards. Access to a car for travel.  Schedule is Monday through Friday, working two evenings a week as a requirement, from 11am to 7pm.

Bilingual Social Worker, Yonkers, White Plains & Peekskill, NY

New York State LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT or Limited Permit with relevant experience with children, adults and families; must have knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention and knowledge of Evidence Based Treatment.  Must have strong computer skills; knowledge of Electronic Medical Records (EMR); strong oral and written communication skills and a driver’s license in good standing. Bilingual (English-Spanish) is required for the position.  Schedule is Monday through Friday, working a variation of 8am to 4pm a few days and 11am to 7pm other days

Yonkers Clinic can be either a Monday through Friday Schedule or a Tuesday through Saturday Schedule

Per Diem Psychiatrist, Peekskill, NY

Current New York State Physician License and DEA registration, plus board certification in child and adolescent psychiatry.  Experience in child and adolescent psychiatry. Excellent analytical and clinical skills to resolve complex clinical and diagnostic problems.  Strong computer skills with knowledge of EMR. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.  Ability to meet session productivity standards.  Ability to travel and possess a valid driver’s license in good standing.  Physical Requirements:  Reach, Walk, Climb Stairs and Bend.   Position requires availability for at least 7 to 10 hours per week, ideally on Thursday or Friday.

Supervising Clinician, Yonkers, NY

LMHC, LCSW or PhD or Psy. D. in clinical work with a professional license in NYS with a Minimum of four (4) years of clinical experience and two (2) years functional and administrative supervision experience over staff working with children and adolescents.   Must be able to demonstrate awareness of and adherence to consistent professional boundaries within diverse settings.  Knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention and be a proficient diagnostician with excellent management skills to resolve complex clinical and administrative problems.   Must be computer literate and have excellent communication skills. Ability to meet session productivity standards. Access to a car for travel.  Schedule can be Monday through Friday or Tuesday through Saturday, working two evenings a week as a requirement, from 11am to 7pm.

Teacher Aide (Full Time and Per Diem), Yonkers, NY

High School Diploma and 5 years practical work experience or sixty (60) college credits.  Good Oral and written communication skills.  Must have physical capacity to restrain or assist in restraint of a child and to be TCI certified.   Strong ability to communicate effectively with staff and to provide appropriate supervision of children. Schedule for Full Time is Monday through Friday, 7AM to 3PM, with Wednesdays designated for staff conferences from 3PM to 5PM.   Schedule for Per Diem is 8am to 3pm, with Wednesdays designated for staff conferences from 3pm to 5pm.   Must be willing to work in the cottages all day, if needed, depending on the school schedule during Covid-19.

Special Education Teacher - 7th through 9th, Yonkers, NY

New York State Certification in Special Education for grades 7th through 12th.  Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics.   This position is for a 10 month school year and 6 week summer program.   Hours are 8:00 am to 3:30 pm, with one day per week designated for staff conferences from 3 pm to 5 pm.

Certified Teaching Assistants, Yonkers, NY

High School Diploma.  Must be Certified as a Teaching Assistant by New York State and comfortable working with emotionally troubled children.  Minimum of one (1) years of experience working with children who have emotional disabilities OR in lieu of experience must have one year of college.   Must have good oral and written communication skills, with Wednesdays designated for staff conferences from 3PM to 5PM.  Must be willing to work in the cottages all day, if needed, depending on the school schedule during Covid-19.

Substitute Teacher, Yonkers, NY

New York State Certification in General Education/Special Education/Students with Disabilities OR if without a valid certificate, those who are working towards one of those certification’s (taking college coursework) at a rate of not less than six semester hours per year.  Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics.   This position is for a 10 month school year and 6 week summer program.   Hours are 8:30 am to 3:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and Wednesday from 8:30am to 5pm for staff conferences.

Recreation Therapist, Yonkers, NY

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Therapeutic Recreation with CRTS certification preferred) with no prior related experience OR an Associate’s Degree with two (2) years of experience working with emotionally & behaviorally deregulated youth. Ability to work as a member of interdisciplinary teams, design and facilitate clinically informed Therapeutic Recreation programs (monthly activity & trip calendars), and engage youth and colleagues through motivational leadership is a must. Candidates should be well organized, practice effective time-management, and be open to continued learning and feedback. Candidates should have strong oral, written, and computer skills.  Experience with OR willingness to receiving training in the following areas are a plus: Ropes Challenge Course facilitation/ Experiential Education, Lifeguarding, NYPUM youth dirt biking, vocational programming, animal-assisted interventions, music production, sports coaching, and other programmatic areas of Therapeutic Recreation. This position will also require intervening to support youth at necessary during times of emotional crisis. Must have physical capability to restrain or assist in restraint of a child and to be TCI certified. Driver’s License in good standing is required as this position includes transporting children on recreation trips in the surrounding communities using agency vehicles. The work Schedule is Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday, 12pm-8pm. Some hourly flexibility for additional training and program preparation will be necessary.

Per Diem Lifeguard, Yonkers, NY

American Red Cross Lifeguard & CPR/AED Certification. Strong oral and written communication skills.  Must have physical capacity to intervene in the event of an aquatics emergency as well as conduct first aid as necessary. Experience working with children preferable.  Strong ability to communicate effectively with staff and to provide appropriate supervision of children in a pool environment. Per Diem schedule is flexible with primary needs of Saturdays and Sundays 1-5pm with opportunities for some week days 3:30-8pm.

Residential Direct Care Youth Worker's (Full Time and Per Diem), Yonkers, NY

High School Diploma or sixty (60) college credits with a minimum of 5 years practical work experience. Good Oral and written communication skills.  Must have physical capacity to restrain or assist in restraint of a child and to be TCI certified.  Experience working with children, preferably in a residential setting and/or with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Strong ability to communicate effectively with staff and to provide appropriate supervision of children.   Must be able to work afternoons into evenings during the weekdays and a double shift on Sunday or Sunday.

Overnight Residential Direct Care Youth Workers (Full Time and Per Diem), Yonkers, NY

High School Diploma or sixty (60) college credits with a minimum of 5 years practical work experience. Good Oral and written communication skills.  Must have physical capacity to restrain or assist in restraint of a child and to be TCI certified.  Experience working with children, preferably in a residential setting and/or with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Strong ability to communicate effectively with staff and to provide appropriate supervision of children.   For Full Time must be able to work overnights from 10pm to 7am from either Tuesday through Saturday OR Sunday through Thursday.  For Per Diem must be able to work overnights from 10pm to 7am.

Residential Youth Cottage Assistant Program Manager, Yonkers, NY

High School Diploma/GED with 5 years direct care and 5 years administrative/supervisory OR Associates Degree with 5 years direct care and 3 years administrative/supervisory OR Bachelor’s Degree with 3 years direct care and 2 years administrative/supervisory OR Master’s Degree with 2 years direct care or 1 years administrative/supervisory strongly encouraged.

Strong oral and written communication skills.  Experience working with children, preferably in a residential setting.  Must possess a driver’s license in good standing.  Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, lift weights of up to 30 lbs.  This position holds a 40 hour work week working Sunday through Thursday.  The Assistant Program Managers however must be able to be flexible in response to cottage needs.