Community Based Services Provider

Nonprofit Social Services

About the Organization:

St. Catherine’s Center for Children (“SCCC”) is a non-profit organization that offers a wide array of services designed to meet the needs of vulnerable children, families, and adults, including residential and foster care programs for children and youth, homeless and community-based services for adults and families, and a special education elementary school for ages 5-13. 

Our Mission: 

St. Catherine's Center for Children provides a comprehensive range of human services designed to offer hope, foster growth, and improve the lives of the children, families, and adults we serve.


The Community Based Services Provider (“CBSP”) provides a range of behavioral health support services to youth within our Home and Community Based Services (“HCBS”) program. Youth in this program have identified, or are at risk of, mental health, substance abuse, or developmental challenges. All services are intended to improve their health and well-being and to maintain them in their homes and communities. Services are delivered in the youth’s home, school, or other community settings, and are always goal-directed based on the individual needs of that youth and family.

The CBSP staff person will primarily deliver Caregiver/Family Advocacy Support Services (CFASS), Pre-Vocational Services and Respite. These services, under the HCBS umbrella is designed to restore, rehabilitate, and support a child’s/youth’s developmentally appropriate functioning as necessary for the integration of the child/youth as an active and productive member of their family and community.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Engage directly with youth and families to Provide 1-1 teaching, coaching, and rehabilitative counseling to build the skills and capacities of a youth struggling with mental health and developmental challenges.
  • Engage with youth in their home and in the community to ensure for a person-centered approach
  • Provide services as identified on the youth’s Treatment/Service Plan following the specific frequency, scope, and duration.
  • Assist families to better understand and parent a child with mental health and developmental needs.
  • Attend all mandated training as assigned by their supervisor.
  • Regular and ongoing communication with other providers and family to advocate for a youth’s needs, mental health wellbeing and any non-healthcare needs (ex. housing, employment, social support)
  • Timely and accurately document the delivery of services in an electronic health record.
  • Local travel to provide the services in the youth home, school, or other community settings.
  • Maintain a positive, strength-based and person-centered approach at all times.
  • Provide other support and rehabilitative services as the agency determines based upon new contracts or changing regulations.
  • Additional position-related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements & Specifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology, or in related human services field AND 2 years of applicable experience in children’s mental health, addiction, foster care/child welfare/juvenile justice, and/or a related human services field.
  • Must have a clean and valid New York State Driver’s License with at least one year of driving experience, AND a reliable vehicle for transporting clients - with proof of insurance.
  • Ability to safely transport young children, which may include lifting and carrying a young infant and/or toddler.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate client schedules which may include some early evening hours.
  • Must possess outstanding communication skills, with a strong attention to detail and Excellent writing aptitude.
  • Must have the ability to pass required pre-employment background checks.
  • This position does have regular and substantial unsupervised or unrestricted contact with individuals receiving services and is required by law to be fingerprinted for a criminal history record check under DOH (NYS Department of Health).

What We Offer*: Ask us about our $500 Sign-on Bonus* for our Case Worker Positions!

  • Competitive Pay with an Excellent Benefits package
  • Health Insurance options: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Employee Referral Bonuses*
  • On-going Professional Development and Career Opportunities
  • Pension Plan with Aggressive Agency Contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Training & Tuition Reimbursement
  • Fast-paced and Business Casual work Environment

*some conditions may apply

EOE Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Background Checks: We run a thorough and complete pre-employment background check on all candidates being considered for a position, this includes fingerprinting. All candidates must successfully clear the pre-employment background check process, which follows NYS/DOJ requirements. We pay for all pre-employment background checks! 

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