Career Opportunities

The William George Agency is one of the larger providers of services for young adults in Upstate New York, and one of the oldest nationwide. We actively seek diverse staff members committed to our Agency’s Mission, Vision, and Values who Care First about young people and their families.

We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, an Employee Assistance Program, a diverse work environment, opportunities for career advancement and personal growth. For more information, please call our Human Resources Department at 607.844.6239.

Once your application is received, we will call to schedule interviews within two business days.


The William George Agency has various departments and programs with opportunities for student internships. Ideally, the fieldwork experience serves to develop the best of each intern’s professional capacity and catalyzes a lifelong investment in the values, goals, and skills of working in child welfare and other professions. A student intern will work under the supervision of a staff member who meets the educational and work-related qualifications required by their College/University. We strive to match the services, structure, and culture of our programs and departments with the skills, interests, and time availability of interns. Depending on the department and job position that a student intern is working with there are opportunities for interns to be on our campus during regular business hours, weeknights, and weekends.

If you are interested in exploring an internship opportunity, please fill out the Internship Application, or contact the Human Resources Department for more information. Shawn Murphy, Training Coordinator, 607.844.6226

Bargaining Unit

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Physical & TB Test (required within 1 month of hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities. Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS or AAS Degree in Related Field
  • Previous Child Care Experience

REQUIREMENTS

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS

  • 40 hours per week (Sunday to Wednesday or Wednesday to Saturday)
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

Starting at $22.00 per hour

POSITION OBJECTIVES

  1. To help create and maintain a healthful, safe and therapeutic environment for the children in the cottage(s)
  2. To help implement each child’s individual treatment goals.
  3. To provide positive role models for children in the care of the Agency.
  4. To ensure that the basic psychological needs of the children for nurturance, structure and counseling are met.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Know the whereabouts of children assigned to the cottage at all times. Supervision of the cottage environment as it pertains to knowing the whereabouts of each youngster at all times is an essential job responsibility of the Youth Care Specialist. Report missing children immediately to the Administrator on Duty or Cottage Manager.
  2. Must be able to perform physical intervention (restraints) if necessary to protect the well-being of residents.
  3. Provide input to treatment team meetings for the planning of each child’s treatment goal(s) and techniques.
  4. Help implement individual treatment plans with each child.
  5. Act as a positive role model for the children by engaging in activities productively and in support of accepted societal norms and values.
  6. Instruct, guide and assist children in the follows areas:
    1. Organization and care of clothing and personal belongings
    2. Selection and coordination of dress
    3. Personal health, grooming and hygiene
    4. Personal habits and conduct
    5. Social conduct and interaction in the cottage and the William George community
    6. Constructive use of leisure time
    7. Maintenance of clean and neat rooms and shared cottage facilities
    8. Money management
    9. Eating and sleeping habits
    10. Study habits
  7. Help children develop trusting relationships by actively engaging in activities with them and by expression of caring through role modeling, life space interviews, and constructive discipline. Be where children are (during waking hours), walk with them to and from Ewald Dining Center for meals, and other program activities, (e.g. school) so as to provide ego support.
  8. Help children abide by the established cottage rules and the Agency policies and procedures
  9. Provide support to children in crises through the use of therapeutic crisis intervention techniques, including the use of physical restraint and life space interviews. Please note that therapeutic physical restraint may be used only after a child care worker has received specific training in this area at the Agency.
  10. Supervise and help children in the performance of house jobs.
  11. Inventory and mark clothing and personal belongings of children.
  12. Collect and store clothing and belongings of children who are absent without consent (AWOC).
  13. Supervise children’s manners and behavior during meals at Ewald Dining Center.
  14. Be informed about the health needs of the children, and administer medications according to the directions of the Health Services Department.
  15. Store medications in the locked areas and cabinets provided in each cottage.
  16. Refer children to the Health Services Department for all medical problems and for examination and treatment by the nurses and physician
  17. Participate in, and supervise children at campus recreational activities.
  18. Evaluate children’s performance on the daily level system evaluation sheets according to the guidelines and individual goals, and review them with the children to encourage progress.
  19. Prepare written incident reports on critical incidents and forward them to the Cottage Manager.
  20. Participate in the Unit/Cottage meeting, providing pertinent observations to the Cottage Manager.
  21. Transport children to off campus appointments and for travel home as assigned.
  22. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice and policy of The William George Agency. This includes, but is not limited to, review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety related training.
  23. Perform other duties assigned.
  24. To adhere to all rules, regulations, policies and philosophy of The William George Agency and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

SUPERVISED BY

Cottage Manager

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS      

  • Passed probationary requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Physical (required within one month after hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities. Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   

  • Bachelors or AAS Degree in related field such as Social Welfare, Psychology, Counseling, etc.
  • Previous supervisory experience in working with critically disturbed adolescents

HOURS                             

  • 40 hours per week; Sunday to Wednesday; 11:00pm to 9:00am
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Supervise proper recording in the Youth Care Specialist daily log and Awake Overnight log, significant incident reports, and other reports as deemed necessary by the Shift Manager.
  2. At the discretion of the Shift Manager, responsible for supervising general upkeep of the cottages and mechanical operation of the unit.  This includes responsibility regarding:
  3. Laundry task completed.
  4. Maintenance requests.
  5. Notify Youth Care Specialists and Awake Overnight staff when residents have medical needs or appointments
  6. Cleanliness and safety of resident’s bedrooms and cottage living area.
  7. Supervision of vehicle use.
  8. Provide emergency coverage as needed.
  9. Assist the Shift Manager in any area, which they think is vital to the program, and perform job-related tasks in their direction.
  10. Adhere to the treatment philosophy of The William George Agency and the rules, requirements, and recommendations of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
  11. Responsible for the implementation of programming reflective of The William George Agency treatment philosophy.
  12. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice, and policy of The William George Agency.  Including, but is not limited to, review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety-related training.
  13. Assist the Shift Manager in all other delegated functions
  14. Continue to perform all duties and responsibilities of the Youth Care Specialist as listed below:
  15. Know the whereabouts of children assigned to the cottage at all times.  Report missing children immediately to the Administrator on Duty.
  16. Provide input to treatment team meetings for the planning of each child’s treatment goal(s) and techniques.
  17. Help implement individual treatment plans with each child.
  18. Act as a positive role model for the children by engaging in activities productively and in support of accepted societal norms and values.
  19. Instruct, guide and assist children in the following areas:
    • Selection and coordination of dress.
    • Personal health, grooming, and hygiene.
    • Personal habits and conduct.
    • Social conduct and interaction in the cottage and the Agency community.
    • Maintenance of clean and neat rooms and shared cottage facilities.
    • Eating and sleeping habits.
  20. Respomsible for cottage cleanliness.
  21. Help children develop trusting relationships by actively engaging in activities with them and by expression of caring through role modeling, life space interviews, and constructive discipline.  Be where children are (during waking hours), walk with them to and from Ewald Dining Center for meals, and other program activities.
  22. Help children abide by the established cottage rules and the Agency policies and procedures.
  23. Provide support to children in crisis through the use of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention techniques, including the use of physical restraint and life space interviews.  Please note that therapeutic physical restraint may be used only after a Youth Care Specialist has received specific training in this area at the Agency.
  24. Supervise children’s manners and behavior during meals at Ewald Dining Center.
  25. Be informed about the health needs of children, and administer medications according to the directions of the Clinic.
  26. Store medications in the locked areas and cabinets provided in each cottage.
  27. Refer children to the Clinic for all medical problems and examination and treatment by the nurses and physician.
  28. Evaluate children’s performance on the daily level system evaluation sheets according to the guidelines and individual goals, and review them with the children to encourage progress.
  29. Prepare Significant Incident Reports (SIR) on critical incidents and forward them to the Shift Manager.
  30. Participate in the Unit/Cottage meeting, providing pertinent observations to the Shift Manager.

DEPARTMENT   

Residential Services

SUPERVISED BY                             

Shift Manager

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS      

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Yearly Physical (required within one month after hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities. Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED           

  • BS or AAS Degree in Related Field
  • Previous Child Care Experience

REQUIREMENTS

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS           

  • Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • May work one or both days.
  • May also work Friday evenings, provided at least one weekend shift is worked.                  
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

Starting at $22.00 per hour

POSITION LEVEL                         

  • Responsible to the Cottage Manager

POSITION OBJECTIVES

  1. To help create and maintain a healthful, safe and therapeutic environment for the children in the cottage(s)
  2. To help implement each child’s individual treatment goals.
  3. To provide positive role models for children in the care of the Agency.
  4. To ensure that the basic psychological needs of the children for nurturance, structure, and counseling are met.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB

  1. Supervision of the cottage environment as it pertains to knowing the whereabouts of each youngster at all times is an essential job responsibility of the Youth Care Specialist. Report missing children immediately to the Administrator on Duty or Cottage Manager.
  2. Must be able to perform physical interventions (restraints) as per the Agency’s restraint policy.
  3. Provide input to treatment team meetings for the planning of each child’s treatment goal(s) and techniques.
  4. Help implement individual treatment plans with each child.
  5. Act as a positive role model for the children by engaging in activities productively and in support of accepted societal norms and values.
  6. Instruct, guide and assist children in the follows areas:
        a. Organization and care of clothing and personal belongings
        b. Selection and coordination of dress
        c. Personal health, grooming, and hygiene
        d. Personal habits and conduct
        e. Social conduct and interaction in the cottage and the William George community
        f. Constructive use of leisure time
        g. Maintenance of clean and neat rooms and shared cottage facilities
        h. Money management
        I. Eating and sleeping habits
        j. Study habits
  7. Help children develop trusting relationships by actively engaging in activities with them and by expression of caring through role modeling, life space interviews, and constructive discipline. Be where children are (during waking hours); walk with them to and from Ewald Dining Center for meals, and other program activities, (e.g., school) to provide ego support.
  8. Help children abide by the established cottage rules and the Agency policies and procedures
  9. Provide support to children in crisis through the use of therapeutic crisis intervention techniques, including the use of physical restraint and life space interviews. Please note that therapeutic physical restraint may only be used after a Youth Care Specialist has received specific training in this area at the Agency.
  10. Supervise and help children in the performance of house jobs.
  11. Inventory and mark clothing and personal belongings of children.
  12. Collect and store clothing and belongings of children who are absent without consent (AWOC).
  13. Supervise children’s manners and behavior during meals at Ewald Dining Center.
  14. Be informed about the health needs of the children, and monitor self-administration of medications according to the State Education Department and the Office of Children and Family Services.
  15. Store medications in the locked areas and cabinets provided in each cottage.
  16. Refer children to the Health Services Department for all medical problems and examination and treatment by the nurses and physician
  17. Participate in, and supervise children at campus recreational activities.
  18. Evaluate children’s performance on the daily level system evaluation sheets according to the guidelines and individual goals, and review them with the children to encourage progress.
  19. Prepare written incident reports on critical incidents and forward them to the Cottage Manager.
  20. Participate in the Unit/Cottage meeting, providing pertinent observations to the Cottage Manager.
  21. Transport children to off-campus appointments and for travel home as assigned.
  22. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice, and policy of The William George Agency. This includes, but is not limited to, review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety-related training.
  23. Perform other duties assigned.
  24. To adhere to all rules, regulations, policies, and philosophy of The William George Agency and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS      

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Yearly Physical (required within one month after hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities. Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED  

  • BS or AAS Degree in Related Field
  • Previous Child Care Experience

REQUIREMENTS

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

SALARY

Starting at $22.00 per hour

POSITION LEVEL                           

  • Responsible to Awake Overnight Campus Supervisor

POSITION OBJECTIVES

  1. To help create and maintain a healthful, safe and therapeutic environment for the children in the cottage(s)
  2. To help implement each child’s individual treatment goals
  3. To provide positive role models for children in the care of the Agency
  4. To ensure that the basic psychological needs of the children for nurturance, structure, and counseling are met

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB

  1. Know the whereabouts of children assigned to the cottage at all times. Report missing children immediately to the Administrator on Duty.
  2. Conduct bed checks every 15 minutes and facility checks at least twice during the night. Report unusual activities to Administrator on Duty.
  3. Provide input to treatment team meetings for the planning of each child’s treatment goal(s) and techniques.
  4. Help implement individual treatment plans with each child.
  5. Act as a positive role model for the children by engaging in activities productively and in support of accepted societal norms and values.
  6. Instruct, guide and assist children in the follows areas:
        a. Organization and care of clothing and personal belongings
        b. Selection and coordination of dress
        c. Personal health, grooming, and hygiene
        d. Personal habits and conduct
        e. Social conduct and interaction in the cottage and the Agency community
        f. Eating and sleeping habits
        g. Maintenance of clean and neat rooms and shared cottage facilities
  7. Help children develop trusting relationships by actively engaging in activities with them and by expression of caring through role modeling, life space interviews, and constructive discipline. Be where children are (during waking hours); walk with them to and from Ewald Dining Center for meals, and other program activities, (e.g., school) to provide ego support.
  8. Help children abide by the established cottage rules and the Agency policies and procedures
  9. Provide support to children in crises through the use of therapeutic crisis intervention techniques, including the use of physical restraint and life space interviews. Please note that therapeutic physical restraint may be used only after a child care worker has received specific training in this area at the Agency.
  10. Supervise and help children in the performance of house jobs.
  11. Inventory and mark clothing and personal belongings of children.
  12. Collect and store clothing and belongings of children who are absent without consent (AWOC).
  13. Be informed about the health needs of the children, and administer medications according to the directions of the Health Services Department.
  14. Store medications in the locked areas and cabinets provided in each cottage.
  15. Refer children to the Health Services Department for all medical problems and examination and treatment by the nurses and physician.
  16. Help evaluate children’s performance on the daily level system evaluation sheets according to the guidelines and individual goals, and review them with the children to encourage progress.
  17. Prepare written incident reports on critical incidents and forward them to the Cottage Manager.
  18. Provide pertinent observations and assessment of children to the unit/cottage meeting.
  19. Transport children to off-campus appointments and for travel home as assigned.
  20. Make appropriate entries into the cottage log concerning pertinent and significant observations on children.
  21. Complete cottage log census form in the morning.
  22. Operate the overnight campus switchboard as assigned by the Administrator on Duty or by the supervisor. Make all pertinent entries in the switchboard log provided, provide communications support to other cottage staff and support team.
  23. Perform other duties as assigned
  24. To adhere to all rules, regulations, policies, and philosophy of The William George Agency and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
  25. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice, and policy of The William George Agency. This includes, but is not limited to, review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety-related training.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS      

  • Passed probationary requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Yearly Physical  (required within one month after hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities. Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   

  • Bachelors or AAS Degree in related field such as Social Welfare, Psychology, Counseling, etc.
  • Previous supervisory experience in working with critically disturbed adolescents

HOURS   

  • 40 hours per week
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

Starting at $22.00 per hour

OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  1. The Shift Leader position will combine some managerial tasks as directed by the Cottage Manager with standard child care duties and responsibilities.
  2. To help create and maintain a healthful, safe and therapeutic environment for the children in the cottage(s).
  3. To help implement each child’s individual treatment goals.
  4. To provide positive role models for children in the care of the Agency.
  5. To ensure that the basic psychological needs of the children for nurturance, structure, and counseling are met.
  6. Help facilitate continuity of cottage program, policies, and practices across both shifts.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Supervise proper recording in theResidential Counselor daily log and Awake Overnight log, significant incident reports, and other reports as deemed necessary by the Cottage Manager.
  2. Coordinate orientation of newly admitted resident by utilizing the Peer Orientation Handbook.
  3. Receive disciplinary reports and behavior observation from the school and implement school related problem resolutions as directed by Cottage Manager.
  4. Coordinate cottage recreational planning and special activity planning with appropriate personnel.  Be responsible for proper supervision in attendance at on-going campus wide recreation activities.
  5. Assist Cottage Manager in scheduling Residential Counselors.
  6. At the discretion of the Cottage Manager, responsible for supervising general upkeep of the cottages and mechanical operation of the unit.  This includes responsibility regarding:
    1. Laundry task completed.
    2. Clothing requisitions.
    3. Maintenance requests.
    4. Submission and review of petty cash vouchers and mileage sheets.
    5. Notify Residential Counselors and Awake Overnight staff when residents have medical needs or appointments
    6. Breakfast and brunch counts
    7. Cleanliness and safety of resident’s bedrooms and cottage living area.
    8. Supervision of vehicle use.
    9. Supervise resident’s financial obligations in the unit.
  7. Provide emergency coverage as needed.
  8. Direct and share regularly scheduled staff meetings and attend required meetings.
  9. Assist the Cottage Manager in any area, which they think is vital to the program, and perform job related tasks at their direction.
  10. Adhere to the treatment philosophy of The William George Agency and the rules, requirements, and recommendations of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
  11. Responsible for the implementation of programming reflective of The William George Agency treatment philosophy.
  12. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice, and policy of The William George Agency.  This includes, but is not limited to, review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety related training.
  13. Assist the Cottage Manager in all other delegated functions
  14. Continue to perform all duties and responsibilities of the Residential Counselor as listed below:
    1. Know the whereabouts of children assigned to the cottage at all times.  Report missing children immediately to the Administrator on Duty or Cottage Manager.
    2. Provide input to treatment team meetings for the planning of each child’s treatment goal(s) and techniques.
    3. Help implement individual treatment plans with each child.
    4. Act as a positive role model for the children by engaging in activities productively and in support of accepted societal norms and values.
    5. Instruct, guide and assist children in the following areas:
      • Organization and care of clothing and personal belongings.
      • Selection and coordination of dress.
      • Personal health, grooming, and hygiene.
      • Personal habits and conduct.
      • Social conduct and interaction in the cottage and the Agency community.
      • Constructive use of leisure time.
      • Maintenance of clean and neat rooms and shared cottage facilities.
      • Money management.
      • Eating and sleeping habits.
      • Study habits.
    6. Help children develop trusting relationships by actively engaging in activities with them and by expression of caring through role modeling, life space interviews, and constructive discipline.  Be where children are (during waking hours), walk with them to and from Ewald Dining Center for meals, and other program activities, (e.g. school) to provide ego support.
    7. Help children abide by the established cottage rules and the Agency policies and procedures.
    8. Provide support to children in crisis through the use of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention techniques, including the use of physical restraint and life space interviews.  Please note that therapeutic physical restraint may be used only after a Residential Counselor has received specific training in this area at the Agency.
    9. Supervise and help children in the performance of housejobs.
    10. Inventory and mark clothing and personal belongings of children.
    11. Collect and store clothing and belongings of children who are absent without consent (AWOC).
    12. Supervise children’s manners and behavior during meals at Ewald Dining Center.
    13. Be informed about the health needs of children, and administer medications according to the directions of the Clinic.
    14. Store medications in the locked areas and cabinets provided in each cottage.
    15. Refer children to the Clinic for all medical problems and examination and treatment by the nurses and physician.
    16. Participate in, and supervise children at campus recreational activities.
    17. Evaluate children’s performance on the daily level system evaluation sheets according to the guidelines and individual goals, and review them with the children to encourage progress.
    18. Prepare written incident reports on critical incidents and forward them to the Cottage Manager.
    19. Participate in the Unit/Cottage meeting, providing pertinent observations to the Cottage Manager.
    20. Transport children to off campus appointments and for travel home as assigned.

DEPARTMENT        

Residential Services

SUPERVISED BY     

Cottage Manager

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS      

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)
  • Background in sports and recreation
  • Physical (required within one month of hire)
  • Valid NYS Drivers License (copy required upon hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities. Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   

  • Degree in Related Field

REQUIREMENTS

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS                                             

  • 8 hours a day, five days a week, with two days off
  • Must be able to work weekends, afternoons and evenings
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

Starting at $22.00 per hour

OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  1. To help create and maintain a safe, healthful and nurturing environment for the children in care at the Agency.
  2. To assist in the planning and execution of therapeutic leisure activities that are designed to enrich the children’s experiences at the Agency, specifically recreation, and special events.
  3. To assist members of the treatment team in the implementation of individual treatment goals.
  4. To provide positive role models for children in care at the Agency.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. General supervision of children.
    • Encourage each child to participate in a variety of campus activity programs actively.
    • Teach children appropriate social interaction skills, team skills, sportsmanship, cooperation and other activity skills.
    • During recreation periods, if not directly involved with the activity, circulate throughout the recreation area of the building and monitor resident activity and the environment.  No resident activity may take place without staff supervision on site.
    • Help mediate and intervene in resident misbehaviors and conduct life space interviews with residents before they return to their cottages.
    • At the conclusion of recreation periods, document level of resident participation in the appropriate forms and inform cottage staff of behavioral consequences, if any.
    • Comply with any reasonable request for assistance by another staff member in working with residents.
    • Prepare Incident Reports on critical incidents and forward them to the appropriate Cottage Manager or Cottage Director in a timely fashion.
    • Prepare reports to the treatment team on each child as scheduled.
    • Help each child to achieve goals identified by the treatment team, particularly the goals as related to recreational activities.
    • During times of staff shortages, may be required to assist in the role of Child Care Worker for Cottages.
  2. Activity Leadership:
    • Organize, initiate and supervise scheduled activities as instructed or as needed.
    • Provide alternative activities as needed after approval is granted by the Director or Assistant Director of Campus Activities.
    • Assign Child Care Workers to supervise appropriate activities.
    • Ensure all equipment and conditions of the recreation areas being used are safe.
    • Document activity results on the activity evaluation forms.
    • Be knowledgeable of behavioral standards and help residents adhere to these standards.
  3. Building Supervision:
    • Monitor the condition of the Fieldhouse and report any need for repairs of equipment or facilities to the Director of Recreation.
    • Monitor the recreation areas for litter and debris and maintain a clean and neat environment at all times.
    • At the end of each day’s recreation program, ensure that all children and staff have left the building and all doors are properly locked or closed.
  4. Transport children to and from off-campus activities.
  5. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Campus Activities.
  6. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice, and policy of The William George Agency.  This includes, but is not limited to, review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety-related training.
  7. Adhere to all rules, regulations, policies, and philosophy of The William George Agency and the New York State Department Office of Children and Family Services.

DEPARTMENT 

Recreation

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire) 
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of plumbing experience
  • Yearly Physical (required within 1 month of hire)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities.  Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four or more years of plumbing experience
  • Previous work experience in HVAC
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Experience working with adolescent teens

REQUIREMENTS 

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS                                              

  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30PM                      
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

Starting at $22.00 per hour

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Be able to handle all the physical responsibilities of the position, which includes but is not limited to lifting, moving, and prolonged periods of standing
  • Must be able to successfully complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training

OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  • Responsible for maintaining, repairing, modifying, and installing plumbing systems, fixtures, appliances, and equipment, in new and existing facilities to meet the specifications and approved plumbing codes to ensure adequate, safe, and operable facilities.
  • Employees in this job also function as a part-time Vocational Instructor for the youth assigned to their specific skilled trade area, providing a positive work experience emphasizing the development of good work ethic and vocational skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Trade Specific:

  1. Maintains, repairs, and installs various types of plumbing fixtures such as, but not limited to, urinals, toilets, basins, floor drains, sinks, showers, drinking fountains, and laboratory and medical equipment
  2. Maintains, repairs, and installs various types of plumbing systems, including, but not limited to, sanitary, storm, chemical waste lines and vents, sanitary and storm sewers, gas, and water systems (hot, cold, soft, and water filtration)
  3. Maintains, repairs, and installs appliances and equipment, including, but not limited to, air compressors, boilers, hot water heaters, softeners, stills, water filtration units, pipes, pumps, kitchen equipment, washers, and dryers
  4. Assist with skilled plumbing constructions, remodels, and repairs according to established trade standards and applicable building, plumbing, and safety codes
  5. Monitor and troubleshoot plumbing breakdowns by diagnosing trouble, and repairing, replacing, or taking other corrective actions
  6. Properly use equipment, material, and tools in a safe and professional manner
  7. Perform related duties as assigned by the supervisor

Vocational Instructor:

  1. Upon hiring into the program, assess the youth’s interests and knowledge of the Vocational Program specific to your trade area
  2. Instructs youth in a skilled trade to prepare them for employment upon discharge
  3. Plan and conduct on-the-job training activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides youth with opportunities to observe, question, and participate in
  4. Instruct youth in the proper and safe care of work areas and all applicable equipment; stress safety at all times
  5. Be prepared and in position to begin work following the Vocational Program time schedules; ensure that assigned youth are properly supervised at all times and maintain attendance and work schedule records
  6. Enforce established dress, conduct, and behavior codes appropriate to the Vocational Program area
  7. Communicate and document significant behaviors or incidents on behalf of youth.
  8. Maintain all trade-related, Vocational Program, and youth records and paperwork in a timely, organized way

Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties following all rules, regulations, policies, and safety standards of The William George Agency and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, while upholding our mission, vision, and values.

DEPARTMENT 

Facilities

SUPERVISED BY 

Plumbing Supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS       

  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience with commercial HVAC systems
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)
  • Yearly Physical (required within 1 month of hire)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Knowledge of operations and repair of hot water and forced hot air heating systems
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities.  Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Universal CFC Refrigeration and Class II Stationary Engineering License
  • Good Communication and Organizational Skills
  • Experience working with adolescents

REQUIREMENTS 

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS                                              

  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM                     
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

Starting at $22.00 per hour

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Be able to handle all the physical responsibilities of the position, which includes but is not limited to lifting, moving, and prolonged periods of standing
  • Work involves constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, biohazard materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
  • Must be able to successfully complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training

OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  • Under direct supervision, performs routine repairs and maintenance on heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems including any/all air distribution machinery, split systems, package units, fan coils, pneumatic and digital controls, hot and chilled water distribution and variable volume systems.
  • Employees in this job also function as a part-time Vocational Instructor for the youth assigned to their specific skilled trade area, providing a positive work experience emphasizing the development of good work ethic and vocational skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Trade Specific:

  1. Monitors the performance of heating, ventilation, and cooling systems for the campus; performs standard repair/replacement of components, as appropriate, and non-technical maintenance tasks such as cleaning of heating and cooling fan units, adjustment of system controls, and replacement filters. Performs preventative maintenance, and adjustments, of basic repairs to HVAC systems.
  2. Operates, cleans and performs preventative maintenance/repairs on various refrigeration units, including absorption, compressor, heat exchangers, ice machines, and cooling freezers.
  3. Maintain and repair refrigerator units, air compressors, air handling units, exhaust fans, and circulating pumps; maintain and repair equipment and work areas.
  4. Install and maintain all hot water, steam, and hot air heating units.
  5. Work with sheet metal to construct exhaust stacks and heating ducts. 
  6. Properly use equipment, material, and tools in a safe and professional manner.
  7. Perform related duties as assigned by the Plumbing Supervisor. 

Vocational Instructor:

  1. Upon hiring into the program, assess the youth’s interests and knowledge of the Vocational Program specific to your trade area.
  2. Instructs youth in a skilled trade to prepare them for employment upon discharge.
  3. Plan and conduct on-the-job training activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides youth with opportunities to observe, question, and participate in.
  4. Instruct youth in the proper and safe care of work areas and all applicable equipment; stress safety at all times.
  5. Be prepared and in position to begin work following the Vocational Program time schedules; ensure that assigned youth are properly supervised at all times and maintain attendance and work schedule records.
  6. Enforce established dress, conduct, and behavior codes appropriate to the Vocational Program area.
  7. Communicate and document significant behaviors or incidents on behalf of youth.
  8. Maintain all trade-related, Vocational Program, and youth records and paperwork in a timely, organized way.
  9. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with all rules, regulations, policies, and safety standards of The William George Agency and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, while upholding our mission, vision, and values.

Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties following all rules, regulations, policies, and safety standards of The William George Agency and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, while upholding our mission, vision, and values.

DEPARTMENT 

Facilities

SUPERVISED BY

Plumbing Supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS       

  • Experience in applicable field
  • One year experience in mechaical locks, doors and hardware
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)         
  • Yearly Physical (required within 1 month of hire)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities.  Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four or more years of experience in commerical or residential carpentry
  • Experience in mechaical locks, doors and hardware perferred
  • Perform a variety of building installation, maintenance, and repair tasks. Installs and repairs locks and hardware, cut keys, assures security of keys, key codes
  • Completion of a formal carpenter’s apprenticeship or training program
  • Willing to obtian certification in Locksmith training program
  • Good Communication and Organizational Skills
  • Experience working with adolescents

REQUIREMENTS 

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS                                  

  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM                     
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

Starting at $22.00 per hour

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Be able to handle all the physical responsibilities of the position, which include but are not limited to lifting, moving, and prolonged periods of standing, ability to climb ladders, access equipment located in basements and crawlspaces, ability to work off ladders, scaffolding, and in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to successfully complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training

OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  • Performs routine carpentry work in the construction and/or maintenance of buildings, walls, ceilings, doors, roofs, cabinets, and wooden structures to meet building codes
  • In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for providing locksmith services throughout the Agency and School to include the installation, repair and/or replacement of locking devices. Assists in the maintenance of departmental records including the key records.
  • Employees in this job also function as a part-time Vocational Instructor for the youth assigned to their specific skilled trade area, providing a positive work experience emphasizing the development of good work ethic and vocational skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Trade Specific:

  1. Builds, remodels, and maintains various types of facilities, buildings, offices, classrooms, restrooms, and other structures
  2. Installs and repairs drywall, and ceiling and floor tiles
  3. Properly use equipment, material, and tools in a safe and professional manner
  1. Ability to install, repair and maintain Commercial and Residential hardware.
  2. Utilizes hand tools to remove locking mechanisms from doors, gates, cabinets, and other hardware items.
  3. Repairs broken and/or defective locks. Ability to perform emergency work orders in a timely manner.
  4. Eliminates debris or defective parts of locks that would prevent the lock from functioning properly.
  5. Creates springs, tumblers, and/or levers as necessary to fit specific locks.
  6. Manufactures keys when deemed appropriate to do so.
  7. Maintains locks by routinely disassembling and cleaning them.
  8. Stock the materials required for lock and key production and maintenance.
  9. Installs door frames and window frames as needed for locking systems.
  10. Record keep the placement of locks, lock combinations, and total number of keys for each lock.
  11. Residential & Commercial Lock re-keying/ Perform Pining of locks.    
  12. Ensures work performed is completed in a manner conforming with plans, specifications, and building code and safety requirements
  13. Perform related duties as assigned by the supervisor

Vocational Instructor:

  1. Upon hiring into the program, assess the youth’s interests and knowledge of the Vocational Program specific to your trade area
  2. Instructs youth in a skilled trade to prepare them for employment upon discharge
  3. Plan and conduct on-the-job training activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides youth with opportunities to observe, question, and participate in
  4. Instruct youth in the proper and safe care of work areas and all applicable equipment; stress safety at all times
  5. Be prepared and in position to begin work following the Vocational Program time schedules; ensure that assigned youth are properly supervised at all times and maintain attendance and work schedule records
  6. Enforce established dress, conduct, and behavior codes appropriate to the Vocational Program area
  7. Communicate and document significant behaviors or incidents on behalf of youth.
  8. Maintain all trade-related, Vocational Program, and youth records and paperwork in a timely, organized way

Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties following all rules, regulations, policies, and safety standards of The William George Agency and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, while upholding our mission, vision, and values.

DEPARTMENT

Facilities

SUPERVISED BY

Carpentry Supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS       

  • Professional Cooking Experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)
  • Yearly Physical (required within one month of hire)
  • Valid NYS Drivers License (copy required upon hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities.  Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS    

  • Degree and/or courses in related field

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must successfully complete all required background checks:
    • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
    • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
    • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
    • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
    • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL) 
    • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)
  2. Must successfully complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI)

HOURS                                              

  • Wednesday thru Saturday (B-Shift)
  • Forty hours per week, shift determined by Director of Food Services

SALARY

Starting at $22.00 per hour

OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  1. To prepare and serve food in a tasteful, eye-appealing, nutritious and sanitary manner to the residents and staff.
  2. To supervise and teach good work habits to residents assigned to the food preparation program.
  3. To provide a positive role model for residents in the care of The William George Agency.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
  2. Required to tolerate prolonged periods of standing and walking.
  3. Be able to walk down and climb stairs.
  4. After TCI training, be able to physically restrain residents if necessary.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Prepare and serve meals, as required by menu.
  2. Supervise and know the whereabouts of residents assigned to work in the kitchen area and report out of program residents immediately to the Support Team.
  3. Evaluate resident’s performance daily using the Daily Level System Evaluation sheets in accordance with published guidelines and individual goals.  Give daily sheets to the Dining Room Attendant for consolidation.
  4. Prepare written Incident Reports of critical incidents and give them to the Director of Food Services.
  5. In the absence of resident workers, be able to accomplish all required work promptly.
  6. Pull items from the freezer and defrost as required to support menu.
  7. Clean all equipment and pots and pans used to prepare meals and report any maintenance problems.
  8. Ensure knives are locked up when not being used.
  9. Follow cleaning schedule as determined by the Director of Food Services.
  10. Wear proper uniform, hair restraint, and practice sanitation standards as required by Federal, State, and County health regulations.
  11. Follow closing checklist as determined by the Director of Food Services.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Food Services.
  13. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice, and policy of The William George Agency.  This includes, but is not limited to, review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety-related training.
  14. Adhere to all rules, regulations, policies, and philosophy of The William George Agency and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

DEPARTMENT         

Food Services

SUPERVISED BY      

Director of Food Services

Non-Bargaining Unit

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:      

  • Masters Degree, preferably in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Family Therapy
  • Valid New York State Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Yearly Physical (required within one month after hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental, and sexual identities. Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:   

  • Licensed Social Worker
  • Licensed in Mental Health Counseling
  • Licensed in Family Therapy
  • Previous experience in working with critically disturbed adolescents

REQUIREMENTS:

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS:  

  • 40 hours per week
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

$75-90,000 annually

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for the development of an individual treatment plan for each resident and family, implementation of the treatment plan, and subsequent transfer and discharge planning along with appropriate continuing care recommendations.
  2. Maintain up-to-date and accurate information on each resident in the statewide Connections system, including progress notes, incidences of family contact, resident contact individual, and group counseling, etc. as required by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
  3. Provide individual, group, and family counseling to residents and their families as well as coordinate appropriate family/resource visitation in conjunction with the Cottage Manager and Youth Care Specialists.
  4. Directly supervise Case Planner in job duties as outlined in Case Planner job description.
  5. During weekly Cottage Team Meetings, provide in-service training to educate and guide Youth Care Specialists in treatment interventions and supervise such service in consultation with the Residential Program Department Head.
  6. Prepare clinical reports for legal hearings and document any legal activity in Connections.
  7. Chair treatment team meetings in conjunction with the Residential Services Department Head. 
  8. Provide administrative oversight of the cottage’s physical plant and programming.
  9. Attend all meetings and training as requested by the Director of Residential Services, Residential Services Department Head, and Human Resources Department. 
  10. Assist the Director of Residential Services in other delegated functions.
  11. Assist the Admissions Department with the intake process.
  12. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice, and policy of The William George Agency.  This includes, but is not limited to, a review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety-related training.
  13. Adhere to the treatment philosophy of The William George Agency and the rules, requirements, and regulations of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

DEPARTMENT: 

Residential Services

SUPERVISED BY:                 

Residential Services Department Head

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:      

  • Masters Degree, preferably in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Family Therapy
  • Valid New York State Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Yearly Physical (required within one month after hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental, and sexual identities. Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:   

  • Licensed Social Worker
  • Licensed in Mental Health Counseling
  • Licensed in Family Therapy
  • Previous experience in working with critically disturbed adolescents

REQUIREMENTS:

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS:  

  • 40 hours per week
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

$75-90,000 annually

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for the development of an individual treatment plan for each resident and family, implementation of the treatment plan, and subsequent transfer and discharge planning along with appropriate continuing care recommendations.
  2. Maintain up-to-date and accurate information on each resident in the statewide Connections system, including progress notes, incidences of family contact, resident contact individual, and group counseling, etc. as required by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
  3. Provide individual, group, and family counseling to residents and their families as well as coordinate appropriate family/resource visitation in conjunction with the Cottage Manager and Youth Care Specialists.
  4. Directly supervise Case Planner in job duties as outlined in Case Planner job description.
  5. During weekly Cottage Team Meetings, provide in-service training to educate and guide Youth Care Specialists in treatment interventions and supervise such service in consultation with the Residential Program Department Head.
  6. Prepare clinical reports for legal hearings and document any legal activity in Connections.
  7. Chair treatment team meetings in conjunction with the Residential Services Department Head. 
  8. Provide administrative oversight of the cottage’s physical plant and programming.
  9. Attend all meetings and training as requested by the Director of Residential Services, Residential Services Department Head, and Human Resources Department. 
  10. Assist the Director of Residential Services in other delegated functions.
  11. Assist the Admissions Department with the intake process.
  12. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice, and policy of The William George Agency.  This includes, but is not limited to, a review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety-related training.
  13. Adhere to the treatment philosophy of The William George Agency and the rules, requirements, and regulations of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

DEPARTMENT: 

Residential Services

SUPERVISED BY:                 

Residential Services Department Head

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS      

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)
  • Valid New York State Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Yearly physical (required within one month after hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities. Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   

  • Experience with adolescents;
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) trained

REQUIREMENTS

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS                                             

  • Part-time 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday;
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

$22.00 per hour

OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  1. To assist the OASAS-licensed clinic in providing safe transport of residents to and from appointments on-campus.
  2. To communicate effectively with Program staff, Agency staff, and residents.
  3. To model pro-social attitudes and behaviors for residents at all times.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Transport residents to and from appointments on-campus.
  2. Review and understand the Office Manager-provided schedules for appointments.
  3. Learn the locations of cottages and other buildings on-campus.
  4. Remain in communication with Van Clef and Agency staff for appointment coordination.
  5. Assist in day-to-day functions at Van Clef when not engaged in transporting residents including drug testing.
  6. Assist Van Clef staff with scheduling appointments as needed.
  7. Make sure that all safety equipment in transport vehicles are in working order and used appropriately during transports.
  8. Pick-up and return keys at the beginning and end of each shift, complete monthly vehicle inspections as needed.
  9. Must be able to perform physical intervention (restraints) if necessary to protect the well-being of residents.
  10. To adhere to all rules, regulations, policies and philosophy of The William George Agency, New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports, and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
  11. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice and policy of The William George Agency. This includes, but is not limited to, review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety related training.
  12. Perform other duties assigned.

SUPERVISED BY       

Van Clef Office Manager with oversight by Program Director

DEAPARTMENT          

Van Clef OASAS-licensed Clinic

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS      

  • Current NYS Registration for RN (copy required upon hire)
  • Valid New York State Drivers License (copy required upon hire)
  • Yearly Physical (required within 1 month of hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities.  Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED

  • Experience with adolescents

REQUIREMENTS

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS         

  • 40 hour work week
  • 3pm-11pm
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

$80-90,000 annually

POSITION OBJECTIVES

  1. To provide high quality nursing care and health education to the residents of The William George Agency.
  2. To provide continuing education to staff concerning OSHA regulations.
  3. To oversee medication administration in the cottages.
  4. To develop health/safety related issues of the residents and staff.
  5. To participate in development of health care policy for The William George Agency.
  6. To oversee the Hepatitis B vaccine program for staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist the Medical Director and Nursing Supervisor in timely review of policies, procedures and protocols for medical and nursing care at the clinic.
  2. Maintain documentation in a medical record for each child at The William George Agency in accordance with established practices and NYS OCFS regulations.
  3. Conduct appropriate medical and health examinations as directed by Medical Director or stipulated by NYS OCFS regulations.
  4. Provide appropriate nursing and medical care to the children who have health related complaints and make appropriate referrals as necessary.
  5. Ensure that Cottage Director and Manager are informed of the health needs of each child in their care. Attend cottage meetings to discuss health care issues as needed or at request of Cottage Director or Manager.
  6. Directly supervise and maintain medication logs prescribed by the physician and psychiatrists in accordance with established medical practices and NYS OCFS regulations.
  7. Conduct medication classes for cottage staff to include:
    • The 5 rights of medication administration
    • Correct documentation/charting of medication administration
    • Familiarize CCW with side effects of specific medications
    • Review injury/illness protocols
    • Correct protocol and documentation of medication errors
    • Maintain communication with Cottage Manager/Director
  8. Attend 30 day treatment meeting, planning conferences and cottage meetings as possible.  Prepare written health summaries as needed.
  9. Conduct OSHA classes on blood borne pathogens for staff as needed and maintain written records.
  10. Offer Hepatitis B Vaccine program, including education of staff and administration of vaccine; maintain written records of administration or declination of Hepatitis B Vaccine.
  11. Assist in staff physical exams to include BP, PPD and maintain written records for medical clinic/personnel.
  12. Perform tasks as assigned by supervising nurse to insure optimum functioning of the clinic. These tasks include, but are not limited to:
    • Maintaining inventory of medical supplies/equipment
    • Ordering supplies/equipment as needed
    • Routine housekeeping duties to maintain building
    • Submitting repair orders and requisitions for supplies as needed
    • Scheduling of residents/staff to see physician as needed
    • Scheduling off-campus appointments for dental visits
    • Scheduling/transporting residents to medical trips as ordered by physician. Staff nurse must use WGA vehicle (except for special circumstances).
    • Provide health related counseling and education to residents
  13. Monitor children at meals and in school for medication administration and health assessments.
  14. Draw blood work as ordered by physician using standard medical practices and OSHA guidelines.
  15. Procure, maintain and update immunization records for each resident at The William George Agency.
  16. Following standard orders, assess and treat medical conditions as needed, making proper referrals.
  17. Staff nurses will be available to AOD via Agency issued cell phone 24 hours/day.  Cell phone call will rotate among staff.  Written record will be kept of calls and transcribed to medical charts in a timely fashion.
  18. Perform other duties as assigned by the Medical Director or Nursing Supervisor.
  19. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice and policy of The William George Agency.  This includes, but is not limited to, review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety related training.
  20. Adhere to all rules, regulations, policies and philosophy of The William George Agency and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

POSITION LEVEL

Responsible to the Medical Director and Supervising Nurse.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Yearly Physical (required within 1 month after hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities.  Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must successfully complete all required background checks:
    • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
    • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
    • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
    • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
    • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)           
    • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)
  2. Must successfully complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI)

HOURS                                              

  • Wednesday to Saturday, 40 hours         

SALARY

$24.00 per hour

OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  1. To help create and maintain a healthful, safe and therapeutic environment for children in all cottages on campus during duty hours.
  2. To assist staff on duty in implementing each child’s individual treatment goals.
  3. To provide positive role models for children in the care of the Agency.
  4. To provide positive role models and leadership for child care staff in the employ of the Agency.
  5. To ensure that the basic psychological needs of the children for nurturance, structure, and counseling are met.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist the AOD in the day to day operations of the Agency’s residential campus.
  2. Assist the AOD with the supervision of Support Staff and Youth Care Specialists.
  3. Conduct cottage walk throughs, direct and guide support staff.
  4. Respond to crisis situations, makes oral and written reports of all unusual occurrences or accidents happening during the shift.
  5. Will assume the duties of AOD in that person’s absence.
  6. Performs other duties as directed by the AOD and Director of Support Services.

POSITION LEVEL                 

Supervised by the B-Shift Administrator on Duty

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS       

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)         
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of hands-on experience with commercial HVAC systems
  • Possess CFC Certification
  • Yearly Physical (required within 1 month of hire)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental and sexual identities.  Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS    

  • Possess EPA Section 608 Technician Certification
  • 5+ years of commercial HVAC experience
  • 3+ years of Plumbing experience
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Experience working with adolescents

REQUIREMENTS 

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)        
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS                                              

  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM                     
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program
  • On call as needed for emergency situations

SALARY

$25-30.00 per hour

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Be able to handle all the physical responsibilities of the position, which includes but is not limited to lifting, moving, and prolonged periods of standing
  • Must be able to successfully complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training

OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  • Responsible for maintaining, repairing, modifying, installing and monitoring HVAC systems, controls, appliances and equipment, in new and existing facilities to meet the specifications and approved codes to ensure adequate, safe, and operable facilities.
  • Employees in this job also function as a part-time Vocational Instructor for the youth assigned to their specific skilled trade area, providing a positive work experience emphasizing the development of good work ethic and vocational skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Trade Specific:

  1. Monitors the performance of heating, ventilation and colling systems for the campus; performs standard repair/replacement of components as appropriate and non-technical tasks such as cleaning of heating and cooling fan units, adjustment of system controls and replacemnt of filters.
  2. Operates, cleans and performs preventative maintenance/repairs on various refrigeration units, including absorption, compressor, heat exchangers, ice machines and cooling freezers.
  3. Prepare forms for permits and inspections.
  4. Install, inspect, and service electric motors and controls, domestic hot water and electric baseboard heaters. 
  5. Maintain and repair refrigerator units, air compressors, air handling units, exhaust fans and circulating pumps; maintain and repair equipment, tools and work areas.
  6. Install and maintain all hot water, steam, and hot air heating units.
  7. Work with sheet metal to construct exhaust stacks and heating ducts.
  8. Maintains, repairs, and installs appliances and equipment, including, but not limited to, air compressors, boilers, hot water heaters, softeners, stills, water filtration units, pipes, pumps, kitchen equipment, washers, and dryers.
  9. Interprets blueprints and drawings to assess specifications and calculate the materials and equipment required. Completes skilled HVAC constructions, remodels, and repairs according to established trade standards and applicable building and safety codes.
  10. Monitor and troubleshoot major HVAC breakdowns by diagnosing trouble, and repairing, replacing, or taking other corrective action for such items as roof top units, mini-split systems, baseboard hydronic heat systems, chiller systems, water and air sourced heat pumps.
  11. Gathers materials prepare work area and maintains equipment and supplies needed for jobs.
  12. Reviews finished projects with customers. Maintains records and reports of work status and completion according to established deadlines and expectations.
  13. Perform related duties as assigned by the supervisor.    
  14. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties following all rules, regulations, policies, and safety standards of The William George Agency and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, while upholding our mission, vision, and values.

Vocational Instructor:

  1. Upon hiring into the program, assess the youth’s interests and knowledge of the Vocational Program specific to your trade area.
  2. Instructs youth in a skilled trade to prepare them for employment upon discharge.
  3. Plan and conduct on-the-job training activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides youth with opportunities to observe, question, and participate in..
  4. Instruct youth in the proper and safe care of work areas and all applicable equipment; stress safety at all times.
  5. Be prepared and in a position to begin work in accordance with the Vocational Program time schedules; ensure that assigned youth are properly supervised at all times and maintain attendance and work schedule records.
  6. Enforce established dress, conduct, and behavior codes appropriate to the Vocational Program area.
  7. Communicate and document significant behaviors or incidents on behalf of youth.
  8. Maintain all trade-related, Vocational Program, and youth records and paperwork in a timely, organized way.
  9. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with all rules, regulations, policies, and safety standards of The William George Agency and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, while upholding our mission, vision, and values.

DEPARTMENT

Facilities

SUPERVISED BY

Plumbing Supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   

  • LCSW or Licensed Psychologist (copy required upon hire)
  • Past experience providing clinical supervision
  • Valid New York State Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Physical & TB Test (required within one month after hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental, and sexual identities. Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience providing clinical supervision within an adolescent residential treatment setting.
  • Experience in the development and direct delivery of best practice counseling services to emotionally and behaviorally challenged youth.
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Experience in writing treatment program materials, protocols, and policies.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and providing training on trauma-informed care practices within a treatment setting.

REQUIREMENTS

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)  
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS                                              

Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program (40-hour minimum)

SALARY

$110,000 annually

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide instruction and supervision, as assigned, to Department Heads and Behavioral Health Clinicians related to best practices as well as evidence-based practices with respect to clinical services.
  2. Responsible for meeting with Department Heads and clinical consultants on a regular basis to devise broad and effective clinical treatment systems and processes within the residential programs.  Assist the Department Heads in the development of written program summaries, practices, and protocols.
  3. Construct a framework that aligns the agency with a trauma-informed treatment philosophy and implement/recommend training, as needed.
  4. Responsible to monitor clinical notes in the EHR for both quantity and quality as well as compliance with regulations (assigned departments).
  5. Responsible for scheduling and assigning tasks to clinical consultants to maximize their contributions to the agency.
  6. Provide consultation for program evaluations and make recommendations regarding how best to enhance the programmatic and clinical components of our services.
  7. Provide direct or facilitate comprehensive training to Residential Department Heads, Behavioral Health Clinicians, Family Service Coordinators, and Case Planners on treatment topics.
  8. Provide training during new hire orientation with respect to treatment topics.
  9. Offer consultation services to cottages at the request of the respective Residential Department Head to assist clinical and direct care staff in developing effective behavioral intervention plans to reduce the incidence of individual challenging behaviors (i.e. restraints, assaultive behavior, treatment resistance, etc.).
  10. Responsible for review and formalized feedback on the electronic referral process and record keeping in the EHR on an as-needed basis.
  11. Responsible for collaborating with senior leadership in identifying opportunities to serve new, specialized treatment populations and helping to design appropriate programs to meet their clinical needs.
  12. Attend all meetings and training as required by the Director of Residential Services.
  13. Be available for consultation to identify new regulatory requirements and to draft agency policies and protocols to meet said regulations. Update, as needed, agency policies and procedures as it relates to all clinical program operations.
  14. In conjunction with Quality Assurance and the Residential Department, assist with conducting research as assigned.
  15. Assist in other duties as requested by the Director of Residential Services.
  16. Adhere to the treatment philosophy of The William George Agency and the rules, requirements, and regulations of the New York State Office of Family and Children Services.
  17. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice, and policy of The William George Agency. This includes, but is not limited to, review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety-related training.

DEPARTMENT                                         

Residential Services

POSITION LEVEL                                    

Responsible to the Director of Residential Services

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS                   

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon hire)
  • Physical (required within 1 month of hire)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License (copy required upon hire)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population presenting a variety of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental, and sexual identities. Must have the ability and willingness to establish and foster healthy and supportive relationships that acknowledge individual identities and encourage personal growth.

PREFERRED                         

  • AAS Degree in a Related Field
  • Previous clerical or secretarial experience

REQUIREMENTS

Must successfully complete all required background checks:

  • Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC)
  • NYS Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR)
  • NYS Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
  • NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) fingerprinting
  • NYS Justice Center Staff Exclusion List (SEL)  
  • Out-of-state child abuse register inquiry of any state in which the person resided within the last five years (if applicable)

HOURS

  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM                
  • Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program

SALARY

Starting at $20.00 per hour

OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

Provide general clerical support to the Residential Services Department as well as external agencies and clients.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A. Answer all incoming calls and direct them to the appropriate extension;
B. Responsible for logging all necessary information in the Administrative Log;
C. Responsible for greeting all guests to the Administration building; ensuring each individual has properly signed in and notifying the appropriate party of their arrival;
D. Take zones offline & reset the fire system during drills/alarms;
E. Responsible for ordering office supplies for the switchboard, lobby, Residential Department & Support Team;
F. Responsible for scheduling and/or creating notifications on the appropriate calendar:
a. third Parties for COMP/TPR Meetings;
b. room reservations for on-campus visits; and
c. recreation trips
G. Make sure all Residential scheduled campus visits are on the Visitor Log;
H. Scanning documents and electronic filing;
I. Follow office protocol as set forth by the Office Manager;
J. Provide intermittent Administrative Assistant duties as assigned by the Office Manager;
K. Perform other duties as assigned by the Office Manager;
L. Responsible for adhering to and performing all duties in accordance with every safety standard, practice, and policy of The William George Agency. This includes but is not limited to, a review of The William George Agency’s Safety Policy and attending all required safety-related training.
M. Adhere to all rules, regulations, policies, and philosophy of The William George Agency and The New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

EQUIPMENT USED

Computer, copier, printer, telephone, shredder, and scanner.

DEPARTMENT                     

Residential Services

SUPERVISED BY

Residential Services Office Manager

Dining Menu

Welcome to the on-line viewing of the William George Agency/George Junior Republic School District dining menu.  The attached Nutrislice digital application provides a food service experience that engages and informs students, parents, staff and visitors.