JOB OPPORTUNITIES

YES Community Counseling Center, a great place to work, learn, and gain gain experience. We work with multiple populations and have many programs at our agency. Supervision is provided to all employees. Please see below for current job opportunities.

BUILDING RESOURCES FOR INDIVIDUALS TO DEVELOP, GUIDE, ENCOURAGE, & SUPPORT'

YES Community Counseling Center, a licensed NYS OASAS facility has received funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to support youth ages 17 to 25 years of age and their families at risk for and impacted by substance use and addiction.

Employment Opportunity: Care Navigator

Job Summary: The Care Navigator position under YES’ BRIDGES to Treatment and Recovery Program coordinates care services and s well as provides outreach, education and referral services to young adults in the YES’ BRIDGES Program. This position will coordinate participants’ care services as well as provide outreach, education and referral services to young adults in the YES’ BRIDGES Program. The Care Navigator’s role is to support young adults and families impacted by addiction in various settings throughout Long Island. They will work in coordination with the BRIDGES Team and its partners. To apply email info@yesccc.org 

Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, or equivalent combination of education and patient navigation/case management experience (e.g., Associates degree and two years’ experience.o3 letters of recommendation.

Ability to engage with young adults and have knowledge base regarding insurance, community support services and resources; bi-lingual a plus

2 years (+) of case management or related experience

Candidates must be willing to travel and work occasional evenings.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures young adults have insurance and assist in making and keeping health and social services appointments.

Participates in all team meetings to remain aware of all participants for appropriate case management

Provides education, risk reduction counseling and skill building services to participants, as necessary per needs and grant requirements.

Coordinates ongoing navigation and support to aid in the development of recovery plans, effective coping habits and life skills for navigating recovery.

Provide education and outreach to individuals who may benefit from linkages to care.

Raise awareness regarding the BRIDGES Program and existing community resources to school districts, colleges, and other community sectors.

Facilitate non-clinical peer support groups when needed.

Support young adults in advocating for themselves to obtain effective services.

Maintain records and reports as required.

Provide education and outreach to individuals who may benefit from the BRIDGES program and/or other treatment services and community supports (local churches, medical professionals, etc.)

CONTACT: Those interested in applying can send inquiries or resume to Adrienne Lopresti, Executive Director at info@yesccc.org

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)

Job Summary: The CRPA, full and part time positions, under YES’ BRIDGES program  will support young adults and families impacted by addiction in various settings throughout Long Island. The CRPA will work in coordination with the BRIDGES Team and its partners. To apply email info@yesccc.org

Qualifications/Requirements:
High school diploma / G.E.D. or higher

Peer Advocate with Certification (CRPA) or a Peer Advocate who completed the required courses and are working towards field hours to obtain Certification.

3 letters of recommendations.

Trained by OASAS, certified or certification eligible.

Strong knowledge base regarding the role of a CRPA and recovery-based support services/resources on Long Island.

2 years (+) working as a Peer Advocate.

Candidates must be willing to travel and work evenings.

Proof of COVID vaccination. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
Engage young adults and families in the development of recovery plans, effective coping habits and life skills for navigating recovery.

Provide education and outreach to individuals who may benefit from peer or treatment services and providing linkages to care.

Raise awareness regarding the BRIDGES Program and existing community resources to school districts, colleges, and other community sectors.

Facilitate non-clinical peer support groups.

Support peers in advocating for themselves to obtain effective services.

Maintain records and reports as required by grant. 

Provide education and outreach to individuals who may benefit from peer or treatment services as well as to other community supports (local churches, medical professionals, etc.)

*Competitive Salary for those with experience.

Employment Opportunity: Licensed Clinicians

Job Summary: The licensed clinician under YES’ BRIDGES program will support young adults and families impacted by addiction in various colleges and community settings throughout Long Island.  This position is providing clinical services in conjunction with non-clinical support services as identified in structure of the grant program. The clinician will work in coordination with the BRIDGES Team and its partners. To apply email info@yesccc.org    

Qualifications/Requirements:

Licensed Social Workers/Mental Health counselors or related field or a Masters Level clinician working towards licensure; CASAC or CPP certification a plus

Experience in working with adolescents/young adults in substance abuse and mental health, prevention, treatment and/or recovery. 

Demonstrates ability to resolve issues creatively, to look for solutions and to work positively in a team environment.

Demonstrates ability to conduct professional interpersonal relationships, foster collaborations, strong partnerships, and team building to accomplish program objectives.

Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

Candidates must be willing to travel and work occasional evenings.

Proof of COVID vaccination.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Engage young adults and families in the development of recovery plans, effective coping habits and life skills for navigating recovery.

Provide education and outreach to individuals who may benefit from peer or treatment services and providing linkages to care.

Raise awareness regarding the BRIDGES Program and existing community resources to school districts, colleges, and other community sectors.

Facilitate clinical and non-clinical support to young adults through individual and group settings.

Support peers in advocating for themselves to obtain effective services.

Maintain records and reports as required.

Provide education and outreach to individuals who may benefit from peer or treatment services as well as to other community supports (local churches, medical professionals, etc.)

 * Bi-lingual skills a plus.