Employment Opportunities

Become a Part of the Citizen Advocates Legacy

At Citizen Advocates, our outstanding track record of unparalleled care to the individuals served would not be possible without our incredible and dedicated employees. With numerous opportunities for employment, we boast over 700 professional, clinically trained, and compassionate staff who each day affect the lives of individuals across a wide variety of services. We offer extensive training to applicants, and continued support, education, and opportunity for advancement to our employees. Explore our current openings and submit your application today to become a part of the Citizen Advocates legacy.

For additional information please contact: 
Human Resources Director
Citizen Advocates, Inc.
209 Park Street Malone, NY  12953
518.483.1251

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Current Employment Positions

 

Medicaid Service Coordinator

Position Details:

Positions available in Malone and Saranac Lake. Provide Medicaid Service Coordination to individuals living in a variety of certified and non-certified settings. Duties include but are not limited to: maintain a close working relationship with individuals providing services to, acting as liaison between those individuals and others when appropriate, networking with agency and non-agency personnel, maintenance of eligibility for entitlements for each individual, completion of required paperwork, and development of the ISP as agreed by each individual. Computer and software knowledge preferred.

Position Type:

Full Time

Weekly Hours:

40

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a Human Service or related field and one year’s experience in working with individuals with a developmental disability.

Compensation and Benefits:

Competitive Salary with full benefits including; Health insurance, matching 401k, flexible spending account, dental insurance, paid time off, etc.



Licensed Practical Nurse

Position Details:

​North Star Industries is now accepting applications to hire LPN positions for newly established medically frail residential setting. Applicants must possess competent nursing skills and be able to work well with others. Duties will include performing routine nursing tasks and providing patient care to disabled adults. Duties may vary per operational needs. Experience with Feeding tubes preferred. Compassion and caring a must. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Position Type:

Relief

Weekly Hours:

Varies - Per Diem

Qualifications:

LPN License

Compensation and Benefits:

$15 per hour.



Registered Nurse

Position Details:

​Full time RN to provide nursing care to 12 individuals with disabilities in their home. Responsible to provide nursing care in accordance to established policies and nursing procedures. Some on-call hours required. Previous experience with individuals with disabilities preferred. Computer experience required.

Position Type:

Full Time

Weekly Hours:

40

Qualifications:

Registered Nurse

Compensation and Benefits:

Full Agency benefit (401 K, Vacation Time, Sick Time, Cafeteria Plan, Catastrophic Illness Plan, Health Insurance. Competitive Salary



LICENSED SOCIAL WORKERS/THERAPISTS

Position Details:

LICENSED SOCIAL WORKERS/THERAPISTS: North Star Behavioral Health Services of Citizen Advocates, Inc. is seeking qualified therapists to join our growing clinical team serving the Malone region in beautiful northern NY. LCSW required. Experience with outpatient MH, SUD and Geriatric Population treatment preferred. Highly competitive salary and benefits package, signing bonus and moving expenses. Tuition reimbursement program available to eligible staff.

Position Type:

Full Time

Weekly Hours:

40

Qualifications:

LCSW

Compensation and Benefits:

Highly competitive salary and benefits package, signing bonus and moving expenses. Tuition reimbursement program available to eligible staff.



Direct Support Professional - Multiple Locations

Position Details:

Saranac Lake and Malone

Residential:
​Assisting persons with developmental disabilities in a residential setting. Responsibilities include assisting residents with daily living skills, community integration, cooking, cleaning, bathing, and daily documentation of programming. Flexible hours including evenings, nights and weekends.

Day Program:
Qualified candidates must be energetic, caring, creative, and enjoy being out in the community. Candidates will be expected to encourage independence with activities and offer choices that the people they support find meaningful and valuable. Other duties include but not limited to, providing daily therapeutic and skill building activities, recording daily documentation of services, and working as a team member with other Direct Support Professionals to provide the highest quality of care and services. Monday - Friday daytime hours

At Home Waiver Program:
​Provide community habilitation, day habilitation, and respite services to people living at home. Provide services which promote independence according to the person's interests and goals. Provide services in the home and in the community. Flexible hours.

Position Type:

Relief and Full time available

Weekly Hours:

See description

Qualifications:

​High school diploma, or GED, with experience working with the MR population and ability to drive agency vehicles is a plus. Training provided for non-experienced applicants.

Compensation and Benefits:

Starting Salary: $10.25/hr - $12.42 Full benefits with full time positions including; Health insurance, matching 401k, flexible spending account, dental, paid time off, etc.



Direct Support Professional - Clinton County

Position Details:

Provide community habilitation, day habilitation, and respite services to individuals living at home. Provide services which promote independence according to the individual's interests and goals. Provide services in the home and in the community. Position located in Clinton County.

Position Type:

Relief

Weekly Hours:

Varies

Qualifications:

​High school diploma or GED. Valid and clean NYS driver's license. Must be flexible. Experience with people with developmental disabilities preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary to be discussed at interview.



Direct Support Professional

Position Details:

This position is located in Saranac Lake. ​Perform assigned duties in the areas of direct care, housekeeping, as well as supervision with ADL and ILS skills and delivery of each individuals programs. This is an entry level position. Training will be provided. Only requirement is to be a caring person.

Position Type:

Part Time

Weekly Hours:

Flexible

Qualifications:

​High school diploma, or GED, medication certified CRA with experience working with the MR population and ability to drive agency vehicles is a plus.

Compensation and Benefits:

​Part time agency benefits. Beginning pay is $10.25 with potential credit for experience.



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