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

 

Community Mental Health Clinic Manager

Position Details:

North Star Behavioral Health Services, of Citizen Advocates, Inc, is seeking qualified applicants to join our administrative team and oversee a community-based integrated Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic in Saranac Lake, NY.

Responsible for day to day operations, clinical and administrative supervision of staff providing mental health, substance use disorder, crisis services and customer support. Reports to Associate Director of Behavioral Health Services.  Successful candidates will have outstanding leadership, management and communication skills, behavioral health supervisory experience, and an understanding of EHR documentation and OMH and OASAS regulations/services.

  

Position Type:

Full Time

Weekly Hours:

40

Qualifications:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred. Managerial or supervisory experience preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

Full Benefits and Competitive Salary commensurate with experience and credentials. Includes matching 401k, Health Insurance, Dental, Optical, Paid Time Off



Director of Vocational Services

Position Details:

Citizen Advocates, Inc., a provider of services to individuals with varying disabilities, has an immediate opening for an administrator to oversee vocational programs including Supported Employment, Prevocational Services and various Affirmative Businesses.

Desired experience includes; budgeting, business plan development, marketing, process development, change implementation and regulatory compliance.

Position Type:

Full time

Weekly Hours:

Exempt

Qualifications:

Qualifications – Minimum of a Bachelors Degree with 5 years supervisory experience. Experience in the human service field a plus. Must have strong organization and communication skills as well as being self motivated.

Compensation and Benefits:

To be discussed at interview.



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



Customer Support - Malone and Saranac Lake locations

Position Details:

Customer Support Professional position available in Saranac Lake and Malone locations. Looking for a highly motivated, warm and courteous individual. Computer literacy and multi-tasking required for our high traffic environment. Duties include but are not limited to greeting clients, managing provider schedules, fielding phone calls and communicating with multiple agencies and community members. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Adobe Acrobat a plus.

Position Type:

Full time

Weekly Hours:

40 - Monday - Friday

Qualifications:

​High school diploma or GED, Associates degree preferred. Previous customer support experience preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

Competitive salary with full benefits including health insurance, matching 401k, paid time off, flexible spending, dental insurance, etc.



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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