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

 

Behavioral Health Therapist / Mental Health Counselor

Position Details:

Citizen Advocates, Inc., North Star Behavioral Health Services is growing and seeking motivated therapists to join our dynamic team at our cutting edge, co-occurring community mental health center and Crisis Stabilization Center serving the Malone region in beautiful northern NY. North Star Behavioral Health is the fastest growing provider of treatment for mental health and substance use disorders in the north country. We provide the full range of behavioral health clinical services including comprehensive assessments, crisis intervention and same day services to individuals, groups and families. Supervision toward obtaining clinical social work licensure will be provided. North Star provides numerous opportunities for growth and advancement. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Federal student loan repayment program is available to eligible staff. LCSW or LMSW is preferred

Position Type:

Full Time

Weekly Hours:

40

Qualifications:

Masters Level Therapist

Compensation and Benefits:

Highly competitive salary and benefits package. Tuition reimbursement program available to eligible staff.



Job Coach

Position Details:

Positions in Malone and Saranac Lake.
​A Job coach works one on one with people who receive employment services/supports through Career Visions. The job coach is there to support the person, assist them with learning all the new tasks at their job, and role modeling all the various skills necessary to be successful in competitive employment. A job coach position is a great way to supplement another income, and flexible enough to work around a college schedule.

Position Type:

Relief with potential for Full Time

Weekly Hours:

varies

Qualifications:

Qualified candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalency, and valid NYS driver's license. A background check and fingerprinting are required. Experience working with people with disabilities preferred, but not required.

Compensation and Benefits:




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



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



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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