Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children, families and the community by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

ANDRUS IS CURRENTLY OFFERING A SIGN-ON BONUS OF $2,000 FOR FT POSITIONS AND $1,000 FOR PT ROLES!

Work at ANDRUS

TO APPLY FOR A POSITION: Please send your resume and cover letter over to andrusjobs@jdam.org. You may also fax your resume and cover letter to 914-965-3883. Please indicate what position you are interested in.

Current Job Opportunities

Dean of Students

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

The Dean of Students is responsible for supporting, building and teaching a school culture that is trauma informed, infused with Sanctuary principles, and reflects a deep commitment to therapeutic resolution of conflict and crises. The Dean of Students helps to create protocols, processes, and awareness amongst all members of the school community that reflect best practices in the field of social and emotional well-being in schools, to include but not be limited by Sanctuary, mindfulness practices, problem solving that is solution and skills focused, and consequences that are clear, consistent, firm, restorative but not simply punitive.

The Dean works closely with the Assistant Principal, Curriculum Coordinator, Captain of Support, Clinical Directors, Principal, Psychology team and all leadership in the school to support the mission and vision of school and Campus Programs and build and maintain a positive school culture. He/she is responsible for continually modeling, teaching and assisting in the effective resolution of conflicts; setting limits regarding moral, social, psychological and physical safety; ensuring that the social safety of students is protected in each classroom, that student leaders; all staff in the school are trained in conflict resolution and other restorative practices.

He or she is also responsible for the effective and organized maintenance of all records regarding these practices, suspension hearings, and other forms of school discipline. He or she supervises the Captain of Support, and ensures that problems that arise with individual students are addressed systemically using a Sanctuary lens.  He or she is also responsible to ensure that issues related to safety are addressed effectively, looking at both the immediate safety needs as well as systems issues that must be addressed to increase overall social, emotional, physical and moral safety.

Finally, he or she is an important liaison with families and stakeholders, leading suspension hearings, leading red flags with families and teams, and providing an important connection to families in order to increase our family engagement.

Work schedule is generally, 7:00 am – 3 pm weekdays but hours are required to be flexible based on program needs. Works the school calendar.

****There is parking on campus and free lunch in the cafeteria***

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • Master’s Degree in Education, Master’s in Social Work, or other related Master’s Degree (Required)
  • Has 5 years experience in teaching (Required)
  • At least 2 years experience supervising in an educational setting (Required)
  • High level of personal organization and integrity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High level of Emotional Intelligence
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing
  • Physical Requirements:  Reach, Walk and Climb Stairs
Director of Behavioral Health, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

The Director of Behavioral Health is responsible for the behavioral support and treatment provided to students participating in campus programs; this individual will provide clinical leadership and direction for the whole program including but not limited to supervising and defining individual treatment, family and group therapy; the implementation of evidence informed programming; FBAs/BIPs as well as the development of programs or tools that support the social and emotional learning of the entire community.  All programs will be developed in accordance to best practices in the field, evolving practices, and adherence to Sanctuary principles utilizing Sanctuary tools, and the development of additional tools as needed, the creation of an annual assessment of student and staff progress and over site of compliance in documentation.

The Director of Behavioral Health is also responsible for the overall management of the clinical budget, ensuring compliance to requirements and standards of clinical care, supervision of Psychologist, Behavior Therapists and overall oversight of the functioning of the department.

Work schedule is generally, 9:30am – 5:30pm weekdays, serving as an Administrator on-call as scheduled and available as needed for clinical crises for campus programs. Other hours may be necessary for specific projects.

****There is parking on campus and free lunch in the cafeteria***

  • The qualified candidate will possess:
  • PhD in Psychology with license preferred
  • Minimum of three to five year’s experience of supervision;
  • Commitment to the Sanctuary Model and its tenants, expertise in trauma informed care and knowledge of best practices in the field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  • Valid NYS Drivers License in good standing
  • Physical requirements:
    • walk
    • climb stairs
Hybrid Community Licensed Mental Health Professional, Yonkers NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

 

The Community Licensed Clinical Social Worker (OLP) is a member of the ANDRUS community based mental health service team. The Community Licensed clinician is intended to provide clinical services to help prevent the progression of behavioral health needs through early identification and intervention. Services are also intended to be provided via flexible community-based treatment as needed to address conditions identified during an assessment process.

Come join a new clinical opportunity at ANDRUS in the role of Community Licensed Clinical Social Worker. In this role as an ANDRUS employee, you will thrive in your role and create a positive impact on the community and families we serve. ANDRUS offers competitive salaries and generous benefits. Be a part of the ANDRUS where we utilize the Sanctuary organizational model to promote growth and change.

The work schedule is 9am -5pm Monday through Friday with flextime to accommodate the needs of the families we serve. The Community Licensed clinician must be able to drive to external locations and work flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides an initial licensed evaluation of new applicants and determines if client meets medical necessity.
  • Provides individual and family therapy on site, in the field, or in the home.
  • Provides crisis intervention and makes recommendations for treatment and referral.
  • Maintains records in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with appropriate regulations.
  • Creates treatment plan in order to describe the condition and services needed for care
  • Attend required supervision, meetings ad trainings.
  • Continuous monitoring that family choice and voice is present in-service delivery.
  • Conduct home visits as needed
  • Promote evidence-based wellness and prevention by linking health home enrollees with resources
  • Travel as required to community based meetings, medical/behavioral health provider sites and meetings with Health Home enrollees
  • Maintain electronic medical records in compliance with ANDRUS standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have one of the following licensures and experience: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Psychoanalyst, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Masters Social Worker, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist
  • Bilingual/Fluent (Spanish/English) a plus.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant expertise and experience in serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, healthcare and/or other systems as well as those receiving preventive services.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  • A passion for serving children and families with special needs.
  • Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area
  • Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.
  • Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.
  • Ability to flex their schedule to accommodate the clients
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Reach
  • Walk
  • Climb Stairs

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrative Assistant - Quality Assurance & Compliance, Yonkers NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

ANDRUS, a multi-service agency serving more than 5000 children and families annually, is hiring for an Occupational Therapist (Registered) in our Campus Programs. ANDRUS’s mission is to nurture social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

The Quality Assurance & Compliance Administrative Assistant is responsible for the administrative tasks related to monitoring, archiving, data management and reporting, performing quality assurance functions as well as providing general administrative assistance to the Quality Assurance and Compliance Department.  Candidate will function as a primary Helpdesk member for internal electronic health records systems. S/he is responsible for assisting in internal Compliance and QA reviews, and assisting in the preparation of reports for management.  Additional responsibilities include preparing materials for disclosures authorized by release, court order, or other legal mandates. The Quality Assurance & Compliance Administrative Assistant is expected, along with all members of the Andrus community, to uphold and practice the seven commitments of Sanctuary.

Schedule is Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • Associates Degree or higher
  • Minimum of 5 years prior administrative experience
  • Minimum of 3 years prior experience working with data and data management systems
  • Ability to work with leadership and management of all levels
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Outlook and Zoom experience
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of Excel and Powerpoint Experience
  • Valid Driver’s License in good standing.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Registered Nurse - Full Time

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

Summary:

The Registered Nurse administers nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled pediatric/adult patients in a caring, empathic, responsible, and detailed-oriented manner; Safely administers medications to patients patient’s unique responses to diagnosed health problems; perform health assessments to identify new symptoms of possibly undiagnosed conditions or complications; teach and counsel patients about maintenance of health and prevention of illness or complications; execute medical regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians; contribute as members of an interdisciplinary health care team and as consultants on health related committees to plan and implement the health care needs of patients and families.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • Registered Nurse, New York State Registered Nurse. Basic Life Support (BLS) current certification.
  • Five-years clinical experience with pediatric nursing or primary care in mental health or pediatric health setting/Residential experience preferred.
  • Description of general skill set: Professional demeanor; Strong oral and written communication skills. Safe clinical nursing and medication administration experience. Experience and sensitivity to diverse multicultural nursing population.
  • Specific skill set: Strong nursing clinical skills: physical/mental/emotional assessment skills of pediatric patients, including support of family. Experience with trauma preferred.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values. Demonstrated emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stressors.
  • Background in Pediatric and Family Nursing; Community Health; Patient-Family Relations (Customer Relations)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Reach
    • Walk
    • Climb Stairs
    • Bend

 

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

Occupational Therapist

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

ANDRUS, a multi-service agency serving more than 5000 children and families annually, is hiring for an Occupational Therapist (Registered) in our Campus Programs. ANDRUS’s mission is to nurture social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

The Occupational Therapist must possess knowledge of Occupational Therapy theories, models of practice and principles to provide quality evidence based Occupational Therapy services.  Responsibilities of the Occupational Therapist include, but are not limited to, the ability to analyze tasks relative to areas of occupation, performance skills, activity demands, contexts, and student factors to implement the intervention plan; ability to recognize occupational performance deficits in all areas of occupation.  The Occupational Therapist must be skilled in gathering thorough screening and evaluation data; development and implementation of IEPs to meet the individual needs of the student and the ability to select, adapt and sequence relevant occupational and purposeful activities that support intervention goals; Assess and make recommendations regarding the use of adaptive equipment as needed and provide written justification.  The Occupational Therapist must be skilled in effective written and oral communication in order to prepare and maintain accurate records, progress notes and other required documentation and clear communication between teachers, teacher’s assistants, milieu therapists, related services providers, residential staff, and families.

The Occupational Therapist will work in direct collaboration with the Manager of Occupational Therapy Services to maintain the integrity and advance the development of the Orchard School Occupational Therapy Department, including the optimal usage, safety and proper maintenance of our sensory rooms.  Responsibilities of the Occupational Therapist include providing direct supervision to COTAs, in-session observations of COTAs and children, review/signing of documentation, Evaluations and training to COTAs on fundamentals of Occupational Therapy intervention and self-regulation within a trauma responsive framework.

The Occupational Therapist is expected to have initiative and a strong work ethic and to participate actively as a treatment team member, to collaborate effectively with the clinical, school, and the residential teams, and to independently review outcomes and modify intervention programs to meet our treatment outcome goals. Some additional beneficial professional skills could include training in attachment-focused sensory integration approaches, trauma treatment and trauma informed care, and strong writing and presenting skills. Requirements also include attending staff meetings, in-service trainings, and maintaining professional clinical competency and licensure by New York State and NBCOT.

Finally, the Occupational Therapist will work collaboratively with other disciplines and departments for continued development and implementation of campus wide approach that emphasizes self-regulation.  The Occupational Therapist will work closely with ANDRUS staff and families to develop classrooms and individual interventions that are targeted to support children’s sensory needs to enable them to learn better.

This is a Full time Role working Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm.  This Position is following the school schedule which is a 12-month position, 10-month school year and mandatory six-week summer program.

Entry level qualifications:

Successful completion and graduation from an accredited Occupational Therapy program recognized by NBCOT and completion of all fieldwork requirements. Master’s Degree or higher preferred.

Certification as an occupational therapist by the National Board for

Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Current New York State license as an Occupational Therapist.

Three (3) years of related experience with children, with at least one (1). in setting serving children who have self-regulation challenges, trauma histories, or are on the autism spectrum.

Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills.

Physical Requirements:

Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climbs stairs, lifts weights of up to 30 lbs.

Have physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child.

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bilingual Care Coordinator

Care Management is a Health Home service model whereby a group of health care and service providers work together to support children and youth who are enrolled in Medicaid and have qualifying health conditions. The Care Coordinator is the key point of contact in managing services for the child.  Moreover, the Care Coordinator oversees and coordinates access to a variety of services an individual needs to help prevent hospitalizations, stay healthy, and maintain stability.

The Bilingual Care Coordinator provides comprehensive Care Management and coordination of services to eligible Medicaid/Medicaid Managed Care children (ages 0-21) to develop and maintain a plan of access and use of services and supports necessary for their health. The Care Coordinator helps children and caregivers get the care they need to improve the child’s health.

The work schedule is 9:30am -5:30pm Monday through Friday. The bilingual Care Coordinator must be able to drive to external locations and work flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified.  Fluency/Bilingual in Spanish/English is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct eligibility screenings and Health Home enrollment.
  • Collaboratively work with enrollee to create a comprehensive person centered plan of care to meet the medical, behavioral health and social service needs to improve the individual’s health and wellness.
  • Responsible for health promotion, education, and overall coordination of all aspects of an individual’s care.
  • Offer family support, and referral/linkages to community, social, and other support services as needed.
  • Assist individual in keeping appointments and monitor service delivery.
  • Coordinate and arrange for the provision of medical, behavioral health and other relevant services
  • Accompany enrollees to appointments as needed
  • Conduct home visits as needed
  • Support enrollees in adherence to treatment recommendations from medical and behavioral health providers
  • Link enrollees to internal and external peer supports, support groups and self-care programs to increase knowledge about their disease(s), engagement and self-management capabilities, and to improve adherence to prescribed treatment
  • Promote evidence-based wellness and prevention by linking health home enrollees with resources for smoking cessation, diabetes, asthma, hypertension, self-help recovery resources, and other services based on individual needs and preferences
  • Travel as required to community based meetings, medical/behavioral health provider sites and meetings with Health Home enrollees
  • Maintain electronic medical records in compliance with ANDRUS standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and/or related field.
  • Must be bilingual/Fluent (Spanish/English).
  • Relevant expertise and experience in serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, healthcare and/or other systems as well as those receiving preventive services.
  • Care Coordinators serving high acuity enrollees will be required to have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the needs of such children and their families as evidenced by additional years of experience, education, or training.
  • Experience providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  • A passion for serving children and families with special needs.
  • Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area
  • Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.
  • Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Reach
    • Walk
    • Climb Stairs

 

BENEFITS

  • Salary: $45,00-48,00 a year
  • Ability to work from home after probationary period and with Supervisor approval
  • Health insurance for employees and families including domestic partners
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid vacation leave
  • Paid sick leave –
  • Paid holidays
  • 401 (k) plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Community Program Supervisor

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children, families and the community by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

 

ANDRUS is looking for a Program Supervisor that will be responsible for managing the Therapeutic and Parent Aide Service program and the Parent University program by providing direct supervision and oversight for Home Visitor Activities. The Program Supervisor coordinates training for staff and group work for families, and also serves as initial contact for referrals from Westchester County Department of Social Services-CPS/PS and ANDRUS campus programs. The Program Supervisor will also at times be responsible for managing a caseload of one-two families.  The Program Supervisor will also be responsible for conducting internal and external presentations on the TAPAS and Parent University programs.

 

The schedule is generally 9AM-5PM weekdays and some weekends, but hours are flexible based on program needs.

ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three years of supervisory experience
  • Four years direct experience with at-risk families, including work in the field of child abuse or family violence
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic computer systems (Word & Excel)
  • Knowledge and experience in strength-based and family centered provision of primary prevention services, and/or direct experience as a home visitor
  • Valid Driver’s License in good standing
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Reach
    • Bend
    • Walk
    • Climb Stairs

 

 

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

 

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrator on Duty, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

ANDRUS is seeking an Administrator on Duty (AOD) that will be responsible for monitoring and improving the services delivered to the children in the Residential Treatment Program in order to ensure the delivery of safe, structured, enriching and individualized programs for each child in Residential care.

The AOD supervises the Weekend Campus Administrator and provides consultation, guidance, and hands on support to agency personnel. The AOD responds to potential crisis situations with rapid assessment, intervention, and support enabling Milieu Therapists to respond and resolve the situation in a constructive manner. The AOD is a member of the Residential Leadership Team and will work collaboratively with all departments.

The schedule for this role is Tuesday through Saturday, 2pm to 10pm.

The qualified candidate will possess:
• Master’s Degree: 3 years direct care w/children, 2 years administrative/supervisory OR Bachelor’s Degree: 5 years direct care w/children, 3 years administrative/supervisory OR Associates Degree: 6 years direct care w/children, 4 years administrative/supervisory OR High School Diploma or GED: 8 years direct care w/children, 5 years administrative/supervisory experience
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills experience working with children, preferably in a residential setting.
• Successful completion of TCI Training-for-Trainers, prior to hire or within six months of hire for this position.
• Solid understanding of the Sanctuary Model, with demonstrated ability to plan and implement interventions based on this.
• Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
• Must be flexible in service provision to clients in terms of location of services, which may include, but is not limited to in agency facilities, the client’s home, the client’s community, the client’s school, another service provider, etc. as indicated by the nature of service and the client’s needs.
• Ability to communicate effectively with staff and to supervise residents
• Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase sensitivity and competency in working with, clients with diverse characteristics that may include, but are not limited to any of the following race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health histories, and differing socio-economic backgrounds.
• Able to communicate effectively with staff and to supervise residents.
• Driver’s License in good standing, a plus.

Physical Requirements:
Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, and lift weights of up to 30 lbs.
Have physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bilingual Social Worker for Yonkers and Peekskill, NY

ANDRUS Mental Health Division (MHD) is an outpatient, community-based mental health setting serving children and families at risk for mental illness and/or who are under intense situational stress in Westchester County.

Populations served: children, adolescents, and adults

Clinic locations: Yonkers, and Peekskill – hours vary by clinic and may require some Saturday & evening hours

Social Worker Clinician Responsibilities & Requirements:

Licensed or license-eligible in field of social work, psychology, mental health counseling, or related degree & licensure

Previous clinical work-experience and/or field placement

Knowledge & use of electronic health record system

Provide individual, group, and family therapy

Collaborate with agency & community professionals

Promote integrated, person-centered care

Utilize concurrent & collaborative documentation

Availability to provide services during after-school & evening hours

Fluent in English & Spanish

Social Worker Clinical position benefits:

Training to support continued professional development

Professional growth opportunities

Individualized & group/peer supervision

Impact the lives of children and families throughout Westchester County

Work closely within interdisciplinary team

Lead/co-lead therapeutic & psychoeducational groups

Incentivized for clinical performance

Non-traditional work schedule

Traditional employment benefits (medical, dental, retirement, life insurance, disability etc.) generous vacation, sick and personal time.

Possibility of working in a school environment (following a school schedule a few days a week) and working in the outpatient clinic the remainder of the week.

Applying: submit resume and cover letter to ANDRUS HR Department via email: andrusjobs@jdam.org or you may mail your resume to 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701

ANDRUS’ MISSION: nurture social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community

Social Worker for Yonkers and Peekskill, NY

ANDRUS Mental Health Division (MHD) is an outpatient, community-based mental health setting serving children and families at risk for mental illness and/or who are under intense situational stress in Westchester County.

 Populations served: children, adolescents, and adults

Clinic locations: Yonkers, and Peekskill – hours vary by clinic and may require some Saturday & evening hours

Social Worker Clinician Responsibilities & Requirements:

Licensed or license-eligible in field of social work, psychology, mental health counseling, or related degree & licensure

Previous clinical work-experience and/or field placement

Knowledge & use of electronic health record system

Provide individual, group, and family therapy

Collaborate with agency & community professionals

Promote integrated, person-centered care

Utilize concurrent & collaborative documentation

Availability to provide services during after-school & evening hours

Social Worker Clinical position benefits:

Training to support continued professional development

Professional growth opportunities

Individualized & group/peer supervision

Impact the lives of children and families throughout Westchester County

Work closely within interdisciplinary team

Lead/co-lead therapeutic & psychoeducational groups

Incentivized for clinical performance

Non-traditional work schedule

Traditional employment benefits (medical, dental, retirement, life insurance, disability etc.) generous vacation, sick and personal time.

Possibility of working in a school environment (following a school schedule a few days a week) and working in the outpatient clinic the remainder of the week.

Applying: submit resume and cover letter to ANDRUS HR Department via email: andrusjobs@jdam.org or you may mail your resume to 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701

Relocation:   Housing available

ANDRUS’ MISSION: nurture social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community

Maintenance Worker, Per Diem, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is looking for a Maintenance Worker to join our facilities team.  The Maintenance Worker  is responsible for maintenance of the agency’s buildings and grounds, ground equipment and tools, responsible for maintaining the upkeep of building and equipment and for various projects as assigned by the Facilities Manager. Perform other duties as assigned.

PER DIEM OPPORTUNITY OPEN

Schedule is  Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm as needed for the Per Diem role, but must be flexible to be on-call outside of normal work hours to handle emergencies during the evenings or weekends when required.

Minimum Requirements:  High School Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a maintenance/construction worker capacity or a related field.  Intermediate level of all trades (Specifically, Electrical, Carpentry, Plumbing, Painting) are a must.  Valid NYS driver’s license required.  Must have the ability to speak and understand English.  Must possess ability to stand, walk, see, climb stairs, lift weights of up to 100 lbs.  Ability to load and unload vehicles.  Ability to operate motorized equipment safely.  Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics that may include, but are not limited to any of the following race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health histories, and differing socio-economic backgrounds.  Must be flexible in service provision to clients in terms of location of services, which may include, but are not limited to in agency facilities, in the client’s home, in the client’s community, at the client’s school, in another service provider, etc. as indicated by the nature of service and the client’s needs.

Behavioral Therapist, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is looking for a Behavioral Therapist for the campus program.  This position is responsible for guiding and implementing behavioral interventions to youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other comorbid disorders within the residential setting. The Behavioral Therapist, will work closely with the psychologist and with the respective cottage treatment team and the clinical team. The program has an integrated approach that includes applying Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and focusing on trauma-informed care as well as sensory and body regulation. The Behavioral Therapist will be responsible for making data-driven decisions on individual intervention strategies while utilizing evidence based treatments and creating feasible Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) for individuals needing increased support.  The Behavioral Therapist will also have a unique opportunity to work on carrying out Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS) strategies in the residential cottage to further improve learning and decrease problem behavior.   In addition, the Behavioral Therapist will develop and strengthen their training/presentation expertise to support staff members, coach caregivers, and work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary treatment team including OT, PT, social work, psychiatry, nurses, and milieu treatment. Additional professional opportunities available to further advance experience, profession, and training.

The Schedule would be Monday through Friday, 11am to 7pm.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred)
  • Minimum of two years’ experience and working with individuals with Autism and comorbid diagnoses.
  • Knowledge and/or proven experience working with children who have high functioning autism as well as a range of comorbid psychiatric challenges, learning challenges, trauma histories, and sensory needs.
  • Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team in a high paced, demanding, creative, and collaborative environment.
  • Commitment and ability to practice the commitments of the Sanctuary Model.
  • Able and willing to receive constructive feedback and set and strive towards goals.
  • Excellent organizational and writing skills.
  • Charismatic or a good speaker and has the ability to teach or co-teach concepts and strategies.
  • Experience working in a Residential Setting
  • Must be able to work with other philosophies and approaches in a collaborative manner
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing.
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Reach
    • Walk
    • Climb Stairs
    • Bend
LPN - Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

The Nursing staff at our School and Residential Health Center’s on our spacious 110 acres campus in Yonkers, NY ensures the quality and safe delivery of well-rounded nursing needs form medication distribution, vaccinations, health check’s and any medical concerns that may arise in our youth residents and staff.  The nurse carries out this process in a collaborative relationship with the patient, staff and other health team members.

The schedule for this position can be:

  • Monday through Friday, 7am to 3pm
  • Monday through Friday, 2pm to 9pm
  • Weekends for 7am to 9pm, entire shift or 7 hours.
  • School Health Center from Monday through Friday, 8:15am to 3:15pm

*****Health Center hours are every day, 7am to 9pm*****

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • New York State Registered Nurse  or LPN and current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Must have successfully passed the NCLEX-RN exam and licensed to practice in NYS for new graduates or LPN exam.  Some clinical experience with pediatric, behavioral health and school-based nursing, a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, medication administration skills, nursing clinical skills: physical/mental/emotional assessment skills to gather measurements/data, collect signs and symptoms for the health care team.
  • Experience with trauma preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing.

Compensation:  $27.00 to $40.00 per hour based on experience and credentials

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Case Manager - Peekskill or Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

The Case Manager provides case management and direct services to the homeless population with mental illness and to those at risk of becoming homeless. Responsibilities include ongoing evaluation and advocacy to assigned clients, leading support groups, service planning and implementation, identifying resources for clients and providing service linkage and establishing relationships with community partners.  The Case Manager reports directly to program supervisors. Two days a week are working out of a shelter in Mount Vernon, the rest of the week is in the Peekskill or Yonkers Clinic.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and ability can be acquired.  Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience working with children and families in a community based setting. Must be computer literate.   Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills as ability to establish rapport.  Should have knowledge of community resources and counseling/social work practices with high risk populations.  Experience working with persons in crisis and ability to motivate others towards achieving goals.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Special Education Teachers- Middle School Teachers

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

The Special Education Teacher provides direct and appropriate individualized instruction based on IEP goals and objectives in the subject areas according to the New York Learning Standards and develops social skills while maintaining classroom discipline and safety.

The teacher collaborates with a multidisciplinary team that includes milieu therapists/assistants, social workers, parents and other professionals in the education and treatment of each child. The Teacher reports student progress by reviewing the IEP on a quarterly basis, completing a daily computer log, participating in quarterly Planning Conferences, and by issuing report cards.

These are for a 12 month positions for Middle School Teacher’s Special Education Teachers.  One of the two position requires both the 1st through 6th Special Education/Students with Disabilities Certification AND the 7th through 12th Special Education/Students with Disabilities Certification. 

Hours – 8:30AM-3:30PM daily, except for one day per week so designated for staff conference; 3:00PM-5:00PM.

****There is parking on campus and free lunch in the cafeteria***

Salary range is competitive based on experience and education/credential.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • New York State Certification in Special Education/Students with Disabilities for grades 1st through 6th or 7th through 12th.
    • Teaching Experience Preferred
    • Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics that may include, but are not limited to any of the following: race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health histories, and differing socio-economic backgrounds.
    • Must be willing and flexible in service provision to clients in terms of location of services, which may include, but are not limited to: in agency facilities, in the client’s home, in the client’s community, at the client’s school, in another service provider, etc. as indicated by the nature of service and the client’s needs.
    • Must be willing and able to participate in the supervision of all paraprofessional staff that work in the classroom.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cook (Full Time), Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

The Cook is responsible for the preparation and serving of meals for the children & staff, keeping all food service equipment and food service areas clean and orderly, deliveries around campus as well as other tasks as assigned. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 5:00pm.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Trade school in related field is very desirable.
  • One year cooking experience.
  • Ability to speak read and understand English.
  • Capable of obtaining a Food Safety Certificate.
  • Valid Driver’s License in good standing.
  • Physical requirements: must possess ability to stand, walk, see, hear, and lift weights up to 45 lbs.

Join our team by visiting our website at www.andrus1928.org or email your resume to our recruitment team at andrusjobs@jdam.org

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Special Education Teacher - 7th through 9th, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

The Special Education Teacher provides direct and appropriate individualized instruction based on IEP goals and objectives in the subject areas according to the New York Learning Standards and develops social skills while maintaining classroom discipline and safety.

The teacher collaborates with a multidisciplinary team that includes milieu therapists/assistants, social workers, parents and other professionals in the education and treatment of each child. The Teacher reports student progress by reviewing the IEP on a quarterly basis, completing a daily computer log, participating in quarterly Planning Conferences, and by issuing report cards.

These are for a 12 month positions for Middle School Teacher’s Special Education Teachers.  One of the two position requires both the 1st through 6th Special Education/Students with Disabilities Certification AND the 7th through 12th Special Education/Students with Disabilities Certification. 

Hours – 8:30AM-3:30PM daily, except for one day per week so designated for staff conference; 3:00PM-5:00PM.

****There is parking on campus and free lunch in the cafeteria***

Salary range is competitive based on experience and education/credential.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • New York State Certification in Special Education/Students with Disabilities for grades 1st through 6th or 7th through 12th.
    • Teaching Experience Preferred
    • Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics that may include, but are not limited to any of the following: race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health histories, and differing socio-economic backgrounds.
    • Must be willing and flexible in service provision to clients in terms of location of services, which may include, but are not limited to: in agency facilities, in the client’s home, in the client’s community, at the client’s school, in another service provider, etc. as indicated by the nature of service and the client’s needs.
    • Must be willing and able to participate in the supervision of all paraprofessional staff that work in the classroom.
Substitute Teacher, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

We offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

The Substitute Teacher provides direct and appropriate individualized instruction based on IEP goals and objectives in the subject areas according to the New York Learning Standards and develops social skills while maintaining classroom discipline and safety.

The teacher collaborates with a multidisciplinary team that includes milieu therapists/assistants, social workers, parents and other professionals in the education and treatment of each child. The Teacher reports student progress by reviewing the IEP on a quarterly basis, completing a daily computer log, participating in quarterly Planning Conferences, and by issuing report cards.

These are for a 12 month positions for Middle School Teacher’s Special Education Teachers.  One of the two position requires both the 1st through 6th Special Education/Students with Disabilities Certification AND the 7th through 12th Special Education/Students with Disabilities Certification. 

Hours – 8:30 AM -3:30 PM, Monday – Friday, days vary

****There is parking on campus and free lunch in the cafeteria***

Salary range is competitive based on experience and education/credential.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • New York State Certification in Special Education/Students with Disabilities for grades 1st through 6th or 7th through 12th.
    • Teaching Experience Preferred
    • Must be willing to both work with, and seek to increase their sensitivity and competency in working with clients with diverse characteristics that may include, but are not limited to any of the following: race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical and mental health histories, and differing socio-economic backgrounds.
    • Must be willing and flexible in service provision to clients in terms of location of services, which may include, but are not limited to: in agency facilities, in the client’s home, in the client’s community, at the client’s school, in another service provider, etc. as indicated by the nature of service and the client’s needs.
    • Must be willing and able to participate in the supervision of all paraprofessional staff that work in the classroom.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Recreation Therapist, Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

The Recreation Therapist is responsible for planning, monitoring and improving the therapeutic recreation services delivered to the children in the cottage. The Recreation Therapist is responsible for coordinating the recreation activities provided by all fulltime and per diem staff who work in the cottage, as well as providing direct service in group and individual activities with residents. The Recreation Therapist is responsible to assess the individual needs of each resident in the cottage, to assess the group dynamics and group needs of all the children in the cottage, and to ensure the delivery of safe, structured, enriching and individualized activity programs for each child and for the group as a whole.

ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma w/5 years relevant experience with emotionally and behaviorally dysregulated children/adolescents or
  • Associate’s Degree w/3 years relevant experience with emotionally and behaviorally dysregulated children/adolescents or
  • Bachelor’s Degree w/3 years relevant experience with emotionally and behaviorally dysregulated children/adolescents.
  • The qualified candidate must have the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • The ability to design and facilitate a clinically informed therapeutic recreational program including monthly activities & trip calendars and the ability to engage youth and colleagues through motivational leadership.
  • Candidates should be organized, practice effective time-management, and be open to continued learning and feedback.
  • Candidates should have strong oral, written, and computer skills.
  • Experience with or willingness to receiving training in the following areas: TCI, ropes challenge course facilitation, experiential education, lifeguarding, NYPUM youth dirt biking, vocational programming, animal-assisted interventions, music production, sports coaching, and other programmatic areas of Therapeutic Recreation.
  • Must be willing to participate in physical interventions during times of emotional crisis.
  • Must have physical capability to restrain or assist in restraint of a child
  • Must have a driver’s license in good standing.

 JOB RELATED DUTIES

 Craft and deliver programming based on individual needs

  • Coordinate and facilitate community based programming
  • Document children’s progress based on programming observations
  • Contribute to proactive and responsive treatment meetings (TPCs, discharge, achiever, red flag, green flag, etc.)
  • Planning and implementing large and small group programs and trips to meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive developmental needs of residents
  • Monitor and manage recreation supply inventories
  • Planning special events with other team members
  • Working effectively on interdisciplinary teams
  • Participate in training in special program areas
  • Other special projects or assignments designated by direct supervisor to support children and programming

 WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 40 hours per week Sunday -Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday, 12pm-8pm. Some hourly flexibility for additional training and program preparation will be necessary.
  1. Reach
  2. Walk
  3. Climb Stairs
  4. Bend
  5. Visual acuity (with correction as needed)
  6. Auditory acuity (with correction as needed)

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Residential Direct Care Youth Worker's (Full Time and Per Diem), Yonkers, NY

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker is responsible to maintain a safe, predictable and therapeutic living environment for children in care at Andrus. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker provides close supervision, counseling, and support to the children during all cottage-based activities. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker is responsible to plan and implement individual and group initiatives to build children’s skills and self-esteem. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker ensures that the basic needs of children are met, and that the cottage is maintained in a safe, orderly, predictable, therapeutic, structured and clean condition. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker works as part of a multidisciplinary team which includes recreation therapists, teachers, social workers and other professionals.

The qualified candidate will possess:

High School Diploma or sixty (60) college credits with a minimum of 5 years practical work experience.

Good Oral and written communication skills.

Must have physical capacity to restrain or assist in restraint of a child and to be TCI certified.

Experience working with children, preferably in a residential setting and/or with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Strong ability to communicate effectively with staff and to provide appropriate supervision of children.

Must be able to work afternoons into evenings during the weekdays and a double shift on Saturday or Sunday.

Physical requirements:

  • lift
  • reach
  • walk
  • climb stairs
  • bend

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume via email to: andrusjobs@jdam.org. ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Overnight Residential Direct Care Youth Workers (Full Time and Per Diem), Yonkers, NY

The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker is responsible to maintain a safe, predictable and therapeutic living environment for children in care at Andrus. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker provides close supervision, counseling, and support to the children during all cottage-based activities. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker is responsible to plan and implement individual and group initiatives to build children’s skills and self-esteem. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker ensures that the basic needs of children are met, and that the cottage is maintained in a safe, orderly, predictable, therapeutic, structured and clean condition. The Residential Direct Care Youth Worker works as part of a multidisciplinary team which includes recreation therapists, teachers, social workers and other professionals.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • High School Diploma or sixty (60) college credits with a minimum of 5 years practical work experience.
  • Good Oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have physical capacity to restrain or assist in restraint of a child and to be TCI certified.
  • Experience working with children, preferably in a residential setting and/or with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with staff and to provide appropriate supervision of children.
  • Must be able to work afternoons into evenings during the weekdays and a double shift on Saturday or Sunday.
  • Physical requirements:
    • lift
    • reach
    • walk
    • climb stairs
    • bend

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume via email to: andrusjobs@jdam.org. ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Program Manager

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

The Assistant Cottage Program Manager is a leader in the cottage program, ensuring that all respective work activities support the Program Manager and team in the effective, safe, and therapeutic operation of the Cottage.  This includes planning, monitoring and improving the overall Residential Services delivered to the children in the cottage with the goal of providing the highest quality service possible. The Assistant Program Manager is responsible, along with the Program Manager, in ensuring that Sanctuary, therapeutic techniques, and professionalism are all reflected in the everyday actions of all staff members. The Assistant Cottage Program Manager is responsible for supporting the Program Manager in ensuring that the staffing schedule and ratio is fiscally responsible and appropriate for the safety of staff and children; for ensuring that the cottage programming is innovative, engaging, therapeutically and clinically informed, and that all team members are held to high standards of care. The Assistant Program Manager is also responsible to support the PM to ensure that all operations of the cottage are highly functional and effective. Finally, the APM is responsible to assess the individual needs of each resident in the cottage, to assess the group dynamics and group needs of all the children in the cottage, and to ensure the delivery of safe, structured, enriching and individualized programs for each child and for the group as a whole.

ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s Degree in a related field with 2 years direct care experience w/children and 1 year of administrative/supervisory experience or a  Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with 3 years direct care experience w/children and 2 years administrative/supervisory experience OR Associates Degree in a related field with 4 years direct care experience w/children and 3 years administrative/supervisory OR a High School with 5 years direct care w/children and 4 years administrative/supervisory experience.
  2. Strong oral and written communication skills
  3. Excellent managerial and administrative skills required
  4. Knowledgeable of trauma informed care preferably in a residential setting
  5. Driver’s License in good standing
  6. A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team

JOB RELATED DUTIES

  1. Understand and support the agency’s mission, vision, guiding principles and treatment philosophy:
  2. Assure that residents are always supervised by staff, based on their age and level, to assure everyone’s safety.
  3. Assist Program Manager in developing and maintaining a staffing schedule
  4. Assure that Safety Plans and ICMPs are in place, available to all staff and are actively used to guide treatment.
  5. Understand, reinforce, role-model and consistently use all TCI Training and techniques
  6. Have advanced knowledge of crisis assessment & intervention, and be available to staff as needed during emergency situations
  7. Participate actively in all aspects of recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training Milieu Therapists and Recreation Therapists
  8. Monitor cottage budget lines to ensure the best use of resources to meet program needs
  9. Consistently monitor staff performance in all job tasks, providing feedback, instruction, support, and/or disciplinary action as needed
  10. Develop a SELF-based assessment of each resident’s individual history, issues and needs, and communicate this assessment with all colleagues on the treatment team
  11. Train and orient new staff on all job tasks and responsibilities

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

35-hour work week, 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday, some nights and weekends as needed

  1. Physical Requirements:
  2. Reach
  3. Walk
  4. Climb Stairs
  5. Bend
  6. Visual acuity (with correction as needed)
  7. Auditory acuity (with correction as needed)

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations.

 ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

Overnight Supervisor

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

Job Description

The Overnight Supervisor supervises the Night Milieu Therapists. The Overnight Supervisor provides leadership and has overall responsibility for the treatment, care, and supervision of all residents during the overnight shift.  The Overnight Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and development of all full time and per diem Milieu Therapists who work overnight. The Overnight Supervisor is responsible to assess the needs of individual residents and of groups of residents, and to plan for appropriate supervision so their overnights are safe, structured, and therapeutic. The Overnight Supervisor coordinates with fellow managers, agency administrators, and with the administrator on duty (AOD) to ensure the consistent, structured, and safe treatment of all residents.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED: 8 years direct care and 5 years administrative/supervisory OR Associates Degree: 6 years direct care and 4 years administrative/supervisory OR Bachelor’s Degree: 5 years direct care and 3 years administrative/supervisory OR Master’s Degree: 3 years direct care and 2 years administrative/supervisory
  • Strong Oral, Written, Organizational and Communication Skills.
  • Experience Working with Children, Preferably in a Residential Setting.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values

Physical Requirements:

  • Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, and lift weights of up to 30 lbs.
  • Have physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT:

  • Adherence to all policies and procedures.
  • Punctual and regular attendance as scheduled.
  • Safe and successful performance of job tasks.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the incumbent. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

 WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. 40-hour work week of primarily overnights, with daytime hours as necessary.
  2. Be on-call as Residential Planner on a scheduled basis.
  3. Accrues four weeks of vacation per year

JOB RELATED DUTIES

Honor Sanctuary Commitments in all day to day activities

The Overnight Supervisor is responsible for:

  • Use the detex system to consistently monitor night staff performance with scanning, and provide feedback as needed to keep this consistent, and produce reports from the system.
  • Assuring that staff provide children with age and level-appropriate supervision at all times, and attend to any physical health or hygiene needs
  • Assures a safe working environment by following procedures for security; keeping areas neat and clean; and ensuring repairs and replacements of equipment as needed
  • Assuring that Night Support staff fill the vans’ gas tanks, and transport vans to the school area for trips.
  • Assuring that night staff enact the program schedule as written and on time
  • Using all techniques of TCI to prevent triggering, to intervene early to prevent escalation to crisis, for safe management of any crisis that does arise, and for assuring safety and learning after any crisis. This includes becoming skilled in LSIs and conflict resolutions, and conducting them for even minor conflicts, to minimize the occurrence of larger conflicts.
  • Take an active role in supervising staff: identifies and works on building skills, addressing weaknesses, and recognizing success
  • Train and orient new staff on all job tasks and responsibilities

NON – ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Safely manages all aspects of job responsibilities:
    • Maintains a safe & hazard–free work area. Effectively monitors facilities & equipment for cleanliness and hazards. Raises concerns when appropriate
    • Identifies potential program risks and brings these issues to the attention of the appropriate people immediately
  2. Arrive consistently and on time for assigned shifts. Meet expectations for use of leave, professional presentation, and responsibility for specific tasks
  3. Complete assigned tasks in a timely, comprehensive way, and ask for help as needed to ensure things are done right
  4. If a driver, know and follow vehicle guidelines
  5. Contribute actively to the process of identifying problems, developing solutions, and working collaboratively as a team
  6. Use training and supervision to improve his/her own work, and shares new ideas with colleagues
  7. Celebrate and work constructively with the diversity of all children, families, and fellow staff
  8. Develop, plan and run activities that are purposeful, challenging, fun and appropriate to the needs of the children
  9. Take an active role in supervision: come prepared with an agenda, ask questions, make suggestions, and discuss issues
  10. Monitor and maintain a safe working environment by following procedures for security and safety; keeping areas neat and clean; and ensuring repairs and replacements of equipment as needed
  11. The Campus Night Supervisor is responsible for working collaboratively with all team members.
  12. Understand and consistently uses all Safety Training; Fire Safety Training; Universal Precautions Training; and Medication Administration Training
  13. Treat all children, families and fellow staff in a respectful, professional and courteous manner
  14. Document work in a clear, timely way
  15. Preserve and protect client confidentiality, following all agency policies and HIPAA-related guidelines

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Budget Analyst

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT:

  • Adherence to all policies and practices.
  • Punctual and regular attendance as scheduled.
  • Safe and successful performance of job tasks.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Employee is expected to work independently and schedule time as appropriate to fulfill duties within a 35 hour work week. Flexibility is a must. Position begins with four weeks vacation annually.

Job Description

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for collecting, preparing and presenting financial data for the purposes of analyzing, modeling and forecasting. This position is tasked with analyzing financial results, monitoring variances, and identifying trends in order to provide management with information and tools to assist with decision-making.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Associates degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (Master’s or MBA preferred)
  2. 5 years related experience in the field.
  3. Valid NYS Driver’s License
  4. Must have advanced skills in Microsoft Suite.
  5. Must have working knowledge of accounting and reporting software.
  6. Ability to multitask and work autonomously.
  7. Strong Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  8. Knowledge of procedural controls and data validation techniques required.
  9. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
  10. Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems.
  11. Strong financial modeling experience.
  12. Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills, and be comfortable interacting with executive-level management.
  13. Must be able to sit, stand, walk, see, climb stairs, and carry up to 30 lbs.
  14. Experience in the nonprofit sector, with particular knowledge of residential and healthcare facilities
  15. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Employee is expected to work independently and schedule time as appropriate to fulfill duties within a 35 hour work week. Flexibility is a must. Position begins with four weeks vacation annually.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Understanding and supporting the agency’s mission & treatment philosophy:
  • Treats all children, families and co-workers with respect & courtesy
  • Demonstrates & models sensitivity to cultural background of children, families and co-workers
  • Honors Sanctuary Commitments in all day to day activities
  1. Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance projects as assigned by Management
  2. Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of the results of the division’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan
  3. Develop and maintain various financial models and standard templates for use by all of Finance that analyze financial data for decision support, ensuring quality, and accuracy and focused analytic review.
  4. Describe an insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts, to provide practical support to business area partners and management to drive business results
  5. Understand and facilitate the integration of business processes, people, and relevant technology, in order to identify, configure, and communicate useful information, and to provide support to assist business decision making across the company
  6. Improve financial status by analyzing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; recommending actions to management.
  7. Assist with financial forecasting and budget development
  8. Guide cost analysis process by providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions.
  9. Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials. Develop automated reporting/forecasting tools
  10. Must have strong analytical ( quantitative as well as qualitative) skills including building models, prior data mining and on line market research
  11. Develop and maintain models for compiling and tracking data for cost management using OMH, OCFS and SED rate setting methodologies
  12. Special projects and other duties as assigned

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Care Coordinator

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

SUMMARY:

Care Management is a Health Home service model whereby a group of health care and service providers work together to support children and youth who are enrolled in Medicaid and have qualifying health conditions. The Care Coordinator is the key point of contact in managing services for the child.  Moreover, the Care Coordinator oversees and coordinates access to a variety of services an individual needs to help prevent hospitalizations, stay healthy, and maintain stability.

The Bilingual Care Coordinator provides comprehensive Care Management and coordination of services to eligible Medicaid/Medicaid Managed Care children (ages 0-21) to develop and maintain a plan of access and use of services and supports necessary for their health. The Care Coordinator helps children and caregivers get the care they need to improve the child’s health.

The work schedule is 9am -5pm Monday through Friday. The bilingual Care Coordinator must be able to drive to external locations and work flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified.  Fluency/Bilingual in Spanish/English is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct eligibility screenings and Health Home enrollment.
  • Collaboratively work with enrollee to create a comprehensive person centered plan of care to meet the medical, behavioral health and social service needs to improve the individual’s health and wellness.
  • Responsible for health promotion, education, and overall coordination of all aspects of an individual’s care.
  • Offer family support, and referral/linkages to community, social, and other support services as needed.
  • Assist individual in keeping appointments and monitor service delivery.
  • Coordinate and arrange for the provision of medical, behavioral health and other relevant services
  • Accompany enrollees to appointments as needed
  • Conduct home visits as needed
  • Support enrollees in adherence to treatment recommendations from medical and behavioral health providers
  • Link enrollees to internal and external peer supports, support groups and self-care programs to increase knowledge about their disease(s), engagement and self-management capabilities, and to improve adherence to prescribed treatment
  • Promote evidence-based wellness and prevention by linking health home enrollees with resources for smoking cessation, diabetes, asthma, hypertension, self-help recovery resources, and other services based on individual needs and preferences
  • Travel as required to community based meetings, medical/behavioral health provider sites and meetings with Health Home enrollees
  • Maintain electronic medical records in compliance with ANDRUS standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and/or related field.
  • Must be bilingual/Fluent (Spanish/English).
  • Relevant expertise and experience in serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, healthcare and/or other systems as well as those receiving preventive services.
  • Care Coordinators serving high acuity enrollees will be required to have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the needs of such children and their families as evidenced by additional years of experience, education, or training.
  • Experience providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  • A passion for serving children and families with special needs.
  • Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area
  • Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.
  • Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Reach
    • Walk
    • Climb Stairs

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bilingual Administrative Assistant

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

Job Overview

The Administrative Assistant provides office and administrative support to specific programs within the organization. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for general medical office duties, including but not limited to scheduling, coordinating office supplies, conducting and answering phone calls, typing and data entry tasks, assisting in the overall management of day to day operations for the program, as well as special projects.

Essential Duties

Key duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Completes administrative functions accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Enters program forms accurately into databases
  • Completes clerical task such as typing, data entry, filing, faxing and copying
  • Signs-off on all data entries and returns completed documents to Program Supervisor
  • Assists in running and compiling data reports from database
  • Assembles case records and provides follow up phone calls to families as instructed
  • Monitors ADP (HR system) for accuracy
  • Manages purchasing function via entering orders into purchasing system
  • Manages calendars and schedules for meetings
  • Assist in the coordination of trainings and programmatic events

Essential Qualifications

Key qualifications include:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant
  • Proficient computer skills with ability to learn new systems and software applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish required
  • Ability to adapt and multitask within a fast paced environment

Physical/Travel Requirements

  • Must have ability to reach, walk, sit for long periods of time, climb stairs, bend, and lift up to 20lbs

The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Business Operations

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

Job Overview

The Director of Business Operations for the Sanctuary Institute (SI) is responsible for all business aspects of the Sanctuary Institute, including oversight of the annual budget, spending, contracts and service delivery.  In addition, the Director of Business Operations provides development and support to the administrative staff and Sr. Director of the Sanctuary Institute as needed.

Essential Duties

Key duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Along with Sr. Director, provides oversight to SI support staff to streamline administrative systems.
  2. Provides contract management via use of assigned software; provides oversight and training to all assigned users.
  3. Analyzes monthly services by contract to ensure revenue stream and reports service delivery against projections to senior leadership.
  4. Participates in creation of and monitors annual budget, budget forecasts and managing expenses to revenue; working closely with the Finance department and senior leadership.
  5. Provides summary information each month to senior leadership on Sanctuary Institute activity, including accounts receivable.
  6. Contributes to overall success of Sanctuary Institute business and project plans, ensuring deadlines are met; supports overall strategic plan of the organization.
  7. Follows up on all outstanding payments (deposits, invoices, late fees) and ensures timely collection of all revenue.
  8. Reports weekly to senior leadership of the Sanctuary Institute to review all aspects of business operations.
  9. Creates all new and renewal contracts with customers in a timely manner; manages leads and generates proposals; and communicates effectively with customers.
  10. Collaborates with senior leadership of Sanctuary Institute to market trainings, plan conferences, presentations, symposia and other Sanctuary events.
  11. Oversees marketing and social media efforts, within the department and through the use of vendors.
  12. Other duties as assigned by the senior leadership of the Sanctuary Institute or VP & CAO.

Essential Qualifications

  • Master’s degree with five years management experience or comparable work experience in business or finance.
  • Exemplary technology skills with ability to assist organization in digital transformation efforts.
  • Strong supervisory and organizational skills.
  • Time management and ability to meet and exceed deadlines.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values and commitments.

Physical/Travel Requirements

An employee in this class must be able to sit, stand, walk, see, climb stairs, and carry up to 30 lbs. The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without reasonable accommodation.

Safely manages all aspects of job responsibilities including:

  • Maintains a safe & hazard–free work area. Effectively monitors facilities & equipment for cleanliness and hazards. Raises concerns when appropriate
  • Identifies potential program risks and brings these issues to the attention of the appropriate people immediately.

Employee will work hybrid, both on-site at the Sanctuary Institute in Yonkers and remote as needed. Employee must work independently and schedule time as appropriate to fulfill duties within a 35-hour work week. Position begins with four weeks’ vacation annually.

Disclaimer

Nothing in this job description restricts Andrus’ right to modify the duties/responsibilities of this job at any time, with or without advanced notice.

EEO Statement

Andrus is an equal opportunity employer.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Social Worker (Bilingual) - School Based

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

Job Overview

The School-Based Clinician provides direct clinical services (evaluations, assessments, treatment, individual, family and group therapy) in the assigned school district. The School-Based Clinician engages with school personnel to assess and coordinate services and participate in activities for students and their families taking place during and after school hours. The School-Based Clinician will be expected to meet a productivity contact commitment of 25 billable hours per week.

Essential Duties

Key duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develops and implements clinically appropriate treatment plans and all related documentation for client records
  • Provides psychotherapy to clients and their families using individual, group, family intervention as well as other agency approved evidenced-based treatment modalities, including off-site visits
  • Promotes integrated, person-centered care
  • Generates and monitor proper communication with internal and external stakeholders (i.e., schools, protective services, etc.) and maintains records of communications
  • Serves as on call clinician as scheduled during rotating basis
  • Maintains knowledge of OMH regulations as they relate to clinical practice

 Essential Qualifications

Key qualifications include:

  • Minimum of one-year experience and licensed (LMSW, LMHC, LMFT).  NYS- LMSW or LCSW preferred.
  • Relevant clinical experience with children, adolescent and families
  • Knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities and evidence-based Interventions
  • Strong computer skills, with knowledge of electronic health record systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Spanish required
  • Ability to meet session productivity standards

Physical/Travel Requirements

Must have ability to reach, walk, sit for long periods of time, climb stairs, bend, lift up to 20lbs, and able to travel. Driver’s license preferred.

The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Disclaimer

Nothing in this job description restricts Andrus’ right to modify the duties/responsibilities of this job at any time, with or without advanced notice.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Supervising Social Worker - Clinic Based

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

Job Overview

The Clinic-Based Supervising Clinician is responsible for the supervision of clinicians and interns on clinical and administrative functions and maintains a trauma-responsive, culturally congruent stance on clinical care. The Clinic-Based Supervising Clinician conducts client screenings, evaluations, and treatment, as the primary clinician for assigned clients and is expected to meet a productivity contact commitment of 10 billable hours per week. The Clinic-Based Supervising Clinician provides clinical coverage on a rotating basis for the on-call schedule and is supervised by the Sr. Regional Director of Clinic-Based Director.

Essential Duties

Key duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides oversight of clinical work for assigned clinicians; monitors and evaluates clinical and administrative performance; is responsible for the quality of clinical care for cases supervised.
  • Provides clinical supervision and coaching weekly for clinical staff
  • Supports the implementation of clinically appropriate treatment plans and all related documentation for client records in the electronic health record
  • Provides psychotherapy to clients and their families using individual, group, and family intervention as well as other agency approved evidenced-based treatment modalities, including off-site visits
  • Promotes integrated, person-centered care
  • Supports evaluation of program services to enhance client outcomes and acts as a positive change agent to implement clinical initiatives to increase quality client care
  • Serves as on-call Supervising Clinician as scheduled on a rotating basis
  • Act as a resource to clinical staff by maintaining knowledge of OMH regulations and standards of care as they relate to clinical practice

Essential Qualifications

  • Licensed (LCSW, LCSW-R, Ph.D or Psy.D) with a current professional license in NYS.
  • Must have at least (4) four years of clinical experience including (3) three years of supervisory and administrative experience.
  • Relevant clinical experience with children, adolescent and families
  • Knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities and evidence-based Interventions
  • Strong computer skills, with knowledge of electronic health record system
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet session productivity standards

Physical/Travel Requirements

Must have ability to reach, walk, sit for long periods of time, climb stairs, bend, lift up to 20lbs, and able to travel. Driver’s license preferred.

The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Disclaimer

Nothing in this job description restricts Andrus’ right to modify the duties/responsibilities of this job at any time, with or without advanced notice.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Curriculum Coordinator

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

Job Overview

The Curriculum Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the delivery of curriculum at the Orchard School which includes the curriculum, instruction and assessment Reading, Writing and English Literature.  The Curriculum Coordinator supervises the ELA & Math Coordinators. The Curriculum Coordinator is responsible to coordinate all testing for the school. Support teachers and the Math/ELA coordinators to formulate and implement corrective actions for students struggling to stay on grade level or children above grade level. The Curriculum Coordinator, in conjunction with the Assistant and Principal, will conduct Teacher Observations and provided feedback. . Curriculum Coordinator is responsible for finding resources/tools/creative ways and necessary training to staff to support the students with their academic goals. The Curriculum Coordinator also serves as a CSE Chairperson.

Generally, 8:00 am – 4 pm weekdays, except for one day per week so designated for staff conference; 3:00pm-5:00pm but hours are required to be flexible based on program needs. Works the school calendar.

Essential Duties

Key duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Understanding and supporting the agency’s mission & treatment philosophy:
    • Treats all clients, families and co-workers with respect & courtesy
    • Demonstrates & models sensitivity to cultural background of children, families and co-workers
    • Honors Sanctuary Commitments in all day to day activities
  2. Responsible for Curriculum Compliance
    • Supervises the ELA and Math Coordinators
    • Collaborates with all members of the team to plan for and address student’s educational needs.
    • Provides mentorship/administration and support to teachers and teaching assistants in their professional development including ongoing supervision, training and supervision.
    • Ensures Educational services are well aligned with trends in the field to maintain optimal viability.
    • Establishes and maintains contact with school districts through periodic updates.
    • Uses professional judgement and problem solving skills when addressing student, staff and family concerns.
    • Ensures all documentation are completed times, accurately and in compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
  3. Serves as the CSE Chairperson & Testing Coordinator

–     NYS Exams: ELA, Math, Science, Regents, Labs

–     Communication with Office of State Assessment, Districts, Families, Faculty, Staff,

Administrators, Data Service Coordinator etc.

–     Identify Proctors, train staff to proctor exams,

–     Receive/pick up exams, review them, and distribute to proctors for exam

–     Scoring & submission of all exams

–     Coordinate Alternate Assessment

  1. Works effectively and collaboratively with others on the Orchard School Leadership team

– Is flexible and accommodating in unplanned or crisis situations

– Meets with the Administrative Team

– Performs all other tasks as assigned by Principal

  1. Assures that teachers have mastered the ability to teach
    • Conducts Classroom Observations instruction
    • Provides staff development
    • Organizes outside staff development
    • Sits on the various Committee

Essential Qualifications

  1. Master’s Degree in Special Education, or other related Master’s Degree
  2. Dual Certification in Special Education and Literacy preferred
  3. Has a minimum of 5 years of experience in special needs students
  4. A minimum of 2 years of experience supervising and classroom observations in an educational setting
  5. Experience as a testing coordinator
  6. Experience with curriculum-based assessment
  7. High level of personal organization and integrity
  8. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  9. High level of Emotional Intelligence
  10. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  11. Valid NYS Driver’s License

Physical/Travel Requirements

Reach, Walk and Climb

Must have reliable transportation. Travel required: 10%

The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Disclaimer

Nothing in this job description restricts Andrus’ right to modify the duties/responsibilities of this job at any time, with or without advanced notice.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Per Diem Community Psychiatric Supports & Treatment Specialist (CPST)

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

SUMMARY:

The Community Psychiatric Supports and Treatment (CPST) Specialist is a member of the Children and Family Treatment Support Services program within the Community Division. The CPST Specialist offers community-based services to children and families who may have difficulty engaging in formal office settings but can benefit from home and/or community based rehabilitative services. The CPST Specialist provides services that are goal-directed supports and solution-focused interventions intended to address challenges associated with a behavioral health need and to achieve identified goals or objectives as set forth in the child’s treatment plan. The CPST Specialist provides services that are part of the treatment plan, which includes activities necessary to correct or ameliorate conditions discovered during the initial assessment visits. The CPST Specialist offers face- to-face interventions with the child/youth, family/caregiver or other collateral supports. This multi-component service consists of therapeutic interventions such as counseling, as well as functional supports.

DETAILS:

ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required in social work, psychology, or in other related human services with two years of applicable experience working with children in foster care or Children’s Mental Health Program OR in lieu of applicable experience one who has been certified in an Evidenced Based Practice required
  2. Master’s degree preferred
  3. Must be bilingual/Fluent (Spanish/English).
  4. Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  5. A passion for serving children and families with special needs.
  6. Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area
  7. Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.
  8. Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  9. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.
  10. Ability to flex their schedule to accommodate the clients
  11. Valid NYS Driver’s License
  12. Physical Requirements:
  13. Reach
  14. Walk
  15. Climb Stairs
  16. Bend

QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT:

  • Adherence to all policies and procedures.
  • Punctual and regular attendance as scheduled.
  • Safe and successful performance of job tasks.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the incumbent. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor. 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Schedule will vary pending needs of the client. Must be able to drive to external locations. Flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified.

JOB RELATED DUTIES

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Understanding and supporting the agency’s mission & treatment philosophy:
  • Treats all children, families and co-workers with respect & courtesy
  • Demonstrates & models sensitivity to cultural background of children, families and co-workers
  • Honors Sanctuary Commitments in all day to day activities
  1. Works effectively to provide CPST services to children and families
    • Provides individual, family and relationship-based counseling, supportive counseling, solution-focused interventions, emotional and behavioral management, and problem behavior analysis
    • Provides intensive interventions, crisis avoidance and intermediate term crisis management for clients
    • Offers rehabilitative psycho-education, strength-based service planning and rehabilitative supports
    • Assists families following a crisis episode experienced by a child/family as stated in the crisis management plan.
    • Conducts home visits and client contacts within the community
    • Maintains information on community resources to share with clients
    • Promote evidence-based wellness and prevention by linking clients with resources for smoking cessation, diabetes, asthma, hypertension, self-help recovery resources, and other services based on individual needs and preferences
    • Models professional behavior when working with clients
    • Travel as required to community based meetings, medical/behavioral health provider sites and meetings with Health Home enrollees
  1. Completes client records according to agency policies and regulatory mandates governing CFTSS:
  • Documents client contacts, interactions, and assessments accurately, timely, and in accordance with contractual requirements
  • Maintains electronic medical records (EMR) and other identified NY state portals according to agency, OMH, Medicaid, and Medicaid Managed Care requirements.
  1. Utilizes Supervision effectively to address concerns and explore ways to support children and families:
  • Meets for supervision and consistently shares information related to work with children and families
  • Follows through on tasks assigned and seeks and accepts help when necessary
  • Informs Supervisor of potentially unsafe home environments when visiting children and families
  • Notifies supervisor of schedule changes with families and when unable to report to work
  1. Safely manages all aspects of job responsibilities:
  • Consistently practices universal precautions and maintains a safe & hazard–free work area
  • Identifies potential program risks and brings these issues to the attention of the appropriate people immediately
  • Performs duties of a mandated reporter by reporting any suspicion of child abuse or neglect to Supervisor and SCR
  • Models appropriate work place behavior
  1. Works effectively with other staff and community partners:
  • Is flexible and accommodating in unplanned or crisis situations
  • Actively participates in meetings and training
  • Works collaboratively with others on special projects assigned

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist (PRS)

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

SUMMARY:

The Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) Specialist is a member of the Children and Family Treatment Support Services program within the Community Division. PSR Specialist provides services to help restore, rehabilitate, and support a child’s/youth’s developmentally appropriate functioning as necessary for the integration of the child/youth as an active and productive member of their family and community. The PSR Specialist supports the child/youth with the goal of achieving minimal on-going professional intervention. The PSR Specialist assists with implementing interventions on a treatment plan to compensate for, or eliminate, functional deficits and interpersonal and/or behavioral health barriers associated with a child/youth’s behavioral health needs. The PSR Specialist provides “hands on” and task oriented activities intended to achieve the identified goals or objectives as set forth in the child/youth’s individualized treatment plan. The PSR Specialist provides services in a trauma-responsive, culturally and linguistically competent manner.

ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS:

The Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist must have a high school diploma or equivalent, with 2 years of relevant expertise and experience in serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, healthcare and/or other systems as well as those receiving preventive services OR Associates Degree/ 60 college credits in Psychology/Human Services or related field with 1 year of relevant expertise and experience in serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, healthcare and/or other systems as well as those receiving preventive services OR a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/Human Services or related field, with some experience preferred, but not required.

  1. Certification as a Certified Peer Specialist/Certified Recovery Peer Advocate, is a plus.
  2. Must be bilingual/Fluent (Spanish/English).
  3. Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  4. A passion for serving children and families with special needs.
  5. Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area
  6. Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.
  7. Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.
  8. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.
  9. Ability to flex their schedule to accommodate the clients
  10. Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing
  11. Physical Requirements:
    1. Reach
    2. Walk
    3. Climb Stairs

 QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT:

  • Adherence to all policies and procedures.
  • Punctual and regular attendance as scheduled.
  • Safe and successful performance of job tasks.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the incumbent. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Scheduled 9 AM -5 PM Monday through Friday. Must be able to drive to external locations. Flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified. Position accrues two weeks’ vacation annually.

JOB RELATED DUTIES

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Understanding and supporting the agency’s mission & treatment philosophy:
    • Treats all children, families and co-workers with respect & courtesy
    • Demonstrates & models sensitivity to cultural background of children, families and co-workers
    • Honors Sanctuary Commitments in all day to day activities
  1. Works effectively to provide PSR services to children and families
  • Assists the child/youth to develop and apply skills in natural settings
  • Fosters and promotes the development of skills identified in assessment or through the ongoing treatment of a licensed practitioner
  • Delivers services in a trauma informed, culturally, and linguistically competent manner
  • Provides child/youth with social and interpersonal skills with the goal to restore, rehabilitate, and support
  • Establishes support networks, build, and enhance personal relationships for child/youth
  • Develops coping strategies and effective functioning in the individual’s social environment, including home, work, and school locations
  • Supports the effect of the child’s/youth’s diagnosis and re-establish daily functioning skills and personal autonomy skills including but not limited to learning self-care, developing personal interests, managing medication and treatments, learning about community resources, and good health routines
  • Assists the child/youth with effectively responding to or avoiding identified precursors or triggers which may result in functional impairments
  • Provides training on social etiquette and develop self-regulatory skills including anger management
  • Conducts home visits and client contacts within the community
  • Maintains information on community resources to share with clients
  • Promotes evidence-based wellness and prevention by linking clients with resources for smoking cessation, diabetes, asthma, hypertension, self-help recovery resources, and other services based on individual needs and preferences
  • Models professional behavior when working with clients
  • Travels as required to community based meetings, medical/behavioral health provider sites and meetings with Health Home enrollees
  1. Completes client records according to agency policies and regulatory mandates governing CFTSS:
  • Documents client contacts and interactions accurately, timely, and in accordance with contractual requirements
  • Maintains electronic medical records (EMR) and other identified NY state portals according to agency, OMH, Medicaid, and Medicaid Managed Care requirements.
  1. Utilizes Supervision effectively to address concerns and explore ways to support children and families:
  • Meets for supervision and consistently shares information related to work with children and families
  • Follows through on tasks assigned and seeks and accepts help when necessary
  • Informs Supervisor of potentially unsafe home environments when visiting children and families
  • Notifies supervisor of schedule changes with families and when unable to report to work
  1. Safely manages all aspects of job responsibilities:
  • Consistently practices universal precautions and maintains a safe & hazard–free work area
  • Identifies potential program risks and brings these issues to the attention of the appropriate people immediately
  • Performs duties of a mandated reporter by reporting any suspicion of child abuse or neglect to Supervisor and SCR
  • Models appropriate work place behavior
  1. Works effectively with other staff and community partners:
  • Is flexible and accommodating in unplanned or crisis situations
  • Actively participates in meetings and training
  • Works collaboratively with others on special projects assigned

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other Licensed Professional (OLP)

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

SUMMARY:

The Other Licensed Practitioner (OLP) is a member of the Children and Family Treatment Support Services program within the Community Division. The OLP provides community-based mental health services. The OLP provides clinical services to help prevent the progression of behavioral health needs through early identification and intervention. The OLP assesses children/youth for behavioral health conditions who have not been diagnosed. This position also provides treatment for children/youth with an existing diagnosis for whom flexible community-based treatment is needed to correct ameliorate conditions identified during an assessment process, such problems in functioning or capacity for healthy relationships. The OLP makes recommendations of further medically necessary services, such as rehabilitative services based on the assessment. The OLP delivers services in a trauma-responsive, culturally and linguistically competent manner.

DETAILS:

ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must have one of the following Licensures: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Psychoanalysts, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Masters Social, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist.
  2. Bilingual/Fluent (Spanish/English) preferred, but not required.
  3. Minimum of 2 years’ experience of relevant expertise and experience in serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, healthcare and/or other systems as well as those receiving preventive services.
  4. Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  5. A passion for serving children and families with special needs.
  6. Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area
  7. Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.
  8. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.
  9. Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  10. Ability to flex schedule to accommodate the clients
  11. Valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing
  12. Physical Requirements:
  13. Reach
  14. Walk
  15. Climb Stairs
  16. Bend

QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT:

  • Adherence to all policies and procedures.
  • Punctual and regular attendance as scheduled.
  • Safe and successful performance of job tasks.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the incumbent. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Scheduled 9 AM -5 PM Monday through Friday. Must be able to drive to external locations. Flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified. Position accrues two weeks’ vacation annually.

JOB RELATED DUTIES

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Understanding and supporting the agency’s mission & treatment philosophy:
    • Treats all children, families and co-workers with respect & courtesy
    • Demonstrates & models sensitivity to cultural background of children, families and co-workers
    • Honors Sanctuary Commitments in all day to day activities
  1. Works effectively to provide OLP services to children and families
    • Provides individual, family and relationship-based counseling, supportive counseling, solution-focused interventions, emotional and behavioral management, and problem behavior analysis
    • Provides intensive interventions, crisis avoidance and intermediate term crisis management for clients
    • Assists families following a crisis episode experienced by a child/family as stated in the crisis management plan.
    • Conducts home visits and client contacts within the community
    • Maintains information on community resources to share with clients
    • Promote evidence-based wellness and prevention by linking clients with resources for smoking cessation, diabetes, asthma, hypertension, self-help recovery resources, and other services based on individual needs and preferences
    • Models professional behavior when working with clients
    • Travel as required to community based meetings, medical/behavioral health provider sites and meetings with Health Home enrollees
  1. Completes client records according to agency policies and regulatory mandates governing CFTSS:
  • Documents client contacts, interactions, and assessments accurately, timely, and in accordance with contractual requirements
  • Maintains electronic medical records (EMR) and other identified NY state portals according to agency, OMH, Medicaid, and Medicaid Managed Care requirements.
  1. Utilizes Supervision effectively to address concerns and explore ways to support children and families:
  • Meets for supervision and consistently shares information related to work with children and families
  • Follows through on tasks assigned and seeks and accepts help when necessary
  • Informs Supervisor of potentially unsafe home environments when visiting children and families
  • Notifies supervisor of schedule changes with families and when unable to report to work
  1. Safely manages all aspects of job responsibilities:
  • Consistently practices universal precautions and maintains a safe & hazard–free work area
  • Identifies potential program risks and brings these issues to the attention of the appropriate people immediately
  • Performs duties of a mandated reporter by reporting any suspicion of child abuse or neglect to Supervisor and SCR
  • Models appropriate work place behavior
  1. Works effectively with other staff and community partners:
  • Is flexible and accommodating in unplanned or crisis situations
  • Actively participates in meetings and training
  • Works collaboratively with others on special projects assigned

 About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bilingual Care Coordinator

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

SUMMARY:

Care Management is a Health Home service model whereby a group of health care and service providers work together to support children and youth who are enrolled in Medicaid and have qualifying health conditions. The Care Coordinator is the key point of contact in managing services for the child.  Moreover, the Care Coordinator oversees and coordinates access to a variety of services an individual needs to help prevent hospitalizations, stay healthy, and maintain stability.

The Bilingual Care Coordinator provides comprehensive Care Management and coordination of services to eligible Medicaid/Medicaid Managed Care children (ages 0-21) to develop and maintain a plan of access and use of services and supports necessary for their health. The Care Coordinator helps children and caregivers get the care they need to improve the child’s health.

The work schedule is 9am -5pm Monday through Friday. The bilingual Care Coordinator must be able to drive to external locations and work flexible hours as required to meet program needs with some evenings and/or weekends as identified.  Fluency/Bilingual in Spanish/English is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct eligibility screenings and Health Home enrollment.
  • Collaboratively work with enrollee to create a comprehensive person centered plan of care to meet the medical, behavioral health and social service needs to improve the individual’s health and wellness.
  • Responsible for health promotion, education, and overall coordination of all aspects of an individual’s care.
  • Offer family support, and referral/linkages to community, social, and other support services as needed.
  • Assist individual in keeping appointments and monitor service delivery.
  • Coordinate and arrange for the provision of medical, behavioral health and other relevant services
  • Accompany enrollees to appointments as needed
  • Conduct home visits as needed
  • Support enrollees in adherence to treatment recommendations from medical and behavioral health providers
  • Link enrollees to internal and external peer supports, support groups and self-care programs to increase knowledge about their disease(s), engagement and self-management capabilities, and to improve adherence to prescribed treatment
  • Promote evidence-based wellness and prevention by linking health home enrollees with resources for smoking cessation, diabetes, asthma, hypertension, self-help recovery resources, and other services based on individual needs and preferences
  • Travel as required to community based meetings, medical/behavioral health provider sites and meetings with Health Home enrollees
  • Maintain electronic medical records in compliance with ANDRUS standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and/or related field.
  • Must be bilingual/Fluent (Spanish/English).
  • Relevant expertise and experience in serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, healthcare and/or other systems as well as those receiving preventive services.
  • Care Coordinators serving high acuity enrollees will be required to have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the needs of such children and their families as evidenced by additional years of experience, education, or training.
  • Experience providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  • A passion for serving children and families with special needs.
  • Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant’s communities, and homes within assigned catchment area
  • Ability to receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve.
  • Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Reach
    • Walk
    • Climb Stairs

BENEFITS

  • Salary: $42,00-45,00 a year
  • Ability to work from home after probationary period and with Supervisor approval
  • Health insurance for employees and families including domestic partners
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid vacation leave
  • Paid sick leave –
  • Paid holidays
  • 401 (k) plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Teaching Assistant

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

SUMMARY:

The Teaching Assistant is responsible to carry out program plans to maintain a safe and therapeutic living environment for all children in care at Andrus during the school day. With the direction and support of the school administration, the Teaching Assistant provides close supervision, instruction, counseling, and support to the children in the residence where assigned from 7-8:45 a.m. and during school in the classroom assigned from 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Teaching Assistant ensures that the basic needs of children are met, and that the program space is maintained in a safe, orderly and clean condition. The Teaching Assistant is to be assigned by the Assistant Principal to a classroom in the school.  He/she will assist students with transitions, intervene when there are conflicts between students and maintain a presence with the class at all times.  They will enter the classrooms when appropriate (to be determined by classroom teacher and school administration) to assist in classroom instruction, discipline and maintain an orderly environment.  The teaching assistant will be assigned by the school administration to the appropriate posts according to the needs of the school.

DETAILS:

ENTRY LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School Diploma and at least six college credits
  2. Certified as a Teaching Assistant by New York State upon hire.
  3. Minimum of one year’s experience working with emotionally troubled children
  4. In the lieu of experience must have a one year of college
  5. Good Oral and Written Communication Skills
  6. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  7. Physical requirements:
    1. lift
    2. reach
    3. lug
    4. walk
    5. climb stairs
    6. bend

QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT:

  • Adherence to all policies and practices.
  • Punctual and regular attendance as scheduled.
  • Safe and successful performance of job tasks.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the incumbent. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

40 hour work week, 6 week summer program.

Hours – 7am -3:00 pm daily, except for one day per week designated for staff conference; 3:00 pm -5:00 pm.  Hours are general but can be flexible with prior knowledge.

 JOB RELATED DUTES

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Understanding and supporting the agency’s mission & treatment philosophy.
    • Treats all children, families and co-workers with respect & courtesy.
    • Demonstrates & models sensitivity to cultural background of children, families and co-workers.
    • Honors Sanctuary Commitments and uses Sanctuary Tools in all day to day activities
  1. Safely manages all aspects of job responsibilities.
    • Knows and complies with agency standards regarding therapeutic crisis intervention and restraint.
    • Provides children with level appropriate supervision at all times.
    • Maintains a safe & hazard–free work area. Effectively monitors facilities & equipment for cleanliness and hazards. Raises concerns when appropriate.
    • Provides instruction to students under the supervision of a certified teacher
  1. Manages program routines effectively.
    • Adheres to school programming plan and routines.
    • Provides guidance and assistance needed to help children maintain their clothing, personal hygiene and personal possessions in a neat, clean, and orderly way.
  1. Manages treatment issues effectively
    • Remains positively engaged with children at all times, throughout the work day.
    • Avoids power struggles with children and provides continuous support and encouragement.
    • Demonstrates understanding of the child’s issues and the role the 1:1 school aide plays in the child’s treatment plan
  1. Works effectively with others on the team.
    • Is flexible and accommodating in unplanned or crisis situations.
    • Seeks and accepts help and direction from full time staff.
    • Actively participates in team discussions and cooperates follow through on plans.
  1. Completes all paperwork requirements clearly, accurately and in a timely fashion.
    • Completes critical incident reports as appropriate
    • Completes facility work requests as necessary
  1. Actively participates in training opportunities and supervisory discussions when scheduled and needed.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Life Skill Milieu Therapist

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

The Life Skills Milieu Therapist (MT) is responsible to maintain a safe, predictable and therapeutic living environment for children in care at Andrus. Additionally, this position also provides close supervision, counseling, and support to the children during all Activities of Daily Living (ADL) cottage-based activities. The Life Skills MT will be responsible to plan and implement individual and groups to teach and reinforce children’s adaptive skills and self-confidence in generalizing these adaptive skills across time, people, and settings. This position includes completing adaptive skill assessments, determining which areas are of priority need for intervention, providing effective interventions for practice around ADLs, and maintenance of adaptive skills from being dependent to independent in carrying ADLs and other independent living skills (ILS).  The Life Skills MT will utilize skills and strategies associated with the prompting hierarchy, principles of reinforcement, assessment of skills versus performance deficit, task analyses, and shaping and chaining skills.  Additionally, this position will work as part of a multidisciplinary team which includes residential staff, recreation therapists, OT, social workers, psychiatrists, and nurses.  The Life Skills MT will complete various tasks related to ADLs and will practice open communication with other staff in varying shifts (morning, school, evening, or overnight).  This position will also prioritize the need to assist with the cottage team as a Milieu Therapist and to be flexible in managing the Life Skills duties. This position will include documentation of services and programs surrounding ADLs and of tracking ADL data over time.

Weekly work schedule is Monday – Friday 12pm-8pm.  Some hourly flexibility for additional training and program preparation will be necessary.

The qualified candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with at least 2 years of experience with individuals with behavioral challenges.
  • Strong verbal, written, and computer skills.
  • Experience in working with children and pre-adolescents in a residential setting is preferred.
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team and to cooperate while developing, implementing, and maintaining youth’s ADL skills of need.
  • Candidate should be well organized, practice effective time management skills, be open to continue learning and accepting feedback, and be creative and flexible.
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s Core Values
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, lift weights of up to 30 lbs.
    • Have physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child.
    • Able to communicate effectively with staff and to supervise youth.

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume via email to: andrusjobs@jdam.org. ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

Job Overview

Under the general direction of the Residential Director, The Certified Rehab Counselor (CRC) is responsible for assessing the children’s skills, aptitudes, interests, needs and preferences towards facilitating job readiness.  The CRC will work with the children to identify programs, training, work and volunteer opportunities on and off campus. The CRC will provide individual and group vocational counseling including assessments, evaluations and referrals.

Essential Duties

Key duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conducts educational/vocational assessments, including work and educational history, administers educational/vocational tests, and evaluates children’s skills, interest, strengths, challenges, job readiness and job search skills.
  • Utilizes the results of assessment to develop with children vocational/educational goals and objectives and provides and/or coordinates those activities which will help children achieve identified goals of securing employment and/or education.
  • Provides on-going individual and group counseling regarding work readiness skills and to help clients make appropriate vocational/employment decisions.
  • Participates in assessing and maintaining children’s Job Performance Evaluations towards improving skill levels.
  • Prepares required reports and keeps statistics on children’s participation in work related activities and employment.
  • Refers children to appropriate vocational/educational services to develop identified skills and monitors progress.
  • Provides follow-up and post-job placement support services to children.
  • Provides training and support to children to develop their money management skills.

Essential Qualifications

Key qualifications include:

  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) certification.
  • Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling
  • At least 1 year experience providing vocational services
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate, counsel and motivate children dealing with complex social/emotional trauma.
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

Physical/Travel Requirements

  • Must be able to reach, walk, sit, bend, use hands to type, stoop, kneel, crouch and lift/move up to 20 pounds
  • Driver’s license required

The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Disclaimer

Nothing in this job description restricts Andrus’ right to modify the duties/responsibilities of this job at any time, with or without advanced notice.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Certified Teaching Assistant

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

Job Overview The Teaching Assistant is responsible to carry out program plans to maintain a safe and therapeutic living environment for all children in care at Andrus during the school day. With the direction and support of the school administration, the Teaching Assistant provides close supervision, instruction, counseling, and support to the children in the residence where assigned. Teaching Assistant ensures that the basic needs of children are met, and that the program space is maintained in a safe, orderly and clean condition. The Teaching Assistant is to be assigned by the Assistant Principal to a classroom in the school.  He/she will assist students with transitions, intervene when there are conflicts between students and maintain a presence with the class at all times.  They will enter the classrooms when appropriate (to be determined by classroom teacher and school administration) to assist in classroom instruction, discipline and maintain an orderly environment.  The teaching assistant will be assigned by the school administration to the appropriate posts according to the needs of the school.

  • 40 hour work week, 6 week summer program.
  • Hours – 7am -3:00 pm daily, except for one day per week designated for staff conference; 3:00 pm -5:00 pm. Hours are general but can be flexible with prior knowledge. 

Essential Duties

  1. Understanding and supporting the agency’s mission & treatment philosophy.
    • Treats all children, families and co-workers with respect & courtesy.
    • Demonstrates & models sensitivity to cultural background of children, families and co-workers.
    • Honors Sanctuary Commitments and uses Sanctuary Tools in all day to day activities
  1. Safely manages all aspects of job responsibilities.
    • Knows and complies with agency standards regarding therapeutic crisis intervention and restraint.
    • Provides children with level appropriate supervision at all times.
    • Maintains a safe & hazard–free work area. Effectively monitors facilities & equipment for cleanliness and hazards. Raises concerns when appropriate.
    • Provides instruction to students under the supervision of a certified teacher
  1. Manages program routines effectively.
    • Adheres to school programming plan and routines.
    • Provides guidance and assistance needed to help children maintain their clothing, personal hygiene and personal possessions in a neat, clean, and orderly way.
  1. Manages treatment issues effectively
    • Remains positively engaged with children at all times, throughout the work day.
    • Avoids power struggles with children and provides continuous support and encouragement.
    • Demonstrates understanding of the child’s issues and the role the 1:1 school aide plays in the child’s treatment plan
  1. Works effectively with others on the team.
    • Is flexible and accommodating in unplanned or crisis situations.
    • Seeks and accepts help and direction from full time staff.
    • Actively participates in team discussions and cooperates follow through on plans.
  1. Completes all paperwork requirements clearly, accurately and in a timely fashion.
    • Completes critical incident reports as appropriate
    • Completes facility work requests as necessary
  1. Actively participates in training opportunities and supervisory discussions when scheduled and needed.
  2. Supports overall strategic plan of the organization
  3. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values and commitments

Essential Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma and at least six college credits
  2. Certified as a Teaching Assistant by New York State upon hire.
  3. Minimum of one year’s experience working with emotionally troubled children
  4. In the lieu of experience must have a one year of college
  5. Good Oral and Written Communication Skills
  6. If a driver, operates vehicles safely and adheres to all rules of the road.

Physical/Travel Requirements

Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs and lift weights of up to 30lbs

Have the physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child

Must be able to hear and see well enough to provide appropriate supervision of children

Must have reliable transportation. Travel required: 10%

The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Disclaimer

Nothing in this job description restricts Andrus’ right to modify the duties/responsibilities of this job at any time, with or without advanced notice.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family Resource Specialist

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

The Family Resource Specialist (FRS) is responsible for completing the Parent Survey (PS) with parents (prenatally and/or immediately after the birth of their child) to determine eligibility for home visitation services and to connect the family with needed resources and referrals. The FRS will use reflective practice techniques to engage parents and explain the home visiting services to interested parents.  The FRS must have good writing skills to complete the PS.  If the family does not enter the program, the FRS will make referrals to the appropriate community-based agencies, depending on the family’s needs.  The FRS is also responsible for conducting community outreach and maintaining referral relationships with referral sources in the community.  The FRS will provide ongoing community outreach to promote the program daily.

Essential Duties

  1. Understanding and supporting the agency’s mission & treatment philosophy:
    • Treats all children, families and co-workers with respect & courtesy
    • Demonstrates & models sensitivity to cultural background of children, families and co-workers
    • Honors Sanctuary Commitments in all day to day activities
  1. Participates in training and meetings to obtain and discuss information related to

program/agency and for overall professional development:

  • Attends orientations led by the program and the agency
  • Participates in core and wraparound training as identified by agency, program and NYS OCFS
  • Participates in staff meetings
  1. Works effectively to provide family support and to ensure healthy growth and development of children:
    • Supports and reinforces the importance of parents as the first and most important teachers of their children
    • Empowers families with skills to advocate for themselves
    • Offers referrals and information according to the needs of families
    • Effectively manages a caseload of up to a case weight of 30 or no more than 25 families
    • Conducts home visits according to the frequency of contact for families
    • Supports families on goal planning and monitors progress
    • Ensures activities are family appropriate and reflective of the developmental level of the child
    • Incorporates curriculum when working with families
  1. Utilizes Supervision effectively to address concerns and explore ways to best support families:
  • Meets weekly for supervision and consistently shares information related to families, parent-child interaction, goal plan and curriculum or activities used
  • Strategizes on ways to engage hard to reach families
  • Follows through on tasks assigned
  • Seeks and accepts help and direction when necessary
  • Models appropriate work place behavior
  • Notifies supervisor of schedule changes with families and when unable to report to work
  1. Safely manages all aspects of job responsibilities:
  • Consistently practices universal precautions
  • Maintains a safe & hazard–free work area. Effectively monitors facilities & equipment for cleanliness and hazards. Raises concerns when appropriate
  • Identifies potential program risks and brings these issues to the attention of the appropriate people immediately
  • Performs duties of a mandated reporter by reporting any suspicion of child abuse or neglect to Supervisor and SCR
  • Provides schedule of home visits
  • Models professional behavior when visiting families and working in the field
  • Informs Supervisor of potentially unsafe home environments when visiting families
  • Utilizes culture informed interventions when working with families
  1. Completes all paperwork and case record forms in a clear, accurate and timely fashion:
  • Consistently documents all contacts and family information according to program and HFNY standards
  • Submits paperwork and assignments for review as scheduled
  • Ensures case records are current and complete with proper forms
  1. Works effectively with other staff and community partners:

–   Is flexible and accommodating in unplanned or crisis situations

–   Actively participates in team discussions and cooperates by following through on plans

–   Works collaboratively with others on special projects assigned

Essential Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 years direct work experience with children and families in a community setting
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and knowledge of basic computer systems
  • Knowledge of Yonkers and county resources valued
  • Facility in written and spoken English and Spanish preferred
  • Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values

Physical/Travel Requirements

  •  Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, lift weights of up to 30lbs

The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Disclaimer

Nothing in this job description restricts Andrus’ right to modify the duties/responsibilities of this job at any time, with or without advanced notice.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family Support Specialist

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, clinical supervision hours, management training program, hybrid/telehealth options for social workers, and internal growth opportunities. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

Job Overview

The Family Support Specialist (FSS) is responsible for providing, strength-based supportive services for children and their families.  The FSS initiates and maintains regular contact with families, primarily in their homes.  The FSS establishes trusting relationships with families, provides prenatal and other health education and assists to strengthen parent-child relationships.  The FSS assists parents to improve their skills to optimize the home environment for child’s well-being and safety. The FSS also assists families in making and attending health and human services appointments including activities related to employment and education goals.

Essential Duties:

  1. Understanding and supporting the agency’s mission & treatment philosophy:
    • Treats all children, families and co-workers with respect & courtesy
    • Demonstrates & models sensitivity to cultural background of children, families and co-workers
    • Honors Sanctuary Commitments in all day to day activities
  2. Participates in training and meetings to obtain and discuss information related to

Program/agency and for overall professional development:

  • Attends orientations led by the program and the agency
  • Participates in core and wraparound training as identified by agency, program and NYS OCFS
  • Participates in staff meetings
  1. Works effectively to provide family support and to ensure healthy growth and development of children:
    • Supports and reinforces the importance of parents as the first and most important teachers of their children
    • Empowers families with skills to advocate for themselves
    • Offers referrals and information according to the needs of families
    • Effectively manages a caseload of up to a case weight of 30 or no more than 25 families
    • Conducts home visits according to the frequency of contact for families
    • Supports families on goal planning and monitors progress
    • Ensures activities are family appropriate and reflective of the developmental level of the child
    • Incorporates curriculum when working with families
  1. Utilizes Supervision effectively to address concerns and explore ways to best support families:
  • Meets weekly for supervision and consistently shares information related to families, parent-child interaction, goal plan and curriculum or activities used
  • Strategizes on ways to engage hard to reach families
  • Follows through on tasks assigned
  • Seeks and accepts help and direction when necessary
  • Models appropriate work place behavior
  • Notifies supervisor of schedule changes with families and when unable to report to work
  1. Safely manages all aspects of job responsibilities:
  • Consistently practices universal precautions
  • Maintains a safe & hazard–free work area. Effectively monitors facilities & equipment for cleanliness and hazards. Raises concerns when appropriate
  • Identifies potential program risks and brings these issues to the attention of the appropriate people immediately
  • Performs duties of a mandated reporter by reporting any suspicion of child abuse or neglect to Supervisor and SCR
  • Provides schedule of home visits
  • Models professional behavior when visiting families and working in the field
  • Informs Supervisor of potentially unsafe home environments when visiting families
  • Utilizes culture informed interventions when working with families
  1. Completes all paperwork and case record forms in a clear, accurate and timely fashion:
  • Consistently documents all contacts and family information according to program and HFNY standards
  • Submits paperwork and assignments for review as scheduled
  • Ensures case records are current and complete with proper forms
  1. Works effectively with other staff and community partners:

–   Is flexible and accommodating in unplanned or crisis situations

–   Actively participates in team discussions and cooperates by following through on plans

–   Works collaboratively with others on special projects assigned

Essential Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Two years direct work experience with children and families in a community setting.
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills and knowledge of basic computer systems
  4. Knowledge of Yonkers and county resources valued
  5. Facility in written and spoken English and Spanish preferred
  6. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
  7. Valid driver’s license

Physical/Travel Requirements

The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Disclaimer

Nothing in this job description restricts Andrus’ right to modify the duties/responsibilities of this job at any time, with or without advanced notice.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Teacher Aide

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

Job Overview

The Full Time Teacher Aide is responsible for maintaining a safe, predictable and therapeutic living environment for children in care at The Orchard School. The Teacher Aide provides close supervision, counseling, and support to the children during the school day; ensures that the basic needs of children are met, and that the school is maintained in a safe, orderly, predictable, therapeutic, structured and clean condition; works as part of a multidisciplinary team which includes, teachers, certified teaching assistants, support staff, social workers and other professionals.

ESSENTIAL Duties:

  1. Understanding and supporting the agency’s mission & treatment philosophy.
    • Treats all children, families and co-workers with respect & courtesy.
    • Demonstrates & models sensitivity to cultural background of children, families and co-workers.
    • Honors Sanctuary Commitments and uses Sanctuary Tools in all day to day activities
  1. Safely manages all aspects of job responsibilities.
    • Knows and complies with agency standards regarding therapeutic crisis intervention and restraint.
    • Provides children with level appropriate supervision at all times.
    • Maintains a safe & hazard–free work area. Effectively monitors facilities & equipment for cleanliness and hazards. Raises concerns when appropriate.
  1. Manages program routines effectively.
    • Adheres to school programming plan and routines.
    • Provides guidance and assistance needed to help children maintain their clothing, personal hygiene and personal possessions in a neat, clean, and orderly way.
  2. Manages treatment issues effectively
    • Remains positively engaged with children at all times, throughout the work day.
    • Avoids power struggles with children and provides continuous support and encouragement.
    • Demonstrates understanding of the child’s issues and the role the Teacher Aide plays in the child’s treatment plan
  1. Works effectively with others on the team.
    • Is flexible and accommodating in unplanned or crisis situations.
    • Seeks and accepts help and direction from full time staff.
    • Actively participates in team discussions and cooperates follow through on plans.
  1. Completes all paperwork requirements clearly, accurately and in a timely fashion.
    • Completes critical incident reports as appropriate
    • Completes facility work requests as necessary
  1. Actively participates in training opportunities and supervisory discussions when scheduled and needed.
  2. Supports the overall strategic plan of the organization.
  3. Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values and commitments.

Essential Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma with 5 years of related experience or and associates degree or equivalent
  2. Good Oral and Written Communication Skills.
  3. Ability to access and utilize ADP app on smartphone or other device for access to agency programs.

Physical/Travel Requirements

  1. Must possess ability to sit, stand, walk, run, climb stairs, and lift weights of up to 30 lbs.
  2. Have the physical capacity to restrain or assist in the restraint of a child.
  3. Be able to hear and see well enough to provide appropriate supervision of children.

Must have reliable transportation. Travel required: 10%

The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Disclaimer

Nothing in this job description restricts Andrus’ right to modify the duties/responsibilities of this job at any time, with or without advanced notice.

EEO Statement 

Andrus is an equal opportunity employer.

The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Disclaimer

Nothing in this job description restricts Andrus’ right to modify the duties/responsibilities of this job at any time, with or without advanced notice.

About Us:

ANDRUS is a not-for-profit that strives to create a diverse team that delivers outstanding services.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit, and agency needs. We recruit, employ, train, and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or any other protected status. Faithful to our Sanctuary Commitments of open communication, non-violence, emotional intelligence, social responsibility, social learning, growth & change and democracy all of our employees share in these commitments as a guide to engage one another with dignity and respect.

ANDRUS requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace or to be tested weekly. Please note that employees will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine). The Agency will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status/weekly testing or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Agency will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination/weekly PCR test results and to discuss any potential accommodations. ANDRUS can change agency protocols at any time depending on local, state, and federal regulations.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Regulation Coach

ANDRUS is Children. ANDRUS is Hope. ANDRUS is Families.

Come join a team that supports vulnerable children, families, and communities by providing them stability, security, support and hope that opens the door to their limitless future. ANDRUS utilizes education and trauma informed care to promote healing. We make a positive impact for our staff and people we support through our commitment to Democracy, Emotional Intelligence, Growth and Change, Non-Violence, Open Communication, Social Learning, and Social Responsibility.

What we offer:

Along with our generous benefit package, we offer a beautiful 110-acre campus, culturally diverse environment that supports growth & change, professional development programs including CEU credits, free parking, an on-site pet therapy program, free on-site gym, management training program and free lunch. For more information on our generous benefits, please visit our website at www.andrus1928.org

  • 401(k) Plan – employer contributions
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Generous PTO; vacation, personal time, holiday time, and sick
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • LTD, STD, Life Insurance – employer paid
  • Tuition Loan Program
  • Gym Benefit
  • Aflac

Job Overview

The Regulation Coach is responsible to maintain a safe, predictable and therapeutic living environment for children in care at Andrus. The Regulation Coach provides close supervision, counseling, and support to the children during all cottage-based activities. The Regulation Coach is responsible to plan and implement individual and group initiatives to build children’s skills and self-esteem.

Essential Duties

  • Assuring the safety of each resident and for the cottage community
  • Actively supervising the residents at all times, based on their age and level, to assure everyone’s safety.
  • Supervising the residents by participating with them in scheduled activities
  • Enacting the program schedule as written and on time
  • Using all aspects of Sanctuary in the care s/he provides
  • Using all aspects of trauma sensitive care in the services s/he provides
  • Using all techniques of TCI to prevent triggering, to intervene early to prevent escalation to crisis, for safe management of any crisis that does arise, and for assuring safety and learning after any crisis. This includes becoming skilled in LSIs and conflict resolutions, and conducting them for even minor conflicts, to minimize the occurrence of larger conflicts.
  • Assuring that Safety Plans and ICMPs are in place, available to all staff and actively used to guide treatment.
  • Understanding the importance of and takes responsibility for team work and good communication
  • Planning and enacting smooth transitions from one activity to the next

The Regulation Coach works with the residents as equal partners in their own treatment, and in the creation of the therapeutic community and the rules and programming of the cottage.

Regulation Coach actively engages actively in his or her supervision with the Cottage Program Manager. Assures that residents are always actively supervised by staff, based on their age and level, to assure everyone’s safety. Enact a consistent, predictable program structure. Teach residents self-soothing techniques and pro-social behavior, including helping residents to practice their Safety Plans while calm multiple times each day.

  • Teach and help children to care for their physical health and hygiene, and supports other staff in doing so. Establish caring, therapeutic, appropriate relationships with all residents, and support other staff in doing so Use the core features of trauma sensitive care.
  • Moving from control/coercion to collaboration, by offering choices to residents rather than “directives,” inviting residents to work with their staff, thus giving residents the experience of being “done with” rather than another experience of being “done to”
  • Offering empowerment to residents, in which they are given a real and active voice in the care they receive, the rules and programming of the cottage, and in the creation of the own cottage community.
  • The use of the Public Health Model of Prevention.
  • Focus on the early use to TCI skills to help residents de-escalate when triggered, to avoid escalation to crisis’
  • Following up on crises by assuring everyone’s emotional safety and return to baseline, and on debriefing each crisis to learn from it and identify strategies to avoid the likelihood of a recurrence.
  • An active focus on the real and inherent strengths of each resident, including the use of specific, accurate compliments, thus avoiding a negative approach that focuses on pathology or deficit.
  • The active use of data on the cottage program and/or specific residents to identify and address areas that are working and should be bolstered, and on areas needing improvement. Collaborates with the Program Manager to assure that concrete, specific plans for adjustment or corrective action based on the data are enacted
  • A sincere and active interest in including the input of residents and families in an effort to improve our program.
  • Active awareness and verbal expression that recovery is possible for all our residents.
  • Supports overall strategic plan of the organization.

Essential Qualifications

  • High School Diploma with 5 years practical work experience OR 60 College credits.
  • Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Ability to access and utilize ADP app on smartphone or other device for access to agency programs.

Physical/Travel Requirements

Must have ability to reach, walk, sit for long periods of time, climb stairs, bend, lift up to 20lbs, and able to travel. Driver’s license preferred.
The employee must be able to meet these requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Disclaimer 
Nothing in this job description restricts Andrus’ right to modify the duties/responsibilities of this job at any time, with or without advanced notice.