Careers

Current Employment Opportunities

Title: Development Director
Status: Full- time, Exempt
Department: Development
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Reports to: President & CEO

General Summary: The Development Director designs and implements the annual fundraising, communications, and marketing initiatives for Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca. These include: annual giving, donor engagement and solicitation, grant writing, event planning, corporate sponsorships, and planned giving. The Development Director collaborates with the President/CEO, staff, and Board of  Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors.

Responsibilities:

  • Foster relationships with current and prospective donors
  • Serve as a community liaison for all aspects of the agency’s yearly fundraising,
  • Design and implement major giving and planned giving strategies
  • Coordinate fundraising events
  • Oversee the identification of grants, proposal writing, and reporting requirements
  • Assist in the development of marketing and communications strategies and materials
  • Manage fundraising database and tracking system
  • Work with Board of Directors to engage Board Members as active participants in development efforts

Qualifications:   

  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree is preferred. 5-7 years of prior fundraising experience including experience working with a non-profit organization.
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills, organized, goal oriented, creative thinker
  • Prior experience working in donor databases
  • Experience in grant writing, grant management
  • Additional experience with design software, website content management and/or social media platforms is desirable

Contact Information: Please send a resume and cover letter to the address or email listed below. Applications accepted until position is filled

Attn:cmcarter@fcsith.org
Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca
127 W. State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Title: Adult Clinician
Status: Full- time, Exempt
Department: Mental Health Clinic
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Reports to: Director of Clinical Services

General Summary: Clinicians provide high-quality, confidential, and affordable counseling services in a welcoming and caring atmosphere for college students, adults and geriatric clientele. They address a wide range of emotional, behavioral and/or relationship problems. Our outpatient clinic is licensed by the NY State Office of Mental Health and is National Health Service Corps (NHSC) certified.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical services including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, crisis intervention and ongoing treatment.
  • Responds to a range of clients’ needs using differential diagnoses, appropriate treatment modalities, and a variety of intervention methods.
  • Demonstrates understanding of sound ethical practice in conjunction with the established and defined ethics of one’s training and discipline.
  • Collaborates effectively with agency staff on behalf of clients.
  • Works collaboratively with other community agencies on behalf of clients and/or the agency.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled clinical supervision, peer supervision, and staff meetings.
  • Maintains clinical records in accordance with insurance regulations and established clinic policies and procedures and in timely compliance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Complies with clinical productivity standards as established by Director of Clinical Services.
  • Effectively organizes time and responsibilities.
  • Maintains availability for after-hours telephone contact for clients in crisis.
  • Participates in rotating backup clinical support via on-call phone rotation schedule.
  • Assumes all responsibilities of a mandated reporter.

Qualifications:   

The clinician must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related mental health discipline that included a clinical field placement with supervision.  The clinician must be eligible for a New York State license.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with adults who have issues associated with mental illness, addictions and substance abuse; family and life cycle issues; stress management, as well as 2 plus years of post-graduate experience.  The candidate must demonstrate an ability to build rapport with clientele who are diverse in their race, culture, religion, economic resources, sexual orientation, gender identity, and abilities.

Contact Information: Please send a resume and cover letter to the address or email listed below. Applications accepted until position is filled.

Attn:cmcarter@fcsith.org
Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca
127 W. State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Title: Child and Adolescent Clinician
Status: Full- time, Exempt
Department: Mental Health Clinic
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Reports to: Director of Clinical Services

General Summary: Clinicians provide high-quality, confidential, and affordable counseling services in a welcoming and caring atmosphere for college children, preschool age through adolescence, and their families, students, and adults. They address a wide range of emotional, behavioral and/or relationship problems. Our outpatient clinic is licensed by the NY State Office of Mental Health and is National Health Service Corps (NHSC) certified.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical services including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, crisis intervention and ongoing treatment.
  • Responds to a range of clients’ needs using differential diagnoses, appropriate treatment modalities, and a variety of intervention methods.
  • Demonstrates understanding of sound ethical practice in conjunction with the established and defined ethics of one’s training and discipline.
  • Collaborates effectively with agency staff on behalf of clients.
  • Works collaboratively with other community agencies on behalf of clients and/or the agency.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled clinical supervision, peer supervision, and staff meetings.
  • Maintains clinical records in accordance with insurance regulations and established clinic policies and procedures and in timely compliance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Complies with clinical productivity standards as established by Director of Clinical Services.
  • Effectively organizes time and responsibilities.
  • Maintains availability for after-hours telephone contact for clients in crisis.
  • Participates in rotating backup clinical support via on-call phone rotation schedule.
  • Assumes all responsibilities of a mandated reporter.

Qualifications:   

The clinician must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related mental health discipline that included a clinical field placement with supervision.  The clinician must be eligible for a New York State license.  The ideal candidate will have 2 plus years of post-graduate experience working with children/adolescents and their families, students, and adults. The candidate must demonstrate an ability to build rapport with clientele who are diverse in their race, culture, religion, economic resources, sexual orientation, gender identity, and abilities.

Contact Information: Please send a resume and cover letter to the address or email listed below. Applications accepted until position is filled.

Attn:cmcarter@fcsith.org
Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca
127 W. State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Family & Children’s Service provides equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for positions with the organization. No individual will be discriminated against in application, hiring or employment on the basis of race, age, culture, ability, ethnicity or nationality, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, religious affiliation, and socioeconomic status.  Additionally, Family & Children’s Service’s policies and practices in application, hiring and employment are developed to be consistent with all applicable local, state and federally mandated obligations imposed through regulation or statute, which govern employment practices. This policy applies to all agency positions.