Employment Opportunities

GCASA is a Best Company to Work for in New York 2022!

Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (GCASA) is a rapidly expanding nonprofit organization located in Western NY that has been offering help to those impacted by substance use disorder through prevention, treatment, and recovery services for over 40 years. GCASA has earned a local and regional reputation for excellence and was recognized as a Best Company to Work for in New York, 2018-2022.  As the opioid epidemic continues to plague our communities, GCASA’s work is more relevant and critically needed than ever before.  We are looking for amazing individuals who want to make a difference in the communities we serve.

All current job postings are listed below.  A completed employment application is required for each candidate.  Employment questions should be addressed to Kim Corcoran, HR/executive secretary, at 585-815-1801 or kcorcoran@gcasa.org.

Available Positions

Click any position below to find details on the qualifications, responsibilities and additional information on the vacancy.

Pre employment background/post offer drug screening required.

Send resumes to:
GCASA, Attn:  Human Resources,
430 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020
or apply online below.

GCASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Clinical Secretary

Clinical Secretary

QUALIFICATIONS:
Full time – 35 hours per week. High School graduate with at least 2 years office/billing experience, or Associates degree with at least one-year office/billing experience. Full job description and list of duties here.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Detail-oriented individual needed for clerical/reception duties in an addiction treatment program. Responsibilities would include reception, phones, computer entry, filing, as well as other various tasks. Evening office coverage may be required. Must have valid NYS license and method of transportation. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. EOE

LOCATION: 430 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020 & 249 East Avenue, Albion, NY 14011

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
11/12/22

Data Assistant - GBHI

Data Assistant – GBHI

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP:
This position is supervised by the GBHI Grant Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Full-time based on a 35-hour week. The Data Collection Assistant will implement data collection activities for the GBHI grant, including but not limited to GPRA data collection using SPARS surveys and data collection for project-specific measures. Full job description and list of duties here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have a minimum of a high school diploma. College degree preferred. Experience with data collection and/or reporting strongly preferred. Microsoft products and internet proficiency required. The selected individual must have strong communication and coping skills and knowledge of addiction and the recovery process and be highly confidential. Local travel within the immediate tri-county region will be required. Must have valid NYS license and method of transportation. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. EOE

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
11/1/22

Case Manager for Homeless Individuals

Case Manager for Homeless Individuals

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Case Manager for Homeless Individuals will support emergency, transitional, and ultimately permanent housing obtainment for people with substance use disorder (SUD) who are homeless. He/she will be responsible for coordinating SUD, mental health, and physical health care provider communication and navigating health insurance and safety net program enrollment and maintenance processes for people with SUD who are homeless, at imminent risk of homelessness, and/or have histories of chronic housing instability. Full job description and list of duties here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum of 1 year of case management or similar experience required; 2+ years and/or intensive case management experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work with individuals and families who have SUD and a variety of life challenges that result in a need for support in order for the individual/family to remain stably housed. Must have valid NYS license and method of transportation. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. EOE

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
11/1/22

Prevention Educator

Prevention Educator

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Full time, grant funded position. Providing services in Genesee and Orleans Counties. Creative and flexible candidate needed to work in schools and the community to deliver research-based programs regarding alcohol, tobacco, psycho-stimulants, and other addiction issues. Full job description and list of duties here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
BA/BS in Human Service or related field preferred, AS with prevention experience considered. Must be addiction-free including tobacco. CPS/CPP preferred or must obtain within first 5 years of employment. Pre-employment background check and post-offer drug screening required.

VACANCY AT: 5256 Clinton Street Road, Batavia

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
7/18/22

Licensed Practical Nurse - Detox

Licensed Practical Nurse – Detox

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
Reports to the Nurse Manager or Chief Clinical Officer

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Day, Night, Overnight, Weekends. LPN is responsible for related services for each patient and appropriate linkage to internal/external services. The LPN will participate in the Interdisciplinary Team meetings when necessary to inform the clinical team about medical issues, under the direction of the RN and Nurse Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New York. Must have a current CPR/First Aid certificate or obtain certification within 90 days of hire. Must display the use of appropriate independent judgment to determine the appropriate course of action in resolving problems and in emergencies. Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary, culturally diverse setting with clients, families, staff and regulatory agencies. Experience in substance abuse/mental health environment preferred, but will consider recent nursing school graduate.

Full job description here.

VACANCY AT:  424 East Main Street, Batavia, NY

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
6/1/22

Community Development Specialist

Community Development Specialist

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
Reports directly to the Western Region Prevention Resource Center Director

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Full-time. Provide training, technical assistance, coaching and consulting in accordance with the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) as endorsed by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) to newly forming and established community anti-drug abuse coalitions in assigned Western Region geographic area.  CDS will provide training in areas of need that includes a focus on the Strategic Prevention Framework to coalitions, prevention providers and other community representatives as indicated, as it relates to community development of primary prevention and environmental prevention strategies as well as knowledge transfer of other aspects of prevention science. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Human Services, or related field preferred. Excellent skills in community organizing, coalition development, communication, event planning, and presentation are required. Computer/ Website/ Social Media skills a plus. A self-starter, able to work on a team and recognize the value of teamwork. Knowledge of (or willingness to learn) the Strategic Prevention Framework and primary prevention/environmental strategies.

Full job description here.

VACANCY AT:5130 E Main Street Rd, Batavia, NY 

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
5/27/22

Security Guard

Security Guard

SUPERVISION: Reports to the Program Coordinator/Director of Methadone Program

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Per diem to part time/20 hours per week. Individual will perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle. Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards and sound alarms or call police or fire department in case of the presence of unauthorized persons or fire. Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles, etc. Monitor entrances and exits, observe authorized persons entering and departing the property to protect against theft. Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities. Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner.

Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the State. Must possess State-required training or other qualifications for licensing. Minimum 3 years work experience in similar setting or equivalent experience in security or law enforcement. Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors, etc. Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public. Effective oral and written communication skills, active listening skills. Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively. Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately, attention to detail.

Pre employment background/post offer drug screening required. Must be able to pass an extensive criminal background check, to include Motor Vehicle check. Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military history. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Clinic Hours of Operation: 6 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. NYS driver’s license and method of reliable transportation required. Pass a DMV/State licensing test if driving a company-owned vehicle. This is an hourly nonexempt position. EOE

VACANCY AT: 430 East Main Street, Batavia

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
3/30/22

Reentry Recovery Staff

Reentry Recovery Staff

SUPERVISION:  This position is under the supervision of the Reentry Coordinator and the Director of Project Innovation and Expansion.  

DUTIES:
Reentry Recovery Staff provides support to and supervision of residents residing in GCASA’s Reentry Recovery Housing which provides short-term housing to people with substance use disorder who have been recently released from incarcerated. This position includes supporting people in their recovery using Peer-like coaching support and via community linkages.

Duties include but are not limited to: Staff Recovery Reentry Houses. Work as part of a comprehensive team to ensure staff coverage daily. Provide Peer-like coaching support to Reentry Recovery House residents daily throughout the shift and to other Reentry program participants as directed. Support and enforce House Rules and the Residency Agreement. Work with the Reentry Coordinator and Reentry Team to determine appropriateness of referrals and assist with House intake, orientation, and discharge procedures. With support from the Reentry Coordinator and Case Manager, support residents in determining and carrying out their plans for the day, week, etc. Assist residents in the carrying out of daily household tasks including but not limited to the removal of trash, laundering of bedding and other textiles, and the cleaning and disinfecting rooms throughout the house daily. This will include staff participating in cleaning activities. Conduct ongoing and routine safety checks or ‘rounds’ during shifts which helps to ensure overall safety as necessary. Assist residents and other Reentry participants in navigating community services as well as communicate with referral sources to ensure care coordination. Although stationed in the Reentry House, this position may require providing transportation to or from client appointments. Work as liaison between community agencies and residential services when requested. Conduct room searches if need arises as determined by a supervisor. Take part in Reentry team meetings and other GCASA and services provider meetings when requested by the supervisor. Maintain shift log per scheduled shift and communicate with other team members regarding daily events and/or concerns. Write notes in 10e11 on interactions with and support for residents and other Reentry program participants. Attend training sessions in order to expand and enhance knowledge and skills and assists in training of new staff members and or student interns. Be punctual and prepared for all daily shifts, duties, and meetings.

At times, certain situations may arise that extend beyond the limits of your job description. With the support of management, you will be expected to work through with these situations promptly, efficiently, and within the guidelines of the appropriate policy.

Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS

High School Graduate. CRPA-P, CRPA, and/or CARC credential required within 12 months of hire.  Applicants holding the credential currently or eligible immediately for certification may receive priority consideration. Addiction knowledge required. Lived experience with recovery and/or community reentry strongly preferred. Knowledge of community resources encouraged. Valid NYS driver’s license strongly preferred and reliable method of transportation required.

VACANCY AT: 436 East Main Street, Batavia

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
3/25/22

Registered Nurse - Detox

Registered Nurse (RN)

SUPERVISION: The Registered Nurse will report to the Nurse Manager  

DUTIES:
Per diem position. The nurse is responsible for all nursing related services for each patient and for linking patients to the physicians and to outside medical resources. He/She participates in the Interdisciplinary Team Meetings when necessary to inform the clinical team about medical issues and is available for emergency medical situations. The nurse provides all services under the supervision of the Director of Nursing. The nurse is responsible to provide medical and history screens, providing routine nursing care and overseeing the medical and psychiatric management of the patient in coordination with the attending physician. He/She is also a member of the Treatment Team and will provide input into the development of the Master Treatment Plan.

Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS
Must be at least a community college graduate with Registered Nursing Degree.   A minimum of 1-year experience in a chemical dependency/psychiatric setting, preferably in a detox unit and/or inpatient, partial hospitalization or outpatient setting required.  Must be licensed to practice nursing in NYS and maintain current licensure requirements.  Maintains current BLS.

VACANCY AT: 424 East Main Street, Batavia

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
3/11/22

Chemical Dependency Counselor

Chemical Dependency Counselor

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Under direct supervision of Clinical Services Director or his/her designee

DUTIES:
Full time.  CD Counselor will provide addiction diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, case management, and individual/group counseling for clients with chemical dependency. Your knowledge and expertise coupled with keen understanding of the steps of recovery will help to achieve success for your clients.  Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum BA Degree in Human Service related field. CASAC preferred, with three years full-time paid direct service experience in a recognized human service agency – with direct service experience in field of addiction and mental health or equivalent. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Competitive wage and benefit package. Pre-employment background check and post-offer drug screening required. Fully COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment. EOE

VACANCY AT: 249 East Avenue, Albion

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
10/21/21

Case Manager

Case Manager

Summary
Case Manager will provide connections to safety net and housing programs and lead care coordination and integration efforts for GCASA opioid use disorder (OUD) patients and recoverees by ensuring linkages to and communication/ coordination between OUD/SUD, mental health, and physical health care.  Full job posting
here.

Supervisory Relationships
The case manager will report to and receive supervision from the Director of Project Innovation and Expansion.

Duties

  • Collaborate with participants to develop and monitor progress on individualized Service Plans that are designed based on an assessment of needs and include goals and actions to be taken to achieve goals for both the qualifying individual and family members.
  • Coordinate with all health care providers (e.g. SUD, MH, physical health) to ensure timely communication that results in high-quality care. This includes working cooperatively with all treatment providers when participants choose to engage in treatment services.
  • Link participants with community, treatment, and recovery resources and services as appropriate and desired, including but not limited to safety net programs.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of case management or similar experience preferred.
  • High school diploma/equivalent required; bachelor’s preferred. QHP may be preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.

VACANCY AT:  436 East Main Street, Batavia

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
6/11/21

Peer Recovery Advocate

Peer Recovery Advocate

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 
Part and full time openings available. Assists in the development and monitoring of the recovery systems of Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc. They will demonstrate relevant, competent knowledge and skills in the area of providing one-on-one
recovery services and support to individuals. In addition, they will provide linkage with other service providers in the community.  This is a grant funded position.  Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum HS diploma or certified high school equivalency. Must have or be willing to obtain Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) – Provisional certification within the first six months of employment. Preferred knowledge of community-based recovery services, substance use disorder counseling, and family systems. Pre employment background/post offer drug screening required.  This is an hourly nonexempt position.  EOE

VACANCY AT:  430 East Main Street, Batavia

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email:  kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
9/1/19

Core Values

Compassion
GCASA promotes an atmosphere of generosity, hope, empathy, respect, encouragement and empowerment.

Integrity
GCASA values behavior that promotes self-awareness, encourages honesty, balance, consistency, collaboration, and trust and utilizes humor, mutual respect and reciprocity of good will.

Dedication
GCASA's culture is rooted in loyalty to patients, community and staff, creating an environment where people share knowledge freely and endeavor to bring out the best in each other.

Sustainability
GCASA is committed to cultivate and manage resources to ensure our services are available for generations to come.

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GCASA serves residents of Genesee and Orleans counties, as well as the greater Western New York region, providing a full range of treatment, prevention and support options for individuals dealing with drug, alcohol or substance abuse. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, our agency relies on the support of local, state and federal agencies, as well as donations from community members and businesses like you. Make a tax-deductible donation today and help us continue to provide support and care to those in need right here in our region.

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Batavia, NY 14020

Phone: 585-343-1124
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5256 Clinton Street Road

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Phone: 585-589-0055
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