Employment Opportunities

GCASA is a Best Company to Work

for in New York 2020!

(3 years running)

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 in 2018 and 2019 as a Best Company to Work for in New York.  As the opioid epidemic plagues 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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Community Development Specialist

Community Development Specialist

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 prevention providers and community substance misuse prevention coalitions in the Western Region geographic area. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree (in Social Sciences, Human Services or related field) is required. Excellent skills in community organizing, coalition development, communication, event planning, and presentation as well as proficient computer skills are required. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. Full job description here.

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:
9/21/20

Security Guard

Security Guard

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Per diem/Saturdays. Individual will perform security patrols of designated areas on foot. 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.

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 have a New York State Security license.  Minimum 1 year of work experience in similar setting or equivalent experience in security or law enforcement.  Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. Full job description here.

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:
9/15/20

Chemical Dependency Counselor

Chemical Dependency Counselor

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Full time position. Counselor will respond to service requests and collect basic intake information. Counselor will provide clinical tasks, advocacy, and linkage as appropriate.

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. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. Full job description here.

VACANCY AT:  249 East Avenue, Albion

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Kathy Hodgins
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-331-8737
Email:  khodgins@gcasa.org

POSTED:
9/4/20

Case Manager

Case Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Full time position.  Grant funded.  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.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma/equivalent required; bachelor’s preferred. QHP may be preferred.  1+ years of case management or similar experience preferred.  Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. Full job description here.

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:
8/28/20

Patient Navigator

Patient Navigator

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is a grant funded position.  11-month full time position. Responsible for coordinating screenings and scheduling linkages to medical appointments for individuals who test positive for Hepatitis C and/or HIV.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Associates degree in Human Services or related field and three years’ experience working with individuals with a substance use disorder required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must be free of active addiction including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. Full job description here.

VACANCY AT:  430 East Main Street, Batavia

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Kathy Hodgins
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-331-8737
Email:  khodgins@gcasa.org

POSTED:
8/25/20

Clinical Secretary

Clinical Secretary

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Detail-oriented individual needed for clerical/duties in fast paced office. Responsibilities would include overseeing office equipment, computer entry, filing, program purchases, scheduling, as well as other various tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Full time. Associates Degree preferred or minimally 2 years clerical experience for GCASA’s Outpatient Treatment program. Must be free of active addiction including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. This is an hourly nonexempt job. EOE Full job description here.

VACANCY AT:  430 East Main Street, Batavia & 249 East Avenue, Albion

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
GCASA, Attn: Amy Klos
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1867
Email:  aklos@gcasa.org

POSTED:
6/12/20

Clinical Supervisor

Clinical Supervisor

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists the Director of Treatment and other staff in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the outpatient treatment service delivery system, including regulatory guidelines, policy and procedure and other quality systems. Pre-employment/Post offer background and drug screening required.  This is a salaried non-exempt position.  EOE

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field plus five years of experience in a clinical setting.  CASAC preferred and two years in a supervisory capacity.  Full job description here.

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:
4/30/20

Residential Counselor

Residential Counselor

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 
Full time.  Provides individual and group counseling services, as well as addresses family needs and referrals.  Develops and reassesses treatment plans and progress in relation to measurable goals with client.  Models and supports health and wellness activities.  Collaborates with community service providers.  Works collaboratively with the legal system to ensure coordination of services.  Full job description here.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field plus one year of experience in a clinical setting.  CASAC preferred or must be willing to work towards CASAC status.  Ability to demonstrate understanding of various counseling modalities and philosophies for the treatment of substance use disorders, as well as trauma informed systems of care.  Strong computer skills required.  Experience with EMR system is a plus.  Must be self-directed and flexible in order to meet the needs of clients, administration, and management.  NYS driver’s license and reliable transoportation required.  This is a salaried, non-exempt position.  EOE

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:
9/17/19

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

Driver

Driver

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Part time.  The Driver will provide safe and adequate transportation for GCASA patients to ensure transportation does not present a barrier to accessing care.  This is a grant funded position.  Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and a clean, valid NYS driver’s license.  The selected candidate should have solid driving skills, a friendly yet professional demeanor, and excellent knowledge of the area.  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:
6/17/19

Aide

Aide

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Per diem.  Flexible schedule necessary as work hours would include weekends, evenings, overnight and/or holidays, based on program needs.  Candidate must have ability to work with 17 recovering adults in a residential program.  Job entails making continuous rounds of the building at various times, being accountable for all residents at all times during shift, overseeing random toxicology testing, etc.  See full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimally High School Diploma, Associates degree preferred.  Experience working in a human service or addictions program preferred.  Must be addiction free including nicotine.  This is an hourly nonexempt position. EOE

VACANCY AT:  GCASA Atwater Home Community Residence

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:
5/20/19

Case Manager: Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI) Grant – Orleans County

Case Manager: Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI) Grant – Orleans County

Responsible for all day-to-day activities of the Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI) grant funded project.

Bachelor’s Degree required.  CASAC preferred. Minimum 1 year of case management or similar experience required, 2+ years and/or intensive case management experience preferred.  Housing program experience preferred. 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:
7/20/18

Part-Time Bilingual Counselor

BILINGUAL CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY COUNSELOR

QUALIFICATIONS and BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION :
Part-time 15 hours per week. BA/BS degree in Social Work, Psychology or closely related human service field and qualification as a QHP. Must be Spanish speaking and familiar with Hispanic cultures . At least three years’ experience in an addictions treatment setting and must demonstrate a commitment to working as part of a mult – cultural staff to provide culturally appropriate services to a widely diverse client population. Must possess a valid NY State driver’s license and method of transportation. Must be addiction-free including tobacco. Pre-Employment background/post offer drug screening required. Travel required within service area.

LOCATION:
GCASA’s Orleans County location : 249 East Ave., 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:
10/31/16

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 Office &
OTP Clinic

430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020

Phone: 585-343-1124
Clinic fax: 585-343-1197
Admin fax: 585-343-9622

The Recovery Station

5256 Clinton Street Road
Batavia, NY  14020

Phone: 585-815-5248

Albion Office

249 East Avenue
Albion, NY 14411

Phone: 585-589-0055
Fax: 585-589-1501

  

Atwater Community Residence

424 East Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020

Phone: 585-343-8330
Fax: 585-815-1815

  

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