Employment Opportunities

GCASA is a Best Company to Work

for in New York 2019!

(2 years in a row)

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

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Full time. Individual will provide regional training and technical assistance to promote growth and development of community coalitions in the eight county service area of WNY. The CDS will train coalitions on how evidence-based environmental strategies/programs can change community-wide norms, attitudes and policies, and decrease incidence and prevalence of substance misuse. Competitive wage and benefit package. Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree is required.  Prefer knowledge of current prevention science, Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), and public health model.   Must be culturally competent and able to work with diverse cultural and racial populations.  The CDS must possess technical, data surveillance and computer skills to assist with data and reporting needs.   Must be addiction free, including tobacco.  Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required.  Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required.  EOE

VACANCY AT:  GCASA, 430 East Main Street, Batavia, NY  14020

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:
11/19/19

Counselor

Counselor

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Counselor will respond to service requests and collect basic intake information. Under general supervision, counselor will provide clinical tasks, advocacy, and linkage as appropriate. Competitive wage and benefit package. Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Full Time. 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.  

VACANCY AT:  GCASA, 249 East Avenue, Albion, NY  14411

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:
11/12/19

Registered Nurse - County Jail Program

Registered Nurse

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
RN (1.5 FTE’s) Corrections Nurses provide care to inmate patients to promote and improve their overall health utilizing the nursing process in triage, professional training and various resources in accordance with regulatory agencies and established guidelines.  Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required.  Must be free of active addiction, including tobacco. Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required.    This is a salaried non-exempt position.  Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have current RN license, in good standing with the NYS Education Department, Minimum of one (1) Year RN experience.  Prior experience in mental health or substance use disorder programs preferred. 

VACANCY AT:  GCASA’s contracted program with the Orleans County Jail, 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:
10/18/19

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

Prevention Educator

Prevention Educator

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 
Full time opening.  Creative and flexible candidate needed to work in schools and the community to provide research-based programs regarding alcohol, tobacco, and other addiction issues.  Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum BA in Human Service or related field required. Must be addiction-free including tobacco. CPS/CPP preferred or must obtain within first 5 years of employment. Pre employment background/post offer drug screening required.

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:
9/3/19

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

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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