EMPLOYMENT

For additional information, call the Human Resource Department at (315) 386-1156. Completed applications can be sent to Human Resources Department, 4 Commerce Lane, Canton, NY 13617

Administration Receptionist

Administration Receptionist

Our team seeks motivated candidates for a full time Administration Receptionist in our Canton office. Duties include answering phones, directing calls appropriately, greeting and managing the flow of visitors in a professional manner, and performing other clerical duties for administration, as required. Position requires: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, minimum of one year previous office experience, and a high level of efficiency in Microsoft Office. Candidate must also have excellent organizational skills, and must be able to interact and communicate effectively with the general public and people at all levels of the organization.

Corporate Compliance Officer/Director of Quality Assurance

Corporate Compliance Officer/Director of Quality Assurance

Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country is currently accepting applications for a full-time Corporate Compliance Officer/Director of Quality Assurance. This position oversees the administration and implementation of the agency's Corporate Compliance Plan, conducts regular review of the Corporate Compliance Plan's effectiveness and proposes modifications as deemed appropriate, ensures patient safety through the development and maintenance of systems to detect and manage patient adverse events, as well as proactive measures to evaluate areas of risk in the health center, investigates alleged violations and cooperates with appropriate parties to handle violations promptly, conducts and coordinates QA reviews to assess compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements, and assists in the development and maintenance of agency Policy and Procedures Manuals.

Position requirements include a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or a health-related field, three years experience in a health or human services field, and knowledge of DOH, OMIG and OPWDD regulations.

Direct Support Professional - Residential Services

Direct Support Professional - Residential Services

Full-Time, Part-Time and Per Diem Direct Support Professional positions are now available in our Residential Program. Duties include providing habilitation services to people residing in our IRA’s and within the community. Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours including evenings, nights and weekends. A High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required. New York State driver's license for at least two years with a clean driving record and reliable vehicle for business use is also required. Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check and fingerprinting. Benefits include: medical, dental & vision insurance; paid vacation; personal, sick and holiday time, and a 401K Retirement Plan. To find out more about this position, watch the short video on our YouTube Channel: Click Here

Direct Support Professionals - Habilitation Services

Direct Support Professionals - Habilitation Services

We are looking for self-motivated, energetic Direct Support Professionals to work full-time in our Habilitation Services Program, providing assistance & training in social, educational, vocational & recreational activities to individuals with developmental disabilities within the community. Bring your experience to us, or let us pay you to train on the job! Good communication (verbal & written) & people skills are a must, as well as good organizational skills. Travel is required & applicants must be willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings & weekends. Requirements include: a High School Diploma or GED, Valid New York State driver's license with at least two years driving experience, and successful completion of a criminal background check. Positions available in St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties.

Director of Program Development

Director of Program Development

Our team seeks candidates for the Director of Program Development position, based in our Canton office. The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: developing and submitting new proposals for Residential Habilitation, Day Habilitation, Waiver Respite, E-Mods, Adaptive Techs, and IRA development; function as liaison with DDRO for all E-Mods and Adaptive Tech proposals, assuring appropriate scopes of work and bids, and monitoring all contractors to assure completion of projects; oversight of the Waiver Respite program including maintaining records, communicating with families and case managers on program requirements and regulations, processing employment applications, meeting with new hires, ensuring time sheets for Respite employees are received, and units are billed accurately.
Position Requirements include: a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field with five years experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities, a valid New York State driver’s license and reliable vehicle for business use. QIDP preferred with strong organizational, computer and information management skills.

Direct Support Professionals - Norwood

Direct Support Professionals - Norwood

Our dedicated team seeks candidates for Full-Time, Part-Time and Per Diem Direct Support Professionals to work in our Norwood location. Duties include providing habilitation services within the residence and out in the community. Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours including evenings, nights and weekends.

A High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required, as well as a valid New York State driver's license with at least two years driving experience. Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Licensed Practical Nurse - Residential Services

Licensed Practical Nurse - Residential Services

Our team currently seeks a full time Licensed Practical Nurse to work in our Residential Program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing nursing care to individuals under the supervision of the Residential RN Supervisor, assuring individuals’ health needs are met, administering medications to individuals as needed, and accompanying individuals to medical appointments, as required.

Position requires LPN Certification with previous experience in the DD field preferred, a valid NYS Driver’s License and personal vehicle for business use, with an acceptable motor vehicle abstract.

Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer

CP of the North Country seeks candidates for a Personal Trainer to work 10 – 20 hours per week to develop and implement individualized exercise routines for people with many different developmental disabilities, not just cp. Responsibilities will include all aspects of personal training. Trainer will meet with individuals in their home or locations in the community to fulfill the exercise routines. Trainer will collaborate with the Home Service Director to monitor individual’s progress and modify routines to meet specific needs of the individual.

Position requires certification as a Personal Trainer from a nationally recognized organization, CPR or BLS certification, a valid NYS Driver’s License with a motor vehicle abstract, and a reliable personal vehicle for business use. Must be able to pass all agency required backgrounds checks.

Public Educator

Public Educator

CP of the North Country seeks candidates for a Public Educator to work one (1) day per week during the school year, to present a show to elementary children about disability awareness. The Making Friends and Kids on the Block programs provide insight into many different physical and developmental disabilities, not just cp, to kindergarten through fourth graders.

Position requires travel throughout St. Lawrence and surrounding counties, a valid NYS Driver’s License with a motor vehicle abstract, and a reliable personal vehicle for business use. Must be able to pass all agency required backgrounds checks.

Staff Trainer

Staff Trainer


CP of the North Country seeks motivated candidates for a full time Staff Trainer position based out of our Canton office. Duties include training new employees, continuing education, and development for existing employees. Ensure all employees have received the appropriate training and knowledge to perform the foundational duties and responsibilities of their positions efficiently and safely. This position will also assist in the tracking and maintenance of training records as well as assisting in the development of new trainings.

Position requires an Associate’s Degree in education, communication, human resources or related field or two (2) years’ experience as a trainer/teacher in the area of developmental disabilities and/or healthcare. Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and proficiency in using remote instructional tools such as, but not limited to, GoToMeeting or other collaborative web-based applications also required.