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Currently open positions are listed below...


Senior Clinician – Criminal Justice Satellite

PROGRAM:  Mental Health Programs

HOURS:  Full-time; Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm; 35 hours/week


  • New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • 5 or more years of experience completing mental health diagnostic assessments and providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults, families and couples.
  • Experience working with DSS, PINS, CPS, Probation, schools and adoption/foster care.
  • Direct clinical experience working with alcoholism, substance use/addictions, SPMI, complex trauma and psychosocial stressors of poverty, abuse, abandonment, grief/loss, foster care, low/no literacy and criminal justice involvement.
  • Understanding of OMH documentation requirements, including intake and assessment, medical necessity, treatment planning and clinical/psychotherapy interventions from the start of the treatment through termination.
  • Ability to utilize electronic medical record while documenting collaboratively.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English Speaker preferred.
  • CASAC preferred.

Job Description:

TGCW Mental Health Programs is seeking an experienced licensed clinical social worker to join our multidisciplinary team in the provision of comprehensive mental health services to children, adolescents, adults, families and couples in lower Westchester County. This position will include the ongoing provision of direct individual, family and group psychotherapy services at one of our satellite clinics serving individuals and families involved with the criminal justice system. This Senior Clinician will be able to work fairly independently,  problem-solving if/when there are time-sensitive concerns or issues related to patient care, handling crises in coordination with the host site, as well as providing ongoing case consultations with lead contacts at the host site. This clinician will be expected to meet a productivity commitment of 30 contacts per week. They will also be entitled to accrue up to 4 weeks PTO during their initial year of employment, and 5 weeks for their second through fifth years of employment with the agency. Due to the high volume of substance engaged individuals in this particular program, direct clinical experience with substance use and addiction recovery is required. Bilingual is preferred.

SALARY: Commensurate with Experience

CONTACT PERSON:        Shawna Aarons-Cooke


DATE:  9/18/2017 


Teacher Aide (Toddler Class)

PROGRAM:      Creative Learning Center

HOURS:           10:00am-5:00pm


  • Sensitivity and empathy for children and their families
  • Basic understanding of child development
  • Basic understanding of children’s diverse needs
  • Self-motivated
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Flexibility
  • Cooperative
  • Collaborative (Ability to work as team member)
  • Basic computer skills


§  Assist Special Education and/or General Education Teachers in all phases of running the program

§  Participate in meeting the goals and objectives of the child’s goals as noted on the IEP

§  Responsible and dependable pattern of attendance

§  Present appropriate professional appearance

§  Participate in Monthly Supervision

§  Participate in staff meetings and case presentations

§  Participate in formal and informal assessment of students

§  Record anecdotals

§  Attend Parent Conferences as needed

§  Mandated reporter

SALARY:          Depends on experience

Contact Person:      Felice Harris

                                Email: 9/12/

DATE:          9/12/17


Assistant Director    

PROGRAM:    PROS (Personalized Recovery Oriented Services) 2410

HOURS:         35 hours/week


LCSW or LMHC and minimum 3 years professional experience providing recovery-oriented and evidence-based services to adults with mental illness.  PROS experience a major plus.  Experience with electronic health reporting or similar software, strong clinical documentation and oral presentation skills essential. 


As a PROS team member, work collaboratively in a dynamic, person-centered, evidence-based program located in Mount Vernon New York, walking distance to Metro North.  PROS offers adults with serious mental illness with a broad range of integrated services designed to help them achieve goals for work, education, relationships, socialization, living, and health and wellness. 

The Assistant Program Director will provide clinical and administrative support to the PROS director, maintain a caseload of participants,  train and directly supervise graduate student interns in mental health counseling and social work, conduct clinical assessments, develop service plans, develop curricula and provide group services in areas such as wellness self-management, relapse prevention, basic living skills training, family psycho-education, clinical counseling and therapy, integrated dual disorder treatment etc.  Provide individual services in all PROS areas including crisis intervention. Participate in, and lead clinical and administrative team meetings, conferences and in-service trainings. 

SALARY:       Competitive; excellent benefits, free parking

Please include cover letter with resume.

Contact Person:  Alicia Lore-Grachan

Send Resume to:  alore-grachan@TheGuidanceCenter.Org

                              Fax 914.664.8189

DATE:    9/6/17        



UPK Special Education Teacher

PROGRAM:        Early Childhood UPK/SCIS, TN

HOURS:              8:30am-4:30pm         

                           school calendar, some evenings  for parent meetings     


Must be NYS Special Ed certified

3 years experience minimum. 


Special Ed Teacher for UPK and/or Therapeutic Nursery, implement curriculum, supervise assistant, track and evaluate child outcomes, conduct parent teacher conferences, participate in child study, document child outcomes, support children and families as needed

SALARY:  $40,000+ depending on experience

Contact Person:             Felice Harris

                                      Fax# 914-237-7256




DATE POSTED: 8/15/17  


General Staff Accountant

LOCATION:      Finance Dept. 

The Guidance Center of Westchester (TGCW) is seeking a General Staff Accountant to support the Controller in performing general accounting functions such as day to day maintenance of the books and records, account reconciliations, month-end close responsibilities, monthly financial reporting of Federal, State and City grants, Budget/ Forecasting, preparing Financial Statements, provide support for internal and external auditors, Ad hoc analysis or other type of data summary.        


  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in accounting.
  • At least 3 solid years of non-profit accounting and 4+ of cumulative relevant experience (accounting and/or audit)
  • Strong general accounting, compliance knowledge and financial reporting
  • Advance MS Excel Skills.
  • Experience with Abila MIP Fund Accounting software a plus


  • Assist the Controller with day-to-day, monthly and year-end operations of the Accounting Department including grant management and budget review and analysis.
  • Proficient in month-end and year end close process.
  • Prepare and enter journal entries which include correcting entries, allocating expenditures, grant related entries, etc.
  • Prepare the monthly reconciliation of accounts and determine the accuracy of balances, figures, calculation postings, etc.; investigate, reconcile and resolve discrepancies, report on variances, ex. processing of functional and benefit expense allocations, monthly accruals, amortization and prepaid expenses, fixed assets depreciation and recording of adjusting and reclassification journal entries, if necessary.
  • Prepare of financial reports such as financial statements, budget performance (budget/forecast to actual variance per program/department performance and inform of unspent funds and approaching spending deadlines). Prepare government grant invoices
  • Create and manage spreadsheets and schedules to assist in tracking and analyzing financial information (must be proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel).
  • Assist in the external and internal audit process by preparing schedules and analyses in more complex areas while addressing questions that arise during company audits.
  • Ability to multi-task and rearrange priorities, perform under pressure and cope with tight deadlines.


  • Benefits package, including health, vision and dental insurance
  • Casual work atmosphere
  • Free  parking

SALARY:         67K

How to Apply:  Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the requirements for the position to: Orlando Acevedo

                                                                Fax resume: 914-237-7256


Date: 8/15/17