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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at SCAP.

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Attention: Human Resources
913 Albany Street
Schenectady, NY 12307

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 Food Service Worker

35 Hours/Week | 38 Weeks/Year

Duties : Actively assists the Food Service Supervisor with planning menu cycle. Prepares and sets up of food and utensils correctly, timely and according to the daily menus. Receives, checks, and dates all incoming food products and paper goods daily and accurately. Prepares and stores food in accordance with NYS Health Code requirements. Maintains the kitchen and storage area according to sanitary and safety standards and observes proper personal hygiene and handing washing requirements at all times. Assists with obtaining the proper materials and equipment for the preparation of food and maintenance of the kitchen. Assists with monthly inventory and is accurate and timely. Responsible for staying up to date on procedures and best practices by attending all trainings as instructed and approved. Actively participating and demonstrating the ability to implement new techniques once trained.


Requirements: High School Diploma or GED preferred, minimum requirement is ability to read and write without assistance and comprehend program forms, training materials and procedures. Experience working in food service desirable. Physical and background check required. Possess a NYS valid Driver’s License and have a clean driving record.


Preschool Teacher

3- and 4-year old classrooms

Duties : Plans and implements, based on the approved Head Start curriculum, a developmentally appropriate classroom experience that includes parents as volunteers in all appropriate aspects of the classroom. Confers with parents and consultants to meet each child’s individual needs and communicates with the site-supervisor(s) as necessary to keep consistent, confidential flow of information regarding the child’s success. Responsible for maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment conducive to growth and development of children, which meets the CDA competency goals and pre-school planning guide. Completes all required paper work accurately, efficiently and timely, including but not limited to classroom evaluations, attendance records, volunteer timesheets, and follows through as appropriate.


Requirements : Seeking an Early Childhood Certified Teacher with initial/professional certification and one (1) year teaching experience in an Early Childhood setting. Classroom management experience preferred. Must display a commitment to team approach problem solving and be sensitive to the needs of low-income families. Background check and physical required.


Residential Operations Specialist – Per Diem Opportunities

Duties: Work independently to maintain the residence, managing schedules and ensuring the house routine is maintained in a safe, efficient and consistent manner following verbal and written house instructions. Document routines and report all issues timely, consistent with procedures, using appropriate communication methods and ensuring confidentiality of residents. Oversee all activities within the residence, ensuring appropriate behaviors and residents’ use of the home is consistent with all policies and procedures. Provide meals and snacks as scheduled following a pre-determined menu and ensuring all residents have access to food upon check-in at Sojourn House. De-escalate inappropriate behaviors or problems between residents, modeling appropriate tools for problem solving.


Requirements: High School Diploma required. Associates Degree in Human Services or related field preferred. Two (2) years experience in a community residence for adults or families, and experience working with homeless populations. Must be sensitive to the needs of low-income individuals. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to accommodate family needs. Must be available to work at least 2 shifts per month. Physical and background check required.


Intensive Case Manager

Duties: Responsible for intensive case management of customers in the re-entry population to enable employment and retention. Case management (for approximately 12 individuals and their families)  to assist with overcoming the barriers to long term unemployment/underemployment and family stabilization using Family Development strengths based  approach.  Triage case load to ensure adequate support to families in crisis and high needs families. Complete comprehensive assessments of family strengths and needs using agency tools and best practices. Develop goals and milestones with family participation according to the Brief Solution Focused treatment model and Family Development in conjunction with the Employment Services Team. Conduct home visits and interact with customers at off-site locations to observe and support task completion, graduation, advancement and retention of employment and stabilization in daily living. Provide basic life skills and parenting skills training both on-site and at off-site locations such as in home visits to support successful community reintegration.


Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, or related field. Master’s preferred. Two (2) years’ experience providing related services to families and individuals, for those with a Master’s Degree one (1) years’ experience. Knowledge of community based services, public assistance and other community resources and demonstrated skills in accessing these services appropriately. Must have the ability to learn quickly the resources available in Schenectady County, and be able to appropriately refer in-house working with other program support staff to ensure full access to SCAP’s services. Must have a valid New York State driver’s license, have regular access to a car and be willing to travel to off-site locations.