Assistant Director FFT

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-787005
    • Job Location: Auburn, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 24, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:


Share our anti racist commitment to social equity and inclusion in our work with youth and families involved in the Juvenile Justice and/or Child Welfare System. Bring your experience, compassion, and energy to the team and make a difference in a youth and family’s life.

We are looking for an individual who has the skills to be a strong leader, and is motivated to work with staff and families to create change. These values involve transparency, empowerment, honesty, respect, healing, accountability, inclusiveness and problem solving. If these values speak to you this position will allow you to develop and grow to advance your career as a leader. By utilizing a strengths-based team approach, together we will foster an environment of high impact to those we serve. Do you feel you are an agent of change? If so, this could be a great fit for you!

Location: Auburn, NY (Travel to other counties' expected - Ontario, Cayuga, Seneca, and Oswego)

Schedule: Looking for an applicant who is willing to supervise staff at flexible times. This is a full-time, 40 hour a week position with some on-call oversight responsibilities.

How you get to use your skills…..

  • Grow your FFT supervisory skills or develop from an FFT Therapist to an FFT supervisor while working with trained FFT consultants

  • Build bridges with local stakeholders in multiple counties to help them increase their knowledge about the FFT model and eligibility criteria

  • Monitor fidelity and adherence to the FFT model with the therapist who provides FFT

  • Develop your team of FFT therapists

Experience and Skills:

  • Licensable Degree in Social Work, Counseling or a related field with 2 years of experience providing FFT

  • Certification in FFT

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Experience working with children and families in a community-based or "in-home' setting

  • A strong belief in the capacity of people to grow and change

  • Possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude needed to appreciate and encourage diversity, and understand the concept of cultural trauma as it applies to individual and family functioning


As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

In accordance with Federal, state & local laws, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.