Who We Are:

Truth be told, we’re a group unlike any other. Our team is built with individuals who are passionate about promoting wellness and transforming lives. We’ve created a culture that celebrates the triumphs of sustained recovery from mental health, substance use and behavioral issues. Our optimism and spreading positive vibes can’t be help but be contagious to others.

Our Culture:

CFLR is driven by five core values; with these core values in place it allows our company to thrive and establishes a team up to be the best they can be. Our core values include:

  • Deliver high quality, caring, compassionate and empathetic services
  • Be collaborative, open-minded, and embrace change
  • Encourage growth, learning and be supportive
  • Build an understanding and welcoming environment with accountability and team spirit
  • Be passionate, determined and humble

Open Jobs:

We are always looking for hardworking, motivated, and creative individuals who have a passion to help others; to be bold and to have fun. Everyone has a story to tell and those stories help us grow and shape your future; CFLR wants to hear those stories and help boost your experiences for continual growth.

Come and join our Team!

Current Employment Openings:


Executive Assistant

  • Oversees, organizes, and schedules meetings for the CEO and COO.
  • Oversees and organizes business calendar for the CEO and COO.
  • Assist with special projects and take ownership (if necessary) for the development, administration, and promotion of specific projects.
  • Attends and prepares committee meetings, including recording and distributing minutes, agendas and other relevant information to committee members and other meetings as requested.
  • Uses discretion, and good judgment in handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Assist the CEO and COO in achieving the goals and objectives outlined by the organization's Strategic Plan.
  • Strategizes, plans, and executes primary deliverables top donors.

Position Details

Prevention Specialist

  • Develop and provide community presentations as requested.
  • Implement Evidence Based Programming.
  • Establish and build relationships with school districts and community organizations. Attend local, regional and local and
    coalition meetings as relevant.
  • Actively participate in department, agency, local, regional and state meetings or trainings as requested.
  • Compile program data for local and state reporting requirements for monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Develop and implement presentations, events, and activities related to prevention and/or agency services.
  • Coordinate school-based programming and services.
  • Assist in strategic planning and programming.
  • Data collection and report quality outcomes of services as requested.
  • Market and network all prevention and agency services and programs.
  • Assist with completion of programming related to the OASAS work plan.
  • Build collaborative partnerships with local, regional and state agencies.
  • Provide education and awareness for website, social media, prevention monthly newsletters, virtual and in-person
    presentations and trainings.
  • Provide information and provide referral for further services and supports.
  • Become familiar and well versed in community agencies and supportive services.
  • Assist with fundraising and grant writing.
  • Perform other duties as requested.
  • Promote a positive workplace environment.

Position Details

EAP Counselor

  • Licensure-track master’s level social worker, mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist or related clinical degree.
  • Minimum of one year of post graduate direct service counseling work, or previous case management/internship experience(s) may be substituted.
  • A commitment to human services as a profession.
  • An understanding of and commitment to helping profession ethics.
  • Is culturally competent.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Current & valid NYS drivers’ license.

Position Details

Family Peer Advocate (Oneida County)

  • High School Diploma and 2-4 years of related experience in human services, education, mental health/addictions field.
  • OMH Family Peer Credential preferred.
  • Have lived-experience as the parent (biological, foster, adoptive) or primary caregiver of a child/youth with a social, emotional, behavioral, mental health, or developmental disability and first-hand insight to benefit clients. 
  • Completion of the PEP Level 1 training is required for the FPA Provisional Credential employee is responsible for attending and receiving FPA trainings and completing application process within 12 months, must renew credentialing every two years.
  • Demonstrated ability in public speaking and program delivery.
  • Current and valid NYS driver’s license.

Position Details

Syracuse Office:

  • Greet clients and assist them in preparing the necessary paperwork for the counselor.
  • Keep a backup supply of client EAP/Counseling folders.
  • Assist with filing of EAP and other Counseling folders.
  • Maintains and updates client scheduling.
  • EAP and Clinical Program data entry.
  • Answer phones and make appointments as needed, record payments.
  • Log Daily Contact sheets received, and enter all intakes.
  • Assist with preparation of agency trainings and events.
  • Complete attendance sheets.
  • Preparation of all materials.
  • Assist with maintenance of agency mailing list.
  • Assist with flyer, newsletter development.
  • Monitors/maintains office machines, including fax machine, copier, and printer.
  • Maintains the waiting room area, and personal workspace.
  • Check in and distribute incoming mail, record deposits, and stamps outgoing mail.
  • Run reports/type billing forms for Finance Department.
  • Do other office filing, copying, and other tasks as requested by the Office Coordinator or Director.
  • Ensure satellite offices receive necessary documents, and that necessary documents are received back when needed.
  • Intake services and scheduling of first appointments to appropriate counselor.
  • Contributes to team effort by performing other duties as assigned by the Office Coordinator.
  • Promote a positive workplace environment.

Position Details

Herkimer - PINS Office:

Counselor for Family Support

Position Details

Interested parties should send a letter of inquiry and resume to:

Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
502 Court Street, Suite 401
Utica, New York 13502

In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, these job descriptions list only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position. CFLR, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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