Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Senior Skill Builder - Full Time - Skill Building - $20.00/hour

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 1 week ago(5/12/2022 11:53 AM)
# of Openings
Youth Development


Thrive and Change Lives


At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!


We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!


Flexible Work Schedules

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion


The Senior Skill Builder will assist in the daily operation of the Skill Building program and provide supervision to staff to achieve program objectives.

  • Work one-to-one with children/youth 5-18 years of age with emotional/behavioral challenges.
  • Recommend activities that incorporate skill building and meet program objectives to enhance delivery of services.
  • Develop and implement skill building training related to therapeutic crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and positive behavioral interventions.
  • Provide administrative support for the Program Manager and help coordinate services with ACCESS CNY.
  • Supervise and provide support to skill builders.
  • Coordinate and monitor program staff schedules.
  • Report any emergencies or significant incidents to Program Manager or Director.
  • Maintain accountability for participants assigned to your care.
  • Maintain guidelines established by the managed care organizations, Office of Mental Health and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.


Education and/or Experience Required at Entry: Minimum high school diploma with three years experience in children’s mental health, addiction and/or foster care; or Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, or related human services required. Training in therapeutic crisis intervention, conflict resolution, trauma informed care and positive behavioral interventions and supports beneficial.


Skills/Abilities: Basic engagement skills, oral and written communication skills, problem solving skills, ability to address serious behaviors in children/adolescents, flexibility to work afternoon, evenings and weekends.


Licenses/Certificate/Clearances: Valid N.Y.S. Drivers License; Registered and insured vehicle, N.Y.S. Child Abuse Registry clearance, Background checks for Criminal History.


Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Mobility sufficient to drive to and participate in meetings at client's homes and/or community facilities which may not meet Federal accessibility standards for disabled individuals. Manual dexterity sufficient to work with children in a challenging and active environment.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, the elimination of poverty and injustice, and helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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