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The Arc Erie County NY Children's Mental Health Respite Specialist in Buffalo, New York

Children's Mental Health Respite Specialist

Buffalo, NY, USA

Req #1311

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The Arc Erie County New York has been supporting children and adults with disabilities, and their families in achieving their desired quality of life by creating opportunities through comprehensive services for over 65 years.

The Arc Erie County is currently seeking a Children's Mental Health Specialist for anyPer Diem, Part Time or Full Time positions!

Position Summary: Provides in-home/community respite to eligible youth, with a Mental Health Diagnosis, through Mental Health Association, Children’s HCBS and Erie County High Fidelity Wraparound services. Maintains compliance with The Arc Erie County New York, Office of Child & Family Services (OFCS), and Health Care Integrator Agencies (HCIA).

Reporting Relationship: Receives supervision from the Coordinator of Children’s Mental Health Services.Maintains regular contact with the Individual Care Coordinator/Case Manager from referring Mental Health Agencies.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

High School Diploma,PLUS6 monthsHuman service experience (combination of volunteer and/or paid experience is allowable).


Must demonstrate a desire to work with people with mental health diagnosis and their families exercising an appropriate level of responsibility. Must be self-motivated, self-directed, and flexible and have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

A valid NYS driver’s license and approved driving record is required. Must have a vehicle in good operating condition.

This position isNON-EXEMPTfrom the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standard Act.

The Arc Erie County New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Other details

  • Job Family Arc Erie

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Required Education High School

  • Job Start Date Monday, November 15, 2021

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  • Buffalo, NY, USA