Behavioral Health Counselor
We are immediately hiring individuals to fulfill various non-clinical responsibilities related to the public distribution of COVID-19 vaccines at various NYSDOH Point of Distribution (POD) sites. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in your community and help the state in an important way.
There will be paid training and orientation prior to starting work.
- Minimum BA.BS degree.
- 2 years experience working as a behavioral health counselor, mental health counselor, developmental disability counselor, congregate care facility lead counselor or other similar experience.
- Comprehensive knowledge and skills in Psychological First Aid and Disaster Mental Health.
- Excellent verbal communication skills.
- Excellent public interaction skills.
We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital or familial status, age, physical or mental disability, perceived disability, citizenship status, service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Applications from members of minority groups and women are encouraged.