NAC has played an instrumental part of my growth as a social worker. My purpose is to uplift, inspire, and instill hope. NAC allows me to put these values into action to create positive change.

- Samantha Callaghan, LMSW Director of Family Permanency Center

I’ve been working at NAC for 21 years! I’m proud to be making a difference. I've seen clients gain confidence, find their voice and develop their creative expression, first in the therapy space, and then excel and grow in other aspects of their lives.

- Linda Peck, Director, Creative Arts and Alternative Therapies

I am so lucky to work alongside an amazing, supportive, and committed team who help me each day in this work. You are never alone here at NAC. My colleagues have become like family!

- Muriel Vancol, LSW Assistant Director, Intake and Foster Parent Support

NAC is special. We have an ethos of caring, inclusivity, and non-judgment. It is beyond our mandate, it is our mission.

- David Shichman, LMSW Director of Resources, Advocacy & Homelessness Prevention

Work at NAC

Our dedicated and caring staff is the heart of our award-winning work at NAC.

It is their unique expertise and commitment to our mission that allows us to achieve extraordinary outcomes and set the highest standard of care for children with complex medical needs. In addition to competitive salaries and excellent benefits, NAC offers a client and employee-centered culture with meaningful opportunities for professional advancement and in-service training.

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08/12/2022

Full-Time

Office Services

Manhattan

Director of Office Services

NAC is opening a new, 65,000 square foot state-of –the-art office in midtown Manhattan in early 2023.To assist in achieving this broad mission, NAC is currently seeking a Director of Office Services.  

The Facilities and Office Services department ensures a safe, efficient and appropriate environment for employees, clients and visitors. The department is responsible for providing major suppor...

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Full-Time

Office Services

Manhattan

Senior Director of Facilities and Office Services

NAC is opening a new, 65,000 square foot state-of –the-art office in midtown Manhattan in early 2023.To assist in achieving this broad mission, NAC is currently seeking a Senior Director of Facilities and Office Services.  

 The Facilities and Office Services department ensures a safe, efficient and appropriate environment for employees, clients and visitors. The department ...

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08/10/2022

Full-Time

Mental Health Service

Manhattan

Licensed Psychologist

NAC operates an on-site Comprehensive Healthcare Center that includes Article 31 and Article 28 clinics and delivers a range of integrated, interdisciplinary medical and mental health services.

The licensed psychologist is incorporated into the psychology department of NAC’s Mental Health department. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Licensed Psychologist<...

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Full-Time

Preventive Services

Manhattan

Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor- Queens

NAC is currently seeking a Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor- QUEENS to join its Special Medical Prevention Program to serve families primarily in Queens and Brooklyn.

Our Prevention program delivers a range of clinical, case management, and supportive services to families who are child-welfare involved and caring for children ...

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08/04/2022

Full-Time

Mental Health Service

Manhattan

Full-Time Psychotherapist

 To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Full-Time Psychotherapist to join its Mental Health Clinic.  

Delivers mental health treatment services in Article 31 Mental Health Clinic Program located within New Alternatives for Children (NAC), a highly regarded child welfare agency serving children who are medically complex and/or have developmental disabilities and...

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Full-Time

Preventive Services

Manhattan

Case Planner, Special Medical Preventive

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, chronic illnesses, and disabilities throughout the five boroughs.  To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Case Planner to join its Special Medical Prevention Program.

Our Prevention program del...

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07/29/2022

Full-Time

Mental Health Service

Full-Time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Under the direction of the Director and in collaboration with the psychiatrist, provides psychiatric care to children, adolescents, and adults. This is a full/part-time position. Successful candidates will have specialty training in psychiatry and have expertise in addressing the mental health/psychiatric needs of a diverse population. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

07/28/2022

Full-Time

Foster Care

Manhattan

Family Team Conference (FTC) Facilitator/Coordinator

NAC is currently seeking a Family Team Conference (FTC) Facilitator/Coordinator who can provide clinical and administrative oversight of the FTC services for NAC’s Foster Care Program, supervision of FTC Facilitators and liaison with ACS concerning Family Team Conferencing. The ideal candidate must be strength-based, possess excellent organizational and management skills along with flexibility and ability to work under p...

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Full-Time

Champions for Children’s Health

Bronx

Bilingual Care Manager

The Children’s Health Home Program is a NYS initiative that serves children on Medicaid (up to age 21) with complex medical and/or behavioral conditions, and provides coordinated care management services to improve their care and reduce costs. This is done primarily through the work of a Care Manager who is responsible for ensuring the overall provision and coordination of services to children in an assigned caseload, working in collaboratio...

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Full-Time

Champions for Children’s Health

Manhattan

Care Manager

To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Care Manager to join its Champions for Children’s Health Department.

The Champions for Children’s Health Department is a NYS initiative that serves children on Medicaid (up to age 21) with complex medical and/or behavioral conditions, and provides coordinated care management services to improve their care and reduce costs. This is done p...

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Healthy@Home Program

Bronx

Bilingual Bronx Social Worker

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Bi-lingual Social Worker position in the agency’s Healthy @ Home Program at our Bronx satellite office located at 1775 Grand Concourse. The Healthy @ Home Program is a comprehensive and multifaceted program that is designed to improve access to health, mental health and social services to families carin...

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Full-Time

Foster Care

Manhattan

Specialized Family Foster Care Social Worker/ Mental Health Counselor

NAC is currently seeking a Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor to join its Specialized Family Foster Care Program.

·      Title: Specialized Family Foster Care Social Worker/ Mental Health Counselor 

·      Position Type: Full-time

·      Location: 37 W 26th St., 7th Floor | New York, NY 10010

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Full-Time

Education Department

Manhattan

Futures Coach and Education Program Liaison

NAC is looking for a Coach and creative problem solver to join a fun, hardworking “NAC Futures” team. The NAC Futures program is designed to provide foster youth access to long-term support by way of robust academic guidance, career development, and independent living skills. The NAC Futures program seeks to increase graduation rates and post-secondary enrollment, preventing system(s) involvement, and helping young people get on a pathway ...

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06/22/2022

Full-Time

Office Services

Manhattan

Inventory and Donation Specialist

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, chronic illnesses, and disabilities throughout the five boroughs.  To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking an Inventory and Donation Specialist to join its Office Se...

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06/16/2022

Per Diem

Peter Haje Center for Autism

Per-Diem Behavior Technician (ABA Therapist)

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Behavior Technician (ABA Therapist) to join its Peter H...

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06/01/2022

Full-Time

Family Support Services

Manhattan

Autism Family Support Specialist

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award winning child welfare, health and social service agency in NYC with 35 years of experience in serving children with special needs and their families.

The Autism Family Support Specialist supports the agency by helping to manage youngsters with challenging behaviors participating in all program related activities; supervising family visits in the Foster Care Program, specifically visi...

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Full-Time

Foster Care

Manhattan

Master Level Case Planner

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, chronic illnesses, and disabilities throughout the five boroughs.  To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Master’s-Level Case Planner, Specialized Family Foster Care t...

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05/23/2022

Full-Time

Preventive Services

Bronx

Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor

New Alternatives for Children (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, chronic illnesses, and disabilities throughout the five boroughs.

The Prevention Program is designed to deliver a range of clinical, case management and supportive services, with the goal of helping families remain in...

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06/14/2021

Per Diem

Other

Manhattan

Per-Diem Service Provider

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Per Diem Service Provider to join its CFTSS (Child and ...

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

New Alternatives for Children was founded on the principle of inclusion. We strive to create and maintain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace at all levels. It is not enough to serve; we must join in the movement to dismantle oppressive policies and practices that make our service necessary in the first place.

Learn more about DEI efforts at NAC