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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11/21/2022

Fee For Service

Mental Health Service

Bronx

Fee-for-Services Psychotherapist

To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Fee-for-Services Psychotherapist to join its Mental Health Services Department.

  • Title of Position: Fee-for-Services Psychotherapist
  • Position Type: Full Time and Part –Time
  • Pay Range: Based on Experience
  • Location: 37 West 26 See Position

11/17/2022

Full-Time

Youth Development Services

Manhattan

Youth Development Specialist ( YouthStrong)

NAC is currently seeking qualified candidates to work in our grant-funded Court-Involved Youth Mental Health Initiative, called Youth Strong. NAC’s Youth Strong program aims to prevent adolescents from becoming involved in the juvenile justice system by providing clinical mental health screenings and assessments, adolescent discussion groups, parenting skills groups, and programming support services. Applicants must be strength-based, cultur...

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Full-Time

Preventive Services

Manhattan

Bachelor’s Level Case Planner

To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Case Planner to join its Special Medical Prevention Program.

Our Prevention program delivers a range of clinical, case management, and supportive services to families who are child-welfare involved and caring for children diagnosed with chronic or complex medical conditions.  The goal is for families to remain intact while ensuring caregiv...

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11/09/2022

Full-Time

Family Support Services

Manhattan

Master’s-Level Case Planner, Specialized Family Foster Care

To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Master’s-Level Case Planner, Specialized Family Foster Care to join its Specialized Family Foster Care ProgramThe foster care staff promote the safety, permanency and well-being of children in foster care.

  • Title: Master’s-Level Case Planner, Specialized Family Foster Care
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10/31/2022

Full-Time

Office Services

Manhattan

Full-Time Office Assistant

To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Full-Time Office Assistant to join its Office Management Department.

  • Title:                                 Office Assistant (Full Time – 35hrs/week)
  • FLSA Status:                Non-exempt See Position

10/26/2022

Full-Time

Family Support Services

Bronx

Full-Time Family Support Specialist

To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Family Support Specialist to join its Family Support Service Department.

The Family Support Specialist supports the agency by helping to manage infants to adolescents that are participating in all program related activities. Additional responsibilities include supervising family visits in the Foster Care Program; and supportin...

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10/19/2022

Full-Time

A31 Mental Health Clinic

Manhattan

A31 Mental Health Program Performance Associate

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 Mental Health Program Performance Associate See Position

10/11/2022

Full-Time

Preventive Services

Bronx

Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor

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 Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Coun...

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09/29/2022

Full-Time

Foster Care

Manhattan

Behavior 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 a Behavior Specialist to join its Enhanced Fa...

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09/19/2022

Full-Time

Education Department

Manhattan

Education Specialist – High School and Post-Secondary

As such, NAC is looking for a creative problem solver to join a fun, hardworking team as an Education Specialist for High School and Post-Secondary clients who will support NAC families in their participation in wide-ranging school/schooling related matters and in community-support opportunities.

Additionally, the Education Specialist will assist in the ...

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Full-Time

Education Department

Manhattan

Education Program Liaison

As such, NAC is looking for a creative solutions person to join a fun, hardworking team as an Education Program Liaison. NAC’s Education Program Liaison position is multi-faceted position featuring a range of direct support and administrative responsibilities, as well as specific program development demands. This position will involve considerable intra- and inter-office coordination and the development of external-fa...

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09/12/2022

Full-Time

Foster Care

Manhattan

Parent Advocate

To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Parent Advocate to join its Foster Care Adoption.  

This position will ensure that birth parents have an adequate voice for their concerns regarding their children in the foster care system, and that they will navigate the foster care system as effectively and efficiently as possible.  The Parent Advocate (PA) is expected to collaborate with the Foster C...

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08/29/2022

Full-Time

Preventive Services

Manhattan

LMSW / LCSW Social Work Supervisor

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 LMSW / LCSW Social Work Supervisor See Position

08/18/2022

Full-Time

Mental Health Service

Bronx

Full-Time Music Therapist Psychotherapist

To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Music Therapist to join its Mental Health Clinic.  

  • Title of Position: Full-Time Music Therapist
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location:37 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10010
  • Department:Mental Health Clinic

Description of Responsibilities:...

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Full-Time

Development

Manhattan

Senior Grant Writer

NAC is seeking a Senior Grant Writer to join its growing Development Department. The selected candidate will report to the Director of Institutional Giving. They will write proposals for new and existing programs as well as grants reports. They will also research and track funders and potential funders.

  • Title of Position: Senior Grant Writer
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Department: Development

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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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07/28/2022

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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Full-Time

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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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

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