Employment Opportunities

"At first it's your job. Soon, it becomes your passion."

Do you want to make a difference in the life of children and families? Are you ready to Protect the Promise? Then Elmcrest Children’s Center wants you!

We know that working with children is rewarding but difficult. We also know that working with children who are socially, emotionally or physically disadvantaged is even more difficult, but necessary. Elmcrest is always looking for honest, career-driven individuals who are willing to learn and dedicated to protecting the promise of children and families…every day. We are in the business of developing meaningful relationships in a teaching and learning environment that will enable each child regardless of age, gender, or circumstance to reach their optimum potential, point toward a productive future, and contribute to the success of their community. If you are up for the challenge, then Elmcrest wants to talk to you! Our comprehensive benefits package includes a competitive salary, 401k, medical, vision and dental benefits, life insurance and a relocation package when applicable.


Employee Spotlight

Andrew Straughter

Program Supervisor, Cottage 3
Onondaga Community Collage - Human Services
Hire Date: 02/16/2016

Andrew Straughter, Program Supervisor of Cottage 3, has done an outstanding job in developing his program. He continues to coach and teach the Shift Supervisors and YDP’s of the program. He builds positive relationships with both children and staff. Andrew continuously goes above and beyond. He develops unique incentive plans so youth can see success. He puts in the extra work to ensure everyone in Cottage 3 feels supported. This includes not only effective communication between him and the staff, but also between families and counties. Andrew is a team player and is always willing to help anyone in need.

His hobbies include: Coaching, cooking, clothes shopping, and most of all watching his teenage son grow into a young man.