Employment Opportunities

The Learning Disabilities Association of Central New York is looking to hire a new full-time LIFE Counselor. The LIFE Counselor will provide support to Community Habilitation participants in the areas of organization and independent living skills including community integration, cooking, cleaning and exercising.The successful candidate will offer patience and structure 35-40 hours a week, Monday-Friday.Qualifications include:

  • Willing to transport participants in Onondaga County in own vehicle, must possess a clean NYS driver’s license.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • High School diploma required, associate degree or higher preferred.
  • Relevant experience in OPWDD field.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, early evening and weekend hours needed.

Qualified applicants must pass all OPWDD background checks including fingerprinting and driving record.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.28 /hour

Required experience:

  • OPWDD: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • valid driver’s license

To apply, please send your resume to hr@LDACNY.org



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Thanks for thinking of LDACNY. We’re always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help out with our mission!

Our volunteer process is simple. Tell us what you want to do, how much time you can commit to it, and someone will contact you to set up some time to talk.

  • Events (Lead-up & Day of Management)
  • Community Engagement (Generating interest in LDACNY & sparking new ideas)
  • Administrative (Mailings, Newsletters & Office Help)
  • Philanthropy (FUNDRAISING in all kinds of ways—events, campaigns & partnerships!)
  • Special Interest (PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY, signage, whatever else may come up)

Contact Us and someone will get back to you shortly to schedule some time to talk!

We’re also happy to accommodate school groups, church groups, youth programs and corporations looking to fulfill community service requirements. Please have your representative contact LDACNY@LDACNY.org to schedule a time to discuss your group’s needs!