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Current Openings


Pathfinder Village, a dynamic, open-access residential community for children and adults with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities, is seeking to fill the following positions in accordance with Pathfinder’s mission “that each life may find meaning.”

All positions may be applied for using the online pre-employment form. Applicants should also send Letters of Inquiry and employment histories to hr@pathfindervillage.org. If you choose to send supporting documents through the mail, please address them to Human Resources, Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Road, Edmeston, NY 13335. Pathfinder Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). CLICK JOB TITLE TO GO DIRECTLY TO JOB LISTING:

 

Speech-Language Pathologist

Join a dynamic team in a unique residential setting! Pathfinder Village seeks an enthusiastic, creative, and collaborative speech pathologist to foster effective communication skills in students with a variety of developmental disabilities. The speech pathologist will

  • Evaluate students' communication disorders and make thoughtful recommendations
  • Develop and implement individualized education program (IEP) goals
  • Consult with staff and parents to support each student's communication needs
  • Work collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Assess the efficacy of augmentative communication systems in supporting meaningful interactions and encouraging independence

This position offers a reasonable workload in a beautiful country setting just 16 miles west of Cooperstown. NYS certification as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) required. NYS licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist and ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) preferred.
 

Music and Expressive Arts Specialist

Pathfinder Village is accepting applications for a full-time Music and Expressive Arts Specialist.  Job duties include support of enrichment programming, primarily in music and expressive arts through a person-centered approach.  Hours include some evenings and weekends.

Qualified individuals must possess a BS or BA, preferably in music, a valid NY State driver’s license, and basic writing and computer skills.  Experience in the OPWDD field is preferred but not required.  Pathfinder Village provides staff training from on-site clinicians and consultants specializing in supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 

Direct Support Professionals, (Overnights and Day Shifts):

Pathfinder Village presently has 12-hour Overnight and Day shift openings for Direct Support Professionals. Primary responsibilities include providing direct care and residential guidance/supports for individuals living with intellectual and other disabilities within an open-access community setting. Additional duties involve advocating and supporting informed choices of individuals within the greater community. Strong record keeping skills, local travel, flexibility, and a commitment to ongoing job training are required.

No prior work experience is required. Competitive wages and excellent benefits are offered.
 

Part-Time Counselor

Pathfinder Village in Edmeston, New York is seeking a part-time licensed counselor to provide individual and group counseling to adults with developmental disabilities in a planned community setting. Time requirement is 6 hours during the week, afternoons and evening hours.

Qualifications: Licensed mental health counselor, psychologist, or licensed clinical social worker, and prior experience with the intellectual/Developmental Disability population.

 

Thank you for your interest in employment at Pathfinder Village.  All positions may be applied for using the online pre-employment form. Applicants should also send job histories and Letters of Inquiry to hr@pathfindervillage.org. If you choose to send supporting documents through the mail, please address them to Human Resources, Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Road, Edmeston, NY 13335. Pathfinder Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

“Pathfinder Village helps people find their
way in life to independence, success, and
maturity — all the things you want for your family.”
Marian Mullet | Founder of Pathfinder Village