Applicants may find available positions and job descriptions below from the participating organizations. Candidates are encouraged to apply.

 Applicants are encouraged to send resumes to the participating organizations of their choosing. You will find instructions on how to do so in each toggle.

When emailing the organization of your choosing, select a preferred meeting time (10-12 PM, 1-3 PM or 6-8 PM ) where you can interview with the organization for 15 minutes. Once the applicant and the interviewer have come to an agreed-upon time, you must register for your designated Zoom time slot here.
Families Together in New York State

Families Together in New York State is a family-run organization that represents families of children with social, emotional, behavioral and cross-systems challenges. Our goal is to ensure that ALL children and youth have the support they need in order to succeed. We represent thousands of families from across the state whose children have been involved in many systems including mental health, substance abuse, special education, juvenile justice, and foster care. Our board and staff are made up primarily of family members and youth who have been involved in these systems.


Families Together is seeking a full-time Family Peer Engagement Advocate in Erie County, New York. 

Family Peer Engagement Advocate

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to to be considered.

Youth Power

Join the Families Together team! Regional Youth Partner positions available:

There are openings at Families Together in NYS, Inc., Youth Power, which is the statewide network of young people who have been labeled and are seeking change. Through peer-to-peer mentoring, we empower young people to be active citizens that are aware of government operations, their rights, and the ability to use their voices to influence policies, practices, regulations, and laws.

Western RYP job description and application instructions

Applicants must send a resume with a formal cover letter to in order to be considered.


Hillside is HIRING! We offer employment with a career path as the largest, and most diversified provider of services for children and families in the country celebrating 185 Years! Please join our team to provide an ever-expanding range of child welfare, education, juvenile justice, developmental disabilities, and mental health services to children and families throughout Central and Western New York, as well as in Prince Georges County, MD.

We provide Family and Youth Peer services in multiple programs both residential and community based in the following counties: Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, Wyoming, Chautauqua Cattaraugus, Allegany, Steuben, Monroe, Wayne, Onondaga , Oswego, Cayuga, Madison, Cortland, Broome and Chenango.

We are looking to hire Part-time and Full-time positions:

Youth Peer Advocate Job Description

Family Peer Advocate Job Description

Supervisor-Family Advocate

Send your Resumes to or call with questions to (716)220-6906. 

‘Hillside hiring for wide range of positions’ (Watch Fox Rochester story here)


Providing extraordinary supports and services to people with developmental disabilities and behavioral health concerns since the 1950s in the tradition of Intandem

Family Peer Advocate

Behavioral Health Professional

Licensed Practitioner

Behavioral Health Services Supervisor

Send your Resumes to and direct any questions to (716) 375-4747 *1620

For more information on the the organization, head to

New Directions

New Directions is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency with a heritage going back more 130 years. Our mission is to foster resilient, self-reliant families and permanence for at-risk children in the shortest time possible, by promoting safe, respectful, responsible, and goal-directed behavior. We do this through our dedicated, caring staff and by employing our treatment philosophy of Normative Culture. 

New Directions has been providing Family Peer Support Services in Niagara County for over 20 years. We have recently expanded to all 8 counties of WNY (Niagara, Erie, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua) 

Family Peer Support Specialist Job Description

Resumes should be sent to 


AspireHope NY, Inc. is a Peer Run, Youth-Driven, Independent Family Support organization with more than 50% Peers on the Board of Directors. The Administration, Family Peer Advocates and Youth Peer Advocates are also Peers.  Our Mission is to engage individutals, families and communities in improving their own mental and physical health through services led and supported by peers who have been through relevant experiences. Although our business office is in Steuben County, we serve multiple counties in the Finger lakes region.

Counties:  Wayne, Ontario, Seneca, Yates, Schuyler, Steuben, Chemung, Tioga, Allegany counties.

Family Peer Advocate

Family Support and Training Peer Advocate

Education Support Specialist

Employment Specialist

Community Transitional Peer Partner

Peer Support Specialist

Regional Support Peer Partner

Regional Team Peer Partner

Youth Peer Advocate

Family Engagement Specialist

Family Engagement Specialist for Yates County

Resumes should be sent to and any questions can be directed to 607-776-2164

For more information about the organization, visit


Through the power of supportive friendships, Compeer serves as a bridge to enhanced wellness and community integration for those with social and emotional barriers.

We envision a day when all communities embrace individuals and their families living with mental health challenges; when prevention begins early with children and their families; when living, learning, working and volunteering in the community is given expression through the social inclusion of all individuals and supported by the power of friendship and hope.

All inquiries and resumes can be directed to:

Josh Higgins, Program Manager of Youth and Family Services
Tel: (585) 546-8280 ext: 217
Fax: (585) 325-2558

Family Peer Mentor Job Description

Participating Agencies