The Right Career Choice

G.A. Family Services may be the right career choice for you. We are a multi-faceted organization serving the Western New York area.

At the Jamestown campus on Falconer Street, we provide a residential treatment center and learning center for youth with special needs. We have offices in Jamestown, West Seneca and Holland for our Therapeutic Foster Care Program.

We have many exciting career opportunities throughout our various divisions. We offer a competitive wage structure and excellent benefit package.

Job Opportunities at G.A.

Whatever your area of expertise, we have an opportunity for you! If diversification and challenges are not currently a part of your job description, come and check out the opportunities available at Lutheran! We are proud of our employees and are pleased to make positions available for exceptional people in the areas listed on the right (general applications also accepted).

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Lutheran Human Resources is located in the "D" building which runs along Aldren Avenue.  Enter the campus on Aldren Avenue from Falconer Street. Pass through the stop sign and you'll see the circular drive for Hultquist Place Assisted Living on the left. Drive around the circle and you will see a single door with a green awning on your right.  When you enter under the awning, follow the signs to Human Resources. We look forward to meeting you!

  • School Social Worker

    Purpose of this position:

    This position provides supportive therapy to youth in both individual and group formats who are experiencing problems in school, home or community adjustments . Provides support to the family through home visits and community linkages.



    Masters Degree in Social Work, valid NYS driver’s license, experience in working with at-risk.

  • Teacher – Grades 7-12

    Generalist Certification

    Purpose of this position:

    Teaching special education youth who are CSE classified as learning disabled or educationally, emotionally disabled in a residential setting.



    Must be certified: Generalists in Middle Childhood Education Grades 7-12.  Special Education Certification additionally preferred.

  • Clinical Director of

    Residential Treatment

    Purpose of this position:

    Oversees the clinical operations and quality of the Residential Treatment Center, supporting both current activities and projected growth.



    • NYS LCSW
    • Progressive clinical experience in a range of residential, therapeutic & experiential learning and community-based treatment environments including 3-5 years senior clinical management experience.
    • Valid drivers’ license with reliable transportation.
    • In addition, the Clinical Director must have:
    • Demonstrated experience serving as a clinical leader who is passionate about collaborating with young people, their families, communities and staff to develop and implement evidence-based, recovery-oriented, and strengths based systems of care.
    • The ability to successfully interact with a wide range of stakeholders (e.g., board members, community members, funders, legislators, clients, staff).
    • The ability to manage and prioritize multiple competing demands, with demonstrated skills in conflict resolution.
    • A demonstrated strong clinical sense within the community health and human services context. Must be comfortable as a roll-up-your-sleeves problem-solver and leader.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Knowledge of and experience implementing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), as well as experience with Suicide Prevention/Intervention Strategies.
  • Director of

    Community Based Services

    Purpose of this position:

    To provide managerial oversight to all aspects of the foster care program, Pathways and Regional Permanency Center (RPC). This includes the supervision of the Program Managers, Assistant Director of Community Based Services and the staff of Foster Care, RPC and Pathways.  Oversight to ensure the program is meeting its established objectives of providing quality care and services to our children, youth and families while also ensuring compliance with State, County regulations and budgetary outcomes.



    MSW with two (2) years’ experience in Social Service Field.  At least 2 years’ experience in a supervisory role.  Must possess valid drivers’ license.

  • Child Care Counselor

    GA Family Services is looking for individuals who exhibit the following strengths for our Child Care Counselor (CCC) position:

    • Hard-working

    • Committed to helping youth and families

    • Team Player


    Counselors are considered the primary care­givers for our youth. Counselors receive ongoing training in areas such as Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), First Aid and CPR, HIPAA and Confidentiality, Medication Administration, Emergency and Evacuation Procedures, and effective customer service.


    Our staff provides a safe predictable environment through regularly scheduled individual and group counseling sessions focused on developing appropriate coping skills, building healthy relationships, anger management, sex education, values clarification, self-esteem issues, and substance abuse education. This is created through a daily routine with clear expectations of socially appropriate behavior.


    Direct care openings are available for 4 day/40 hour week.  We offer a competitive starting wage and an excellent benefit package including tuition reimbursement.


    If you want to make a difference and would like to join our outstanding staff, please submit an application.

  • Clinical Supervisor

    Purpose of this position:

    The successful candidate will Provide direct managerial oversight and supervision to the Clinical and Medical Department.



    Licensed: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or a related field with 2-4 years of clinical management experience.  Progressive clinical experience providing treatment to youth with trauma histories in a therapeutic residential setting. As well as experience, developing and conducting groups.  Experience in working in a trauma informed environment.

Job Descriptions

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You may also print off the completed application and fax it to:



You may also print off the completed application and mail it to:

Lutheran Human Resources

715 Falconer Street

Jamestown, NY 14701

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