Jewish Family Service of Buffalo & Erie
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

4+ weeks of PTO, 13 Holidays, Generous Health Insurance (BCBS) plan, 401k, Life Insurance and LTD

JFS is seeking an innovative Mental Health Therapist to join our OMH licensed outpatient clinic providing culturally responsive care throughout our community.

  • Are you passionate about assisting clients to overcome the challenges of everyday life?
  • Can you work effectively with people of diverse cultures, ages, and economic backgrounds?
  • Does your toolkit include evidence-based, trauma-focused, and systemic interventions utilized to provide therapy to individuals diagnosed with a broad range of psychiatric disorders?
  • Are you licensed as an LMSW, LMHC, LCSW or LCSW-R?

If so, you may be perfect for this position. At JFS, our services are guided by the essential connection between mental well-being, physical wellness, and positive self-worth.


Your rewarding career as a Mental Health Therapist is founded upon providing the tools necessary for our clients to develop a strong sense of self, emotional strength, healthy relationships, and good communication skills. With the opportunity to provide both clinic and community-based services, you will truly meet clients where they are and have a profound impact on clients' progress towards achieving their goals.


  • Master's degree and NYS licensure in mental health counseling, social work, or a related field
  • Experience utilizing evidence-based therapeutic techniques
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency and ability to effectively utilize electronic medical record systems


For more than 150 years, our agency has been committed to providing high-quality health and social services to all in need in the interest of helping to "repair the world." Our broad range of services is available to all individuals regardless of religious affiliation, ethnicity, race, culture, or gender. In every service area offered at JFS, we focus on client-directed treatment of the whole self.

We rely on our top-notch clinical team to help those we serve find greater happiness and peace in their lives. This is why, in addition to offering competitive compensation and truly exceptional benefits, we are committed to providing a work environment that encourages the sharing of ideas and empowering of our employees.


This position offers a competitive salary (dependent on your licensure) and great benefits including 4+ weeks of accrued Paid Time Off plus 13 holidays, excellent health insurance options, a 401k plan, life insurance and more! This position requires evidence of having received the COVID vaccination and requires an OMH background check, reliable vehicle, a clean NYS driver's license and required liability insurance levels of 100/300K.

Our administrative offices are conveniently located off of Delaware Avenue with free parking. We are open Monday - Friday; and are closed weekends and all major holidays to allow our staff to enjoy a family-work life balance. If you are a counselor seeking a rewarding career where you can make a difference in people's lives, apply today at We look forward to meeting you!

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