Job Opportunities at CAPE

Coalition Coordinator


JOB TYPE:      PART-TIME (17-21 HOURS PER WEEK)                          

PAY RANGE:   BASED ON EXPERIENCE                          

The Coalition Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day management of program goals, objectives, and activities of the Coalition, in Northern Dutchess County. The Coalition Coordinator will work collaboratively with the coalition, to maximize participation and accomplishments. In addition to coordinating strategies, coalition initiatives, and meetings, this individual will be responsible for:

• Recording and maintaining minutes and all other documentation of meetings and activities
• Guide and engage key community stakeholders, service providers, youth, families, schools, local businesses, law enforcement, and other sectors to build support and strengthen the community coalition throughout Northern Dutchess
• Staffing committee meetings
• Representing the coalition at local, county, and state meetings
• Providing logistic support for trainings, surveys, and all meetings for coalition strategies
• Coordinating the implementation and delivery of all required documents, program surveys, and other required materials as deemed necessary
• Engage youth in the work of the coalition
• This individual will be required to attend meetings as necessary, and all other required duties in achieving and maintaining a successful coalition
• Reporting on government websites regarding coalition objectives

Qualifications for position – Bachelors in social science, social work, public health, or other human services or equivalent experience. Master’s Degree preferred. Prior experience in the field of addiction and/or prevention is encouraged.

Skills and knowledge required – Exceptional organizational, oral ad written communication skills, aptitude with websites, social media, computer applications (Microsoft Office/Outlook, Google Drive/Calendar), and virtual platforms (Zoom, TEAMS, WebEx) ability to work with diverse groups of people.

Amount of travel and any other special conditions or requirements – Possible travel of 2-4 weeks per year. A valid driver’s license, background check, proof of vaccination, and daily access to a vehicle are required.

If interested, send a cover letter, resume, and desired salary to

School-Based Counselor (multiple positions available)


JOB STATUS:     SALARIED/EXEMPT                           

JOB TYPE:     FULL-TIME & PART-TIME                          

SCHEDULE:     MONDAY TO FRIDAY                          

LOCATION:     1-2 SCHOOLS IN DUTCHESS COUNTY                          

PAY RANGE:     $49,500 – $57,000                           

Our agency has openings for full and part-time MSWs and MHCs to provide individual and group counseling as well as other substance use prevention, mental health, and wellness education/activities to adolescents in Dutchess County middle and high schools. Must have a car, experience working with adolescents, a completed degree, and course work eligible for NYS LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, or equivalent license.

***Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required.***


  • Health Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time
  • Clinical Supervision & Training
  • 17 paid holidays

If interested, send a cover letter, resume, and references to

Our CAPE employees work hard to make a difference in our community.

Our staff supports the prevention of, as well as recovery from, substance use disorder (addiction). Through our programs and services, they provide educational presentations to local youth and adults, counseling services to students in local school districts, and free recovery services to anyone looking for help.
If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to for future consideration, along with a cover letter indicating what type of position you are looking for.
The Council on Addiction Prevention and Education of Dutchess County, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran/disability status.
Our agency offers grant-funded positions with competitive salaries and benefits (including paid time off, paid holidays, mileage reimbursement, etc).

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