The Arc of Chemung
  • Canandaigua, NY, USA
  • Full Time


This START Coordinator is based in the Finger Lakes region of NY, in proximity to START hub located in southern Ontario County area.    The START Coordinator develops cross systems plans and provide outreach, consultation and crisis supports.




            Masters Degree in Social Work or Human Services preferred or graduate student with anticipated completion.  

            Experience with developing support plans (programs) for individuals with challenging behaviors and/or mental

               health needs.

  • Must be certified as a START Coordinator by the Center for START Services within one year of beginning work as

START Coordinator Team Leader.




  1. Maintains linkages and relationships with community partners.
  2. Ensures the coordination of support meetings and crisis plans for individuals supported through START.
  3. Share on-call responsibilities to ensure 24/7 response to crisis situations within one hour of call telephonically, and within 2 hours of call face to face, whenever possible.
  4. Participate in recurring meetings with START Leadership, clinical team and respite program.
  5. Develops cross-systems crisis plans, completes intakes/assessments, intervention and outcomes and all other applicable documentation of services provided.
  6. Maintains active full - time caseload.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned by the START Coordinator Team Leader.




  1. Must be able to tolerate the stresses associated with multiple, simultaneous demands
  2. Regularly required to talk, hear, stand, sit, walk and frequently required to use hand and fingers
  3. Required to travel (75%)
  4. Safely operate a motor vehicle and be able to obtain a license therefore
  5. Lifting:  May occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds


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