Transitional Services, Inc.
Transitional Services, Inc.
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TSI, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a wide variety of staff positions, including part-time and full-time. We pride ourselves on our high standards, and there is ample opportunity for promotion from entry-level positions. All direct-care jobs require a valid and clean New York State driver’s license. Benefits for full-time staff are generous. Extensive training is provided. All positions with substantial unsupervised contact with consumers require several background checks.


Counselor I is a full-time (35 hours per week) position, meeting with residents (with a behavioral health diagnosis) in their apartments in the community. Teach daily living skills, coordinate care, and assist residents with achieving their greatest independence. A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Social Work PLUS one year of paid behavioral health experience; car and clean driving record, and background checks required. $26.00 per hour.


Resident Counselor (RC) is a full-time (40 hours) or part-time (16-20 hours) position, teaching daily living skills to residents, including how to cook, manage personal hygiene, socialize effectively, medicate as prescribed, budget finances, access the community, etc. Hours are typically second shift (4 p.m. to midnight, and/or weekends), but there may be flexibility in hours. Please include your availability, if limited, when applying. A Bachelor’s degree (or junior or senior standing) in a Human Services field (e.g. Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Education); A Bachelor’s degree in any field plus two years of paid experience in health or human services; CASAC; An Associate’s degree in Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counseling or Human Services plus one year of paid experience in health or human services; or a high school degree plus 3 years of paid health or human services experience required. Valid driver’s license and background checks (with drug test) required. $20.50 per hour. Please specify if interested in full or part time.


Awake Overnight Counselor is a full-time (40 hours) or part-time (16-20 hours) position, providing coverage and support generally from midnight to 8 a.m. (The part-time position may have some daytime hours, depending on the site). The AOC is available to manage any emergencies, count and supervise medications, assist in unit upkeep and organization, and file paperwork. Minimum qualifications include a high school degree, plus 3 years of paid experience in health or human services or current matriculation in a human services degree program. Background checks (with drug test) required. $20.50 per hour. Please specify full or part time.



  • Generous paid vacation time off
  • Paid sick time off  
  • Healthcare: monthly allowance covers up to 100% of premiums
  • Dental rider available
  • Vision rider available
  • Cancer insurance rider available 
  • 403(b) Thrift Plan 
  • Tax-deferred annuity plan available 
  • Medical care and child care reimbursement account options  

And more importantly...TSI is dedicated to recovery and improving lives. You could be a part of that. To apply for a position, please email (preferred); fax (716) 877-6445; or mail your resume and cover letter to 389 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY  14222. Additional questions? Call HR: (716) 819-1769 Collette Graham, MA, CRC, PHR Human Resources Manager or email