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Upstate Cerebral Palsy is the premier provider of direct-care services and programs in Central New York for individuals of all abilities and their families.

We provide innovative programs and services that support individuals of all abilities. We create everyday miracles, one opportunity, and one person at a time.

We provide care and support to more than 15,000 children and adults annually. With over 80 locations throughout Central New York, we employ medical, clinical, and therapeutic personnel, teachers, social service staff, maintenance, clerical, and general support staff.


Our goal is theirs. We help individuals of all abilities reach their fullest potential through achieving independence, self-worth, and personal goals.

From experiencing an individual’s first words, first steps, and first milestone, to helping implement a change on a daily basis, we are an agency of extraordinary success stories. Our staff experiences the rewarding impact that they create each and every day.

We hire professional, passionate, empathetic individuals with a track record of success and great leadership potential. This includes professionals at all stages of their career, from high school to college graduates, to mid and senior-level professionals looking to make a difference in the lives of others. Our team members come from all backgrounds with a wide array of talents and interests, all with a common goal of helping children and adults reach their fullest potential.

Interested in making a difference in the lives of others?

Opportunities that Celebrate Inspiration Creators and Miracle Makers

Positions are available across Central New York, including Oneida, Herkimer, Lewis, and Madison Counties.

Our open positions include:

Empowerment through
Exceptional Opportunities

Upstate Cerebral Palsy creates exceptional opportunities, not only for the individuals we serve but for our staff of Miracle Makers as well!

We offer a variety of benefits to both full-time and part-time employees who meet our eligibility requirements.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, which includes:


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Why Work at Upstate Cerebral Palsy?

Hear from our staff of Miracle Makers on how having a career at Upstate Cerebral Palsy has shaped their lives.

Caitlin Mahone - Speech and Language Pathologist
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Caitlin Mahoney | Speech Language Pathologist
Danielle Converse - Behavior Specialist Assistant
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Danielle Converse | Behavior Specialist Assistant
Erika DiNatale - ABA Teacher
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Erika DiNatale | ABA Teacher
Dr. Erik Jacobson - Chief Psychologist
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Dr. Erik Jacobson | Chief Psychologist
Dr. Mara Vanderzell - Senior BCBA
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Dr. Mara Vanderzell | Senior BCBA
Mary Ellen Terpstra - Physical Therapist
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Mary Ellen Terpstra | Physical Therapist
Nicole Kekis - Physical Therapist
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Nicole Kekis | Physical Therapist
Patti Carey - School Age Services
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Patti Carey | School Age Services
Trcia Kantor - Special Education
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Tricia Kantor | Special Education Teacher
Paul Stern - Director Children's Residential Services
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Paul Stern | Director, Children's Residential Services