Working at BFL is a rewarding experience. To apply for a position at one of our four programs and join our award winning team, follow the links below to our online application process.

Aeilushi Mistry, BFL Organizational Development Manager, HR at a recent job fair

 Staff Spotlight


Caelan Manning, a case manager at Barrier Free Living’s Secret Garden program,is one of three IRCares Scholarship Grant award winners for 2016.

The IRCares Scholarship Grant is an award of $1,000 in unrestricted funds. Three winners are chosen, based on a nomination for the award by another employee from his/her organization. This Grant is designed to recognize the hard work and dedication of direct care and/or support-level workers in nonprofit organizations. The Grant can be collected for personal use for continuing education, personal development, equipment, etc.

The other 2016 winners are: Kristin Hoige of Central New York Services, Inc., and  Michelle Bartlett of Transitional Living Services of Northern New York.

Read our interview (Music & Mission, on the Our Stories page, scroll down) with Caelan here.



Employment At Barrier Free Living

To apply, click the link below on the job position you are interested as listed under each Program.                      

BFL Apartments:

 ->   Childcare Worker - Bilingual Full Time with benefits package 

 ->  Resident Aide *

              *Part Time: Saturdays, Sundays, all holidays

                Shift Hours 12:00 AM to 8:00 AM shifts and 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM

               *Per Diem: All shifts weekdays and weekends and all holidays

Freedom House Program:

->  Resident Aide *

        *Per Diem for all shifts weekdays and weekends and all holidays.
        *Part Time:Saturday, Sunday, all holidays for 8:00 AM to 4 PM shift  and 4:00 PM to 12:00 PM                                                

->  Childcare Worker- Full Time with benefit package and Per Diem

-> Maintenance Worker  Per Diem

 Transitional Housing

-> Resident Wellness Coordinator  - Full Time with benefit package 

->  Security 

       *Full Time with benefit package 

       *Per Diem (on call) for all three shifts - weekdays and weekends and all holidays

-> Shift Supervisor

           *Per Diem (on call) for all three shifts - weekdays and weekends and all holidays

BFL provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants, with employment based solely upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, or citizenship status, marital status, creed, genetic disposition or carrier status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

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