Careers at CCRN


  The employees at CCRN value integrity, reliability, collaboration, excellence, and community. We are self-described as a family-friendly culture. If you would like to work in an environment of passionate individuals dedicated to community child care, our open positions are listed for your information and application.




Legally Exempt Enrollment Specialist


Position Summary: The Legally Exempt Enrollment Specialist is responsible for enrolling, re-enrolling, inspecting and monitoring Legally Exempt child care providers as defined by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.


As a Legally Exempt Enrollment Specialist, You Will:

  •  Act in accordance with the agency’s mission, vision and values
  • Enroll and re-enroll a case load of Legally Exempt child care providers to include processing applications and enrollment updates, conducting background checks, criminal history reviews, Database Checks, and NYS Fingerprinting checks
  • Monitor Legally Exempt child care providers
  • Facilitate Legally Exempt quality improvement projects
  • Conduct trainings for Legally Exempt providers
  • Provide technical assistance and support to potential and enrolled Legally Exempt providers
  • Meet all Legally Exempt contract performance standards
  • Maintain ongoing, professional, and accurate communication with partnering agencies/programs, including but not limited to the Buffalo Regional Office, Local Department of Social Services, New York State Office of Children and Family Services, and USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • Serve as a member of the Child Care Resource Network team and attend meeting and trainings, as required
  • Carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description, in accordance with the agency’s team philosophy


What You’ll Bring to this Position:

  • An Associate’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, or Early Childhood Education related field with two years of direct child care/school-age program experience; or a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Education and/or Childhood Education or related field and one year or experience; or minimum three years office experience
  • Experience efficiently organizing and managing a wide range of assignments with a thorough attention to detail and follow through
  • Working knowledge of computers and computer software including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent human relation skills and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people including the current predominant linguistic, racial and ethnic populations of Erie County
  • Willingness to regularly travel within Erie County
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Fluent in Spanish or another language that would support servicing our customers a plus

How to apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to







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