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The home with a heart

Do you want to be a part of a team that changes lives?

If you want to work a fulfilling career where you know your presence makes a difference - apply to Awixa, today! Just fill out our application form and become a part of our family.

A career at Awixa offers benefits that you won't find anywhere else. Watch the lives of young girls and boys change before your eyes.

Become a part of the change you wish to see

Apply today and become a part of the Awixa family.


Awixa Home of LI, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization licensed and monitored by New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYS OCFS). Awixa was founded in 2001 to provide children & youth with a safe, nurturing and home-like environment where they will be empowered to change the world with their own two hands.


The primary goal at Awixa is to help our youth reunite with their families, or when there are no families to reunite, to empower our youth to be fully self-sufficient.


Awixa operates two separate nine bed group homes; one for adolescent boys ages 12 years to 21 years old, and one for adolescent girls ages 12 years to 21 years old.


The Group Home Direct Care Counselor will report directly to the Group Home Program Manager. We are looking for a concerned, motivated, and capable individual dedicated to continuing our commitment to providing a supportive, structured environment for our residents. The Direct Care Counselor will provide guidance, teach life skills and empower our youth to lead productive lives.


Awixa offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Join our team today!



Now hiring Direct Care Counselors

Education: Bachelors Degree


Experience Preferred


Valid NYS Drivers license with a clean record required



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