formerly St. Joseph Orphanage (855) 577-PATH (7284)

Career Growth

Start Your Career on a NewPath

We strive for all our employees to feel supported, invested in, and have opportunities for career growth, meaningful work, and to make an impact.

As you enter the job market, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the multitude of businesses and career path offerings. NewPath Child & Family Solutions (formerly St. Joseph Orphanage) invests in you and provides opportunities for growth, longevity, flexibility, and empowerment. Start a career that makes a difference!

Recent Changes to Leadership

John Parran

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, John leads our services, strategy, and employee engagement functions, building upon the passion, purpose, and rich history that makes NewPath a great place to work. He believes “people are at the heart of everything we do.” John continues to serve on various local workforce development and career services committees and is a featured guest speaker for local colleges and business councils. John received his B.A. in Communication from the University of Cincinnati and his M.S. in Executive Leadership and Organizational Change from Northern Kentucky University.

Bernice Gaiter

Senior Director of Quality & Strategy

Bernice is the Senior Director of Quality & Strategy and is responsible for collaborating with the leadership teams to develop advanced and complete agency-wide initiatives. She is a graduate of Gannon University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Bernice is joining the NewPath family from River City Correctional Center and has worked in the field for 19 years. She has learned multiple facets of behavior modification, treatment, auditing, and administration. Bernice is excited to transition into a career focused on shaping children’s behavior patterns and being a part of providing them a brighter future.

Brandy Desenberg

Senior Director of Services

Brandy is the Senior Director of Services for Outpatient Mental Health, Day Programs, and Medical. She is a graduate of Miami University and the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Social Work. She has been with NewPath since 2011 and practicing in the field since 2008. Beginning as a case manager and therapist, Brandy has a passion for ensuring children and families have access to high quality care at the time they need it.

Esther Urick

Senior Director of Services

Esther is the Senior Director of Services for Foster Care, Independent Living, and Residential Interventions. She created the Independent Living Program and oversaw the implementation of several transition-aged youth programs such as the Transition to Independence Process (TIP), Bridges, My First Place, and Journey Housing. Currently, she directs the foster care programs in the Cincinnati and Dayton areas. She is motivated to provide children and young adults not only with safe and secure homes but also to improve their lives and instill them with hope for their futures.

Join the NewPath Family

NewPath is a comprehensive mental health agency helping nearly 5,000 children and families every year. You can make an impact every day through one of our rewarding career opportunities. Working at NewPath provides the opportunity to be a positive role model in a child’s life. Make a difference by helping them understand the importance of healthy decisions and relationships. Become a key person in helping youth and families through some of their most difficult times. Help others to grow and watch them achieve their goals.

Start your career on a newpath

Start on a career path that is both personally and professionally rewarding. We invest in you through financial and personal support. Providing tuition reimbursement, license fee coverage, CEU courses, and signing bonuses. We help you grow toward your career goals by offering a variety of positions at every experience level and a culture that promotes from within. Most importantly, we are here for you. We strive for you to feel supported as you positively impact a child’s life. NewPath provides team building, company celebrations, self-care support, and flexible scheduling. More than a paycheck, a purpose.


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