JOB OPENINGS – NFI VERMONT

June 16, 2015

AWAKE OVERNIGHT COUNSELOR

Group Home

The NFI Group Home is seeking a hardworking, committed and passionate person to join our staff team in the role of a weekend Awake Overnight Counselor.  The Group Home, located in Burlington, is a long-term residential program, which provides intensive treatment services to males and females, ages 13-18. The Awake Overnight Counselor provides safety, supervision and support to the youth during the sleeping hours. The position is 30-hours per week and benefits eligible. Please contact Jenn Heintz at jenniferheintz@nafi.com if you are interested in being considered for this position.  Include your resume and cover letter.


Clinical Case Manager

CBS

The Community Based Services program of NFI, Vermont (South Burlington office) is seeking a Clinical Case Manager for children/youth and families.  The ideal candidate will be strengths based, have experience in community based settings and the field of mental health, and have an understanding of complex trauma and autism spectrum disorders. Responsibilities include treatment planning and service coordination as well as in-home work with children/youth and families. Must have strong communication skills, be attentive to details, and be a strong team player. Previous work with children/youth with a history of trauma or emotional/behavioral challenges desired. Masters in Social Work or Counseling or related field preferred.  Send resume and cover letter to BrandieCarlson@nafi.com  


Clinical Case Manager

St. Albans - DAP

The Diagnostic and Assessment Program of NFI-VT (St. Albans) is seeking candidates to fill the role of clinical case manager. This position will work closely with the DAP team to gather clinical information on children and families and to provide trauma informed treatment throughout a short term assessment.  This position will be responsible for individual community and home based support, administering and scoring assessment measures, scheduling and facilitating treatment team meetings, providing after hours and some weekend clinical consultation. The ideal candidate will have an educational and work history in the field of mental health or social work and will possess strong trauma informed clinical skills. Bachelor level candidates with 3 years of experience in a related field are welcomed to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to tessisimmons@nafi.com .


COMMUNITY SKILLS WORKERS

Brattleboro 

NFI Brattleboro is looking for Full Time Community Skills Worker to join our talented team of mental health professionals.  Responsibilities include doing one-on-one and group activities with children and adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral challenges both in the community and their homes.  Candidates must be able to communicate effectively, to work flexible hours, and have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.  Bachelor's degree and previous experience working with children with emotional/behavioral challenges preferred. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: JohnAllen@nafi.com


COMMUNITY SKILLS WORKERS

CBS – FT & PT

The Community Based Services program of NF-VTI is looking for full and part time Community Skills Workers to join our talented team of mental health professionals. Responsibilities include working one-on-one and engaging in group activities with children and adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral challenges, both in the community and their homes. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively, to work afternoon and evening hours, and have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Bachelor’s degree and previous experience working with children with emotional/behavioral challenges required. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Erica Hazen, 30 Airport Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 or email at brandiecarlson@nafi.com


Community Skills Workers

St. Albans Wrap

NFI-St. Albans is looking for energetic, empathetic, patient, and nurturing Community Skills Workers to join our team of skilled mental health professionals!  You must be motivated to help children and families make positive changes in their lives and have prior experience working with youth and/or families in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, or Education. This position involves providing treatment-based activities to clients in a variety of community and home-based settings and hours are on an as-needed basis, including weekend opportunities.  A reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license is required.  Please mail resume and cover letter to NFI-St. Albans, ATTN: Tessi Simmons, 12 Fairfield Hill Rd. St. Albans, VT 05478 or email tessisimmons@nafi.com . You can also call (802) 524-1700


Community Skills Workers

White River Jct.

NFI Vermont is seeking motivated, creative, and skilled people to join our team in providing Mental Health services to children, youth and families in the Hartford, Vermont area. The ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator, have a desire to help kids and families, and have the ability to provide respectful role modeling. This position provides the opportunity to work directly with children and youth who experience emotional and behavioral challenges. Experience working with children and knowledge of the effects of trauma appreciated! Training and supervision will be provided in this benefited position. Bachelor’s degree is required. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kathycostello@nafi.com EOE


Foster Parents

Brattleboro

Northeastern Family Institute is looking for adult care givers in Windham County who are interested in having children and teens in their home for overnight respite or full time. Our population needs structure, security and nurturing. We offer a generous stipend. If you are looking for a way to give back, if you want to help a child in need while generating income, please call Laura or John at NFI 802-254-2558 or email at LauraGustafson@nafi.com


Foster Parent

Greater Hartford Area

Northeastern Family Institute is looking for Therapeutic foster homes in the greater Hartford, VT area. NFI is looking for homes with a sense of humor, flexibility and who possess conflict resolution skills. Applicants must be welcoming to new people in their homes and also have a willingness to advocate and work as a team.

If you are interested but might not be able to commit every day, we also are seeking respite providers who might take in a child a couple nights a week.

All applicants must be 21 years of age or older.
 

Please contact Megan or Stephanie at (802)295-4600 for more information.

 



MATH TEACHER

THE ARLINGTON SCHOOL – SCHOOL YEAR 2015-2016

Come and join a collaborative team in a small, community minded independent school in St. Johnsbury, VT. 

We are a Vermont independent high school that provides an educational environment for students whose academic, emotional and/or vocational needs are not being met in mainstream programs, and those that prefer a smaller more individualized learning environment.

Full-time high school level Math teacher is needed to provide academic instruction utilizing varied and experiential teaching methods.  Knowledge of the Common Core Standards is preferred. We are seeking a creative team player who is willing to be a part of a professional learning community supporting the educational needs of all students.

The Arlington School is administered by Northeastern Family Institute, a non-profit, statewide provider of educational and mental health services to children and families for over thirty years.

Please send resume, letter of interest and the names of three references to:

Sarah Clark, Program Director

The Arlington School

125 School St.

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819


RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR

Allenbrook

NFI-Vermont’s Allenbrook program is seeking candidates for full and part time Residential Counselors.  Allenbrook is a community based group home for co-ed youths ages 12-18.  Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s Degree and experience working in residential care or parenting their own children.  Experience managing a household (cooking, maintenance, etc.) is essential.  Applicants must feel comfortable collaborating with community professionals such as teachers, therapists and social workers.  Some nights and weekends are required.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a criminal background check.  Positions include a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. 

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Jennifer Snay 

102 Allen Road 

 South Burlington, VT 05403 

Or email jennifersnay@nafi.com


Residential Counselor

Group Home

The Group Home Program of NFI Vermont is currently seeking a full-time Residential Counselor. The Group Home is a residential program, which provides assessment and stabilization services to males and females, ages 13-18. Counselors provide supervision and support to the youth as well as provide a sense of safety and security to the youth. Job requirements: Superior interpersonal skills and ability to function well in a team atmosphere a must.  Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field required.  This is a full-time position with an inclusive benefits package.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to: jenniferheintz@nafi.com


RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR

NFI Hospital Diversion Program

The Hospital Diversion Program of NFI VT is seeking a Residential Counselor. Hospital Diversion provides crisis stabilization, clinical consultation, individual treatment and discharge planning in a small, safe residential setting. Counselors provide supervision and support to youth, as well as provide a sense of safety and security.  Superior interpersonal skills and ability to function well in a team atmosphere a must. B.A. in psychology or related field required.  Position is full-time with a comprehensive benefits package. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to: AnnePeterson@nafi.com or mail to: Anne Peterson, 100 Allen Road, South Burlington, VT 05403


Residential Counselor

Shelburne House-

SIGN ON BONUS

The Shelburne House Program of NFI Vermont is seeking a Residential Counselor. Shelburne House is a residential program which provides assessment and stabilization services to male teenagers, ages 13-18. Responsibilities include supporting youth, ADL (activity, daily learning), assisting with independent living skills, and implementing treatment plans created by clinicians. Experience working with teenagers with emotional and behavioral challenges desired. BA in psychology or related field highly desirable. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package. Send cover letter and resume to Rachael Donovan, 4292 South Brownell Road. Williston, VT 05495 or e-mail RachaelDonovan@nafi.com  


Residential Counselors

Independent Living Program

In response to a community need, NFI VT is hiring to serve transitioning young adult males, 17 – 22 years old, in a staffed house in Chittenden County. The staff will provide mentoring, service coordination, environmental oversight and supervision. The focus of the program is to provide independent living skills and a bridge to adult mental health services.  NFI VT is seeking 2 residential counselors at this time. The preferred candidates will have the ability to work independently, yet also be team players. Experience working with adults with mental illness a plus. One opening is a part time, relief position with opportunities for growth. The other is full time with full benefits. Both include evening, overnight and weekend shifts. Bachelors and related experience preferred. Please contact heatherbarton@nafi.com with cover letter and resume if interested.


School Social Worker

Centerpoint

Centerpoint School is seeking a school social worker to facilitate treatment groups, provide individualized support and counseling, be a primary link between families and school, coordinate services, and support milieu based treatment in our alternative education & day treatment setting serving students with a variety of mental health and special education needs.

Our Social Workers possess an MSW/MA/MS, have dynamic skill with high-needs teens, are excellent team collaborators, and are committed to clinical innovation.

Centerpoint offers a variety of employment opportunities for creative staff with a range of educational and clinical talents. Our positions include competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, a dedicated staff team, on-going professional development, and creative work with great teens and families.If you should be a part of our team, please send a letter highlighting your skills and talents along with your resume to: humanresources@centerpointservices.org


Teacher

East Meadow School

East Meadow School, a day treatment school located in Morrisville Vermont has two teacher openings for the 2015/2016 school year.  We are looking for a full-time math/science teacher and full-time language arts/social studies teacher. 

East Meadow School is administered by Northeastern Family Institute, a non-profit provider of mental health and educational services. 

Come join this dynamic, collaborative team.

Please send your cover letter, transcripts and resume to Lauren Collier at 16 James St., Morrisville, Vermont, 05661 


Therapeutic Case Manager

St. Albans WRAP

The NFI St. Albans wraparound program is seeking a therapeutic case manager to provide comprehensive clinical services to youth and families. The ideal candidate would be a flexible, outside the box thinker to provide trauma informed care while interacting with multi-stressed systems. The case manager is responsible for collaborating with teams and families to develop and guide treatment, this includes providing clinical supervision within the WRAP micro-team. NFI provides excellent training opportunities, clinical supervision and a comprehensive benefits package. Masters degree in social work, counseling or related field preferred. Send resume and cover letter to RyanLane@nafi.com