JOB OPENINGS – NFI VERMONT

Updated February 10, 2016

Assistant Business Manager

Business Office

NFI Vermont a fast paced, multi-program, non-profit agency is looking for a dynamic individual to manage budget development, cash flow, financial statements preparation, analysis & projections, accounts payable oversight and reporting.  Requirements include BA in Accounting or Business and 3-5 years relevant experience, proficiency in Microsoft Excel and office.  We offer a competitive salary and benefit package. Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Kathy Pettengill, Director of Operations, NFI Vermont, 30 Airport Road, South Burlington, VT  05403, or email: KathyPettengill@nafi.com  EOE

Awake Overnight Counselor

Part time Weekend

NFI Shelburne House

The Shelburne House Program of NFI Vermont is actively seeking an Awake Overnight Counselor.  The Shelburne House is a residential program that works with adolescent males between the ages of 13-18 and is highly specialized in crisis stabilization, clinical assessment, and long term intensive treatment.  The Awake Overnight Counselor is primarily responsible for maintaining safety and supervision during the hours when clients are asleep (10PM-8AM).  We currently need someone for Fridays and Saturday nights.  This a great position for an individual who is pursuing higher education or already has a part time job. Experience working with adolescent males who possess behavioral/emotional challenges is strongly desired as well as a BA in psychology or a related field.  This is a part- time position. Please send cover letter and resume to Rachael Donovan, 4292 South Brownell Rd. Williston, VT 05495 or email to rachaeldonovan@nafi.com

COMMUNITY SKILLS WORKERS

SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED TO FT

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. SIGN ON BONUS is offered to those hired for full time. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Brandie Carlson, 30 Airport Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 or email at BrandieCarlson@nafi.com

DCF Contract Care Coordinator

St. Albans

Northeastern Family Institute St. Albans has an opening for a full-time DCF contract Care Coordinator. Coordinators work directly with children and families involved with DCF, who experience multi-system issues, including substance abuse, domestic violence, and mental health challenges. Responsibilities include coordinating and facilitating large meetings, teaming with community service providers, creating treatment plans through collaboration with DCF, and parent education.  We are looking for candidates with strong communication and documentation skills, who work well in a team setting.  Experience with Family Time Coaching, Family Safety Planning and Family Group Conferencing is a plus.  Bachelor’s degree and/or two years’ experience in related field required.  Please submit cover letter and resume to  NFI-St. Albans, ATTN; Tessi Simmons, 12 Fairfield Hill RoadSt. Albans VT 05478, or email Tessi Simmons@nafi.com

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 Parents

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

Psychologist

Family Center

The NFI Family Center (outpatient mental health) is looking for a full-time, licensed (or licensed eligible) psychologist to join our clinical team.  The ideal candidate will have experience providing an array of therapeutic services to children, adolescents and families, and have an ability to perform psychoeducational evaluations.  Our clinical staff also provides consultation and training services throughout the state, and we will train new staff members in a number of innovative approaches to treatment of developmental trauma.  The candidate must work well in a team, possess excellent organizational, writing and self-care skills, and be able to balance the demands of a fast-paced and creative team. Supervision is provided by the senior clinical staff. Please send a cover letter and resume to davemelnick@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 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.

 

Residential Counselors

 Shelburne House

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. There is a full time and part time positive available. Our full time position is offered 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