JOB OPENINGS – NFI VERMONT

Updated on November 20, 2014

Awake Overnight Staff- Allenbrook

NFI-Vermont’s Allenbrook Group Home is seeking candidates for Awake Overnight shifts.  Allenbrook is an 8-bed, co-ed group home located in South Burlington that provides a family like, therapeutic environment to teenagers.  The ideal candidate will be punctual, reliable and have the ability to provide supervision from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Mondays and Saturdays, while the residents are sleeping.  This position requires good communication skills and an ability to be comfortable working alone; with access to on call support as needed.  Criminal background check required.Please send resumes to:

Jennifer Snay

102 Allen Road

South Burlington, VT 05403

jennifersnay@nafi.com

Clinician – DBT Brattleboro

NFI-Vermont is looking for a Clinician to join our dynamic team and oversee clinical programming at the DBT House in Brattleboro. Responsibilities include offering individual therapy, running skills groups, and consultation to a well-established residential program that serves 4 adolescent girls.  Experience working with adolescents is required.  Experience in DBT is preferred, though training is available for an experienced clinician.  This is a part- time position, with the possibility of full-time for a clinician with a Vermont license. If interested please contact: John Allen, Jr., 1063 Western Ave. Brattleboro, VT  05301 or at (802) 254-2558

Or send resume to:  JohnAllen@nafi.com


Clinician – Shelburne House

The Shelburne House of NFI, Vermont is seeking a Master’s level clinician to provide clinical assessment and therapeutic case management to youth and families.  The Shelburne House is an intensive 3-bed residential program providing assessment and treatment to male adolescents who have been impacted by trauma. Responsibilities include clinical case management, treatment planning, individual and family therapy.  Candidates must have strong clinical skills, excellent communication skills, and be a team player. Previous work with children with emotional/behavioral challenges necessary. Masters degree in social work or a related field required. This is a full time position with a comprehensive benefits package.  Please email resume and cover letter to SandraZiegler@nafi.com

Clinical Program Coordinator – St. Albans

NFI is a dynamic, multi-service agency that is currently seeking a Clinical Program Coordinator for our St. Albans Wraparound Program. The coordinator will have a strong sense of community and a proven record of community collaboration and integration. We are looking for a team player who will lead the team and program to provide trauma- informed, wraparound services for children and youth in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of strong leadership skills, clinical supervisory experience, and program development. NFI is committed to serving children, youth and families in community based settings through wraparound services and we welcome creative, innovative thinkers to our team. 

Please send cover letter and resume to Kristenlococo@nafi.com Masters in Social Work or a related field required, license preferred.

Coalition Director Position Open

Do you get excited about supporting healthy community development?!  We are looking for an organized, enthusiastic leader with vision, compassion, and an eye toward the possibilities that support our mission of positively impacting the Burlington community by addressing the causes and consequences of substance abuse.

We want someone with attention to detail, who has experience leading with integrity in a non-profit, and demonstrated community engagement skills. This position is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization. Other duties include oversight of staff, sustainability, and community outreach. The Director must be a strong advocate for a public health approach to policy development and practice both locally and statewide. The position is supervised by an advisory Board of Directors in adherence with the standards of a fiscal agent.

The person we are looking for appreciates youth energy and engagement in community change initiatives. Prior experience working with youth; substance abuse prevention, treatment, or recovery; or healthy community design is beneficial.

This is a full-time benefited position with a flexible schedule. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. If interested, send cover letter highlighting your skills and talents and resume by 10/27/14, Attn: Helena Van Voorst to helena@burlingtonpartnership.org or PO Box 1353, Burlington, VT 05402

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 EricaHazen@nafi.com

Community Skills Workers – St. Albans

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 kristenlocco@nafi.com . You can also call (802) 524-1700 

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; Joan Beauregard, 12 Fairfield Hill Road, St. Albans VT 05478, or email joanbeauregard@nafi.com

Program Coordinator - Hospital Diversion Program

The NFI Hospital Diversion Program is looking for a full-time mental health professional to join our clinical team working with adolescents and families experiencing a psychiatric crisis. The NFI Hospital Diversion Program is a short-term, inpatient facility working with adolescents in psychiatric crisis. The program coordinator is a multifaceted position to include:  clinical case management, supervision of residential counselors, coordination of referrals, administrative responsibilities and program/building management.

The ideal candidate will possess a master’s degree in counseling, social work or a related field and have significant experience working with adolescents who have mental health and/or behavioral challenges. In addition, a candidate will be able to work well in crisis, be flexible and collaborative, function in a fast-paced environment, have the ability to navigate the system of care, and multi-task effectively. 

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to Anne Peterson at annepeterson@nafi.com .

Program Director - Hartford Wraparound Program

NFI is a dynamic, multi-service agency that is currently seeking a Program Director to provide leadership in the development and implementation of wrap-around mental health services in the broadly defined Hartford District area. The director will be self-motivated and have a proven record of community collaboration and integration. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of strong leadership skills, clinical supervisory experience, and program development. NFI is committed to serving children, youth and families in community based settings through wraparound and trauma informed services. We welcome creative, innovative thinkers to our team. 

Please send cover letter and resume to Kathycostello@nafi.com. Masters in Social Work or a related field required, license preferred.

Program Director – Shelburne House

The Shelburne House Program of NFI Vermont is currently seeking a dynamic individual to join the team as Program Director. The Shelburne House is an intensive 3-bed residential program, which provides assessment and treatment to male adolescents who have been impacted by trauma.  The Program Director will provide clinical leadership, family therapy, individual therapy, clinical case management and administrative program management in partnership with the house clinician.  The ideal applicant will hold a masters degree and clinical licensure in social work, psychology, or a similar field, or be license eligible.  Applicants should have experience in clinical case management, individual and family therapy, and staff supervision and development.  Applicants must have the ability to thrive in an intense, fast paced work environment.  This is a full-time position with an inclusive benefits package.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to: SandraZiegler@nafi.com


Relief Residential Counselor Position – HD

Join our talented residential team working per diem. Our residential programs include short and long term work with adolescents experiencing emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Responsibilities include providing emotional support; assisting with daily self-care; working on therapeutic treatment issues; engaging in positive activities; and spending time with clients in the community. NFI is seeking candidates with: superior interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively on a team, experience with the population served by NFI and a bachelor’s degree (or two years of experience working with children/adolescents). This position is a great opportunity to gain comprehensive experience working with a vast range of clinical presentations using a trauma informed lens. 

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Anne Peterson at AnnePeterson@nafi.com 

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 Jaime Wark, 4292 South Brownell Road. Williston, VT 05495 or e-mail JaimeWark@nafi.com.