Updated on September 9, 2014

Residential Counselor – 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. 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

Full Time and 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 Saben Littlefield at

Community Skills Worker - Brattleboro

We are seeking a full time Community Skills Worker based in our Brattleboro office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing coaching and support for clients within the community through activities that are designed to address individual goals. Reliable vehicle required for transportation. Minimum requirement is an Associate’s Degree in a Human Services related area or 2 years’ experience working directly with children ages 7-18 years of age. Please send resume to Laura Gustafson at


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: Molly Wiggins, 30 Airport Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 or email at

Regional Director of Schools and Clinical Programming-Northeast Kingdom

NFI Vermont is seeking an experienced clinician to provide clinical leadership and program oversight for schools in the Northeast Kingdom.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working with youth in an educational setting and supervising teams in school and mental health settings.

Proficiency in training a must, as well as solid knowledge of best practice in working with youth with emotional challenges.  Program oversight includes managing budgets, personnel, and facilities.  Requirements include a license in a mental health field and at least 5 years’ experience in a supervisory position, including staff training.

Frequent travel is required, particularly to Morrisville, Newport, and South Burlington. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter and resume to: Amanda Camper,

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

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Awake Overnight Counselor – SH

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) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Additionally, you have the opportunity to work a day time shift on Mondays from 12PM-10PM. 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 full time position with a comprehensive benefits package. Please send cover letter and resume to Jaime Wark, 4292 South Brownell Rd. Williston, VT 05495 or email to

Program Coordinator, St. Albans Wraparound Program

NFI is a dynamic, multi-service agency that is currently seeking a Clinical Program Coordinator to join a well-established team in providing wrap around mental health services in the St. Albans area.   The coordinator will be self-motivated and have a proven record of community collaboration and integration.  We are looking for a team player who will lead the program to provide trauma- informed, wraparound services for children and youth.  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 Masters in mental health related field required, license preferred. 

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; Natalie Lemery, 12 Fairfield Hill Road, St. Albans VT 05478, or email

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 Masters in Social Work or a related field required, license preferred.

Technical Support Specialist


Seeking an experienced technical support specialist to install and troubleshoot computer hardware and software, write technical documentation, assist end users with problems.  Experience with MS Office, Symantec Antivirus, IBM and Dell PC/Laptops, Network Printers, wireless routers, access points and printers required. Experience with Windows server 2008 and Mac products desired. Travel throughout Vermont required. If interested please send cover letter and resume to NFI Vermont, Inc., Attn: Human Resources Coordinator, 30 Airport Road, S. Burlington, VT 05403 or e-mail  

Clinical Case Manager – DAP – St. Albans

 The Diagnostic and Assessment Program of NFI-VT (South Burlington and 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   

Program Director – Buffalo Mountain School


NFI Vermont has an immediate opening for a Program Director for Buffalo Mountain School. We are currently located in Hardwick, VT and are relocating to Morrisville this fall.  Responsibilities include supervising all clinical, educational and administrative aspects of day treatment program, students, and staff; and facilitating teaming with families, local schools and community providers.  Requirements include a Master’s Degree in a mental health field, 2 years supervisory/leadership experience, and enthusiasm for working with students with challenging behaviors. Experience working in an educational setting preferred.  Please send letter of interest and resume to Amanda Camper,

Coalition Director Position Open

The Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community is seeking a Coalition Director:

Do you get excited about supporting healthy community development?!  Our coalition focuses on environmental prevention strategies and 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 strong attention to detail. Someone who has experience leading with integrity in a non-profit and demonstrated community engagement skills. This position is the key management leader and is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization. Other duties include oversight of staff, sustainability, and community outreach. The position is supervised by an advisory Board of Directors in adherence with the standards of their fiscal agent, NFI, VT.

The person we are looking for can manage multiple responsibilities with a sense of humor and appreciates youth energy and engagement in community change initiatives. Prior experience working in the substance abuse prevention, treatment, or recovery field is beneficial.

This is a benefited position at 30 hours per week, with a flexible schedule. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. If you think you should be a part of our team, please send a cover letter highlighting your skills and talents and your resume by 9/26/14, Attn: Helena Van Voorst at or PO Box 1353, Burlington, VT 05402