November 20, 2015

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




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: Erica Hazen, 30 Airport Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 or email at

Community Skills Specialist

Diagnostic Assessment Program - Full Time

NFI Vermont is seeking a new member to join our talented team of mental health professionals for a full time position in our Diagnostic Assessment Program. This position will provide observation and treatment of children and families enrolled in our short term assessment program. The ideal candidate will be trauma-informed, have a strong clinical background, and be a skilled communicator.  Responsibilities include participation in individual and group activities with youth both in the community and their home, attending meetings for regular supervision and consultation, and clinical documentation. This position will require travel between both Chittenden and Franklin counties, therefore reliable transportation and a clean driving record is a must. Bachelor’s degree required; concentration in psychology, social work, or related field preferred. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Amanda Camper, 30 Airport Road, So. Burlington, VT 05403 or e-mail: EOE

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 Road, St. Albans VT 05478, or email Tessi

Foster Parents


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

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

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community

Do you get excited about supporting healthy community development?! We are looking for an organized, collaborative individual to develop and oversee our social marketing campaigns and promote the good work of our coalition to reduce substance abuse and support health and wellness in Burlington.

This position will design and develop materials to aid in promotion of the organization and meet our community education/awareness goals. This includes maintaining our website and social media pages. We are looking for individuals with Marketing Communications experience in graphic design, PR, and campaign management and design.  The job requires creativity, attention to detail, and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and collaborate with multiple partners. We need someone who can work autonomously and take initiative.

Are you skilled with technology and social media? We need someone who easily adapts to a variety of software and online technology and who can communicate information well regardless of the platform. Prior experience working in the health promotion and prevention field is beneficial, but not required.

The position is 25 hours/week, with a flexible schedule. Occasional evening and weekend hours. Non-benefited. Please send a letter highlighting your skills and talents and your resume by 12/20/15 to Jessica at or to PO Box 1353, Burlington, VT 05402.

BPHC is a coalition of people and partners that recognize that the damages of drugs, alcohol abuse, and tobacco affect us all and we work together to create a healthier environment in Burlington. See us online: 

Program Director

St. Albans Wraparound Program

NFI is a dynamic, multi-service agency that is currently seeking a Clinical  Program Director to join an 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. 


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



NFI-Vermont is seeking a full time Residential Counselor for its Allenbrook Program. Allenbrook is a co-ed community based group home for teens.  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.  Some evenings and weekends required.  Must hold a valid driver’s license and pass a criminal background check.  This position includes 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


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: 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 with cover letter and resume if interested.

School Social Worker


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:

Meeting the mental health, substance abuse, and special education needs  of Vermont teens and their families

Street Checker

St. Albans

The NFI-St. Albans Balanced and Restorative Justice program is seeking a flexible and self-motivated Street Checker to work with youth on probation.  The Street Checker will, support and monitor youths’ completion of community service, communicate regularly with DCF and other treatment team members, and complete administrative requirements in a timely manner.  A reliable vehicle and driver’s license required.  Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field required and experience working with youth on probation preferred.  Please submit a cover letter and resume to NFI-St. Albans, ATTN: Kristen Lococo, 12 Fairfield Hill Rd., St. Albans, VT 05478 or email


Full time Math & Science

East Meadow

East Meadow School, an NFI VT program, is seeking a full time certified or eligible teacher for math and science to both Middle School and High school students.  Responsibilities include: curriculum development and teaching multi-level students with emotional, behavioral, and learning challenges through innovative teaching techniques.

Send a letter of interest and resume to Kym Asam @