Updated on October 24, 2014

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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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  

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 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 or PO Box 1353, Burlington, VT 05402


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

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

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 .

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.

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