JOB OPENINGS – NFI VERMONT

July 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 JaimeWark@nafi.com.

 

Weekend Awake Overnight Counselor-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) on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays. 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 JaimeWark@nafi.com.

 

Relief Awake Overnight Counselor Position

NFI is looking to hire Relief Awake Overnight Counselors. This is a part-time, per-diem position that would help to cover three residential programs during the overnight hours. Our residential programs include short and long term work with adolescents experiencing emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Responsibilities include providing supervision and s...upport to the youth during the sleeping hours and performing administrative duties. This is a great entry level position with opportunities to advance within the agency. The ideal candidate would have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, superior interpersonal skills, and experience working with adolescents struggling with emotional/behavioral difficulties. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to: SabenLittlefield@nafi.com.

 

Relief Residential Counselor Position:

 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 sabenlittlefield@nafi.com

 

High School Teacher Wanted at Cornerstone School, St. Johnsbury, for School Year 2014-2015      

 Cornerstone School, a day treatment school in St. Johnsbury, is seeking a high school teacher, content area flexible. Bachelor’s degree required. Applicant should have a basic understanding of Common Core Standards and differentiated instruction practices. Experience with emotionally challenged students preferred. We are seeking a creative team player who is willing to be part of a professional learning community supporting the educational needs of all students. Please submit application in SchoolSpring or mail resume and letter of interest to Cornerstone School, 510 Portland Street, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819.

The Cornerstone School is administered by Northeastern Family Institute, a non-profit, statewide provider of educational and mental health services to children and families.

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The Community Based Services program of NFI, Vermont (South Burlington office) is seeking a Clinical Case Manager for children/youth and families.  The ideal candidate will be strengths based, have experience in community based settings and the field of mental health, and have an understanding of complex trauma and autism spectrum disorders. Responsibilities include treatment planning and service coordination as well as in-home work with children/youth and families. Must have strong communication skills, be attentive to details, and be a strong team player. Previous work with children/youth with a history of trauma or emotional/behavioral challenges desired. Masters in Social Work or Counseling or related field preferred.  Send resume and cover letter to amandacamper@nafi.com

Psychologist

 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

 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 Associates 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 lauragustafson@nafi.com