JOB OPENINGS – NFI VERMONT

Updated July 29, 2016

“Make a difference in the life of a child!"- NFI Vermont a leader in Specialized trauma and adolescent development is looking to expand our team of innovators. Full time and part time positions available. Competitive wages, training opportunities, flexible work schedules and family oriented culture. Excellent benefits with tuition reimbursement offered for 30 or more hour employees.

 

 

Full and Part Time Community Integration Specialists

Sign On Bonus Offered!

Community Based Services

 

CBS is committed to empowering youth by providing family based treatment through innovative, diverse and community integrated methods. CBS is seeking full and part time community integration specialists to join our talented team of mental health professionals. Responsibilities include working individually with children and adolescents with mental health challenges both in the community and in their homes. The opportunity to bring personal interests/hobbies to share with youth is encouraged. Ideal candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, be able to work afternoon and evening hours, have a valid driver’s license, and reliable transportation. Generous benefits package is provided which includes sign on bonus and tuition reimbursement. Please send a cover letter and resume to Brandiecarlson@nafi.com

 



Full and Part Time Community Integration Specialists

Sign On Bonus Offered!

White River Program

The Northeastern Family Institute White River Program is seeking motivated, creative, and skilled people to join our team in providing Mental Health services to children, youth and families in the greater Hartford, Vermont area. The ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator, have a desire to help kids and families, and have the ability to provide respectful role modeling. This position provides the opportunity to work directly with children and youth who experience emotional and behavioral challenges. Experience working with children and knowledge of the effects of trauma appreciated! Training and supervision will be provided in this benefited position. Full and part time hours are available. Bachelor’s degree is required. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Unaitis at StephanieUnaitis@nafi.com or call (802) 295-4600.

 

 

FT Family Engagement Specialist

St. Albans

 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 preferred.  Bachelor’s degree and/or two years’ experience in related field required.  Please submit cover letter and resume to TessiSimmons@nafi.com





Foster Parents & Respite Providers

Brattleboro

 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 LauraGustafson@nafi.com





Foster Parents & Respite Providers

Chittenden & Franklin County

There is growing need in our community for Therapeutic Foster Homes to work with children and youth in need of emotional support. Northeastern Family Institute (NFI) is seeking safe, stable homes to integrate treatment in a home setting and support youth to remain in their community. 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. For More information on how you can make a difference, please contact Jodie Clark at 802-658-3924 x 1028 or email jodieclark@nafi.com





Foster Parents & Respite Providers

Greater Hartford Area

 You could help make a difference in a child's life! 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 and flexibility and 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. Respite and foster parents are paid a stipend based on a daily rate. All applicants must be 21 years of age or older. If interested, please contact Kathy Costello at 802-343-2623 or email her at KathyCostello@nafi.com





Full- Time Program Director

CORNERSTONE SCHOOL, ST. JOHNSBURY, VT

Cornerstone School is an approved independent school that serves students in grades K-8 who are struggling with issues relating to emotional and behavioral regulation.  Cornerstone is managed by Northeastern Family Institute of Vermont. We are seeking a collaborative and compassionate leader for our program for the 2016-2017 school year. The Director is responsible for leading the program, partnering with LEAs, community providers and overseeing the daily management and operations of the school, which includes clinical and educational services. Candidates must have experience in a clinical setting, working with families, collaborating with community based teams, and supervising staff.  School experience a plus.  Master’s degree in a counseling related field required. Resumes and letter of interest with three references should be emailed to suzannemasland@nafi.com, or an application can be submitted on School Spring.



Classroom Behavior Interventionist

CORNERSTONE SCHOOL, ST. JOHNSBURY, VT

 We are growing and need to add another Classroom Counselor to our staff.  Cornerstone School is an approved independent school in St. Johnsbury serving students in grades K - 8 who are struggling with emotional and behavioral regulation skills.  Our school is managed by Northeastern Family Institute of Vermont, a private, non-profit agency serving VT families for over 30 years. Be part of our developing clinical team! Responsibilities include facilitating daily therapeutic groups for students in multi-grade classrooms, implementing treatment plans in the classroom, and providing behavioral, emotional, and academic support to students. To apply please send a resume, letter of interest and three references to Suzanne Masland, Regional Director at suzannemasland@nafi.com, or apply via School Spring.



OFFICE MANAGER

THE ARLINGTON SCHOOL, ST. JOHNSBURY, VT

The Arlington School is looking for an administrative assistant. We are an approved independent high school providing an educational environment for students whose academic, emotional, and/or vocational needs are met in a small, community focused and therapeutic environment. The Arlington School is administered by Northeastern Family Institute, a statewide provider of educational and mental health services to children and families. Responsibilities include managing business accounts, maintaining office systems, equipment and supplies, answering telephones, greeting visitors, and filing. Candidates must be self-directed, flexible, show initiative, and enjoy working in a collaborative environment. Candidates must have a positive attitude and possess excellent communication skills.  Knowledge of computer programs and the ability to learn complex data systems is key. Schedule for this position is part-time hours every day during the school year and limited time on school breaks and summers. Please submit resume and letter of interest to Sarah Clark, Program Director, The Arlington School, sarahclark@nafi.com

 

Full-Time RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR

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: AnnePeterson@nafi.com





Awake Overnight Counselor

NFI Hospital Diversion Program

The NFI Hospital Diversion Program is hiring for an Awake Overnight Counselor.  Hospital Diversion is a short-term in-patient facility working with adolescents in psychiatric crisis.  This position provides supervision and support to the youth during the sleeping hours, completes client intakes after-hours and performs 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.  The position is 30 hours a week (Thursday, Friday and Saturday overnights) with a comprehensive benefits package.  Please e-mail resume and cover letter to: annepeterson@nafi.com.

 

Relief Awake Overnight Counselor Position

NFI Hospital Diversion Program

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 support 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: annepeterson@nafi.com.

 

 

Full Time Residential Counselor

Allenbrook

NFI-Vermont is seeking full time residential counselors 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, gardening, etc.) is essential. Flexibility to work some weekends is a must.  These are fully benefited positions with a competitive salary.  Valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a criminal background check required. Please submit cover letter and resume to: Jennifer Snay, 102 Allen Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 or email jennifersnay@nafi.com

 

 

Part Time Awake Overnight Staff

Allenbrook

NFI VT’s Allenbrook Group Home is looking for a part time awake overnight staff person.   This position is 10 hours per week on Sunday / Monday with the option for additional hours throughout the week. Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and reliable transportation.  Competitive salary with shift differential, supportive team, and comfortable work environment included.  Criminal background check required. Please submit cover letter and resume to: Jennifer Snay, 102 Allen Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 or email jennifersnay@nafi.com

 

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. There is a full time and part time positive available. Our full time position is offered with a comprehensive benefits package. Send cover letter and resume to Lauren Clark, 4292 South Brownell Road. Williston, VT 05495 or e-mail LaurenClark@nafi.com

 



PT & RELIEF SUPPORTIVE SKILLS WORKERS

DBT Brattleboro

 

NFI Brattleboro is looking for relief DBT Supportive Skills Workers to join our talented team of mental health professionals.  Responsibilities include supervising the daily activities of teenage girls, providing ongoing support, guidance and role modeling and to facilitate client improvement in the areas of personal responsibility, social skills, community living skills and behavior.  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: John Allen or Laura Gustafson, NFI Vermont, Inc – Brattleboro, 1063 Western Ave, Brattleboro Vermont 05301 or email at johnallen@nafi.com and lauragustafson@nafi.com.