JOB OPENINGS – NFI VERMONT

September 2, 2015

P-T Awake Overnight Counselor

Allenbrook

NFI VT’s Allenbrook Group Home is looking for a part time Awake Overnight Counselor and a part time Residential Counselor.  Both positions are 15-20 hours per week and include a shift on Saturdays.  Qualified candidates will have experience in residential care and reliable transportation.  Residential counselors will hold a valid driver’s license and possess basic skills required to manage a house and parent teenagers.  Competitive salary, supportive team, and fun work environment included.  Criminal background check required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Jennifer Snay

102 Allen Road

South Burlington, VT 05403

jennifersnay@nafi.com

Awake Overnight Counselor

Shelburne House

The Shelburne House Program of NFI Vermont is seeking an Awake Overnight Counselor. Shelburne House is a residential program which provides assessment and stabilization services to male teenagers, ages 13-18. The Awake Overnight Counselor provides supervision and support to the youth during the sleeping hours. 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 Rachael Donovan at RachaelDonovan@nafi.com

Clinical Case Manager

St. Albans - DAP

The Diagnostic and Assessment Program of NFI-VT (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 tessisimmons@nafi.com .

COMMUNITY SKILLS WORKERS

CBS – FT & PT

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: Erica Hazen, 30 Airport Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 or email at brandiecarlson@nafi.com

Community Skills Workers

St. Albans Wrap

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 tessisimmons@nafi.com . You can also call (802) 524-1700

Community Skills Workers

White River Jct.

NFI Vermont is seeking motivated, creative, and skilled people to join our team in providing Mental Health services to children, youth and families in the 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. Bachelor’s degree is required. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kathycostello@nafi.com 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; Natalie Lemery, 12 Fairfield Hill RoadSt. Albans VT 05478, or email NatalieLemery@nafi.com

 

P-T DCF Contract Visit Supervisor

St. Albans 

Northeastern Family Institute St. Albans has an opening for a part-time DCF contract visit supervisor.   Visit Supervisor will work closely with children and families involved with DCF.  We are looking for candidates with strong communication skills, documentation skills and the ability to work in a team environment.   Please mail a resume and cover letter to NFI-St. Albans, ATTN; Natalie Lemery, 12 Fairfield Hill Road, St. Albans VT 05478 or email natalielemery@nafi.com

Foster Parents

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

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.

 

Psychologist

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 davemelnick@nafi.com

Residential Counselor

Group Home

The Group Home Program of NFI Vermont is currently seeking a full-time Residential Counselor. The Group Home is a residential program, which provides assessment and stabilization services to males and females, ages 13-18. Counselors provide supervision and support to the youth as well as provide a sense of safety and security to the youth. Job requirements: Superior interpersonal skills and ability to function well in a team atmosphere a must.  Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field required.  This is a full-time position with an inclusive benefits package.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to: jenniferheintz@nafi.com

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 or mail to: Anne Peterson, 100 Allen Road, South Burlington, VT 05403

Residential Counselor

Shelburne House-

SIGN ON BONUS

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 Rachael Donovan, 4292 South Brownell Road. Williston, VT 05495 or e-mail RachaelDonovan@nafi.com  

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 heatherbarton@nafi.com with cover letter and resume if interested.

School Social Worker

Centerpoint

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: humanresources@centerpointservices.org

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

Therapeutic Case Manager

St. Albans WRAP

The NFI St. Albans wraparound program is seeking a therapeutic case manager to provide comprehensive clinical services to youth and families. The ideal candidate would be a flexible, outside the box thinker to provide trauma informed care while interacting with multi-stressed systems. The case manager is responsible for collaborating with teams and families to develop and guide treatment, this includes providing clinical supervision within the WRAP micro-team. NFI provides excellent training opportunities, clinical supervision and a comprehensive benefits package. Masters degree in social work, counseling or related field preferred. Send resume and cover letter to RyanLaneNFIVT@nafi.com