JOB OPENINGS – NFI VERMONT

Updated September 26, 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.

 


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 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



Program Clinician/Case Manager for Chittenden County

Diagnostic Assessment Program

The NFI diagnostic and assessment program (DAP) is seeking a program clinician/case manager to guide a comprehensive trauma informed assessment process. DAP provides 60-90 day community based assessments, determining an appropriate level of mental health supports for children and families to maintain within the community. The program clinician/case manager will be responsible for guiding the assessment process, conducting assessment interviews, working with a dynamic NFI team, completing clinical documentation and working with community partners to coordinate services. This is a full time position which includes a comprehensive benefits package and multiple training opportunities. A master's degree in social work, mental health and/or psychology is preferred. NFI is an equal opportunity employer. Please send resume and cover letter to Brandiecarlson@nafi.com



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.  This full time position requires a Bachelor’s degree and/or two years’ experience in related field.  Please submit cover letter and resume to TessiSimmons@nafi.com



Clinical Coordinator

Cornerstone School, St. Johnsbury, VT

Cornerstone School, a day treatment program in St. Johnsbury, is adding a key role to our school. We are a small, team oriented environment that works together to meet the individual needs of our students. This position is open for the 2016-2017 school year. The Clinical Coordinator will oversee the therapeutic services at our school which includes coordinating all therapeutic services, supervising classroom counselors, training staff in effective intervention strategies with students, and supporting individual students’ clinical needs. Clinical experience required, working in a therapeutic school environment is a plus. Master's degree in counseling, mental health or psychology a must. Cornerstone School is administered by Northeastern Family Institute, a non-profit, statewide provider of educational and mental health services to children and families for thirty years.  Please apply through School Spring or email a resume and letter of interest to Suzanne Masland, Regional Director at suzannemasland@nafi.com. Open until filled.

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 Vermont 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 jodieclarke@nafi.com

 

Foster Parents & Respite Providers

Greater Hartford Area

Make a difference in the life of a child! NFI is seeking Vermont homes to support children in need.  A sense of humor, flexibility and willingness to work as a team are essential.  We are also seeking weekend respite providers.  If interested please contact, kathycostello@nafi.com or call (802)343-2623

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR

NFI Hospital Diversion Program

The Hospital Diversion Program of NFI VT is seeking a  full time 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

 

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

 

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. Email cover letter and resume to rachaeldonovan@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 social work or related field required.  This is an entry level, full-time position that includes nights/weekends with an inclusive benefits package.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to: jenniferheintz@nafi.com.

  

Residential Counselor

Village House

The Village House of NFI VT is hiring a residential counselor to serve transitioning youth, 17 – 22 years old, in a staffed house in Chittenden County. The staff will provide structure, service coordination, environmental oversight and supervision.  The focus of the program is to provide independent living skills and increased experience in independence through supportive education, mentoring, community integration, and self-determination. The preferred candidate will have the ability to work independently, yet also be a team player. The opening is full time with full benefits and includes evening, overnight and weekend shifts. Bachelors and related experience preferred. Please contact heatherbarton@nafi.com with cover letter and resume if interested.

 

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.