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102 Career Opportunities at Howard Center Inc


New Posting Registered Nurse
Provide nursing oversight and support for residential programs that serve individuals with persistent and/or severe mental health conditions. Ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines and quality assurance; provide education and training to residential staff on safe medication administration, medical procedures, personal care, common diagnoses and treatments; and consultation for other medical concerns as they arise.

New Posting Care Coordinator
Support families and client teams by conducting regular meetings, initiating contact, attending home visits and team meetings, and managing a client's team of support.

Provide a range of treatment services for offenders with co-occurring disorders who are involved in the criminal justice system, and who have been referred to an alternative sentencing track through a treatment court. Master's degree required.

Provide comprehensive mental health services to children and their families throughout Chittenden County, while working alongside a team of clinical professionals inside of homes, and educational settings.

Provide essential services to adults living with substance use disorders at this fast-paced, 24/7, short term social detox and crisis stabilization program. This is a great learning opportunity for someone interested in the field of substance use.

Provide support to community members and law enforcement by responding to calls related to mental health, substance abuse, and other social service needs by providing immediate support and referral to resources for community members.

Provide evaluation assistance for Safe Recovery’s Targeted Capacity Expansion SAMHSA grant aimed to evaluate the low barrier buprenorphine program. Basic functions include recruiting, screening and interacting with grant participants, conducting urinalysis testing, conducting study visits and follow-up assessments, and performing data collection and management.

Join the Development and Communications Team to increase philanthropic support and awareness of Howard Center. Manage all aspects of a year-round, comprehensive annual giving campaign that is integrated with the activities of the team and lead the implementation of several high-quality virtual and in-person community education and fundraising events.

New Posting Safety Specialist
Assist with the development, implementation and promotion of initiatives to continuously enhance the agency-wide safety program. Coordinate and participate in the management of the agency’s Workers Compensation claims and maintain knowledge of safety and workers compensation regulations to ensure compliance of safety programs.

Oversee residential programs serving adults diagnosed with major mental illness. Provide supervision and training to staff and assist in the creation of treatment/crisis plans. Master's degree required.

The Family Counselor position provides short term, intensive in-home treatment to families to either prevent child placement out of the home, or to reunify a child with their family or placement.

Provides intervention and case management to families through direct service, coordinating and collaborating with internal/external professionals and resources, and documenting services.

Provide a safe environment for persons with mental health challenges and co-occurring disorders living in an independent permanent housing environment. Gain experience in a program that utilizes a harm-reduction approach! We currently have two part time positions 7.5 hours each. We would be happy to combine the two, if that works best for you.

Provide essential services to adults living with substance use disorders at this fast-paced, 24/7, short term social detox and crisis stabilization program. This is a great learning opportunity for someone interested in the field of substance use.

The School Services Program helps children, ages 3-22 and their families address challenges so that children can experience healthy development and school success. School Services Clinicians act as the link between home, school and community in order to promote and support students' overall school and social success.

Provide services for youth and adults at the Howard Center's Chittenden County Emergency Services Program, regardless of age or diagnosis. This position focuses on triage and placement coordination. This is a contracted position.

Create a safe and supportive home environment for adults with mental health issues. Lakeview is a long-term recovery-based Howard Center group home for 16 adults with mental health challenges. Many of our residents have lived together for decades, and several of our dedicated team members have worked at Lakeview for decades as well.

Sign On Bonus Howard Center's Facilities Department is seeking a Full-time Environmental Services Technician. Environmental Services Technicians ensure a safe and clean environment for Howard Center employees and clients. Consider this position if you take pride in your work!

The School Services Program helps children, ages 3-22 and their families address challenges so that children can experience healthy development and school success.

The Employment Advisor works as part of a team to provide individualized employment support to a caseload of clients receiving developmental services. Project Hire helps adults to find meaningful, competitively-paid employment In Chittenden County. The specific supports and services offered are individualized for each person, based on their interests and employment goals.

Join the Project Hire team and provide individualized on the job support to assist adults receiving in maintaining employment.

Managing recruitment, contracting and training for the Shared Living Program. Also provide administrative supervision and building operations support to Long Term Supports and Services programs.

Purchase and maintain adequate inventory levels, and distribution of supplies and PPE for all of the agency's sites and programs. This Coordinator works closely with client services customers and the Facilities team to assess and forecast supply needs, manage logistics, and meet the agency's needs for items that contribute to the safety and health of staff and clients.

Seeking an RN to provide advanced professional nursing care to patients receiving Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorder. This individual will work collaboratively with prescribing physicians and care coordination teams to provide wrap-around care for patients in an outpatient setting.

Provide professional mental health and/or substance abuse crisis response, clinical counseling/therapy, care coordination and case management services to clients. Clinicians will conduct client assessments, coordinate services, and provide individual and group counseling to assigned clients.

Provide essential services to adults living with substance use disorders at this fast-paced, 24/7, short term social detox and crisis stabilization program. This is a great learning opportunity for someone interested in the field of substance use. Sub - Clinicians cover open shifts due to vacancies and planned/unplanned time off.

Supervise and monitor clients to ensure structure and safety, provide group intervention and individual support, and offer case management and therapeutic services.

Provide residential-based, specialized support to clients who possess a range of intellectual disabilities. Patience, relationship-building skills, and boundary-setting are necessary skills for this position, as some individuals you will work with have challenging behaviors.

Provide quality assistance to clients, community members, the general public and employees of the agency and will ensure efficient and smooth day-to-day operations of our building.

Provide the administration, configuration, design, development, maintenance, upgrades, vendor relations, troubleshooting, report development, and tier II/III support for the Agency's mission- critical application set.

Provide residential-based, specialized, one on one support to clients who possess a range of intellectual disabilities. Patience, relationship-building skills, and boundary-setting are necessary skills for this position, as some individuals you will work with have challenging behaviors.

Provide support to clients who possess a range of intellectual disabilities. This position requires strong crisis de-escalation skills and flexibility. Work with a large variety of teams, clients and community partners. Full time and part time positions available (40 hrs/wk and 30 hrs/wk)

**$1000 Sign on Bonus for full time positions** Developmental Services is eager to hire new members to our team! Provide 1:1 support to clients receiving Developmental Services in the community, residential and/or job setting. This position works with a variety of clients with specialized supports and clinical needs. Full time (40 hours) and part time (20 hours or 30 hours) positions available.

Wide variety of shifts available to work as a substitute staff supporting individuals with developmental disabilities. Commit to shifts based on your availability while actively helping clients with high need for personal care, special care, or particular behavioral or mental health supports.

A sub position that allows you to pick up shifts that work for you schedule. Facilitate community integration for clients with intellectual disabilities who may also have behavioral and/or psychiatric challenges by providing individualized support.

Howard Center provides Internships to undergrads and master's level students in a wide array of settings and programs.

Deliver case management services administratively and clinically to an assigned caseload of clients (adults 18 years or older) with major mental illnesses and co-occurring disorders.

Work to reduce cultural barriers for members of the refugee, New American, and resettled community in need of services for mental health, substance use disorders and/or intellectual disabilities. This position works across home, community, school, and office settings with adults, youth, families, groups and community partners.

Work to reduce cultural barriers for members of the refugee, New American, and resettled community in need of services for mental health, substance use disorders and/or intellectual disabilities. This Team Lead position provides supervision and support and guidance to Community Liaisons.

Lead efforts to develop and maintain the security infrastructure and culture, applying a broad knowledge of best practices to meet the agency’s needs for protection from threats

Join our team to provide direct service and administrative supervision to Behavior Interventionists in the INCLUSION Program. Consider this position if you have a Bachelor's Degree, professional work in the field, and feel comfortable in a leadership position.

Provide intensive and specialized instructional and behavioral treatment and support services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Maintain a therapeutic and stable residential group home for adults who are considered to have major mental illness and/or substance use issues. The home is a licensed Level IV TCR.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: The Access Specialist is a detail oriented role within the Access and Intake Call Center. This position takes incoming calls as the first point of contact for most new clients, spanning all ages and diagnoses. The Access Specialist provides information, systems navigation, initial screening, basic eligibility determination, schedules intake assessments, and knowledge of services.

First Call for Chittenden County is Howard Center's emergency services program serving youth and adults in Chittenden County regardless of age or diagnosis. A Substitute Crisis Clinician covers shifts due to vacancies and planned/unplanned time off and has the full responsibilities of a Crisis Clinician.

The Early Childhood Program offers home-based parenting education and support; supportive counseling for children; consultation, advocacy and case management; and behavioral consultation and support in childcare, preschool, and Head Start classroom settings.

Provide consultation, clinical leadership and direct care to assigned services in the Safe Recovery program. Looking to fill this role as medical provider for a low-barrier buprenorphine program.

This position is responsible for protecting and managing clients' health information at Howard Center sites and the integrity of that information. This is accomplished through auditing functions, the processing of authorizations, communicating with staff and others, and providing training and support as needed.

Seeking individual who will serve as an integral part of Howard Center’s accounting team to account for the Agency’s operations in accordance with U.S. GAAP and to assist in preparing, reviewing and maintaining the financial statements.

The Urgent Care Case Manager provides support for clients who are at or near a point of crisis and needing additional support to stabilize. This may include clients experiencing first episode psychosis or are otherwise hearing voices, clients who have discharged from a crisis stabilization program without established services and clients who are frequent contacts at the University of Vermont Medical Center Emergency Department and/or First Call for Chittenden County.

Support individual and small group instruction at the Baird School. The Baird School provides an alternative educational environment for children ages 5-14 (grades K-8) whose needs cannot be met in a regular educational environment due to social, emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Consider this position if you have a Bachelor's Degree, hold a EducLevel_1 license and have a valid driver's license

Provide case management services to clients who have been approved by the Vermont State's Attorney's office and accepted into the Chittenden County Adult Drug Treatment Court.

Establish and maintain a therapeutic and stable permanent residential housing environment for adults with mental health/substance use challenges.

Provide services to patients dependent/recovering from dependence on opioids. The Chittenden Clinic is a large Opioid Treatment Program in Chittenden County, serving 1,000 patients. Our Medical Director, John Brooklyn, is a 2019 recipient of the Nyswander-Dole award for his contribution to the field of OUD treatment. We have a harm reduction orientation, use evidence-based interventions, and have a dedicated group of professionals using an inter-disciplinary team approach to client care.

Work with clients and community partners as part of a Howard Center team serving individuals receiving medication assisted treatment through the Chittenden Clinic/HUB. Carry a full case load and deliver comprehensive case management and health home services based on individual client needs.

Facilitate community integration and independent living skills for clients with intellectual disabilities who are a part of the Avenue 7 program. Clients may also have behavioral and/or psychiatric challenges by providing individualized support.

The INCLUSION Program and Baird School is seeking a Clinical Behavior Specialist - Associate to join an innovative team that supports the social, emotional, behavioral, and academic needs of students within their school settings throughout Chittenden County.

Provide support and guidance to individuals with mental health and substances abuse challenges, living in our residential homes. In this position, you could train to work in up to 10 residential/group homes, each one unique in population, structure and shifts.

Do you like to provide students with varied community based learning opportunities? If you do, then the Fay Honey Knopp Memorial School is the school for you!

Join the Project Hire team and provide individualized on the job support to assist adults receiving in maintaining employment.

Provide a combination of outpatient therapy to children as well as Parent Child Interaction therapy to families with young children.

Family Clinicians in INCLUSION program provide innoviative supports to children in public schools through leadership, assessment and service provision.

Rewarding opportunity currently available for a Psychiatrist to join Howard Center's outpatient team. As a member of this team you will provide psychiatric consultation and clinical leadership. This is a temporary position.

Seeking Maintenance Technician to provide both routine and complex maintenance support services to multiple sites throughout the state. This job is accountable for accomplishing tasks in the building trades including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, HVAC, equipment servicing, risk management , and relocation.

Maintain a therapeutic and stable residential group home for adults with severe mental illness and/or substance use issues. The home is a State licensed (Level IV) Therapeutic Community Residence with the capacity to serve 8 adults and is staffed by two Residential Counselors at all times.

Provide support services for congenitally deaf-blind adults with significant mental health issues. Work in clients' homes and in the community providing visual and auditory information needed for clients to interact with others. This is a substitute position so hours and schedule will vary.

Play an important role in helping people in your community. Join the Street Outreach team where you will provide street-based outreach services to individuals who are experiencing homelessness, mental health crises or substance use concerns.

INTERNAL ONLY -This position is a part of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy consultation team and will co-facilitate weekly DBT skills groups for individuals with intellectual disabilities and ASD. Seeking candidates familiar with DBT and who have skills in teaching/managing group settings.

The Clinical Supervisor II is a senior supervisory position combining direct clinical services to individuals/groups/families, supervise clinicians, and oversee VT MOMS®.

Provide direct crisis response/resolution services that are informed and guided by a candidate's personal experience with recovery from mental health and/or substance use conditions. This is a substitute position, and the hours will vary. Ideal candidate will have interest in Social Justice and Disability Rights.

Provide intensive specialized instructional and behavioral treatment and support services to children with emotional, behavioral, and/or developmental disabilities, in order to promote healthy and adaptive social, emotional, and behavioral functioning.

**$500 Sign on Bonus**Provide 1:1 community-based services within the ARCh (Accessing Resources for Children) Program. Clients have a potential range of support needs including intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, or an emotional/behavioral challenge.

Join a team of dynamic professionals working at our homeless shelter. Safe Haven is a single-staffed, transitional housing program for adults with mental health challenges.

Be part of the solution and come join Vermont's globally recognized opiate treatment program at the Chittenden Clinic in South Burlington. You will work under Vermont's opiate use disorder expert, Dr. John Brooklyn, who incorporates new and innovative methods of treatment into daily practice. Howard Center was also recipient of the National Council for Behavioral Health's 2019 Excellence in Addictions Treatment Award!

Provide service coordination to a caseload of approximately 13 clients who are receiving developmental services. Supervise direct services staff, operate on clinical teams, provide crisis support and interact with a variety of community programs.

Leadership position with excellent professional development opportunities! Provide administrative and clinical supervision and ensure that adequate case management services are provided to persons with major mental illnesses.

Provide assessments, screenings, interventions and overall supportive services to children, adults and families within Chittenden County who are in crisis.

Seeking Registered Nurses to work in the Chittenden Clinic, Howard Center's Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program. Substitute staff cover vacations/vacancies and advance notice is provided.

Part time Respite Provider role to support children in a theraputic model via a community based setting.

Supervise staff/interns and provide counseling and health home services to people who are dependent on opioids in the context of an outpatient opioid treatment program.

This position provides consultation, clinical leadership and direct care to assigned services in the Safe Recovery program. Looking to fill this role as a medical provider for a low-barrier buprenorphine program.

The Behavior Analyst conducts behavioral assessments, develops comprehensive behavioral treatment plans, supervises Behavior Interventionists, collaborates with educational teams and families, and provides crisis supports.

Plan and prepare meals, order and purchase supplies, and engage in positive interactions with residents of the Lakeview Care Home.

Facilitate community integration and independent living skills for clients with intellectual disabilities who are a part of the SUCCEED program. Clients may also have behavioral and/or psychiatric challenges by providing individualized support.

Sub - Clinicians cover open shifts due to vacancies and planned/unplanned time off. A hospital diversion program, ASSIST is staffed 24/7/365 and supports adults as they transition from inpatient to outpatient services or stabilize from personal crises. Staff supervise and monitor clients to ensure structure and safety, provide group intervention and individual support, and offer case management and therapeutic services.

Become a part of a growing and fast paced team hiring, coordinating and supervising direct staff for clients receiving Developmental Services. This position requires development of hiring and supervisory programming for direct staff.

Provide direct support at residential program serving clients receiving Developmental Services. Provide high level support to adults requiring intensive psychiatric, behavioral and/or medical support both within their residential homes as well as in the community. Opportunities for schedules include daytime, evening, overnight and weekend hours.

Provide leadership and oversight for academic portions of school program, including training/guiding teachers in differentiating instruction, and ensuring that student's individual education goals, services, modifications and accommodations are being implemented. The Fay Honey Knopp School is based in Rutland, VT.

Rewarding opportunity currently available for a Psychiatrist to join Howard Center's outpatient team. As a member of this team you will provide psychiatric consultation and clinical leadership.

$2,000 Sign On Bonus Provide a broad spectrum of community-based services designed to educate and guide skill development for caregivers and children to re-mediate the effects of trauma, overcome skill deficits and promote healthy normative development.

Establish and maintain a therapeutic environment for adults with mental health/substance use challenges and a history of homelessness. Develop and implement treatment plans and teach independent living skills.

Provide direct service supports at the Transition House which is a youth residential treatment program in Essex, VT accommodating up to 4 male residents.

Full Time and Part Time positions available! Maintain a therapeutic, clean, and stable residential environment for adults with mental health challenges and/or substance use issues during in the overnight hours. Overnight shifts are often double-staffed.

Cover open shifts (day, evening, weekends, awake overnights) at the Park Street Program in Rutland, VT. Maintain a healthy living environment for adolescent males by providing supervision, modeling healthy interactions, and responding safely to crisis.

$2,000 Sign on Bonus Interventionists maintain a healthy living environment by providing supervision, modeling healthy interactions, and responding safely to crisis.

**$2000 Sign on Bonus** Provide intensive clinical support and therapeutic opportunities in both a residential setting and in the community to individuals with cognitive and mental health challenges. The residential programs are modeled off of a home setting serving between 3-6 clients. The Residential Instructor implements the support and crisis plans (utilizing Therapeutic Options training), in collaboration with the greater treatment team. Client needs are complex and range in intensity of supports provided, as well as number of weekly hours and schedule. This direct service role exhibits commitment to the philosophy of community inclusion, self-determination, and individualized growth for people with intellectual disabilities.

Jean Garvin School is expanding their current structure to include supports for a more intensive educational program and wants YOU to be a part of it! This is a great opportunity to help grow a unique, new program for youth in our community. The Jean Garvin School is a State Board of Education approved independent school. It provides a therapeutic educational program offering unique learning opportunities to inspire personal change and well-being for adolescents, ages 12-18 years, grades 7-12.

Cover shifts at the Lakeview Home due to vacancies and planned/unplanned time off. Lakeview is a long term recovery based Howard Center group home for 16 adults with mental health challenges. Our staff strives to create a safe and supportive home setting. Many of our residents have lived together for decades, and several of our dedicated team members have worked at Lakeview for decades as well.

Seeking bi-lingual clinician to provide direct office based and community based clinical services to individuals, groups and/or families in the community including mental health and/or substance abuse counseling/therapy, risk assessment, clinical care coordination and case management services.

Provide support to 3-6 clients with cognitive and mental health challenges in a residential setting and in the community. Client needs are complex and range in intensity of supports provided. Sub - Residential Instructors cover open shifts (day, evening, weekends, overnights) due to vacancies and planned/unplanned time as they have availability.

Seeking candidate to provide screening for incapacitation due to alcohol or other drug use, and supervise those who are housed as they become legally sober. The St. Albans Public Inebriate Program (PIP) provides a safe and supervised environment for individuals who are incapacitated due to alcohol or other drugs.

The Jarrett House is a staff-secure residential home in Burlington serving children ages 5-13, who are experiencing an acute mental health emergency. Sub - Interventionists cover open shifts (day, evening, weekends, awake overnights).