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108 Career Opportunities at Howard Center Inc


Work alongside our head cook to order, prepare and serve healthy school lunches at the Baird School in Burlington, VT. Enjoy part time, academic-day hours in this year-round position.

The Park Street Program is a residential treatment program in Rutland, VT specializing in therapy for adolescent males who have engaged in sexually harmful behaviors. Programming is family centered and trauma informed.

Provide mental health, consultation and case management services to youth, using a Social Work model.

Provide clinical services and case management for youth served at the Transition House. This includes initial assessment, development of treatment plans, timely documentation of services provided, clinical formulations and recommendations, provision of individual, group and/or family therapy and discharge planning.

Provide mental health, consultation and case management services to youth, using a Social Work model.

Family and Community Based Services provide individualized, child-centered and family friendly supports to help families with children ages 4-17 who have significant emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges. Clinicians provide assessment, in-home family support, crisis intervention and advocacy to help families access needed services and supports.

Provide mental health, consultation and case management services to youth, using a Social Work model.

Sign On Bonus: Ensure a safe and clean environment for Howard Center employees and clients adhering to rules regarding health and safety.

Provide both routine and complex maintenance support services to multiple Howard Center sites

Provide evidence-based supported employment services by assisting individuals with mental health challenges, obtain and maintain meaningful employment. People with lived experience with mental health conditions encouraged to apply.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY - Provide substitute coverage or additional coverage for staff during absences and provide back-up pager coverage. Respond flexibly to program needs and coordinate scheduling when needed.

The Clinical Supervisor II is a senior supervisory position in Outpatient Services. This position will combine direct clinical services to individuals/groups/families and supervise clinicians.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY- This position is only open to current full-time employees of Howard Center’s Access & Intake Program*

Provide case management and specialized intervention services to clients in the syringe exchange and low barrier buprenorphine program.

New Posting Intake Navigator
Provide case management and service coordination to clients, regardless of diagnosis. Explore services throughout Chittenden County, coordinating with multiple stakeholders both in and outside of Howard Center to best meet client needs.

Oversee a team of up to 6 Program Managers and direct staff. This role offers leadership, supervision, expertise and risk assessment in the areas of residential, day supports, crisis/clinical and family respite.

Provide supervision to residential staff, oversees implementation of the identified supports outlined in Individual Support Agreement, and monitor the budget.

Provide services to clients in psychiatric and/or alcohol/substance abuse crisis in two short term residential programs. The position will work across crisis stabilization programs, including ACT1 (public inebriate program), BRIDGE (detox), and ASSIST (mental health crisis) with potential to expand to other programs if needed.

Provide mental health, consultation and case management services to youth, using a Social Work model. 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 psychiatric consultation and clinical leadership as part of the Howard Center's medical team. This is a part time position that opens in June 2022.

As a member of the Career Connections program, educate and advise staff, clients and their family members concerning benefits related to Social Security, Economic Services and Subsidized Housing programs. Careers Connections serves adults with mental health conditions. Ideal candidate will have diverse knowledge of State and Federally funded benefits, program rules, and disabilities. (This position requires in-person services to clients. There is not a remote option)

Provide life skills education, social engagement, resource connection, and supportive counseling to individuals in the Community Support Program. The Community Support Programs serves adults residing in Chittenden County who are living with a major mental illness and co-occurring substance use challenges. Consider this position if you would like to assist in a person's recovery with a strengths-based and client-focused approach.

Assist clients participating in our Community Support Program (CSP) in looking for and securing safe and affordable housing. Serve Chittenden County adults 18 and older with severe and/or persistent mental health challenges.

Lead the development and implementation of proactive DEI and racial justice initiatives in alignment with Howard Center’s strategic plan to create a learning and working environment where all have an opportunity to succeed. This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and works collaboratively with the agency leadership team to promote shared racial justice and DEI priorities.

Work alongside First Call for Chittenden County crisis team to provide support to clients who need care coordination, follow-up, or proactive support in accessing crisis or emergency support services.

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

Manage and supervise all aspects of service for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorder. Work within a clinical team to develop, plan, and implement case management, therapy, and community/residential assistance.

This Registered Nurse will facilitate the professional role development and growth of nurses with the primary focus of equipping competent nurses to provide quality care for Howard Center clients.

Assist adults and families gain access to the mental health and substance abuse services needed to support employment and self-sufficiency. Provide integrated service planning, coordination and case management for men and women enrolled in *Reach-Up that suffer from mental health and/or substance use disorders.

Plan and prepare nutritionally balanced meals that meet the federal programs that provide healthy food to children (National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Summer Food Service Program, and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program).

Provide intensive, behavioral, community-based treatment services to children, ages 2-21, diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Teach adolescents with learning challenges, ASD, Complex Trauma and other mental health challenges. Manage classrooms with differentiated instruction. Capable of being compassionately assertive, utilizing Relational and Trauma Informed instructional strategies.

Establish and maintain effective Employee and Labor relations through consistent application of the Agency’s policies and applicable bargaining agreements by providing day-to day support to managers and employee on a multitude of workplace issues.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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

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.

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. This is accomplished through auditing functions, the processing of authorizations, communicating with staff and others, and providing training and support as needed.

A Crisis Clinician provides assessment, intervention, support, assistance and referrals to youth and adults who are experiencing a mental health emergency, emotional distress or are in a self-defined crisis. Consider this position if you have a Masters Degree, are licensed/license eligible and a valid driver's license.

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 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.

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.

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.

Join our multi-disciplinary leadership team in a rewarding and fast-paced clinic setting. The Clinical Supervisor provides leadership, triage and consultation during dosing hours. Alternative schedule: 6am-2pm Monday through Friday.

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. This is a part time position with a minimum of ten hours/week.

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).