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97 Career Opportunities at Howard Center Inc


The Residential Manager at Farmhouse provides high level support to adults requiring intensive cognitive, psychiatric, and behavioral support both within their residential home as well as in the community. The scope of a Residential Manager role is to manage and supervise all aspects of developmental services provided to the clients within the home.

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.

New Posting Financial Accountant
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.

Provide administrative, operational, and technical support to agency programs or departments in order to maintain effective and efficient operations. Administrative program coordinators collaborate within and outside their assigned programs, often in roles of process leaders and liaisons to internal and external partners.

Provide case management and service coordination to clients, regardless of their diagnosis, who are on a waiting list or may not yet be eligible for a needed service. Services are intended to assist the family or client to find or maintain stability while waiting for the desired service to become available.

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.

Supervise and oversee an administrative support team that provides administrative, operational, and technical support to the Shared Living Program and programs in order to maintain effective and efficient operations and in addition recruiting and supporting Shared Living Providers.

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

Howard Center is seeking an Executive Assistant to cover a leave from October through March. The Executive Assistant ensures day to day administrative support needs of the Executive Leadership Team are met with expert contextual knowledge, accurate and customer-oriented communications, and the highest degree of confidentiality.

Coordinate and assist with managing the recruitment/hiring process for the Integrated Recruitment team. Howard Center is a nonprofit organization, with a history dating back to 1865. This is a fast-paced position given the high volume of vacancies that we are recruiting for.

Oversee academic assessment, curriculum instruction and progress monitoring of all students in the Jean Garvin School Intensive Program. Lead and support daily operations at the Jean Garvin School Intensive Program, ensuring teachers are proficient in the delivery of the 21st century learning practices including use of technology in the classroom.

The Jean Garvin School, a Therapeutic Day Treatment program of the Howard Center, seeks a Special Educator to join a vigorous alternative education setting.

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.

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.

Join the School Services Program as a Clinician - Floater. Provide mental health, consultation and case management services to youth, using a Social Work model. This is a part time position, 20 hours per week.

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.

Join the School Services Program as a Clinician - Floater. 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.

Plan and prepare nutritionally balanced meals that meet the federal programs that provide healthy food to children. Work closely with the Burlington School Food Project who administers the school food program. And interact with students during meal times, talking with them about food education. This is a part time position, with a minimum of 24 hours per week.

New Posting Access Specialist
We are seeking a motivated, detailed oriented individual to join our Access and Intake Call Center. This position will be taking incoming calls as the first point of contact for most new clients. Grow your knowledge of services in the Chittenden County area as you are trained to assist all client populations regardless of age or diagnosis.

Establish and maintain a therapeutic and stable permanent residential housing environment for adults with mental health/substance use challenges. This is a part time position, 27.5 hours per week.

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.

$1,000 Sign on Bonus Interventionists maintain a healthy living environment by providing supervision, modeling healthy interactions, and responding safely to crisis.

*Internal Applicants Only* Provide short term supprot to Howard Center's Intake Team via a Clinician role. The Clinician for Access and Intake is embedded in the central intake team for Howard Center. Provide assessments, recommendations and referrals for an array of services and support needs.

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.

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. Supervision towards licensure available.

Provide substance use-focused, co-occurring services including Medication Assisted Therapy, assessment, referral, student assistance services, support groups and educational presentations to clients/recipients in a variety of settings. Master's degree required.

Provide intensive, specialized behavioral treatment and support services 1:1 to a client at the Park Street Program in Rutland, Vt.

Sub Job Coaches assist clients with intellectual disabilities at their place of work. This role is part of Project Hire which is a program and provides individualized, on the job training and support to maintain employment.

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 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 reliable and secure communications network to support Howard Center's 60 locations. The ideal candidate will be able to deploy, configure, maintain, and monitor network and VoIP equipment to ensure continuous operation. This position is responsible for maintaining security and quality standards in accordance with HIPAA regulations.

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.

Establish and maintain a therapeutic environment for adults experiencing long term mental health challenges including struggles with addiction. This is a single - staffed, transitional housing program. This is a part time position, with 9.5 hours per week.

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.

Provide intervention and delivery of street based outreach services to persons who are experiencing homelessness, mental impairment 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®.

This position is responsible for protecting and managing clients' health information at Howard Center sites and the integrity of that information.

Job Coaches assist clients with intellectual disabilities at their place of work. This role is part of Project Hire which is a program and provides individualized, on the job training and support to maintain employment.

The Project Hire Assistant Coordinator's role is to provide supervision and program development support and ensures that best practices are used for employment support services.

The Team Lead oversees 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 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.

The Residential Advisor position is a contracted-temporary position, in which an individual would provide overnight supports (9 pm - 8 am) for 6 residents who are participating in the Avenue 7 program.

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.

The Clinician for Access and Intake is embedded in the central intake team for Howard Center. Provide assessments, recommendations and referrals for an array of services and support needs.

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!

This Clinician role provides direct, community-based mental health services to families with young children experiencing severe emotional and behavioral problems.

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.

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!

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.

Ensure a smooth and efficient operation of nursing functions at the Chittenden Clinic. The Charge Nurse is responsible for safely dispensing methadone and buprenorphine products and maintaining all Nursing Dispensary operations.

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.

Educate and advise clients, staff and family members in all benefits questions related to Social Security, Economic Services and Section 8 housing programs. Individuals with personal experience as a beneficiary of Federal and State benefit programs are encouraged to apply.

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. This is a part time position, 34 hours per week.

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.

The School Services Clinician position starts in August 2021. Provide mental health, consultation and case management services to youth, using a Social Work model. Consider this position if you have a Master’s Degree, valid driver's license and are licensed/license-eligible.

Do you want to make a difference in the opioid epidemic? Do you want to be a leader? We are seeking a Clinical Director to work at one of Howard Center’s award-winning addiction programs, Chittenden Clinic.

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.

The Employment Advisor provides highly individualized employment support to a caseload of clients receiving developmental services. Project Hire helps adults to find meaningful, competitively-paid employment. The specific supports and services offered are individualized for each person, based on their interests and employment goals.

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.

The Sub Crisis Clinician provides shift coverage for First Call for Chittenden County, which is Howard Center's emergency services program serving youth and adults in Chittenden County regardless of age or diagnosis.

$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.

Outpatient clinician position to provide therapy to clients receiving developmental services due to intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder diagnosis as well as mental health support needs.

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.

**$1000 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.

Support individual and small group instruction at the Jean Garvin School. Provide class coverage when the Classroom Teachers are absent and teach academic and social skills curriculum to students. Consider this position if you have a Bachelors Degree and have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving history.

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.

**$500 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) positions available.

Provide community-based, specialized, one on one 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)

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.

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.

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).

Substitute position providing nursing care and oversight to individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health needs.

Serve adults, children and families and work closely with local law enforcement to provide the best services to residents at the lowest level of intervention possible. In this position, individuals will be a designated liaison to a specific community but also provide a regional response.