Acute Residential Counselor Adult - Seventy Two Program- $1000 sign on bonus

We value the many contributions of our staff, and we recognize that every person, every job, contributes to the well-being of the children, adults, and families we serve. I hope you will consider joining one of our many teams to make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors and community members.”

-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

Click the link below to learn how Howard Center helps change lives:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Wchi-A_Ks0

Acute Residential Counselor Adult - Seventy Two Program:

Employees in this position may be eligible for up to $3,000 in grant-funded tuition or loan assistance

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. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide supportive counseling, medication management, and crisis intervention, as needed 
  • Help residents strengthen coping and symptom management skills 
  • Help maintain the overall functioning and cleanliness of the house
  • Work with residents on modeling home life and independent living skill
  • Engage residents in fun activities or outings in the community
  • Take residents to medical appointments

Requirements:

  •  A combination of skills, experience and/or education
  • Valid drivers license and use of a personal vehicle

Watch this YouTube clip to hear from people doing the work!

https://youtu.be/44myM2egZV8

Structure:

  • Two part time positions
  • Non-exempt
  • Union 
  • Starting at $20.54/hour
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

Benefits:

  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Retirement through 401(k)
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence. 

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy