Assessment Clinician (maternity leave coverage)

Access & Intake is an integrated and centralized intake for Howard Center. Its purpose is to provide centralized, seamless, and easy access to high quality services and resources at Howard Center.   

Provide initial assessment complete with recommendations and referrals to appropriate services.  The Clinician is trained to work across all client populations regardless of age or diagnosis.  Consider this position if you have a Master's Degree, a valid driver's license and use of a personal vehicle and are licensed/license-eligible. Supervision hours toward clinical license may be available.

Due to COVID-19 this position is currently a remote position providing assessments via telehealth.


  • Provide initial intake assessment to children, youth & adults regardless of diagnosis
  • Provide treatment and service recommendations
  • Be a part of a dynamic team with a passion for supporting clients to access services
  • Learn about and engage with a large variety of Howard Center programs


  • Master's Degree in related field
  • Clinical License or on the Roster of Non-licensed Non-certified Psychotherapists
  • Valid driver's license and use of a personal vehicle
  • 1-2 years of experience working in the human services field
  • Experience with assessment, diagnosis and crisis intervention/de-escalation

Effective January 1, 2016, Vermont regulation mandates that individuals who are on the Roster of Nonlicensed Noncertified Psychotherapists, through the Office of Professional Regulation, must be actively working towards professional licensure and be fully licensed within 5 years of Roster date of issue. This rule does not apply to First Call for Chittenden County.


  • This is a temporary sub role to cover a maternity leave starting in November
  • Hourly rate of $23.92 (licensed hourly rate is $24.97)

Perks and Benefits:

This position is not eligible for traditional employment benefits, but Howard Center  partners with many local businesses to offer voluntary benefits to all employees. While these benefits may change at the discretion of the partner businesses examples of long-standing voluntary benefits include discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, and auto/home insurance, among others.

Howard Center also boasts an award-winning workplace wellness program. HC4ME is a multi-year recipient of the Vermont Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports award. The HC4ME Committee coordinates physical fitness groups for Howard Center staff, occasional activities such as on-site massage, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education including a full-day annual wellness fair for staff.

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.