Interventionist - Jarrett House (part time)- $500 Sign on Bonus

The Jarrett House is a staff-secure residential home in Burlington serving Vermont children ages 5-14, who are experiencing an acute mental health emergency. 

Interventionists maintain a healthy living environment by providing supervision, modeling healthy interactions, and responding safely to crisis.  In this role you oversee the residence and residents through the overnight hours.  In between comforting children who wake up, you could do light housekeeping, cook and freeze meals for the next day, play Wii, or whatever you bring to help you quietly entertain yourself until the children wake in the morning. 


  • Remain awake during the overnight hours
  • Develop healthy, therapeutic relationships with residents
  • Coordinate/implement behavior plans
  • Assess/adjust the milieu to ensure proper supervision and crisis management
  • Communication and Documentaton of treatment progress


  • A combination of skills, experience and/or education
  • Valid driver's License, and use of a personal vehicle


  • This is a part time position, 19 hours/week (Friday 10:30pm to Saturday 7:30am, Saturday 10:30pm to Sunday 7:30am, and 1 hour of supervision)
  • This is a union position
  • This is a non-exempt position
  • This is an hourly position, at $18.37/hour

Perks & Benefits:

- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee referral program with financial payment
- Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
- Award-winning workplace wellness program HC4ME 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!

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.