Interventionist - Transition House - $2,000 Sign on Bonus

The Transition House is a 4-bed residential treatment program in Essex, VT.  The goal of the work is to promote and support successful transitions for adolescent males, back into their communities.

Become a teacher, mentor, mediator and life coach to our residents, while developing therapeutic relationships and modeling healthy life skills.  This position comes with valuable supervision and training and the opportunity for professional growth within the agency.


  • Model and teach independent living skills
  • Develop therapeutic relationships with residents
  • Implement conflict resolution strategies
  • Teach healthy emotion regulations skills
  • Assist in the daily living of adolescents residing in this residential home
  • Provide proper level of supervision


  • A combination of skills, experience and/or education
  • Use of a personal vehicle with a clean driving record
  • Travel throughout Chittenden County
  • Ability to make decisions in a crisis independently


  • This is a full time, benefits-eligible position
  • Shifts include evenings, weekends and asleep overnights
  • This is a union position
  • This position is paid hourly, at $18.37 per hour

Perks & Benefits:

  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families 
  • Delta dental 
  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service)
  • Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Childcare stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial incentive
  • 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.