MAT Services Navigator – Safe Recovery

Seeking individual to provide comprehensive administrative and clinical oversight and coordination for the Safe Recovery Low Barrier Buprenorphine Program. The purpose of this position is engagement and care coordination for clients receiving low barrier treatment. This position will  work collaboratively with community partners in order to increase access and services for clients engaged with, or needing entry into, the Hub and Spoke model of care. They are responsible for engaging with community MAT providers to improve coordination and collaboration.


  • Direct client services to support wrap around services
  • Community outreach to individuals and providers 
  • Attendance at community coordination meetings 
  • Data collection and program reporting 


  • Master's Degree in counseling, social work, psychology, or closely related field. 
  • At least two years of experience in health care, social services, and/or research
  • Experience with addiction and mental health treatment services
  • Knowledge of community resources and experience in screening and counseling skills.
  • Non-licensed Clinicians must be on the Vermont State Roster of Nonlicensed Noncertified Psychotherapists. 
  • Possession of valid Vermont Driver's license.


  • Full-time (37.5 hours)
  • Exempt
  • Benefits Eligible

Perks and 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); pro-rated for positions 20 hours or more
Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
Life insurance
Flexible spending account
Childcare stipend
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.