SUB - Acute Residential Counselor Youth - Jarrett House

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-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

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SUB - Acute Residential Counselor Youth - Jarrett House:

Provide service in a residential home serving children ages 5-13, who are experiencing an acute mental health emergency. 

Join the Crisis Stabilization team at the Jarrett House. The Jarrett House is a staff-secure residential home in Burlington, Vermont for youth.

Sub - Acute Residential Counselors cover planned and unplanned time off.


  • Develop healthy, therapeutic relationships with residents
  • Coordinate/implement behavior plans
  • Assess/adjust the milieu to ensure proper supervision and crisis management
  • Communication and documentation of treatment progress
  • Provide a healthy living environment, modeling healthy interaction
  • Respond safely to crisis


  • A combination of skills, experience and/or education
  • High School Degree


  • Substitute position
  • Open shifts (day, evening, weekends, awake overnights) due to vacancies
  • Starting at $20.54 an hour
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

Click the link below to hear from Individuals currently in this role:


  • 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!

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.