SUB- Acute Residential Counselor Adult- ASSIST

"We value the many contributions of our staff, and we recognize that every person, every job, contributes to the well-being of the children, adults, and families we serve. I hope you will consider joining one of our many teams to make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors and community members."

-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

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SUB - Acute Residential Counselor Adult - ASSIST:

Supervise and monitor clients to ensure structure and safety, as well as group intervention, individual support, and case management services.  Substitute staff fill in when there are gaps in the schedule due to planned/unplanned vacancies and vacations.

ASSIST is a residential setting for adults needing crisis respite and stabilization services and can serve up to 6 adults at a time. A hospital diversion program, ASSIST is staffed 24/7/365 and supports adults as they transition from inpatient to outpatient services or stabilize from personal crises.


  • Facilitate therapeutic groups 
  • Prepare meals
  • Collaborate with the medical treatment team
  • Monitor psychiatric symptoms of clients


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


  • Substitute position
  • Pay rate is $21.66 an hour


  • 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.