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96 Career Opportunities at Howard Center Inc


Provide clinical direction and oversight of the Chittenden Clinic, one of the largest medication treatment programs for opioid use disorder in the country, serving approximately 1000 patients. Master's degree and clinical licensure required.


Provide both routine and complex maintenance support services to multiple Howard Center sites.


We have an opening for an experienced Maintenance Specialist to provide both routine and complex maintenance support services to multiple Howard Center sites throughout the state. To be considered for this position you must have specialized skills required to perform specialty jobs.


Seeking individual to pick-up and deliver client and staff artwork for exhibits to support the Arts Collective mission.  Part time, 6 hrs/wk.


Care Coordinators are responsible for eligibility determination, assessment of need, plan development to address a child's needs and coordination of multiple services. This position is within the ARCh team which serves children and young adults, up to the age of 22, who have intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder or an emotional/behavioral challenge.


Maintain a therapeutic and stable residential group home for adults with severe mental illness and/or substance use issues. This home is State licensed, (Level IV) Therapeutic Community Residence, with the capacity to serve eight adults, and is always staffed by two Residential Counselors. This is a 32-hr/wk position.


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.


Ensure a safe, healthy, and functional environment while providing direct service to adult clients. This role also provides guidance and assistance in order to help clients meet their individual goals.  Maintain a therapeutic and stable residential group home for adults with a range of intellectual disabilities, mental illness and/or substance use issues.

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New Posting Program Manager

Manage and supervise all aspects of service for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorder. Work within a clinical team to develop, plan, and implement case management, therapy, and community/residential assistance.


This is a unique position that provides support to children outside of the classroom and in the community. The interventionist can get creative with planning daily sessions that are fun and productive yet tailored to each child's likes and dislikes.


Provide 1:1 treatment service to individuals ages 2-21 with an autism spectrum disorder. Services are provided in, home, school, and community settings, targeting teaching essential skills including social communication, adaptive behavior, daily living, and functional learning skills.


The Direct Support Professional Coordinator will oversee the hiring and coordination of staff daily and monthly schedules. In addition, this position will also be responsible for the recruitment and retention for substitutes. This role supports Developmental Services programming.


Join the dynamic Access and Intake team as our newest Intake Clinician! You will have the opportunity to hone your clinical assessment and diagnostic skills while supporting diverse clients to connect with appropriate services.


Develop and manage individualized assessment, treatment and behavioral support services for children, youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), mental health and other developmental disabilities and guides all care providers in prescribed interventions. Also, supervise and assure staff provides specialized, effective interventions. Provide ASD consultation to schools, families/caregivers or other team members as directed.


Assist clients participating in our Community Support Program (CSP) in looking for and securing safe and affordable housing. Serve Chittenden County adults 18 and older with severe and/or persistent mental health challenges.


Join the Outpatient team to provide Intensive Outpatient level of care and work in the Federal treatment courts.


Exciting new opportunity: join a multi-disciplinary team in the new Mental Health Urgent Care. This will provide a welcome alternative to the Emergency Department for individuals seeking Mental Health Care Monday through Friday during the daytime hours.


Exciting new opportunity: join a multi-disciplinary team in the new Mental Health Urgent Care. This will provide a welcome alternative to the Emergency Department for individuals seeking Mental Health Care during daytime hours from Monday through Friday.


Fay Honey Knopp Memorial School is seeking a special education teacher that is passionate about embracing each student's individuality and strengths, while helping to differentiate specialized instruction in a small group setting to support student academic success in a friendly, therapeutic, and encouraging environment.



Develop, plan and teach academic and social skills curriculum for student(s) in the Baird School.


The ideal candidate will have sufficient course work in either math or science to facilitate an engaging learning environment with opportunity for hands on, experiential learning that will connect academic skills with practical application in the real world. Working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary to help differentiate curriculum and support varied learning styles will be provided.


Join our growing Peer Support Services at Howard Center!  We are expanding roles and opportunities for peer specialists to work within our community-based Mobile Crisis Program. Peer specialists will respond with clinicians to offer support including but not limited to providing appropriate community resources and follow up.  See full post for details.


Join an innovative team that offers specialized clinical support and therapeutic opportunities to help promote healthy social, emotional, and behavioral functioning with adolescent males who have engaged in sexually harmful behaviors. The Park Street program is a family centered, trauma informed residential treatment program located in Rutland, VT.


Support adults who have intensive needs that live in Howard Center's homeless shelter. Safe Haven is a single-staffed, transitional housing program. This role ensures a safe, healthy, and functional environment while providing direct service to adult clients.  Schedule options are listed in the full post.


The School Services Program helps children, ages 5-22 and their families address challenges so that children can experience healthy development and school success. School Services Clinicians act as the link between home, school and community in order to promote and support students' overall school and social success.


Provide mental health, consultation and case management services to youth, using a Social Work model. This is a co-hire position between Howard Center and the Essex Westford School District.


Exciting new opportunity: join a multi-disciplinary team in the new Mental Health Urgent Care. This will provide a welcome alternative to the Emergency Department for individuals seeking Mental Health Care Monday through Friday during the daytime hours.


Exciting new opportunity: join a multi-disciplinary team in the new Mental Health Urgent Care. This will provide a welcome alternative to the Emergency Department for individuals seeking Mental Health Care during daytime hours from Monday through Friday.


Exciting new opportunity: join a multi-disciplinary team in the new Mental Health Urgent Care. This will provide a welcome alternative to the Emergency Department for individuals seeking Mental Health Care during daytime hours from Monday through Friday.


Exciting new opportunity: lead a multi-disciplinary team in the new Mental Health Urgent Care. This will provide a welcome alternative to the Emergency Department for individuals seeking Mental Health Care during daytime hours from Monday through Friday.


Become a member of the Project Hire team as a job coach, providing personalized support to individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorder as they strive to develop skills at their current place of employment.


New Posting Medical Assistant

Facilitate client care delivery by supporting nurses, medical providers, and the clinical team in both clinical and administrative capacities. The Medical Assistant in this position will provide support with medication management for patients who use automated medication dispensers, coordinate with external medical providers and pharmacies, obtain vital signs and verify medication lists, and assist RN's with training caregivers on safe medication administration practices and patient care.


The Jarrett House is a crisis stabilization program specializing in trauma treatment and psychiatric care of children. The Jarrett House is a staff-secure residential home in Burlington serving Vermont children ages 5-13, who are experiencing an acute mental health emergency.


Seeking Registered Nurses to work in the Chittenden Clinic.  The Chittenden Clinic is one of the largest medication treatment programs for opioid use disorder in the country, serving approximately 1000 patients.


Work with clients and community partners as part of a Howard Center team serving individuals receiving medication for opioid use disorders through the Chittenden Clinic/HUB. Carry a full case load and deliver comprehensive case management and health home services based on individual client needs.


Ensure a safe, healthy, and functional environment while providing direct service to adult clients. This role also provides guidance and assistance in order to help clients meet their individual goals.  Lakeview is a long-term recovery-based Howard Center group home for 16 adults with mental health challenges. Many of our residents have lived together for decades, and several of our dedicated team members have worked at Lakeview for decades as well.


Provide instructional and behavioral treatment for children with emotional, behavioral, and/or developmental disabilities.

We currently have Interventionist positions open in both the INCLUSION program and The Baird School.


Howard Center completes Children’s Personal Care Services assessments for Chittenden County residents. We are seeking several HC employees to be trained as Evaluators, determining medical necessity for PCA services.

You must be an HC-paid employee and have a high school diploma/GED - no clinical experience or college degree necessary! First, you’ll attend a virtual training in which you’re provided tools and resources. Next, you’ll be added as an On-Call Evaluator in e3 and Credible. When you’re ready for an assignment, contact Haley Miller and she’ll assign you the next client on the waitlist.



Provide therapy to children with mental health needs in both school and clinic settings to improve functioning, decrease symptomology, and increase overall wellbeing. Successful candidates are trauma-informed, flexible, competent clinical writers, and able to navigate technology. Position offers high quality supervision, continuing education, and membership on a mature and dynamic outpatient team.


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.


A sub position that allows you to pick up shifts that work for you schedule. Facilitate community integration for clients with intellectual disabilities who may also have behavioral and/or psychiatric challenges by providing individualized support.


Work alongside First Call for Chittenden County crisis team to provide support to clients who need care coordination, follow-up, or proactive support in accessing crisis or emergency support services. Services are intended to provide in the moment support, connect the individual or family to services and resources, and coordinate care among providers or systems. This position is mobile throughout Chittenden County and coordinates with multiple stakeholders and providers both in and outside of Howard Center to best meet individual or family needs.


The Employment Advisor works as part of a team to provide individualized employment support to a caseload of clients receiving developmental services. Project Hire helps adults to find meaningful, competitively-paid employment In Chittenden County. The specific supports and services offered are individualized for each person, based on their interests and employment goals.


Seeking an experienced licensed registered nurse to join the medical team at the Chittenden Clinic. Function in the intersecting roles of change agent, mentor, and facilitator of learning, drawing on adult learning theories and evidence-based practice to transform clinical nursing practice. This role involves identifying staff training needs, developing curriculum, and implementing tailored educational programs, including hands-on training sessions.


Provide services for youth and adults at the Howard Center's Chittenden County Emergency Services Program, regardless of age or diagnosis. A Substitute Crisis Clinician covers shifts due to vacancies and planned/unplanned time off and has the full responsibilities of a Crisis Clinician.


Join an innovative team that supports the social, emotional, behavioral, and academic needs of students within their school settings throughout Chittenden County. The ideal candidate will possess strong assessment, diagnostic, and crisis intervention skills. Candidates must be proficient in the development of behavioral modification plans and an ability to analyze and interpret data.




Provide clinical leadership to the school, assuring best practices are adhered to within the field of behavioral and mental health treatment for children. This includes staff supervision and training, guidance and oversight of all clinical aspects of treatment services, assuring adherence to best practices and representation of the program within the community.


Seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to join the team at the Chittenden Clinic. Daytime hours only.  The Chittenden Clinic is one of the largest medication treatment programs for opioid use disorder in the country, serving approximately 1000 patients.


Crisis Stabilization is a short-term, residential crisis stabilization program supporting adults who are at risk for or experiencing a mental health crisis. Through the provision of intensive supports and services and the mobilization of community and family resources, we prepare individuals to maintain safety, stability and engagement within their communities during and beyond the crisis period.


This is a co-hire position between Howard Center and the Essex Westford School District.


Provide case management and support services to adults residing in Chittenden County who are living with psychiatric disabilities and some with co-occurring substance use challenges. This position offers a combination of administrative responsibilities and direct service. Great opportunity to support individuals in a community-based setting.


Initiate constructive activities that address goals on a client's Individual Support Agreement (treatment plan), facilitate community inclusion, daily living, and skill acquisition and provide needed behavioral and/or mental health support.


Join Howard Center in an exciting, community focused position with harm reduction and community SUD team focusing on low barrier treatment and access. This unique position will have a variety of outreach and non-traditional clinical activities for an outpatient clinician. Apply if you are interested in helping members of our community with barriers to traditional treatment, working with community partners and would like to gain experience with substance use treatment.

Howard Center's Outpatient services cover the communities of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties and hosts a range of clinical services including co-occurring substance use focused outpatient therapy & case management and a large MOUD (medication for opioid use disorders) spoke program.


Provide intensive, specialized instructional and behavioral treatment. Help support services to children with emotional, behavioral, developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. Services are delivered in school and community settings and target the teaching/shaping of essential communication, social, adaptive, daily living and functional learning skills.


Exciting new opportunity: lead a multi-disciplinary team in the new Mental Health Urgent Care.  This will provide a welcome alternative to the Emergency Department for individuals seeking Mental Health Care during daytime hours from Monday through Friday.


Join an innovative team that offers specialized clinical support and therapeutic opportunities to help promote healthy social, emotional, and behavioral functioning with adolescent males who have engaged in sexually harmful behaviors. The Park Street program is a family centered, trauma informed residential treatment program located in Rutland, VT.


Provide specialized support to clients who possess a range of intellectual disabilities with full and part time options, varied schedules


Provide specialized support to clients who possess a range of intellectual disabilities in community and residential settings.

Schedule options below:

Sunday 7am-11pm, Mon-Wed 3pm-11pm

Thursday 3pm-11pm, Friday and Saturday 7am-11pm

Friday 3pm-11pm, Saturday and Sunday 7am-11pm


Offer support, structure and therapeutic activities to children and families with complex mental health presentations.


Provide support services to adults in psychiatric crisis through connection and relationship building. A Peer Specialist's approach is guided by personal experience and recovery from mental health and/or substance misuse.


The Licensed Clinical Supervisor is a supervisory position in Outpatient Services which provides clinical and administrative supervision, individual and group therapy, assessment, and service coordination. The focus of this newly developed position is to provide short term, solution focused therapy to adults with co-occurring disorders. This position will supervise staff who serve children and families as well as adults with co-occurring disorders.


Exciting new opportunity: join a multi-disciplinary team in the new Mental Health Urgent Care. This will provide a welcome alternative to the Emergency Department for individuals seeking Mental Health Care Monday through Friday during the daytime hours.


Provide support services to adults in psychiatric crisis through connection and relationship building. A Peer Specialist's approach is guided by personal experience and recovery from mental health and/or substance misuse.  Part time, 30 hrs/wk.


The Clinician collaborates with colleagues and Program Leadership to shape the therapeutic direction of the program. Responsibilities include direct support, consultation, therapeutic group work and crisis intervention. This role directs therapeutic interventions and supports for students, and provides training to school support staff.


First Call for Chittenden County responds to mental health emergencies, with the philosophy that the caller defines the crisis. The population served includes youth and adults in Chittenden County, other family members or natural supports, Howard Center staff, medical and mental health care providers, law enforcement, schools, and other community partners. Full and Part-time opportunities are available.


Perinatal Support Services (PSS) provides therapy to individuals and their partners who are seeking support during pregnancy through the first year following birth. Individuals may be experiencing symptoms of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs). Services include screenings, consultation, education, and in-home, office-based or telehealth therapy. Additional training will be provided through Postpartum Support International.


Wide variety of shifts available to work as a substitute staff supporting individuals with developmental disabilities. Commit to shifts based on your availability while actively helping clients with high need for personal care, special care, or particular behavioral or mental health supports.


Provide direct support at residential program serving clients receiving Developmental Services. Provide high level support to adults requiring intensive psychiatric, behavioral and/or medical support both within their residential homes as well as in the community. Opportunities for schedules include daytime, evening, overnight and weekend hours.


Develop and apply Flexible Pathways to teach adolescents with learning challenges, ASD, Complex Trauma and other mental health challenges. Support classrooms with differentiated instruction. Capable of being compassionately assertive, utilizing Relational and Trauma Informed instructional strategies.


Offer leadership, supervision, expertise and risk assessment in the areas of training for residential, day supports, crisis/clinical and family respite to program management and direct service staff that provide a broad array of services to clients with Developmental Disabilities.


Awake Overnights. Maintain a stable environment for adults with mental health and/or substance use challenges. This is a part-time position that works at Assist, a hospital diversion program that supports adults having a mental health crisis. This is a unique opportunity to gain a broad level of experience in the fields of substance use and mental health.


Maintain a stable environment for adults with mental health and/or substance use challenges. This position works at Assist, a hospital diversion program that supports adults having a mental health crisis. This is a unique opportunity to gain a broad level of experience in the fields of substance use and mental health.


Seeking a Registered Nurse to work in the Chittenden Clinic.  The Chittenden Clinic is one of the largest medication treatment programs for opioid use disorder in the country, serving approximately 1000 patients. We use evidence-based interventions and strive to reduce the adverse consequences of substance use, through a harm reduction approach, to support the health and wellbeing of all patients.  Daytime hours only.


Responsible for collaborating with the operator to support the program participant using person-centered communication skills. Independent decision-making is used by the Safety Connection Responder to create and maintain trusted relationships with program participants using effective communication skills.


Maintain a stable environment for adults with mental health and/or substance use challenges. This is a full-time position that works at Assist, a hospital diversion program that supports adults having a mental health crisis. This is a unique opportunity to gain a broad level of experience in the fields of substance use and mental health.


The Licensed Clinical Supervisor is a supervisory position in Outpatient Services which provides clinical and administrative supervision, individual therapy, assessment, and service coordination. This position will supervise staff connected to the Vermont MOMS and Reach Up partnerships who provide individual and group therapy to adults with co-occurring disorders as well as staff who serve children, youth, and families. This position will also provide therapy to adults who are receiving Reach Up services with co-occurring disorders.


Jean Garvin School is expanding their current structure to include supports for a more intensive educational program and wants YOU to be a part of it! This is a great opportunity to help grow a unique, new program for youth in our community.


We want you! Visit our weekly hiring event for this specific position. On-site screenings available.

When: Every Wednesday from 1-3pm

Where: 102 S. Winooski Ave., Burlington, Vermont


Provide comprehensive mental health services to children and their families throughout Chittenden County, while working alongside a team of clinical professionals inside of homes, and educational settings.


Exciting Opportunity to join the Outpatient team!  

The focus of this newly developed position is to provide short term, solution focused therapy to clients in pediatric practice offices as well as provide therapy one day a week in an elementary school. The right candidate is trauma informed, flexible, able to move between a short-term solution focused therapy model and longer-term therapy model, a competent clinical writer, able to navigate technology, and work between systems while exhibiting professionalism in a team environment.


Join an innovative team that offers specialized clinical support and therapeutic opportunities to help promote healthy social, emotional, and behavioral functioning with adolescent males who have engaged in sexually harmful behaviors. The Park Street program is a family centered, trauma informed residential treatment program located in Rutland, VT.


Provide support to 3-6 clients with cognitive and mental health challenges in a residential setting and in the community. Client needs are complex and range in intensity of supports provided. Sub - Residential Instructors cover open shifts (day, evening, weekends, overnights) due to vacancies and planned/unplanned time as they have availability.


Seeking Licensed Practical Nurses to cover vacations/vacancies at the Chittenden Clinic. The Chittenden Clinic is a medication treatment programs for opioid use disorder. Advance notice is provided.


 Maintain a healthy living environment, providing supervision, modeling healthy interactions, and responding safely to escalated behavior, while working with at-risk children.


Become a member of the Project Hire team as a sub job coach with a flexible schedule, providing personalized support to individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorder as they strive to develop skills at their current place of employment.


Leadership position within First Call for Chittenden County, Howard Center’s 24/7 Crisis program.


Manage and supervise all aspects of service for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorder. Work within a clinical team to develop, plan, and implement case management, therapy, and community/residential assistance.


he Transition House is a residential treatment program in Essex, VT, accommodating up to 4 residents. Ability to take weekend, evening, and overnight shifts is preferred.


A sub provides intensive, specialized instructional and behavioral treatment and support services to children with emotional, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities. Services are delivered in school and community settings and target the teaching/shaping of essential communication, social, adaptive, daily living, and functional learning skills. The substitute provides coverage when full-time vacancies or regular staff are on leave.


Provide intensive, specialized instructional and behavioral treatment to children with autism spectrum disorder. Services are delivered in school and community settings and target the teaching/shaping of essential communication, social, adaptive, daily living and functional learning skills. This is a leadership position that provides guidance to new and less experienced staff as well as assisting in training interventionists in formal program trainings and on the job.


Provide support services to adults who have intensive needs that live in Howard Center short term or long-term residences. Ensure a safe, healthy, and functional environment while providing direct service to adult clients. In this position you could train to work in up to 5 acute-level residential/group homes, each one unique in population, structure and shifts.


This remote/home-based position is responsible for providing overnight coordination and implementation of residential independent living supports between the hour of 8 pm and 7am to individuals with a developmental disability, a mental health diagnosis, or desire to age in place.


Do you like to provide students with varied community based learning opportunities? If you do, then the Fay Honey Knopp Memorial School is the school for you!