Residential Counselor - Safe Haven
HowardCenter | Burlington, VT
The Employer has temporarily removed this postingSeeking an energetic and professional individual to provide a safe environment for persons with mental health challenges living in a transitional housing program.
* Provide supportive counseling, medication management, and crisis intervention, as needed
* Help clients strengthen coping and symptom management skills
* Must have the ability to exercise sound judgement and be compassionate and respectful
* Bachelor's degree
* Human services experience preferred
* Full time (37.5 hours)
* This is a union position
* $15.61 hourly rate
Howard Center offers comprehensive benefits including dental, medical, 401K, and generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees. Benefits are pro-rated for employees in positions scheduled for 20 or more hours/week. A variety of voluntary benefits are available for all employees regardless of number of scheduled weekly hours (see below).
Howard Center also boasts an award-winning workplace wellness program. HC4ME is a multi-year recipient of the Vermont Governor's Council on Physical Fitness& Sports award. The HC4ME Committee coordinates physical fitness groups for Howard Center staff, occasional activities such as on-site massage, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education including a full-day annual wellness fair for staff.
Howard Center also partners with many local businesses to offer voluntary benefits to all employees. While these benefits may change at the discretion of the partner businesses examples of long-standing voluntary benefits include discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, and auto/home insurance, among others.
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. #Hilary #SocialServices