Crisis Program Director

  • Burlington, VT, US

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  • New position!* Howard Center seeks an experienced supervisor to lead the new integrated crisis program, First Call for Chittenden County, serving youth and adults regardless of age or diagnosis. The Director is responsible for the leadership, management and staff supervision of a 24/7 call center, mobile assessment team, response and intervention services, and suicide prevention initiatives. The successful candidate has 5-7 years in the field including direct service and supervisory experience; demonstrates proficiency as a public relations representative for the Agency; and exhibits strong risk management skills and the ability to uphold a standard of excellence in crisis care. Credentials as a licensed Psychologist Master, LICSW or LCMHC is required.

Benefits

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 (pro-rated for staff working regular positions of 20+hrs/wk). Current voluntary benefits also include discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, and auto/home insurance, among others.

About Howard Center

Based alongside Lake Champlain in the outdoor playground of Burlington, Vermont, Howard Center is a human service organization with a long and rich history as a trusted provider in the community. Over more than 140 years Howard Center has led the charge for progressive, compassionate, high quality, and equitable care and treatment for those members of our community in need.

Today, as the largest of the 16 organizations in Vermont that comprise the state system of care, our staff of 1,600 provides services in 60 locations and serves more than 15,000 community members yearly.

Howard Center's programs serve individuals at all stages of life and with a wide range of highly specialized needs. Please view the full list of Howard Center programs at http://www.howardcenter.org/All-Programs

Howard Center's workplace wellness program, HC4ME is a multi-year recipient of a Vermont Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports award. In addition to coordinating physical fitness groups for Howard Center staff and providing ongoing advocacy and education on wellness in the workplace, the committee holds an annual wellness fair for staff which includes access to information and prizes from local wellness-focused businesses, chair massages, flu shots, and other health-focused activities.

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  • 208 Flynn Avenue, Suite 3J
    Burlington, VT, US 05401
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