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Administrative Coordinator

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Job Title: Administrative Coordinator
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Middlebury, VT
Pay: $20.00 – $22.00 per hour
Expected hours: 40 per week

Administrative Coordinator Overview

The Administrative Coordinator is the point person for folks who contact Turning Point in need of more complex services, such as Recovery Coaching or services from another community organization (including treatment centers). You will be providing an intake to determine what services people are looking for and then provide a direct connection to those services. You will be collaborating with all Turning Point staff and other community partners to ensure the smoothest connection between participants and resources, as well as educating participants on options for community resources if they would like.

As an employee of Turning Point, the Administrative Coordinator provides coordination of care to those in recovery and family members of those in recovery from a substance use disorder or from any addictive behavior.

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Recovery Coaching Programs Manager

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Job Title:  Recovery Coaching Programs Manager
Type: Part-time

Location: North Central Vermont Recovery Center, Morrisville, VT
Benefits:  Health, Vision and Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, Paid Training

Summary:

The Recovery Coaching Programs Manager ensures Recovery Coaches at North Central Vermont Recovery Center (NCVRC), and in partnership with Copley Hospital, are providing the highest level of peer recovery support services to individuals and families affected by Substance Use Disorder. 

Recovery Coaches are available for scheduled peer-to-peer Coaching sessions at NCVRC, as well as a small team of additionally trained Recovery Coaches in the Emergency Department (RCEDs) who provide 24/7/365 on-call coverage to respond to Copley Hospital to offer Recovery Coaching in a fast-paced Emergency Department setting.

Through delegation, training, support, and attention to detail, the Recovery Coaching Programs Manager is a part of an outstanding team committed to the highest standards of peer-support work at a recovery center.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in sustaining and growing the organization by utilizing resources within the organization and in the community

  • Supervision of Recovery Coaches at NCVRC and Copley Hospital to include the orientation, scheduling, and providing ongoing training opportunities for program staff.

  • Primary contact for NCVRC’s Recovery Coaching Program/s

  • Act as a liaison between Copley Hospital and NCVRC’s hospital-specific Recovery Coaching program (nights and weekends may apply)

  • Responsible for data collection and records management in various data platforms for overseen programs

  • Develop referral pathways to and from partner agencies/services for program participants

  • Ensure follow-up w/ program participants & facilitate connection w/ additional NCVRC and/or community partner services

  • Regularly engage in community outreach and public education about the Recovery Center

  • Create monthly Board reports, providing an overview of monthly program activities

  • Ensure participant’s confidentiality is protected; maintain locked files, and online data security protocol

Qualifications:

  • Experience with and/or clear understanding of Substance Use Disorder and the aspects of recovery from it. 

  • Knowledge and understanding of the recovery community needs

  • The ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience in program development

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and comfort with working with all levels of professionals and people of all backgrounds

  • The ability to present information clearly in both formal and informal settings

  • Vermont peer Recovery Coach certification preferred, or training will be provided

  • A peer in recovery is preferred. *If in recovery, 2 years in recovery is required

  • A passion for non-profit work with this specific population 

  • Ability to motivate individuals / teams, provide constructive and supportive feedback, and adapt approaches to match various learning styles and abilities

  • Organized, self-motivated, creative, detail oriented, reliable, punctual and flexible

  • Committed to working in a diverse environment

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Team player with leadership abilities, as well as a capacity to engage in critical thinking and problem solving

  • Working knowledge of, or willingness to learn, computer applications such as, but not limited to Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and Recovery Data Platform (RDP)

  • A Valid Driver’s License; reliable transportation

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Volunteer Program Coordinator

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Job Title:  Volunteer Program Coordinator
Type: Part-time

Location: North Central Vermont Recovery Center, Morrisville, VT
Benefits:  Health, Vision and Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, Paid Training  

Summary:

The Volunteer Program Coordinator ensures an exceptionally welcoming, safe, clean, efficient, supportive environment at NCVRC for guests through the recruitment, mentoring, and scheduling of volunteer support workers.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Volunteer coverage during open hours

  • Recruit, orient, schedule, lead, and provide ongoing training and evaluations of volunteer support workers

  • Able and willing to provide volunteer shift coverage as needed (evenings and weekends may occasionally apply for special events)

  • Ensure the cleanliness and safety of the facility is maintained 

  • Tracking & Reporting of guest traffic and group attendance

  • Coordinate and lead monthly meetings for program volunteers

  • Develop and maintain volunteer education resource materials

  • Develop and maintain community partnerships for volunteer referrals

  • Participate in community education and promotion of recovery support services offered by the organization

  • Coordinate with Vermont Food Bank to ensure continued access to our organization’s food donation program

  • Carry out other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Understanding and acceptance of all pathways to recovery from Substance Use Disorders and the aspects of recovery from it

  • A peer in recovery is preferred. *If in recovery, a minimum of 2 years in recovery is required

  • Vermont peer Recovery Coach certification preferred, or training will be provided

  • Ability to motivate individuals and teams, provide constructive and supportive feedback, and adapt approaches to match various learning styles and abilities

  • Organized, self-motivated, creative, detail oriented, reliable, punctual and flexible

  • Committed to working in a diverse environment

  • Team player with leadership abilities and the capacity to engage in critical thinking and problem solving

  • A desire to engage in professional and personal development opportunities

  • Ability to work independently and as a team

  • Strong boundaries and ethics

  • Strong commitment to safety and confidentiality of program participants

  • Working knowledge of, or willingness to learn, computer applications such as, but not limited to Microsoft Office, and Google Workspace

  • A Valid Driver’s License; reliable transportation

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Emergency Department Recovery Coach

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Job Description:

The Emergency Department RecoveryCoach (EDRC) will, as an employee of Kingdom Recovery Center [KRC], provide direct services and support to those who have experienced an incident related to alcoholism/substance use and are being treated or have been treated at Northern Vermont Regional Hospital [NVRH]. This position reports to KRC and is Part Time and/or Per Diem. Part of each shift will also include time: interfacing with ED staff, patient families, performing follow up calls to recent patients, and staffing at the recovery center. Reports to: RCED Supervisor Status: Part-time and Per Diem Essential

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct services to individuals receiving services in the emergency room following reversal from opioid overdose, or other alcohol and/or substance-related events.
  • Provide education on overdose, and on obtaining Naloxone.
  • Provide support and resource information to family members, as necessary and appropriate.
  • Enhance opportunities for individuals to become familiar with Kingdom Recovery Center and other local community resources available.
  • Assist individuals to identify and develop natural community supports in order to foster independence and community integration.
  • Collect Data important to KRC and NVRH.
    Perform follow up calls to individuals who recently received RCEDP services.
  • Promote Emergency Department program and other support services offered at Kingdom Recovery Center with local community partners.
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with local treatment teams and in-patient treatment facilities in Vermont to assist clients with treatment needs.
  • Model and exemplify recovery principles in order to show by example that recovery is possible and attainable, and utilize personal and professional experience to promote wellness and recovery.
  • Abide by HIPAA, 42 CFR, and any additional regulations set forth by KRC and NVRH.

Required Experience:

  • A self-identified person in recovery from alcoholism/substance use disorder, who meets the abstinence requirement of at least 2 years of continuous recovery [preferred 3 – 5 years], or who can otherwise demonstrate stability in their recovery, OR
  • Experience with, or educational background of, recovery concepts and practices of recovery that honor any and all pathways to recovery.
  • Organized, self-motivated, creative, and committed to working in a radically-inclusive environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and comfort working with all levels of professionals.
  • Experience providing both formal and informal presentations.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Apps, as well as working with various data platforms.
  • Valid Driver’s License; reliable transportation and current insurance coverage.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Preferred Recovery Center experience/affiliation.
  • Trained Recovery Coach, or willingness/ability to attend upcoming Recovery Coach Academy.
  • Understanding of the alcoholism/addiction treatment process, available treatment programs, healthcare options, social service systems and medical systems.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Additional Requirements:

  • Applicants may be required to submit a lab certified drug test, paid for by KRC
  • Applicants must submit to a criminal background check, paid for by KRC,
  • Employees will be required to attend various trainings, paid for by KRC

Ready to apply?

Email resume and cover letter/letter of interest to mailto:[email protected] visit out website krcstj.org

Director of Community Relations

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Vermont Foundation of Recovery (VFOR) is a Vermont-based non-profit organization operated by people in recovery from alcohol and other Substance Use Disorders. Our mission is to create a state-wide network of recovery homes to help people suffering from substance use disorders re-assimilate into society by supporting the transitions from active use to recovery to independent living.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Executive Director and working with the leadership team and board, the Director leads all external relations, advocacy, and development activities for the organization. Primary responsibilities are to sustain, steward, and identify donors and funding from private and public sources, lead all marketing and public relations functions, and advocate for VFOR and recovery initiatives while tracking and supporting public policy. This is a new position established in October 2023. The successful candidate will be a driven self-starter who is creative, entrepreneurial, and capable of managing multiple priorities within a small leadership team in a dynamic, collaborative organization.

Desired Qualifications

  • At least five years of experience in overseeing external relations, communications and/or fundraising, ideally for a grant and donor-funded nonprofit organization.
  • Passion for Vermont Foundation of Recovery’s mission and for the power of recovery housing. Personal experience with recovery from Substance Use preferred.
  • Experience identifying, writing, and successfully securing grants from public and private sources.
  • Fundraising leadership experience developing and executing a comprehensive multi-faceted annual development plan and track record of identifying, qualifying, and cultivating new donor prospects.
  • Advocacy experience interfacing with legislative and government officials preferred.
  • Experience in public relations and marketing with a focus in digital and social media platforms.
  • Strong technical skills and experience with a CRM/donor database.

Compensation and Location

Annual salary of $60,000 – $65,000 with excellent benefit package. This is a full-time position that must be based in Vermont, with the opportunity for a hybrid but primarily remote work schedule.

How to Apply:

VFOR is partnering with McArdle & Associates for this search. Interested candidates should contact Scott McArdle for a full job description at [email protected], including an initial letter of interest and resume. Confidential inquiries welcome.

House Coordinator (Full-time/Part-time)

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Reports to: Regional Manager
Job purpose: To provide oversight, coordination and support for VFOR house members living in one or more of our Recovery Homes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, attend, and facilitate weekly house meeting(s).
  • Foster and maintain a living environment that is substance free and provides a healthy, non-discriminating, supportive, family-like atmosphere that values diversity.
  • Honor multiple paths to recovery.
  • Provide support and guidance to Members in their recovery, career building, and life goals.
  • Foster and maintain a working relationship with landlord(s).
  • Respond to house/apt property and member needs, including off-hours emergencies.
  • Perform all duties involved in welcoming and parting with members.
    Maintain an alcohol and substance free environment.
  • Hold members accountable to VFOR policies and expectations including administering UAs.
  • Collect and deposit weekly membership dues as well as keep financial records.
  • Document information electronically using various computer systems.
    Acquire, support and maintain a volunteer house mentor(s).
  • Be a member of the Operations Team if needed- including attending the weekly meeting. Build relationships with the local community.
  • Regularly communicate and report pertinent information regarding houses overseen to the Regional Manager or Operations Director following agreed upon protocols.
  • Attend training to develop relevant knowledge and skills.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Clear, constructive communication
  • Ability to set personal and professional boundaries
  • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Problem solving
  • Customer service
  • Flexibility
  • Organization
  • Proficient with technology
  • Time-management
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Lived experience in recovery from Substance Use Disorder preferred
  • Knowledge and experience managing recovery homes preferred

Scheduling:
Must be able to work weekends, some holidays, days, nights, and be on call for possible emergencies.

Those with personal or professional experience in recovery are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please email your resume to [email protected] if interested!

Recovery Coach Supervisor

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Location: Turning Point of Windham County
Description: Recovery Support & Oversight of Recovery Coaching
Hourly Wage: $23-25/hr
Hours: 35-40/week

Turning Point of Windham County is a non-profit Recovery Center located in Brattleboro, Vermont, that provides recovery groups, individual recovery coaching, outreach, harm reduction supplies, and sober recreation and events. Our mission is to provide a peer-driven, supportive environment that promotes personal recovery for individuals in Windham County.

Benefits:

  • $500/mo health care stipend
  • Vision and Dental at 50% employer matched with Full-Time Employment
  • Access to ongoing training
  • Access to self-care services that are offered at the center

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Center Director, the Recovery Coach Supervisor will be responsible for assisting in the management and growth of Turning Point’s Recovery Coaching program.

Ideal skills to have:

  • Familiarity with recovery concepts and practices. Lived experience is strongly preferred.
  • Understanding of peer support programs.
  • Familiarity available treatment programs, health care options, social services programs, and Justice system preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in administration, human resource management, and/or community relations.
  • Preferred Education and /or experience in program coordination, community organizing, or a related field.
  • Superior interpersonal, facilitation, and negotiation skills.
  • Excellence in written and oral communication.
  • Working understanding of technology, including social media platforms, and how technology can promote the provision of recovery support services.
  • Experience in program research, planning, monitoring, and evaluation.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, screen, onboard, train, support, and supervise Recovery Coaches to ensure program’s quality, fidelity, and integrity.
  • Ensure that participant confidentiality is protected. Abide by HIPPA, 42 CFR, and any additional regulations set forth by TPWC.
  • Primary liaison with community resources for participant referrals and designating peers to appropriate coaches .
  • Schedule regular staff meetings with opportunities for additional training and project reviews.
  • Promote Recovery Coach Program and other support services offered at TPWC with local community partners.
  • Model and exemplify recovery principles in order to show by example that recovery is possible and attainable.
  • Serve as an exemplary model of Turning Point policies, procedures and mission.
  • Manage coaching paperwork, data collection, and reporting on outcome measures
  • Ensure compliance with funding requirements

Preferred Requirements prior to employment:

  • Graduate of Vermont Recovery Coach Academy Curriculum or equivalent training.
  • Adequate Knowledge and experience with recovery coaching and supervision in a recovery environment.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, current registration and insurance.
  • High school diploma or equivalent with extensive relevant work history.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter describing your experience and commitment to recovery support services along with 3 professional references via email to: [email protected]

Executive Director

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Turning Point of Windham County is a non-profit Recovery Center located in Brattleboro, Vermont, that provides recovery groups, individual recovery coaching, outreach, harm reduction supplies, and sober recreation and events. Our mission is to provide a peer-driven, supportive environment that promotes personal recovery for individuals in Windham County.

Job Purpose

The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring the long-term viability of the Turning Point Center of Windham County through fundraising, building community relations, and ensuring the Center adheres to its Mission Statement.  The Executive Director is the public face of the Turning Point Center and is solely accountable to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is also responsible for working with the Board of Directors in developing a comprehensive budget and securing adequate funding to support the Turning Point Center.  This position is 40 hours per week and may require some travel for meetings and events.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Financial Development, Planning and Management

  • Develop funding sources, lead in the development and execution of fundraising plans, and write funding proposals to provide the funds necessary for the realization of the organization’s mission
  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a comprehensive budget, managing the budget, and monitoring monthly cash flow through ensuring that sound cash controls, bookkeeping, and accounting procedures are followed

Leadership

  • Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funding sources, politicians, the Recovery Center Network, and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization
  • Act as representative of the organization through correspondence and public appearances
  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization
  • Ensure that Turning Point seeks feedback from the community utilizing services and incorporates feedback into organizational initiatives & programming
  • Foster effective teamwork and empower others to take ownership of the Turning Point Center 
  • Lead by example

Operational Planning, Management, and Supervision

  • Develop and implement an operational plan which fosters efficiency, cooperation, and teamwork 
  • Manage the implementation and maintenance of the Turning Point Center Policies and Procedures 
  • Participate in and provide oversight for hiring and management of Center Staff to ensure that the center and satellite services are responding to the needs of those it serves 
  • Manage oversight of compliance with legal, financial, programmatic and contractual requirements.

Qualifications

  • At least five years experience working in non-profit organizational management or other relevant experience
  • Strong financial management and fundraising skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience with Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health treatment services and programs
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse communities and individuals, including persons in recovery
  • Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in staff development, program planning and implementation, and overall operations management
  • Strongly desirable (but not required) to be a person in recovery and understand the recovery community.
  • Experience working with various funding organizations including state and federal government, private foundations and individual donors. 
  • Experience working with the media and representing an organization publicly
  • Familiarity with trauma-informed practices and restorative-justice approaches 

Benefits

Compensation for this position includes salary from $60,000-65,000. Benefits include an insurance allowance as well as paid time off, including sick, vacation, and holidays. TPWC emphasizes the importance of self-care and a balanced life for our employees and so flexible work needs are considered on a case by case basis. 

Please send a cover letter and resume with professional references to [email protected] before December 15, 2023. Open until filled; initial resume reviews projected to begin late December.

*Note that references and documentation of successful fundraising (such as appeal letter and grant proposal) will be requested during the interview process.  

Turning Point of Windham County is an Equal Opportunity Provider.

Paper applications should be sent to Turning Point of Windham County, Attn: Justin Johnston, PO Box 1303, (drop off address 39 Elm St), Brattleboro, VT 05302 or by e-mail at: [email protected].

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