Join a team of passionate, committed, and fun people dedicated to ensuring teens and young adults can get help when they need it most. At Spectrum, our goal is to create an environment where employees feel supported and healthy, can do their best work, and have time to enjoy their lives outside of work.
Spectrum’s culture is inclusive, collaborative, and outright fun at times. For the past two years, our employees voted Spectrum one of Vermont’s best places to work! Join us. You can help improve our youth’s lives and have a career you love.
Benefits: Employees are eligible for 27 days of combined vacation and holiday time (pro-rated for part-time employees), unlimited health leave, a 403b retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, a four-week sabbatical every six years, and a free yoga membership at Sangha.
Full-time employees (over 30 hours/week) are eligible for dental, vision, and health insurance. Spectrum pays 90% of the premium for individuals, and 80% for all other levels of insurance.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Spectrum is committed to creating and maintaining a community where youth and adults of all diverse identities are treated with respect, dignity, and equity and a community free from the weight of hate, discrimination, and fear. To read our entire Diversity Statement, click here.
For Human Resource information, please email us here: HumanResources@Spectrumvt.org.
Warming Shelter Support
We have permanent full and part time evening and overnight positions available.
These positions provide support for youth staying in the Warming Shelter. Staff are expected to be active participants in the supported housing community and activities that support youth to achieve their goals. Staff will model effective, appropriate, and timely communication with others regarding resident updates. Timely and accurate completion of record keeping is also essential to these positions. They are awake positions; staff must be awake during the entire shift.
These are permanent year-round awake positions. The hourly rate for these positions is $20.00, with a 9% shift differential for hours worked midnight -7:00 am. The full time positions are eligible for an excellent benefits package. Part time positions qualify for Paid Time Off and Health Leave. Training will begin upon hire; however, the Warming Shelter officially opens on November 1st.
Full time evenings
Tuesday – Friday 4:00 pm – 2:00 am, 2 positions.
Saturday – Tuesday 4:00 pm – 2:00 am, 2 positions
Full time overnight
Monday – Friday 1:30 am – 9:30 am, 2 positions.
Part time overnight – Weekends
Saturday – Sunday 1:30 am – 9:30 am, 2 positions.
Mental Health and Substance Use Counselor
Riverstone Counseling, Spectrum’s outpatient counseling program is seeking to hire a full-time licensed/licensed eligible mental health counselor or social worker for our outpatient mental health and substance use counseling program. Substance use licensure or certification preferred. This position is responsible for providing comprehensive mental health and substance use screening, assessment and integrated co- occurring individual, group, and family therapy for adolescents and young adults aged 12-30. This is an exempt position which pays $53,000 – $61,000 and is eligible for an excellent benefits package. Please submit a cover letter and resume by September 22, 2023 to be considered for this position.
Warming Shelter Coordinator
The Warming Shelter Coordinator works alongside the Director of Basic Needs Programs to supervise, organize, and coordinate overall programmatic activities in the Youth Warming Shelter, in coordination with the Chief Operations Officer, other agency directors, and appropriate staff. This position is full-time, year-round, Saturday and Sunday 12:00 pm-8:00 pm, Monday-Wednesday 3:00 pm-11:00 pm, with some flexibility to adjust based on needs. This position pays $24.00 per hour and is eligible for an excellent benefits package. This is an awake position; staff is expected to be awake during the entire shift.
Youth Coach – Housing
This position provides support for, and encourages, residents to achieve the goals outlined in their service plan. Staff is expected to be active participants in the supported housing community & activities that support residents to achieve their goals. Staff will model effective, appropriate, and timely communication with others regarding resident updates. Timely and accurate completion of record keeping is also essential to this position. This is a part time evening position, which pays $20.00 per hour with a 9% shift differential for hours worked after midnight. The hours are Monday 4:00 pm – 2:00 am and Tuesday 3:00 pm – 1:00am.
Youth Coach – St. Albans Drop-In
Spectrum Youth Coaches are the primary, frontline staff in the DropIn Center. They provide brief interventions, screening, resource coordination, referrals, and case management to youth being served in Spectrum’s DropIn Center. The Youth Coaches are young adults who are at least 18 years old and need to be healthy role models for the youth being served. This part time position is in St. Albans, VT. The hours are 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Monday – Friday and pays $20.00 per hour. This position has the opportunity to help with coverage when staff is out, as needed.