Director of Counseling
Kurn Hattin Homes, located in Westminster Vermont, is a residential school for children ages 5-15. We are seeking a Director of Counseling to serve in a leadership and supervisory capacity as the administrative representative of the department to promote quality services to children, the professional development of staff, and to provide relational counseling, and social skills education to children. The Director of Counseling will be a collaborative member of the child services team and work closely with all departments to facilitate the success of each child. Managing the department includes ensuring the coordination of quality care from morning through evening hours, budgeting, and providing strategic planning for future departmental goals.
The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree in counseling, social work, or psychology; five years clinical experience with children and families; and possess supervisory skills.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Kurn Hattin offers a generous benefit package including insurance, short term disability, life insurance, paid time off, and a retirement package.
Please submit your cover letter explaining how you can provide quality leadership, and counseling for the children at Kurn Hattin along with your resume, and references.
Director of Maintenance & Grounds
New England Kurn Hattin Homes is a residential school located in Westminster Vermont on 280 acres of rolling fields and woodlands. We are looking for a strong leader to oversee a comprehensive maintenance management program. This includes supervision of the maintenance staff in performing a variety of custodial and maintenance duties to keep the facilities and grounds in a clean and safe condition and to ensure that all facilities and systems are in compliance with state and federal codes. The extensive infrastructure of residential, academic, athletic, and agricultural buildings and grounds requires an ability to be flexible and quick thinking to prioritize the many demands on time and attention. The successful candidate will facilitate basic repairs to buildings as well as their plumbing, electrical, and heating systems, assigning a priority to maintenance work orders and coordinating the hiring of contractors to perform duties beyond the resources of the maintenance staff. In addition the Director is responsible for coordinating the maintenance of the water and septic systems. The maintenance of athletic fields, snowplowing, and equipment maintenance is all coordinated with the Director of Farm and Fleet.
This is a full-time, salaried position. Kurn Hattin Homes offers a full benefit package that includes paid time off, a retirement package, and an Employee Assistance Program. Insurance is available for medical, dental, vision, life, and short term disability.
Please submit a cover letter explaining why you are the individual who can best meet the needs of the maintenance department – please include a resume and a list of 3 references. The position will remain open until filled.
Our buildings are in need of a custodian to keep them clean and safe. The position offers a variety of tasks that include maintaining floors, cleaning bathrooms, cleaning walls and windows, trash removal, and moving furniture and equipment as needed. A strict adherence to covid-19 cleaning protocols is essential to keeping our buildings safe for the children and staff.
The successful candidate will have experience in general custodial work.
Kurn Hattin offers a full benefit package that includes paid time off, a retirement package, and an Employee Assistance Program. There is insurance for medical, dental, vision, life, and short term disability.
Please submit a cover letter explaining why you are the individual that can best meet the needs of maintenance department along with a resume and a list of references. The position will remain open until filled.
House Parent Job Opening
Join the residential team at Kurn Hattin Homes and make a difference in the lives of children. This residential job is multifaceted where the right candidate will be an effective member of the team integral to teaching wide ranging positive life skills, supporting growth in academics, role modeling good communication skills, and working with the children in a homelike cottage setting. The house parent will supervise all aspects of cottage living from creating a warm and welcoming community, running weekly cottage meetings using a restorative circle process, supervising hygiene, homework, and bedtime routines while teaching the children how to care for the cottage including cleaning and sanitization techniques, and also working collaboratively with the rest of the child services team. HPs work closely with families/guardians to advance the children’s development, develop effective communication skills, provide individual initiative and a feeling of responsibility while maintaining a warm, nurturing environment.
The work schedule may be a Sunday – Wednesday or Wednesday – Saturday with overnights.
The successful applicant will:
- Be at least twenty-one years of age
- Must have a high school diploma (or G.E.D) with college degree(s) preferred.
- At least two years of experience in childcare, education, or human-service related fields
Please tell us how you can make a difference in the lives of these children.
How to Apply
Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Upload resume, cover letter and references. Or mail to:
Kurn Hattin Homes for Children
P.O Box 127
Westminster, VT 05158