The successful candidate will be an experienced Registered Nurse who will work with Kurn Hattin staff to protect and promote the health of our children, ages 5-15, during the hours of 1:00 – 9:00 PM, Monday through Friday. You will be a vital member of the Kurn Hattin community, playing a key role in providing health counseling to the children and staff on health issues that could interfere with residential living or effective learning.
The position is responsible for directly administering medications during the evening hours and for medication documentation and inventories. You will conduct school screenings and physical assessments. The afternoon and evening time will provide you with an opportunity to circulate throughout the campus and the residential cottages, supporting the residential staff and using health services as a means of direct and indirect teaching and learning. This will be important as you work collaboratively with all members of the child services team to support our children and their families.
Kurn Hattin provides a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and short term disability insurance. There is also paid time off and a retirement program. Please submit a resume and references along with your cover letter telling us why you would like to become part of our dedicated team.
Maintenance and Grounds (Custodial)
New England Kurn Hattin Homes for Children is a residential community with a Vermont state-approved school, located in Westminster, Vermont. The campus comprises 280 acres and 20 buildings. Our community, which houses children ages 5-14 and offers Grades K-8, is seeking a full-time person to keep the buildings clean, attractive, and safe and the grounds well-maintained. 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 for daily operations. Additional duties may entail some grounds work and assistance with snow removal. 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 and maintenance work. Kurn Hattin offers a full benefits package that includes paid time off, generous insurance options, a retirement package, and an Employee Assistance Program.
Please submit a cover letter and resume with a list of at least 3 references to email@example.com or stop by the Human Resources Office at 708 Kurn Hattin Road to pick up an application. The position will remain open until filled.
Kurn Hattin Homes, a residential educational environment for children ages 5-15 in Westminster Vermont, is seeking a person to provide supportive counseling, family support, and social skills education for the children at Kurn Hattin. You will provide behavioral and emotional support within the residential and academic programs and also offer some individual and group or sibling sessions with the children on your caseload. Family meetings, home visits, and parent education and support will be an important part of your work. The Counselor will be a collaborative member of the child services team and will work closely with all departments to facilitate the success of each child. Duties include individual child counseling sessions, spending time in cottages in the afternoon and evening hours, offering support with crisis management as needed, and coordinating services for children both on and off campus.
The successful candidate will have a degree in counseling, social work, psychology or other human services field, Master’s level desired, and have experience working with children and families.
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. On campus housing is available as part of the compensation package.
Please submit your cover letter explaining how you can provide quality support, counseling, and case management for the children and their families along with your resume and references.
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