Phoenix House Interventionist - Barre Community Corrections in Barre, Vermont

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions.

Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields. We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch.

As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

Phoenix Houses of New England is under contract with the VT Department of Corrections to facilitate curriculum delivery at probation and parole sites throughout the Northeast Region of Vermont.

We are currently seeking a part-time, 20 hour, Risk Reduction Interventionist position at our Barre location to deliver services to groups of moderate to high risk offenders. The goal of this position is to use specific curricula designed to address anti-social thinking and behaviors in order to reduce the risk of recidivism upon re-entry into the community. This position also offers a Per-Diem Risk Reduction Interventionist opportunity for our NorthWest regional programs in Burlington, South Burlington, and St Albans.



•High School Degree Required, some college preferred

•Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record; ability to produce proof of insurance upon hire.


•Work performed in an educational, training or human service setting, highly desired.

•Experience in curriculum delivery, highly desired.

•Experience working within the criminal justice system, highly desired.

•Experience delivering curriculum deliver in group counseling settings, highly desired.


•Communications skills (writing, speaking, hearing, listening)

•Copes effectively in uncomfortable situations

We at Phoenix House appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.

Phoenix House requires background checks, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history, reference checks and possibly a medical exam, prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled