Phoenix House Residential Assistant in Brattleboro, Vermont

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.

After completing a residential treatment program, women in recovery from alcohol or drug addiction may live in Phoenix House’s RISE (Recovery in an Independent, Sober Environment) transitional living environment in Brattleboro, Vermont. RISE residents live and work in a healing atmosphere where women help one another rebuild trust, dignity, and hope. The program, which provides case management, counseling, and group therapy, is open to those who need additional support while transitioning into the community.

We are seeking a Residential Assistant who is responsible for assisting the clinical and administrative team with client screening, intake, orienetation, and assessment functions necessary to complete admission to the program. The Residential Assistant is also responsible for monitoring the residential community and coordinate activities.



  • High School, GED, or Associate Degree from an accredited institution.

  • A valid driver’s license


  • Experience developing a rapport with women who may have substance abuse, mental health and/or health issues.


  • Ability to read road maps and/or follow directions to various locations throughout the state.

  • Maintain appropriate boundaries with residents

  • Comply with state and federal regulations regarding confidentiality.

  • Ability to work and communicate with others.

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