Careers

A career at Mount Saint Vincent begins with the desire to make a difference in this world, one child at a time. Here you learn the value of teamwork, the power of compassion, and how to work with our very special children.

Mount Saint Vincent is a Denver, Colorado-based treatment center for children aged 5 to 12 who face severe behavioral and emotional challenges due to trauma, mental illness, abuse, or neglect. We specialize in delivering behavioral health services to children and their families, helping children reach their full potential within their homes, schools, and communities.

Each day, our staff lives out our mission of strengthening the ability of families and children to emotionally and socially participate in the community, making life better for generations to come. We are committed to providing compassionate care, and we strive to produce positive, life changing results. Our vision is to help families and children experience tangible outcomes so that life becomes better. And our values are reflected in everything we do: embracing excellence, keeping a caring spirit, honoring integrity, stewarding our resources, and creating a joyful workplace with good humor. If our mission, vision and values align with your core beliefs, we encourage you to submit a résumé!

Our hiring managers review all résumés and select those candidates whose skills and experience most closely match the position’s requirements.

If you are selected for an interview, you can expect two to three interviews and two observation visits, an extensive background check, and review of physical requirements.

If you are hired, you will enjoy a generous benefits package, which may include:

  • Insurance: medical, dental, life, prescription drug, and disability
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement saving plan
  • Tuition assistance
  • Referral bonuses

Mount Saint Vincent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or national origin. Mount Saint Vincent is a member of Employers For National Service. We encourage AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni to apply.


To apply for any position, please email your resume and cover letter to msvh-resumes@msvhome.org.

Current Opportunities

Assistant Teacher, Early Learning Center

Dishwasher

Managing Director Operations–18003776

Special Education Teacher

On-Call Mental Health Worker

Dishwasher

Our Dishwasher works directly under the Kitchen Supervisor and is responsible sanitation maintenance of the kitchen department’s dishware, cookware, flatware, equipment, fixtures and facility used by the MSVH residents, students, and staff. 8:00am-4:00pm Monday – Friday

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Cleaning, dishwashing and organizing kitchen cookware, pots and pans, and all dining dishes, glasses and flatware,
  • Daily clean-out and maintenance of the dish machine.
  • Participates in general kitchen cleaning and sanitation including cleaning all counters and sinks, assist with trash and cardboard removal/disposal.
  • Works as a team member to provide the best possible food service program for the children and staff.
  • Assist with other kitchen duties as assigned.
  • Able to speak, and read English language; Listens and gets clarification; Participates in meetings.
  • Attendance, Punctuality, Dependability, Teamwork, Safety and Professionalism are desired qualities in all of our team.

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED.

Managing Director Operations–Residential Treatment–18003776

Summary:
Reports to the Executive Director. In partnership with the Clinical Director, the position oversees the day-to-day operations and program development of the Day Treatment/School and Residential/Intervention milieus. This position will also have direct oversight of the Quality Assurance Team and the nursing and psychiatric services offered to clients. The position collaborates with all members of the Senior Leadership Team to ensure that all campus programs and the provided services are sustaining quality standards while following a trauma informed approach and culture.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Performs all duties in a manner that is reflective of the mission and philosophy of Mount Saint Vincent.
• Is sensitive to the cultural difference among the children, families, and staff and responds appropriately and sensitively to those differences.
• Represents Mount Saint Vincent at various community meetings and conferences.
• Responds and assists as needed in agency or child’s crisis when feasible.

Essential Duties Include the Following:
• Ensures that there is daily evaluation of staff placement based on census, program needs, and training requirements. Schedule determination will be based on program needs in their entirety; not solely per classroom or per unit.
• Facilitates the coordination Quality Assurance regarding outcomes and data tracking that evaluates and documents best practice for programming.
• Fosters a trauma informed culture through cross department communication to bring together resources and information for effective implementation of change and achievement of common objectives.
• Sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress and results and regularly provides feedback regarding these practices to all stakeholders.
• Oversees nursing and psychiatric services, critical medical issues, and medication practices.
• Has a working knowledge of Volume 7 Licensing Rules and Regulations and partners with program management to ensure staff abides by all rules and regulation set forth by the state of Colorado.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S.) in Psychology, Social Work or Human Services from four year college or university and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with residential / milieu programming or serving children with at least 3 of those years in a supervisory role.

Language Ability:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to children or staff members of the organization, as well as parents, caseworkers, and other community members.

Mental Health Worker – Education

The Educational Mental Health Worker (EMHW) works directly with a credential teacher, School Director, and the Clinical manager to provide a structured and safe environment for learning. The EMHW will assists with the instructional, behavioral and social development of the children, this includes firm and consistent limits, clear expectations and follow through, and direct involvement with the child in educational and therapeutic experiences.

Direct Care:
• Assists with planning and instruction in all areas of the educational program–arts and academics, physical, affective, behavioral.
• Provides a structured therapeutic milieu/classroom environment to maximize individual success in regards to service plans and individual education plans.
• Monitors children’s behaviors, safety and progress, in the milieu/classroom and other settings (lunchroom, playground, and bathroom).
• Manages individual children and groups in the event of a crisis and provides direct, immediate, and effective intervention with therapeutic follow-up.
• Must safely transport children using agency vehicles.
• Assist Residential staff when school is not in session.
• Familiar with IEP goals; service plan goals; educational content and curriculum; in conjunction with the teacher and therapist.
• Attendance, Punctuality, Dependability, Safety and Professionalism are desired qualities in all of our team.
• Communicates professionally and effectively with therapists, agency staff, families and others outside the agency.

Education/ Experience –Bachelors’ Degree in the Education or Psychology or equivalent experience preferred. Also, experience working with children preferred, but not required.

Special Education School Teacher, Full-time

Reports to the School Director and is responsible for the educational, behavioral, and social development of students and the record-keeping tasks of the school. Provides a structured and safe environment that includes clear and consistent expectations, adherence to the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, strong follow-through, and direct involvement with the child in the educational and therapeutic experiences. Oversees and partners with the classroom’s educational mental health worker. Performs related duties as required. All teaching positions require a bachelor’s degree and current Colorado teaching license.

Assistant Teacher, Early Learning Center

Position Summary:
Works under the direction of Early Learning Center (ELC) Director. Is responsible for providing a mature adult model with whom children can identify. Provides a structured environment which includes firm and consistent methods on educational, behavioral, and socio-emotional development of children. Has direct involvement in work, play and other learning experiences. Is responsible for the educational, behavioral, and social development of children and the record keeping tasks of the classroom. Is able to work independently. Performs related duties as required.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:
• Supervises and assists children in daily hygiene routines, meals, toileting, etc.
• Plans developmentally appropriate activities and facilitates play throughout the day
• Knows curriculum content, plans and instructs children in all areas of the educational program—cognitive, communication, fine and gross motor skills, affective, and behavioral
• Supports and integrates arts and physical education objectives into the classroom
• Is sensitive to the cultural differences among the children, families and staff and responds appropriately and sensitively to those differences
• Communicates professionally with families, volunteers, and others outside the agency
• Assists with orientation of new staff, new children, and volunteers
• May be re-assigned to alternate classrooms as census or other factors dictate
• Hours may be adjusted as needed to ensure staff coverage requirements are met
• Must be willing to transport children

Education/Experience: Major area of study for each bachelor’s degree shall be in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, Family and Child Development or Child Psychology. If degree is not in a related field, must have completed or be working toward completing at least two (2) three-semester hour Early Childhood Education (ECE) courses with one being ECE 101: Introduction to ECE.

Certificates and Licenses: Current Colorado Drivers License. Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually.

On-Call Mental Health Worker

Mount Saint Vincent is looking for on-call mental health workers for all shifts. Our on-call workers are required to pick up a minimum of six shifts per month. In our on-call role, you will be responsible for teaching and monitoring the children’s routines, including hygiene, meals, household chores and program rules. Also, you will be involved in activities and supervision of children at play in individual and group scenarios. Following a treatment plan, the staff member will work to provide a supportive, structured environment for residents in order to promote growth, ensure safety, and establish therapeutic relationships with the children.

Requirements include: Ability to problem-solve, good communication skills, a team attitude, and adaptability. Must be able to work a variety of shifts including nights and weekends. A bachelor’s degree preferred or year of relevant experience with residential/milieu programming or serving children with psychological disabilities or a combination of college/work experience.

 

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