Careers at Vincent House

Help rebuild the lives of individuals living with a mental illness



Friendship, hope, employment, and education in a single caring and safe environment

Vincent House is a nonprofit that truly makes a difference in the lives of people with mental illness.

At Vincent House, we work together as a team. It is a real family atmosphere where the management is supportive of all needs of staff and members.

Everyday is an opportunity for you to take part in changing the lives of our members.



Vincent House is an equal opportunity employer

We encourage individuals from all cultures and communities to apply.

Vincent House is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and empowering workplace. We believe that having staff, interns, and volunteers with diverse backgrounds enables Vincent House to better meet our mission, and to serve those within our communities who live with a mental illness.


Employment opportunities at Vincent House

If you are interested in joining a team that helps to rebuild lives for individuals living with a mental illness, contact us regarding the employment opportunities below


Rehabilitation Specialist Job Description

Vincent House Pinellas, Pasco, and Hernando Counties

SUPERVISION
Reports directly to the Program Director

STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Work side by side with members in a manner consistent with the mission and goals of Vincent House. Maintains enthusiasm, commitment, and belief in the Clubhouse International Standards.
Works cooperatively with members and staff in establishment and completion of unit goals for Work Structured Day component of Vincent House.
Treats members and other staff with dignity and respect; maintains confidentiality at all times.  Presents in a positive, professional manner at Vincent House, while on employment placement sites and at community functions.
Participates in unit meetings twice daily, and weekly House Meeting.
Participates in Clubhouse International trainings and events, as determined by the Administration team.
Works cooperatively with other staff to provide rehabilitation services and demonstrates openness and flexibility in adapting to organizational and program changes as instructed by the Administration team.
Performs other related duties as requested by the Program Director.
All Vincent House staff share employment, housing, holiday, weekend, evening and unit responsibilities.
Foster an atmosphere of belief in all members’ ability to work.
Conduct onsite job training and coverage for members in the Vincent House Transitional Employment (TE) and Supportive Employment (SE) programs.
Provide as much support as needed to assist members with employment goals – act as trainer, troubleshooter, follow-along support, benefits counselor, advocate and liaison with the employer for TE/SE position.

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level: Bachelor’s Degree.
Commitment to engage in philosophies and practices of Van Gogh’s Palette and Clubhouse International Standards.
Treats members and other staff with dignity and respect; maintains confidentiality at all times.  Presents in a positive, professional manner at Vincent House, while on employment placement sites and at community functions.
Possess excellent interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, creativity and belief in the wellness and the potential of every member.
Possess a valid driver’s license and obtain approval for enrollment by Van Gogh’s Palette’s auto insurance carrier.
Pass a Level II FDLE criminal background check.
Maintain a drug and tobacco free lifestyle.  Submit to drug screening upon hire and randomly while employed.
Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays on a rotating basis.
Possess the ability to cover Transitional Employment positions.

**Interested parties are encouraged to view our website at Vincenthouse.org as well as the website to Clubhouse International, clubhouse-intl.org, before applying.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Karis Kaeser at karis@vincenthouse.org and Jessica Bonanno at jessica@vincenthouse.org.
Salary commensurate with experience AA/EOE

“I have been a Vincent House member since 2013. It’s like a giant family. They want nothing for me but to succeed in all that I do. Vincent House has helped me overcome many barriers in my life. Vincent House has helped me see the beauty in life and to realize that I can succeed in all that I do.”
Scott S.


Our Need Here in Florida

Those living with a serious mental illness in your community

49th

in the nation

Florida ranks 49th in the nation for access to mental health care

85%

not working

Adults with a serious mental illness

1 in 6

adults

Have a mental health condition

1 in 6

homeless

Live with a serious mental illness


The Vincent House Difference

The impact that friendship, education and employment creates

5X

Increase in long-term employment

and less reliance on public benefits

3X

Decrease in rates of hospitalization

and incarceration

2X

Double the employment rates

compared to the public mental health system

1,225

Lifetime Vincent House members

Over 70 daily Vincent House members

Saving lives and ensuring we have healthy communities


Employment partners include

Pimellas Park Chamber of Commerce logo. Includes the saying "Uniting Businesses for a Stronger Community"
Office of the Public Defender logo
AmeriKey locksmith logo
digigone logo
Pasco County Housing Authority logo
Suncoast Center, Inc logo
Diections for Living logo

Awards and recognition

Clubhouse International Accredited
Bank of America Neighborhood Builders logo
Lllly Reintegration logo
Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Ready to Get Your Life Back?

Discover friendship, purpose and community

1 Start with a tour

See if the Vincent House is a good fit. Start by scheduling a tour of one of our locations.

See the facility, meet members, talk to the staff, and discuss what our program can offer.

2 Become a member

If an invitation to membership is offered, a application and eligibility requirements will need to be completed and confirmed.

Membership is voluntary and for life; and there is no cost.

3 Gain skills to change your life

Find a place where you are wanted, needed and valued.

Work side-by-side with the Vincent House staff. We’re here to help members build skills to find and keep employment, return to school, locate stable housing, and much more.


Your generosity will allow us to help more adults living with mental illness

Vincent House has served over 1,225 members, but more need your help.

In Florida, over half of adults with a mental illness are going untreated.

Your donation will help us to fulfill the needs of those in your community who are facing daily challenges with mental health.

The myths that generate negative stigma around mental illness, and the lack of funding, stand in the way of the life saving help many people need.

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