Assistant House Director

Dismas of Vermont seeks a full-time Assistant House Director for Buell Street Dismas House in Burlington. Dismas is a safe and sober, friendly, transitional house for men and women leaving Vermont’s prisons and starting new lives. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits, including healthcare.

The Assistant House Director (AHD) assists with administrative and residential life areas. The AHD coordinates volunteers and interacts with residents daily to support residential needs. The AHD maintains records/databases and supports fundraising events. Te AHD may also support selected committees of the Board of Directors.

Bachelor or Associates degree and two years experience in related skill areas, or equivalent required. Strong computer and interpersonal skills are essential. Experience with challenged or marginalized populations a plus. Applicant must have valid driver’s license and dependable car.

General Responsibilities

The AHD supports the House Director as they assist residents to achieve successful transitions from prison back into society. The AHD works under the immediate supervision of the House Director, and under the general supervision of the Executive Director of Dismas of Vermont.

Operation of a Dismas House requires attention to wide variety of tasks ranging from administrative management to resident relationships and programs. This includes fundraising, community and board relations, and humble house duties. The AHD may assist the House Director in any of these areas and other duties as required. While primary resident program management and Dismas’ relationship with the Department of Corrections and Probation & Parole Offices are the purview of the House Director, the AHD will be exposed to all elements of work at Dismas in order to achieve professional development.

Responsibilities of Assistant House Director

Resident support and supervision, includes presiding over house dinners. Occasional Holiday coverage required. Data management, administrative assistance, volunteer coordination, fundraising assistance, social media maintenance (Facebook, WordPress, Instagram).

Dismas of Vermont is an equal opportunity employer. Please email a cover letter and resume with “AHD” in the subject line to

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour
-401(k) & Retirement Plan
-Dental, Health, Life & Vision Insurance
-Paid Time Off

COVID-19 Considerations:
Dismas has a detailed Covid Safety Protocol to keep its employees and residents safe. More details can be provided further into the recruitment process.