Recovery Vermont Newsletter – June 12, 2019

recent graduating classes!
Vermont Recovery Coach Academy
Congratulations to all our graduates this spring! Our summer schedule of academies and leadership trainings will be posted next week at
The Vermont Recovery Coach Academy is the result of over a decade of collaboration with the Vermont Department of Health, SAMHSA, NIMH, the Governor’s OCC, the Vermont Recovery Network, the Recovery Centers, the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium, the Vermont Community Foundation, CCAR, Faces & Voices, and many more influencers in the recovery movement. It’s run by Recovery Vermont and we are lucky to serve all of our students, alumni, and partners!
Graduates are working in recovery supports throughout the state; from emergency departments, to corrections, to recovery centers, to mindfulness centers. They are the beating heart of recovery. 
Questions? Email:
The Recovery Collective
a monthly gathering on all things recovery
Wednesday June 19th 2019
Noon to 1:15 PM
Family Coaching: a conversation
Run by Sara Chard, a recovery coach and the Outreach Coordinator for Turning Point of Springfield and Greater Falls Connections (a Prevention Coalition). 
a free training open to all Vermonters…
pizza & gluten free…
education & conversation…
camaraderie & conviviality…
Wednesday June 19th 2019
Noon to 1:15 PM
Recovery Vermont
100 State Street Room 354 in Montpelier

RSVP required:

Recovery Coach 
a two-day workshop by Recovery Vermont
Burlington, Vermont
Monday July 22nd
& Tuesday July 23rd.
9 to 3:30 each day
free, but space is limited
  • How is supervising recovery coaches different from other management supervision…how is it the same?
  • Leadership as service…leadership as listening.
  • The three foundations of servant leadership.
  • Strength based supervision–even when critical feedback is required.
  • Hiring as a key to supervision.
  • Alignment of job descriptions, reporting, and job performance.
  • Case studies and tools.
To register and for all the details:
The Job Board
Project Coordinator
The Project Coordinator is responsible for executing HRSA Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP)-Planning grant G25RH32926 “Evolving WCSARP for Sustained Success” in coordination with the Washington County Substance Abuse Regional Partnership (WCSARP). The program will focus on the prevention, treatment, recovery, and workforce development aspects of opioid and other substance use disorders in Washington County, Vermont. The Project Coordinator will lead the effort to engage and coordinate stakeholders for maximum effectiveness, facilitate creation of public-private partnerships, and maintain focus on goals and objectives outlined in the grant award.
Another Way Inc., Montpelier Vermont
seeks Executive Director
Another Way is a Community Center in Montpelier which provides a safe and friendly place to share community, to network and to learn from each other. We welcome everyone, especially persons seeking to overcome struggles and live well. Another Way grew out of the psychiatric survivor movement to counter oppressive systems of control and we continue to advocate for freedom and self-determination of care. Another Way promotes equal rights, participation and protection of the needs and interests of the peer mental health community, provides advocacy, outreach, information, referrals, crisis intervention, access to housing resources, peer support, supported employment, and educational opportunities, holistic health opportunities and classes.
The Executive Director has administrative responsibility for the operation of the program with an annual budget of $430,000 and management of 3 full time and 17 part-time staff. Candidates with lived experience of involvement with the mental health system and/or peer community are strongly encouraged to apply. Ability to integrate conflicting perspectives, foster collaboration and inspire participation across diverse viewpoints and stakeholder interests is a must.
Responsibilities include oversight of daily operations, management of personnel, oversight of major improvements to physical plant, management of multiple grants and contracts and maintaining strong involvement with coalitions. Financial management and budgeting experience is crucial, as is familiarity with peer values and organizations.Salary $55K – $65K plus full benefits.To reply, send a cover letter and resume to with the subject line “ED Search” by June 15, 2019.
Enosburgh Outreach Project
Help our partners at the Turning Point of Franklin County expand their services in Enosburgh. They seek to raise $18,000 from the community to better serve this beautiful and historic community. 
Contact them to learn more!

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