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Assistant Program Director

Vinfen – Enfield, CT

As an Assistant Program Director (APD), you will assist the Program Director (PD) in managing the clinical, financial, and administrative operations of one or more residential programs that provide support to people with psychiatric conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities or acquired brain injuries and behavioral health challenges. In your role you will work together with the people we serve, their families, friends, employers, and other support staff to transform their lives by building independence skills or increasing each person s quality of life.

APDs ensure proper standards and regulations set forth by funding sources are adhered to, and that quality standards for the individuals in the home are being met. Additional responsibilities include managing staff, developing relationships with community members, and liaising with clinical and nursing teams to develop and manage clients Individual Action Plans (IAP).

Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!

Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:

  • A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
  • First-rate Medical, Dental and Vision plans that are open to all employees scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more.
  • Plus, we offer a generous employer contribution toward the cost of medical insurance!
  • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer-paid Short-Term Disability Insurance along with the option to purchase additional, voluntary, Short-Term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
  • Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care Insurance
  • Generous paid time off (Employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week): 15 days of Vacation per year 11 Paid Holidays 10 Sick Days per year 3 Personal days per year
  • Educational Assistance and Tuition Remission Programs $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
  • Other generous benefits including discounted YMCA memberships, access to discounted movie tickets and more

Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that transforms lives by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at

My Job. My Community. My Vinfen.

Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: rehabilitation, social counselor, social worker, provider, support staff, social services provider, counselor, mental health, psychiatric, social services, mentor, counseling, social work, group home, DSP, Direct Care, psychology, mental illness, mental health, psychiatric, outreach worker, outreach services, community based, human services, nonprofit, crisis, trauma, advocacy, recovery.

  • A bachelor s degree in a Human Services related field is preferred. High school diploma or GED required.
  • 2-3 years in progressively responsible Human Services functions required.
  • Strong time management and writing skills.
  • All applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a current, valid, US drivers license for at least one year.
  • All applicants must be able to become CPR, First Aid certified within 2 weeks of employment and MED certified within 150 days of employment.

All candidates must be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background and driving record check.

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