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Program Manager

Program Manager

True North Evolution

5354 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT 05673
United States



Posted on February 23, 2024


True North is seeking a Program Manager to join our team. True North is a licensed residential treatment center and wilderness therapy program located in the beautiful Green Mountains of Central Vermont, an hour South of Burlington, Vermont. True North is a small, independently owned program, providing personalized therapeutic interventions and transition support for 14-17 year old adolescents and 18-25 year old young adults with an emphasis on assessment and family participation. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a nationally recognized therapeutic wilderness program, be part of a dynamic, supportive team and live and work in a fantastic community.

The ideal candidate is an adaptable team player, with a positive attitude and leadership skills who is willing to work both indoors and outdoors. The Program Manager will be working closely with all departments at True North to help facilitate daily programming for the students, coordinate and execute schedules, supervise and train guides (direct care staff), and support the therapeutic goals for students. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and previous wilderness therapy or residential treatment experience.


  • Coordinate, plan, and execute weekly program activities based on expertise and training
  • Coordinate, plan, and facilitate the weekly schedule for the program, including collaboration with staff from all other departments
  • Collaborate with other staff to ensure smooth facilitation of meals, showers, and other shared spaces/activities
  • Support and manage guides while on shift and provide additional training as needed
  • Facilitate and support additional needs such as enrollments, graduations, doctor’s appointments, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Competency and leadership skills in adventure or other activities
  • A clean and valid driver’s license is required.
  • Must be able to pass a physical exam, pre-employment urine drug test, state and federal background checks
  • Prior experience in wilderness or residential treatment programs


401(k), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Paid time off, Pro Deals, Tuition reimbursement, Vision insurance