Montford Hall is looking for exceptional people to fill the following positions on our team:




Mentors are the front line staff at Montford Hall. They supervise, coach, share meals with, and interact with students over the course of each day, and therefore have a critical impact on their 10- to 12-month Montford Hall experience.



  • Help establish an emotionally safe environment in which students can identify their strengths and growth areas, develop and practice new skills, and appropriately challenge themselves.

  • Adhere to all guidelines and policies for ensuring student health and safety, including in unusual and unexpected situations, both on and off campus.

  • Maintain and help instill standards of community responsibility; engage students in taking ownership of, and pride in, chores, meal prep, and other contributions to campus life.

  • Participate as a valued member of student’s Integrated Recovery Team. Collaborate with other team members on identifying treatment goals and implementing strategies for achieving them.

  • Supervise, lead, help plan, and/or participate in, to the extent appropriate, students’ daily and special activities, including community meetings, outdoor recreational activities (including day and extended expeditions), yoga, music, art, service work, and physical education.

  • Set and enforce behavior management plans and student limits, and provide crisis intervention as required to resolve conflicts and contain inappropriate and/or unsafe behavior, according to company policy.

  • Help students develop and practice coping, conflict resolution, and communications skills through reflection and modeling.

  • Document, report, and review students’ progress, behaviors, and needs (including medical issues).

  • Administer medications.

  • Transport students in a MH vehicle to and from activities and appointments.



  • College degree (or desirable combination of education and experience).

  • At least 21 years of age.

  • At least 1 year of experience working with at-risk teenagers.

  • Ability to build meaningful rapport with teenagers while maintaining appropriate boundaries.

  • Valid CPR/First Aid certification.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Expertise in and passion for an avocation that can be shared with students (e.g., gardening, photography, mountain biking, drumming, etc.).

  • Ideally, either professional or personal experience in addiction treatment and recovery and the 12 Steps of NA/AA.

To apply for this position, send resume and cover letter to Bronwyn Pellatt, Program Coordinator. No phone calls please!



Montford Hall is reshaping the landscape of recovery for young people. We are looking for a therapist to join our clinical team and help support this exciting vision.


  • Help maintain a standard of excellence in the therapeutic and 12-step facilitation components of the program.

  • Assess, plan, and implement clinical treatment for a caseload of up to 8 students.

  • Conduct weekly individual and group therapy sessions and periodic family therapy sessions.

  • Provide weekly family support calls.

  • In collaboration with other members of the student’s team, develop and regularly update the student’s Integrated Recovery Plan.

  • Maintain timely and accurate documentation of clinical activities in BestNotes.

  • Support the Clinical Director in facilitating the family program (e.g., webinars).

  • Participate as needed in quarterly family weekends.

  • Maintain regular communication with referral sources.

  • Participate in professional growth activities to stay abreast of job-related research and best practices, as well as to maintain all required licenses/certifications.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Clinical Social Work, or Counseling Psychology

  • Licensure and/or advanced certification in Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Licensed in North Carolina to practice in the mental health and addiction treatment field (will consider applicants practicing as Licensed Associates under supervision)

  • A minimum of 2 years working with adolescents and/or treating addiction (or relevant work, internship, or practicum in the allied health professions)

  • Ability to work as part of treatment team

  • Fluency with BestNotes

  • Valid CPR/First Aid certification

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Mary Flora, Clinical Director. 


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