Holton Home

158 Western Avenue
Brattleboro, VT 05301

☎ Contact

Phone: 802-254-4155
Fax: 802-254-1349

general information


Holton Home is just east of Exit 2 off Interstate 91 in Brattleboro, Vermont.


Bradley House

65 Harris Avenue
Brattleboro, VT 05301

☎ Contact

Phone: 802-254-5524
Fax: 802-254-1135

general information


Bradley House is just off Putney Rd/Route 5 in Brattleboro, Vermont.


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Activities Calendar

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Job Opportunities

Employment at Bradley House and Holton Home is contingent on a satisfactory criminal record check and adult and child abuse registry checks. 

Garden Path Elder Living

Executive Director

Position Summary: Responsible for the operation of two non-profit, mission-driven Level III Residential Care Homes in the lovely small town of Brattleboro, VT. Both Holton Home and Bradley House are recently renovated 35-room facilities featuring attractive rooms, common spaces, and grounds. They are managed by Garden Path Elder Living, Inc. which exists to support a high quality of life for our senior residents and our dedicated staff. The Executive Director provides direct oversight to management teams in both homes, to ensure efficient, high-quality care is provided in compliance with all regulations. The Executive Director is responsible for staff oversight to assure the daily delivery of resident care, support services and required documentation. S/he also works with staff and the board on planning to assure the sustainability of the organization.

Reports to: Garden Path Elder Living Board of Directors


· Support the dignity, privacy, independence, choice and individuality of residents.

· Ensure provision of the highest quality of care in an environment respectful and supportive of residents and staff.

· Oversee and collaborate with the management teams at both homes to ensure residents’ families, clinicians, and others as appropriate are kept informed of changes in resident conditions and service needs.

· Oversee the Clinical Director/Manager nursing duties including resident’s general medical needs, emergency medical issues, communication with families and clinicians, resident assessments and other documentation.

· Ensures the provision of on-call services to provide weekend and after-hours consultation for care staff as needed.

· In collaboration with the Finance Manager, oversee and develop operational budgets, annual projections and long-term fiscal planning including capital expense planning.

· Oversee, support and evaluate performance of Clinical Director/Manager, Finance Manager, Office and Admissions Managers, Activities Directors and Facility Directors. Work collaboratively with these positions to ensure that the organization’s facilities and programming operate efficiently and in accordance with all applicable regulatory and community specific policies and procedures.

· Serve as liaison to the Board and as ex-officio Board member.

· In collaboration with the Board and management staff at both homes, plan and implement the organization’s annual fundraising appeal and all other fundraising initiatives.

· In collaboration with the Board provide oversight and direct communication with print and digital media, including communications with the press, newsletters and reports to municipalities and the organization’s website.

· Provide oversight to ensure accurate and timely monthly billing to residents and Medicaid.

· Work with Clinical Director/Manager and other management staff to ensure timely resident admissions process. Attend regular meetings with house staff to discuss residency issues and changes in status. Oversee transfer/discharge process.

· In collaboration with the Clinical Director/Manager ensure that all appropriate incidents and changes in condition of residents as required by regulation are reported to the State certification agency and the resident’s responsible party. Ensure that any suspected resident abuse is reported to the Ombudsman, adult protective services, and the State certification agency.

· Investigate and respond to any concerns or complaints by residents, families and/or staff.

· Develop and maintain positive relationships with families, referral sources, donors, potential donors and philanthropic organizations and relevant agencies.

· Work with Clinical Director/Manager and Office Managers to oversee staff efficiency and payroll accuracy.

· Work with Clinical Directors to coordinate the orientation and training of staff, including regular staff in-services. Encourage and support staff development.


· Demonstrated understanding of clinical environment or experience in long term care.

· Demonstrated leadership abilities and effective supervisory skills with the ability to direct the work of others.

· Excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to the public, residents, families, staff, GPEL Board, clinicians, and other professionals appropriately.

· Ability to lead/manage marketing and fundraising for the organization.

· Knowledge of the requirements for providing care and supervision appropriate for elderly residents.

· Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to enforce all applicable laws, rules and regulations and community specific policies and procedures.

· Ability to work flexible hours to meet the job requirements, including some on-call duties.

· Have a valid Driver’s license, valid auto insurance and automobile for potential resident transports.

· Respect and compliance with resident rights, HIPAA and other organization policies.

· Bachelor’s degree.

Experience administering senior housing programs, long-term care programming, marketing, and fundraising preferred.

Holton Home is seeking licensed LNAs for the evening and night shifts who want to make an important difference each day in the quality of life for elders.

To learn if we’re the right place for you please call 802-254-4155, or stop in to visit us at 158 Western Avenue, Brattleboro, Vermont. You can also visit our ad on, and find us on Facebook.

To apply, complete the job application online, or download, print it and drop it off or mail it in:

Holton Home

158 Western Ave.
Brattleboro, VT  05301

Bradley House

65 Harris Ave.
Brattleboro, VT  05301