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Current Openings:

Empowering Seniors and Caregivers


Central Vermont Council on Aging is an innovative agency dedicated to quality elder services in Central Vermont.  We are currently seeking a proven leader for the following full-time position based in our Barre office:


Senior Companion Program Director

The Senior Companion Program plays a crucial role in keeping seniors in their homes. Senior Companions assist fellow seniors with errands, doctor visits, wellness, companionship and other activities.


The Senior Companion Director is responsible for administering this federally-funded Senior Corps grant program in partnership with Vermont’s area agencies on aging. Responsibilities include grant writing and reporting; development; supporting local coordinators in recruiting, training, and supporting Senior Companions; and payroll.


The perfect candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years in a supervisory setting
  • Great time management and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Works compassionately with people of all backgrounds; experience working with elders a plus
  • Can motivate others
  • Successfully works within federal and state bureaucracy
  • Competent in multiple computer systems including data entry
  • Can travel for trainings and meetings throughout Vermont as needed


Salary is based on experience and includes a generous benefits package.  Click here to see a complete job description.


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@cvcoa.org by August 3.

Seeking AmeriCorps Volunteer Outreach Member

Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) in partnership with Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB) is recruiting an AmeriCorps member for the 2016/2017 year.

CVCOA is looking for someone who can help build partnerships with community members and organizations to create a local network of direct support services that enable elders to remain in their homes and communities. The AmeriCorps Volunteer Outreach Member will help build community partnerships, engage volunteers, and provide some short-term in-home services.


Position begins September 12th, 2016 and ends August 12th, 2017. Member receives a living allowance $16,320 (pre-tax), and an education award of $5,775 (pre-tax). 


For more information visit http://www.vhcb.org/americorps/menu_events/positions/ or contact Sarah Semler, Volunteer Coordinator, at 476-0151 or volunteer@cvcoa.org.

Other Openings

The Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging ("V4A") has an opening for a new Executive Director.  (While CVCOA works closely with V4A, this positition is with V4A, not CVCOA.)             






The Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging (V4A) is seeking an Executive Director. As an innovative, collaborative professional, you will work with the five area agency on aging directors to strengthen the statewide network supporting seniors. You will oversee three statewide programs, including supervising two people. Advocacy with state officials, legislators, social service agencies and the public are key components of this job. This is great opportunity for someone who excels at working independently while supporting team work and coalition building!

Bachelor’s or master’s degree and 3-5 years of proven experience in leadership positions preferred. The ideal candidate will also have great communication and supervisory skills, knowledge of Vermont senior services, successful grant writing and management experience, familiarity with Vermont’s legislative process, and data systems expertise. Office is currently in Shelburne (potentially negotiable). Periodic statewide travel is part of the job. EOE/ADA/LGBT-Friendly.

Please send resume and cover letter no later than July 6, 2016 to jobs@cvcoa.org.


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CVCOA Emploment Policy

Equal Opportunity:

CVCOA is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, religion, sex, age, marital or civil union status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, need for health insurance, or disability or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.


It is the policy of CVCOA to comply with all of the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person’s physical or mental disability. We will also make a reasonable accommodation whenever necessary for all employees or applicants with disabilities, provided that the individual is qualified to safely perform the essential duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made do not impose an undue hardship on our organization, in conformance with state and federal laws.


In order to achieve work relationships among employees, supervisors, and managers at every level which are free from any form of unlawful discrimination, unlawful harassment or  intimidation, no party shall discriminate against or harass any employee because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital or civil union status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, need for health insurance, disability or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

Immigration Compliance Policy:

CVCOA is committed to employing only people who are United States citizens or who are aliens legally authorized to work in the United States. We do not illegally discriminate because of a person’s citizens or national origin.

Because we comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, every new employee at CVCOA is required to complete the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and show documents that prove identity and employment eligibility within three business days of commencing employment.

Unlawful Harassment Prohibited:

CVCOA intends to provide a work environment that is pleasant, professional, and free from unlawful behaviors, such as sexual harassment and discrimination that interfere with work performance. Unlawful harassment of any sort will not be tolerated.  This includes harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, marital or civil union status, sexual orientation, place of birth, citizenship, military or veteran status, need for health insurance, or disability, or such other characteristics as may be protected by state or federal law.