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Supporting Central Vermonters to Age with Dignity and Choice

Central Vermont Council on Aging is an innovative agency dedicated to quality services for older persons living in Central Vermont. We believe in and promote employee wellbeing through our wellness committee activities, generous paid time off, comprehensive health, dental and vision insurances, discounted gym memberships and a commitment to work-life balance. Salary is based on experience.

Central Vermont Council on Aging is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from veterans, mature workers, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

 

Current Openings

Volunteer Outreach Coordinator-AmeriCorps
40 Hours per week

Join our dedicated team to support and encourage older Vermonters to age well.  Our Mission is to support central Vermonters to age with dignity and choice.  

Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) has an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about community engagement, direct service to others, and wants to make a difference in the lives of older Central Vermonters. This VHCB AmeriCorps Volunteer Outreach Member will build partnerships with community members and local organizations to create a network of direct support services for older Vermonters. Additionally, the Volunteer Outreach Member will also recruit and engage volunteers and provide some short-term services to help people age in place.     

This is a great opportunity if you are looking to transition to a new career or desire an enriching gap year experience. 

This full-time position begins September 8th, 2021 and ends August 12th, 2022. The member receives a living allowance of 20,400 (pre-tax), and an education award of 6,345 (pre-tax). 

Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities.  This position is in partnership with the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board AmeriCorps (VHCB AmeriCorps).

For a more detailed job description visit:  https://vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps/positions or contact Sarah Semler, Volunteer Services Director, at 476-0151 or [email protected] .

Hybrid Case Manager/Options Counselor
40 Hours per week

Based in our Barre Office and currently working most hours remotely, the Hybrid Case Manager/Options Counselor will work with older persons to remain in their homes through creative connections with state and community resources. The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, social service and/or non-profit experience with vulnerable populations, ability to work independently and as part of a team, reliable transportation, experience with data entry and a working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Word and Outlook. Experience with senior populations and public benefits programs is preferred. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] by August 23.

Central Vermont Council on Aging is an innovative agency dedicated to quality services for older persons living in Central Vermont. We provide a generous benefits package. Salary is based on experience.

For more information about this position, click here .

Development & Communications Assistant
25 Hours per week

Exciting, part-time position in innovative social service agency serving older Vermonters. Be part of a dedicated team of professionals working to support older Vermonters to live with dignity and choice.

Essential Functions:

Work with Director to implement CVCOA’s annual fundraising and marketing plans.
Maintain donor database and systems for maintaining long-term relationships with donors and prospective donors.
Assist with organizing and implementing regular funding appeals to new and existing donors.
Organize and appear at event-based fundraising and outreach opportunities.
Engage CVCOA staff, board members, volunteers and the public to increase awareness of and financial support for CVCOA. 
Help create, distribute, and archive routine print and electronic media.
Implement CVCOA’s social media strategy.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

College degree or certification in relevant field such as public relations, business, or communication.
Facility for oral and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to function effectively on a team with tact and diplomacy. 
Experience using MS Office Suite applications, cloud-based software, donor database management software and email marketing.
Familiarity with using social media to implement a public relations strategy for an organization.
Experience with data entry and reports.   
Graphic design and website management experience preferred.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
CVCOA offers a family-friendly organization with flexible hours.  Some weekend work may be required to support fundraising and outreach events. Paid time off and holidays provided. Salary is based on experience.

Central Vermont Council on Aging is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from veterans, mature workers, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Click here for this position's description.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and the names of three references to [email protected] by August 23.

RSVP Volunteer Coordinator
40 Hours per week

Are you a creative self-starter with a passion for the healthy future of older Vermonters?

We are seeking an RSVP Volunteer Coordinator to engage older adults with meaningful service opportunities with a focus on wellness programs, transportation, companionship, Meals on Wheels and more – with the goal of keeping older Vermonters socially connected to their communities.

The RSVP Coordinator will engage with the local community partners; recruit volunteers; and manage volunteer data. This active position requires travel throughout Washington, Lamoille and Orange counties. The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s
degree, ability to work independently and as part of a team, strong communication skills, experience engaging volunteers, a working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Word and Outlook, and reliable transportation.

CVCOA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from veterans, mature workers, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Salary is based on experience and includes a generous benefits package.

For more information about this position, click here.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by August 23.

Community Engaged Tech Specialist
40 Hours per week

Do you enjoy working with others to solve technical challenges and assisting others?

Central Vermont Council on Aging is looking for someone who can support staff, volunteers and older adults to connect via various technology to alleviate social isolation and to participate in  a wide range of classes and activities to help fulfill CVCOA’s vision of “a world where aging is honored.”

The ideal candidate will have a BA with 3+ years relevant experience, demonstrated training and mentoring skills, patience, a sense of humor, effective written and interpersonal communication skills and be able to be a bridge between technology and learners who have varying degrees of experience with it.

Central Vermont Council on Aging is an innovative agency dedicated to quality

services for older persons living in Central Vermont. We provide a generous

benefits package. Salary is based on experience.

 

For more information about this position, click here.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] by August 23.

RSVP Volunteer Program Assistant
20 Hours per week

Are you a dissectologist who is also an ace geocacher?

(We had to google it too!)

Older Vermonters who volunteer helping older Vermonters by leading exercise classes, delivering meals, and providing companionship have a story to tell.  We are looking for the right candidate to collect and organize the data that tells that story as well as support our volunteer program.

The ideal candidate will be able to work a flexible week that may involve traveling in Central Vermont as well as the Northeast Kingdom to reach out to volunteers and wellness programs, enjoy interacting with others, have strong computer skills, an attention to detail, the ability to collect data, define and report problems, understand team strategies, objectives and deadlines and are motivated to learn and help us improve our data collection.

Salary is based on experience and includes benefits such as paid time off and retirement plan contributions. 

Important Note: AmeriCorps Senior is a Federally funded program. A fingerprint background check must be completed for this position.

For more information on this position, click here.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter to [email protected] by August 23.

CVCOA Employment 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.

ADA:
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.

Antidiscrimination:
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.