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350Vermont
Location: Addison County, Bennington County, Caledonia County, Chittenden County, Essex County, Franklin County, Grand Isle County, Lamoille County, Orange County, Orleans County, Rutland County, Washington County, Windham County, Windsor County,

350VT is hiring a full-time (35 hours/week) Community Organizer to join our team of grassroots climate justice organizers! We’re looking for someone who has been involved in grassroots organizing before (volunteer or paid), and who brings a strong commitment to social justice and a deep justice analysis to their organizing and relationships, communicates and listens well, connects easily with a wide range of people, and thrives both collaborating closely with others and working independently.

The Community Organizer will build and strengthen the climate justice movement statewide. They will bring in new volunteers, support local volunteer teams around the state, develop volunteers’ leadership, organize events, contribute to campaign strategy, and build and maintain relationships with allies and partners. They will work closely with 350VT staff, board members, and volunteers in the context of a highly collaborative, continually evolving shared leadership structure.

The salary is $48,976/year, with benefits. (We’re expecting to hire at this rate, at our Program Manager level. For applicants with an exceptional level of relevant experience—likely at least 4 years of full-time grassroots organizing work—we’re open to discussing hiring at our Program Director level, currently $54,627/year, and adjusting job responsibilities accordingly.) We encourage BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, and people from other underrepresented communities to apply. Learn more about the role and apply by July 8: https://www.350vermont.org/jobs-internships

State of Vermont - Department of Vermont Health Access
Location: Washington County,

Provide Investigative, analytical, and consultative work at a professional level for Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) involving health insurance and health care delivery systems. DVHA’s Special Investigations Unit is seeking a Program and Operations Auditor to join their team to prevent fraud and help all Vermont recipients receive all the care and resources they need.

Have the work/life balance you need with a Monday-Friday schedule and a supportive hybrid work environment. Eleven paid state holidays, in addition to a robust benefits package.

The Program and Operations Auditor Position has the following responsibilities:
· Work in program integrity, quality control, and utilization review.
· Continuing assessment (review) of health care systems and their design, development, implementation, and on-going operations.
· Identification of unusual beneficiary and provider utilization patterns including procedural deficiencies in the reporting and claiming of reimbursement for services in these programs.
· Extensive knowledge and interpretation of medical claims billing policies and practices and claims processing is essential.
· Assume responsibility of case intake and preliminary investigations.
Duties are performed under the direction of the Special Investigations Unit Manager but involve extensive interaction with:
· Medical service providers.
· Division Directors.
· Agency of Human Services program managers.
· State program managers.
· Federal officials.

Mission:
The Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)’s mission is to improve Vermonters’ health and well-being by providing access to high-quality, cost-effective health care. We have identified three priorities that support our mission: Advancing value-based payments, modernizing information technology infrastructure, and operational performance improvement. Our department commits to executing our responsibilities and priorities while adhering to three core values: Transparency, Integrity and Service.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
As part of our values of transparency, integrity, and service, we are committed to supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility as part of our person-centered culture. We actively celebrate our colleagues’ and future colleagues’ different abilities, racial identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, and gender. Everyone is welcome and supported here.

Our State:
Vermont is a “small but mighty” state. We are ranked as one of the top 10 states to raise a family in 2022. We are nationwide leaders for progressive social and educational policies. We are in Northern New England, 1.5 hours from Montreal and 3.5 hours from Boston. We have beautiful Lake Champlain, the Green Mountains, and year-round outdoor activities.

Telework:
The Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) supports a hybrid work environment. Upon hire, employees work with their supervisor to create a schedule that aligns with the business needs of the unit. We believe a hybrid work environment promotes autonomy and allows for increased flexibility and greater work/life balance.

Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op
Location: Addison County,

Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op has been committed to our values of sustainable business practice, growing the local foods movement and supporting our community for over 45 years. Our ideal candidate will also be committed to these goals and help us achieve them. Last year we contributed over $180,000 in donations to our local food shelves, non-profits, and discounts to low-income shoppers. We also exceeded 35% of sales from local Vermont products from over 400 Vermont Producers, that’s a record 8.5 million dollars. We are thrilled to contribute to our local economy.

Our Store Operations Manager will oversee day to day operations of all sales floor departments for our $20 million natural foods market. The Store Operations Manager reports to the General Manager and will work closely with the management team to set strategy and direction for the Co-op.

Our ideal candidate will have retail experience – ideally in the natural foods industry and have a proven track record of:

  • Building and leading highly effective teams
  • Operating a sustainable and profitable business that benefits the community
  • Ensuring a friendly and generous store culture
  • Motivating staff to do their best
  • Identifying and developing future leaders
  • Continuously improving systems, the customer experience, and personal skills

Our benefits package includes group health insurance, optional vision and dental insurance, flexible spending account, 3+ weeks of paid time off, paid holidays, profit sharing bonus, 401k, life insurance, paid parental leave, co-op membership, employment assistance program, and more.

Starting salary is $70,000 – 90,000 depending on experience. $1,000 Hiring Bonus available after 90-days of employment.

To learn more about our amazing community, you may want to explore this link: https://experiencemiddlebury.com

If you would love to work in a unique organization with devoted staff, learn more and apply on our website https://middleburycoop.applicantpro.com/jobs/ Please attach a resume and letter of interest.

State of Vermont - Department of Health
Location: Washington County,

The Vermont Department of Health is seeking a Performance Improvement Manager to oversee the department’s performance management and quality improvement initiatives. This position is located in the Planning Unit, within the Commissioner’s Office. This position is a key liaison between department and agency leadership and the multiple divisions of the department. This work involves systems building and maintenance as well as project management skills towards large initiatives and projects that ultimately impact the health and well-being of Vermonters. You will work closely with leadership and staff throughout the department.

Ideal candidates for this position will be self-directed and can navigate emerging issues with tact and persistence. Ideal candidates will also have a strong understanding of performance management and improvement concepts and strong organizational skills, including project management, facilitation and leading department wide change.

Specific responsibilities of the Performance Improvement Manager will include:
· Oversee the health department performance management framework, systems and processes in alignment with the department’s strategic plan and the State Health Improvement Plan. This includes scorecards, dashboards, population indicators, and program performance measures.
· Develop and implement the department’s Quality Improvement Plan.
· Support staff across the department in conducting quality improvement activities, including access to training, tools, and other resources.
· Manage Public Health Accreditation to ensure the department meets national standards and continues to provide essential public health services in Vermont.
· Support efforts to increase data accessibility, equitable data collection, and meaningful analysis, including leveraging the department’s performance management and improvement work to advance health equity.
· Serve as department liaison to the Agency of Human Services performance improvement director, State of Vermont Chief Performance Office, and other regional and national performance improvement networks.
· Manage and facilitate multiple cross-departmental workgroups, such as the Performance Management Committee.

About the Department of Health

Our vision: All people and communities in Vermont have equitable opportunities to achieve their highest level of health and well-being.

Our mission: Promote the physical, mental, and social well-being of people in Vermont by advancing equity, protecting against disease and injury, and preparing for health emergencies.

Our values:
· Equity: We aim to center health justice and address racism and all forms of oppression in our programs and policies, our approach to collaboration, and how we build and nurture our workforce.
· Collaboration: We engage with staff and partners to understand complex problems and design responsive solutions.
· Inclusion: We support a culture of belonging and diversity where people are valued, trusted, and able to be their authentic selves.
· Harmony: We endorse a balanced, thoughtful, and intentional work environment that allows employees to care for themselves, their families, and the people they serve.
· Data: We strive for scientific excellence and cultural responsiveness in the collection, analysis, sharing and use of data

 

Telework opportunities: The Department of Health supports a hybrid work environment. Upon hire, employees work with their supervisor to create a schedule that aligns with the business needs of the unit. We believe a hybrid work environment promotes autonomy and allows for increased flexibility and greater work/life balance.

Howard Center
Location: Chittenden County,

Seeking an experienced licensed registered nurse to join the medical team at the Chittenden Clinic. Function in the intersecting roles of change agent, mentor, and facilitator of learning, drawing on adult learning theories and evidence-based practice to transform clinical nursing practice. This role involves identifying staff training needs, developing curriculum, and implementing tailored educational programs, including hands-on training sessions.

The Chittenden Clinic is one of the largest medication treatment programs for opioid use disorder in the country, serving approximately 1000 patients. Our program and its staff have been recognized regionally and nationally for outstanding performance, high-quality healthcare services, and a patient-centered approach.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and oversee orientation for newly hired nurses
  • Coordinate opportunities for professional development for nursing staff
  • Develop, maintain, and revise annual nursing competency content to reflect changes in practice and policies
  • Provide mentoring and clinical education for nursing staff, nursing students, and direct support staff
  • Provide direct nursing care as needed and provide back-up coverage for nursing team

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Unencumbered Registered Nurse license, Vermont license eligible
  • Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience
  • Experience working in opioid and/or other substance use disorder treatment programs, treating mental health disorders, or experience as a nurse educator

Structure:

  • Full-time
  • Exempt
  • Starting at $68,850
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

Benefits:

  • Accrue 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability insurance
  • Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Childcare Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy, for both internal and external applicants.

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence.

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency’s culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce. Minorities, people of color, LGBTQIA+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE/TTY. Visit “About Us” to review Howard Center’s EOE policy.

Howard Center
Location: Chittenden County,

The Baird School/INCLUSION Program is seeking a Clinical Behavior Specialist to join an innovative team that supports the social, emotional, behavioral, and academic needs of students within their school settings throughout Chittenden County. These settings include public schools, the Baird School, and the Tutorial and Behavior Services program for students requiring intensive supports in alternative learning environments.

The ideal candidate will possess strong assessment, diagnostic, and crisis intervention skills. The ability to work collaboratively with mental health and educational teams is essential. The candidate will have demonstrated skills supporting the placement of students with emotional disabilities through the provision of training and supervision to staff working directly with students. Candidates must be proficient in the development of behavioral modification plans and an ability to analyze and interpret data.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct behavioral assessments
  • Develop comprehensive behavioral treatment plans
  • Supervise Behavior Interventionists
  • Collaborate with educational teams and families
  • Provide crisis supports

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in in Applied Behavior Analysis or Special Education, or Psychology
  • Proficiency with SEL and behavior modification
  • Previous experience with supervision and consultation
  • An understanding of educational systems and processes
  • Use of a personal vehicle and a clean driving record
  • BCBA Preferred

Structure:

  • Full Time
  • Exempt
  • Hybrid Work Option available
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience and credentials
  • Generous benefit package

Benefits:

  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability insurance
  • Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Childcare Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy.

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence.

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency’s culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce. Minorities, people of color, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE/TTY. Visit “About Us” to review Howard Center’s EOE policy.

Howard Center
Location: Chittenden County,

Support clients with Intellectual Disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder seek and maintain competitively paid employment.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop individualized employment opportunities for each client
  • Contact and educate potential employers regarding services and Project Hire
  • Provide on-the-job training and on-going support to clients and/or their direct staff or job coach
  • Complete required documentation and maintain communication with client’s team

Requirements:

  • Five years’ combination of skills, experience and/or education in human services or related field
  • Valid driver’s License, use of a personal vehicle, and an acceptable driving record

Click the link below to hear from individuals currently in this role:

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Structure:

  • Full time (37.5 hours)
  • Non exempt
  • Union
  • Starting at $21.24 an hour
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

Benefits:

  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term insurance
  • Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Childcare Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy.

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence.

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency’s culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce. Minorities, people of color, LGBTQIA+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE/TTY. Visit “About Us” to review Howard Center’s EOE policy.

The Janet S. Munt Family Room
Location: Chittenden County,

Summary

The Janet S. Munt Family Room Preschool is a play-based learning community inspired by nature and neighborhood, encouraging social and emotional learning, and building on children’s strengths and curiosity.

As a preschool teacher, you will play a pivotal role in shaping young minds and hearts. Your responsibilities will include crafting and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum, cultivating social and emotional growth, and ensuring the utmost safety and well-being of the children in your care. You will work closely with the lead teacher to create a supportive and engaging learning environment within the Family Room Preschool. 

 

Responsibilities

 Curriculum Development

  • Develop and implement age-appropriate lesson plans and educational activities.
  • Create a stimulating and play-based curriculum that encourages children’s holistic development.
  • Utilize diverse teaching materials and techniques to cater to various learning styles.
  • Build curriculum based on children’s strengths and interests combined with Vermont Early Learning Standards

Classroom Management

  • Foster a nurturing and inclusive classroom atmosphere.
  • Organize and participate in creative and educational activities.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized classroom environment consistent with health and safety standards and Vermont’s Childcare Regulations. 

Assessment and Communication

  • Conduct assessments to track children’s progress and adjust teaching strategies accordingly.
  • Communicate effectively with parents regarding children’s development and well-being.
  • Initiate meetings with parents to provide valuable parenting support and coordinate regular conferences for discussing children’s progress.

Enrollment and Family Engagement

  • Guide prospective families through the enrollment process, responding to inquiries and conducting informative tours.
  • Collaborate with parents regularly to understand the children’s background and psyche.

Professional Development

  • Stay updated on early childhood education trends and incorporate innovative teaching methods.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and participate in professional development opportunities.
  • Attend workshops, conferences, and training sessions to enhance teaching practices.

Child Development

  • Observe each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem.
  • Encourage children to interact with each other, resolve conflicts, and develop positive social skills.
  • Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed emergent curriculum.
  • Coordinate meal times and supervise children to ensure their safety at all times.

Team Collaboration

  • Collaborate with other educators to enhance the overall learning environment. 
  • Actively participate in school-wide initiatives and events.

 

Requirements (Experience and Education)

  • At least one year of experience working with children or working in a management position in a program or organization serving children. Alternatively, a combination of education and experience that provides comparable knowledge and skills. 
  • At least a Vermont Early Childhood Ladder Level Three (3) Certificate; or 
  • At least an associate degree from an accredited college with a major or concentration in Early Childhood, Child or Human Development, Elementary Education, or Child and Family Services and at least twelve (12) months experience working with groups of children from grade three (3) or younger.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in child development, early childhood education or human development or a related field OR At least a Vermont Early Childhood Career Ladder Level Four (4) A or B Certificate

Skills

  • Ability to implement and supervise a positive learning environment while incorporating educational programming.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective, ongoing working relationships, interactions and communications (including conflict resolution and/or crisis management)
  • Ability to effectively direct the work of others, work both independently and as a team member on various tasks, all while meeting established deadlines and adapting to changing priorities. 
  • Ability to appropriately respond to a variety of situations and unanticipated stressors.
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, a positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed. 
  • In-depth knowledge of early child development.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multicultural community.
  • Must maintain first aid and CPR certification.
  • Maintenance of satisfactory standing with the Adult Abuse Registry, Child Abuse & Neglect Registry, Vermont Criminal Information Center, and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
  • Ability to carry out the functions of this job without risk of harm to the health and safety of self and others.
  • Ability to travel for work, including field trips & home visiting. A valid driver’s license is required. 

 

Working Schedule & Compensation 

Position: Part-time
Hours: 20-25 hours per week
Hourly Wage: Starting at $21.00 per hour
Benefits: CTO (Combined Time Off), Retirement Plan, Paid Holidays, and more.

Typical Schedule:

  • September through June:
    • Mondays & Wednesdays: 7:45 am – 3:00 pm, Fridays: 7:45 am – 1:00 pm
  • June through August: Schedule TBD

Supervision:

  • Weekly supervision sessions: 30 minutes

 

How to apply

Please send a detailed, personalized cover letter, three references and your resume to our Executive Director, Josh Miller, at careers@thefamilyroomvt.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

The University of Vermont Medical Center
Location: Chittenden County,

The Executive Assistant serves as the primary administrative support person in the Executive Offices of the University of Vermont Health Network and/or University of Vermont Medical Center. The incumbent will typically support one President level position, two University of Vermont Health Network/Medical Center Executives or one Network/Medical Center Executive and a large organizational function. The Executive Assistant performs traditional and advanced administrative functions to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization with a high degree of confidentiality.

EDUCATION:

Associates degree in business, office management or related field or equivalent combination of experience and education required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

Five to seven years of progressively responsible office experience in order to have gained the necessary interpersonal skills to work effectively with executive leadership.

 

For more information and to apply, please click here

 

The University of Vermont Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. 

State of Vermont - Department of Health
Location: Washington County,

The Vermont Department of Health is looking for our next Public Health Communication Officer – Media Relations Lead! The Media Relations Lead is a key member of our Communication Office and spearheads the development and implementation of our department-wide media relations strategy. Our ideal candidate is a strategic and collaborative communications professional who understands how to deploy media relations tactics to further our public health mission and can work well under pressure when handling highly sensitive, complex, and time-sensitive projects.

 

Major Areas of Responsibility for the Public Health Communication Officer – Media Relations Lead:

• Manage all media relations for the Department, including interview scheduling, information request triage and response, spokesperson preparation, and ongoing media monitoring.

• Work closely with other communication staff, Division Directors, the Commissioner’s Office, the Agency of Human Services, and other state departments and agencies to coordinate strategy and key deliverables aligned with media events, press conferences, press releases, and statements.

• Support emergency communication efforts, serving as Public Information Officer in the department’s emergency operations center and in the State Emergency Operation Center’s Joint Information Center as assigned.

• Develop and lead media relations and spokesperson trainings for Health Department staff.

 

Qualities and skills that will help someone be successful in this role include:

• Strategic thinking – Able to anticipate media topics of interest and proactively advocate for and plan messaging strategy with leadership.

• Communications – Has considerable knowledge of principles and best practices of communications.

• Media relations – Able to work successfully with media outlets to further the efforts of a mission-driven organization or agency; understands key journalistic principles of newsworthiness, transparency, and timeliness.

• Collaboration and negotiation – Can navigate the competing wants and needs of multiple parties to reach a positive outcome.

• Strong writing skills – Can distill complex, technical public health information into clear and effective public health messaging for the media and public; can internalize and incorporate our “voice” across their writing.

• Grace under pressure – Able to meet short and urgent deadlines, while ensuring public information is vetted and cleared for release; able to respond diplomatically and reasonably when situations may conflict with reporter requests and perspectives.

• Spokesperson skills – Able to speak on the record on behalf of the department when necessary.

 

The Vermont Department of Health is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the department’s diversity and commitment to fostering an environment of mutual respect, acceptance, and equal opportunity. We’re seeking people of all genders and backgrounds who are dedicated to improving economic, social, and health conditions for all Vermonters, and are committed to a vision of Vermont that embraces all the people who live here. Our work is best when a rich array of voices is included, and a shared mission and values exist. Black, Indigenous, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQIA, people with disabilities, immigrants, and people from all economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

Telework: The Vermont Department of Health supports a hybrid work environment. We believe a hybrid work environment promotes autonomy and allows for increased flexibility and better work-life balance. Upon hire, employees work with their supervisor to create a schedule that aligns with the business needs of the unit.

 

Learn about the Health Department’s mission, vision, and values: https://www.healthvermont.gov/about/our-vision-mission-values

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Calling All BIPOC in Vermont!

We want to know what’s going well and what needs improvement for the BIPOC community in Vermont, especially when it comes to economic opportunities and community building. 

So, we've launched the BIPOC Community Survey to better understand your experiences—click the link below and let us know what's up!

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