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Vermont Agency of Agriculture
Location: Washington County,

Overview
The Development Division of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets seeks a driven and experienced marketing professional to lead marketing and export programs. This position, an Agriculture Development Supervisor, will guide the division’s marketing program in developing communications and organizing events marketing efforts on behalf of Vermont agricultural and food businesses. This is a fast-paced position with a high level of autonomy while maintaining clear lines of communication with staff, colleagues, and division and Agency leadership. This position directly supervises two staff who support the goals of the marketing program and coordinate their own grant programs.

Major projects this position will lead include:

International market development with support from Food Export Northeast
Management of the Vermont Building at the Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts
Collaboration with the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing
Writing and management of multiple federal and state grants that support marketing activities
Development of a tradeshow and buyers mission program
Other marketing projects as funds become available.

The ideal candidate will bring significant marketing experience specifically for digital platforms, understanding of content marketing and strategy, excellent communications skills, events management experience, strong facilitation abilities, budget oversight of multiple fund streams, and supervisory experience using strengths-based management strategies.

The Development Division is a highly-collaborative, forward thinking, and inclusive team. We are looking forward to welcoming a new team member who brings excellence and new perspectives to our work.

To be considered, candidates are expected to submit a marketing and/or communications portfolio to demonstrate prior experience in a diversity of projects where they were in the lead for creation and development. Portfolios can be submitted as a direct file attachment to the application or as a link within the resume.

Who May Apply
This position, Agriculture Development Supervisor (Job Requisition #33826), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Laura Ginsburg at Laura.Ginsburg@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors
Duties are performed in a variety of settings, including open floorplan office, producer and market sites, and public events, project sites and potential hearing and legislative settings. Frequent in-state, regional, and out-of-state travel is involved for which private reliable means of transportation must be available. Frequent public communication and presentations, both verbally and in writing, is expected. An incumbent must coordinate activities with other departmental staff, the Secretary of the Agency and Deputy Secretary, and interact considerably with agricultural and land development business people, interest groups and the general public. Certain required activities will occur outside of normal office hours.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in the field of agriculture, land use planning, natural resources management, forestry, economics, marketing, public relations, economic development, or a closely related field AND five (5) years’ experience at or above a technical level in agriculture, marketing, environmental conversation, communications, land use planning or another relevant field.

OR

Bachelor’s degree in the field of agriculture, land use planning, natural resources conservation, forestry, economics, marketing, public relations, economic development, or a closely related field AND six (6) years’ experience at or above a technical level in agriculture, marketing, environmental conversation, communications, land use planning or another relevant field.
OR
At least two (2) years of experience as an Agriculture Development Specialist III in Vermont State service.

Preferred Qualifications
Completion of Lean White and Yellow belt, facilitation, and program management trainings.

Special Requirements
Candidates must have experience being responsible for the annualized management of grant and program funding greater than $1,000,000.

Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it’s more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
80% State paid medical premium
Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
Low cost group life insurance
Tuition Reimbursement
Incentive-based Wellness Program
Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Old School of South Burlington
Location: Chittenden County,

Old School of South Burlington, Inc. is a non-profit nature preschool. We are influenced by the nature-based model for early education where we utilize nature to inspire learning. The curriculum is directed by the current interests of the children (emergent curriculum) to create engaging, hands-on, relevant learning opportunities. We believe that when children are provided abundant opportunities to join developmentally appropriate play, we witness some of the deepest learning. The goal is to have learning that is based in the process, rather than a predetermined ending for each child. Teachers serve as mentors and guides, asking open-ended questions and modeling skills for lifelong learners. Nature-based curriculum is supported by a growing body of research which confirms that children ages birth to eight learn most effectively through play-based, interest-driven learning. We value time outdoors and plan to spend at least half of each day playing and learning outdoors – in the rain, snow, ice, mud, shade, and sunshine.

https://www.oldschoolvt.org/

This is for a new classroom opening in August 2022, this position will begin mid-July.

This is a full-time, year-round, salaried teaching position with health benefits. This person must be flexible and approachable. Must have knowledge and experience with early childhood education and value outdoor learning.  Responsible for coordinating a cohesive teaching team, overseeing the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. Must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns.

Duties

  • Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and the Vermont Early Learning Standards (VELS)
  • Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
  • Plan age-appropriate activities for individuals and groups that actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.
  • Ensure a healthy classroom environment – including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.
  • Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene and safety standards.
  • Maintain accurate records, forms and files.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
  • Requirements include the ability to take frequent walks, use hands and fingers, handle objects, tools or controls, talk to and hear voices at many levels. May also be required to kneel, bend, squat or crawl.
  • A specific vision ability will be required including the ability to see up close and up to a certain distance, to see colors, have peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

A teacher associate is at least twenty (20) years of age, is a high school graduate or has completed a GED, and meets one (1) of the following qualifications:

At least a Vermont Early Childhood Career 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; or

At least a Certificate of Completion from the Registered Child Care Apprenticeship Program; or

At least a Child Care Certificate from the Community College of Vermont and at least twelve (12) months experience working with groups of children from grade three (3) or younger; or

At least successful completion of twenty-one (21) college credits with an early childhood or school age focus and at least twelve (12) months experience working with groups of children from grade three (3) or younger.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
  • Appreciation for all types of weather, including: cold, wet, muddy, etc.
  • Ability to navigate uneven terrain

Benefits

  • Health care benefits – health, vision, & dental. Old School pays 85% of monthly premiums
  • $500 sign-on bonus paid out after 60 days of employment
  • Sick time: 40 hours of sick paid leave annually
  • Schedule – Old School follows the SBSD calendar. These are paid vacation weeks.
  • We are closed five (5) weeks of the year for vacation breaks: Thanksgiving, Early Winter (Dec), Winter (Feb), Spring (April), and Summer (last week of June)
  • Closed four (4) holidays: Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples, MLK, Memorial Day
  • Four (4) in-service days across the year
  • $600 annually towards professional development of your choice (workshops, courses)
  • $200 annually towards outdoor gear

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Old School of South Burlington, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Location: Chittenden County,
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE) is seeking a qualified, energetic, self-directed candidate to fill a full time 37.5hrs/wk,  Campaign Manager position based out of our Colchester, VT Administrative office. This is a temporary, exempt, grant funded position through December of 2022, with potential to continue with a shift in duties. In consultation with the VP of Public Affairs, this position will work with internal and external stakeholders to manage an IE PAC and campaign in support of the Reproductive Liberty Amendment. The Reproductive Liberty Amendment, previously Prop 5, will be a ballot measure in Vermont’s 2022 General Election. If passed, it would amend Vermont’s constitution to protect every person’s right to make their own reproductive decisions, like whether and when to become pregnant, use temporary or permanent birth control, or seek abortion care.

Responsibilities

    • Manage the VT for Reproductive Liberty IE PAC and campaign to pass the Reproductive Liberty Amendment.
    • Implement and revise (as needed) a strategic and data-informed campaign plan to pass the Reproductive Liberty Amendment with collaboration from external and internal stakeholders.
    • Assist in implementing the overall PPVTAF electoral strategy for the 2022 election cycle with direction from the VP of VT Public Affairs, and in collaboration with the VT Public Affairs Team,
    • Support VP of Public Affairs in fundraising to support PPVTAF work, including the VT for Reproductive Liberty IE PAC.
    • Work with Communications Director and consultants to develop communications products for the VT for Reproductive Liberty Campaign and other initiatives.
    • Identify opportunities and foster relationships for effective coalition-building to educate and activate voters in support of the Reproductive Liberty Amendment.
    • Plan and execute special events, including public engagement events and fundraisers, in support of campaign goals.
    • Serve as a public face for PPNNE/PPVTAF/the Vermont for Reproductive Liberty Campaign & IE PAC.
    • Demonstrate flexibility and teamwork; understand that staffing needs, and schedules fluctuate which will require a flexible work schedule and/or additional work hours; be willing to listen and contribute to the department, siSupte, and agency discussion and decision-making.
    • Potentially oversee and manage a Campaign Assistant/Coordinator, intern, and consultants, when appropriate.
    • Responsible for working with team to meet specific metrics

Qualifications

    • At least three years of Campaign Management experience.
    • Knowledge and strong commitment to progressive causes reproductive rights health, and justice
    • Strong interpersonal skills, experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously.
    • Excellent communication and writing skills.
    • Experience in digital communications, including social media and email strongly preferred.
    • Proficiency with Google Docs, and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
    • Proficiency with VAN or VoteBuilder required.
    • Some travel will be required; access to a vehicle required.
    • Strong organizational and project management skills.
    • Self-directed, proactive, and energetic team player.
    • Effective oral/written communication and presentation skills.
    • Time and task management.
    • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and prioritize growth in this area.
    • Ability to think strategically, work independently and as a team member within deadlines, and prioritize work.
    • Honesty/Integrity/Trustworthiness/Accountability.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.

Compensation & Benefits

    • The range of pay for this position is $22.75 to $31.83/hr. Access to benefits are available such as health, dental, vision, paid time off as well as a retirement fund.
Interested applicants please submit a cover letter and resume by clicking APPLY on our website at https://jobs.lever.co/ppnne.
The Campaign Manager Position in Vermont at PPNNE is represented by the AFT union.
 Planned Parenthood of Northern New England welcomes diversity & is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Location: Windsor County,

Career Opportunity:

Vermont Center for Ecostudies, Director of Development

 

The Vermont Center for Ecostudies (VCE) seeks a dynamic and experienced Director of Development to help fulfill our mission to advance wildlife conservation in New England and across the Americas through a combination of scientific research and community engagement. This position presents an exciting opportunity for a motivated fundraising professional to lead and grow a thriving development program at a trusted and respected organization with a passionate staff and committed donor base. The successful candidate will manage a strategic, relationship- and donor-centered fundraising program with a focus on expanding major and campaign gifts, growing the annual fund, and ramping up our planned giving program. This position is full-time and based in White River Junction. 

 

Full position description and application instructions can be found on our Vermont Center for Ecostudies – Director of Development

VCE is collaborating with Gade-McArdle Philanthropy Advisors to conduct this search. Confidential inquiries from qualified candidates may be directed to Scott McArdle via email to scott@gademcardle.com.

VELCO
Location: Rutland County,

Who VELCO is

VELCO sits at an inflection point of dynamic innovation in an industry undergoing transformation.  Our core responsibility to operate a safe and reliable electric transmission system for Vermonters has not changed.  How we fulfil that responsibility, however, changes regularly with the evolution of the system we operate and the dynamic demands of the customers we serve.  These conditions require that VELCO remain unshakably focused on operational excellence today while anticipating the capabilities we will need to thrive tomorrow.  Likewise, the successful Project Estimator will have the capabilities to meet today’s responsibilities while having the foresight and learning orientation to anticipate VELCO’s needs well into the future.

The System Protection Engineer at VELCO is a trusted partner excited to help us realize our Vision to create a sustainable Vermont through our people, assets, relationships and operating model.  The System Protection Engineer is someone innately committed to fulfilling our Mission to serve as a Trusted Partner by passionately living our TRUST values (Treating each other with respect; Responding with urgency; Unconditionally supporting one another; Sharing information; and Thinking outside the box).

 

Why you should join our team

As VELCO’s System Protection Engineer, you will be responsible for performing power system studies, develop protective relay settings, maintain various engineering software models and troubleshoot and analyze system disturbances.

How you will make an impact

  • Maintain system short circuit models and miscellaneous software databases
  • Perform short circuit studies, fault clearing studies and similar analytical studies and deliver results and recommendations in engineering reports
  • Develop power system analysis electrical computations and relay coordination studies associated with protective equipment
  • Development of protective relay setting basis documentation, setting files and associated test plans for transmission assets and interconnected sub-transmission & distribution
  • Perform analysis of protective relay system operations resulting from system disturbances and explain results to System Operations personnel and others requiring this information
  • Perform design of protective relay systems and control systems with input from all company departments. Effectively communicate and coordinate with the company technical disciplines to ensure systems and schemes are designed to meet applicable industry standards and the company’s corporate objectives for a safe, reliable and economic transmission system
  • Provide engineering support and analytical guidance to the VELCO system operators, system planners, field technical personnel, and the Vermont distribution utilities
  • Develop, review and maintenance of company design standards, specifications, engineering procedures, and equipment configuration settings templates
  • Work with CAD/GIS group on the development and maintenance of all protection and control drawings
  • Assist in the commissioning oversight of new and upgraded substations and their subsystems, on both large and small projects, to insure that systems have been installed and commissioned per the “engineered” design
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Who you are

To thrive in this role, you must have a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. A Master’s degree with an emphasis on electrical power systems is preferred. A registered Professional Engineering License from the state of Vermont is expected. The System Protection Engineer will have a minimum of 2-7 years of engineering experience.

VELCO’s commitment to our employees

  • Paid Time Off – Everyone needs time off to recharge. New employees are frontloaded with prorated time off dependent upon date of hire
  • Sick Leave – We advocate for staying home when you are sick
  • Paid Holidays – We observe 11 paid company holidays
  • Medical – Select from two comprehensive health plans. Employees have access to a Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account. We allow documented Domestic Partners on our plans
  • Dental & Vision – Offers a wide range of covered services
  • Wellness Program – Allows you to receive up to $100 per year for reimbursement of approved wellness expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Aids with mental health, stress management, work-life balance, financial and legal matters, and much more
  • 401K – We offer a very generous employer match and profit share contribution
  • Short Term Incentive Bonus – VELCO proudly offers a yearly incentive bonus based on individual contributions and key performance indicators
  • Life Insurance – VELCO paid life insurance and supplemental coverages are available

Important Considerations

  • Starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.
  • Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • VELCO is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran

The Fine Print

  • Skills and knowledge will include reading and interpreting electrical schematics, performing electrical computations and developing configuration files for microprocessor based protective relaying devices and other substation intelligent electronic devices
  • Thorough understanding of electrical engineering principles, practices, and tools
  • Proficient with Aspen or equivalent short circuit modelling, and other electrical design, data recording, and analyzation software
  • Proficient in MS Office Word and Excel
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the per-unit analysis
  • Testing and commissioning experience of electrical systems
  • Working knowledge of modern microprocessor protective relays and their software packages, i.e. Schweitzer and GE-UR relays and engineering software
  • Scripting/Coding; C++, Python experience is desired, but not required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to be both creative and analytical
  • Extremely detail-oriented and accurate
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
  • Must be able to travel to various project sites
  • Must be able to access and navigate job sites and construction areas
  • Must be able to maintain fast pace while completing complex, analytical work, with competing priorities, within tight timelines and with frequent interruptions
  • Must be able to work additional hours when necessary
VELCO
Location: Rutland County,

Who VELCO is

VELCO sits at an inflection point of dynamic innovation in an industry undergoing transformation.  Our core responsibility to operate a safe and reliable electric transmission system for Vermonters has not changed.  How we fulfil that responsibility, however, changes regularly with the evolution of the system we operate and the dynamic demands of the customers we serve.  These conditions require that VELCO remain unshakably focused on operational excellence today while anticipating the capabilities we will need to thrive tomorrow.  Likewise, the successful Project Estimator will have the capabilities to meet today’s responsibilities while having the foresight and learning orientation to anticipate VELCO’s needs well into the future.

The Project Estimator at VELCO is a trusted partner excited to help us realize our Vision to create a sustainable Vermont through our people, assets, relationships and operating model.  The Project Estimator is someone innately committed to fulfilling our Mission to serve as a Trusted Partner by passionately living our TRUST values (Treating each other with respect; Responding with urgency; Unconditionally supporting one another; Sharing information; and Thinking outside the box).

Why you should join our team

As VELCO’s Project Estimator, you will be responsible for executing the estimating process to support multiple project managers in the development and management of capital projects, billable engagements and maintenance activities by providing timely, accurate and competitive estimates.  You are responsible for updating and refining estimates, including analyzing project costs, developing and maintaining cost information, and supporting project managers in the development of budgets and quarterly forecasts. Additional responsibilities include performance of strategic initiatives and process improvements efforts to support our vision and mission.

How you will make an impact

  • Performs analytical duties of a complex nature requiring advanced professional experience, knowledge and competency in accounting principles and practices. Works with broad discretion on assignments of a varied, diverse and difficult nature
  • Uses standardized tools and processes to prepare accurate and timely estimates of project costs for electric utility infrastructure projects, including transmission lines, substations, IT and communication projects in accordance with the company estimating process
  • Identifies and quantifies project risks and associated contingency impacts to project costs
  • Develops documentation of estimated project cost in support of the estimating process as well as project alternative analyses efforts
  • Gathers and maintains current market data necessary to support estimate accuracy, consistency, standardization and cost controls
  • Summarizes and provides complete project estimate spreadsheets utilizing Microsoft Excel as well as company accounting software
  • Utilizes and improves upon set utility industry concepts, practices, construction techniques, and procedures
  • Identifies trends in spend rates, variances to estimate/forecasts/budget, and works with project managers to adjust project financial forecasts and estimate revision
  • Supports the development and analysis of project and program of work financial performance metrics;
  • Provides timely and efficient access to cost data and communicates with project managers on a regular basis to discuss project financial performance and recovery plans/re-forecasts as necessary
  • Develops and makes recommendations for improved operations
  • Develops and installs complex financial systems, methods, procedures, and controls
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Who you are

To thrive in this role, you must have experience in accounting, economics, finance, business, or utilities. A minimum of 6 years of professional experience is required. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred

VELCO’s commitment to our employees

  • Paid Time Off – Everyone needs time off to recharge. New employees are frontloaded with prorated time off dependent upon date of hire
  • Sick Leave – We advocate for staying home when you are sick
  • Paid Holidays – We observe 11 paid company holidays
  • Medical – Select from two comprehensive health plans. Employees have access to a Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account. We allow documented Domestic Partners on our plans
  • Dental & Vision – Offers a wide range of covered services
  • Wellness Program – Allows you to receive up to $100 per year for reimbursement of approved wellness expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Aids with mental health, stress management, work-life balance, financial and legal matters, and much more
  • 401K – We offer a very generous employer match and profit share contribution
  • Short Term Incentive Bonus – VELCO proudly offers a yearly incentive bonus based on individual contributions and key performance indicators
  • Life Insurance – VELCO paid life insurance and supplemental coverages are available

Important Considerations

  • Starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.
  • Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • VELCO is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran

The Fine Print

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills at all levels and operating areas
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft suite, especially Excel
  • Excellent mathematical and analytic skills
  • Understanding of utility infrastructure projects including expected expenditures, durations, and spend risks is a plus
  • Ability to understand construction prints/takeoffs is preferred
  • Solid understanding of how to integrate project schedule, estimated spend information with actual project costs to evaluate project performance is preferred

 

Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of sitting or standing at a desk while working on a computer. Must be able to maintain fast pace while completing complex work, with competing priorities, within tight timelines and with frequent interruptions. Must be able to work additional hours when necessary.

Vermont Foodbank
Location: Caledonia County, Essex County, Orleans County,

Please note this is a 2 year time bound position.

The Vermont Foodbank seeks a self-motivated, energetic Community Food Access Organizer – Northeast Kingdom. This full time non-exempt position reports to the Director of Community Engagement. The primary components of this position include effectively reaching out to and building relationships with Foodbank network partners, low- and moderate-income community members, partner organizations, affordable housing sites, town councils, the agricultural community and community leaders to better understand and co-create regional solutions around food insecurity. This outreach will provide direction for the Vermont Foodbank’s work related to community-driven food access, community engagement, and best practices in supporting partners within & around NEK.   Attached is the job description with additional details regarding this particular position. The hope is that the individual would reside in or near the Northeast Kingdom area.

 

The selected candidate will join an energetic, empowered, collaborative team that derives joy from the work and is wholly dedicated to VF’s mission. This position may offer some nights and weekends, with the ability to be able to travel if needed. The Vermont Foodbank’s work culture is progressive, forward thinking, and equity minded. Staff have the opportunity to fully develop their potential in a variety of ways: as organizational leaders, in shaping programs and advocacy efforts, and in working towards a future where everyone in Vermont has enough food every day.

 

To apply for this position, please visit https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1092531/Community-Food-Access-Organizer-Northeast-Kingdom and submit an employment application with a resume and cover letter attached. This position is an hourly position with the pay anticipated to be at $25.00 an hour (Between $50,000 and $53,000 a year)

 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and seek to bring our values of diversity and inclusion to our hiring process. Beyond our commitment to non-discrimination, we encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our organization and who have lived experience of inequity.

Vermont Foodbank
Location: Bennington County,

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A 2 YEAR TIME BOUND POSITION

 

The Vermont Foodbank seeks a self-motivated, energetic Community Food Access Organizer – Bennington. This full time nonexempt position reports to the Director of Community Engagement. The primary components of this position include reaching out to and building relationships with Foodbank network partners, low- and moderate-income community members, partner organizations, affordable housing sites, town councils, the agricultural community and community leaders to better understand and co-create regional solutions around food insecurity. This outreach will provide direction for the Vermont Foodbank’s work related to community-driven food access, community engagement, and best practices in supporting partners within & around Bennington.  Attached is the job description with additional details regarding this particular position. The hope is that the individual would reside in or near the Bennington area.

 

The selected candidate will join an energetic, empowered, collaborative team that derives joy from the work and is wholly dedicated to VF’s mission. This position may offer some nights and weekends, with the ability to be able to travel if needed. The Vermont Foodbank’s work culture is progressive, forward thinking, and equity minded. Staff have the opportunity to fully develop their potential in a variety of ways: as organizational leaders, in shaping programs and advocacy efforts, and in working towards a future where everyone in Vermont has enough food every day.

 

To apply for this position, please visit https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1092269/Community-Food-Access-Organizer-Bennington and submit an employment application with a resume and cover letter attached. This position is an hourly position with the pay anticipated to be at $25.00 an hour (Between $50,000 and $53,000 a year)

 

The Vermont Foodbank seeks a self-motivated, energetic Community Food Access Organizer – Bennington. This full time nonexempt position reports to the Director of Community Engagement. The primary components of this position include reaching out to and building relationships with Foodbank network partners, low- and moderate-income community members, partner organizations, affordable housing sites, town councils, the agricultural community and community leaders to better understand and co-create regional solutions around food insecurity. This outreach will provide direction for the Vermont Foodbank’s work related to community-driven food access, community engagement, and best practices in supporting partners within & around Bennington.  Attached is the job description with additional details regarding this particular position. The hope is that the individual would reside in or near the Bennington area.

 

The selected candidate will join an energetic, empowered, collaborative team that derives joy from the work and is wholly dedicated to VF’s mission. This position may offer some nights and weekends, with the ability to be able to travel if needed. The Vermont Foodbank’s work culture is progressive, forward thinking, and equity minded. Staff have the opportunity to fully develop their potential in a variety of ways: as organizational leaders, in shaping programs and advocacy efforts, and in working towards a future where everyone in Vermont has enough food every day.

 

To apply for this position, please visit https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1092269/Community-Food-Access-Organizer-Bennington and submit an employment application with a resume and cover letter attached. This position is an hourly position with the pay anticipated to be at $25.00 an hour (Between $50,000 and $53,000 a year)

 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and seek to bring our values of diversity and inclusion to our hiring process. Beyond our commitment to non-discrimination, we encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our organization and who have lived experience of inequity.

Vermont Works for Women
Location: Chittenden County,

Vermont Works for Women (VWW) is hiring a Program Specialist responsible for coordinating and delivering employment support programs to incarcerated women and gender expansive individuals currently residing at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility (CRCF).  This position will oversee the facility worker program, the Career Resource & Re-Entry Center and the culinary training program while working closely with VWW and the Department of Corrections staff.  This position involves one-on-one coaching as well as classroom-based facilitation. Additionally, this position supports successful community re-entry by help women exiting CRCF. This position pays $23/hour and comes with a comprehensive benefits package.

To see the full job description and details on how to apply, visit

https://bit.ly/3PvqJ5p

Vermont Works for Women is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment that represents the vibrant communities we serve. Candidates across all markers of identity and expressions (genders, sexualities, races, religions, ages, national origins, and abilities, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply to this position, especially those with marginalized identities.

Vermont Works for Women is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, VWW will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Cody Reed, jobs@vtworksforwomen.org, 802-655-8900 x100.

United Way of Northwest Vermont
Location: Chittenden County,

POSITION TITLE: Major Gifts & Planned Giving Manager
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full Time, Exempt
UNIT ORGANIZATION: Donor Relations
REPORTS TO: Chief Development Officer
SALARY RANGE: $50,000 – $60,000

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
This role is responsible for creating, managing, and implementing a year-round program to enhance relations among donors and volunteers. This includes the management of a portfolio of qualified donors, engaging them, and moving them along a commitment continuum. This also includes the goal of increased revenue by providing leadership and expertise to develop Leadership Giving.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The major responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

Donor Engagement

  • Develop and implement a recognition plan for leadership-level donors and a growth strategy to move donors to new giving levels within the leadership categories.
  • Identify and develop plans to recover lapsed or reluctant donors each year.
  • Cultivate and manage a portfolio of qualified, tiered donors, ascertaining and documenting their philanthropic aspirations.
  • Promote the Planned Giving program.
  • Develop strong relationships with leadership donors and communicate regularly as appropriate.

Data Management

  • Follow standards and procedures for management of the campaign/donor database.
  • Maintain meticulous documentation of donor’s interactions and aspirations.
  • Maintain records of planned and executed monthly outreach.

Volunteer Management

  • Perform recruitment, training and support of Donor Engagement Committee, Board Members and Ambassadors (individual solicitors).
  • Support the Donor Engagement Committee in their donor outreach goals.
  • Support the Board of Directors in the management of Leadership (Tocqueville) level donors.

SUPERVISION: No direct supervisory duties; training of any United Way staff and volunteers regarding the duties involved in the cultivation and engagement of qualified donors.

CONFIDENTIALITY/DISCRETION: High level of confidentiality and discretion needed. Individual has access to all donor history, confidential communications, and notes for individuals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years fundraising or relevant experience. Education, internships, and volunteer work will be considered in lieu of professional paid experience
  • Experience with donor and volunteer engagement.
  • Demonstrated fundraising and sales ability.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience using Microsoft office products.

PHYSICAL/OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Position is primarily a normal office setting, requiring long periods of sedentary work at a desk and computer. After hours and weekend event attendance occasionally.

INTERESTED CANDIDATES
Visit unitedwaynwvt.org for more information. Applications are accepted until 06/03/2022. Please send a cover letter and resume to hiring@unitedwaynwvt.org

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