Employment

More information and how to apply is listed below for the following positions:

  • Economic Development Program Director
  • Weatherization Crew Tech
  • Accountant
  • Head Start Teacher Associate, White River Junction
  • Head Start Teacher Assistant, Chester
  • Head Start Food Service Provider, 2 available positions, Windsor/White River Junction
  • Good Buy Thrift Store Truck Assistant

SEVCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

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Economic Development Program Director

Job Objectives and Job Summary:

Client enrollment, screening, service delivery & recordkeeping for Micro Business program; overall responsibility for planning, implementation, management, supervision, reporting, monitoring & evaluation of services and operations of the ED Department, including: Micro Business (MB) Startup/Retention/Enhancement support; Financial Fitness (FF); VT Matched Savings (VMS); Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA); Financial & Energy Coach program; and SEVCA Good Buy Thrift Stores. Engage with local / regional downtown and community economic development initiatives; engage with/refer to other SEVCA programs consistent with the goals of the agency; and explore/implement opportunities for ED initiatives throughout SEVCA’s service area.

Working Conditions:

1. Entails routine office work, including use of computers, phones, fax and other office machines, and extended periods of time sitting, alternating between working at a keyboard, attending meetings, and speaking on the phone.

2. Regular meetings and collaboration with clients, staff, and community partners to plan, develop, and implement programs and services; sometimes meeting people out of the office and/or working outside of normal business hours for meetings and community functions to conduct business.

3. Some travel within service area and statewide, and occasional regional and national travel, is required.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in business-related field consistent with developing skills and expertise to fulfill job duties, and 3 years of related work experience required, such as business owner / manager, counselor or educator. Demonstrated record in the field and the generally accepted industry equivalent in years of experience may substitute for the required degree.

· Good working knowledge of business management principles and best practices, business planning and financial management required, and familiarity with local, regional and statewide business development resources preferred.

· Supervisory or department-level management experience required; both strongly preferred.

· Strong oral and written communication skills with diverse individuals and groups.

· Strong computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office applications and database management.

Benefits:

Full-time salaried position. Twelve paid holidays. Sick/vacation/personal time. Health, dental, vision, life insurance available. 403(b) w/ match.

To Apply:

Send letter of interest and/or resume and salary requirements to Kevin Brennan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or contact him if you have any questions. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. SEVCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

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Weatherization Crew Tech

Join SEVCA’s Weatherization Team for a career in energy conservation, installing energy-saving measures in homes of low-income residents. Our Weatherization program is growing! Seeking motivated staff to make a difference every day! Year-round work. Full-time, 4-day week, 10-hour days. Excellent benefits; chance for advancement.

Ideal candidate will have construction and/or building science knowledge, dependability, problem-solving skills. Construction & insulating experience preferred but not required. High school diploma or GED, and valid driver’s license required.

Benefits for FT employees include 12 paid holidays, earned leave time (sick/vac/personal), health/dental/vision insurance plans, 403(b) retirement with match, life and disability insurance.

Please send cover letter and resume to Vic Baisley, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by mail to 91 Buck Drive, Westminster, VT 05158. EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities and veterans encouraged to apply.

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Accountant

Description: Performs/oversees finance, accounting, reporting activities, including GL management, account reconciliation, cash/revenue receipt processing, depreciation, accruals, accounts receivable, adjusting journal entries, monthly closings, post-award grant accounting & compliance, accurate & timely submission of financial repts, and orderly closure of projects/grants. Assist Finance Director and Dept. Mgrs. with creation & monitoring of budgets. Provides financial data through research and analysis, and keeps everyone informed of new grants and requirements. Prepares for annual external audit, and state and federal grant reviews and audits. Payroll/HR experience a plus.

Requirements: BA/BS Acctng or Business Admin + 3 years’ related exp. including some in nonprofit fund accounting with multiple grant/revenue sources; Experience w/accounting software, preferably AccuFund or similar fund accounting package, payroll applications, Excel, and Word; Strong background working in nonprofit finance office environment with grant accounting/management exp. preferred; exc. computer proficiency, esp. with acctng, spreadsheet, & solid word processing skills; Exp. with Accufund or similar program. Demonstrated ability/skills to work effectively with non-finance Department Mgrs and Program Directors to develop and manage budgets, produce and analyze reports, and generally establish and maintain positive, productive relationships between them and the finance dept.

FT, salaried/exempt. Salary comm. w/exp & edu. Full benefits pkg. incl PTO, 12 holidays, H/D/V ins, 403b and more. Send resume and cover letter to Finance Dir. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). or mail to Tom Clews, SEVCA, 91 Buck Drive, Westminster, VT 05158. EEO / AA Employer. Applications accepted until position is filled.

Head Start Teacher Associate, White River Junction

Job Details: Starting Date: Immediately
Position Type: Full Time, 40 hours per week, benefited position

Job Description:
Opening for a Head Start Teacher Associate within SEVCA Windsor County Head Start. Seeking a nurturing, motivated professional to work with children ages 3-5 years old in a play-based environment. Teacher Associates are responsible for being familiar with Head Start Performance Standards, NAEYC Standards, Vermont Early Learning Standards, and State of Vermont Early Childhood Program Licensing Regulations, and ensuring they are being met in the classroom. Teacher Associates are part of a team designed to provide all children with a safe, nurturing, and engaging learning environment. The Teacher Associate is part of a team that meets regularly. This position requires a close collaborative working relationship with the Lead Teacher, Teacher Assistant parents and other center staff. Experience using The Creative Curriculum, Second Step Curriculum, and Teaching Strategies GOLD Assessment System are a distinct advantage.

Job Requirements:
• Associate degree in early childhood or human/child development required: this includes one program year of successful experience in a preschool classroom.
• Minimum of 15 clock hours of professional development activities each year.
• Experience working with young groups of children.
• Experience with working with low-income families.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of families and children at all times.
• Positive attitude.
• Satisfactory Criminal Record/Fingerprints Check

Please send cover letter, resume, a copy of your educational transcripts and three written references to:
Lori Canfield, Head Start Director
97 Park Street
Springfield, VT 05156

Or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Or fax: 1-802-885-8112

EEO/AA employer.

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Head Start Teacher Assistant, Chester

Job Details: Starting Date: Immediately
Position Type: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, benefited position

Job Description:
Opening for a Head Start Teacher Assistant within SEVCA Windsor County Head Start. Seeking a nurturing and motivated professional to work with children ages 3-5 years old in a play-based environment. Teacher Assistants are responsible for being familiar with Head Start Performance Standards, NAEYC Standards, Vermont Early Learning Standards, and State of Vermont Early Childhood Program Licensing Regulations, and ensuring they are being met in the classroom. Teacher Assistants are part of a team designed to provide all children with a safe, nurturing, and engaging learning environment. The teacher assistant is part of a team that meets regularly. This position requires a close collaborative working relationship with the Lead Teacher, Teacher Associate, parents and other center staff. Familiarity with Second Step Curriculum and The Creative Curriculum are a distinct advantage.

Job Requirements:
• CDA (Child Development Associate) or State Board of education approved Human Services Program with emphasizes on child development or early childhood education is required: this includes one program year of successful experience in a preschool classroom.
• Minimum of 15 clock hours of professional development activities each year.
• Experience working with young groups of children.
• Experience with working with low-income families.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of families and children at all times.
• Positive attitude.
• Satisfactory Criminal Record/Fingerprints Check

Please send cover letter, resume, a copy of your educational transcripts and three written references to:
Lori Canfield, Head Start Director
97 Park Street
Springfield, VT 05156

Or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Or fax: 1-802-885-8112

EEO/AA employer.

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Head Start Food Service Provider, 2 positions, Windsor/White River Junction

Job Details: Starting Date: May 1, 2022
Position Type: Full Time, 32.5 hours per week, benefited position

Job Description:

Opening for a Food Service Provider within SEVCA Windsor County Head Start. Seeking a motivated individual to prepare meals for a large group of preschoolers. Food Service Providers will be responsible for meal prep, serving meals that are high in nutrients on time, kitchen clean- up; dishes, emptying garbage daily, cleaning appliances, cleaning cupboards/drawers, etc. Food Service Providers are also responsible for shopping, putting groceries away and paperwork. Food Service Providers are responsible for being familiar with Head Start Performance Standards and guidelines of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and State of Vermont Early Childhood Program Licensing Regulations, and ensuring they are being met in the kitchen. Experience planning, preparing and serving meals to large groups, knowledge of CACFP guidelines are a distinct advantage. 

Job Requirements:
• High School Diploma
• Education related to food services and CACFP
• Valid driver’s license
• SERVSafe certification
• Evidence of a physical exam within the past year
• Experience with working with low-income families
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of families and children at all times
• Positive attitude.
• Satisfactory Criminal Record/Fingerprints Check

Please send cover letter, resume, and three written references to:
Lori Canfield, Head Start Director
97 Park Street
Springfield, VT 05156

Or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Or fax: 1-802-885-8112

EEO/AA employer.

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Good Buy Thrift Store Truck Assistant

SEVCA’s Good Buy Store has an immediate opening for a part-time truck assistant at least 2 days a week with possible additional days. Work with Driver to pick up donated items throughout SEVCA’s service area and beyond. Able to lift 50 pounds, and ability to work in fast-paced environment required.

Competitive wage and benefits package, awesome co-workers, and the ability to give back and help your community every day!

Applications available at the Good Buy Stores - 676 Hartford Ave, WRJ or 23 Main St., Springfield, or 45 Rockingham St., Bellows Falls, and SEVCA’s main office at 91 Buck Dr., Westminster, or at www.sevca.org.

Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE/AA employer.

 

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