SEVCA has openings throughout our agency. Applications for these and other positions are being accepted.

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

  • Resource Recovery Navigator, 2 available positions, Springfield/Westminster
  • Head Start Teacher Associate, Windsor
  • Head Start Teacher Assistant, 2 available positions, White River/Windsor
  • Comptroller
  • Weatherization Crew Tech
  • Good Buy Thrift Store Sales Clerk, 3 available positions, Hartford
  • Good Buy Thrift Store Truck Assistant
  • Emergency Home Repair Coordinator

SEVCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

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Resource Recovery Navigator, 2 positions, Springfield/Westminster

Position Type: Full Time, benefited position

SEVCA is currently seeking a Resource Recovery Navigator to provide emergency and non-emergency assistance to our low-income clients in the Westminster – Springfield area. This individual will assess clients’ needs and help resolve crisis situations by providing application assistance, coordinating community services, providing information, referrals and advocacy. The Resource Recovery Navigator helps clients understand their options and access the services that they need.

The qualified candidate must be able to establish and maintain positive and respectful relationships with clients, community resources and other agencies. She/he must possess excellent organization, communication and problem solving skills. Experience in the Human Services field is preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to: Pat Burke, Family Services Director, 91 Buck Drive, Westminster, VT 05158 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

EEO/AA employer.

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Head Start Teacher Associate, Windsor

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, 2 positions, White River/Windsor

Job Details: Starting Date: Immediately
Position Type: Full Time, 37.5-40 hours per week, benefited position

Job Description:
Openings 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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Comptroller

Works directly under the Finance Director (FD) to oversee, assist other Finance staff with, and perform directly as needed, the full range of Finance Dep’t functions, including: Accounts payable & receivable, general ledger accounting, grant / contract management, human resources, payroll processing, cash receipts, financial reporting, etc.  Assists in the administration of the financial / business functions of the department on a day-to-day basis.  Serves as liaison between FD, other Finance Staff, Program Directors, and Executive Director, including: Keeping everyone informed of new grants and requirements, creating & monitoring budgets, directing and assisting in the development and ongoing adjustment of general ledger coding, overseeing grant reporting schedules to ensure accuracy and timely reporting, etc. 

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s in Accounting or Business Management and 5 years’ related experience. In circumstances when someone with the minimum educational credentials can’t be found within the needed timeframe, a demonstrated track record in the field, an exceptional level of skills & knowledge, and an adequate number of completed and/or planned accounting / finance courses, may substitute for the required degree, at least for an appropriate interim period as needed.
  2. A strong background working in a non-profit finance office environment and with grant accounting / management preferred
  3. Excellent computer proficiency, especially extensive and advanced experience in the use of accounting and spreadsheet software, and solid word processing skills
  4. Supervisory, personnel management, or demonstrated finance / administration staff team leadership experience
  5. Demonstrated ability and skills to work effectively with non-finance Dep’t Managers and Program Directors / Coordinators to develop and manage budgets, produce and analyze reports, and generally establish and maintain positive, productive relationships between them and the Finance Office
  6. Human Resources experience or knowledge a plus

Full-time, salaried / exempt position.

Send letter of interest and/or resume to Finance Director Tom Clews (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. EEO/AA employer.

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Weatherization Crew Technician - Career Opportunity in the Growing “Green” Economy 

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. $17/hour or more to start based on qualifications; 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, valid Driver’s license.

Benefits for FT employees include 12 paid holidays, earned leave time (sick/vac/personal), and available Health/Dental/Vision insurance plans, 403(b) retirement with match, available life and disability ins.

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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Good Buy Thrift Store Sales Clerk, 3 positions, Hartford

SEVCA’s Good Buy Stores have immediate openings for 3 part-time sales clerks at their Hartford location at least 2 days a week plus every other Saturday, with possible additional days. Retail experience, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and occasional travel to other store locations required.

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

Applications available at Good Buy Store locations: 676 Hartford Ave., Hartford; 23-25 Main St., Springfield; 45 Rockingham St., Bellows Falls; at SEVCA’s main office, 91 Buck Drive Westminster, VT or at www.sevca.org.

Applications being accepted until positions are filled. EOE/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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Home Repair Program Coordinator

Coordinate, and possibly carry out, home repairs for low-income households to address health, safety, energy waste, accessibility, and other needs. Responsibilities include client intake & enrollment, spec writing, awarding bids / contracts, document prep, contractor supervision, QC, recordkeeping / reporting, and collaboration. Will also ideally include hands-on repair work for additional hours for someone with appropriate skills & experience. Requires 5 yrs construction-related exp, including hands-on work, spec writing, cost estimating & contracting; knowledge of building codes / regs; good communication, organizational, writing & computer skills; ability to relate to low-income clients. 24-40 hrs/wk, depending on whether doing direct repairs.

Send letter of interest and/or resume to Steve Geller (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). EEO/AA employer.

 

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1937