Finance Department--Accountant position available

Accountant for Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA) to support programs helping people cope with & move out of poverty. Conducts & oversees finance / accounting procedures & grant/contract reporting in compliance with agency, state, and federal requirements. Provide financial information via data research / analysis. Work with Finance Director on systems and procedures that support effective operations and management. Requires: Degree in acctng or finance; 3 yrs related exp, some in nonprofit fund acctng with multiple grant and revenue sources; exp with acctng software and payroll applications, Excel and Word; self-initiative, teamwork and organizational skills & ability to maintain confidentiality. Three-quarter to full-time position, excellent benefit package.  Send resume, cover letter & salary requirements to Finance Director, SEVCA, 91 Buck Dr., Westminster, VT 05158 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 4/27/16.  EOE

Weatherization Crew Technician Opening

SEVCA’s Weatherization program has an opening for a full-time Crew Technician.  Some building experience is necessary.  Qualified applicants will possess both an interest in and desire to work in older homes and must be prepared to learn constantly changing energy saving techniques.  A valid driver’s license and good driving record is necessary.  We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits package.  Call (802) 722-4575 for an application, or stop by our offices at 91 Buck Drive, Westminster, VT.  EOE.

Openings in SEVCA's Family Services Department

Family Services Worker: Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA) is currently seeking a Family Services Worker to provide emergency and non-emergency assistance our low-income clients in the Springfield area. This individual will assess clients’ needs and help resolve crisis situations by coordinating community services, as well as providing information, referrals, and advocacy. The Family Services Worker 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.  Send resume and cover by 3/07/16 to:  Family Services Director, SEVCA, 91 Buck Drive, Westminster, VT 05158.  EOE

Outreach / Recruitment Specialists. SEVCA is hiring 1 F.T. & 2 P.T. Outreach / Recruitment Specialists for new Jobs for Independence (JFI) Program. Provide outreach & referrals for hard-to-employ SNAP participants – including those who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness, have prior criminal convictions, or have addiction / mental health issues – to enroll them in enhanced services to obtain employment and increase their income. The work requires a flexible schedule including occasional evening / weekend hours, regular travel, and collaboration with state employees & similar workers throughout the state to reach the target population.

Must have: adequate & relevant education / experience, including 2 years of outreach / service provision to target population; ability to work independently; strong interest in, understanding of, and commitment to needs / problems of target groups; excellent communication skills with diverse individuals; and ability to travel frequently with reliable vehicle around service area. Knowledge of local community resources and counseling / social work practices with high risk populations preferred.

Competitive wages; excellent benefits for FT position. Send résumé & cover letter to Family Services Director, SEVCA, 91 Buck Drive, Westminster, VT 05158.  AA / EOE

Head Start Positions Available

SEVCA Windsor County Head Start is seeking the following dynamic early childhood professionals for the 2016-2017 program year:

Child Care Services Manager-Bachelor’s Degree in ECE (or related degree) and experiencing working in a management position. This is a full-time position with benefits. Head Start experience preferred; ability to establish, implement, and maintain systems for services provided to children and families and ability to work well as a member of a team desired.

Administrative Assistant- Associates degree preferred and former experience is required. This is a part-time position, so benefits are not offered. Experience in compiling and entering data, ordering supplies, answering and following up to phone calls, and general office duties. Attention to detail is a must; ability to multi-task and work well as a member of a team desired.

Safety & Maintenance Coordinator- High school diploma or GED required. Experience with maintaining facilities and playgrounds to ensure safe operation for children and staff. Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, and ability manage time appropriately are essential. This is a part-time position, so benefits are not offered.

      Please send your resume, college transcripts, and three letters of reference to:

SEVCA Head Start
Hiring Committee
107 Park Street
Springfield, VT 05156

No phone calls please! Documents may be sent electronically to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  SEVCA Head Start is an equal opportunity employer.

“If SEVCA hadn’t provided heat this winter, I might not be alive to write this.”

SEVCA Client