Job Opportunities

Resource Manager
Full-Time with Excellent Benefits

Vermont 2-1-1, a statewide information and referral program of the United Ways of Vermont, has a position for a person with just the right skills to join our Management Team!

If you are detail-oriented, organized and a problem-solver with excellent verbal and written communication skills, you may be the person we are looking for.  Experience with proofreading and editing is required for this position and computer database experience is preferred.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
• Development and maintenance of all aspects of database functionality
• Produces statistical reports and responds to specialized data report requests
• Work to achieve program quality assurance standards

Physical Demands:
• Requires ability to sit at computer for extended periods of time
• Requires protracted concentration

Benefits:
• Health insurance, including vision and dental
• 403 (b) Thrift retirement plan
• Generous combined time off (CTO)

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of three years of experience in human services, experience in Information and Referral (I&R) preferred; supervisory experience, utilizing a supportive coaching model; and experience developing and delivering training. Valid drivers license and reliable means of transportation a must. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:
unitedwaysvt@gmail.com

No telephone inquiries please.

Outreach Specialist - Part-time

 The Outreach Specialist represents Vermont 2-1-1 in Rutland and Bennington Counties. The Specialist promotes the 2-1-1 service, actively participates in regional community partnerships and other appropriate collaborative groups, and maintains relationships with local agencies and local communities. The Outreach Specialist proactively gathers information about new health, human, and community service programs, and tracks changes in existing programs for ongoing maintenance of up-to-date information in the 2-1-1 database.

The ideal candidate will have an Bachelor’s Degree in human services or a related field OR an Associate’s Degree plus a minimum of one year of experience working in health, human or community services. Experience in community collaboration or non-profit sector exposure preferred. Ability to work a flexible schedule including early evening hours is required.  Computer experience required as are data analysis and reporting skills.
 
Candidates for all positions should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal and organizational skills. We welcome applications from innovative thinkers who are positive, proactive and ready to embrace change. 
 
This 25 hour per week position is eligible for medical, dental and vision benefits, 403B Plan and generous holiday and combined time off. Interested persons should send a cover letter and resume and to unitedwaysvt@gmail.com, or mail to: Vermont 2-1-1, PO Box 111, Essex Junction, VT  05453.  
 
Position will remain open until the perfect candidate is found.
 
 
Child Development Specialist - Full-time

Vermont 2-1-1, a statewide telephone Information and Referral Program of the United Ways of Vermont, is seeking a candidate for a position in the Help Me Grow contact center located at United Ways of Vermont in Essex Junction, VT.

The Child Development Specialist (CDS) provides care coordination functions to Vermont families. The Child Development Specialist assists consumers and providers to understand the services available through Help Me Grow Vermont. The Child Development Specialist handles calls, emails and texts related to the health, development, behavior and learning of children, and supports families by providing parenting information and education on these topics, researching and making referrals to services, and providing continued support, advocacy and follow-up as needed. The Specialist handles contact from families, documents information and concerns, mails information packets, and networks with specialized program’s central office staff and community based providers. All Specialists have both individual and shared responsibility and accountability for delivering quality, professional information and referral, as well as advocacy services. Ongoing training and extensive support will be provided.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field, an Associate’s Degree plus a minimum of one year’s experience working in health, human, or community services.

Computer experience is required and database software experience is preferred. Interested persons should provide a cover letter, résumé to the Executive Director at unitedwaysvt@gmail.com


Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 16, 2018.

Information & Referral Contact Specialist - Full-time

Vermont 2-1-1, a statewide comprehensive Information and Referral Program of the United Ways of Vermont is growing. We are seeking a full-time Information and Referral Specialist.

Vermont 2-1-1 Information and Referral (I&R) Specialists respond to inquirers through multiple queues within the United Ways of Vermont 2-1-1 Contact Center, including phone, text and email inquiries. Specialists are responsible for assessing each person’s needs and properly referring them to an appropriate health and human service organization, while meeting or exceeding customer service and quality standards. All Contact Specialists have both individual and shared responsibility and accountability for delivering quality, professional information and referral, as well as advocacy services. Ongoing training and extensive support is provided.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field, an Associate’s Degree plus a minimum of one year’s experience working in health, human, or community services, or comparable High School diploma with 3+ years experience in social service and/or contact center environment.

Computer experience is required and database software experience is preferred. Good to excellent written communication skills, be able to handle crisis situations and deal with difficult inquirers. The ability to work a flexible schedule including early evening hours is essential. Interested persons should provide a cover letter and resume to Sarah Lee at Sarah@unitedwaysvt.org

Applications will be accepted until position filled.

United Ways of Vermont is an equal opportunity employer.  Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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