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Employment

 

Central Vermont Council on Aging:

Supporting Central Vermonters to Age with Dignity and Choice

 

Central Vermont Council on Aging is an innovative agency dedicated to quality services for older persons living in Central Vermont.  We believe in and promote employee wellbeing through our wellness committee activities, generous paid time off, comprehensive health, dental and vision insurances, discounted gym memberships and a commitment to work-life balance. Salary is based on experience.

 

Central Vermont Council on Aging is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from veterans, mature workers, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

 

Current Openings:

 

We are currently seeking applicants for the following positions based in our Barre office: 

 

Case Manager

40 hours per week

 

Based in our Barre office and working in Washington County, the Case Manager will work with seniors to remain in their homes through creative connections with state and community resources.

 

The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree, ability to work independently in a fast paced environment, reliable transportation, experience with data entry and a working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Word and Outlook. Experience with senior populations and public benefits programs is preferred.

 

You may read the job description here.  To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@cvcoa.org by October 25.

 

State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Regional Coordinator

30 Hours per week

SHIP offers health benefits counseling for Medicare beneficiaries. The SHIP Regional Coordinator is responsible for providing outreach, education and counseling to Medicare beneficiaries and the public about program benefits, with an emphasis on Medicare Part D.

The perfect candidate:

  • BA required; preferably in human services/social services or related field.
  • 3-5 Years of experience in human services/social services or related field, especially with older adults and/or low-income persons.
  • Background/knowledge of insurance issues, especially Medicare.
  • Experience working with, training, and/or supervising volunteers.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to juggle high volume of clients needing assistance.
  • Excellent research, written and oral communication and public speaking skills, including ability to conduct regular educational workshops for the public.
  • Excellent computer skills- solid knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including power point.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and uphold highest standards of ethics.
  • Ability to be non-judgmental and to work with a wide variety of people on a daily basis who may be under stress.
  • After completion of initial training, a SHIP certification exam is required.

You may read the job description here.  To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@cvcoa.org by September 18.

 

Central Vermont Council on Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   

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CVCOA Emploment Policy

Equal Opportunity:

CVCOA is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, religion, sex, age, marital or civil union status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, need for health insurance, or disability or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
 

ADA:

It is the policy of CVCOA to comply with all of the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person’s physical or mental disability. We will also make a reasonable accommodation whenever necessary for all employees or applicants with disabilities, provided that the individual is qualified to safely perform the essential duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made do not impose an undue hardship on our organization, in conformance with state and federal laws.
 

Antidiscrimination:

In order to achieve work relationships among employees, supervisors, and managers at every level which are free from any form of unlawful discrimination, unlawful harassment or  intimidation, no party shall discriminate against or harass any employee because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital or civil union status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, need for health insurance, disability or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
 

Immigration Compliance Policy:

CVCOA is committed to employing only people who are United States citizens or who are aliens legally authorized to work in the United States. We do not illegally discriminate because of a person’s citizens or national origin.

Because we comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, every new employee at CVCOA is required to complete the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and show documents that prove identity and employment eligibility within three business days of commencing employment.
 

Unlawful Harassment Prohibited:

CVCOA intends to provide a work environment that is pleasant, professional, and free from unlawful behaviors, such as sexual harassment and discrimination that interfere with work performance. Unlawful harassment of any sort will not be tolerated.  This includes harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, marital or civil union status, sexual orientation, place of birth, citizenship, military or veteran status, need for health insurance, or disability, or such other characteristics as may be protected by state or federal law.