Chittenden Community Action

Community Services Worker / Housing Advocate


Chittenden Community Action, a program of the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO), has an opening for a Community Service Worker / Housing Advocate to assist income eligible Chittenden County households with securing or maintaining permanent housing.  This position is responsible for advising individuals and families regarding obtaining suitable housing, helping them access supportive services and apply for subsidized housing programs; being an advocate for clients with various local and state agencies to locate funding resources; and coordinating efforts with other social service agencies on the family’s behalf. Please view our job description:  CSW Housing Advocate

Successful applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in a related human services field (i.e., Social Work, Psychology…) from an accredited college or equivalent education and related work experience; two years of supervised social work experience working directly with individuals is preferred; excellent verbal and written communication skills – bilingual abilities are a plus; and strong computer skills.  A clean driving record and access to reliable transportation is required.  This is a temporary 40 hours/week bargaining unit position, funded through September 30, 2022. 

We offer an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance, generous time off, a retirement plan and discounted gym membership.  Please apply by sending a cover letter and resume to:



CVOEO addresses fundamental issues of economic, social, and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence.


Serving more than 10,000 households annually,
impacting the lives of over 23,000 individuals