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:  CCAhousing2020@cvoeo.org

 

Community Services Worker / Home Energy Assistance

  

Chittenden Community Action, a program of the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity, Inc., has an opening for a Community Services Worker /Home Energy Assistance (CSW) position.  The CSW will provide advocacy, forms assistance, emergency home energy assistance and/or direct services to households in crisis in the Champlain Valley, with an emphasis on Chittenden County.  This includes the determination of eligibility for LIHEAP Crisis Fuel Assistance, WARMTH, and other available funding sources.  The CSW will maintain a working knowledge of available local, state and federal resources and refer households as appropriate regarding fuel assistance and other related services.  Please view our job description:  CSW Crisis Fuel

 

Successful applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills - bilingual abilities are a plus; skills in documentation and record-keeping; proficiency in Microsoft Word, e-mail and internet; exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail; and must demonstrate physical ability to carry out required tasks.  A commitment to social justice and to working with families with limited financial resources is necessary. 

 

We are seeking an individual interested in seasonal work on a part time 20 hours/week basis.  The pay scale for this seasonal position is $19.63 per hour.  Please submit your resume and cover letter by email to: CCACrisisfuel20@cvoeo.org    No phone calls, please. 

 

CVOEO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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