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Early Interventionist

The Family Center is looking for someone to join our amazing team to support families with children from birth to 3 years by providing CIS-Early Intervention services. Early Intervention services are designed to meet the developmental needs of an infant or toddler with a disability and the needs of the family to assist appropriately in the infant’s or toddler’s development, as identified in the following developmental areas: physical, cognitive, communications, social emotional and adaptive development.

Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Early Education, Special Education, Physical or Occupational Therapy, Speech, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology or related field; at least two years of experience providing direct services to children under the age of three with disabilities or special health needs and their families utilizing developmentally appropriate practice.

Essential Functions: Work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, in collaboration with area health, education and social service agencies to do the following: identify families of babies and toddlers with special health and developmental needs; develop One Plans and coordinate services in compliance with CIS-EI regulations. Facilitate, perform and document screening, initial evaluations and on-going assessment of development as needed for determination of eligibility for Early Intervention services or program planning for assigned families; provide year-round special instruction for infants, toddlers and their families through developmentally appropriate activities as indicated in the One Plan; Assure timely completion and documentation of developmental evaluations.
The position is 40 hours weekly with competitive wages, health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, professional development, planning time, paid vacation, sick and personal time, and retirement plan benefits. For a detailed job description, please click on the Job Description link below.
The Family Center in Montpelier is a member of the Parent Child Network of VT whose focus is support and education to families with young children through wraparound service delivery. The goal is to help all Vermont families get off to a healthy start, promote well-being, and build on family strengths. We’re a committed team of people where collaboration and mutual support are the norm.

To apply for this position, please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to Christle Davis, Early Intervention Manager, at [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For a complete job description, please click here: Early Interventionist Full Job Description June 2021

Financial Assistance and Child Care Referral Specialist

You will be supporting families by providing information about quality child care openings and help on how to pay for child care. This detailed-oriented position includes determining eligibility for child care financial assistance, maintaining family files and providing information about child care financial assistance to the families and child care providers in the community. For families looking for child care, you will provide child care options based on their needs.
Desired Qualifications: BA/BS in Human Services or Business or related field; and a minimum of one year experience in a fast-paced human services program or related environment requiring reading comprehension and application of complex rules, regulations, policies and procedures; including demonstrated computer proficiency with office software and business communications;
Or an Associate’s degree with a minimum of three years in a fast-paced human services program, or related environment requiring reading, comprehension and application of complex rules, regulations, policies and procedures; including demonstrated computer proficiency with office software applications and business communications;
Or high school equivalent and 5 years’ experience as described above.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team and knowledge of adult and child services in the Washington County area.
Individuals must meet the minimum qualifications for their position. If an individual provides backup for or splits time between positions, the individual must meet the minimum requirements for each position.
This position offers up to 40 hours weekly with competitive wages, health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, professional development, planning time, paid vacation, sick and personal time, and retirement plan benefits.

Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to our Youth and Family Services Manager, Janine Gallagher, at [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Family Center of Washington County in Montpelier is a member of the Parent Child Network of VT whose focus is support and education to families with young children through wraparound service delivery. The goal is to help all Vermont families get off to a healthy start, promote well-being, and build on family strengths. We’re a committed team of people where collaboration and mutual support are the norm.

For a complete job description,  please click here: Financial Assistance and Child Care Referral Specialist job desc 05.07.21

Billing Specialist/Administrative Assistant

The Family Center is looking for someone to join our amazing team and be responsible for billing and administrative assistant tasks. Billing Specialist responsibilities include preparing and verifying any changes to support accurate and efficient billing and submission of Medicaid, Child Care Financial Assistance, and Federal Food Program claims. Administrative Assistant responsibilities include providing support as needed to other members of the Finance/HR/Admin team.

Desired Qualifications:
• Associates degree in Accounting or Finance desired and/or three years’ experience in the field.
• Familiar with standard Medicaid billing concepts, practices, and procedures.
• Excellent computer skills with proficiency in all MS Office products especially Excel, Word, and Outlook.
• Strong detail-oriented, analytical, and organizational skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and to collaborate with other professionals, maintain records, and complete reports on a timely basis.
• Must possess a value system consistent with that of the Family Center of Washington County and have demonstrated a client-centered approach in past work.
• Must display caring, respect, resilience, a willingness to adapt to change, and excellent interpersonal skills.

Please email your resume, cover letter, and three references in care of Cindy Campbell, Finance and Human Resource Manager, at [email protected]  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The position offers up to 20 hours weekly with competitive wages; generous paid time off, including holidays and vacation, sick and personal time; professional development, access to child care, and retirement plan benefits.
The Family Center in Montpelier is a member of the Parent Child Network of VT whose focus is support and education to families with young children through wraparound service delivery. The goal is to help all Vermont families get off to a healthy start, promote well-being, and build on family strengths. We’re a committed team of people where collaboration and mutual support are the norm.

For a full job description,  please click here: Finance HR Assist Job Description

Early Childhood Program Assistant Teacher

The Family Center of Washington County Early Childhood Program, a 5 STARS nonprofit early education program, is seeking nurturing, creative professionals dedicated to teaching young children. The ideal candidates will participate in all phases of planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate experiences for children ages birth to five years, including work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, and providing education and support services to children with a variety of different needs. The Family Center is a supportive, professional, collaborative work environment and offers a competitive salary.

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher candidates should have a Northern Lights Level I Certificate or Child Development Associate (CDA) required. Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Development or related field preferred. Minimum of one year experience teaching in an early childhood setting, including direct experience providing developmental or support services to children with disabilities or other needs and their families. Must pass a fingerprint and background check.

This position offers up to 40 hours weekly with competitive wages, health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, professional development, planning time, paid vacation, sick and personal time, and retirement plan benefits.

If you’re interested in the above position, please email your resume, cover letter, and three references in care of our Early Childhood Services Managers at: [email protected] . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Family Center of Washington County in Montpelier is a member of the Parent Child Network of VT whose focus is support and education to families with young children through wraparound service delivery. The goal is to help all Vermont families get off to a healthy start, promote well-being, and build on family strengths. We’re a committed team of people where collaboration and mutual support are the norm.

Click here for a complete job description: Early Childhood Program Assistant Teacher Opening

Early Childhood Program Teacher

Our well respected 5 Stars Early Education program is dedicated to providing high quality child care, interactive learning and memorable experiences. We are currently looking for a highly motivated teacher to inspire and be part of a friendly, vibrant and dynamic team environment, participating in all phases of planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate experiences for children ages birth to five years. You will also work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, providing direct early intervention services to children with a variety of intensive needs.

Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, or a related field required, Teacher licensure preferred. Minimum must qualify as a Teacher Associate/Northern Lights Level III and two years’ experience teaching in a mainstreamed early childhood setting, including direct experience providing developmental or support services to children with disabilities or other health needs and their families. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team with a wide range of people including professionals and parents while maintaining an awareness of each individual’s needs and strengths. Hours: 35-40 hours per week, year-round.

If you’re a highly skilled teacher who values play and nature based early learning and who can embed Vermont’s Early Learning Standards in the rhythms and routines of that foundation, please email your resume, cover letter, and three references at: [email protected] .

For a full job description, please click here: ECP Teacher Job Description May 2019

The position offers competitive wages, health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, professional development, planning time, paid vacation, sick and personal time, access to child care, and retirement plan benefits.

The Family Center in Montpelier is a member of the Parent Child Network of VT whose focus is support and education to families with young children through wraparound service delivery. The goal is to help all Vermont families get off to a healthy start, promote well-being, and build on family strengths. We’re a committed team of people where collaboration and mutual support are the norm.

The Family Center’s culture is one of diversity, inclusiveness and enjoyable collaboration amongst staff. We take pride in being professional, and working to make a meaningful, measurable impact in the community. The Family Center believes that every employee has the potential to make a contribution to the organization, its clients, and our teams. To facilitate that, we support an ongoing process of continuous performance improvement where real-time feedback combined with effective, two-way communication can help employees better understand their job responsibilities, priorities, and performance expectations and supervisors can continually grow into effective leaders and change agents for the organization.  This should result in a greater shared understanding between supervisors and staff, encourage employee skill development, support a culture of continuous learning, and lead to overall improved performance for our employees and the Family Center as a whole. We offer competitive benefits, including:

  • Annual Vacation & Personal Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 403(b) Plan (with company discretionary contribution)
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Professional Development

The Family Center of Washington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.

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