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SEVEN DAYS | april 09-16, 2008 | classifieds 45B [click on classifieds]

Help Vermonters pursue their education goals!

Summer Internship Opportunity Looking for a paid summer professional development opportunity? VSAC is looking for teachers and school counselors of all grade levels (elementary, middle,and high school) with at least one year experience to join us for 20 hours per week for six weeks this summer (July 7 - August 15).

Financial Aid Counselor/ Assistant Director Office of Financial Aid Review files, award students, reconcile rosters, counsel, and meet with students who are enrolled primarily in the part-time, summer, and/or Master’s programs. Process student loans and administer student financial aid. Assist with implementations, upgrades and maintenance of batch awarding processes within the database, and be able to troubleshoot issues within the programming of the software. The successful candidate will assist with the strategic planning of the office, being able to plan and execute projects, while working effectively with the staff. Must have strong computer and organizational skills, work well independently, and be detail-oriented. Bachelor’s degree and excellent customer service and communication skills required. Financial aid and Datatel Colleague experience preferred. Title will depend upon experience and education.

The VSAC Resource Center is filled with up-to-date resources to help students, parents and adult learners seeking information about planning, applying and paying for postsecondary education options. Our center also has a wide variety of tools to support educators. This will be a paid internship designed for participants to: Complete a selfdesigned project that will contribute both to their school-based work and to VSAC’s collection of resources; increase their knowledge of career, college and financial aid options; learn to use the wide variety of resources available in the Resource Center, including our lending library, online resources and free educational publications; provide direct assistance to students and families in the Resource Center,and share their knowledge and experiences to helpVSAC staff identify ways to better serve students and educators. Dates and hours for this position can be flexible. The Resource Center is open 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Monday throughThursday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Friday, and 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Submit cover letter and resume by May 1 2008 to Human Resources via email (, fax (654-3765) or mail.

Submit your cover letter and resume online by April 11, 2008 at Champlain College values, supports and encourages diversity of backgrounds, cultures and perspectives of students, faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

VERMONT STUDENT ASSISTANCE CORPORATION PO Box 2000, Winooski, VT 05404 Equal Opportunity Employer • VSAC Job Info Line: 654-3760

At HowardCenter, we believe that everyone deserves support. We are the largest private, nonprofit community mental health agency in the state of Vermont, serving 14,000 people a year in child, youth and family services; developmental services; and mental health and substance abuse services

Developmental Services Direct Service Staff

Seeking qualified individual to provide home, community, and work support to a 22-year-old self-advocate who enjoys video games, “the Simpsons” and “Family Guy”. Ideal candidates will be patient, creative individuals with a good sense of humor. Work as part of a team to promote self-advocacy, while providing hands-on, attentive personal care. Will learn augmentative communication techniques and operate an accessible van for trips to the YMCA, the movies, and around town. Up to 40 hours are available for two candidates – afternoon hours during the week and daytime hours on the weekend.

Senior Manager, aDult ServiceS

Sought to provide leadership, supervision, budget oversight, and risk assessment to a staff of Program Managers in all areas of service delivery for adults with developmental disabilities. This Management Team position advises the Executive Council on issues relating to programmatic direction, policy changes, and crisis response. Bachelor’s degree that meets the criteria to be a Qualified Developmental Disability Professional required, plus five years of experience in human services, three years specifically in developmental disability service provision or combination of education and experience. Full-time with a comprehensive benefits package.

PrograM Manager, aDult ServiceS

Looking for dynamic individuals to be integral part of case management team that coordinates services for adults with developmental disabilities. Responsible for working with individuals and their support network to identify and develop supports necessary to maximize integration in the community. Candidates should be self-starting team players. Experience in community support, collaboration, advocacy, and dual diagnosis (MI/MR) desirable. Behavior support background and DBT experience a plus. Bachelor’s degree in related field, plus two to three years experience preferred.

Send reSume and cover letter to: Human resources/Jobs Howardcenter, 160 Flynn avenue, Burlington, vt 05401 or email to 802-488-6950 To learn more about HowardCenter, view a full listing of open positions, learn more about benefits, and apply online, visit HowardCenter is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. EOE/TTY. We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package to qualified employees.

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