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Opportunities to Work or Serve at CVAA

CVAA, is a private non-profit United Way organization focused on helping seniors age with independence and dignity by providing information, services, education, support and advocacy to seniors and caregivers.  In order to better serve our clients' needs we are currently seeking:

Internship Opportunities

CVAA is pleased to offer internship opportunities for people who want to explore the social services field, obtain experience working with seniors, develop career skills, and meet internship or field experience requirements.  We make every effort to tailor our internships to the needs of CVAA and the interests of the intern.  All internships are unpaid and have a flexible weekday schedule.  Internship inquiries may be sent to

Send cover letter and resume to: CVAA is an equal opportunity employer.

Human Resources Coordinator

Wanted An exceptional professional with 3-5+ years of Human Resources experience and a demonstrated passion for people operations and human capital development.

Executive Summary
Reporting to the Director of Finance & Administration, the Human Resources (HR) Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day human resource needs of CVAA. The HR Coordinator will take a lead role in payroll and benefits administration; maintenance of employee data; development, revision, implementation and administration of key HR strategies and policies for a dynamic non-profit organization in growth mode.

In addition to supporting the Directors of CVAA’s operational divisions with hiring, recruiting, onboarding / exiting, performance management and leadership / staff development, the HR Coordinator, in partnership with the Executive Director and Deputy Director, will take a strategic approach to HR in order to advance CVAA’s business objectives and optimize the performance of the organization.

Essential Attributes and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree and three years’ experience in human resources, or high school education plus five years in progressively responsible HR duties required. Confident, outgoing, courteous, and professional with a demonstrated track record of outstanding customer service. We are looking for an individual who combines strong leadership attributes with common sense, empathy, good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service -- candidates who are truly passionate about providing outstanding support to our staff, not just those looking to change jobs. This is ideally suited for candidates hoping to grow and expand their expertise, who see this position as a long-term career in a mission-driven, high-performing organization.

Demonstrated experience with employee relations, performance issue resolution and providing direct support to managers for people-related decision-making;

Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills, including strong listening habits;

Demonstrated problem-solving skills;

Strong analytical and relationship-building skills;

Facilitation/training experience desirable;

Excellent judgment combined with ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and discretion;

Ability to manage multiple responsibilities with a high degree of personal accountability;

Ability to build trust, relationships and credibility quickly and work comfortably with all levels of the organization, from CVAA’s Board of Directors and Executive Director to entry level staff.

Self-starter -- ability to independently and effectively manage time in an environment with multiple work-streams and competing priorities;

Strong team player with extraordinary communications skills, high tolerance for ambiguity and a rapidly changing environment;

Experienced in developing and carrying out short-term and long-term goals;

Strong analytical skills and ability to translate metrics, research, and trends into strategy;

Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, and PowerPoint required; experience with HR information / payroll software.

Commitment to enhancing CVAA’s workplace culture and values;

Travel Required:

≤5% travel required for job fair /recruitment activities, training conferences, etc.

Serious applicants only. Interested candidates should request a detailed job description and instructions for electronically submitting an application for this positon by contacting Lynn Russell by e-mail ( CVAA will only consider applicants who have requested and reviewed the detailed job description, and followed the online application process.

Send cover letter and resume to: CVAA is an equal opportunity employer.

Case Manager (Chittenden County)

Challenging and rewarding, multi-faceted field position providing a person-centered approach to care planning and options counseling for older adults. Components of the job include assessment, care coordination, benefits counseling and monitoring of community services. This position requires commitment to helping seniors with complex needs; professional listening and assessment skills; effective organizational talents, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to work independently and as part of a supportive team. BA/BS required. Minimum three years’ social service experience. Flexibility and positive attitude are essential; knowledge of senior programs and issues, a plus. Competitive salary, with excellent benefits.

Send cover letter and resume to: CVAA is an equal opportunity employer.

Associate Director of Development & Communications:

We seek a highly organized leader and manager to collaborate with an experienced team on positioning an integrated development, communications, public relations, and marketing program to advance the CVAA mission. The ideal candidate will have development experience, exceptional people skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, project management skills, and be highly organized and detail oriented. Working closely with the Director, you will establish, define, and implement strategic plan initiatives for marketing, fundraising and communications, building awareness of the CVAA brand, while raising support for services.

• Provide support for Marketing, Communications and Resource Development to promote the organization to its donors and maximize public awareness and participation
• Coordinate the design, printing and distribution of marketing and communications material, enhance social media and web site presence
• Build relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the organization
• Responsible for annual fund campaigns, grant research & fundraising events


  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years’ experience in fundraising, donor relations, communications, marketing and volunteer management for a nonprofit organization.
  • Knowledge of and experience with a variety of social media tools; newsletter/blog development and editorial experience preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Mailchimp, Raiser’s Edge, and on-line giving beneficial.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media, graphics, layout and design would also be helpful.

How to Apply
Send resume via email to
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