Thank you for your interest in joining our team!
We currently have the following positions to fill:
- AmeriCorps HomeOwnership Client Coordinator
- Full-time Maintenance Technician
This position is part of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board AmeriCorps (VHCB AmeriCorps). The VHCB AmeriCorps program supports the innovative dual-goal approach to creating stable affordable housing opportunities for Vermont residents while preserving the natural and working landscape. VHCB AmeriCorps is a national service program that places members with non-profit housing or land and energy conservation organizations around the state.
Downstreet strengthens the communities by engaging with people providing affordable homes and connecting people to resources and services they need to thrive. Downstreet manages and develops permanently affordable rental housing and affordable homeownership programs in Washington, Lamoille and Orange counties.
Downstreet HomeOwnership Center (HOC) is a member of the national NeighborWorks® America Network and is comprised of 3 Programs:
The role of the HOC Client Coordinator will be to serve new and existing customers receiving services through the Homeownership Center. They will strive to build trust through ensuring a high level of client communication and support. This position will be instrumental in designing and implementing outreach and community engagement efforts for our service area.
Service occurs both in an open office environment as well as in the communities located in Washington, Lamoille, and Orange Counties. Having your own vehicle and ability to serve on some evening and weekends are required.
Position begins September 10th, 2018 and ends August 9th, 2019.
This position is Full Time: Requires 1,700 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 48 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $20,400 (pre-tax), and an education award of $5,920 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities.
This position does have recurring access to vulnerable populations (youth, persons over 60, individuals with disabilities).
For questions about this position or to send additional materials:
Pattie A. Dupuis, Associate Director of Homeownership Services
22 Keith Avenue, Suite 100
Barre VT 05641
Application deadline: August 24th, 2018
Additional information on AmeriCorps is available at www.americorps.org.
The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board (VHCB) is sponsoring this AmeriCorps position through their AmeriCorps Program. VHCB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Positions are open to all applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran’s status, religion or creed.
Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Date: June 2018
Reports To: Associate Director of Facilities and Asset Management
Location: Main Office, 22 Keith Avenue, Suite 100 Barre, VT 05641
Hours: 8:00AM-4:00PM (plus occassional on-call hours)
Downstreet Housing & Community Development in Barre is seeking a full-time maintenance technician. Great pay rate and comprehensive benefits package combined with a friendly work environment and mission-driven work makes this an amazing opportunity.
Job Statement: Maintenance Technician is a full time, regular, non-exempt position paid on an hourly basis with benefits. Primary responsibilities include the supervision, maintenance and repair of physical structures of residential buildings and properties while adhering to Downstreet’s mission. The position reports to the Maintenance Manager and may direct or train maintenance workers, contract workers, vendors, volunteers or summer youth employees as needed.
Reports to the Associate Director of Facilities and Capital Planning and works within a strong and dynamic team environment.
Job Responsibilities will include but not be exclusive to the following:
Downstreet’s mission and operations may require that an employee is prepared to perform duties as assigned that may be outside his/her principle responsibilities.
Two years related experience in a maintenance capacity; individual will possess the basic tools required to perform his/her duties; ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, basic blueprints and procedural manuals; ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have good customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with both staff and residents.
Contact: Please send resume and cover letter explaining why you want to work to further Downstreet’s mission to:
Attn: Human Resources
22 Keith Ave., Ste. 100
Barre, VT 05641
or apply using the form below.
APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.