We’re all about mission at Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC). Help us fulfill our mission of providing all Vermont students with information and financial resources to reach their educational goals. You’ll work in a relaxed yet challenging environment.
VSAC is seeking a VSAC Outreach Counselor to provide career and college readiness services at 3 schools in Northwest Vermont, Enosburg Middle & High Schools, Montgomery & Berkshire Schools (middle school students only). This position has an immediate start date, and is part time (60%) with the option to increase to full time. A Master’s degree in counseling, education or related field is preferred along with experience working with youth in educational settings. The ideal candidate will have experience working with youth; have an understanding of the socioeconomic and academic needs of first generation, modest income students and families; have excellent communication and organizational skills; an ability to work independently; and a working knowledge of adolescent development, career development, post-secondary options and financial aid. The successful candidate will create a curriculum plan that includes the full spectrum of career and college planning services and will have skill working with students in groups and one on one. Presentation skills are essential, as is establishing a good rapport with middle and high school students, area schools, agencies and college personnel. Familiarity with school systems is preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license verified by a Motor Vehicle Record Report, a willingness to travel up to 1,200 miles a month, a properly inspected, registered, and insured motor vehicle for business use and must provide own workspace when working away from VSAC offices.
Candidate must also successfully complete a criminal background check. This is a grant funded position that is contingent upon continued grant funds. VSAC offers a dynamic, professional environment with competitive compensation and generous benefits package. Apply online only at www.vsac.org.
Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
PO Box 2000, Winooski, VT 05404
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