Current Openings

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Positions include a sign-on bonus, strong benefits package, and the opportunity to do great work and share our strong workplace culture. See current openings below, or . . . if you’d like to learn more about working at CCS send your name and contact info to Karen Ciechanowicz and include a note on how you think you might best fit in.

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Current Openings

Executive Director

Champlain Community Services (CCS), a Specialized Service Agency located in Colchester VT, is seeking an experienced and dynamic Executive Director to lead our organization into the future. CCS’ mission is to provide essential supports to people with intellectual disabilities and autism, building a community where everyone participates and everyone belongs. This role oversees operations, sets strategic direction, builds strong relationships with community partners, manages a talented, experienced and committed staff, and collaborates with and reports to an engaged and dynamic board of directors.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in management and leadership, effectiveness with non-profit budgets and fiscal management, familiarity with the Vermont State System of Care Plan, an understanding of nonprofit legal and regulatory compliance, proficiency in Medicaid regulations, ability to represent the agency’s interests at both the State and local levels, and an appreciation of the unique history of Developmental Disabilities System in Vermont.

Compensation starts at $110,000 and is commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive total compensation package, including generous paid time off, health and dental benefits, retirement match, and opportunities for professional development.

CCS is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, equity and inclusion. Join us in making a difference in the lives of individuals and families in need of developmental services and be part of a dedicated team working towards a healthier community.

How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications, experience, and commitment to advocacy  by April 12, to Zoltan Sachs, Board President.

Recruitment Outreach Coordinator

Join our team and create new pipelines for recruiting staff! Work closely with our leadership team to define initiatives that will enhance the community’s knowledge of our mission and work to promote employment and shared living providers opportunities, and then put those ideas into action. This is a grant funded position. Salary $60,000 annual plus mileage reimbursement.

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Send resume and cover letter to Karen Ciechanowicz

Direct Support Professional

Provide 1-to-1 supports to help individuals reach their goals in a variety of settings. This is a great position to start or continue your career in human services. Full and part time positions available starting at $19/hr.

Starting salary $20/hr with $1,000 signing bonus


Send application or resume to Karen Ciechanowicz

Shared Living Providers

Work with our team of professionals, to help someone live a safe and fulfilling life at home and in the community. A variety of positions are available and include a generous sign on bonus and stipend, paid time off, comprehensive training & supports. The perfect match for you and your household awaits!

$1,000 signing bonus

Contact Jennifer Wolcott, or 655-0511 ext. 118

In-Home Shared Living Provider: A perfect solution for housing and employment! Live with an individual to provide residential supports and make a positive impact in their life, and yours. This individual enjoys watching gameshows, relaxing at home and go out to coffee shops. The ideal candidate will be flexible, patient and have the desire to make a difference in someone’s life.

Respite Support Workers

Open your accessible home to a delightful gentleman in need of evening and weekend overnight respite.  A clean, safe, caring and wheelchair accessible environment as well as an extra bedroom is required. Weekends and days are flexible with generous pay available for both hourly and 24 hour shifts. A portable ramp is available for individuals who have a limited number of stairs at their home as well as a wheelchair accessible van.  The ideal candidate will be kind, compassionate, and comfortable with assisting with daily living skills.

For more information contact Pam Cook at 802-324-7012

Essex family is seeking respite for young adult who wants to get out in the community to explore his interests. Support in transportation to and from work may be needed, and transportation from a college campus in Williston two afternoons a week. This young adult is very articulate, has several hobbies and many interests. He would like to get out of the house more often and do a variety of things. This is a great position for someone looking for a few extra hours a week.

For more information contact Josh Lovejoy 

Provide respite supports to a humorous individual who enjoys getting out and about, making people laugh and engaging with others.

For more information contact Lane Gibson

Support a kind, jovial gentleman on Sunday’s from 4-6 at Special Olympics. Transportation to and from Special Olympics is needed. Make a difference in someone’s life and have fun doing it!

Contact Josh Lovejoy


Charming woman with autism seeks skilled supports for community and employment integration, and possibly overnight respite coverage. This individual enjoys puzzles, walks, routines, getting take-out from her favorite restaurants, and is highly motivated to maintain employment at her two jobs.

Contact Lane Gibson for more details 802-655-0511, ext. 183

Respite Home Provider

CCS is seeking an individual or couple to provide both scheduled and occasional emergent respite care to individuals with disabilities. Ideal candidate will have background in the field of human services and at least one available bedroom. Medical/nursing experience a plus. Compensation, training, handicap alterations to the home as needed, and ongoing supervision provided. Enjoy the flexibility of a rewarding position that fits your lifestyle – we’ll work with you to make it work!

$500 signing bonus

Contact Jennifer Wolcott, or 655-0511 ext. 118.


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