GMEDC is Hiring!
Below are two positions that will be starting in August of this year. Please share and apply if you or someone you know is interested.
VISTA Outreach Coordinator – GMEDC seeks a VISTA volunteer to be a key player as we support our 30-town district in on-going recovery efforts, addressing the greatest economic disaster in 100 years. This work will be split between three main responsibilities: Coordinate and implement outreach activities, collaborate with partners to develop, and improve community programs, website, and contact management platform to increase our outreach capabilities and make client interaction more efficient. The GMEDC VISTA position is a perfect resume-builder, joining a small staff of two for a hands-on role in critical recovery work. If you would like to learn more, visit the link in the job title or contact our current VISTA volunteer Jake Glenshaw at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
VISTA 4-Towns Coalition Coordinator – This is a new position at GMEDC, hosted in partnership with the 4-Town Coalition, working to support affordable housing, employment opportunities, food security, and the working landscape as community priorities for alleviating poverty in Royalton, Sharon, Strafford and Tunbridge. This position will provide critical capacity to this volunteer-run effort and will coordinate and facilitate Coalition meetings; build public support through volunteer outreach and communications, including website creation; research case studies for Coalition projects; and explore potential organizational structures for the Coalition to build capacity for future efforts.
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Green Mountain Economic Development Corporation serves 30 towns in East Central Vermont. Our region is home to a wide variety of businesses including large scale manufacturing, research and development, technology and artisan products.
Towns served by GMEDC include
Barnard, Bethel, Bradford, Braintree, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Chelsea, Corinth, Fairlee, Granville, Hancock, Hartford, Hartland, Newbury, Norwich, Pittsfield, Plymouth, Pomfret, Randolph, Rochester, Royalton, Sharon, Stockbridge, Strafford, Thetford, Topsham, Tunbridge, Vershire, West Fairlee, Woodstock
About our Region
The GMEDC region encompasses thirty townships in east central Vermont. The eastern border of the region includes the “Upper Valley” of the Connecticut River with its fertile bottom lands. To the west, rolling hills and pristine mountain streams extend to the foot of the Green Mountains. The GMEDC region offers diverse recreational, cultural and educational opportunities including:
Exceptional skiing, riding and cross country skiing
Excellent, world class golf courses.
Warm and cold water fishing and other water sports.
Mountain biking, hiking and snowmobile trails.
Northern Stage/Briggs Opera House
Montshire Museum of Science
Vermont Institute of Natural Science
River City Arts
Chandler Art Gallery and Music Hall
Hopkins Center for the Performing Arts
Lebanon Opera House
Vermont Technical College
Vermont Law School
Community College of Vermont
Granite State College