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Employment Resources

The State of Vermont is hiring across skill sets for its COVID-19 response efforts.

 

Unemployment Insurance

If you are totally or partially unemployed, have not filed for unemployment and need to, visit their website or call 1-877-214-3332. To file your weekly unemployment claim or reopen an existing claim visit the State of Vermont's portal here.

 

Click here for guide to COVID-19, Paid Leave, and Unemployment that helps explain options for those whose employment or income was impacted by COVID-19. Click here for the Emergency Paid Leave and Sick Time Fact Sheet for Small Businesses.

 

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) programs:

  • Extended until April 10, 2021
  • Claims must be made by March 14, 2021

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program will provide an additional $300 weekly benefit above weekly benefit amount until March 14, 2021. Claimants who had previously exhausted their PUA or PEUC benefits and are still unemployed can log into their claimant portal and resume filing beginning January 3, 2021. For more information click here

 

Unemployment Insurance for Employers

If you are an employer and need information about unemployment insurance for your employees visit this website.

 

Morrisville Career Resource Center

A hub to assist people within Lamoille County with their employment needs. Services include job posting, resume writing, job counseling, and more. Contact 802-888-4545 or penny.parot@vermont.gov.

 

Vermont State Colleges System

If your job was affected by COVID-19, you may be eligible for no cost trainings. Through a legislature-funded program to upskill and reskill the state’s workforce, Vermonters can choose from over 100 no-cost trainings at one of the Vermont State Colleges System institutions. 

Find out if you are eligible and learn next steps:

  1. Visit the VSCS Workforce site.
  2. Find out if you are eligible.
  3. Select the course(s) you’d like to enroll in.
  4. Select Next Steps. 
  5. Complete and submit the Requester Information form. 

Jobs for teenagers and youth

  • VocRehab Transition Team: If you’re a high school student (aged 14-22) with a disability, or a parent or guardian, Voc Rehab's Transition Team can help you think about possible work experiences, careers, and future training after high school. Services can include career assessment, job exploration, job shadows, mock interviews, resumes, self-advocacy, post-secondary exploration, and other specialized services. Visit their website, call 802-888-5976 or email Thomas Brace at thomas.brace@vermont.gov for more information. Their hours of operation are 7:45 am - 4:30 pm. 
  • Jump on Board for Success (JOBS) helps youth (ages 16–22 with behavioral or emotional disabilities) find and maintain employment. mscott@lrcvt.org

 

VocRehab for Workers with Disabilities

When a disability impacts one’s ability to obtain or maintain employment, VocRehab is available to assist! Their goal is to provide individualized employment services, collaborating with you whenever possible, assisting community members to maintain their jobs, explore and develop career pathways, build new skills through education and training, and find-maintain employment that works long term, for all involved! Call their main phone number 802-888-5976 or local representative DJ Masi at 802-793-8309. You can also visit their website.

 

Schools

All school districts are seeking substitute teachers, as well as other openings. Contact your local district office or run a search by Zip Code on SchoolSpring if you are interested in working in the schools:

  • Lamoille South: 802-888-4541 ext. 5487 or megan.herman@lsuu.org
  • Lamoille North: 802-851-1177 cmcfarlane@lnsd.org
  • Orleans Southwest 802-472-6531 x2904 tmartin@ossu.org