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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.

 

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.

Check out the Vermont Department of Labor employment site

 

Employment Trainings

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. 

 

VT Department of Labor

Online Workshops: guidance and resources for jobseekers. Click here for a complete schedule.

 

ReSOURCE

Training programs for adults and youth who have barriers to employment. Click here to see all programs, and click here to learn about Construction 101, a six-week intensive course that will train you for entry level jobs in the construction trades (which is offered this June in Lamoille).

 

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
  • Youth between the ages of 16 and 24 looking for employment or training opportunities, click here to find help from the Vermont Department of Labor.

 

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