Jobs at CHIPS

AmeriCorps Positions


VYDC AmeriCorps Youth Services Coordinator


We're looking for two full-time AmeriCorps members to serve as Youth Services Coordinators this fall.


The VYDC AmeriCorps Youth Services Coordinator has a unique role in supporting youth programs, including the Essex Teen Center, FriendCHIPS, TeenLine, and QYD Project programs. The member plans and leads activities to engage youth in creative ways, including being physically active, making healthy snacks, STEAM activities, and volunteering in the community. The member builds relationships with local students, community partners, and families to promote awareness of CHIPS as a community resource. The member supports and helps to expand programs, assists in coordinating CHIPS events, conducts program outreach, and collaborates with community groups
for events.

Minimum Age: 20. Travel: reliable private transportation; license; clean driving record; local travel and monthly travel to AmeriCorps Training in Montpelier. Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for 2 references.

Temporary Opportunities

Temporary Youth Services Assistant - $15/hr


Essex Teen Center is seeking enthused temporary assistance for youth programs from July to August. Must be able to pass a background check. Needs to be mature and able to participate in active games and outdoor recreation such as hiking or swimming.

Prior youth experience, lifeguard certification and CPR certification is encouraged, but not required. Must be able to drive with valid drivers license and personal transportation.

Internship Opportunities

QYD Bits™ Teen Internship


The QYD Bits internship program allows high schoolers throughout Vermont to learn about their communities by asking them to identify the local resources available to youth. These resources are contributed to TeenLine, an information and referral services line for youth. The interns then promote TeenLine within their community to fulfill QYD Benchmark #7: Youth access to social services and resources outside of a school setting.