Help is Here.

Howard Center operates programs in more than 60 Vermont locations.  Most programs are located in Chittenden County, but you’ll find Howard Center programs in Rutland, Grand Isle, and Saint Albans as well.  For more information about Howard Center, visit our website here. You can read brief descriptions of specific programs here.

If a program (or programs!) particularly interest you, visit the Career Opportunities page and enter the title of the program into the search box to review and apply to current vacancies. 

Many full-time, part-time, temporary, and substitute employment opportunities are available at Howard Center. Since many programs operate 24 hours a day 7 days a week, many “non-traditional” work schedules are offered as well.

If you are looking for a particular position type, read on for tips on how to find the right position for you!

Tips on starting your Howard Center career

All employment opportunities and internships are listed on the Career Opportunities page.  If you are interested in contract opportunities, please visit the Types of Opportunities page.

On the Career Opportunities page simply enter a word or term describing the type of position you seek and press enter.  Your search results will list all positions in which that word or term appears in the job post title or in the text of the post itself. For example, if you’d like to work with individuals who have developmental disabilities, enter “developmental disabilities” to view all posts in which that term appears.


When we claim “help is here,” we mean it. We know that a community is only as strong as each of its members, and we believe that everyone deserves to belong to a community that cares about them as a whole person. Both with the clients we serve and with each other as coworkers, we elevate and celebrate the diversity that makes us human. After all, we are a community of people serving a community of people. Each of our identities and experiences contributes to helping us be at our best so that we can do our best for those who need us most. At Howard Center, you have a place to be your full self. We’d be honored to have you join us!

It’s important to us that clients can recognize themselves in our staff. We encourage People of Color, New Americans, non-binary individuals, and people with disabilities to consider joining our community. If you have questions or concerns about how you will be supported as a member of our community, please contact for information about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Howard Center is an equal opportunity employer.  The Agency does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, citizenship, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital/civil union status, military/uniformed services/veteran status, disability, genetic information, being a crime victim, having a positive test result on an HIV related blood test or other legally-protected classification.  Howard Center will provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities or with pregnancy-related conditions in compliance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information on your rights click here.  If you have questions about how you will be supported as a member of our community, please contact