CIS Coordinator

We value the many contributions of our staff, and we recognize that every person, every job, contributes to the well-being of the children, adults, and families we serve. I hope you will consider joining one of our many teams to make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors and community members."

-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

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CIS Coordinator:

The CIS Coordinator provides leadership to the regional CIS system of care in all aspects of systems development, service delivery, professional development, financing, data collection, and evaluation for the CIS array of services (Early Intervention, Strong Families Vermont Home Visiting, Specialized Child Care, and Early Childhood and Family Mental Health), with the goal of supporting families in accessing needed services in a coordinated and integrated manner. The CIS Coordinator serves as a liaison between the Department for Children and Families Child Development Division and regional CIS service providers and teams.


  • Serves as CIS regional point of contact, including the triage and review of intakes and referrals to determine the need for further assessment and/or assistance as well as completion of intake and referral paperwork for all direct referrals from families.
  • Leads the CIS Intake Team, which includes scheduling meetings, developing agendas, facilitating team meetings, and ensuring the review of intakes and referrals for assessment in accordance with CIS timelines.
  • Identifies potentially relevant state, regional, and community resources and services.
  • Monitors CIS clients served within the region, including identifying both Medicaid and non- Medicaid clients, as well as the status of billing toward the regional allocation and communicating those data to Regional Administrative Team.
  • Facilitates development, implementation, and evaluation of the region's CIS system of care. Promotes a shared vision for the integration of services for children and families and assists with the development of CIS Regional Team roles and responsibilities that include a cross-disciplinary team (or peer) perspective.
  • Coordinates with other community teams to include, but not be limited to, Local Interagency Team (LIT), Child Protection Teams(CPT), Blueprint Community Health Team(CHT); Enhanced Family Services(EFS) team, and Building Bright Futures(BBF) Regional Council.


  • Bachelor's degree in a human services' related field
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • 3 years of professional experience with young children and their families
  • General understanding of funding related to early childhood supports and services
  • Knowledge of community resources and supports for young children and their families and the process for accessing them
  • Valid Driver's License and use of a personal vehicle


  • Full Time
  • Exempt
  • Salary starting at $50,768.00
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience


  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions 
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term insurance
  • Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Childcare Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy.

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence. 

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.