Project Hire Assistant 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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Project Hire Assistant Coordinator

The Project Hire Assistant Coordinator offer leadership, supervision, expertise and assessment to those providing supported employment services through employment case management (Employment Advisors) and direct support (Job Coaches).  In addition, this position will provide direct coverage while in hiring process.

Project Hire provides individualized employment supports and career development to assist individuals in finding and maintaining employment. 

Essential Functions

  • Recruit, train and provide clinical based supervision to employment staff
  • Ensure client and program related documentation is accurate, timely and meets agency standards.
  • Plan with clients and their teams for referrals from external agencies and those transitioning from high school into the Project Hire program
  • Facilitate, mediate and troubleshoot conflicts that arise between clients, families, contracted providers, staff, employers, and other agencies


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Exhibits commitment to philosophy of community inclusion, self- determination, and individual growth for people with Intellectual disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Three years' experience working in human services with at least two years working with individuals with intellectual disabilities or Autism.
  • Valid driver's license and use of a personal vehicle 


  • Full time (37.5 hours)
  • Exempt
  • Starting at $47,643 
  • 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 and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.