Vermont Community Loan Fund
Business Navigator | Full Time
For over 30 years, as Vermont’s largest non-profit financial institution, the Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) provides loans and resources to businesses, nonprofits, community organizations, child care providers, and developers of affordable housing.
Located in the small and beautiful capital city of Montpelier, Vermont, our mission-driven organization is looking for a Business Navigator to provide information and practical support to emerging and nascent business owners and organizations in Chittenden County, and the surrounding communities.
A successful candidate will be capable of understanding and communicating complex regulations and information in an accessible manner; is a highly organized individual who can work efficiently and enthusiastically on their own and in a collaborative team setting; will enjoy building relationships and engaging with people from widely varied backgrounds; is passionate about social justice, whole community health, and thriving, financially stable businesses and communities; embraces the merits of technology driven tools and resources as equally as the value of personal connection and conversation. A desired candidate will have had community development experience working with newly immigrated persons.
Currently, VCLF staff are working remotely. Infrastructure and tools have been put into place to facilitate staff communications as well as provide remote business advisory services. Under normal circumstances, travel throughout the state is required and will resume when it is safe to meet with clients in person. In addition, there is flexibility in the schedule as there may be night and weekend hours on a case-to-case basis and/or for special events.
Diversity, justice, and inclusion are key values within VCLF. We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive, equitable working environment for our staff. We believe every member of our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions.
VCLF is an equal opportunity employer. This position is a 40 hour per week, non-exempt position, with generous benefits, including health, retirement, and paid leave. Beginning wage range is $22.00 to $26.00 per hour.
Deadline: January 31, 2021 12:00 am
TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or VCLF, PO Box 827, Montpelier, VT 05601. We are accepting applications until January 31, 2021.