Non-Profit Program Manager

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White River Junction, VT
Job Type
Salary Type
Salary Range
$50,500 - $55,000

About the Organization

About Vital Communities

Founded in 1993, Vital Communities cultivates the civic, environmental, and economic vitality of the Upper Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire. We bring people together, bridging boundaries and engaging our whole community to create positive change.  Climate change mitigation and adaptation are at the heart of our work. Vital Communities helped create and now coordinates the nation’s first rural Transportation Management Association to reduce vehicle miles traveled in our region. Our energy team has a 10-year track record of reducing energy use and expanding renewable energy generation across all sectors. In 2017 we stepped forward to coordinate the Upper Valley Adaptation Workgroup, seeking to expand our role as a regional and national leader in developing community-based climate solutions.

About the Job


Vital Communities, a regional nonprofit located in White River Junction, VT, seeks a full-time program manager for our three-year Early Care & Education (ECE) initiative, which aims to increase the availability and affordability of high-quality ECE in the Upper Valley. The Program Manager will work with our bi-state networks of businesses, municipal leaders, and other economic development
stakeholders as we partner with the ECE sector in developing and implementing a coordinated approach to addressing the region’s childcare crisis.
Working under the direction of Vital Communities and collaborating closely with a consultant and the Early Care & Education (ECE) Steering Committee, the Program Manager will orchestrate the ECE initiative, ensuring that it is achieving measurable objectives that advance the Initiative goal. This includes driving internal and external functions, including strategy, communications, community
engagement, and data functions. All activities will be carried out in alignment with a Collective Impact approach and will be centered on the core values of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.
Successful candidates will have experience with Collective Impact models, and outstanding facilitation and project management skills. ECE experience and expertise preferred but not required. The full job description is at Email resume and cover letter to Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

How to Apply

Please send a Cover Letter and Resume to or go to our website for more information.