Employment and Leadership Opportunities

Vermont Family Network is seeking great people to fill our Children’s Integrated Services Early Intervention (CIS-EI) Team’s Developmental Educator and Family Resource Coordinator vacancies ASAP. If you are seeking a job in Chittenden County that makes a difference for young children who have, or are at risk of having developmental delays, please send a resume and […]

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VFN Receives Grant from Vermont Community Foundation

Vermont Family Network recently received a $15,000 grant from the Vermont Community Foundation’s Innovations and Collaborations grant program. The grant will help further Vermont Family Network’s mission to empower and support all Vermont families of children with special needs by expanding the organization’s capacity to provide family-to-family support in the refugee and immigrant communities in […]

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Leadership Corner

Leadership Series 2017 will be kicking off the next round of training in early December, and this group of trainees will graduate in March at Disability Awareness Day at the statehouse. The Vermont Leadership Series is a collaborative project between Vermont Family Network, the Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council, and Green Mountain Self Advocates. Funding from […]

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Vermont Approves ABLE Savings Program

On October 25, 2016, Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce announced a new opportunity for Vermonters who experience a disability and their family members to save for future disability-related needs. The VT-ABLE Savings Program will be the fifth program in the nation to offer this new tax-advantaged program that shields savings from the low asset limits […]

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National Federation of the Blind Newsline Service Available to Vermonters

Vermonters who are blind or visually impaired – or who have other disabilities which make utilizing print media difficult or impossible – now have access to more than four hundred publications including national newspapers, breaking news, international newspapers, state newspapers, and magazines through the National Federation of the Blind-Newsline®. The system also includes access to TV […]

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VSA VT Seeking Students & Mentors for Arts Mentoring Program

VSA Vermont has openings for high school students in its arts mentoring program, Chittenden and Washington Counties.  This program, by and for people with disabilities, matches high school students to volunteer adult mentors who are also people with disabilities. Mentoring pairs have opportunities to develop their own artistic engagement and creative expression by working together […]

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You Have a Right to Vote!

Election season is in full swing. Help ensure that youth with disabilities are prepared as young citizens, and that they understand their right to full political participation. Voting Facts: In 2000, 42% of people with disabilities voted compared to 52% of people without disabilities. In 2012, 56.8% of people with disabilities voted compared to 62.5% […]

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