Franklin/Grand Isle Community Action

Community Services Worker / CARES Housing Retention Specialist

The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity’s (CVOEO) Franklin Grand Isle Community Action Program has an opening for a CSW / CARES Housing Retention Specialist to provide housing retention services and assist individuals and families with low income in finding or maintaining suitable housing, including advocating for clients with local social service agencies organizations, landlords and funding sources.

Successful applicants will have a Bachelor degree in a related discipline plus two years of community service - case management or coaching experience desired; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact effectively and in a positive manner with a diverse population, landlords, and other social service providers; bilingual abilities are a plus. To learn more about this position please view our job description: CARES Housing Retention Specialist

This is a temporary 40 hours / week position expected to end on June 30, 2022.  We offer competitive pay and a great benefit package! To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: CVOEO is interested in candidates who can contribute to our diversity and excellence. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.  



CVOEO addresses fundamental issues of economic, social, and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence.


Serving more than 10,000 households annually,
impacting the lives of over 23,000 individuals