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Current Job Openings

Property Manager

RuralEdge is seeking experienced, multi-talented persons to manage properties. RuralEdge develops and manages 600 units of affordable housing in the three counties of the Northeast Kingdom. Our customers include elders, individuals and families who qualify for subsidized or affordable housing. We are a family friendly organization with a mission to strengthen Northeast Kingdom communities one home at a time.

The Property Manager is responsible for managing the administrative, day-to-day operations, financial, leasing/rental and maintenance of affordable housing units within their portfolio.  The Property Manager provides direction and support to the team to manage a portfolio of rural affordable housing. The ability to be flexible and work in a team environment is a must. Successful candidates will be confident, assertive and self-directed, and have varied skills including the ability to work with diverse persons, to be organized and multi-task, to solve problems and manage conflict.


  • High School diploma and 4 years’ experience in direct client services in a business or human services setting or an Associate Degree and 2 years’ experience in direct client services in a business or human services setting or a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Human Services.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and detailed work habits.
  • Basic computer knowledge and competence, including MS Word, Excel.
  • Ability to work cooperatively, effectively, and efficiently with a diverse group of people in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel for job performance.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license, a good driving record, and automobile insurance per State of Vermont.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with limited supervision. Ability to multi-task, and balance priorities incorporating day-to-day and long term goals. This position requires professional conduct at all times.

For a complete job description click here.

Salary starts at $40,000 annually with excellent benefits including a 401K.

Candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest, along with three business references, by e-mail to RuralEdge no later than August 29, 2018 to the attention of Iris Gilbert at


SASH Wellness Nurse

RuralEdge is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Wellness Nurse for our Supports and Services at Home (SASH) program. SASH coordinates the resources of social-service agencies, community health providers and nonprofit housing organizations to support Vermonters who choose to live independently at home. Individualized, on-site support is provided by a Wellness Nurse and a SASH Care Coordinator.

The Wellness Nurse is responsible for provision and/or oversight of wellness care and health coaching for SASH participants in accordance with Vermont’s Nurse Practice Act and the SASH Wellness Nurse Core Competencies. The Wellness Nurse is responsible for overseeing the well-being of participants and in coordinating health services with other members of the SASH Team and other community health providers. The Wellness Nurse supports a philosophy of aging in place consistent with the mission of SASH.


  • Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Vermont.
  • At least two years of experience in a clinical setting, committed to an aging in place philosophy.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Must have knowledge of standard record keeping procedures (i.e. progress notes, HIPPA guidelines).
  • Must be able to work independently and part of a team, and possess strong organizational and time management skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

For a complete job description click here.

Candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest by e-mail to RuralEdge no later than August 24, 2018 to the attention of Laurie Degreenia.



Executive Director

RuralEdge, located in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, is seeking an experienced executive who will provide skilled leadership to a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create and preserve affordable housing opportunities. RuralEdge‘s service area spans 2,000 square miles in the state’s largest and most rural region.

The Executive Director is responsible for overall management of multiple lines of business including real estate development, asset and property management, homeownership lending and the Support And Services at Home (SASH) program. The Executive Director has primary responsibility for managing a $5M annual budget and $20M in assets which includes a portfolio of almost 600 units of scattered site housing. Serving as the public face of the organization to multiple public and private external partners, the Executive Director supports an active and engaged seven-member Board of Directors and leads a staff of 42. The Executive Director works with the Board to ensure the organization’s strategic planning goals are developed and advanced.

Candidates for the Executive Director position must have demonstrated success in securing and maintaining the long-term sustainability of a nonprofit organization, developing and managing affordable housing, and cultivating and growing broad-based fundraising programs, staff supervision, and effective public relations.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in nonprofit administration, finance, real estate development, community development, staff supervision, and fundraising.
  • Proven ability to prepare an annual budget that meets the goals and needs of an organization and maintains its fiscal health and sustainability.
  • Proven ability to ensure that financial management systems and policies are appropriate and effective, provide for monthly reporting, and support the long-term viability of the organization.
  • Experience working in a rural environment.

For a complete job description click here.

For more info on RuralEdge‘s mission and programs click here.

Please submit your letter of interest, resume and three references with contact information by August 20, 2018, to: Laurie Degreenia at


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