seeds of change vt

Program Coordinator

Montpelier – Vermont (VT), 05602

Green Mountain Behavior Consulting, Inc. and Seeds.

Job Description:

Program Coordinator- Seeds of Change

The Program Coordinator directly implements programs and policies developed by the Co-Directors to ensure quality programming for children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other developmental delays based on the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) can be implemented in a clinical setting. Examples of tasks include developing staff and client schedules, providing substitute coverage and answering phones. The program coordinator will report directly to the Co-Directors, and work closely with the behavior interventionists and lead behavior interventionist. This is a full time salaried position with benefits and requires availability in the evening and morning hours.


  • Proficient in technology, including iPads, Dropbox, Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Minimum of a high school diploma; BA strongly preferred
  • Experience with ASD, ABA, early intervention, early education required. Priority given to individuals with knowledge of organizational behavior management (OBM).
  • Clean driving record and current state-issued driver’s license
  • Ability to life and move up to 50 pounds; physical stamina to engage in play and movement with children between the ages of two through five such as running, bending, twisting, kneeling, etc.

Behavior Analytic Responsibilities

  • Reads, regularly reviews, and implements behavior analytic programming as directed by the responsible BCBA® or BCaBA® which may include: behavior reduction procedures, skill acquisition procedures, and crisis or emergency response procedures.
  • Collects accurate and timely data throughout the course of the program day
  • Completes any and all mandatory reporting documentation required by the clinic and law by the end of the same service delivery day.
  • Implements crisis and emergency response procedures when warranted using the approved and trained intervention techniques
  • Maintains client confidentiality to the maximum extent required by law
  • Collaborates and interacts professionally with co-workers, care-givers and outside service providers
  • Maintains professional appearance and interactions
  • Refrains from engagement in any activities or relationships that constitute a conflict of interest
  • Attends supervision meetings as scheduled, accepts feedback from direct supervisors and adjusts performance as necessary
  • When applicable, uses principles of OBM to support performance management, behavioral system analysis and behavior-based safety

Professional Duties and Expectations

  • Arrives on time to all regularly scheduled work shifts and follows company procedure in the event of an unscheduled cancelation or emergency
  • Obtains and maintains all company-requested training including, but not limited to: CPR/First Aid certification, Mandatory Reporting Requirements, and (when applicable) RBT® certification
  • Obtains and/or participates in all required in-service trainings required by the clinic
  • Refrains from the use of personal devices (e.g. cell phones, laptops, iPads, etc.) during working hours unless permitted by the direct supervisor or in cases of emergency
  • Adheres to all current company policies and procedures including, but not limited to: appropriate dress, requests for time off, call-out procedures, alcohol/drug use or possession, etc.
  • Demonstrates the highest standards of respect for client welfare, dignity, and safety
  • Always demonstrates critical thinking, problem solving-abilities, and sound judgment
  • Delegates tasks to others as appropriate
  • Develops staffing schedule in coordination with the Green Mountain Behavior


The program coordinator reports directly Seeds of Change clinical directors and Green Mountain Behavior Consulting CEO.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $43,500.00 /year

  • One location
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off

job opening as Program Coordinator at Green Mountain Behavior Consulting, Inc. and Seeds… in Montpelier vermont.

Lecture with Dr. Vandana Shiva at Vermont Law School – “Seeds of Change: GMOs and Vermont’s Labeling Law”

Date/dates: 02/11/2014 – 03/11/2014
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Now Available: Dr. Vandana Shiva Vermont Talk Videos
Scientist, food activist lauds Vt. GMO law
Press Release
Global Food Activist Vandana Shiva at Vermont Law School Nov. 3 for “Seeds of Change: GMOs and Vermont’s Labeling Law”


International food activist and author Vandana Shiva will speak about the role of Vermont’s GMO labeling law as part of a global solution to transform food systems and reverse climate crisis during a lecture at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in Chase Community Center on the Vermont Law School campus. The event is free and open to the public and press.

Titled “Seeds of Change: GMOs and Vermont’s Labeling Law,” Shiva’s lecture is sponsored by the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at VLS in support of the Vermont Right to Know GMOs Coalition. This year the coalition achieved a milestone with the passage of the country’s first mandatory GMO (genetically modified organism) labeling law, with critical legal support from the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at VLS.

Shiva is the author of “The Violence of the Green Revolution,” “Monocultures of the Mind,” “Stolen Harvest,” and “Water Wars.” Her farm in India, “Navdanya,” is a mecca for biodiverse, sustainable agriculture and serves as a network of seed keepers and organic producers. Navdanya has trained thousands of farmers in sustainable agriculture.

“We are privileged to have Dr. Vandana Shiva here in Vermont, to share her wisdom with the Vermont Law School community and our Vermont neighbors,” said CAFS Director Laurie Ristino, VLS associate professor of law. “Dr. Shiva’s support of environmental and food activism on a global scale is inspirational. Her words resonate with me, personally, and with so many proponents of the new food movement.”

In addition to the Nov. 3 lecture at Vermont Law School, Shiva will speak from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Contois Auditorium in Burlington City Hall, 149 Church Street.

For more information about Dr. Vandana Shiva and the work of Navdanya, visit

The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School supports scholars and practitioners in producing practical, robust scholarship for use by the food and agriculture community. CAFS offers an expanding curriculum in food and agriculture for law and policy students, and training and legal tools to help build sustainable local and regional food systems. For more information about the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, visit, call CAFS Director Laurie Ristino at (802) 831-1230, or email [email protected]

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