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Keeping Our Community Safe

COVID-19 Vaccination

UCS requires its employees to be vaccinated. See our Policy, inclusive
of accommodation processes, as applicable.


Building A Stronger Community.

Building A Stronger You.


We offer two choices from Cigna: An Open Access Plan
with copays or a High Deductible Health Plan with a Health Savings Account, including either a UCS contribution to the Health Savings Account or additional premium reduction. Learn more by visiting “Benefits At A Glance” above.

Dental insurance available from North East Delta Dental. Vision insurance available from Vision Service Plan. Learn more by visiting “Benefits At A Glance” above.

Year 1: 1.0 day per month (12 per year)
Year 2: 1.25 days per month (15 per year)
Year 3: 1.5 days per month (18 per year)
Year 4: 1.75 days per month (21 per year)*

Sick Leave

Ten days per year earned at the rate of 0.83 days per month. You may accrue up to 75 days to be used for extended medical leave. Accrued sick days may be converted to personal days based on accrual amounts. Part-time, non-benefit eligible employees working an average of 18 hours or more per week earn 1 hour of sick leave for every 52 hours worked to a maximum of 40 hours per year.

To learn more, visit “Benefits At A Glance” above.

*Senior Leadership Positions begin at the Year 4 level

Group life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are provided at no cost to the employee. The benefit is 1.5 times annual wages up to a maximum of $100,000 each* and is portable upon employment separation.

*Age-Based or other reductions apply as outlined in Plan document 

Pre-tax Medical, Dependent Care and Insurance Premium Conversion benefits.

You can learn more by visiting “Benefits At A Glance” above.

A free, confidential service that helps employees and their household members address personal issues that may affect their health, family life and/or work.

You can learn more by visiting “Benefits At A Glance” above.

Employees gain access to the Relias Online Learning System. This platform contains countless seminars and trainings inside your field and out. All available for free; many with continuing education units.

This valuable benefit allows you to make pre-tax contributions into a 403(b) retirement account through American Funds from Capital Group. Increasing employer match after 1 and 3 years of service. Employees are 100% vested upon participation.

You can learn more by visiting “Benefits At A Glance” above.

Enjoy trainings such as CPR, CPI, Mental Health First Aid, and more as a UCS employee at no cost to you!

As a UCS employee, you receive Emergency Loan, Parental Leave and Leave Bank Programs. Contact Human Resources to learn more.

Receive reimbursement for qualifying professional license fees. 

As an employee, you can refer a part time employee and receive $200, full time employee receive $300 and designated hard-to-fill positions receive $600.

UCS’s award winning Worksite Wellness program provides employees opportunities to live a healthier, happier, and more fulfilling life.

Not to mention countless company events such as the annual staff appreciation picnic.


Let's See, What Else?

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You'll ❤️ Vermont

Southern Vermont is well known for its stunning natural beauty and quaint colonial towns. Bennington VT has it all: hiking trails, local eateries, community events, and UCS of course. Whether we’re walking as we have a meeting or snowshoeing after work, UCS employees know they live in the best state.

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All Are Welcome Here

We respect WOMEN, MEN and NON-BINARY people. We value BLACK LIVES. We stand with our LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY MEMBERS. We celebrate CHILDREN. We stand with IMMIGRANTS, REFUGEES, with INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, and PEOPLES OF ALL FAITHS. We support INDIVIDUALS and FAMILIES challenged by mental health, substance use and developmental disabilities.


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People Like Working Here

UCS is the Best Place to Work and the Best Community Service Organization for the 2020 Readers Choice awards! Our employees are creative, forward thinking and empowered. UCS is living its mission: Building a stronger community by empowering individuals to live healthy and meaningful lives.

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Building a Stronger Community

Ready to join the almost 300 employees in Building a Stronger Community? We thought you might be. We are here to help you, so please reach out to us!

Should you have any questions please contact Human Resources:

Be A Part of Something Greater

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UCS History

63 Years In The Making

United Counseling Service is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to comply with all applicable federal and state laws related to fair employment practices, and to the extent required by law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital/civil union status, national origin, citizenship, place of birth, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information, having a positive test result on an HIV related blood test, crime victim status (as defined by Vermont State law) or other legally protected status. 

If you require a religious, disability or pregnancy related accommodation in order to complete our application, interview, or otherwise participate in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiry to the Human Resources office at 802-442-5491 ext. 264. Thank you.