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Executive Office of Elder Affairs MA Human Resources Division Page

Job Postings (Keyword Search):   https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us/recruit/public/31100001/job/job_view.do?postingId=J34402&code=search.public&federalStimulus=no&companyId=10

Holliston--Senior Center Director

The Town of Holliston is seeking a full time Director for its well established twenty-five year-old Senior Center. The town is located mid-way between Boston and Worcester. The Director works with the Council on Aging to identify and provide for needs of citizens age 55 or older; helps recruit, train, supervise and encourage paid and volunteer staff; responsible for daily operation and function of the senior center; prepares and submits required paperwork including grant requests; functions as liaison to the community and state and federal agencies. Bachelor's degree in human services or related field; ability to foster warm, friendly, flexible atmosphere. Information available at www.townofholliston.us. Compensation range is $53,000 to $70,000 at Grade M-4, depending upon experience and qualifications; competitive benefits package. Resumes and inquiries to Town Administrator, Town Hall, 703 Washington Street, Holliston, MA 01746 on or before September 15, 2014. EO/AA employer.

Natick--COA Director

The Town of Natick is seeking qualified candidates for the above opportunity. The successful candidate shall possess the leadership and vision to direct and manage all operations of the Town of Natick's Council on Aging necessary to meet the social, emotional, and economic needs of Natick's senior population.

This highly visible position will oversee and coordinate all activities and programming to insure the development of plans, policies, and procedures necessary for the establishment and maintenance of services. This person will be responsible for researching and developing all grant submissions, and monitoring all funding reporting, as well as, the assignment of duties and review of work of both staff and volunteers. In addition to preparing departmental budget, he/she will be responsible for maintaining all records of activities, and preparing periodic reports as needed. Furthermore, he/she will be responsible for assisting with periodic newsletter, and other related publications, as well as, working collaboratively with both the Friends and Board of Council on Aging.
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Groton--Activity Coordinator

The Town of Groton Council on Aging is seeking qualified applicants for 25 hours per week.
The Activity/Volunteer Coordinator works closely with the COA Director developing and implementing the Senior Center's activity and volunteer programs which are designed to promote and enhance the self-image and/or to improve or maintain the functioning level of participants. Additionally, the position is responsible for posting and marketing programs to the senior community through newsletter, cable, and local newspapers.
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Salem--Activity Coordinator

The Activity Coordinator (AC) is responsible planning, promoting, scheduling and facilitating social, recreational, educational, leisure and cultural activities of the Salem Senior Center, as part of the Park, Recreation & Community Services Department. Activities planned include monthly gatherings, exercise, recreational, music educational and other activities for seniors. The AC must have a positive, upbeat personality while also being firm in implementation of programs. Must be an innovative thinker, able to think outside the box. . Not afraid to try something new.
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Worcester--Administrative Assistant

Join our team at Worcester's "state of the art" Senior Center. Promote excellent customer service and operations. H.S. graduate & equivalent of 4 years related experience required. Preferred: degree in human services &/or business fields; exp. working in active, diverse public environment; bilingual/bicultural; excellent communication and computer skills. Full time with a starting salary of $37k + benefits. To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before Friday, July 25, 2014 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE/AA employer. Preference given to Worcester residents.

Norwood--Executive Director

The purpose of this position is to perform professional, administrative and supervisory work in developing and implementing the programs and services of the Town of Norwood Council on Aging to meet the needs of and enhance the quality of life of the town's elderly population; all other related work as required.
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Watertown--Case Worker

The Town of Watertown seeks a Case Worker who will provide professional outreach, support, assistance and advocacy for the Town's senior population. Works under the direct supervision of the Director of Senior Services. Responsible for assessing the needs of seniors and their families, requesting assistance of the Council on Aging through an intake process. Conducts home visits and provides follow-up services and advocacy to ensure effective services. Attends meetings as required of the Health Task Force, regional meetings and the Council on Aging Board.
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Norfolk--Outreach Worker

20-30 hours per month
Posting open through July 16, 2014
Internal and external applicants will be accepted, internal applicants will have interview priority
Grade 6 Step 1 $17.13/hour
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Rochester--Program Coordinator

The Rochester Council on Aging is seeking a qualified candidate for the newly created, part-time position of Program Coordinator. Advanced degree (Associate's or Bachelor's) in area of study related to Geriatrics or Programming preferred, with at least two years prior experience working in a geriatric setting, preferably in program planning, newsletter publishing, and/or volunteer coordination. This is a state grant funded position for 10 afternoon hours per week, with some flexibility. Salary is $15.98 per hour, Grade 7. Excellent social & interpersonal skills, organizational ability, great networking capacity, and comfort with public speaking are desirable. MA driver's license, patience & a sense of humor are required. Job description is available upon request at COA office. If interested, please submit application with resume by Friday, July 18, 2014 to: Sharon Lally, Director; Rochester Council on Aging; 67 Dexter Lane, Rochester, MA 02770. The Town of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer.

Marblehead--Volunteer Coordinator

The Volunteer Coordinator, working closely with the Executive Director and Outreach Coordinator, coordinates all components of the volunteer program, including recruitment, retention and recognition, to ensure that all program needs are fully staffed.
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Upton--Social Services Coordinator

The Town of Upton seeks to fill the full-time position (35 hours/week) of Council on Aging Social Services Coordinator.

Statement of Duties: The Social Services Coordinator is responsible for performing administrative, technical and professional work planning, coordinating and implementing social services for elders and their families in the community. Position implements outreach programs offered to the Town's elder citizens, services include case management, fuel assistance, food stamps, counseling to Medicare beneficiaries and general information. The employee also works with families, assists clients with filling out paperwork and applications for a variety of programs, provides advocacy and support to citizens, their families and caregivers, and makes presentations on program services and senior citizen issues. Position also maintains client files, statistics, and works with other social service agencies and town departments. Assists the COA Director, and performs similar or related work as directed.
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EOEA--Clinical Nurse Manager

Provide programmatic and clinical oversight to the ASAP network insuring program compliance with The Executive Office of Elder Affairs and MassHealth regulations.
Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and eligibility regulations governing clinical assessments on behalf of Mass Health for the Office of Long Term Services and Supports.
Assist and coordinate ongoing technical assistance support with the ASAP network for the EOEA Homecare Program.
Assist and provide support of the electronic data base system (SIMS) with system enhancements and provide direction to ASAP nursing staff. Coordinate with SIMS Business Analyst staff to ensure the Comprehensive Data Set (CDS) for the Clinical Assessment and Eligibility and Comprehensive Screening and Service Model (CSSM) are up to date and accurate. Required to provide and assist with ongoing database updates and development as needed.
Assist and manage appropriate monitoring systems for ASAPs in compliance with the RFR and all activities related to annual ASAP clinical and administrative reviews.
Ensure ASAP compliance with contract performance measures, guidelines and program instruction.
Participate in development and presentation of statewide training sessions for ASAPs.
Represent Elder Affairs at agency meetings for the administration of ASAP and MassHealth related services.
Monitor ASAP screening volume and work with Elder Affairs and the Office of Long Term Services and Supports.
Monitor the ASAP's nursing compliance with CAE/CSSM and Homecare programs.
Collaborate with the Office of Long Term Services and Supports program staff regarding ASAP questions/coordination of other Long Term Services and Support Programs such as AFC/GAFC, Home Health , PCA, Adult Day Health, PACE.
Assist with oversight and report on activity related to MassHealth appeals and fair hearings.
Perform related work and special projects as requested.
Travel as Required.
May perform other job related duties as assigned or requested
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Weymouth Elder Services--CDL Bus Driver

35 hours per week with benefits
Please go to www.weymouth.ma.us for full job posting and job description under home page Employment

Westford--Senior Volunteer/Activities Coordinator

Position Summary:
Perform administrative set-up, maintenance and coordination of volunteers, to serve senior citizens and their families. Develop new programs and evaluate existing services.

Principal Responsibilities:
Responsible for development and implementation of volunteer recruitment, application, orientation, training, retention and recognition activities following established methods and procedures. Areas of volunteer retention include Food Pantry, Thrift Shop, newsletter, bulk mailings, Friendly Visitor, Bucket Brigade and Special functions along with heavy and light chore with other elder service programs. Develop, operate and oversee the orientation and training for these programs. Maintain fitness room registration list and monthly accounts receivable in Excel for payment. Expand program opportunities and holiday basket distribution.
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Lynn--Executive Officer

Greater Lynn Senior Services provides a wide range of social services for elders and people with disabilities -- information, transportation, meals, advocacy, homecare, housing, and more--for one reason: to help those 60 and older in Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus and Swampscott live fuller, more independent lives, safely and with dignity.

Position Overview:The Aging and Disability Resource Consortium of the Greater North Shore, Inc. (ADRCGNS) is seeking a passionate, experienced, politically-savvy and seasoned leader to oversee the growing operations of this unique organization. The Executive Officer is responsible for oversight of all operations to achieve the ADRCGNS' mission and goals and is accountable to a six-member board of directors. During this transition period of operational and programmatic expansion, the Executive Officer will be pivotal in helping the Board and its Leadership Committee members to establish the required frameworks for ensuring focus and direction. The ADRCGNS seeks to ensure that the communities it serves are fully accessible and integrated, reflecting full participation of all community members, regardless of disability, age, or income. The successful candidate will therefore be dedicated to the ADRCNS' core principles of person-driven programming, "No Wrong Door" systems development, and seamless resource access for all consumers. S/he will be a "big picture" strategic thinker grounded in knowledge of the disability and aging networks, and committed to playing a cutting-edge role in promoting the delivery of programs that effectively activate communities around sustained consumer engagement, inclusion, and enhanced livability. The Executive Officer must have proven leadership and management experience with a track record of managing and motivating high performing staff, building Board consensus and achieving desired outcomes. Demonstrated commitment to fiscal management and oversight of a nonprofit organization or program of comparable size is also desired.
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Lynn--Healthy Living Programs Community Coordinator

The Community Coordinator will be the primary person responsible for marketing HLP to consumers, community partners and providers. This individual will need to be familiar with or be willing to become familiar with the evidence based programs. This individual should anticipate training in at least one evidence based program. The Community Coordinator and Program Manager will work together on record keeping, budget, and grant opportunities.
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Townsend--COA Director

The Town of Townsend is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Council on Aging (COA) Director. The successful candidate shall possess the leadership and vision to direct and manage all operations of the Town of Townsend's COA and Senior Center in order to meet the social, emotional, economic, and health needs of Townsend's senior population.
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Minuteman Senior Services--Healthy Living Coordinator

Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Healthy Living Coordinator will ensure the ongoing coordination and oversight of new and existing evidence-based Healthy Living programs for the agency.
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Wellesley--Transportation Coordinator

The Town of Wellesley is seeking a Transportation Coordinator for the Council on Aging (COA) to be responsible for the management and oversight of the new senior transportation service in partnership with the Metro West Regional Transportation Authority (MWTRA).See details

EOEA -- Assisted Living Certification Specialist

  • Review and evaluate applications for certification and recertification including Financial Disclosure Forms, Residency Agreements.
  • Conduct site visits (average two per week) to monitor for compliance including biannual recertification visits.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of program compliance requirements.
  • Prepare written compliance report of findings and corrective actions.
  • Evaluate corrective action responses for completeness and accuracy.
  • Assist in the development of regulations and policy statements.
  • Conduct annual training and provide technical assistance to providers regarding regulations utilizing Power Point.
  • Maintain the databases to track receipt of documentation, corrective actions, and fees and prepare relevant reports. Utilizing MS Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Conduct investigations regarding allegations of non-compliance.
  • Work cooperatively with the Assisted Living Ombudsman Program.
  • Review and track intake / processing of incident reports utilizing an electronic reporting and database program (Quickbase).
  • Process through completion all assigned projects associated with all notification requirements as outlined in the regulation including but not limited to: all operational change notifications, change of ownership, name changes etc.
  • Ability to assess and prioritize tasks.
  • Perform related duties as required or assigned.Full Details

    Duxbury--Home Delivered Meals Coordinator

    The Home Delivered Meals Coordinator oversees all phases of home delivered meals. Packs meals and schedules volunteers to deliver meals. Markets the program in the community. Makes initial telephone contact with potential clients. Builds a positive relationship with homebound elders. Performs initial on-site assessment for new clients. Makes referral to Outreach and Food Service Staff, providing pertinent information. Makes Referrals to outreach as necessary to resolve specific concerns or make recommendations to other supportive services. Serves a back up route driver and provides backup kitchen support as needed. Works with Food Services Manager to ensure that all home-delivered meals meet the client's specific nutritional needs. Packs the meals for delivery. Coordinates homemade baked goods by volunteers for home-delivered meals clients.
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