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Rochester--Part Time Marketing/Social Media Coordinator

Rochester Council on Aging seeks P.T. (10 hrs./wk.) Marketing / Social Media Coord. to advance COA initiatives via communication through various social media programs, web-page, press releases, newsletter, program flyers & community networking.  Grant funded position begins 7-1-17.  Salary - Grade 7; $16.14/hr.  High School graduate with 1-3 years of marketing work experience, or any combination of education, training & experience.  Must have excellent social/interpersonal communication skills, & effective verbal & written communication skills.  Experience with web page maintenance & upgrade, & social media programs required.  Must be computer literate in Word, Publisher, Excel, Photoshop, or other relevant computer programs.  Must have driver’s license & have use of personal vehicle.  If interested, submit resume/application to: Rochester Council on Aging, 67 Dexter Lane, Rochester, MA  02770, Attention:  Sharon Lally; or to slally@townofrochester.com by May 19th, or until a suitable candidate is found.  The Town of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 4/12/2017


Bellingham--Supportive Day Care Program Coordinator

Reports to: Senior Center Director or to the Assistant Director/Outreach Coordinator in the Director’s absence.

Summary: Immediate opening- part time position – 19 hours per week

The Supportive Day Program Coordinator manages the day-to-day operations of the SDP, creating a safe and stimulating environment using initiative and a working knowledge of elder service programs and resources. The SDC Program Coordinator coordinates the SDP within State guidelines, and policies set by the Council on Aging under the supervision of the Senior Center Director, while planning, developing and implementing programs to serve the community’s elders.

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Posted 4/10/2017


Wilmington--Elder Services Van Driver

The Elder Services Van Driver provides all riders with courteous care and assistance from the door of their residence to the door of their destination, including help descending and ascending stairs, carrying bags, carrying up to 5 grocery bags, positioning walkers or canes and pushing or pulling wheelchairs.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent; Ability to drive a van or like vehicle and possess a valid Driver’s License; Excellent driving skills required, as evidenced by a satisfactory driving record and road test; and

Good interpersonal and communications skills with senior citizens and with persons with disabilities. 

Physical Requirements:

The work is mutually mental and physical.  While performing the functions of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear for extended periods. Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reaches with hands and arms, crawls and climbs. Specific vision abilities required include close and medium distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to hear normal sounds, distinguish sound as voice and communicate through human speech. Required to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Candidates will be provided with a Town uniform.  Pre-employment physical and drug screening are a condition of employment.  Candidates will also undergo a background and CORI screening.

Application deadline is April 14, 2017.

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Posted 4/8/2017


Wellesley--Part-Time Volunteer Coordinator

The Wellesley Council on Aging (COA) is moving into a new, free standing, dedicated senior center this fall.  With 13,000 square feet of space, there will be plenty of room to offer our seniors new and expanded programs and activities.  The COA is seeking a dynamic Volunteer Coordinator to oversee its volunteer service program and to expand the COA’s volunteer services and volunteer pool to meet the needs created by the new facility.

Reporting to the Director of Senior Services, the incumbent’s work involves identifying the needs of seniors that can be met by volunteers, developing programs and recruiting volunteers to assist in meeting those needs, frequent interaction with people of all ages, recordkeeping and a lot, lot more. 

Minimum qualifications include:  High School diploma or equivalent; two to five years’ experience in a supervisory role; excellent interpersonal skills, specifically with the senior population; excellent oral and written communication, organizational, coordination, computer, and time management skills; and a valid driver’s license and own transportation.  Experience supervising volunteers preferred. The hourly rate of pay is $16.83 and the position is not benefit-eligible.  The regular work schedule is three five-hour weekdays on site – some flexibility will be required to meet department needs.  To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by April 23, 2017.  AA/EOE

Posted 4/8/2017


Lunenburg--Senior Van Driver Fridays and On-Call

The Lunenburg Council on Aging is looking for a part-time van driver, Fridays and on-call. Successful applicant is required to operate an 8-10 passenger van that provides local transportation to the Town’s elderly and disabled population. Individual must be able to lift packages, secure wheelchairs and physically assist passengers as required. Successful applicant must have valid driver’s license, provide a current driving record, and have prior experience operating passenger vans. Successful applicant is subject to a pre-employment physical, including drug & alcohol screening, and CORI screening. Incumbent is subject to ongoing and continuous random drug and alcohol screenings and safety trainings in accordance with Montachusett Regional Transit Authority regulations and Council on Aging policies. The Center provides transportation Monday through Friday. Non-Union position, salary range $12.22 - $15.02/hour. Position will remain open until filled. Please send resume to: Nancy Forest, PO Box 135, Lunenburg, MA 01462. The Town of Lunenburg is an AA/EO Employer.


Burlington--Part-Time Outreach Worker

The Council on Aging is looking for an Outreach Worker to work with Burlington’s Southeast Asian seniors as well as unemployed older adults and to assist in other activities as needed.

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Posted 4/3/2017


Amherst--Social Worker

The Town of Amherst seeks a full time licensed professional Social Worker to provide counseling, referral and direct services advocacy work for elders and their families through the Amherst Senior Center.    The social worker will identify the needs of area older residents and their families through office or home appointments, group meetings, professional referrals and contacts with area agencies. Serves as advocate for seniors when navigating and interacting with community agencies and service organizations.   Provides basic crisis counseling both in home and at the Senior Center and makes “elder-at-risk” referrals.    BA in Social Work or related field + three (3) years’ experience working with elders, possession of Licensed Social Worker License in MA and a valid driver’s license are required.   MSW and Spanish bilingual language skills preferred. Hiring salary range $46,500-53,000 plus comprehensive municipal benefits package and pension.  For a complete job description see below and to apply on Line by Friday, April 21, 2017, visit www.amherstma.gov/jobs or apply in person at the HR Department, Town of Amherst, and 4 Boltwood Ave, Amherst MA. 


Norwood--Outreach Coordinator

The purpose of this position is to perform social service and administrative work in maintaining contact with the Town’s senior citizens to assess their needs, provide a wide variety of information, and make referrals as necessary. Works as a member of the COA team and reports to the Director of the Council on Aging.

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Posted 3/30/2017


Dracut--Part Time Custodian

The Dracut COA is looking for a Part Time Custodian.  Although there is some flexibility, we are looking for the following days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Hourly rate is $14.12.  For questions contact Bethany Loveless, Dracut COA Director at bloveless@dracutma.gov.  To apply please contact Mary Hamilton, Dracut HR Director at mhamilton@dracutma.gov


Easthampton--Outreach Worker Assistant

Part Time

Professional and administrative position, providing social services and application assistance to Easthampton seniors, 55 years of age and older and their caregivers. All other related work as required.

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Posted 3/20/2017



Lexington--Assistant Director of Senior Services

Responsible for the management of outreach services and programming to support Lexington seniors (age 60 +) and their families at the Lexington Community Center and throughout the community.

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Posted 3/18/2017



Site Coordinator - After School Program

Part-time job
SOUTH SHORE YMCA: Afterschool Site Coordinator
This position and other part time, flexible Before and After School Positions are available at these locations:
South Shore Charter Public School
Norwell, Massachusetts
Scituate, Massachusetts
Quincy, Massachusetts


This position works under the general direction of the Director of After-school Programs and is responsible for curriculum planning, family engagement, supervision and care of children in the Before and/or Afterschool Programs.

The South Shore YMCA After-school Program is currently seeking to fill the position of Site Coordinator. This fabulous job opportunity is a part time position (29.5 hours or less )with either or both before school hours and/ or after-school hours operating Monday through Friday at the South Shore Charter School- Norwell or Wampatuck School or Hatherly Elemtary School in Scituate . Successful candidates with a desire to work with young children must be at least 20 years of age, have a high school diploma and minimum experience of 1 year working with school age children (or 6-9 months with a degree).

Believing that our educators deserve the best, the South Shore YMCA offers an exceptional part time wage and benefit package. Our compensation and comprehensive benefits package includes the following:

•competitive salary
•Sick Time
•Membership/Program/Childcare Discounts
•Paid Professional Development opportunities
•Annual Professional Development Day

All interested candidates are invited to apply to the Director of Afterschool Programs, Kristine Swan. Please contact kswan@ssymca.org

Posted 3/10/2017


Needham--Licensed Social Worker

The Town of Needham has posted a job opening for a 16-month grant funded position. The job is 30 hours per week and includes full benefits.

The position is based at the Center at  the Heights in Needham (300 Hillside Avenue) and reports to the Director of the Aging Services Division; this position will include some afternoon and early evening hours. The Town is searching broadly for the right person; there is no exact formula, but we are looking for the right combination temperament, experience, education, and training to work with Needham’s older residents and their families. The Town is particularly interested in talented individuals that have experience with senior populations, or that have experience in social-worker based screenings for substance abuse (SBIRT), elder abuse (EAI), or mental health (PHQ-9).

The deadline to apply Wednesday March 22nd at 5:00 p.m., and more information is available on the Town’s website.

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Posted 3/10/2017



Franklin--Bus Driver

The Town of Franklin is seeking a Bus Driver responsible for driving an 18-passenger, handicapped accessible bus and operate a chair lift to provide safe, efficient transportation to elderly and disabled citizens on day trips. Driver must have Valid Commercial Driver’s license with passenger endorsement, and an excellent driving record along with certification in CPR, Standard First Aid and Sensitivity Training.  Position is for 1 day per week, seasonally.  Please forward an application or resume and cover letter to:  Human Resources, 355 East Central Street, Franklin, MA  02038 or by email at apply@franklin.ma.us.

Posted 3/9/2017


Shirley--Director of the Council on Aging

The Town of Shirley is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Council on Aging Director.  The Director would work under the administrative direction of the Council on Aging Board of Directors and work closely with, and provide support to said Board.  The Director would be responsible for implementing programs and services for Shirley residents over sixty years old, as well as, provide information and referral services to the elderly and their family. This is a union, 27 hours per week position. Please send resumes to Nathan Boudreau at Town Hall, 7 Keady Way, Shirley, MA 01464, or by email to~nboudreau@shirley-ma.gov. Shirley is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 3/9/2017


Dennis--Part-Time Assistant Outreach Coordinator

The Town of Dennis seeks a part-time (18 hr. /wk.) Assistant Outreach Coordinator.  The Assistant Outreach Coordinator works under the general supervision of the COA Director.  This positon is responsible for assisting seniors with information, referrals and coordination of services with the COA and other agencies to improve quality of life and assist them to remain safe in the community.  This position is also responsible for the Day Tripper Program.

Associate’s Degree in human services, social work or nursing with one to three years related work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience with provides required knowledge, skills and ability to perform the essential job functions.  Must have a valid Motor Vehicle Driver’s License and pass a CORI clearance. 

Hourly salary is $19.35.

For additional information and to apply for this position log onto the Town’s website at www.town.dennis.ma.us  and click on “Employment Opportunities”, complete on line application and attach cover letter and resume, by March 3, 2017.

The Town of Dennis is an AA/EOE.

Posted 2/21/2017



Townsend--Program Coordinator

This key position primarily consists of every aspect related to ensuring successful programs and activities for patrons at the Townsend Senior Center.  This will also include planning, development and administering activities; editorial responsibilities in connection with all aspects of the production and distribution of the monthly newsletter; marketing and development work to further the Center's mission, and other related work as required.

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Posted 2/16/2017



Watertown--Part-Time Food Pantry Coordinator

The Town of Watertown seeks a Food Pantry Coordinator to manage the Town’s program providing local families with food and information about social services resources, as well as other work as required.

Reporting to the Director of Senior Services, the qualified candidate will oversee the operations of the Watertown Food Pantry, including but not limited to recruitment, training, supervision and coordination of food pantry volunteers, ordering and restocking of food pantry items, cost and quality control, coordination of food distribution for patrons and food delivery for homebound recipients, community outreach, monthly statistics and reporting, assistance with appropriate grant proposals and donation solicitations. In addition, the Food Pantry Coordinator will be able to interview pantry visitors, assess their needs and make confidential referrals to other programs as needed.

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Posted 2/15/2017


Seekonk--Assistant Director

The Town of Seekonk seeks qualified applicants for the Assistant Director of Human Services.  The Assistant Director works collaboratively with health insurance (Medicare and Medicaid) and coordinates care for a specific population whose needs represent high clinical, behavioral, and social risk in order to ensure quality of life and cost effective care.  Under supervision of the Director, the Assistant Director will be responsible for the Outreach Office including all outreach activities, friendly visitor, and telephone reassurance program.  The Assistant Director will also have a weekly meeting with the Outreach staff to go over current cases and updates.  The Assistant Director will ensure that all clinical needs are attained.  The Assistant Director will act as Director in the absence of the Director.  Bachelor’s degree required; three years’ experience in direct services; computer literacy with Windows based programs; excellent customer service; strong interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills; SHINE certification upon job acceptance; Commonwealth of Massachusetts Social Worker license preferred.  Cover letter, resume and town application to Shawn Cadime, Town Administrator, 100 Peck Street, Seekonk, MA 02771.  Applications accepted until filled.  AA/EEO. Salary $48,821.82

Posted 2/14/2017


Minuteman Senior Services--Care Manager

Position Summary:  Reporting to a Care Management Supervisor and as a member of an interdisciplinary team, the Care Manager has responsibilities for maintaining a caseload of elderly and disabled adult consumers including determining home care programs eligibility, conducting home visits, assessing consumer needs, developing service plans, and maintaining consumer records.  The Care Manager is also responsible for maintaining information relating to each case in accordance with EOEA (Executive Office of Elder Affairs) and program documentation standards.  Care Managers may also assist in the implementation of the Comprehensive Screening and Service Model (CSSM) in conjunction with agency RN’s and Nursing Homes.

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Posted 2/7/2017


Minuteman Senior Services--Protective Services Supervisor

Job Summary:  The Protective Services Supervisor provides oversight and guidance to Protective Service Workers who provide intervention for elderly clients facing abuse, neglect by a caregiver, financial exploitation or self-neglect and assists with the overall management of the Protective Services program. This position reports to the Protective Services Program Manager.

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Posted 2/7/2017




Holliston--COA Director

The Town of Holliston is seeking a full time Director for its well established twenty-five year-old Senior Center. 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 reports, budgets, and 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 starts at $54,493 to $62,000, Grade M-4, with a competitive benefits package. . Please e-mail your application and resume to Andrea Minihan at minihana@holliston.k12.ma.us by February 21, 2017.
The Town of Holliston is an EOE/AA.

Posted 1/27/2017