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Auburn--Van Driver

Applications are being sought from qualified individuals for a part-time Van Driver working with elderly and disabled clients.  The shift is Wednesday and Thursday and averages between 12 – 16 hours per week.  A high school education or equivalent is required; current Massachusetts Driver’s License; ability to pass a physical exam and CORI check.  Participation in the WRTA Drug and Alcohol Testing program is a condition of employment.  Several trainings offsite required.  Starting salary is $12.25 per hour.  Interested applicants should send a resume, completed Town of Auburn application (available at www.auburnguide.com or call 508-832-7720), a copy of current driving record and references in a sealed envelope marked “Van Driver” to Jean Boulette, Auburn Senior Center, 4 Goddard Drive, Auburn, MA 01501.  Applications may also be forwarded electronically to jboulette@town.auburn.ma.us   Review of applications will begin immediately.  The position will remain open until filled.  AA/EOE

Posted 5/25/2017

 

Minuteman--Assistant Dining Coordinator (Arlington Heights)

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Assistant Dining Coordinator assists the Dining Coordinator to ensure Meals on Wheels delivery to Arlington Heights consumers is completed in a timely manner. This position may occasionally fill in for the Dining Coordinator at Arlington Heights and occasionally at the Arlington Center or Lexington dining site as needed.  

This position is based in the Hauser Building, 37 Drake Road in Arlington Heights.  

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 10:00 – 12:00 

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Posted 5/22/2017

 

 

Minuteman--Care Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:   The Care Manager is responsible for an assigned caseload of elderly consumers to coordinate needs assessment, eligibility, and  delivery of care through home visits, developing and maintaining service plans, and regularly updating consumer records.  The Care Manager maintains information related to each case in the SIM database. Care Managers may also assist in the implementation of the Comprehensive Screening and Service Model (CSSM) with agency RN’s and Nursing Homes.

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Posted 5/22/2017

 

Dracut--Activity & Volunteer Coordinator

Full Time Position

The Dracut COA seeks a creative, friendly, and dedicated person for Activity & Volunteer Coordinator.  This position will be responsible for developing and implementing COA events, activities, classes, and trips, as well as recruiting and managing COA volunteers. Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related area of study preferred; three years’ experience coordinating large and small group activities and/or experience in social services, or related field (preferably with the elderly); or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have excellent communication/customer service skills, professionalism, and be proficient with Microsoft Office.  Experience in supervising volunteers or staff with experience in public relations a plus.  Motor vehicle driver’s license and access to an automobile is required.  Position will require some nights and weekends with frequency increasing slightly over time.  CORI check and pre-employment physical to be performed.   Starting Salary $32,669.  For questions please contact Dracut COA Director, Bethany Loveless, at 978-957-2611, bloveless@dracutma.gov.   For complete job description and application, please go to human resources at dracutma.gov.  Resumes, job applications and references may be sent to Mary Hamilton at mhamilton@dracutma.gov.

Posted 5/17/2017

 

Hanover--Full-Time Council on Aging Director

The Town of Hanover is seeking an experienced, Council on Aging Director for the Hanover Senior Center who will be responsible for the management, planning, direction, administration and program planning for all Senior Center functions and services to effectively meet the needs of a growing senior citizen population who reside in the Town of Hanover.

The successful candidate will authorize policies, programs and activities provided by the Council on Aging in compliance with Federal, State and local legislation, regulations, and by-laws. Coordinate successful activities and programs and ensure staffing levels are maintained to provide essential services promptly. Identify needs of the local elderly population and make appropriate referrals when necessary. Provides or oversees direct services, including transportation, information, referral, emergency assistance, counseling and other support or assistance on a timely basis and in accordance with the Town Bylaws and the policies of the Council on Aging Advisory Board. Maintain direct link with service providers (health, meals, transportation, etc.) including arranging for activities (e.g. recreation) and/or supervises others as appropriate (e.g., meals/van reservations); initiate peer/caregiver support groups to ensure services are provided promptly. Must be able to respect/preserve confidentiality and empathize with seniors. Coordinate seniors that participate in the Senior Work-Off program with Town Departments. Plan agenda and attend monthly Council on Aging Advisory Board meetings. Research, recommend and implement innovative projects to Board. Advise Board on needs, problems, and progress relative to policies, operations, programs, activities, personnel and fiscal matters. Prepare/distribute monthly newsletter and schedule of events to Town Departments. Prepare and monitor annual Council on Aging budget and present budget with the Council on Aging Advisory Board to the Advisory Committee. Supervise, train and schedule staff, recruits volunteers (including CORI/ SORI checks), and oversees volunteer activities. Coordinate and schedule all activities, health screenings, speakers, socials, and classes. Serves on the Old Colony Elderly Services and Old Colony Elderly Planning Council Boards. Directly supervises five (5) employees at the Council on Aging under the direction of the Director of Community Services.

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Posted 5/16/2017

 

 

Sudbury--Volunteer Coordinator

The Town of Sudbury seeks a highly responsible and qualified individual for the position of Volunteer Coordinator at the Sudbury Senior Center. This position is responsible for recruiting, training and supervising the volunteers and volunteer programs of the Senior Center. Work is performed in a fast-paced environment under the supervision of the Senior Center Director. Excellent computer skills are required.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social service related field required. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Strong communication skills, including ability to communicate with, support and supervise volunteers is necessary. Working knowledge and experience using a variety of computer software programs, such as Word, Excel, and others. Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality. Please see other requirements in the attached job description.

This position is part-time, 19 hours per week @ $18/hour and does not qualify for town benefits. Please respond to gallowayd@sudbury.ma.us by June 2, 2017. EOE.

Posted 5/10/2017

 

 

Andover--Program Coordinator

The Town of Andover has a vacancy for the position of Program Coordinator in the division of Elder Services. Under the direction of the Director of Elder Services, the program coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating diversified programs, activities and special events for older adults.

Successful applicants will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or Gerontology and have experience in development and administration of programing for mature adults and people with disabilities. A genuine interest in working with seniors is a must, as well as knowledge of managing a program budget and community outreach strategies.

For additional information and to apply online, please visit www.andoverma.gov  and click on employment.

Posted 5/1/2017

 

Minuteman--Dining Coordinator - Arlington Center

Schedule:    

  • Monday - Friday

  • 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • 20 hours per week

  • Prorated benefits including health, dental, vision insurance, vacation, holidays and sick time.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Reporting to the Director of Nutrition Services, the Dining Coordinator provides food service and volunteer management in a dining room setting and is responsible for creating and maintaining a warm and welcoming environment for the seniors who utilize this service. This position is located within the Arlington Senior Center located at 27 Maple Street.

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Posted 4/25/2017

 

Ashburnham--COA Director

The Town of Ashburnham is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Council on Aging Director. The Director would work under the administrative direction of the Town Administrator and with the advisory Council on Aging Board. The Director is responsible for implementing programs and services
for Ashburnham residents over sixty years old as well as, provide information and referral services to the elderly and their families. This is a non-benefited, part-time 18 hr/week position. Please send resume and cover letter to Mary Calandrella at Town Hall, 32 Main Street, Ashburnham, MA 01430, or by email to mcalandrella@ashburnham-ma.gov. Ashburnham is an equal opportunity employer. Position open until filled. Preference given to those who apply prior to 4pm on Monday, May 15th. Please see our www.ashburnham-ma.gov for a full job description.

Posted 4/25/2017

 

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