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Kingston--Director of Elder Affairs

FULL TIME(35hrs/wk)
Statement of Duties: The Director of Elder Affairs is a senior staff position responsible for administrative and supervisory work in the development and implementation of programs and services at the Town of Kingston's Senior Center in an effort to meet the continuing development of the area's senior population in order to remain living independently in their homes; the employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

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Posted 7/20/2017

 

Southampton--Senior Center Director

The Town of Southampton is seeking a unique individual for the position of Senior Center Director. This part time position which averages 22.5 hours a week will lead a small team to provide services and activities to the Southampton senior population. Working with the COA Board this person will oversee the daily operation of the Council on Aging, file annual reports and other required materials, maintain accurate records of the COA’s activities, write annual grants, prepare/submit COA payroll and respond to the public at large in an effort to provide services to Southampton seniors.

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Posted 7/14/2017

 

 

Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services --Executive Director

Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) is seeking a seasoned professional who is passionate about elder services and capable of guiding our agency’s continued development as our next Executive Director (ED).

Working on behalf of a dedicated Board of Directors and with a highly effective management team and staff, the successful candidate will continue to promote our culture of service and excellence within the agency, and will enhance and grow our positive working relationships with other agencies, our partners, and the consumers we serve.

The ideal candidate will be a proven leader, with the right combination of business savvy, motivational skill, change leadership and commitment to our mission. Knowledge of the Greater Boston Area and elder services in Massachusetts is also a plus.  

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Posted 7/14/2017

 

Bristol Elder Services--Chief Programs Officer

Bristol Elder Services, Inc., a private, non-profit agency that provides community-based support services, is seeking an experienced CPO to join its Fall River team.  The CPO reports to the CEO, is a member of the executive team, and is responsible for overseeing four program departments (nutrition, intake/information & assistance, planning, and long-term care facility ombudsman program).  The CPO is also the principal grant writer and develops and executes communication strategies.

Requires bachelor’s degree plus five years’ of strong human services management experience overseeing all aspect of programs, including performance, quality, and budget.  Proven leadership, successful grant writing history, intermediate computer skills, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment required.  Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Community-based experience strongly preferred.

E-mail cover letter and resume to HR@bristolelder.org by July 28, 2017.

AA/EOE

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Posted 7/14/2017

 

Bridges Together--Grant Writer, Part-time

Headquartered in Sudbury, Massachusetts, Bridges Together, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to empowering leaders to connect generations thereby transforming lives today and tomorrow. Our vision is that every child and older adult will experience the richness of intergenerational relationships and interdependence.

The organization grew out of the work of Founder and Executive Director Andrea J. Fonte Weaver, who began this work in 1991 while studying sociology and gerontology before completing a master’s degree in intergenerational studies. More than 16,000 older adults and children have been impacted by the relationships they have formed through the Bridges program curricula suite. In addition, Bridges
Together has trained thousands of teachers (preschool thorough high school, as well as college professors), librarians, senior center staff members and other leaders on the need for intergenerational programs and how to create effective ones.

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Posted7/10/2017

 

Agawam--COA Director

The Town of Agawam is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Senior Center Director.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY

Administer the Town’s elderly services program to provide general assistance to senior citizens; directs the operation of the Agawam Senior Center; Serves as a liaison to the appointed Council on Aging board; reports to the Mayor; Any and all related work as required.

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in social services, sociology, gerontology, psychology ombudsmen experience, or a closely related field required. Administrative and supervisory experience working with the senior population a must. Strong knowledge of principals of social work and municipal social service programs, with a special focus on programs and services for the elderly. Strong knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations, programs and funding sources pertinent to the elderly population. The salary range for this position is $62,621.16 - $77,018.66. Please inquire by contacting the Personnel Office located at 36 Main Street Agawam, MA 01001 (413) 726-9732 or 9733.

Posted 6/30/2017

 

Minuteman--Geriatric Support Services Coordinator

An integral part of the agency, the GSSC assists Minuteman Senior Services to accomplish its mission to provide services to enable our elderly consumers to live in the setting of their choice.  As a member of an interdisciplinary team and with both solid understanding of regulations guiding the role and discretion and independent judgment, the GSSC is responsible for an assigned caseload of elderly consumers enrolled in a Senior Care Options program (SCO).  The GSSC coordinates the delivery of care to consumers by conducting home visits, determining home care programs eligibility, assessing consumer needs, developing service plans, revising the service plans  as needed, and updating consumer records in a timely manner to ensure a clear picture of the status of the consumers served.  The GSSC maintains information related to each case in the SIM database in accordance with the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) and program documentation standards and in close collaboration with the Senior Care Options (SCO) entity.  The GSSC also assists in the implementation of the Comprehensive Screening and Service Model (CSSM) in conjunction with SCO coordinators, RN’s and Nursing Homes.

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Posted 6/30/2017

 

 

Lincoln--Assistant COA Director

The Town of Lincoln seeks qualified applicants for the 21 hour a week position of Assistant COA Director. This position will, under the direction of the Council on Aging Director, be responsible for developing, overseeing and implementing the Council on Aging’s social work component and assisting with the day-to-day functions of the Council on Aging operations. Candidate must provide case management, call reassurance and follow-up, and problem resolution services to seniors and their families. This position will also provide family counseling, perform home visits, facilitate support and discussion groups and maintain on-call status. A Master’s degree in social work or an equivalent mental health field required with a minimum of three years of progressive experience working with the elderly or in a related human service field. Current hourly pay range is $24.06 - $30.49. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Mary Day, Town Offices, 16 Lincoln Road, Lincoln MA 01773 or jobs@lincolntown.org by July 19, 2017. AA/EOE

posted 6/30/2017

 

Dedham--Liveable Dedham Project Coordinator

This position is designed to support the community change efforts envisioned by “Livable Dedham” -- a grassroots initiative to transform Dedham into a more agefriendly community. The ideal candidate for this key position will be a self-starter, comfortable with managing his/her own work schedule while collaborating closely with an action team. He/she must be experienced working in complex environments navigating multiple interests. The candidate will be an excellent project manager with strong attention to details, event logistics and deadlines. He/she must be a strong writer and possess sound skills in internet research. It would be a plus to have familiarity with the town of Dedham.

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Posted 6/27/2017

 

Littleton--Outreach Coordinator

The Department of Elder and Human Services seeks a highly qualified individual for the full time position of Outreach Coordinator.  Position is a Social Service Advocate responsible for disseminating information, making referrals, performing home visits and assessments and coordinating local services.  PRimary duties are as liaison to local and community elder service providers for elders and their families, assisting other town residents at risk, and organizing and leading EHS support groups such as Living Alone and Well, Social Anxiety, and Caregiver support.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Director of EHS.

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Posted 6/27/2017

 

AARP--Sr. Operations Associate Massachusetts

In this key role, you will serve as a business office administrator with responsibility for: monitoring the day-to-day operations of the state office; managing financial activities for the office including financial forecasting & analysis, tracking expenditures, compiling monthly, quarterly and year-end reports and advising the State office on budget and operational issues as well as providing support to staff and volunteers.  You will also be responsible for: maintaining effective office systems; serving as a liaison to various business groups at the national office and other state offices; maintaining business relations with vendors; and engaged in meeting and event planning.  You will be providing customer service to volunteers, AARP members and members of the public who contact the state office, as well as sometimes staffing public events.

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Posted 6/26/2017

 

 

Framingham--Assistant Social Services Supervisor

The Assistant Social Services Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Social Services Supervisor in advocating for, coordinating, and implementing social services in accordance with NASW standards for residents over the age of sixty in Framingham.  Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

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Posted 6/26/2017

 

Central MA AAA--Director of Community Outreach & Education

Key position in Agency's efforts to bring knowledge to older persons in region.  Responsible for all aspects of community outreach and education for the Agency, including website, social media, printed media, and participation in community education events.

Oversees staff of 1 FTE.  Needs strong interpersonal abilities, creativity, flexibility. Excellent written and oral skills a must.  Experience working with elders in human services desired.  Need solid transportation as travel required. Bachelor's degree required preference to social science or human services.  Salary high 30’s.

Send resume and cover letter to Executive Director, Central Mass Agency on Aging, 360 West Boylston Street, West Boylston MA 01583 or email to info@seniorconnection.org. No phone calls.  AA/EOE.

Posted 6/20/2017

 

 

Foxborough--Community Services Case Worker

The Town of Foxborough is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Community Case Worker in the Council on Aging and Human Services department.  This position is responsible for coordinating Council on Aging & Human Services transportation services, providing outreach and assess needs, encouraging participation in group activities and making referrals as necessary to residents in need.  This is a full-time, benefited, 35 hour per week position.

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Posted 6/17/2017

 

Bourne--Program Assistant

The Town of Bourne seeks a smart, energetic and engaged individual to fill the position of Program Assistant in the Dept. of COA.  The program assistant works a part of a team of elder services professionals;

He/she is responsible for the development, planning, scheduling, promotion and “day of” management of all programs, classes and special events held at the Senior Center.

Please send a letter of introduction, resume and Town employment application to Fmonteiro@townofbourne.com or mail it to Bourne Council on Aging, 239 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA  02532.

Applications will be accepted until 4:30pm on Friday, June 30, 2017 or until a suitable candidate has been selected. 

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Posted 6/17/2017

 

Lynn--Program Coordinator

The Senior Center Program Coordinator under the supervision of the Director assesses the social, economic, recreational and sometimes medical needs and concerns regarding the senior population while staying connected with care systems, community agencies, and organizations that service elders. The Program Coordinator is responsible for the day to day administration of various activities and events inclusive of marketing, promoting participation, evaluating effectiveness and maintaining statistical data. Qualifications: Associates Degree in Human Services, Gerontology, Recreation Administration, Psychology, or related social service degree and three (3) to five (5) years of professional experience in the planning, and/or administration of programs and services for the elderly. Empathetic and welcoming demeanor with the ability to develop a strong rapport with consumers while maintaining appropriate boundaries. Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft office, including Word, Publisher, Excel, Outlook and social media. Ability to learn and master industry specific software and programs. Ability to communicate with diverse populations from many different cultures and varied backgrounds. Able to participate in numerous activities throughout the day while sometimes standing or sitting for extended amounts of time. Demonstrated ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations including medical emergencies and fire alarms. Ability to positively handle high stress situations without compromising safety or service. Valid driver's license to participate in activities and community outreach. Required TB test and immunizations to be up-to-date as well as be able to obtain and maintain CPR Certification, including defibrillator procedures.

Hours: Full Time – 40 hours per week

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Posted 6/17/2017

 

 

Acushnet--Custodian/Maintenance

Summary:  Maintenance personal are responsible for performing custodial duties (both inside and out of building), maintenance, and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure that the municipal building is maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner. Hours may vary due to inclement weather conditions or events.

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Posted 6/12/2017

 

 

 

Acushnet--Van Driver/COA Assistant

Summary: Primarily operates an 11-passenger van and on occasion other Town vehicles, picking up elderly and handicapped residents of the Town, transporting to local area destinations and returning them home supporting the operations of the Council on Aging services. Request may be made by the Director, with advanced notice, to change working hours to accommodate transportation needs.

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Posted 6/12/2017

 

DPH--Director, Office for Health Equity

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking an experienced, highly motivated, and strategic public health professional to oversee the planning, development, and implementation of health equity initiatives and best practices, with the goal of imbedding strategies and considerations into everyday operations. Reporting directly to the Assistant Commissioner/Director of the Office of Population Health, the Director will lead staff in the Office of Health Equity and across the Department in understanding, promoting, and integrating health equity policies and strategies into all facets of program development and operation to address structural inequities in the social determinants of health leading to health disparities experienced by individuals and communities across the state.
 
Our ideal applicant has practical knowledge and experience in the frameworks of health care and public health service delivery while drawing from professional experience, academic frameworks of racial and ethnic disparities in health, and familiarity with the socio-cultural issues facing the Commonwealth. The expectation is that fair and ethical access to prevention and care resources will lead to health equity, and that enhancements in access will also contribute directly to disease prevention and health outcomes, and support healthcare cost containment. In this regard, health equity is both a socially and fiscally sound investment. This role is critical and particularly complex given the social dynamics of race, class, disability and gender in Massachusetts and across the United States.
 

Posted 6/8/2017

 

 

Bellingham--Office Support Council on Aging

Clerical 19 hours per week: Monday 8:30 - 4 p.m. (1/2 lunch not paid) Tuesday 8:30- 4 p.m. (1/2 lunch not paid) & Thursday 8:30-2 (1/2 lunch not paid).

Starting Salary $17.00 per hour

Examples of Duties but not limited to:

  • Back up for Supportive Day Program, backup outreach (Supplemental Nutritional Program applications, fuel assistance applications, Durable Medical equipment, etc.).
  • Program development and coordination at the request of the Director, maintain Word template for the monthly newsletter.
  • Insert volunteer hours & statistics into MSC.
  • Maintain inventory and order supplies.
  • Submit programming to local newspapers for promotion.
  • Maintain bulk mailing list.
  • Answers telephone calls, take phone messages, and directs calls to staff members as necessary.
  • Back up transportation coordinators, ServTracker as needed.
  • Other duties as required.

Office Skills Required:

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, detail oriented. Knowledge of program coordination. Effective communication skills and Knowledge of Senior Center operations and a Supportive Day Program a plus. Effective listening skills and the ability to handle crisis situations calmly and effectively are essential. A valid driver’s license, with a good driving record. A successful CORI check required. Subject to Random Drug & Alcohol Testing according to adopted policy and procedures.

Successful candidate must pass pre-employment physical as well as the Drug and Alcohol Testing.

This position does not offer benefits.

Send Resumes to : Carolyn Roycroft, Director
                                  Bellingham Council on Aging
                                  40 Blackstone St
                                  Bellingham, MA  02019
Or croycroft@bellinghamma.org

 Bellingham is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 6/8/2017