A huge thank you to sponsors: Albany Area Chamber of Commerce, CTSI, & Central Monitoring and all of the guests that came out and enjoyed our food, games and tours.


 


New leadership at SOWEGA Council on Aging builds on existing legacy


 


A dozen artists who produced 35 pieces had their artwork on display


 


The Coalition of Advocacy for Georgia Elderly gives update on aging budget, legislation


 


Listening session in Albany focuses on senior hunger

One in four seniors in south Georgia is unsure of where the next meal will come from.


 

 

 

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Listed below are current job opportunities that exist with SOWEGA Council on Aging.
 

 Long-Term Care Staff Ombudsman - Columbus, Ga  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The employee in this position works under the direct supervision of the Long-term Care Ombudsman (LTCO) Coordinator to promote the well-being and quality of care and life of residents of long-term care facilities (LTCF'S) by; receiving, documenting complaints/problems and requests for information; providing information and referral on long-term care (LTC) to residents and their families; and identifying LTC issues which may require statutory, regulatory or policy changes and referring them to the LTCO Coordinator.

*The individual will be working from home and must have an appropriate area in the home that is private and away from family for their office

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

Knowledge: Must have knowledge of the process of aging - bilogical, psychological and sociological; of characteristics of institutionalized elderly; of long-term care systems; of state/federal statutes and regulations pertaining to the long-term care; of Older Americans Act/Ga Ombudsman Act; of compaint identification/processing/documentation; and of community resources including aging network and legal services

Skills: Issue identification and analysis; development/implementation of complaint resolution strategies; complaint documentation; written and oral communication, including interviewing, negotiation and representation. 

Education: Graduation from high school and 2 years of professional experience, with at least one of those years in the field of aging. Comparable education and/or experience may be substituted at the discretion of the State LTCO, upon recommendation of the LTCO Coordinator. 

Certification Requirements: Successful completion, as determined by the State LTCO, of certification requirements approved by the Ga Department of Human Resources pursuant to the Ga Health Code, chapter 88-19A: Ombudsman Program in Long-Term Care Facilities. 

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

Attn: Izzie Sadler
SOWEGA Council on Aging
PO Box 88
Albany, GA 31702

Note: SOWEGA Council on Aging is a drug-free workplace and all potential candidates will be subject to drug testing. EOE/M/F/H/60+



 
 
 R.S. Boney Senior Center Assistant Manager  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Assist with planning and carrying out meaningful and well-rounded educational, social and recreational programs designed for the benefit of older adults. Assist with completion of reports including: transportation, meal service and wellness etc.

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school or GED, and/or work experience, paid or volunteer, in a human service organization, or some other appropriate combination of work experience and/or education.

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

ATTN: Jami Harper
SOWEGA Council on Aging
PO Box 88
Albany, GA 31702

Note: SOWEGA Council on Aging is a drug-free workplace and all potential candidates will be subject to drug testing. EOE/M/F/H/60+



 
 
 Application Form  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

SOWEGA Council on Aging
PO Box 88
Albany, GA 31702

Note: SOWEGA Council on Aging is a drug-free workplace and all potential candidates will be subject to drug testing. EOE/M/F/H/60+



 
 

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