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CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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

 Senior Center Assistant Site Manager - Arlington  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: POSITION SUMMARY:
The employee in this position will work under direct supervision of the Site Manager. Duties will vary depending on the size of the center and the number of volunteers, community workers and others recruited to assist in the Senior Center Operation. This is a full-time position and hours of work for this location will be 6 hours per day Monday through Friday.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Assist with planning and carrying out meaningful and well-rounded educational, social, and recreational programs designed for the benefit of older adults.
2. Assist with necessary paperwork needed for agency reports; including, transportation, meal service logs, wellness logs, weekly reports, etc.
3. Data input of confidential clientele information for clients; this includes daily trip orders and cancellations on the TRIPS$ computer program.
4. Maintain congregate client folders and files.
5. Answer incoming telephone lines courteously and speedily; and operate office equipment, including fax, copier, computer, and printer.
6. See that the facility is clean, inside and outside and orderly at all times. Restrooms must be sanitized daily.
7. Take care of food when delivered to site and see that prescribed temperature is maintained until served when kitchen assistant is out. Portion out individual servings of food according to directions on menu and serve to participants.
8. Wash serving pans and utensils to be picked up by food vendor and clean serving and eating area when kitchen assistant is out.
9. Other duties as assigned.

 
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. Preference will be given to those with college education.

Knowledge of and ability to work effectively with Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Office 365, as well as other agency-related databases.

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

SOWEGA Council on Aging
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 88
Albany, GA 31702
Or email to: HR@sowegacoa.org

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+



 
 
 Senior Center Manager - Moultrie  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: POSITION SUMMARY:
Works under the general direction of the Program Manager of Aging Services. This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and employee will also perform other related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Accept individuals into the program.
A. Complete necessary enrollments and assessments.
B. Assess individuals’ eligibility.
C. Familiarize individual with nutrition program and determine need for transportation.
D. Inform individual of voluntary and confidential method for making contribution for services.
E. See that service logs are in the AAA office by the 5th day of each month unless otherwise arranged.
2. Assume responsibility for collection, accounting for, and depositing money contributed by participants.
3. Responsible for maintaining an annual inventory for project supplies and equipment reporting to the AAA office as required.
4. Follow-up on the meal participants who do not attend the meal site on scheduled days.
5. Maintain essential project records and files and provide information and reports at appropriate times.
6. Outreach – Go out into the community, personally interviewing eligible individuals, to assure that the maximum of hard-to-reach, isolated and withdrawn persons are offered an opportunity to participate in the program. A minimum of one outreach contact monthly should be conducted.
7. Coordinate daily recreational activities into a well-rounded, organized program. Activities should be included a minimum of one hour daily. At least two specially planned programs weekly, preferably with outside talents or by public agency representatives. A viable exercise program should be conducted at least twice per week.
8. Transportation – Arrange transportation to and from meal site per agency policy.
9. Interviewing – Participants shall be interviewed on day of enrollment or no later than one week (five days) after entrance into program.
10. See that site facility is clean, neat and with adequate lighting and ventilation, meeting local health, fire, safety, and sanitation regulations. Assure that all staff working in preparation and/or service food shall apply hygienic techniques and practices in food handling.
11. Make special provisions as necessary for the service of meals to handicapped individuals and those with limited mobility.
12. Arrange health and welfare counseling through Public Health and Welfare agencies.
13. Information & Referral Service – Provide current information of, and referral to, all appropriate services to meet needs of older persons. Follow-up on the referral made and maintain adequate record-keeping concerning requests for assistance, services rendered, and referrals made.
14. Monthly Nutrition Education – Provide a formal program of regularly scheduled meetings to make available facts about kinds and amounts of foods that are required to meet an individual’s daily nutritional needs.
15. Shopping Assistance - Make help available to project participants in getting to and from food markets and in the selection of proper food items so as to improve their nutritional intake. Also, make available quarterly food stamp information.
16. Make every effort to utilize existing local social service resources provided by agencies such as health and mental health, public assistance, Medicaid, social services, rehabilitation, education, economic opportunity, legal services, food and agriculture agencies and Title III community projects, and to provide supporting social services as prescribed in the preceding paragraphs.
17. Must be able to supervise the activities of other staff and volunteers involved in overall center activities. This includes the ability to delegate job responsibilities in an appropriate manner.
18. Create an atmosphere conducive to a pleasant work environment, where participants are made to feel welcome and wanted.
19. Responsible for knowing SOWEGA Council on Aging policies and procedures, including required communication of all deviations from normal operations to supervision, management, and/or Human Resources.

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

Education and Experience: Two years study at an accredited college in an appropriate area of study; or a total of two year's work experience in a human service organization; or some other appropriate combination of work experience and higher education.

Skills: Knowledge of and ability to work effectively with Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Office 365, as well as other agency-related databases.

Physical Requirements: Due to the nature of staffing structure (limited staff) the Site Manager supervises and directs activities of the Assistant Manager, and other employees, (if any). Also, the Site Manager is often required to mop, sweep and clean the centers when no other help is available, as well as lift packages, garbage and trash cans which can weigh up to 40-50 pounds.

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

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

Or email to: HR@sowegacoa.org

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+



 
 
 Job Application  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

Please download and thoroughly complete the employment application.  Employment Application

Applications can be mailed to:

SOWEGA Council on Aging
PO Box 88
Albany, GA 31702

or you may drop off your application / resume at:

SOWEGA Council on Aging
335 W Society Ave.
Albany, GA 31701

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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