Due to the weather forecast, all of our facilities will be closed on Monday, September 11, 2017.


 


A recent change in policy called the Standard Medical Deduction could mean more food stamps for seniors & people who get Social Security disability or Supplemental Security Income disability benefits.


 


12th annual Comedy Night fundraiser /10 @ 6:30pm



 


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


 

 


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CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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

 Assistant Site Manager - Shipp Senior Center - Sylvester, Ga  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: 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. Hours of work will vary per need and benefit of the Senior Center Program.

JOB DUTIES:
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 and home delivered meal 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. 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.

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

ATTN: Cherlyn Jackson
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+



 
 
 Kitchen Worker @ Decatur Senior Center  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The employee in this position will work under direct supervision of the Director of Senior Center.


JOB DUTIES:

1. Clean the commercial kitchen (floors, coolers, cambrio (daily), equipment, pots and pans, and mats (daily).

2. Put up stock foods and supplies using the first-in/first-out method. Keeps stock rooms neat, clean and in order.

3. Complete inventory of all products on a weekly basis and documents supplies.

4. Take care of food when delivered to site and see that prescribed temperature is maintained until served. Portion out individual servings of food according to directions on menu and serve to participants, take out the trash, etc.

5. Help maintain cleanliness of entire center – sweeping and mopping, etc.

6. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by supervisor or other appropriate management.

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

Ability: The employee in this position must be able to follow oral and written instructions. Some heavy lifting required.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED preferred. Some experience in food service area.

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

ATTN: Cherlyn Jackson
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+



 
 
 Kitchen Worker @ Grady Senior Center  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The employee in this position will work under direct supervision of the Food Service Director and/or other assigned staff. Is responsible for the preparation, cooking, storage and care of all food items. Is directly responsible for quality and quantity control. The following is a list of responsibilities the cook will be accountable for, and by no means is a complete listing. Employee will also be on a 6 month work test.

JOB DUTIES:

1. Maintain kitchen and equipment to insure safe, orderly and sanitary conditions in accordance with local and state public health laws and codes.

2. Abide by all local, state and federal laws in the preparation, storage, and handling of food.

3. Must have food prepared in a timely fashion.

4. Ensure that all appropriate recipes are followed.

5. Monitor food temperatures to ensure hot items remain above 140
degrees and cold items below 45 degrees.

6. Must label any leftover food items. Leftover bulk food items not storable must be thrown away. Requisition food, condiments and supplies on a timely basis.

7. Requisition food, condiments and supplies on a timely basis.

8. Maintain record of daily usage, amounts and brands of all foods and items used in preparing meals. Submit to the Food Service Director for use in computing a daily meal cost.

9. Must make sure that the cleaning of the kitchen (floors,
pots, pans, stove, etc.) is completed daily.

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

Knowledge: Must have good written and verbal skills.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED preferred. Some experience in cooking for at least 50 people.

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

ATTN: Cherlyn Jackson
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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