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CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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

 Driver - Albany (Part-time)  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: POSITION SUMMARY:
The employee in this position works under the direction of the Food Service Manager with assistance from the Senior Center Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Delivers bulk food and supplies to the Senior Center as assigned.
2. Cleans the commercial kitchen, cleans coolers daily, cleans cambro when spills occur and thoroughly every Friday.
3. Washes van exterior every two weeks.
4. Reports any mechanical/maintenance problems to the Food Service Manager.
5. Keeps food delivery vehicle clean and clear of clutter on a daily basis.
6. Assists cooks as needed, when picking up bulk food.
7. Unloads bulk food pans at the Senior Center and places the pans in the steam table.
8. 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:

EXPECTATIONS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to establish support and communicate effectively with the staff and clients that are served by the nutrition program.
High school diploma or equivalent. Any combination of training and experience which would have enabled an applicant to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position in food service. Note: This position requires consistent lifting up to 50 lbs. 

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

Please mail applications or resumes to:

SOWEGA Council on Aging
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 - Albany  

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.
*Complete necessary enrollment records (six-step process.)
* Assess individuals’ eligibility.
* Familiarize individual with nutrition program and determine need for transportation.
* Inform individual of voluntary and confidential method for making contribution for services.
* See that service logs are in the AAA office by the 3rd day of each month unless otherwise arranged.
2. Assume responsibility for collection, accounting for and depositing money contributed from 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 weekly should be conducted.
7. Coordinate daily activities into a well-rounded, organized program. Activities should be included a minimum of one hour before lunch and one hour after lunch. At least two specially planned programs weekly, preferably with outside talents or by public agency representatives.
8. Transportation – Arrange through volunteers or other means, including Title III, transportation to and from meal site.
9. Interviewing – Participants shall be interviewed on day of enrollment, if possible, but 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. Provide recreational activities incidental to the project that will foster health and social wellbeing of project participants. A viable exercise program should be conducted at least twice per week.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. Create an atmosphere conducive to a pleasant work environment, where participants are made to feel welcome and wanted.

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

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: Human Resources
PO Box 88
Albany, GA 31702
Or email application or resume 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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