Position Title: Volunteer Program Outreach Coordinator
10hr- Part-time position
Department: Foster Grandparent Program (FGP)
Reports To: Foster Grandparent Program Director
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the FGP Director the Volunteer Program Outreach Coordinator’s primary functions are to support the Foster Grandparent volunteers & to provide professional volunteer management that ensures volunteers are well trained, supervised and recognized. The Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Program Director with the daily operations of the program and adhering to the Federal requirements of the Program.
- Coordinate Foster Grandparent volunteers, their assignments and their sites (elementary schools, Head Starts, nonprofit childcare centers and other youth service programs)
- Act as liaison between site supervisor and program to provide technical assistance, support and ongoing communications
- Supervise volunteers to ensure successful, productive volunteer assignments in accordance with Memorandum of Understanding for each volunteer site assigned.
- Manage annual performance evaluations of each volunteer to provide guidance and feedback and plan of action to address issues or concerns
- Assist with fundraising and promotional activities to increase the visibility of the program in the community
- Maintain accurate records to comply with requirements of funders
- Demonstrate flexibility in role by accepting other duties as assigned
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s Degree and experience in non-profits, older adult services, human services, education, social work or related education field
- Work or volunteer experience in childcare programs or schools
- Experience to work effectively with older adults & be sensitive to their issues & concerns
- Ability to initiate phone calls and meetings with new people, including school principals, teachers and office staff
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written
- Valid driver’s license and daily access to a car
- Ability to travel throughout the assigned region (Dartmouth – Plymouth) to visit sites and promote the program
- Must be competent in MS Word, Excel, email & other basic computer skills/office skills
- Ability to work independently, good organizational, planning & record keeping skills with attention to detail
- Ability to work successfully in a team.
|Submit cover letter & resume to: Jacqueline Medeiros at firstname.lastname@example.org
Title: Congregate Housing Coordinator – 20 hours per week
Department: Home Care Program
Report to: Care Manager Supervisor
General Description: Serve as a liaison between Coastline Elderly Services and Housing Authority, lead Multi-Disciplinary Team, assess applicants for congregate housing, assess clients’ needs and coordinate service delivery.
This position is responsible to the Care Manager Supervisor. Regular meetings are established to review cases and problem solve.
* B.A. from an accredited college or university, preferable in social services, or commensurate work experience in human services, or training in the field of gerontology.
* Experience working with the elderly.
* Knowledge of community resources.
* Driver’s license and car.
* Good communication and organizational skills, and the ability to relate well with others.
* Writing concise, professional, problem-oriented narratives.
* Bi-lingual helpful, Portuguese speaking preferred.
* Ability to advocate for others.
1. Serve as leader of the Multi-Disciplinary Assessment Team (MAT) and facilitate the screening of applicants.
a. Provide training on congregate housing to staff members of designated agencies who participate on the MAT.
b. Develop and update tenant selection procedures as needed.
c. Develop and update tenant application forms as needed.
d. Develop and update a tenant termination process as needed.
e. Develop and update memorandum of understanding as needed.
2. Recruit applicants for congregate housing through community education and outreach on an on-going basis.
3. Develop and implement a supportive service plan for each tenant.
a. Identify the supportive service needs and resources of each tenant.
b. Link each tenant with appropriate community resources.
c. Reassess the supportive service needs of tenants and revise the supportive service plan as needed.
4. Coordinate the delivery of supportive services to tenants of congregate housing:
a. Strengthen liaison with existing service resources.
b. Identify gaps in service and work to fill them.
c. Monitor the implementation of service agreements and make recommendations for change.
5. Support each tenant in making day-to-day adjustments to congregate living:
a. Develop and implement pre-tenancy assistance plan (for example, disposition of belongings, selection of appropriate furniture, move-in assistance).
b. Offer support and counsel to tenants.
c. Facilitate open and on-going communication among tenants.
6. Integrate the congregate housing projects into the community.
a. Alert tenants to activities and events in the community.
b. Encourage the use of the community space (for example, meal site, senior center) in the congregate housing facility by others.
c. Provide information to the public about congregate housing.
d. Recruit, train, and supervise community violence.
e. Coordinate the use of student interns.
7. Encourage the maintenance of self-reliance and foster the development of mutual support among tenants.
8. Develop, implement, and maintain an updated plan to handle emergencies.
9. Participate in on-going evaluation of the congregate housing facility.
10. Complete statistical reporting as required by EOEA/EOCD.
Standard of Performance: This position complies with all standards and regulations of the agency and state reporting requirements in a timely manner as well as maintaining all standards and related regulations of EOEA.
Please submit resume to: Jacqueline Medeiros, Executive Assistant at
Position Title: Homecare Registered Nurse (Full-time)
Department: Nursing Unit
Reports To: Nursing Supervisor
Reporting to the Nursing Supervisor, the Homecare Nurse participates as an integral member of a home care team which, along with case managers and other related personnel, is responsible for assessing and/or authorizes services to be delivered by long term care agencies with the aim of promoting coordination and cooperation in the formation of cost effective and quality service plans.
- In conjunction with case manager team members, participates in client appropriateness for specific service options, promotes cost-effective service substitutions; establishes the frequency, scope and duration of services; jointly authorizes Medicaid and home care funding for service packages;
- Participates in assessment and interdisciplinary review of cases; consults with involved caregivers and document findings;
- In conjunction with case manager team members, assists clients in the referral process; coordinates service plans and participates in ongoing review of plans efficacy;
- Provides consultation to providers and other community agencies. Conducts training and workshops as needed;
- Maintains records and prepares reports as requested.
- Will review the assessment and care plan done by case managers of each person determined in need of personal care.
- May make a home visit for purpose of initial assessment whenever deemed necessary by the nurse or case manager.
- Will monitor the appropriateness, frequency, and quality of personal care through home visits every six months.
- Assess and authorize community MassHealth services
- May be required to perform other duties as required.
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:
- The Homecare Nurse must possess a valid Massachusetts license to practice as a registered nurse
- A Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing or Associates of Science degree in Nursing and at least one (1) year of clinical experience and/or nursing in a community or long term care setting.
- A Diploma RN and two (2) additional years of community-based nursing experience or long term care direct service experience.
- The Homecare Nurse must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills and possess a working knowledge of community resources and reimbursement systems for health and social services.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license.
- Must have familiarity with computers.
- Ability to relate to elderly individual.
- Characteristics of friendly, sensitivity, dependability, flexibility, objectivity, and positive linking to older people.
Please submit resume & cover letter to: Jacqueline Medeiros, Executive Assistant
Jacqueline K. Medeiros, Executive Assistant
Coastline Elderly Services, Inc.
1646 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740