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Location:
Rochester, Minnesota
Country:
United States

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Job Category:
Social Services, Non-Profit
Position type:
Part Time
City:
Rochester
State:
Minnesota
Zip Code:
55901
Job Id #:
11327603
Date Posted:
December 28, 2018

Senior Services Outreach Woker

Position exists to connect with and arrange services to support older adults to remain living independently in their homes. Will enroll older adults in Neighbors Helping Neighbors program and develop volunteer base and resources. Community engagement, volunteer matching, responding to service requests, and fund development are essential functions of the position.

Primary goals are to aid in securing appropriate resources which facilitate independent living; coordinating activities and community networks that help older adults.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Promote development and utilization of Neighbors Helping Neighbors through public relations, use of social media, one-on-one conversations, and presentations.
  2. Identify and implement outreach strategies to generate an ongoing referral stream of older adults who would benefit from the community services being offered.
  3. Participate in outreach strategies to generate adequate volunteers to provide assistance to older adults in activities such as outside chores, housekeeping, home maintenance, and transportation.
  4. Make referrals to appropriate staff for completion of assessments and adult case management.
  5. Complete required documentation in Carelogic as appropriate and within established timeframes.
  6. Partner in development and delivery of volunteer training and fundraising.

In this role, you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree with two years of experience in community outreach.

Supervisory responsibility:  Program volunteers and interns within assigned program responsibility.

Training and Experience:
Previous experience working with older adults, community engagement, program development and grassroots outreach/organizing. Spanish or Somali language is desired.

Benefits:

  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision 
  • Employer paid Short Term Disability 

Special Requirements:
Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle for use as needed to complete assigned work responsibilities.  Must be able to work an established schedule designed to best meet program needs, which may include some evenings and weekends as necessary. 

To be considered a formal applicant, a completed application is necessary and a cover letter and resume is suggested. You may apply on-line or in person.

 EOE

 

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