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Program Coordinator Assistant – Towns County Senior Center

 DEPARTMENT:  Community Programs

 ACCOUNTABILITY:  Reports to Senior Center Director

STATUS: Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

Full time position: under general supervision, performs work involving coordination of services for participants, as well as volunteer coordination and assist Director in fundraising, grant writing and marketing of Senior Center.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Makes initial assessments of participants to determine services
  • Explains program, services and requirements to participants
  • Makes yearly reassessment of participants
  • Maintains files
  • Record daily attendance and maintain monthly logs
  • Recruit, train, and direct volunteers
  • Prepare and maintain Route Schedules
  • Prepare fundraising/marketing materials
  • Research and assist with grant applications
  • Performs other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

 Education:  Bachelor’s Degree or two years of related experience or any combination of education, training, and experience which  provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential function of the job.

 Experience

  • Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management
  • Standard business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals
  • All relevant programs and criteria for eligibility
  • Federal, State and local laws and ordinances related to older adults
  • Available community services and resources related to older adults
  • Administrative policies and procedures related to assignment
  • Geographical areas and street locations within the County

 Licensure:

  • Valid State Driver’s License
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Serv Safe Food Safety
  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint background check

Skills:

  • Communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Conflict resolution
  • Computer skills and proficiency with Office products such as Word and EXCEL
  • Using tact, direction, initiative, and independent judgment within established guidelines
  • Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up assignments with a minimum of directions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with participants, service providers, family members, and others
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operations and manuals etc.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to emergency situations
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Evaluations as required

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS OR WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Be able to drive a car and to deliver meals

Submit Resume by email to: vsberrong@legacylink.org

 

SCSEP (Senior Community Services Employment Program) Participant Specialist – Macon Area

Manages all phases of the Senior Community Services Employment Program for the assigned region.

Essential Functions:

  1. Responsible for recruitment, enrollment, and management of local participants.
  2. Accurate and timely completion of routine mandated paperwork.
  3. Recruits, trains, and provides on-going mentorship to Participant Assistants in assigned offices.
  4. Develops community partnerships and coordinates Host Agency acquisitions, orientations, and assessments.
  5. Ensures that policies and controls for SCSEP program are in compliance with regulations.
  6. Creates partnerships with supportive services, businesses, and other organizations that support the SCSEP.
  7. Ensures that the SCSEP database, Sales Force, and all required forms are being utilized and maintained correctly.
  8. Monitors and supports Host Agencies and participants.
  9. Assists with community outreach and education efforts regarding the SCSEP.
  10. Travel frequently to local sites with the possibility of overnights stays.

Additional Areas of Responsibility:

  1. Markets and obtains referrals for services.
  2. Completes intake/orientation process.

Other Information/Requirements:

  1. Ensures HIPAA compliance.
  2. Communicates information effectively with other departments.

Education

High School Diploma plus four years of experience required. Four year degree in social service area preferred.

Licensure:

Valid Georgia Driver’s License, with a good driving record (no revocation or 6 or more points in a 5-year period).

Required Skills:

  1. Knowledge of employment services and supportive services in the region.
  2. Ability to communicate the goals and objectives of SCSEP to older adults, training site staff, and potential employers.  Ability to communicate with people having a variety of educational levels.
  3. Interpersonal communication skills.
  4. Well-organized and detail-oriented
  5. Proficient computer skills with emphasis on accuracy of data captured.
  6. Problem-solving skills.
  7. Ability to follow instructions and to work independently and as part of a team.

Local and regional travel required.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

(Full Job Description available upon request, which details Physical Demands and Work Environment.)

Submit Resume to:

Melissa Armstrong, SCSEP Program Director

The Legacy Link, Inc.

P.O. Box 1480

Oakwood, GA  30566

mlarmstrong@legacylink.org

Fax:  770-538-2643


Staff LTCO (Long-Term Care Ombudsman) Representative – 

Northeast Georgia Area (work from Oakwood office)

 

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program seeks to improve the quality of life for residents of long-term care facilities.  Staff LTCO Representatives accomplish this through routine visits to facilities, complaint investigation, facility training, and community education. The Legacy Link Ombudsman Program is in need of an experienced representative with good working knowledge of aging services and long-term care.

Education:  Undergraduate degree from a four-year college or university.  Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, gerontology, sociology, psychology, or related field.

Experience:  Equivalent of two (2) years full-time work experience, with at least one year in aging, long-term care, or related field.

Licensure: Valid GA Driver’s License with no revocations and not more than 5 points on your driving record in the last five years.

Skills:

  • Effective communication skills with residents, families, and facility staff
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Public speaking
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Must be well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to master data entry programs, internet, email, and other required computer skills
  • Work closely with other agencies

This position requires lots of local travel, as well as attendance at state-mandated annual conferences.

Submit resume to:

Jennifer Childers, LTCO Director

The Legacy Link, Inc.

P.O. Box 1480

Oakwood, GA  30566

E-mail:  jmchilders@legacylink.org

Fax:  770-538-2696

 

HEALTH PROGRAMS LPN or RN (FT) – (Clarke, Jackson, Madison, Barrow) and assisting in the Gwinnett and South Hall area as needed.  )

Legacy Link has an immediate opening for a licensed RN or LPN to work with the CCSP and
SOURCE Programs. The RN or LPN will complete in-home assessments to determine
eligibility for Medicaid/Medicaid-waiver services. Functions as a member of an
interdisciplinary team, including a physician, and serves clients in counties in Northeast Georgia.

EDUCATION:

Graduate of an accredited Nursing School or Program.

EXPERIENCE:

Two years experience as a registered professional nurse in one of the following areas:
• Geriatric Nursing
• Community Health
• Long-term Care
• Chronic Diseases of Adults

LICENSURES:

  • Current valid Georgia RN or LPN License
    • Valid Georgia Driver’s License, as travel is required.

SKILLS:

Include oral and written communication skills, computer skills, public relations.
Must be well-organized and detail-oriented. Ability to multi-task. Problem
solving skills to resolve conflicts between client and providers. Team oriented.

SUBMIT RESUME TO:

Dianne Dodgins
The Legacy Link, Inc.
PO Box 1480
Oakwood, GA  30566
E-Mail: dddodgins@legacylink.org

Fax:  770-538-2660

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HEALTH PROGRAMS LPN (FT) – (Office in Oakwood)

Legacy Link has an immediate opening for a licensed RN or LPN to work with the CCSP and
SOURCE Programs. The RN or LPN will complete in-home assessments to determine
eligibility for Medicaid/Medicaid-waiver services. Functions as a member of an
interdisciplinary team, including a physician, and serves clients in counties in Northeast Georgia.  Work location includes field, office, and home.

EDUCATION:

Graduate of an accredited Nursing School or Program.

EXPERIENCE:

Two years experience as a registered professional nurse in one of the following areas:
• Geriatric Nursing
• Community Health
• Long-term Care
• Chronic Diseases of Adults

LICENSURES:

  • Current valid Georgia RN or LPN License
    • Valid Georgia Driver’s License, as travel is required.

SKILLS:

Include oral and written communication skills, computer skills, public relations.
Must be well-organized and detail-oriented. Ability to multi-task. Problem
solving skills to resolve conflicts between client and providers. Team oriented.

SUBMIT RESUME TO:

Dianne Dodgins
The Legacy Link, Inc.
PO Box 1480
Oakwood, GA  30566
E-Mail: dddodgins@legacylink.org

Fax:  770-538-2660

 

(Legacy Link is an Equal Opportunity Employer)

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