This is a full time position; 37.5 hours per week
This position offers vacation, sick and personal leave as well as benefits
11 holidays paid holidays a year
This position supports Albemarle and Greene County.
Aging Services Coordinator is a person-centered, interactive, planning process whereby individuals are supported in their deliberations to make informed choices regarding their short and long-term needs/goals in the context of their own preferences, strengths, and values.
1. Service Delivery: Support individuals in the development of a plan of care designed to meet their short and/or long term goals for care based on their preferences, personal strengths, and values. Engage caregivers and other supports in the development and execution of a person-centered plan to promote optimal functioning of individual in their environment of choice. Locate potential resources to meet the identified needs; develop a thorough working knowledge of community and statewide resources to include public benefit programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP, and Energy Assistance.
2. Data Management and Reporting: ensure timely and accurate entry of activities into required client data management systems; monthly reporting of advocacy activities and professional development; monthly reporting of survey data for performance measurement.
3. Community Education/Advocacy: Educate individuals and the general public about JABA services and other community resources and services in order to improve access and understanding of program eligibility requirements. Serve as liaison between JABA and local interagency councils, service providers and other community entities. To perform duties in an ethical and professional manner as representatives of not only themselves but also JABA.
4. Professional Development: attend mandatory meetings and trainings as determined by supervisor; complete at a minimum of 10 hours annually of professional development to improve skills and knowledge.
Employee works primarily in an office environment, with local travel during the day.
High School Diploma or GED or 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience is required
Bachelor’s degree is preferred but years of experience will be considered.