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Memory Care Community Specialist, Cathedral Sq/VHCB
Join the dedicated team at Vermont’s first nonprofit, affordable residential memory-care community, Memory Care at Allen Brook, where 14 low-income residents receive high-quality care based on the Best Friends™ approach to Alzheimer’s care. You’ll learn best practices in supporting people with dementia as you partner with the Program Coordinator to enhance residents’ lives by providing programs and activities tailored to individual needs and desires. This community is part of Cathedral Square, a nationally acclaimed nonprofit with an exceptional reputation for providing quality, affordable housing and services to older adults and people with disabilities. You’ll gain valuable skills and experience that will enhance your resume and your life. Apply today! This position will support Cathedral Square's mission to improve the lives of older adults and people with diverse needs by creating and maintaining quality, affordable housing with programs and services tailored to their unique needs. This position involves both field and office service. Some weekend and evening service is required, particularly during summer months. Position begins Sept 8, 2021 and ends Aug 12, 2022. This position is Full Time: Requires 1,720 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 48 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $20,400 (pre-tax) and an education award of $6,345 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities. Please visit for full description.
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Member Duties : • Create & administer the Community Enrichment Program: • Meet w/ each resident to develop a relationship, assess interests & best method of connecting • Design activities programming in consultation w/ the Program Coord • Plan events & outings for residents in consultation w/ the Program Coord • Implement community enrichment program w/ volunteers. • Participate in meetings & communicate w/ the care team • Collaborate w/ Program Coord to publish a monthly programing calendar for residents • Inform staff of any physical concerns among residents that they observe • Document resident’s participation in group & individual social/ recreational programs • Follow all COVID-19 safety protocols & helps to maintain a safe environment for residents. • Participate in mandatory online & in-person training regarding federal privacy laws (HIPAA), Best Friends practices for dementia care, workplace safety & health, etc. • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps, Events, & Program Initiatives.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Elder Care ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Leadership ,  General Skills . 
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AmeriCorps State / National

Memory Care Community Specialist, Cathedral Sq/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
10/04/2021  -   04/10/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/09/2021  To  10/01/2021 

Contact Maria Rainvile
3 Cathedral Square
Burlington   VT   05401

Listing ID 104804