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Aging in Place and Service Coordinator - CVCOA/VHCB
 
 
 
Central Vermont Council on Aging (CVCOA) has an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about community engagement, direct service to others, and improving the lives of older Central Vermonters. This Volunteer Outreach and Direct Service Coordinator will reimagine and build partnerships with community members and organizations to create a local network of direct support services for older Vermonters. This individual will also recruit and engage volunteers and provide some short-term services to help older adults at home. This is a great opportunity if you are looking to transition to a new career or desire an enriching gap year experience. CVCOA Mission and Vision: To support Central Vermonters to age with dignity and choice in a world where aging is honored. Service is performed in a shared office setting, with times out of the office for meeting with community partners, volunteer recruitment and matching or performing direct services at home sites. This position is: Quarter Time position: Requires 460 hours of service for an average of 40 hours per week for 13 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $6,880 (pre-tax), a monthly housing allowance of $300, for a total compensation of $8,080 for the term. Member will receive an education award of $1,824.07 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities. Full position description at https://www.vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps
 
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Member Duties : • Build community partnerships & capacity: serve with orgs to grow a network of local supports for older adults in the community. • Engage volunteers: recruit volunteers through outreach, including traditional & social media, presentations to community partners, & other public events. • Participate in the continued maintenance of the volunteer data system to measure client need & outcomes • Provide in-home services: provide short-term (2-3 visits) assistance with household tasks, grocery shopping, transportation to medical appointments & community engagements & friendly visits • Develop & strengthen skills in leadership & human services: by participating in trainings, teamwork, community service learning, supervision & meetings with CVCOA staff • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, & Program Initiatives. See full position description at: https://vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps/positions
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Elder Care ,  Neighborhood Revitalization . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Leadership ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Aging in Place and Service Coordinator - CVCOA/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
06/03/2024  -   08/30/2024

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/15/2023  To  06/10/2024 

Contact Caitlin Roseen
59 N Main St
Barre   VT   05641
8025956971
e.riley@vhcb.org

Listing ID 97377


       

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