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Assistant Director of Sirovich Center
educational alliance Responsibilities •The Assistant Director works alongside the Senior Director of Older Adult Programs to manage, sustain, and grow the scope of programs at the Sirovich Center for Balanced Living, a large, active, diverse and vibrant community center •The Assistant Director will be directly responsible for the day-to-day administration, operations, and management of program activities, including but not limited to regular contact with older adult members, volunteers, interns, supervision of administrative staff including Membership and Office Coordinator, Data Manager and Volunteer and Civic Engagement Coordinator and participation in the management of the program’s budget •Provides support to the Senior Director and assists in the management of Sirovich •Oversees and ensures smooth daily operations of the entire Sirovich Center, providing ad hoc assistance and consulting to all departments as needed •Collaborates with the Senior Director of Older Adults Program at Sirovich, the Senior Director of Community Wellness and the Artistic Director on the design, development and implementation of educational, recreational, cultural and social programming, that promotes the mental, intellectual, creative, spiritual and physical wellbeing of older adults and is suitable for the population’s varied needs, abilities and interests •Partner with the Senior Director of Older Adults Programs at Sirovich and other staff, to ensure administrative, program and nutrition compliance with NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA) performance standards and regulations, including provisions of emergency response services to older New Yorkers and special projects given by DFTA. Supervises the Membership and Office Coordinator and oversees protocols and procedures for member experience and front desk operations. Supervises the Volunteer and Civic Engagement Coordinator who oversees the onboarding and integration of interns and volunteers.
Social Worker - Older Adult Center at Bay Terrace
Commonpoint Queens Functions as part of a team providing programs and services for adults aged 60+. Meets with potential new members to explain services available at the Older Adult Center and other Commonpoint Queens’ Older Adult Services programs, and recommends best programming to meet their interests and needs. Registers new clients, completes initial and follow-up assessments, and documents accordingly in the client management system. Maintains a resource file of current benefits, entitlements, services and programs relevant to the older adult population; assists with completion of applications and forms, and makes referrals as needed Creates and facilitates recreational, educational, cultural and/or support groups. Conducts and documents outcomes of friendly visiting (home visits), telephone reassurance calls, in-person and telephonic information and referrals, and other case assistance activities Assists with the lunch program. Participates in program development, planning of special events, and contributes content for the Older Adult Services’ departmental newsletter. Other duties as assigned. MSW required and must be fully vaccinated against COVID 19. Salary range $57,500 - $67, 500 depending on licensure.
Social Worker, MSW
JASA Warbasse Cares Provide supportive services to a small caseload of older adults in their homes, NORC community setting in South Brooklyn.
NORC Social Worker - Clearview Assistance Program
Commonpoint Queens Functions as part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of social workers, nurses and administrative staff providing services for older adults aged 60+ to support their ability to age in place in the community they love. Provides case management, case assistance and advocacy for older adults in the office, in their homes and via telephone. Assists seniors in identifying and applying for benefits and entitlements for which they may qualify. Documents all client contacts in a client management system. Meets with potential new members to explain services available. Facilitates support groups, educational/recreational activities and intergenerational programming to meet contractual obligations and the needs of Clearview Gardens residents over the age of 60. Collaborates with program team to create new programming, special events, calendars, flyers, and program guide descriptions for activities Interfaces with NORC Advisory Board members, and Program Officers from City and State agencies. Other duties as assigned. Requirements include: Master’s Degree in Social Work and experience working with a geriatric population; proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus; a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel to home visits. Salary Range: $57,500 to $67,500 depending on licensure.
Program Assistant - Family Respite/Adult Day Care
Commonpoint Queens Functions as part of a team providing respite care for older adults with moderate to advanced memory loss. Plans and facilitates daily social and recreational activities designed to enhance ones feelings of self-worth, and help sustain cognitive and physical functioning. Assists with the lunch program, arrival and departure of clients. Participates in program development and planning of special events. Interacts with caregivers. Facilitates all aspects of the program in the absence of the Program Director. Other duties as assigned. High School diploma or GED equivalent required; some college education preferred Experience working with a geriatric population Sensitivity to the needs of older adults with significant memory loss a must. An interest in facilitating art, music or creative arts programs for older adults would be welcomed. Bilingual English/Spanish helpful but not required. Basic computer skills including the use of g-mail and the internet; knowledge of how to use zoom technology would be helpful Proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus is required Ability to stand for more than one hour at a time Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, 30 hours. This is a Union position Salary: $21.63 per hour.
FULL-TIME CASEWORKER - CARTER BURDEN LUNCHEON CLUB
Carter Burden Network Job Description
Are you a “people person”? We are looking for a compassionate, reliable, and upbeat Caseworker to join the team at our newly renovated Older Adult Center. This position is a wonderful opportunity to assist and serve our Clients- a vibrant community of adults aged 60+ on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Knowledge of basic computer applications and Microsoft programs (Outlook)
Perform referrals to relevant organizations and agencies in order to assist Clients in reducing food insecurity and improve overall quality of life. Act as a liaison on behalf of our Clients.
Input daily, detailed report and referral data into a specialized computer platform and run end of month reports.
Research, collect, share, and distribute information to our Clients regarding local and in-network events, workshops, and social opportunities.
Understand the challenges of aging while helping to enlighten our Clients to the benefits of aging in New York City!
Maintain a steady level of patience and professionalism in delicate situations/conversations with Clients.
Exhibit positive interpersonal skills, an energetic spirit, empathy, and an absolute willingness to assist team members when needed.
Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree with relevant experience. Bilingual Mandarin/English or Spanish/English a plus.
CASE WORKER – VICTIM SERVICES PROGRAM
Community Agency for Senior Citizens, Inc (CASC) POSITION DESCRIPTION
Provide case work to crime victims 60 years or older. Provide linkage to needed services which will assist them in recovering from victimization.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO • Obtain intake information on all crime victims and determine if they are eligible for compensation. • Conduct individual assessment by telephone, by office visits or at client’s home (if deemed necessary) in order to assess client needs. • Develop case plan for crisis intervention services and if necessary arrange for ongoing services. • Provide information, referral, advocacy and counseling to ensure clients are connected to resources such as financial counseling, home repairs and lock replacements. • Identify community resources available to meet service needs of elderly crime victims. • Advocate for the rights and benefits of crime victims. • Maintain case records on all clients and complete necessary statistical information. • Ensure all clients are entered into the internal database. • Complete all monthly reports. • Send out surveys to all clients serviced • Maintain working relationship with the police and community service providers. • Know overall agency goals and programs. • Assist with other program activities as assigned.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
BSW, BS, BA level education is required. 2+ years of experience in direct service to older adult clients is preferred. Knowledge of Staten Island desirable. Excel knowledge is a plus. Car required.
ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR - THE CARTER BURDEN/ LEONARD COVELLO OLDER ADULT PROGRAM
Carter Burden Network Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: General:
Helping the Director of Activities coordinate activities such as workshops, special events, and celebrations at the senior center. Additional tasks include working with the Volunteer Services Department on custom volunteer events and the requirement of seniors for the event. Develop community partnerships in the absence of the Activities Director.
Older Adult Center:
On-site whenever activities between Activities Director and consultants are collaborated by assisting with the set up for the program and/or event by taking names of participants, and ensuring all are adhering to COVID-19 policies from NYS and CDC. Coordinating trips in advance for participants and reserving the driver via Lehman Center Director. Represent the Carter Burden Network, Inc. in community events and at the center.
Keep all computer database calendars, Peer Place and senior contact information must be accurate and currently maintained for DFTA audit purposes.
Record all activities and participants on the sign-in sheets, and input them on Peer Place
Generate accurate monthly/quarterly statistical data and record keeping to appropriate organizations (CBN and DFT & Department for the Aging).
Participate in all CBN, community partners, or DFTA meetings, provide resources and restructure certain aspects of the program to maintain funding.
Preparation for and participation in all DFTA audits.
Integral to Success:
Work closely with older adults, consultants, volunteers, and agency staff.
Keep accurate and up-to-date documentation of all Activities for DFTA audit purposes.
Outreach to the senior population via innovative use of resources and services to allow seniors to live with safety and dignity.
Accept other assignments, as appropriate, to meet the needs of the program and its clients.
Team Leader - Intake
NYSARC Trust Services RESPONSIBILITIES Ensures the team’s work is being processed completely, accurately; correspondence is updated in a timely fashion; communication with beneficiaries/stakeholders is made as necessary Works to resolve escalated calls before requiring the Intake and Records Manager’s attention Covers workload of team staff when on leave Administers Intake’s document processing according to the policies and procedures for the team Contributes to review and drafting of policies and procedures Communicates daily with management and Intake team Researches and resolves problems as needed Has primary training responsibilities for all new team members and works on continued development for all team members Works on projects assigned by management and/or leadership staff Works with management to assess and develop goals for team members Participates in interviews as needed Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree with 2 years of related experience or Associates Degree with 4 years of related work experience All relevant experience will be considered in lieu of above requirement. Two or more years of experience working in an office or call center environment NYSARC Trust Services experience preferred Relevant and proven leadership experience preferred The Arc New York is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $19.00 per hour
Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Paid time off Vision insurance
ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR - LEHMAN VILLAGE OLDER ADULT PROGRAM
Carter Burden Network Lehman Village Older Adult Center is a hub for active older adults. The Assistant Director is a dynamic and energetic person with a strong ability to multi-task and meets the many demands of Older Adult Center members and staff. The Assistant Director plays an important role in the running of the day-to-day functions of the center. They assist with the lunch, completes administrative tasks, and engages the community in an effort to increase membership. This is a full-time, in-person position. Hours are Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
· Preparation of monthly calendar in consultation with Director
· Conduct classes with senior center members as assigned, including evidence-based programs as per DFTA standards
· Conduct community outreach to increase membership by promoting events and activities
· Plan and supervise off-site trips as assigned
· Enter member files into the database (Peer Place), provide and document information units as per DFTA standards
· Assist with Lunch service daily
· Run the program in Director’s absence
· Assist with emergency response efforts
· Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications:
· Bachelor’s Degree in human services, social work, or Associate’s degree with experience
· Familiarity with DFTA standards and possession of an NYC Certificate in Food Protection
· Ability to work with designated population
· Effective and conflict resolution skills
· Cultural competence
· Ability to speak Spanish a plus
Geriatric Care Manager
RiverSpring Living Self-motivated, proactive Social Worker (LCSW), with min 3-5 years experience wanted to join our Geriatric Care Management team. Experience with the geriatric population a plus. This is primarily a remote position and involves travel within the NYC area and Westchester. Please reach out if interested to hear more about the position!
RiverSpring Living LPN or RN. Min of 5 years clinical experience. This is an Administrative position (no hands on clinical care), working within an Admissions office at a large Skilled Nursing Facility located in Riverdale, NY.
Fort George VISTAS NORC program assistant
Isabella / MJHS The Program Assistant responsibilities are highly varied and make the job interesting. There is interface with the professional team, the NORC members, instructors and partners. Work takes place in NORC office in a Mitchell Lama co-op building, is partially remote, and also in building community rooms. Responsibilities include assisting the director in coordination of group activities, and maintaining accurate database lists as well as reviewing and creating reports for staff from an electronic platform where all service documentation is recorded. Will be responsible for outreach to members to encourage their participation in health promotion programs and working with team on creative approaches. Other projects and initiatives as needed
RSS Riverdale Senior Services, Inc. The Transportation Driver operates a 21 or 19 passenger vehicle with wheelchair lifts and reports to the Transportation Coordinator. Responsibilities Transportation and Escort • Knowledge of local roadways • Transport older individuals to and from various destinations as required. –seniors centers, medical appointments, social/cultural outings, etc. Follow route sheets/schedule as developed by Transportation Coordinator. Complete daily passenger logs. • Escort and assist older adults to and from vehicle in a safe manner. May assist clients who use a wheelchair and/or have other limited mobility issues. • Ensure safety of passengers through the use of seat belts and other safety devices.
Vehicle Maintenance & Record Keeping
• Keep vehicle clean and in good operating condition; Inspect vehicle daily and report any operational/structural defects immediately. • Report any accidents/incidents to Transportation Coordinator immediately. May be asked to report any accidents to insurance company. • Oversee the maintenance, repair, and cleaning of vehicle (gas, oil, changing tires). • Complete daily passenger log. • Assist transportation Coordinator with basic administrative tasks such vehicle repair log and route sheets and data entry. • Pick-up and return vehicle to parking place. Qualifications A valid New York State Driver’s License – CDL Class B with passenger endorsement. Send resume, cover letter, and Department of Motor Vehicles Abstract of Driving Record to email@example.com with Transportation Driver in the subject line. Must have recent DMV Abstract.
Personal Care Aide Social Adult Day Care Program
RSS Riverdale Senior Services, Inc. Personal Care Aide for the Adult Day Program for Memory Loss (ADAP) team. This role provides hands-on assistance to clients with personal care needs, and responsible for essential support functions such as meals and transportation. • Provide hands-on assistance and supervision with personal care needs of ADAP clients, including mobility, transfers, eating, and toileting, and using adaptive equipment such as canes, walkers, and wheelchairs; as well as needs created by dementia • Transportation escort of ADAP clients to and from the program each day on the RSS bus, including mobility and transfers, monitoring safety, and communication with the Transportation Coordinator and ADAP Director as necessary • All aspects of meal preparation and service in the ADAP program, including picking up of meals from the kitchen, checking temperatures, and serving them to ADAP clients. • Maintenance of daily attendance sheets and meal counts for the ADAP program. • In the absence of the Recreational Coordinator, conduct ADAP group activities (in-person, virtual, and/or hybrid) as designated by the Director. • Encourage ADAP clients to participate in programs when they need additional support due to physical or cognitive limitations. • Completion of initial health clearance form and yearly thereafter (in accordance with state standards) • High School Diploma or equivalent • Experience providing hands-on personal care to people with dementia • Food Handlers Card helpful • Computer skills such as word processing and email helpful • High energy and enthusiasm • Bi-lingual English/Spanish highly preferred This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. Salary is $29,672 annually. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Audrey Swanson, Director of Adult Day and Caregiver Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MSW Social Worker - Elder Justice Program - CEMAPP
Carter Burden Network Case manager working with older adults facing elder abuse living in Manhattan
Social Work Supervisor
Queens Community House QCH is seeking a Social Work Supervisor with a strong commitment to working with and on behalf of older adults to oversee the Case Workers providing social service support to the participants of our five Older Adult Centers (OACs), as well as to oversee the implementation of our Geriatric Mental Health Program. Reporting to the Director of Senior Centers & Services, this position will work across the five OAC sites – Forest Hills OAC, Kew Gardens OAC, Pomonok OAC, Queens Center for Gay Seniors, and the Rego Park OAC – supervising five case workers whose primary responsibilities include assisting older adult participants in accessing the benefits/entitlements for which they are eligible and connecting them to the community-based services necessary to support wellbeing.
Director of Social Adult Service
Queens Community House QCH’s Older Adult Services/Older Adult Centers offer multi-faceted programming allowing seniors to age in place with dignity while encouraging independence and engagement with the community. Our programs recognize that the older adult community represents a wide spectrum of the aging process, a spectrum of needs, strengths, and interests.
Social Adult Day Services programs offer support, social engagement, and therapeutic activities to older adults who are physically frail, socially isolated and/or memory-impaired. These programs are ideal for individuals who live at home but need a little bit of extra support and/or companionship during the day. They also provide respite to family members and other caregivers.
The program director will oversee two distinct program models:
LIFT (Living Independently with Friendship and Togetherness) is for individuals who are physically and/or emotionally frail and/or exhibiting mild memory impairments TYME AWAY is for individuals who are living with moderate to early late-stage Alzheimer’s disease or related degenerative dementia disorder.
Social Work Supervisor – Caregiver Support Western Queens
Sunnyside Community Services The Supervisor will work under the supervision of the Program Director to provide leadership and direct supervision to social workers who are working under the title of Caregiver Support Specialists (CSS). Supervisor will oversee appropriateness of referrals, care plans and overall service delivery to clients. Additionally, the Supervisor will provide direct services in support of the program and provide outreach in the community to identify and build a new client base.
Director of Caregiver Citywide Asian Program
Hamilton Madison House The Program Director will be responsible for overseeing the program. This includes serving as spokesperson for the program; creating and implementing outreach plans; supervising MSW, BSW and support staff; oversight of the distribution of services to clients; and completion and submission of all reports to the NYC Department for the Aging, the funding source for this program. This position reports to the Assistant Executive Director for Older Adults and Community Services. Please see link below for more information regarding this opportunity.
Program Director - Elder Justice
Sunnyside Community Services SCS is seeking an experienced bilingual Spanish speaking Program Director to join our newly-formed Elder Justice team. The Elder Justice program supports services that prevent elder abuse, protect people from abusive situations, help people recover from abuse, and preserve, promote, and empower the independence, choice, and financial security of the individuals the program serves. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and craft the vision and overall direction for a new program to our continuum.
The Program Director will work under the supervision of the Assistant Division Director for Older Adult Services to provide leadership implementing and managing the programmatic and administrative elements of the Elder Justice program. The Program Director is expected to be knowledgeable of family abuse, violence, and exploitation, and have experience working with older adults and their families.
The Program Director will provide direct supervision of the Program Supervisor to ensure Elder Justice Workers are receiving sufficient referrals and providing prompt assessments, case support, case plans, case note documentation, counseling, and supportive case management. The Program Director, as needed on an emergency or crisis basis, will provide guidance and case assistance support, when advanced clinical interventions are necessary for the safety of the client and/or their family, and in cases beyond the expertise of the Program Supervisor.
The Program Director will ensure staff training and development plans are executed by the Program Supervisor and will assist with collaborative and expansive outreach in diverse communities, engaging appropriate community linkages and ensuring a timely referral process of potential clients to the program for screening and assessment.
Neighborhood Self-Help By Older Persons Project, Inc The purpose of the Neighborhood SHOPP Case Management Program is aimed at maintaining and assisting homebound older adults in living independently in the community and reducing social isolation. Utilizing a strengths-based approach, Case Management objectives include the identification of needs and capabilities through a comprehensive intake and assessment process; determination of eligibility for NYC Aging funded in-home and social adult day services, home-delivered meals, and other supportive services; monitoring, advocacy, linkage to community services and resources, follow-up on referrals and service provision. The Case Manager reports directly to the Social Work Team Leader. The position requires a Baccalaureate Degree in Social Work from an accredited school and experience in a social service setting. Knowledge and experience with the older adult population and community-based services are also preferred. Essential competencies, knowledge, and skills include advocacy, brokerage, care coordination, communication, problem-solving, collaborative teamwork, and a dedication to empowerment and strength-based social work practice. The ability to work with a diverse population and Bilingual skills in Spanish is helpful. Computer literacy is mandatory, and knowledge of STARS is also helpful. The Case Management program follows a hybrid schedule with mandatory monthly home visits in the South Bronx. Conducting home visits may require walking up and down stairs. All staff must be able to travel and report to the office 2-3x a week and attend in-person training, meetings, or events.
Elder Justice Assistant Director
Neighborhood Self-Help By Older Persons Project, Inc Neighborhood SHOPP Violence Intervention and Prevention-Elder Justice Program focus on alleviating the effects of domestic violence and crime on older Bronx residents, Manhattan community district 12 residents, and helping to prevent victimization of the elderly. We believe that older adults should be in a safe environment and be able to recognize and deal appropriately with threatening situations to minimize risk to themselves.
The Elder Justice Assistant Program Director reports directly to the Elder Justice Program Director (PD). The position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field with a minimum of three years of experience in a supervisory role in a social service/non-profit setting. Knowledge of domestic violence and/or older adult community-based services is preferred. In addition, the candidate must be comfortable with public speaking, conducting home visits, multi-tasking, team building, critical thinking, empathy, time management, cultural competency, and knowledge of using Microsoft office applications while working in a hybrid operation.
Corporate Relations and Service Events, Manager
Volunteer New York! One of the ways Volunteer New York! seeks to promote volunteerism in our community is by supporting local companies who are looking to develop or enhance their employee volunteer program. Reporting to the Director of Corporate Relations and Service Events, part of a four-person team, the Corporate Relations and Service Events Manager will be responsible for developing and executing customized corporate service events, supporting the implementation of large scale community volunteer service initiatives, maintaining relationships with existing corporate clients and cultivating relationships with new companies.
Client Finance Associate
Project Guardianship As a member of the client finance team the Client Finance Associate will collaborate closely with other PG staff and financial and other institutions to manage clients' money, many of whom are on fixed incomes and dependent on benefit programs, but also clients who have significant assets. Client Finance Associates work with case managers and attorneys in preparing a wide range of client financial reports including mandatory annual and final financial accountings, as well as preparing all necessary paperwork and follow-up tasks to take control of client funds (as ordered by the courts) in a timely manner and will support the development and management of finance internal controls, policies, and procedures in order to promote and achieve best practices.
Staff Attorney, Guardianship Prevention and Support Helpline
Project Guardianship Project Guardianship seeks an attorney to lead its newest pilot project: The Guardianship Prevention and Support (GPS) Helpline. The GPS Helpline will be a dedicated phone and email service for Article 81 Guardianship information and support, including prevention resources. Reporting to the Director of NYS Guardianship Initiatives, the Staff Attorney will collaborate with PG staff and directors in developing and piloting the helpline. Once launched, the staff attorney will effectively provide legal information, resources, referrals, and practical assistance to callers with varying levels of subject area knowledge.
Policy and Communications Intern
Project Guardianship Project Guardianship seeks an intern to support our Policy, Advocacy, and Communications efforts. The Policy and Communications Intern will perform research, draft memos, develop, edit and execute communications for the organization’s social media channels, and help develop our position on legislation that affects our client community. This role requires organizational skills; keen attention to detail; strong research and writing skills; a talent for design and a working knowledge of Canva. Knowledge of the aging justice and disability justice spaces are not required, but always a plus!