Employment and Internships
If you are energetic, engaging, and eager to work in the field with fixed-income seniors of all cultures and backgrounds, Family Services is looking for you to join our team.
We are seeking a highly self-motivated individual who can also function effectively in a team environment to serve as a Program Coordinator for the Foster Grandparent Program. You will have an opportunity to use communication and facilitation skills to assist in training older adults and interacting with community members.
You will recruit older adults to serve as tutors and mentors to children in school settings. We are looking for people who can balance logistical duties with relationship building and community activities such as meetings with school personnel, health fairs and recruitment activities. If you have managed to find a balance between being empathetic with people of all backgrounds and pairing that empathy with effective decisions that achieve positive outcomes, you will fit well on our team.
Program Coordinator, Foster Grandparent Program (Full-time; Eagleville Office)
The Program Coordinator of the Foster Grandparent Program is a full-time position responsible for recruiting, training and managing a volunteer program for low-income seniors who serve as tutors and mentors to children in school settings. This program provides an opportunity for the volunteer to remain active and earn a tax-free stipend while assisting children in increasing their academic success and school readiness.
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. This position is primarily daytime hours. A valid driver's license/insured vehicle, strong computer proficiency and confidence in public speaking are required. Criminal background check, child abuse clearance and FBI fingerprints will be conducted on the selected candidate. This position will be cross-trained with other volunteer programs.
Qualified candidates should e-mail their resume and cover letter to Tricia Reedy Jones at email@example.com.
Salary: $30,000 plus benefits
Posted November 9, 2015
We are not accepting student interns at this time.