Aging Support Coordinator

Community Engagement Team · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Department Community Engagement Team
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $30-$40 per hour/60 Hours Per Month

Aging Support Coordinator 

Part-Time $30-$40 per hour/60 Hours Per Month 

 

Position Summary: The Aging Support Coordinator is a licensed Social Worker who supports the Yearly Meeting and monthly meetings in our care for Friends who are aging. The approach nurtures the whole person on their life journey. This position supports our membership in caring for Friends in a manner that is consistent with the faith and practice of Quakers.   

 

Applicants should send a cover letter and a resume to Oskar Castro, Director of HR & Inclusion — ocastro@pym.org by December 6, 2021. 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

 

Provide consultation to monthly and quarterly meetings, other local Quaker communities, and caregivers who request support for general needs related to aging so they may respond knowledgeably to the needs of older Friends. 

 

Provide guidance, information, and referrals in response to requests related to immediate and long-term concerns for aging Friends 

 

Coordinate the process for Friends requesting aging related grants. Conduct needs assessment interviews for Friends who are either applying for financial grants or continuing to receive grants.  Continue contact with grant recipients providing support as needed. Work in concert with the PYM grant making staff.  

 

Maintain and promote the Quaker Aging Resources website that provides clear and easy access to information about resources for Friends with needs related to aging, and programs and tools provided by the yearly meeting and other agencies. 

 

Work in concert with the Friends Counseling Service where appropriate.  

 

Maintain expenses within the Aging Support Program budget. 

 

Functions as an integral member of the Program and Religious Life team; contributes to team goals; implements the work and the tasks of the position with an intention to manifest the Spirit; attends to the importance of fun, fellowship, worship, learning and service in carrying out the work; ensures that day to day activities are always a means of attending to the meaning, purpose and goal of the work. 

  

Other duties as assigned. 

 

Accountability & Annual Review: This position reports to the Associate Secretary for Program and Religious Life, who will conduct an annual review.  

 

Qualifications: 

 

  • An active Friend or extensive experience with Friends’ meetings; knowledge of Quaker principles and practice 
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Licensed Social Worker, MSW preferred 
  • Two or more years experience in social work, including but not limited to work with an aging population; demonstrated understanding of client and records confidentiality procedures 
  • Has experience working for racial equity and integrating their understanding of key racial equity concepts into work projects and interactions by addressing them structurally within the context of job responsibilities and projects.   
  • Has demonstrated an ability to effectively manage across difference. 
  • Committed to deepening their own racial justice work and to the PYM staff vision to become an anti-racist, inclusive and equitable organization. 
  • Excellent organizational skills including record keeping 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes weekend and evening work 
  • Experience in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point and web posting 
  • Valid driver’s license  
  • Pass a criminal and child abuse background check, per PYM requirement for those working with vulnerable populations 

 

 

Note:   All Philadelphia Yearly Meeting staff members work in a collaborative manner to support the concrete and spiritual goals of the Yearly Meeting as a whole.  In that context all are expected to be flexible, collegial, and willing to accept a variety of assignments. 

 

 

Revised 11/15/2021 

 

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  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Community Engagement Team
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    $30-$40 per hour/60 Hours Per Month