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 — email@example.com by December 6, 2021.
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.
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.
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