|Program:||Fallon Tribal Senior Center (FTHC)||Salary Grade:||GS – 13|
|Supervisor:||Associate Director-Community Health||Salary Range:||$20.56-$31.09|
|FLSA Status:||X Exempt Non-Exempt Public Safety||Position Type:||Full Time|
PLEASE COMPLETE AN APPLICAITION AT FPST.ORG/EMPLOYMENT/ TO APPLY.
POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL 11/29/23
This position is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing a variety of services to enhance the quality of life and the well-being of the tribal member senior citizen and all senior citizens residing on tribal lands and activities/programs designed to meet the needs of the aging population.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Plans, directs, coordinates and implements a wide range of activities tailored to meet the specific needs and interests of the elderly.
2. Designs programs that address the social, physical and emotional needs of the senior population; the programs include various activities, both at the senior center and for homebound elders, geared toward enhancing their quality of life.
3. Coordinate and develop social/recreational and health programs for elders including, but not limited to, focusing on areas such as:
Cultural Activities (beading, basket making)
Annual Senior Fun Day
Annual Flu Clinics (multiple days)__
Monthly Blood Pressure Screening
On-Site Wellness Clinics
4. Solicits informational and educational materials to promote public awareness and participation in services at the Senior Center.
5. Encourages participation at the Senior Center to minimize isolation and enhancing the quality of life of seniors and promoting intergenerational programs with the local schools, education and cultural programs, etc.
6. Provides guidance and, where necessary, assistance, in a wide variety of personal service areas involving the elderly population (i.e. housing, social security, Medicare, welfare, food stamps, or similar programs).
7. Organizes and directs volunteer participation by the seniors in the center and/or tribal community.
8. Organizes and monitors the scheduling of a transit services for senior for congregate meal programs, trips for special events/activities, and shopping for seniors to ensure accessibility of programs and services.
9. Maintains direct contact with other Tribal, Local, County, State, and nationwide senior centers and agencies that provide information and services to the senior population.
10. Establishes and maintains liaison with various officials, community leaders and groups to obtain their cooperation and support of programs and services and coordinates these services with other tribal programs and community agencies.
11. Assesses the needs of the aging population, from the frail elderly to the active senior; supervises and maintains all necessary records, reports, and statistical data pertinent to their well-being;
12. Designs publications and monthly calendars to keep participants informed of events and activities, meals, and/or changes in the senior center and its operations.
13. Other job related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
1. Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent
2. College graduate preferred with a degree related to the services in the areas of geriatrics, gerontology, human services, or medical.
3. Two years’ experience in related field, some knowledge of activity program/occupational therapy.
4. Must have or be able to obtain CPR or BLS certification within 3 months of hire and maintain such.