TOWN OF GROTON
173 Main Street
Groton, Massachusetts 01450-1237
Tel: (978) 448-1145
Fax: (978) 448-1115
The Groton Center
Council on Aging
Outreach Coordinator/Van Dispatch
The town of Groton’s Council on Aging Department is seeking qualified and dedicated applicants for a 32 hour/week Outreach Coordinator and a 5 hour/week Van Dispatch for the COA Transportation Program. The pay range is $24.15 to $29.98 based on experience. One person will be hired to fulfill both roles. This is a professional position, requiring a thorough understanding of the Groton COA’s mission, programs and activities, and an ability to engage clients with a welcoming and open demeanor. The Outreach Coordinator provides support, feedback and communication to existing programs in The Groton Center and outreach support both in The Groton Center and in the community through information and referrals regarding insurance, information, legal services, available home services and other pertinent information to older adults. While the focus is on older citizens, the Outreach Coordinator may provide information and referrals to Groton adults regardless of age. The successful candidate must have the ability to assess the needs of the older adults and design and coordinate appropriate services and programs to accommodate these needs.
This position requires an associate’s degree in social science or related field, bachelor’s degree preferred; one to three years of experience in community-based social services, preferably with the elderly. Thorough knowledge of the federal and state services and local resources available to the elderly. Knowledge of federal and state regulations pertaining to programs for the elderly. Knowledge of grant writing techniques. Knowledge of counseling to the elderly. Ability to develop effective and constructive working relationships with the elderly, service providers, and the general public.
To apply, please complete the internal application and deliver to the Human Resources Director, Town Hall, 173 Main St., Groton, MA 01450 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions, please call 978.448.1145. Job description is available by request.
The Town of Groton is an Equal Opportunity Employer