Assistant Director of Senior Services (Freeport Corps)
Company: The Salvation Army
Posted on: March 9, 2023
Responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of a Senior Center in accordance with the Nassau County and The Salvation Army.
Take over the Director of Senior in case of vacation or illness
Maintain a Foodservice operation according to Nassau County guidelines with the assistance of the Cook Manager
Coordinate safe delivery of meals to homebound participants according to county guidelines
Responsible for overseeing all staff and fostering a sense of teamwork.
Responsible for completion of monthly reports and statistics for the Department of Senior Citizen Affairs and The Salvation Army
Coordinate the planning of all social activities and programs for the center
Responsible for overseeing the production of the Monthly Activity Calendar
Provide emotional support for seniors with recommendations to Social Workers and other referrals as needed
Responsible for outreach to seniors in the community to keep the program growing and vital
Attend training sessions as assigned by sponsoring agency
Ensure all invoices are given to the accountant for payment
Maintain proper information on the state Social Assistance Management System (SAMS) for every senior consumer, with registration information and nutritional assessment
Complete 48-page SAMS assessment for all Home Delivered Meals
Responsible for all correspondence
Conduct once yearly in-home assessments for Home Delivered Meals and 6 months follow-up by phone
Keep communication open with Corps Officer regarding any improvements, problems, or developments that happen in the Senior Center
Position Description Personnel Section
Maintains the confidentiality of clients, and programs.
Has respect and consideration for the people being served.
Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities in the organization of workflow. Able to perform duties independently, with minimal need for direct supervision.
Demonstrates the ability to interact in a positive and helpful manner with clients, visitors, contract staff, volunteers, and co-workers.
Reflects commitment to building a supportive work environment and maintains a positive attitude at the workplace and towards the job.
Projects a good image in dealing with the public and its clients. Is willing to make an extra effort to help build a quality and caring senior program.
Compassion and understanding for working with Senior Citizens
A willingness to learn and be a team player
Bilingual (English - Spanish)
Training in the geriatric field
Experience with Seniors
Familiar with Microsoft Office Computer programs preferred
Job ID 2022-10710
Category Community and Social Services
Compensation Salary is $25.00/HR
Type Regular Full-Time
Keywords: The Salvation Army, Freeport , Assistant Director of Senior Services (Freeport Corps), Executive , Freeport, New York
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