Position Open: AmeriCorps Active Choices Program Coordinator

Summary: 
Performs a vital role in supporting older adults’ desire to remain independent by providing guidance and support to living a more active lifestyle. The Program Coordinator will oversee their local Active Choices program. This position reports to the host site supervisor.  

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinator serves as AmeriCorps Member through host site (Elderserve.)
  • Oversees delivery of Active Choices program services, ensures that documentation is completed, services are performed, and program has continual growth.
  • Promotes the program and recruits new participants, including giving presentations at community centers, senior centers, and senior living facilities.
  • Serves as the point of contact for the local site area.
  • Provides timely and accurate documentation and reporting on all services. Assists with reports as needed.
  • Coordinates referrals, services, and activities with other service providers.
  • Make home visits with new participants to process intake information and make an individualized exercise plan.
  • Recruit, interview, and train volunteers to complete follow-up phone calls with participants.
  • Compile data and tracking program results.

Educational/Skill Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Exercise Science, Public Health or related degree in progress
  • Two years experience in related field
  • Experience working with older adults
  • Ability to engage, empower and support people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds
  • Ability to be self-directed and self-sufficient and work cooperatively with others
  • Excellent written communication/people skills
  • Independent problem solving and decision-making ability
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Experience delivering presentations to small and large groups
  • First Aide/CPR certified (will provide if needed.)

Minimum proficiencies in technology
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Experience with database software
  • Proficient Internet user
 
Program Benefits:
  • Education award upon successful completion of service
  • Living Allowance
  • Leadership Development
  • Professional Development Opportunity/training

Work Schedule
  • Full-Time
Other position requirements and/or preferences (certifications, reliable transportation, specialized knowledge, travel/security requirements, etc.)

Required:
Reliable transportation and automobile insurance
Signed Confidentiality agreement
Pass criminal background check
Pass drug test

Contact:
Sana Ahmed
11520 Commonwealth Dr.
Louisville KY 40299
502-736-3847


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