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Program Coordinator, Sr

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY

Phoenix, AZ 85013
Admin & Secretarial
12 Feb 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
The Program Coordinator, Sr. provides administrative and programmatic support to the Senior Companion Program in Maricopa County and recruits, trains, and supervises 55-60 Senior Companion volunteers. The Senior Companion Program (SCP) recruits, trains and places senior volunteers age 55 or older to provide assistance and friendship to elderly, homebound individuals. Senior Companions provide the services that elderly need to live independently including: taking care of simple chores, providing transportation to medical and other appointments and outings offering contact to the outside world. Senior Companion volunteers receive a stipend of $2.65 an hour, mileage reimbursement, annual physicals and other benefits. Position is funded for 40 hours per week. May need to work on occasional weekend or evenings due to special events. Position is grant funded and subject to the availability of funding. Job Description: Provide supervision in the form of training and daily support to Senior Companion Program Coordinators located in various locations throughout the state. Recruit, interview, train, retain, and recognize age and income eligible volunteers. Provide pre-service and monthly in-service trainings for SCP volunteers. Initiate and coordinate agreements with non-profit agencies serving older adults that fit within the scope of the programs' guidelines. Assist partner agencies with completing all required paperwork. Provide initial training and conduct site visits with partner agencies. Organize special events, including, but not limited to, volunteer recognition celebrations and fund raising events. Develop strategic partnerships and collaborations that support the activities of SCP volunteers. Perform annual updates for the program, including securing Memorandum of Understanding agreement, and assessment plans. Secure donations for SCP including full or partial donations of physical examinations for volunteers from doctors or clinics; items for volunteer recognition; guest speakers, meeting space, etc. Process all required paperwork including volunteer applications and background screening. Provide support and mentorship to other SCP Program Coordinators. Train new Program Coordinators in specific programmatic areas. Provide Senior Corps Programs Project Director input about policy changes affecting SCP. Represent SCP at community meetings and events. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Social Services, Gerontology, Education or a related area and 2 years' experience working with volunteers and/or program coordination experience, particularly with the elderly population or low-income population; OR, Six years' progressively responsible experience working with volunteers, the elderly/low-income populations or in the non-profit sector; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Senior Corps Programs and the Senior Companion Program. Experience working in and with non-profit organizations. Excellent organizational skills. Strong skills in multi-tasking. Ability to effectively communicate with others whose backgrounds are different from your own, including working with diverse cultures, ethnicities, and those of different ages. Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, proficiency with the Internet, Internet reporting and electronic mail as well as ability to learn new volunteer software programs. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Experience recruiting, working with, and retaining volunteers. Experience coordinating and delivering training. Background Information: This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year the Northern Arizona University Police Department releases an annual security report. The report is a result of the federal law known as the Clery Act and contains policy statements that address the school's policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security including policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses. The report contains three years of data for Clery reportable crime statistics for the campus along with the most current year's Fire Safety Report, which includes policy statements and fire statistics for Flagstaff on-campus student housing. Salary: The budgeted salary amount is $44,123 - $50,000. This position's pay grade is 61. The salary range for this paygrade can be found on the CLS Grade Schedule. **The starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Category: Administrative , Keywords: Administrative Coordinator

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