Senior Companion Program Coordinator & Foster Grandparent Program Coordinator

Dr. Piper Center

, , Florida,

Full Time

About Senior Companion Program Coordinator & Foster Grandparent Program Coordinator

Dr. Piper Center for Social Services, Inc. does not discriminate based on age, race, national origin, gender, religion, veteran status, or disability in employment, in provision of services or in access to programs.


Dr. Piper Center for Social Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drug Free Workplace.


Dr. Piper Center for Social Services, Inc. requires pre-hire background checks.


Dr. Piper Center for Social Services, Inc. provides medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.


Minimum Requirements:

Associate degree and/or 3 years with volunteer coordinator experience

Training and/or experience in working with individuals over 55 years of age

Computer knowledge (Word and Excel)

Valid drivers license and a reliable car and willing to travel within a 6-county area


Must be Bi-lingual (Spanish speaking)


Responsibilities:

Create new volunteer files and make sure they are complete as required by the policies and procedures of the Senior Companion Program.

Review and calculate volunteer timesheets and mileage and input accurate payroll information in software program.

Assist volunteers with documentation requirements including timesheets, sign-in logs, annual income review, physical examinations, care plans, evaluations, affidavits, etc.

Act as liaison between the volunteers and volunteer station coordinators to enhance communication and teamwork.

Assist Senior Companion Program Director with program monitoring.

Regularly visit Lee County volunteer stations for monitoring purposes and to meet with volunteer coordinators to ensure good relationship and communication.

Assist in the coordination and preparation of volunteer orientation and monthly in-service meetings to include securing trainers.

Assist in recruiting new volunteers by handing out flyers in the community and providing information regarding the program by speaking to individuals or groups regarding the program.

Perform comprehensive intake and assessment of client needs to ensure appropriateness of participation in the program.

Provides case management of clients to include scheduling of appointments and services and providing information and referral of community resources.

Processes client information and progress notes in database.

Maintains on-going dialogue with agencies and other community resources in coordinating services for clients.

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