Benefits for these positions include:
> agency-paid health insurance
> paid time off
> 13 paid holidays
> retirement plan available after 1 year
> optional dental & vision insurance

Job Title: Community Outreach Coordinator, full time in Cameron or Albany

Apply by sending a cover letter and your resume to mstopka@yahresources.org.
Young at Heart Resources is an EOE.

REPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer

Send a cover letter and your resume to mstopka@yahresources.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of the Community Outreach Coordinator is to convey Young at Heart Resources’ mission, purpose, and services to the general public. This position will lead volunteer recruitment and retention efforts by promoting the volunteer opportunities available throughout Northwest Missouri.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Connect with networks of community partners, and foster strong partnerships and positive relationships with local communities to create visibility and understanding of issues and programs offered.
  • Develop agency-wide volunteer recruitment and retention program.
  • Lead the Give 5 program.
  • Represent Young at Heart Resources in a positive, professional manner.
  • Support and uphold the mission statement, principles, and policies of Young at Heart Resources in serving older persons with the greatest economic or social need, especially low-income minority persons, throughout the organization’s 18-county region.
  • Handle confidential information with tact and discretion and in compliance with applicable Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations and requirements.
  • Participate in various community events.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, & ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Leadership skills and vision.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to develop and implement a strategy and plan for accomplishing the functions and responsibilities of this position.
  • Work well under stress.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Teaching skills and being comfortable speaking with the public.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
  • Ability to work independently and set and meet deadlines without direct supervision.
  • Basic computer skills including the ability to learn specialty computer programs.
  • Ability to organize and maintain reports, and to share a clear summary with others.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills – by phone, computer, and face to face, with contractors, other organizations, and clients including people from a variety of levels of education and expertise and social/economic backgrounds.
  • Reliable transportation for necessary travel, primarily within the eighteen Northwest counties, but can occasionally include travel outside the area.
  • Cultural sensitivity to older adults and people with disabilities.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree in human services field required. Knowledge of aging and older adults preferred. Training and/or comparable work experience in lieu of educational requirements will be considered.


Job Title: Care Coordinator, full time in Cameron

Apply by sending a cover letter and your resume to mstopka@yahresources.org.
Young at Heart Resources is an EOE.

REPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer

Send a cover letter and your resume to mstopka@yahresources.org.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Care Coordinators assess the needs of older adults and/or their caregivers in order to obtain services and supports to maintain their independence.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Information and Assistance

  • Possess a working knowledge of resources and services available to older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers in the service area.
    • Refer consumers to appropriate entities for further assistance when necessary.
    • Serve as a source of accurate and unbiased information on topics affecting older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers.
    • Obtain AIRS certification when eligible.

Benefits Counseling

  • Be familiar with the eligibility requirements for programs available to older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers.
  • Provide consumers individualized assistance with paperwork, application, and enrollment in public and private benefits programs.
  • Advocate on behalf of consumers to ensure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible.

Options Counseling

  • Perform consumer-directed need/risk assessments.
  • Facilitate informed decisions about long-term supports and future planning including aging in place through objective information, advice, counseling, and assistance.
  • Help consumers access programs, information, and services both private and publicly funded.

Case Management

  • Perform assessments for in-home services for multiple funding sources including Medicaid.
  • Develop care plans.
  • Manage units of service for in-home services within the assigned area.

OTHER DUTIES:

Perform all other duties as assigned.

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, & ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Computer skills to include basic computer skills as well as electronic application to various programs.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Cultural sensitivity to older adults and people with disabilities.
  • Strong networking/collaborative skills.
  • Solid problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Reliable transportation for necessary travel within service area.
  • Able to perform moderate lifting, pushing, and pulling.
  • The ability to work and communicate with other staff efficiently and effectively.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Services or a related field.

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