SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER MANAGER

Full Time
Rockland County
Posted 1 month ago

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Job CategoryBiomedical, Hospitality and Tourism, Other
About Us:Meals on Wheels has been improving the quality of life for aging Rockland County residents for more than four decades. Our Home Delivered Meals program provides fresh, nutritious food designed to cater to the dietary needs of older adults. Caring volunteers deliver more than just a meal - their daily visits provide a vital safety check and friendly conversation that reduces loneliness and isolation.
Job Description:Responsible for the day to day management and operation of a senior activity center providing social interaction and support services to participants who attend the site. Creates and encourages a friendly, caring environment to foster interaction among center participants.
Job Duties:1. Work with the Program & Administration Coordinator on planning, organizing and ensure ongoing programs and activities of interest to center participants including the coordination of transportation and meal service. 2. Maintain accurate records for the Program & Administration Coordinator for submission to funders. 3. Supervise subordinates (activity coordinator, kitchen helpers, drivers, student interns, et al) assigned to center. 4. Provides information to individuals interested in attending the senior activity center. 5. Identify and refer senior citizens in need of additional support services to appropriate Agency staff. 6. Supervise volunteers to assist with specific tasks in center (i.e. registration, meal delivery, maintenance, etc.). 7. Organize and maintain ongoing Hospitality Committee designed to greet, orient, and encourage new center participants. 8. Coordinate and work with Social Work Department and other administrative staff, as necessary. 9. Develop, encourage and support center fundraising activities, as necessary. 10. Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and other related agency meetings or training sessions, as directed. 11. Assures compliance at Center of safety, health and sanitary codes and regulations. 12. Interacts with caregivers to address concerns regarding transportation, funding or other client related issues. 13. All other tasks, as assigned.
Experience and Skills Required:• Ability to work with and respect senior citizens while understanding, and responding to their needs. • Ability to perform tasks without direct and constant supervision. • Must be tactful, sensitive, assertive, resourceful and flexible. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. • Willingness to adhere to corporate policies, regulations, and management decisions. • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher.
Minimum Requirements:• Two years of College with Degree in Human Services or related field preferred (i.e. Social Work, Nursing, and Gerontology).
To Apply Contact Amy Bianco:Phone: (845) 624-6325 Email: abianco@mowrockland.org

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