Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging: Community Outreach Coordinator

Northeast Iowa Agency on Aging
Posted 2 weeks ago

Employer: Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging

Job Title: Community Outreach Coordinator

Location: 123 W. Main Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158

Brief Job Description/Summary:

 Come join a mission driven nonprofit that serves older persons, caregivers and the community.   The goal of the Community Outreach Coordinator position is to enhance quality of life and well-being among elders in Marshall County by the promotion and referral of participants to the programs and services offered by NEI3A which provide meaningful opportunities for lifelong learning, social engagement, caregiver support and volunteerism. This position will help reduce the impact of social isolation and empower older persons to age with dignity through working with community partners to expand the reach and scope of NEI3A programs and services in the designated area through enhancing NEI3A positioning and visibility within the community. 

This position is 30 hours per week and offers an excellent benefit package including health, prescription drug, dental, vision and life insurance.  A very generous time off benefit and is eligible to participate in the Iowa Public Employees Retirement Program (IPERS)

List of Job Duties:

•Implementing the daily duties within the community outreach plan that will provide for the establishment and maintenance of long-term community relationships with referral sources, resulting in increased utilization of NEI3A programs and services.

•Responsible for the recruiting, training and retention of volunteers for administration of senior dining program, Meal on Wheels and transportation programs.

•Plan and organize activities that would be of interest to older adults

•Cultivate relationships with local groups like the Chamber of Commerce, religious groups, and practitioners, service providers, and other local nonprofits.

•Build coalitions within the local community

Required Experience and/or Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•Excellent interpersonal skills to develop key partnerships and relationships with providers

•Strong leadership skills

•Ability to think creatively to resolve problems

•Ability supervise a volunteer program

•Ability to work independently and as part of a team

•Strong presentation skills

•The ability to operate computer

•Ability to utilize Microsoft Office 365

Further information/application process contact:

Send resume, cover letter and application to:

bschaffer@nei3a.og

or mail to:

NEI3A

PO Box 388

Waterloo, IA  50704

Applications available online at

http://www.nei3a.org/join-us/

Closing Date: November 18, 2019

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