Helping older adults and family caregivers THRIVE!

AGE of Central Texas offers competitive pay, generous paid time off (PTO), 403b retirement plan, medical/dental/vision benefits, and an opportunity to make a visible difference in your community as part of one of the fastest-growing nonprofit organizations in Central Texas!

Current Job Openings:

Job Title: CaregiverU Program Associate

Department: Programs

Reports To: CaregiverU Program Manager

Supervises: None

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

SUMMARY:

This position improves the lives of older adults and family caregivers in central Texas by supporting the CaregiverU collaboration and actively participating in program planning and service delivery.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

Building Community Relationships:

  • Build and maintain productive relationships with current and potential Class Leaders, Partner Agency Representatives, nonprofit partners and other stakeholders.
  • Present CaregiverU information effectively to diverse audiences.

Educating Collaborative Partners, Older Adults, and Family Caregivers:

  • Assist with preparations for training events and, as certifications are earned, co-lead training.
  • Assist with preparations for classes by ensuring that class leaders have all the necessary teaching materials.
  • Teach classes according to established guidelines.

Data Management:

  • Collect and maintain CaregiverU data and supporting documents.
  • Ensure client database is current.
  • Complete administrative tasks on an ongoing basis to ensure proper and organized record keeping working with staff members when/if necessary.

Other duties as assigned in support of the program and operations of AGE of Central Texas.

QUALIFICATONS:

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

The following qualifications are assets to the position:

  • Experience working in a multicultural setting.
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations and volunteers.
  • Knowledge of aging and caregiving issues.
  • Ability to present a confident, professional image to the clients, the community and co-workers.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates Degree from a four-year college or university. One to two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in working with non-profit organization and volunteers is strongly preferred.
  • Experiencing teaching or facilitating small groups

CUSTOMER SERVICE & INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

  • Ability to build trust and connection with other nonprofit professionals as well as a wide variety of individuals in the public.
  • Professional appearance, attitude, and communication skills.
  • Possess a commitment to the mission, vision and values of AGE of Central Texas.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, volunteers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages.

REASONING ABILITY:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stand, reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds; stoop, kneel, or crawl.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    SKILLS and ABILITIES:
    Excellent management skills are essential.  Must have demonstrated ability to plan, organize, staff, delegate, motivate, monitor and achieve results.  Communication skills, especially in public speaking and writing, are necessary. The ability to positively handle a multitude of tasks and challenges is a must.  The ability to work n a flexible schedule that involves evening and weekend hours is necessary. 

    • Respect and appreciation for diversity.
    • Mid-level computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and related computer software.
    • Ability to operate standard business equipment, including copiers, and fax machines.
    • Can work independently and as a team member, as necessary for each task

    WORK CONDITIONS:

    This is an hourly non-exempt position of 40+ hours per week. General work hours are Monday-Friday during normal business hours. Occasional weeknights and weekends are required. Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license are required. Local travel to community meetings and events is also required. Local travel includes periodic travel to our four county service area, including rural areas that do not have public transportation. Depending on community conditions and job requirements, work may be performed onsite in the office, in the community, virtually or a combination thereof.

    GENERAL STATEMENT:
    It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.  Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent. 

    HOW TO APPLY:
    To apply, please email  your resume and cover letter to Faith Unger, CaregiverU Program Director, at FUnger@AGEofCentralTX.org.  No phone calls, please.

    Updated 04/26/2022

    Job Title: Grants and Foundations Manager

    Department: Development

    Reports To: Chief Development Officer

    Supervises: None

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    SUMMARY:

    Joining AGE of Central Texas’ team means the chance to advocate f or and advance one of the longest serving and most important community resources for older adults and their families in our region. AGE is embarking on an exciting time in the organization’s 30-year history with the opportunity to grow and enhance our work to meet the changing needs of a growing population of seniors in Central Texas.

    How YOU are affecting change: The Grants and Foundations Coordinator is responsible for the creation and management of a well-coordinated, strategic development plan to cultivate and solicit support from foundations, corporations, and government sources. This position works to establish long-term partnerships, strengthens existing relationships, and initiate new contacts, and provides strategic direction to secure funding to support our mission and work.

    The desired candidate will work to advance AGE’s interests by researching and identif ying sources of support, proactively seeking opportunities to generate new proposals based on funder guidelines and interests, and by maintaining strong communication ties with funders and prospects. This position collaborates with the fundraising and outreach team, program staff, and leadership on funding priorities and opportunities, prospect identification and cultivation, and donor stewardship.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Collaborate with Chief Development Officer to develop and maintain strategic grant fundraising strategies to meet annual fundraising goals and the goals of the Thrive Comprehensive Major Gifts Campaign.
    • Supervise Grants and Foundations Administrator to ensure the efficient and accurate execution of all applications and adherence to all grant requirements.
    • Research, monitor, and pursue competitive grant opportunities that support programs and align with the mission and goals of the agency.
    • Write proposal narratives, prepare grant budgets and other supporting documentation, and submit grant proposals as required by specific funders, and before deadlines.
    • Supervise the production of grant reports as required by funder contracts and agreements. Work with program staff to ensure the implementation of outlined program deliverables and ensure that financial activities are in compliance with grant agreements.
    • Collaborate with Resource Development Manager to solicit corporate gifts.
    • Regularly analyze organization and program data to report accurate outcomes to funders and develop impact reports for donors.
    • Work with relevant program staff to improve data collection processes in adherence to grant contracts and best practices.
    • Conduct relevant research on a variety of relevant topics to create and write strong, persuasive cases of support to incorporate into proposals.
    • Develop and nurture relationships with current and potential funders and manage regular communications including program/activity updates, annual reports, and etc.
    • Coordinate cultivation, stewardship, and recognition activities for funders as needed.
    • Produce regular reports on activity for Chief Development Officer.
    • Assist with other department events and activities as required. Perform other duties as directed.
    • Maintain strictest confidentiality of client and donor information.

    CHARACTERISTICS HELPFUL TO THE JOB:

    • Excellent writing ability, superb command of grammar, persuasive writing talent, editorial and research skills.
    • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and overlapping deadlines.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills, and strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
    • Extreme and careful attention to detail.
    • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast paced environment.
    • Ability to manage others in a way to inspires success and maintains a positive work environment.

    QUALIFICATONS:
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of successful grant writing or nonprofit experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
    • Understanding and knowledge of general nonprofit development and fundraising activities.
    • Knowledge of trends, processes, and ethics in fundraising grant writing highly preferred.
    • Working knowledge of local public and private foundations, corporations, corporate
      foundations, and government funders highly preferred.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university.
    • One to two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience in working with nonprofit organization and volunteers is strongly preferred.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS:
    Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions f rom groups of managers, employees, volunteers, clients, customers, and the general public.

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages.

    REASONING ABILITY:
    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    While performing the duties of this job, he employee is regularly required to sit and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand, reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds; stoop, kneel, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

      SKILLS and ABILITIES:
      Excellent management skills are essential. Must have demonstrated ability to plan, organize, staff, delegate, motivate, monitor and achieve results. Communication skills, especially in public speaking and writing, are necessary. Working knowledge of personal computers. The ability to positively handle a multitude of tasks and challenges is a must. The ability to work on a flexible schedule that involves evening and weekend hours is necessary. Knowledge of accounting and budget preparation is required.

      HOURS OF WORK:
      This is a salaried exempt position of 40+ hours per week.  Some weeknights and weekends may be required.  A hybrid work schedule is available.

      HOW TO APPLY:
      To apply, please email  your resume and cover letter to Jayden Beatty, Chief Development Officer, at JBeatty@AGEofCentralTX.org.  No phone calls, please.

      Updated 04/06/2022

      Job Title: Activity Director

      Location: Williamson County Thrive Social & Wellness Center; Round Rock, TX

      Hours: Full-Time (8 hours per day, Monday – Friday; no nights or weekends)

      Rate of Pay: $18/hour

      AGE’s Thrive Social & Wellness Center is a daytime care facility in Round Rock for older adults living with dementia or other challenges of aging.

      We are looking for positive, energetic people to join our team in caring for our wonderful members (older adults, elderly clients, or persons living with dementia or special needs).

      JOB SUMMARY:
      The Activity Director plans and coordinates the delivery of a vibrant activity program for a group of older adults and persons living with dementia.  Programming should be fun and enjoyable for the members, and include a mix of social, creative, musical, physical, and educational activities.  A successful activity program builds a sense of community among our Thrive members, inspires regular attendance, and leaves members feeling happy and content at the end of the program day.

      What We Offer:

      • A steady Monday-Friday schedule with no evenings or weekends.
      • Generous paid time off (PTO) that can be used for vacation or to cover sick time – earn up to 4 weeks of PTO in your first year of employment
      • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance – 85% of monthly premiums paid by AGE; new employees are eligible for insurance the first of the month after their start date (NO 90 day waiting period!)
      • Life Insurance – no cost to the employee
      • 403(b) retirement plan

      We Are Looking For Team Members Who Are:

      • Personable and have a positive outlook
      • Energetic and a team player
      • Spanish proficiency is a plus

      And We Want Team Members Who Have:

      • A high school diploma or GED equivalent, and
      • Valid Texas driver’s license

      If this steady, reliable schedule fits with your engaging personality, we would love to talk to you!

      Don’t know what “adult day care” is? This 3-minute video shows you how fun and vibrant our centers are! https://youtu.be/Kg1jnHHGzG8

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Plan and publish a monthly activity calendar which includes at least three varied activities per day and stays within the activity budget.
      • Have individual activities available for those members not participating in group events.
      • Monitor the effectiveness of the activities and update as necessary to satisfy clients’ current and diverse needs.
      • Be aware of Texas HHS standards and regulations related to the activity program.
      • Provide excellent customer service.
      • Maintain relationship with all paid entertainment, including booking, confirming availability, and coordinating the payment process with the AGE Finance department.
      • Oversee and coordinate individual volunteers and volunteer groups, including creating clears directions or schedules, arranging for necessary materials, and communicating any special event details with the AGE Development department. 
      • Gather supplies, equipment, and materials to carry out activities within budgetary limits.
      • Keep the activity room clean and organized.
      • Encourage members to participate in group activities and assist them as necessary.
      • Work individually with members as necessary.
      • Assist members with direct care, incontinent care, and toileting as necessary.
      • Complete monthly activity assessment for each member, taking into account his/her physical, mental, and emotional condition.  May delegate to and oversee the Program Specialist – Activities in entering this information in the Eldersuite database.
      • Participate in continuing education in-service trainings, workshops, and seminars as instructed.
      • Must show strong time management skills.
      • On occasion, drive members to and from the Thrive Center in the agency’s vehicle.
      • Perform other duties as directed by Program Director.

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Must be a high school graduate (or equivalent) and have:
        • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, plus one year of full-time experience working with the elderly or people with disabilities in a human service or medically related program; or
        • 60 semester hours from an accredited college or university, plus two years of full-time experience working with the elderly or people with disabilities in a human service or medically related program; or
        • Completed a state-approved activities director’s course, plus two years of full-time experience working with the elderly or people with disabilities in a human service or medically related program.
      • Ability to learn first aid and become CPR certified.
      • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
      • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
      • Ability to operate standard office equipment, including, but not limited to, computers, multi-line telephone system, copiers, and fax machines.
      • Excellent computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher.
      • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate courteously and effectively (verbally and in writing) with the public, fellow employees, members, families, or caregivers on a daily basis.
      • Ability to interact with members using patience, tact, and respect.
      • A current Texas Driver’s License.
      • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks during shift of duty requiring stooping, bending, lifting, and carrying items weighing up to 30 lbs.
      • Ability to lift 130 pounds with assistance.
      • Possess a commitment to purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency.

      DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Bilingual (Spanish preferred)
      • Experience working with older adults, particularly those with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia.
      • Customer service experience.
      • An understanding of a nonprofit service organization and the impact that has on the culture and operation of the program.

      EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

      See “Qualifications” for specific education and experience requirements.  Experience working in a nonprofit organization and with volunteers is strongly preferred. 

      AUTHORITY:
      The Activity Director is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out the responsibilities assigned as long as such actions do not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

      WORKING RELATIONSHIP:
      The Activity Director is hired by the Program Director and is accountable to the Program Director at the site in which they are working.  Establishment and maintenance of team-building relationships with supervisor, staff, volunteers, clients, and families is expected.

      EVALUATIONS:
      Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.  The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

      LANGUAGE SKILLS:

      • Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or governmental regulations. 
      • Ability to fill out paperwork and assessments. 
      • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, volunteers, clients, customers, and the general public.

      MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
      Basic math skills, including the ability to calculate figures, amounts, sizes, or other measurements for grant reporting and record keeping purposes.

      REASONING ABILITY:
      Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

      PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stand, reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds; stoop, kneel, or crawl.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

      SKILLS and ABILITIES:
      Excellent management skills are essential.  Must have demonstrated ability to plan, organize, staff, delegate, motivate, monitor and achieve results.  Communication skills, especially in public speaking and writing, are necessary.  The ability to positively handle a multitude of tasks and challenges is a must.

      GENERAL STATEMENT:
      It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.  Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent. 

      To apply, please email  Annette Juba at ajuba@ageofcentraltx.org, or call (512) 600-9278.

      Updated 04/15/2022

      Job Title: Program Specialist – Nutrition

      Location: Williamson County Thrive Social & Wellness Center; Round Rock, TX

      Hours: Full-Time (8 hours per day, Monday – Friday; no nights or weekends)

      Rate of Pay: $15/hour

      AGE’s Thrive Social & Wellness Center is a daytime care facility in Round Rock for older adults living with dementia or other challenges of aging.

      We are looking for positive, energetic people to join our team in caring for our wonderful members (older adults, elderly clients, or persons living with dementia or special needs).

      Nutrition Program Specialists spend their days:

      • Preparing heat-and-serve meals for our clients;
      • Documenting meal production and service;
      • Ordering food and food supplies;
      • Helping clients participate in activities,
      • Assisting with toileting, and
      • (occasionally) Driving clients to and from our facility in our mini-buses (no CDL required).

      What We Offer:

      • A steady Monday-Friday schedule with no evenings or weekends.
      • Generous paid time off (PTO) that can be used for vacation or to cover sick time – earn up to 4 weeks of PTO in your first year of employment
      • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance – 85% of monthly premiums paid by AGE; new employees are eligible for insurance the first of the month after their start date (NO 90 day waiting period!)
      • Life Insurance – no cost to the employee
      • 403(b) retirement plan

      We Are Looking For Team Members Who Are:

      • Personable and have a positive outlook
      • Energetic and a team player
      • Spanish proficiency is a plus

      And We Want Team Members Who Have:

      • A high school diploma or GED equivalent, and
      • Valid Texas driver’s license

      If this steady, reliable schedule fits with your engaging personality, we would love to talk to you!

      Don’t know what “adult day care” is? This 3-minute video shows you how fun and vibrant our centers are! https://youtu.be/Kg1jnHHGzG8

      To apply, please email  Annette Juba at ajuba@ageofcentraltx.org, or call (512) 600-9278.

      Updated 01/05/2022

      Job Title: Program Specialist – Transportation

      Location: Austin Thrive Social & Wellness Center, and Williamson County Thrive Social & Wellness Center in Round Rock, TX

      Hours: Both Full-Time (8 hours per day, Monday – Friday; no nights or weekends) and Part-Time Weekday Positions Available

      Rate of Pay: $15/hour

      AGE’s Thrive Social & Wellness Center is a daytime care facility in Round Rock for older adults living with dementia or other challenges of aging.

      We are looking for positive, energetic people to join our team in caring for our wonderful members (older adults, elderly clients, or persons living with dementia or special needs).

      Program Specialists spend their days:

      • helping clients participate in activities,
      • assisting with meals and toileting, and
      • driving clients to and from our facility in our mini-buses (no CDL required).

      We offer guaranteed hours at a guaranteed pay rate!

      Jobs are available at each of our locations:

      • Thrive Austin, located at 3710 Cedar St. (78705) in central Austin
      • Thrive Williamson County, located at 475 Round Rock West Drive #120 (78681) in Round Rock

      What We Offer:

      • A steady Monday-Friday schedule with no evenings or weekends.
      • Generous paid time off (PTO) that can be used for vacation or to cover sick time – earn up to 4 weeks of PTO in your first year of employment
      • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance – 85% of monthly premiums paid by AGE; new employees are eligible for insurance the first of the month after their start date (NO 90 day waiting period!)
      • Life Insurance – no cost to the employee
      • 403(b) retirement plan

      We Are Looking For Team Members Who Are:

      • Personable and have a positive outlook
      • Energetic and a team player
      • Spanish proficiency is a plus

      And We Want Team Members Who Have:

      • A high school diploma or GED equivalent, and
      • Valid Texas driver’s license

        If this steady, reliable schedule fits with your engaging personality, we would love to talk to you!

        Don’t know what “adult day care” is? This 3-minute video shows you how fun and vibrant our centers are! https://youtu.be/Kg1jnHHGzG8

        To apply, please email  Annette Juba at ajuba@ageofcentraltx.org, or call (512) 600-9278.

        Updated 01/05/2022