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JOB TITLE: Health Equipment Lending Program Coordinator
Department: Programs
Reports to: Caregiver Support Manager
Sepervises: None
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Starting Salary: $14.00/hour

Summary:
This position is responsible for the daily management of the Health Equipment Lending Program, including loaning and accepting durable medical equipment (DME); ensuring that equipment is properly sanitized, repaired and refurbished for the benefit of clients; entering data about loans and donations; and supervising volunteers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and respond to phone and e-mail messages daily.
  • Interact with clients, caregivers, and the general public using patience, tact, and respect.
  • Ensure the Health Equipment Lending Program office and warehouse areas are maintained in a clean, safe, and orderly manner.
  • Safeguard and account for agency tools, equipment, and parts.
  • Inspect and test equipment prior to loan to ensure that equipment is in good working condition. Complete or arrange for any necessary repairs.
  • Assist clients in loading and unloading equipment.
  • Maintain client and donor information in agency database.
  • Keep records of equipment loans, returns, and donations.
  • Manage relationships with volunteers through personal contact, and ensure that volunteers are appropriately trained.
  • Provide periodic program reports for grant reporting and/or grant writing purposes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Abilities:

  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize workload.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Professional appearance and attitude.
  • Knowledge of health care and aging issues preferred.
  • Establish cooperative relationships with community agencies.
  • Work independently and as a team member.

Characteristics Helpful to the Position:

  • Spanish language skills preferred.

Qualifications:
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.

Education and/or Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree, Associates Degree, and/or High School Diploma. 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.

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 for grant reporting and inventory 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 required to lift and/or move up to 40 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:
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, including knowledge of Microsoft Office and use of the internet. Ability to operate related computer software and standard business equipment including multi-line telephone systems, copiers, and fax machines. 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 send a cover letter and resume to Natalie Alcorta, Caregiver Support Manager (nalcorta@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).  Email submissions are preferred.  Please, no phone calls.

Updated 5/16/2019.

 


JOB TITLE: Operations Manager
Department: Finance and Operations
Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations
FLSA Status: Exempt
Starting Salary: $45,000/year

Summary:

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of AGE facilities
  • Manage the construction of a new AGE building in South Austin and renovation of Central historic building.
  • Maintain the organization’s fleet of busses to make sure they are safe and road worthy.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee risk management and legal activities: letters of agreement, contracts, leases, and other legal documents and agreements with building-related vendors and tenants.
  • Liaison for new South build and renovation of historic Central office with construction-related vendors.
  • Manage day-to-day construction progress, identifying issues and analyzing construction schedule.
  • Responsible for facilities’ upkeep and maintenance working with vendors as needed.
  • Perform general maintenance duties and oversee landscaping upkeep.
  • Other duties as assigned in support of the programs and operations of AGE.

  • Oversee and work closely with the Administrative Specialist/Building Coordinator:
  • Ensure smooth, daily running of the AGE physical plant.
  • Assist with vendor and tenant relations.
  • Manage tenant needs associated with their office spaces.

  • Supervise and work closely with the Transportation Coordinator:
  • Manage vehicle maintenance and scheduling of repairs and vehicle maintenance appointments.
  • Coordinate routes and assure efficiencies.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in managing people and systems preferred.
  • Not-for-profit experience preferred but not required.

Qualifications:
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.

Education and/or Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university preferred. 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 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:
Excellent management skills are essential. Must have demonstrated ability to plan, organize, 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 a flexible schedule that involves evening and weekend hours is necessary.

Skills and Abilities:
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 40 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.

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 send a cover letter and resume to Annette Cooper, Director of Finance and Operations (acooper@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).  Email submissions are preferred.  Please, no phone calls.

Updated 5/15/2019.

 


JOB TITLE: Program Aide / Driver - Thrive Social & Wellness Center, Austin

Starting Salary: $12.00/hour

General Description:
Assist day center clients so that they are able participate fully in each day’s programming.

Essential Functions:

  • Be prompt and reliable to agreed upon work schedule of agency.
  • Drive daily routes in van, as necessary.
  • Assist program participants in boarding and departing from vehicle and assure that they reach the center safely.
  • Perform and document daily safety check on the vehicle you are driving.
  • Assist on field trips and other special outside events as scheduled.
  • Assist with activities with clients.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Authority:
The Program Aide / Driver 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 Program Aide / Driver is hired by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor 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.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Possess a good driving record.
  • Sensitive to the needs of disabled and/or older adults, using patience, tact, and respect.
  • Be flexible and versatile.
  • Previous experience with older adults is desirable.
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks during shift duty requiring stooping, bending, and lifting.
  • Ability to lift 130 pounds safely and with assistance.
  • Possess a commitment to the purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency.

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.

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 send a cover letter and resume to Lauren Duerksen (lduerksen@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).  Email submissions are preferred.  Please, no phone calls. 

Updated 5/15/2019.