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JOB TITLE:Memory Connections Program Associate

Starting Salary: $18.00 per hour

General Description: 
Responsible for implementing all aspects of Memory Connections cognitive intervention program on-site at various program locations. Program serves individuals living with early stage memory loss.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and facilitate weekly therapeutic and psycho-educational group sessions at designated program sites to assist clients in coping with living with early stage memory loss.
  • Assist with planning and facilitating various brain exercise activities at designated program sites.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with program stakeholders and community partners, including, but not limited to: program participants, care partners, volunteers, and host site personnel. Lead team of volunteers and interns, as needed.
  • Conduct potential participant intakes and assessments.
  • Monitor program effectiveness and program fidelity. Assist in creating, distributing, and compiling surveys administered to program stakeholders to evaluate program efficacy.
  • Remain current on research regarding supportive interventions for individuals with memory loss and their caregivers.
  • Represent AGE at program and community events, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of experience working with seniors and individuals who have dementia or memory loss.
  • At least 1 year of experience in facilitating support groups.
  • A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, social work, or other mental health related field.
  • Professional licensure in respective field (LMSW, LCSW, LPC or LPC-I, LMFT or LMFT-A).
  • Candidates will be considered with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, social work, or other mental health related field, 2 years of experience working in a human service or medically-related program, and LBSW licensure.

Hours of Work:
This is a non-exempt position of 20 hours per week. Local travel to program sites 2 days per week is required, including Cedar Park. Required work days are Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Mileage will be reimbursed according to agency policy.

Authority:
The Memory Connections Program Associate is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out responsibilities assigned as long as such action does not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:
The Memory Connections Program Associate is selected by the Memory Connections Program Director and is responsible to him or her. Frequent and open communication with the Program Director is necessary in order to ensure smooth program delivery at program sites. The Memory Connections Program Associate is expected to establish and maintain relationships with program stakeholders and community partners.

Characteristics Helpful to the Job:

  • Advanced level of oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to present a confident, professional image to the clients, the community, and co-workers.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and individual differences in ability, personality, and interests.
  • Leadership, collaboration, and relationship building skills. Work closely in a team of 3 with open communication. Enjoys working independently.
  • Ability to demonstrate complex problem solving.
  • Commitment to the purpose, objectives, values, and goals of the agency.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and multi-task. Attention to detail and proactive.
  • Knowledge of computers and Microsoft software products.

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 K.C. Lawrence, LMSW, Program Director (klawrence@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).  Email submissions are preferred.  Please, no phone calls. Updated 1/16/2019.

 


JOB TITLE:Nurse Aide / Driver - Austin and Williamson County Adult Day Health Centers

Starting Salary: $12.00 per hour

This is a full-time, Monday-Friday position, with no evenings or weekends.

General Description: 
Assist day center clients so that they are able participate fully in each day’s programming. The position is available at both the Williamson County (Round Rock) and the Austin Adult Day Health Centers.

Essential Functions:

  • Be prompt and reliable to agreed upon work schedule of agency.
  • Transport members to and from the day center in agency vehicle.
  • Assist members in boarding and departing from vehicle and assure that they arrive at home or at the day center safely.
  • Assisting on field trips and other special outside events as scheduled.
  • Become familiar with and responsive to clients and their individual needs.
  • Assist clients with personal needs so that they can fully participate in and enjoy activities at the day center (including personal hygiene, toileting, incontinent care, walking and transferring, eating, and participating in activities).
  • Perform and document daily safety checks on the vehicle you are driving.
  • Spanish fluency not required, but desirable.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Qualifications:

  • Possess a good driving record and a current drivers license.
  • 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.

Benefits of Working at AGE of Central Texas:

  • You can earn up to 160 Hours of PTO (Paid Time Off) in the first year of employment.
  • AGE observes eight (8) paid holidays a year.
  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance options kick in after first 90 days of employment.
  • Eligible for a 3% pay raise after 90 days of employment, with satisfactory performance evaluation.

Authority:
The Nurse 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 Nurse 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. 

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 Greenwade, Program Director (lgreenwade@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).  Email submissions are preferred.  Please, no phone calls. Updated 1/2/2019.

 


JOB TITLE:Program Aide / Driver - Williamson County Adult Day Health Center

Starting Salary: $12.00 per hour

General Description:
Assist day center clients so that they are able participate fully in each day’s programming.  This position floats between the Williamson County (Round Rock) and the Austin Adult Day Health Centers, according to staffing and census levels.

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.

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.

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. 

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 Greenwade, Program Director (lgreenwade@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).  Email submissions are preferred.  Please, no phone calls. Updated 1/2/2019.

 


JOB TITLE:Program Aide / Driver - Austin Adult Day Health Center

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 Annette Juba (ajuba@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).  Email submissions are preferred.  Please, no phone calls. Updated 1/2/2019.