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JOB TITLE: Health Equipment Lending Coordinator
Department: Programs
Reports to: Caregiver Support Manager
Supervises: 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 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 Job:

  • 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, 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 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 (; fax: 512-451-3110).  Email submissions are preferred.  Please, no phone calls.

Updated 9/10/2019.

 


JOB TITLE: Director of Development
Department: Development
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Development Staff
FLSA Status: Exempt
Starting Salary: Competitive

Summary:
The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for planning, coordination and assuring implementation of all fundraising activities for AGE of Central Texas. This position assures development and maintenance of appropriate systems for fund development including but not limited to grants, events, individual gift program, corporate stewardship, volunteer and donor management, comprehensive major gifts campaign, and gift processing and recognition. This position works closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications to ensure an accurate and effective message about AGE’s services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that fund development activities are carried out in keeping with the organization’s mission and vision.
  • Evaluates the effect of internal and external forces on the organization and its fund development, recommends short- and long-range fund development plans and programs that support the organization’s values, mission and strategic plan. .
  • Increases awareness of AGE in Central Texas, its mission, and need for philanthropic/private support.
  • Helps develop a balanced funding mix of donor sources tailored to the needs of the organization that will enable it to attract, retain, and motivate donors and volunteers.
  • Provides general oversight of all of the organization’s fund development activities, manages the day to-day operations of the development function, and monitors adequacy of activities through coordination with staff, appropriate committees, and board of directors.
  • Designs and implements cost-effective fund development programs, employing economy while maintaining an acceptable level of quality and solid return on investment.
  • Organize fundraising events such as the AGE Awards, private donor events, etc.
  • Seek to maintain excellent relationship with current funders and donors and generate funds from new foundations and individuals .
  • Manages a current staff of three employees with growth in the future.
  • Increase the involvement of current volunteer and board leadership as well as exploring opportunities to provide additional opportunities for engagement.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein 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.

  • A Bachelor’s degree with five or more years of fundraising experience.
  • Comprehensive management skills including directing and motivating staff, oral and written communication skills, and planning.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and implementing a comprehensive fund development program, with experience in raising gifts from individuals.
  • Knowledge and advanced skill set with Microsoft Products and Raisers Edge.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization, including funding sources, vendors, and staff.
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

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. Working knowledge of personal computers. The ability to positively handle a multitude of tasks and challenges is a must. The ability to work in a flexible schedule that involves evening and weekend hours is necessary. Knowledge of accounting and budget preparation is required.

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 9/5/2019.

 


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.