Rowan County Senior Center Director

  • Part Time
  • Morehead, Kentucky
  • Senior Centers
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Close Date: 06/07/2021
Job Description

Gateway Area Development District seeks a candidate for the part-time position of Senior Center Director at its Rowan County location. The position will work up to 32 hours weekly, with a regular schedule of 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. The Senior Center Director will provide services funded through the Older Americans Act (OAA) and be recognized as a community focal point that serves as a gateway in connecting older adults to community services. In doing so, the candidate must be knowledgeable in related polices for Title III programs; and must follow and document procedures accurately. The candidate will relate well with older persons and encourage the use of the services and activities available to enhance their quality of life. They will seek community partnerships and coordinate involvement within the Center. The candidate will recruit, train, and supervise volunteers. They must collect and keep up-to-date confidential and accurate records, maintain client files, and enter data into the state tracking system, SAMS. Creates and displays a monthly Calendar of Events and provides an activities program on a daily basis. Provides and conducts a plan of programs appropriate to the needs of the senior citizens that includes, but is not limited to: nutritional programs, healthy promotion, group social programs, indoor and outdoor recreational activities and programming away from the senior center facility. Additional duties include: create activities such as arts, crafts, music, drama, educational programs, and exercise activities. This position will ensure the Center is open, clean, and ready to operate as scheduled. Responsible for counting daily donations made to the center. Complete bus/van routes if center driver is not available. Attends trainings and meetings as required. Perform other duties as assigned.

Salary: $11.00 Hourly

Position is open until filled.

Minimum Qualifications

Strong communication, social, organizational, and computer skills. Must be able to travel locally as necessary and participate in recreational outings. Experience working with older persons is preferred but not required. Valid Driver’s License.

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