Caregiver Coordinator & Group Facilitator

Website Senior Solutions - Council on Aging Southeastern Vermont

  • Are you looking for a part-time position where you can make a difference in the lives of aging Vermonters?
  • Are you skilled at promotion, facilitation, and organizing support groups for caregivers, volunteers, and community members that care for those with dementia?

Senior Solutions (Council on Aging for Southeastern VT, Inc.) is a non-profit agency serving Windham and Windsor Counties in Vermont since 1973. Our mission is to promote the dignity and well-being of older adults and our passion is to help them to live in the setting of their choice and remain engaged in their community.

Senior Solutions recently received a grant to fund the position of Caregiver Coordinator/Facilitator who will establish, promote, and facilitate caregiver support groups and provide training for dementia care to caregivers, volunteers, and community members in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association and Aging Disabilities Resource Connections.

This position will be the voice for this new initiative. Through various communication outlets, the Caregiver Consultant will provide community education on dementia and outreach to recruit and encourage participation in support groups. The result will be to establish support groups in Windsor/Windham counties, provide training sessions, and track results.

If you have a bachelor’s degree and minimum of two (2) years working in a social service agency and have the ability to communicate and connect with a variety of stakeholders – older adults, caregivers, and community partners, we encourage you to apply for this part-time, 12-24 hour a week position that is funded for six to 12 months.  The pay will be $18-20 depending on experience.  You must have excellent organizational skills as well as effective communication and written skills. This position requires travel in Central and Southern Vermont so a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation necessary.

Senior Solutions offers a competitive salary, limited benefits, and a generous paid time off package. A background check is required. Senior Solutions fosters a work environment where collaboration, open-mindedness and resourcefulness are expected. Our team members are compassionate, respectful, and responsive to the needs and wishes of each other and our clients. We promote a culture of acceptance and openness. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

If you have the requirements above and a desire to be part of our mission to promote the well-being and dignity of older adults, please apply for the position by sending a cover letter and resume to opportunities@seniorsolutionsvt.org

To apply for this job email your details to opportunities@seniorsolutionsvt.org