One Good Deed Program Coordinator

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
25 hours per week/$21.00 per hour
Posted
Apr 20, 2021
Closes
May 20, 2021
Job Function
Volunteer Services
Focus Areas
Human Services
Position Type
Part Time
Degree Level
Bachelors

Jewish Family & Career Services “JF&CS” is a Georgia non-profit organization with a roughly 13-million-dollar budget.  The agency makes hope and opportunity happen by providing integrated programs and services that maximize self-sufficiency and quality of life.  The JF&CS Foundation holds the agency’s endowment and restricted fund assets. JF&CS is now seeking a Part Time One Good Deed Program Coordinator.

Purpose:  One Good Deed is an organization that matches volunteers to provide friendly visiting services for older adults. One Good Deed Friendly Visitor Volunteers provide companionship, and a meaningful connection that helps reduce loneliness and isolation. 

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and recruit volunteers to provide friendly visitor services for care recipients, age 60+ years who live independently. Recruitment and intake of recipients and volunteers will be primarily (but not limited to) Northeast Atlanta – Toco Hills, Tucker, Virginia Highlands, Intown neighborhoods Buckhead.
  • Works in conjunction with the Volunteer Manager to conduct screening and application processing for volunteers. This process includes interviewing, and initiating a criminal background check
  • Visiting all potential care recipients in their home to determine eligibility and safety for a successful volunteer match.
  • After screening volunteers and care recipients, work with the OGD team to make matches that are based on interests, personality, temperament and geographical appropriateness.
  • Provides ongoing monitoring of matches.
  • Advocates for care recipients and their caregivers and continually assesses need for additional services and community resources.
  • Conducts community outreach and builds relationships with community agencies, synagogues and other community groups.
  • Collaborates on intra and inter agency programming opportunities.
  • Collects data and submits all recipient and volunteer information for reporting
  • Assists in planning, outreach and execution of events to generate financial support and awareness of OGD services.
  • Attends required meetings, including Aviv Staff and supervision meetings twice a month.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to work as a member of a team.  Able to use Microsoft Word and Excel and all software platforms.  Willing to participate in activities/programs outside of normal workday, including occasional weekends for recruitment and event activities. Must be able to utilize own vehicle to drive to appointments and be willing to meet in recipients in their homes and with volunteers out in the field.

Physical Demand:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. Driving is necessary to conduct interviews with volunteers and care recipients located outside the office.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to get from one location to the other, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field.  Experience working with volunteers, family caregivers and older adults (60+) Demonstrated experience connecting with people of all ages and demographics. Leadership and/or Community involvement.

How to Apply?

To apply, please follow this link to locate the full job description and application: https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg03/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=JFCSA&cws=1

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