Join the Seabury Team | Age-In-Place® Project Leader

POSITION TITLE: Age-In-Place® Project Leader – Full Time


LOCATION: Seabury Age-In-Place® Program


REPORTS TO: Age-In-Place® Program Manager


FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt


TO APPLY: Send resume to Kirstan Fuller at kfuller@seaburyresources.org

 

Organization


Seabury Resources for Aging is a private, not-for-profit corporation registered in the District of Columbia, which provides various services to enhance the quality of life for older adults. Seabury’s mission is to provide personalized, affordable services and housing options to help older adults in the greater Washington, DC area live with independence and dignity. Seabury strives to continue to be the trusted community leader in aging services.


Overview of the Role


The Project Leader orients, trains and supervises volunteers (in groups and individually) in the performance of home maintenance projects (yard work and house cleaning). This individual works alongside volunteers in the delivery of client services. This position does not have management of staff responsibilities. During the COVID-19 pandemic the Age-In-Place® program only provides yard work.


Department


Age-In-Place® Project Leaders are part of a small, dynamic staff dedicated to improving the living conditions and social support of low income seniors, preserving affordable housing options, and providing meaningful, intergenerational volunteering opportunities. The Age-In-Place® program (www.age-in-place.org) mobilizes volunteers to provide free yard work and house cleaning services for older adults in Wards 4, 5, and 6 of DC.


Responsibilities

  • Orients, trains and supervises volunteers (in groups and individually) in the performance of home maintenance projects (yard work and house cleaning).

  • Works alongside volunteers in the delivery of client services.

  • Maintains records of data with various tracking mechanisms (CSTARS).

  • Administers and collects survey data.

  • Completes home observations as required.

  • Maintains records of volunteers and seniors (i.e. hours worked, names, organizational information).

  • Interacts with volunteers and clients through thank you letters, emails and phone calls, and well-being check calls.

  • Assists Age-In-Place® Program Manager in conducting outreach and volunteer recruitment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Key Qualifications

  • 0-1 years of experience (volunteer and internship experience will be counted). This is an entry-level position.

  • Knowledge of volunteer recruitment and community organizing desired.

  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including comfort with public

speaking

  • Interest in key issue areas, particularly elder issues, youth engagement, and homelessness

prevention

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive

  • Demonstrable leadership skills

  • Maintain the policies and procedures provided by the District of Columbia as it pertains to

COVID 19 regulations

  • Clean background check

  • Negative PPD and TB test

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record

  • Must be at least 25 years of age.


Work Environment: Community-based


Work Schedule: September - May: Tuesday - Saturday; June - August: Monday - Friday


Essential Physical Functions: Ability to lift 35 pounds, to drive and to bend and stoop during project activities. This position entails considerable physical exertion.


Equipment Used: 12-passenger van, grounds keeping equipment; housekeeping equipment; standard office equipment


Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


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