Join the Team | Social Isolation Navigator

POSITION TITLE: Social Isolation Navigator


LOCATION: 2900 Newton Street NE, Washington DC, 20018


REPORTS TO: Social Isolation Manager


FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt


TO APPLY: Send resume to Le'Anetta Obasanjo at lobasanjo@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 role of the Social Isolation Navigator is to listen to the Seabury Resources for Aging participants and develop a more inclusive program reflective of the community we serve.


Department


This department will focus on providing a more inclusive social programming for SeaburyDC programs.


Responsibilities


Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Engage with participants and clients to explore how to reimagine their program.

  • Survey participants twice a year to determine how to improve the quality of programming.

  • Develop programs and activities surrounding the outcomes of the surveys.

  • Develop and implement activities with assistance of the Nutritionist, Fitness Planner and other Seabury staff

  • Develop partnerships with participants to empower them to lead activities that would transform the program.

  • Plan recreational and socialization activities for programs that would be unique to the participants desire for the different programs and includes 2 major events; family day; arts opportunities; and creation of affinity groups.

  • Provide community outreach for seniors and attend neighborhood meetings to share program information.

  • Attend monthly Community Dining Site Managers’ meetings.

  • Attend meetings that are required by the Department on Aging and Community Living and Seabury Resources for Aging.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Key Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, GED, AA degree preferred but not required

  • Creative and high energy

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in human service programs, ideally those that serve older and/or disabled persons

  • Good understanding of the issues and challenges facing the older residents of Washington, DC, possessing sensitivity to the needs of older persons

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

  • Bilingual preferred.


Work Environment: Standard office environment


Equipment Used: PC/laptop, computer printer, camera, office copier, telephone, facsimile machine, shredder, and typical office equipment.


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