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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
This department will focus on providing a more inclusive social programming for SeaburyDC programs.
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.
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
Work Environment: Standard office environment
Equipment Used: PC/laptop, computer printer, camera, office copier, telephone, facsimile machine, shredder, and typical office equipment.