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Open Position: Temporary Community Planner/Outreach Coordinator

Job Title: Temporary Community Planner/Outreach Coordinator

Department: Seabury Ward 5 Aging Services

Status: Nonexempt

Job Reports To: Director of Ward 5 Lead Agency

Positions Supervised: Volunteers, Senior Aides, Dietary Aides

Travel: Regular Local Travel

Job Summary

The incumbent is responsible for the assessment and planning of community needs through quarterly community planning forums, the Advisory Council and Advisory Neighborhood Commission meetings. The incumbent is also responsible for the coordination of recreation/socialization activities at Community Dining sites (when the COVID 19 pandemic has released some of the restrictions. S(he) also assists the Director in program evaluation activities regarding achievement of performance goals.

Major Responsibilities/Activities

· Working with the Director, oversees the ongoing community planning activities of Ward 5

· Plans recreational and other activities for all of Ward 5 older adult including a monthly calendar/virtual calendar

· Recruits professional experts from various fields of service to serve on advisory boards, give presentations to participants and to serve on committees

· Plans and manages quarterly Advisory Council meetings

· Attends local mini-commission committee meetings that are directly or peripherally related to the functioning of the Lead Agency programs using Zoom calling during the COVID 19 pandemic

· Identifies issues that impact Ward 5 clients and assists in responding to correspondence involving relevant policy issues

· Assists the Director in identifying and accessing resources so as to facilitate program improvements and expansion

· Represents Seabury's Ward 5 Services at special city-wide event activities, etc.

· Must be able to work on some weekends and evenings to attend local ANC or SMD meetings

· Supervise all Volunteers and Senior Aides

· Works closely with the Ward 5 Lead Agency Nutritionist/Nutrition Aide

· Work closely with other staff members to maintain and establish relevant contacts during the COVID 19 pandemic

· Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

· B.A./B.S. degree in one of the Social Sciences, Social Work, etc.

· A minimum of 4 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

· Must have access to a working vehicle five days a week and a valid driver’s license

· Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and computer based data management systems

Work Environment: Standard office environment

Essential Physical Functions: Ability to lift 20 pounds

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

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to


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