Part-time position, 32 hours per week, with benefits. Senior applicants a plus!
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Polara Health, Serving on the front-lines of mental health treatment in Yavapai County since 1966, Polara Health (formerly West Yavapai Guidance Clinic) is uniquely positioned to improve access for people in need of high quality and affordable holistic care. We are a beacon of hope, help and healing for over 7,000 individual and families and 1,300 children annually. Focused on addressing the whole person through a client centered approach, we offer holistic, transformative services that are tailored to address the unique needs of each client, address the social determinants of health and ensure coordination of care with loved ones and other integrated service providers.
Would you like to make a positive impact on your community? Our ideal candidate will have experience in working with groups of volunteers and strong organizational skills. The job requires matching trained peer volunteers to socially isolated seniors in order to improve their lives. B.A. degree preferred but not required, DPS fingerprint clearance card, seniors a plus. 32 hours per week.
The Senior Peer Program is a prevention program designed to reduce the negative consequences of social isolation and loneliness for older adults aged 60. Services are provided in the Quad City area by volunteers who are also age sixty and above. Volunteers may visit individuals in their homes and/or facilitate support groups or classes.
The Volunteer Coordinator helps recruit and train volunteers and oversees their assignments.
Conducts in home assessments for new participants and matches to a volunteer and/or a support group.
Provides ongoing support to volunteers as issues arise
Provides community resources for people who call
Oversees and manages monthly reports from volunteers
Assists in developing the agenda for monthly volunteer meeting
Actively refers to and coordinates with other service providers for older adults
Works closely with the program manager to further develop and maintain program services
Senior applicants a plus
EOE/Non-smoking facility. Pre-employment drug screening/background check required. ** All candidates must be able to obtain a DPS Fingerprint Clearance card.It is the policy of Polara Health not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or national origin. This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff and termination. Polara Health further agrees to take affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities