Retired & Senior Volunteer Program Coordinator
JOB TITLE: Retired & Senior Volunteer Program Coordinator
LOCATION: Anchorage, Alaska
OPENING DATE: December 8, 2020
CLOSES: Until Filled
SALARY: Depending on Experience + Benefits
WORK HOURS: 7.5 hours per day
Job Summary: Will be responsible for the oversight of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). Will be the first point of contact for any questions, concerns or requests for RSVP volunteers and partnering volunteer stations in the Anchorage and Matanuska-Susitna Borough area. Manage and refer volunteers to appropriate volunteer stations. Will report and provide administrative support to the Elder Care Services Administrator on day-to-day functions of the Elder’s Program.
Qualifications: BA education level with volunteer coordination or equivalent with at least two years experience in related field. Experience working as a volunteer coordinator and knowledge in working with the seniors required. Knowledge of local and state resources and services for elderly or other vulnerable populations. Must be organized and capable of keeping clear documentation and client records. Must have the personality and willingness to deal with difficult situations, families and clients via phone and in person; must be able to work independently and to make independent decisions; must be a self-initiator with high energy and devote time and commitment. Knowledge and experience in office protocols and procedures with hands-on computer experience in word processing and spread sheets. Interest and knowledge of Native lifestyles preferred. Willingness and means to travel and have a valid Alaska Driver’s License. Willing to take training and attend workshops and meetings periodically to enhance job performance and knowledge. Native preference will be given, dependent upon qualifications.