Social Services Outreach Specialist

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/14/2018

Address

Mesa
Arizona
United States

Description

East Valley Adult Resources, Inc. (EVAR) empowers and supports older adults and their families to remain independent and engaged in our communities. Our non-profit organization provides a full continuum of service, with core programs that include: Center-Based Services, Meals on Wheels, In-Home Support, Outreach / Social Services, and Contracted Programs. Our vision is to be a leader in providing direct services and mobilizing resources that support the changing needs of our older adult population.


We are currently recruiting for an important full-time Bilingual Outreach Specialist position. The position involves significant teamwork and collaborative efforts with staff, volunteers, and other organizations. Essential duties include:

  • Assist older adults and their families in navigating and accessing social service, health, and benefits resources.
  • Conduct targeted community outreach to identify and support at risk older adults.
  • Provide community health promotion education.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work / related field OR a minimum of two years social service or community health experience working with at-risk older adult and their families.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to encourage team work.

Requirements include:

  • Ability to obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card to compliance to EVAR’s background check policies.
  • Possess a valid AZ driver’s license and reliable vehicle to use in the performance of job.
  • Bilingual English / Spanish required for this current opening.


Full-time (40 hours / week) non-exempt position


For more information about EVAR and the complete job description, please check our website at www.evadultresources.org


Come join our team and make a difference in the lives of seniors in our community!


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.75 to $13.25 /hour

Benefits

Excellent benefits package, including employee health plan, vacation and sick leave, and 401k.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English / Spanish required for this current opening.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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