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Senior Center Manager - Douglassville, PA

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Berks Encore
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Douglassville, PA
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Published 20 days ago

SUMMARY:

Under minimal supervision, provides on-site supervision and coordination for daily center activities and Meals on Wheels. 

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Directs the daily activities of the Senior Center to which assigned and leads in the development and implementation of Berks Encore’s strategic objectives, policies, and procedures.
  2. Manages and oversees the Meals on Wheels program, including food ordering, volunteer scheduling for delivery routes, volunteer recruitment & retention, and meal packing.
  3. Implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, program plans, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and recommends changes required for improvement.
  4. Implement programming as directed, track and achieve specific outcomes and scientific measurements as determined by Berks Encore’s Strategic Plan.
  5. Supervises programs for recruitment and retention of older adults in center activities and programs.  
  6. Designs, establishes, and maintains a volunteer structure to effectively accomplish the organization's goals and objectives.
  7. Manages the annual budget for the center assigned and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses with the CFO.
  8. Assists in the planning and development of programs, including identifying resources and preparing goals, objectives, and outcomes.
  9. Takes a role in developing relationships with key stakeholders, community and civic groups, and local colleges / universities in order to develop collaborative programming.
  10. Serves as a local liaison between Berks Encore’s and community organizations, business leaders, and agency staff; creates connections and partnerships between external clients and Berks Encore resources.
  11. Recommends and participates in the development of Center policies and procedures.
  12. Establishes systems to monitor and assess the effectiveness of existing and new programs.
  13. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Minimum Associate's Degree in social work, education, psychology, preferred or 3-5 years’ related experience
  • Knowledge of older adults and issues related to aging.  
  • Skill and proficiency in computer and Microsoft Office applications including Excel a must
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within an aging community.
  • Skill in budget management.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele, board, and staff.  
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, and recommend integrated, creative solutions.
  • Skill in implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to supervise, train and motivate volunteers.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Ability to plan, develop, and implement programs.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions on sensitive, confidential issues.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments.

 WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical senior center work environment.
  • Able to lift and move 20 lbs daily in order to perform the daily function of Meals on Wheels.
  • Able to reorganize the center for change in programming throughout the day.
  • Car, proof of insurance, and valid driver’s license required
  • Must be able to deliver Meals on Wheels if a volunteer cannot be assigned.
  • Limited exposure to physical risk.

 

SUMMARY:

Under minimal supervision, provides on-site supervision and coordination for daily center activities and Meals on Wheels. 

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Directs the daily activities of the Senior Center to which assigned and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required

Salary

$28,000 - $30,000

Benefits

Work Hours - Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

10 Paid holidays

Vacation

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Short Term Disability, Long-Term Disability; Life Insurance

401 K

Work Hours - Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

10 Paid holidays

Vacation

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Short Term Disability, Long-Term Disability; Life Insurance

401 K

Level of Language Proficiency

Ability to communicate clearly both written and verbally.

Ability to communicate clearly both written and verbally.

Location

On-site
Douglassville, PA

How to Apply

Please send your resume and three professional references to Lisa Lorah at AGebely@BerksEncore.org No phone calls please.

Please send your resume and three professional references to Lisa Lorah at AGebely@BerksEncore.org No phone calls please.

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