Caregiver Program Coordinator

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Caring for a spouse, parent, or loved one takes a great deal of time, effort, and hard work. Sourcepoint’s caregiver support offers a variety of free resources and dynamic programs. We are looking for a caregiver program coordinator to oversee this invaluable service to our community in Delaware County. This position is responsible for the coordination, evaluation, and expansion of our comprehensive caregiver support program. The program will include a broad array of activities and services which support, guide, educate and address the needs of caregivers served by SourcePoint. This position has general flex office hours between 8 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday. The position requires approximately 1 weekend a quarter and 1 to 2 evenings per month.

Reports to: Community Engagement Manager | FLSA: Fulltime nonexempt position $22/hour

Essential Job Functions and Expectations:

Caregiver Program Creation, Maintenance & Facilitation (50%)

  • Identify, suggest, and develop tools and activities to be implemented as part of a comprehensive caregiver support program, requiring contact with the community, employers, staff, caregivers, respite providers, and volunteers
  • Facilitate professional-led support groups for caregivers throughout Delaware County monthly
  • Coordinate and assist with peer-led support groups for caregivers monthly
  • Present and regularly update Caregiver Crash Course, a 30 to 60-minute class and video for caregivers
  • Plan and co-lead Powerful Tools for Caregivers, an evidence-based program designed to enhance caregiver self-efficacy and self-care, several times per year
  • Coordinate the Caregiver Relief Companions Program including assisting with recruitment and training of volunteers, working with care consultants to identify client referrals, and matching respite volunteers to clients for service
  • Plan and implement caregiver appreciation events each November (Caregiver Appreciation month)

Caregiver Contacts (15%)

  • Send weekly emails to active SourcePoint caregivers to stay connected and ensure they are aware of upcoming programs and caregiver resources
  • Be consistently prepared and available to talk with and provide active listening to caregivers in one-on-one supportive conversations in-person or over the phone

Grief Support Program Creation, Maintenance & Facilitation (15%)

  • Facilitate Caregiver Grief Group, a semi-annual 6-week, guided book club-style group for former caregivers
  • Facilitate Living Beyond Lose, a monthly dynamic support group for those dealing with loss

Documentation & Reporting (10%)

  • Track and report all caregiver/former caregiver data necessary to meet requirements of funders and needs of management and staff

Community Relationships (10%)

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of programs and services provided and supported by SourcePoint. This includes SourcePoint programs and services, as well as those supported through our partnerships
  • Maintain partnerships with off-site program locations and other caregiver-related entities in the Delaware County community
  • Work with partners to offer fun and educational activities for caregivers and their loved ones annually

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of geriatric care, older adult issues, family caregiver issues and local resources available to older adults in the support and maintenance of their health and welfare
  • Knowledge of training techniques and workshop development skills and experience in coordinating and facilitating training, education and technical assistance with individuals and groups
  • Excellent computer skills, including fluency with basic software products, including Microsoft Office
  • Strong ability to work cooperatively with a diverse group of clients, caregiver, volunteers, coworkers, human service professionals and organizations as well as navigate group dynamics
  • Ability to meet deadlines and successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare professional correspondences and reports
  • Ability to promote a positive work culture within the organization; project a positive image of the organization in the community and to routinely interact with the public
  • Must have reliable transportation for driving to and from home visits, meetings, events, etc. as assigned
  • Ability to be creative and deal with ambiguity and change on a routine basis
  • Serve as person-in-charge per schedule

Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree in social work, psychology, education, nursing, or related field, Bachelor’s preferred
  • Three years’ experience in the field of aging, support group facilitation, and/or program coordination, or combination of education and experience equivalent to 5 years

Essential Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Able to remain in a stationary position 50 percent of the time
  • Able to communicate clearly in group settings, 1:1, and presentations, via in-person, phone and virtually
  • Must be able to lift and/or exert up to 20 pounds occasionally

Other:
In any organization, particularly a small organization, it is necessary to assume new responsibilities necessary to ensure a smooth continuity of operations with the organization. It is expected that other organizational needs will emerge, which will be assigned to the Administrator of Community Programs.

About SourcePoint:
SourcePoint helps Delaware County adults 55 and better live safely at home and stay healthy as they age. We provide in-home care like Meals on Wheels, a large community center, support for caregivers, and more. And we want you on our team! Come join a wonderful organization that brings a wide variety of expertise and talents together under one roof. At SourcePoint, every team member, from accounting to wellness, contributes to our mission to help our community live well after 55.

A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. At SourcePoint, we know diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

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