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Catholic Charities of the Dioscese of Albany Wellness Coordinator in Ilion, New York

Job Description

Mission Statement

Catholic Charities, a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Albany, is committed to active witness on behalf of the Scriptural values of mercy and justice. Catholic Charities, recognizing human need at all stages of life, responds to all persons regardless of race, creed or lifestyle, with special emphasis on the economically poor and the vulnerable. Catholic Charities serves and empowers persons in need, advocates for a just society, calls forth and collaborates with women and men of good will in fulfillment of its mission.

General Scope of Responsibilities

Under the direction and guidance of the RSVP & Health and Assistance Program Director, the Wellness Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Wellness program to provide wellness activities for current and prospective RSVP volunteers and clients. Will assist in the facilitation of the WISE Program

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Attend required trainings to facilitate the WISE program.

  2. Use Wellness initiatives to promote recruitment, enrollment, training

and retention of volunteers to meet program requirements.

  1. Assist with social media, including weekly Wellness Wednesday postings and videos.

  2. Prepare and distribute Wellness Newsletters bi-annually.

  3. Network and publicize with community agencies, non-profits, faith Communities and the general public to promote the Wellness, and other RSVP programs that relate to serving the aging population.

  4. Develop and/or maintain Wellness Program documents including: WISE program handbook, training materials, intake forms, consent forms, volunteer scheduling documents, timesheets, and other documents as required.

  5. Maintain and/or oversee maintenance of records for all the above programming including, but not limited to, volunteer timesheets, mileage tallies, reimbursement claims, donation receipts, client contacts and public relations outreach.

  6. Prepare quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports as required by the Catholic Charities agency and all program funding sources.

  7. Receive and document all donations received into the program and send thank you notes to donors.

  8. Assist the program director to meet program goals and requirements.


A Bachelor’s Degree in human services, education, social work, public, and/or geriatrics is preferred, in addition to two years’ experience in the field. Strong presentation, organizational and verbal and written communication skills required. Valid NYS Driver’s License required. Travel is required for trainings and WISE program.


At Catholic Charities, we are privileged to make a difference and love what we do.We value work-life balance and offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Retirement planning options

  • Generous time off

  • Employee discounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Law:

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)