Lutheran Social Service of MN Program Coordinator (26385) in Marshall, Minnesota
City:Marshall State:MN Country:United States of America Category:Services for Older Adults Employment Status:Full Time Description Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans. Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve. We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees. Consider joining us! The position is responsible for the overall management of Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion volunteer and client assignments in assigned geographic area. The responsibilities include publicizing the programs, recruiting, training and placing volunteers and clients with partner agencies, assuring compliance with program regulations and managing relationships with partner sites and multiple stakeholders in the community. The responsibilities also include directly managing clients and volunteer/client matches where no partner agency is available to do so. This position coordinates LSS Companion Services programs in SW Minnesota. Minimum Requirements A Bachelor's degree in the human services field or five years of equivalent experience. Experience working with the older adult population and/or volunteers is desired. A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, access to reliable transportation and a Motor Vehicle Check. Excellent reasoning and analytical skills in order to understand and effectively interpret program policies, procedures and regulations. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Ability to interact effectivelywith diverse populations/individuals from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of issues relating to aging and volunteerism. Depending on service area, 50% to 70% of time will be spent out of the office meeting with volunteers, clients and a variety of community partners. Additional Posting Information:This position coordinates LSS Companion Services programs in SW Minnesota. Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability. We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety, and respect.