Home Chore/Volnteer Services Coordinator

Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/6/2020 12:29 PM)
Job ID
2020-1471
# of Openings
1
Category
Health Care

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing home chore and/or minor home repair services at the residences of the senior citizens within the community of Jemez Pueblo; coordinates Volunteer Services for/through the Senior Companion Program, which is a part of the Senior Corps Program.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conducts home visits to senior citizen’s homes to advocate, interpret and/or inform them of the many services and activities available with the Senior Citizens Program and JHHS.
  • Performs home chores as requested by senior clients to include minor repairs throughout the home as possible.
  • Installs safety equipment to help for safer movement within the home and for injury prevention; provides for safer and easier methods of entry into and out of residence.
  • Coordinates efforts of volunteers who participate in the Senior Companion Program.
  • Reports problems and the need for additional client services, including medical care.
  • Maintains accurate records regarding work performed, including monies spent and mileage driven.
  • Operates and adjusts a variety of hand and power tools and equipment common to the maintenance tasks performed.
  • Contributes to the overall quality of the unit’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
  • Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

Education and Experience:

High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED); AND two (2) years of experience in providing home repair and housekeeping services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOME CHORE/VOLUNTEER SERVICES COORDINATOR

 

Required Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of:

  • Towa language.
  • Practices and techniques for maintaining a household.
  • Business arithmetic.
  • Use and minor maintenance of commonly used hand and power general maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Basic painting, plumbing and carpentry methods, tools and techniques.
  • Safety practices related to the work.
  • Record keeping practices.
  • Basic personal hygiene techniques.
  • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.

 

Skill in:

  • Safely using and maintaining hand and power tools related to the work.
  • Making accurate arithmetic calculations.
  • Performing general maintenance and housekeeping duties.
  • Preparing and maintaining clear and concise records of work performed.
  • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
  • Using tact, discretion and prudence in dealing with youth and families contacted in the course of the work.
  • Dealing successfully with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone, often where relations may be confrontational or strained.
  • Communicating effectively in oral and written forms.

 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

  • Valid New Mexico Driver’s License.
  • First Aid & CPR certification within six (6) months of date of employment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                          

HOME CHORE/VOLUNTEER SERVICES COORDINATOR

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment; stamina and agility to operate hand tools and power equipment and perform maintenance duties; strength and agility to lift and carry up to 50 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in over the telephone and in person.           

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

 

  • Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.

 

 

  • New employees are required to submit to a background investigation.       Employment is contingent upon passing the background investigation.

 

 

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