In order to help seniors throughout McHenry County remain independent and in their own homes, Senior Services manages a Transportation Program.
The coordinator will work closely with seniors eligible for the program; those who are 60 plus and unable to drives themselves to "needs based" appointments. Will be responsible for client intakes, scheduling and assignment of the ride request to a willing volunteer, as well as acting as a referral source for participants for which the program is not appropriate.
The appropriate candidate will be responsible for recruiting, screening, and training Transportation Program volunteers throughout McHenry County. Recruited volunteers will be interviewed, oriented to the program and process background checks on the volunteers.
Additionally, collection of data, completion of reports and calculation of mileage reimbursements is a necessary duty, must be proficient in Excel. Other duties include writing articles and attendance at various meetings.
Excellent organizational and communication skills and attention to detail a must.
Ability to work independently.
Proficient computer skills are necessary for PR pieces, articles and reports.
Ability to establish and maintain a positive rapport with volunteers, senior clients, colleagues and superiors.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience.
Senior Services Associates, Inc. Serving Older Adults, Persons with Disabilities and their Families Since 1973. A social service agency that is dedicated to sustaining and improving the quality of life for individuals age 60 and older, the disabled and their caregivers by providing access to the social services they need. We are dedicated to preserving their independence, promoting mental and physical well-being and protecting their rights and dignity.