975 KELLY STREET, SUITE 401 , BRONX, NEW YORK 10459-3477
Tel: (718) 542-0006 Fax: (718) 542-0944 Email: Info@nshopp.org
NORC-GROUP WORK COORDINATOR
Founded in 1980, Neighborhood Self Help by Older Persons Project (SHOPP) is a non-profit social service agency located in the Bronx serving older adults and families caring for an ill, frail or disabled loved one. SHOPP’s mission is based on the philosophy of self-help. We believe that older adults are capable of helping themselves and helping others improve their capacity to deal with the physical, emotional, social, and financial challenges they face as they age.
SHOPP has several service programs in the Bronx that includes Community Care Network Program; VIP Elder Abuse Program and Crime Victims; NY Connects of the Bronx; Casa Boricua, Leon, Guess and Soundview Older Adult Centers; Case Management & Friendly Visiting Program; Caregivers Program and Lafayette Estates NORC Program.
SHOPP’s staff must be prepared to utilize the agency’s philosophy of self-help and mutual assistance to enable participants to gain and express positive, psychological, and social well-being as an outcome of their involvement in SHOPP programs. SHOPP participants are provided with opportunities to: access benefits and entitlements; serve as volunteers; join planning and support groups; take advantage of training programs, participate in nutritional, educational, recreational and health promotion activities; and participate in community service and leadership development.
The Lafayette Estates NORC Group Work Coordinator is responsible for the provision social, recreational, arts and cultural services NORC participants on-site and virtually and Friendly Visiting Services. The Group Work Coordinator reports directly to the Program Director. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree the field of aging or Associates Degree with a minimum of three years’ experience working in a social service setting in the field of aging. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and experience with older adult community-based services are also required. Bi-lingual skills in Spanish preferred.
The Group Work Coordinator is specifically responsible for the following tasks:
To apply for this position, email your resume and cover letter to:
firstname.lastname@example.org ATTN: Diana Delgado, Neighborhood SHOPP
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