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Homemaker

This is a non exempt position for purposes of Fair Labor Standards Act.  Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

POSITION REPORTS TO: Senior Care Coordinator

GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION: Performance of routine household tasks to help maintain an adequate living environment for senior citizens with functional limitations.

MAJOR JOB SEGMENTS:

  1. Light housekeeping tasks including dusting, vacuuming, mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, making beds and maintaining a safe and healthy living environment.
  2. Shopping for necessities including groceries.
  3. Laundry services.
  4. Meal preparation.
  5. Observe, report and record any change in client's condition and home environment.
  6. Homemaker is not permitted to assist with any personal care issues.
  7. All other duties assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. An enthusiasm for working with senior citizens.
  2. Ability to work with senior citizens with functional limitations.
  3. Ability to perform housekeeping, laundry and cleaning tasks.
  4. Ability to maintain accurate records.
  5. Appropriate computer skills for the position
  6. Valid driver's license and good driving record.

Please respond with a short resume with work experience to Ken Pranger, 4250 W Tyler Rd, Hart 49420, or email pranger@oceanacoa.com

Senior Guest Services

POSITION REPORTS TO: Executive Director

GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION: To assist the planning, organizing and implementation of Program activities at the Center.

MAJOR JOB SEGMENTS:

  1. Track and maintain meal reservation system and activity sign-ins for quarterly and NAPIS reports
  2. Ensure all necessary paperwork is filled out by participants, filed properly (NAPIS) and e-mailed weekly to AgeWell Services.
  3. Ensure Kitchen has printed list of lunch reservations daily.
  4. Track monthly totals for meals and programs.
  5. Track and total monthly meal count for Our Friends House for Finance Office.
  6. Balance credit card and cash/check totals daily and ensure paperwork is accurately filled out.
  7. Make lunch announcements as needed.
  8. Complete and print monthly birthday calendar.
  9. Assist with phone and welcome all visitors.
  10. Organize front entrance and maintain loan closet and paperwork.
  11. Assist in decorating Center for holidays, specials events, etc. when needed.
  12. Keep NAPIS forms and My Senior Center database up to date.
  13. Assist in facilitating programs offered at the Center with or in place of Program Developer/Assistant.
  14. Assist with fundraising, special events and programs away from the Center for trips/picnics as needed.
  15. Maintain homebound picnic program
  16. All other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. An enthusiasm, knowledge and understanding of working with senior citizens.
  2. Supervisory experience.
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record
  5. Ability to be flexible, creative and to respond calmly to frequent changes in routine.

PLEASE RESPOND WITH RESUME TO:  Ken Pranger, 4250 W Tyler Rd, Hart , MI 49420  or pranger@oceanacoa.com

Bus Driver

This is a non exempt position for purposes of Fair Labor Standards Act.  Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Transportation Coordinator and Executive Director

GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION: Operate all transit vehicles in a safe and reliable manner for the Oceana County Council on Aging.

MAJOR JOB SEGMENTS:

  1. Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections, record passengers as they enter/exit the bus, complete daily paperwork as needed, complete accident and incident reports as necessary.
  2. Operate transit vehicles in accordance with published schedules.
  3. Operate wheelchair lifts and assist in properly securing wheelchair passengers and wheelchairs.
  4. Assist elderly and disabled passengers getting into and out of the bus and with securing seatbelts if necessary.
  5. Report route problems or accidents to the Transportation Coordinator.
  6. Collect proper bus fare and turn in daily to Finance office.
  7. Maintain order and behavior of transit passengers in a courteous and professional manner and forward customer inquiries, complaints and suggestions to the supervisor.
  8. Maintain professional attitude and conduct at all times and maintain a professional appearance – wearing an OCCOA uniform is required.
  9. Participate in training and safety programs.
  10. Perform related activities as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school graduate or GED.
  2. Valid Michigan Commercial Driver’s License with BP endorsements.  Comply with pre-employment and random federally mandated drug and alcohol testing programs.
  3. Maintain an excellent driving record.
  4. Possess knowledge of driving and safety rules and regulations.
  5. Familiarity with Oceana county roads.
  6. Possess the skills and ability to operate a transit vehicle in a safe manner.
  7. Ability to communicate courteously, effectively and tactfully while properly interacting with the general public and other employees.
  8. Ability to prepare reports concerning rider-ship, bus conditions and accidents/incidents.
  9. Ability to follow verbal and/or written instructions.
  10. Applicable computer skills for the position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Drivers must be in good physical condition as to allow for light physical work activity involving bending, stooping and prolonged sitting with considerable pushing and pulling of arm and leg controls.
  2. Drivers must be physically able to move and assist wheelchair patrons on and off vehicles and properly secure wheelchair users.
  3. In case of an accident or emergency, drivers may be required to remove passengers from the bus – particularly if the passenger is elderly and/or disabled.

POSITION HOURS BY CLASSIFICATION:

Part time:  up to 19 hours / week.
Starting rate $17.00 / hr.

PLEASE RESPOND WITH RESUME TO:  Ken Pranger, 4250 W Tyler Rd, Hart , MI 49420  or pranger@oceanacoa.com

Part time: Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) / Certified Personal Care Aide (CPCA)

This is a non exempt position for purposes of Fair Labor Standards Act.  Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

POSITION REPORTS TO: Registered Nurse, Senior Services Coordinator, Our Friend’s House Operations Manager

GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION: Performance of routine household, personal care, and respite for the Caregiver tasks to help maintain an adequate and safe living environment for senior citizens with functional limitations.  Hours will be flexible between Our Friend’s House and in home care services

HOURS: This is a part time position 20-29 hours per week

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with bathing and hygiene
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Toileting
  • Personal Care
  • Respite for the Caregiver
  • Light housekeeping tasks including dusting, vacuuming, mopping floors, cleaning bathroom and kitchen, making bed, laundry services  and maintaining a safe and healthy living environment.
  • Shopping for necessities including groceries and errands.
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries with clients and their family
  • Meal preparation
  • Observe report and record any change in client’s condition and home environment.
  • General conversation and social support for the client.
  • All other duties assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a certification as a CNA or CPCA license in the state of Michigan
  • An enthusiasm for working with senior citizens.
  • Ability to work with senior citizens with functional limitations.
  • Ability to perform housekeeping, laundry and cleaning tasks.
  • Ability to lift objects and assist senior citizens during the course of daily tasks.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Attention to attendance and timeliness.

BENEFITS: Paid time off including vacation, personal time, and holidays after 90 days. Retirement plan with employer matching contribution.

COMPENSATION: Starting rate $14.88 / hr + $2.35 / hr funding for direct care services

 

Please submit cover letter and resume to Ken Pranger, 4250 W Tyler Road, Hart, MI 49420 or prefer email to pranger@oceanacoa.com


The Oceana County Council on Aging is always looking for outgoing, motivated individuals to join our volunteer team.