Careers & Internships

In-Home Caregiver

Basic function of work to be performed by employee: Assist older adults in making it possible for them to stay in their own homes safely, maintain or improve their level of personal care and household management, assist in completing household chores such as changing bed sheets, cleaning bathrooms, mopping floors, with the intent to keep the home safe. May also need to provide personal care, helping clients in and out of the shower safely.

Hours: Employees work a set schedule of clients between the hours of 8:30 to 5:00, Monday through Friday. We do not work nights, weekends, or holidays.

Duties:

  • Assist with personal care for frail/at risk clients (to include bathing, grooming, and dressing)
  • Do light housekeeping and laundry (to include vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, dusting, cleaning kitchens & bathrooms, changing bed linens, taking out trash, checking mail, and any other tasks assigned by supervisor)
  • Provide respite for primary caregivers
  • Shop for food and other necessary items
  • Plan and prepare light meals
  • Perform other tasks as assigned
  • Complete all paperwork in a timely maner

Special Skills Needed: Ability to function independently and responsibly and respond well to supervision. Must be in good health, well groomed, able to lift groceries, vacuum, sweep, and mop. Must be able to read service plans and complete documentation accurately. Must have a valid NC driver’s license, and reliable transportation.

Special Qualities Needed: Must be mature, flexible, compassionate, honest, and dependable.

Job Types: Part-time

Salary: $11 /hour

Required experience:

  • in home care: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Driver’s License

Registered Nurse (RN)

Position Summary:

Work with a team of 14 In-Home Aides and a full-time LPN Supervisor who serves about 180 weekly with household chores and personal care.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Initial visits with clients to include assessments and develop plan of care.
  • Reevaluate Assessment and plan of care annually or as needed for personal care clients.
  • Communicate any concerns with In-Home Services Supervisor or Executive Director.
  • Reevaluate chore clients to increase services for personal care as needed or requested.
  • Conduct Supervisory visits for In-Home Aides quarterly or as needed.
  • Conduct or participate in training of In-Home Services as requested.
  • Lead orientations, in-services, trainings and other initiatives to enrich our In-Home Aides.
  • Maintain professional and positive relationships with clients and their family caregivers while reinforcing our policies and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate client records on all clients.
  • Be an advocate for the elderly through involvement in other agencies and organizations.
  • Uphold the mission and goals of the agency.

Qualifications

Must have valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in North Carolina.

  • Ability to function independently and responsibly.
  • Must be in good health, well groomed, be able to read and write accurate documentation.
  • Must have a valid NC driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Preferred work experience with aging related agencies and organizations.
  • Supervisory skills and the ability to work with elderly persons in a compassionate and understanding manner.
  • Valid NC Driver’s License

We are looking for someone who is hard-working, has a positive attitude, ambitious, friendly, outgoing and professional. The candidate needs to be a problem-solver who always carries a smile on their face and compassion in their heart. If you think you’d make the next great addition to our team, we’d love to talk with you!

Job Type: Part-time

Schedule: Day shift, 2-3 days per week

License: Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)

Hours per week: 16-24

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Volunteer Services Coordinator

Position Summary:

FT (Full-time grant-funded position until 9/30/2021)

The Volunteer Services Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, recruiting, and training volunteers and to manage and develop the Housing & Home Improvement program.

The CARES Act is the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security Act and provides funds for services for older adults during COVID-19 Pandemic. This is a time-limited assignment with anticipated funding through September 30, 2021.

Responsibilities:

1. Manage the Volunteer Services Department.

2. Recruit and Retain new volunteer groups and individuals.

3. Oversee Volunteer Department quality management.

4. Initiate and maintain all volunteer records.

5. Participate in community relations.

6. Research the needs of the agency in the area of community education.

7. Coordinate volunteer training and orientation.

8. Maintain accurate files and records for accountability.

9. Participate in outreach activities as designated by Executive Director including expos, speaking engagements, fundraisers, networking events.

10. Advocate for the elderly through involvement within other agencies and organizations.

11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Candidates should have as a minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (i.e., gerontology, human services, social work, sociology, psychology, etc.)
  • Work experience with other aging related agencies and organizations, leadership and supervisory skills, experience supervising personnel or working with other volunteer programs, and the ability to work with senior adults in a compassionate and understanding manner.
  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Genuine concern, understanding and sensitivity to older adults needs, interests, and unique circumstances.
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to work with all levels of the organization with excellent written, communication and organizational skills.
  • Supervisory skills and the ability to work with elderly persons with memory loss in a compassionate and understanding manner.
  • Valid NC Driver’s License

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm.