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Community Outreach Coordinator

Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging Rock Island, IL

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Community Outreach Coordinator position has the lead responsibility for coordinating and administering the evidenced based A Matter of Balance fall prevention program and the Senior Medicare Patrol Program for all 10 counties in PSA 03. Coordinate the Disaster Plan Response for PSA 03 and attend all Disaster Ready QC meetings. Responsible for dissemination of reporting for any disaster or severe weather that occurs in the ten counties in PSA03 to Illinois Department on Aging. This position will represent WIAAA at HSTP meetings, Nutrition meetings, and Human Service Council meetings and participate in health fairs, community events, and give community presentations. Prepare and submit nutrition program reports to IDOA. Monitor and track various nutrition program requirements. Responsible for the maintenance of the Agency website and Facebook page. Assist with the annual RFP process for all OAA services.

Qualifications
1. B.A. degree.
2. Two years experience in programming, social services, or education.
3. Demonstrated skills with public speaking and presentations.
4. Demonstrated skills with computer program, including word processing, e-mail, PowerPoint, spreadsheet, and database programs.
5. Ability to travel extensively within 10 county region.
6. One year marketing experience preferred.

Company Description
Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging was founded in 1973 under an amendment to the Older Americans Act of 1965. The Act is a Federal law created to help older Americans live in their homes with safety and dignity as long as possible with appropriate services and support.

WIAAA receives federal, state and local funds and sub-grants with local community agencies in ten counties in western Illinois: Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island and Warren counties to provide services such as home delivered meals, congregate meals, transportation, legal assistance, information & assistance, outreach, options counseling, senior center, and family caregiver support programs.

Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging

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Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging was founded in 1973 under an amendment to the Older Americans Act of 1965. The Act is a Federal law created to help older Americans live in their homes with safety and dignity as long as possible with appropriate services and support. WIAAA receives federal, state and local funds and sub-grants with local community agencies in ten counties in western Illinois: Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island and Warren counties to provide services such as home delivered meals, congregate meals, transportation, legal assistance, information & assistance, outreach, options counseling, senior center, and family caregiver support programs.

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