OPEN POSITIONS

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Full Time

Job Description: Under the direction of the FGP Director, perform administrative details related to the daily operation of the program.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain contact with all applicable local agencies that assist members of the community
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Ascertain that current and accurate records are kept on all members of the organization units, staff, and component program
  • Handle daily problems as they occur
  • Answer correspondence as required
  • Responsible for maintaining office supplies
  • Responsible for handling petty cash
  • Provide secretarial support as needed
  • Responsible for time record of all Volunteers and Staff and reporting to the central office. The administrative assistant will be held responsible for the confidentiality of all materials handled in performing the above duties.

Requirements: College background, previous experience and demonstrated administrative ability, secretarial skills, computer skills, general office knowledge

To apply for the position, please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at jobs@westcop.org


UPSTATE FIELD SUPERVISOR – Full Time

Job Description: Assist the Foster Grandparent Program Director in the effective development and administration of the program.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and meet with eligible senior citizens to work in the program throughout Dutchess, Ulster, Orange, and Sullivan counties
  • Enroll seniors and place them in appropriate work sites in all four counties
  • Develop meaningful work sites through the four counties
  • Supervise and meet with seniors at work sites throughout all four counties to ensure program compliance with funding source guidelines
  • Evaluate the performance of seniors
  • Prepare timesheets and submit them to the payroll department and distribute stipend checks
  • Provide supportive services to foster grandparents
  • Maintain attendance records of foster grandparents
  • Organize and attend the monthly meetings for foster grandparents in Dutchess, Ulster, Orange, and Sullivan counties
  • Organize special events and trips
  • Publicize the program throughout the counties by attending senior programs
  • Maintain contact with other agencies providing services to seniors
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Accept speaking engagements as necessary to advertise the Foster Grandparent Program and to recruit seniors for the FGP program

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, courses in gerontology preferred, one year of experience working with seniors, strong interpersonal skills, and knowledge of community services

To apply for the position, please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at jobs@westcop.org