Elder Options Position Opening

Chief Executive Officer

Salary Range: To Be Determined

At Elder Options, our mission is our passionate purpose. We are seeking people like you who want to join our caring, credible and committed family of dedicated professionals and who want to support our aging and disabled communities with all the resources they need to stay healthy and safe.

Why Join the Elder Options Team?

  • We are committed and caring. All our team is dedicated to supporting the aging and disabled living in our communities.
  • We are trusted. We have a long, 45-year history of supporting and advocating for elders, and are the one stop shop, coordinating all elder care resources in the communities we serve.
  • We support you. We recognize as a caring professional, you need care and support too. We promote work life balance, wellness education, personal days, and vacation time begins to accrue on day one.
  • We live our values. Our benefits are exceptional. Because we know the importance of seniors and their retirement income, we provide contributions to your retirement equal to more than 10% of your pay, even if you don’t pay in. We offer several health insurance options with great coverage. Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability Insurance and Life Insurance are free too.
  • We are a family. If you join us, you will want to stay with us. 53% of our staff have stayed with us for more than 5 years. Why do they stay? Our team says they stay because of the leadership, support, culture and mission.

Who are we looking for?

We are always looking for those that share our passion for the mission above all else. If you are new to field, looking for a second career or have many years of experience, you are welcome here.

Position Summary

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Elder Options aka the Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., serving a 16-county Planning and Service Area (PSA) in North Central Florida, which includes: Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Sumter, Suwannee, and Union counties. The CEO is responsible for leading and managing overall operations, having complete authority over staff and routine activities of Elder Options. This includes delegating and directing agendas, managing profitability, managing company organizational structure, establishing culture, strategy, and vision; managing relationships with state and federal agencies and contracted providers, lead agencies, community partners, volunteers, and communicating with the board and advisory council.

Minimum Education Requirements

A minimum Master’s Degree in Health and Human Services Administration, Public Administration from an accredited university or Bachelor’s Degree in or Public Administration from an accredited university. Field of study may be Gerontology, Public Administration, Health and Human Services, Health Care Administration, Non-Profit Management, Social Work, Human Services, or similar.

Professional or non-professional work experience may be substituted for required college on a year for year basis.

Extensive experience in project management and/or community organization and planning related to elderly service preferred.

Minimum Experience Requirements

At least six years of current employment in a health and human services organization demonstrating success in managing people and high performance teams, complex decision making, problem solving, and risk analysis, effective and clear communication. Must have experience with public speaking, strategic planning, relationship building, public relations, and marketing. Experience with a community aging network and/or working with the aging delivery service systems preferred.

The position is full time – 40 hours per week.  Travel Reimbursement at state rate.

ADA/EOE.  Level II background screening and driver record check required.

Career Center Link – External Applicants:

To apply click below, and select the Chief Executive Officer position: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AgingInc&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Internal Applicants- ADP: Myself: Talent: Career Center

Position Closes: June 30, 2022

Elder Options is an equal opportunity employer offering a generous health and wellness benefits package, paid time off, sick time, 10 paid holidays, and an unmatched yearly retirement contribution.

If you have questions, or need to apply using an alternate method, contact Kathy Dorminey at dormineyk@agingresources.org.  Elder Options, Inc. is located at 100 SW 75th Street, Suite 301, Gainesville, FL 32607.

 

Health Promotions Specialist

Salary: $34,000

At Elder Options, our mission is our passionate purpose. We are seeking people like you who want to join our caring, credible and committed family of dedicated professionals and who want to support our aging and disabled communities with all the resources they need to stay healthy and safe.

Why Join the Elder Options Team?

  • We are committed and caring. All our team is dedicated to supporting the aging and disabled living in our communities.
  • We are trusted. We have a long, 45-year history of supporting and advocating for elders, and are the one stop shop, coordinating all elder care resources in the communities we serve.
  • We support you. We recognize as a caring professional, you need care and support too. We promote work life balance, wellness education, personal days, and vacation time begins to accrue on day one.
  • We live our values. Our benefits are exceptional. Because we know the importance of seniors and their retirement income, we provide contributions to your retirement equal to more than 10% of your pay, even if you don’t pay in. We offer several health insurance options with great coverage. Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability Insurance and Life Insurance are free too.
  • We are a family. If you join us, you will want to stay with us. 53% of our staff have stayed with us for more than 5 years. Why do they stay? Our team says they stay because of the leadership, support, culture and mission.

For this position, we are looking for applicants who are energized by teaching, leading and supporting community health classes for seniors as a Health Promotion Specialist. The position will receive training and become certified in several evidenced based curriculums for health and wellness programs focused on older adults such as falls prevention and diabetes education.

A day in the life of a Health Promotion Specialist is teaching evidenced based classes, reaching out to potential community locations, volunteers and community groups interested in health education, engaging and enrolling seniors into classes, and completing related documentation and reports. Health promotions Specialists may also assist with volunteer recruitment, train-the-trainer workshops as well as one-on-one client support through phone based check-ins.

A Health Promotion Specialist must be flexible to client schedules, have the ability to travel locally to community class locations and an ability to work with a population that is elderly and/or frail/disabled. Specialists will have excellent interpersonal skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, and be computer proficient. Specialists should be successful at working independently as well as functioning as a member of a multidisciplinary team. A Level II background screening is required along with successful driving history.

ADA/EOE. Level 2 background screening required.

Career Center Link – External Applicants:

To apply click below, and select the Health Promotion Specialist position: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AgingInc&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Internal Applicants- ADP: Myself: Talent: Career Center

If you have questions, or need to apply using an alternate method, contact Kathy Dorminey at dormineyk@agingresources.org.  Elder Options, Inc. is located at 100 SW 75th Street, Suite 301, Gainesville, FL 32607.

Closing date:  July 15, 2022

Address: 100 SW 75th Street, Suite 301 Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone:1-800-262-2243  •  Fax: 352-378-1256