Caregiver Support Coach

Elder Options is searching for a Health Educator to fill the position of Caregiver Support Coach.  Dynamic applicants with strong interpersonal skills are sought to join the existing team to promote and deliver an evidence-based caregiver training curriculum.  This training program is for persons who are caregivers for family members and/or friends with dementia.  This hire would be responsible for: 1) developing host sites, 2) recruiting participants, 3) teaching the program, 4) evaluating its effectiveness, 5) completing data entry and administrative paperwork and 6) facilitating community outreach and promotional events.   

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong motivation to serve the dementia caregivers of North Central Florida. The applicant must have strong organizational skills, computer skills (MS Word, PowerPoint and Access), and presentation skills as well as knowledge of or experience with community organizing.  All duties will include a component of outreach to Spanish-speakers.  Travel throughout 16 counties in North Central Florida is required. Considerable time will be spent on the phone/road for networking and coordination with other team members toward the shared goal of caregiver support.  Some lifting is required (carrying training materials and equipment).

BA/BS required.  Desirable qualities include:  experience with elder population, personal experience as a caregiver, work experience in rural Florida communities.  Background in Social Services, health and/or community education a plus! Preference will be given to candidates who are fluent in Spanish & English (spoken and written). 

The position is full time – 40 hours per week.  Starting Salary is $34,000.00.  Travel Reimbursement at state rate. Excellent Benefits.  ADA/EOE.  Level II background screening required.  

Career Center Link – External Applicants:

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

RE-POSTING – PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY.  

POSITION CLOSES: November 5, 2021

If you have questions, or need to apply using an alternate method, contact Kathy Dorminey at dormineyk@agingresources.org or (352) 692-5214.  Elder Options, Inc. is located at 100 SW 75th Street, Suite 301, Gainesville, FL 32607.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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