Caring Services Program
Full-time Homemaker 
USS Homemakers provide homemaking services to eligible homebound clients. Duties include housecleaning, meal preparation and/or laundry to achieve and/or maintain a clean, safe, healthy environment. Homemakers complete on the job training and ongoing CEU’s, provided by USS. Homeakers must have a valid license and be able to operate a motor vehicle, ambulate, sustain a moderate level of physical activity, and present a neat, clean appearance. The successful candidate is personable and enjoys working with senior citizens. USS provides a flexible Monday through Friday schedule, generous vacation, holiday, and sick time, health insurance and 401K.  To apply email resume and cover letter to USS at info@unitedseniorservices.org or complete an application at United Senior Services, 125 W Main Street in downtown Springfield.  The application period will remain open until the position is filled. USS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Senior Meals Program
Part-time Site Manager and Substitute Drivers
The USS Senior Meals program currently has open positions for an on-call Dining Room Site Manager and on-call Meal Delivery Drivers. The USS Senior Meals program includes Meals on Wheels home delivery and Congregate Meals across Clark County. These are paid positions with work schedules during the day Monday through Friday. No weekends. For more information or to apply contact the Senior Meals Director Sharon Torres at 521-3013 or complete an application at United Senior Services, 125 W Main Street in downtown Springfield. The application period will remain open until the position is filled. USS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Enon Satellite Coordinator

Title: Satellite Coordinator

Employ Status: Part time

Supervisor: Director of Operations

Location: USS Enon, Located at 7571 Springfield-Dayton Road, Enon Ohio.

Hours: Weekday afternoons 20 – 25 hours per week, Occasional evenings

Summary: Responsible for the identification and development of recreational, educational, health related, and social services for an USS satellite

Responsibilities: 

1 – Identify needed services in the satellite area by surveying participants and on site management.

2 – Create and coordinate activities, in cooperation with the Director.

3 – Develop and maintain a satellite calendar.

4 – Perform public relation activities including public speaking, recruiting volunteers and preparing information for the bi-monthly Center Page newsletter.

5 – Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with the building owner’s Property Manager.

6 – Administration responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining the satellite membership roster, collecting dues and                 payments for programs, managing petty cash, maintaining inventory of equipment and supplies, and submitting reports as requested.

7 – Maintain confidentiality and professionalism in all aspects of position.

Supervise: Volunteers for activities

Education/Training: High school diploma or equivalent, on the job training

Knowledge/Skills: Verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of community resources and ability to develop contacts, knowledge of the needs and interests of older adults, ability to speak to groups, ability to manage independently and motivate others, basic computer skills, interpersonal skills,  organizational skills

Prior Experience: 1 year of demonstrated relevant experience

Equipment: Computer, copier, fax machine, telephone, audio visual equipment

For more information or to apply contact John Paulsen, Director of Operations, at 323-4948.

Deadline to apply is December 14, 2018.

United Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Driver

Title: Driver 

Department: Transportation

Employment Status: Part time Up To 30h/w

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt                                                   

Supervisor: Transportation Coordinator

Position Summary: Responsible for providing transportation to older adults; performing basic maintenance and repair of vehicles; and maintaining accurate records.

 Essential Duties:                   

  1. Knows and follows all laws and regulations pertaining to passenger transportation.
  2. Transports clients to nutrition sites, medical appointments, essential errands and social trips as scheduled.
  3. Assist all passengers on and off vehicles as necessary to insure their safety.
  4. Inspect vehicles (and specialized equipment such as wheel chair lifts and tie-downs) before each trip and complete pre-trip inspection form.
  5. Performs preventative maintenance checks as scheduled.
  6. Reports mechanical problems and passenger complaints to the Transportation Coordinator immediately after they occur.
  7. Complete log sheet on each trip and gives to the Transportation Coordinator on a daily basis.
  8. Collects client contributions, and gives to the Transportation Coordinator on a daily basis.
  9. Cleans inside of vehicles on a daily basis.
  10. Assist the Transportation Coordinator with minor maintenance and repairs of vehicles as requested.

 

Education/Training

  1. High school diploma or equivalent; must be 18 years of age or older.
  2. Complete Defensive Driving Training Course, CPR/First Aid Course, and Exposure Control Training.
  3. Participate in agency staff orientation.
  4. Participate in required annual minimum of 8 hours of continuing education or in-service training.

 

Knowledge and Skill

  1. Must have an excellent driving record and experience driving in all weather conditions.
  2. Knowledge of Springfield and Clark County.
  3. Ability to read road maps and have a good sense of direction.
  4. Verbal and written communications skills.
  5. Interpersonal relationship skills.
  6. Ability to recognize and understand basic vehicle maintenance needs.

 

Ability to Operate Equipment, Tools or Work Aids: Car, Vans, Minivans, Wheelchair Lift, 4-point tie down system, 2-way radio

Personal Traits: Honest and dependable, Detail oriented, Cooperative and able to work as part of a team, good listening skills, Ability to maintain confidentiality,  Empathetic and respectful of others, Sensitive to the needs / interests of older adults, Self-motivated and able to work independently and meet schedules.

License/Certification: Valid Ohio driver’s license

Physical  Abilities: Sight, speech and hearing are essential; Must present a clean, neat appearance. Able to lift and carry 40 lbs., Able to transfer people from wheelchairs; Must pass annual ODOT physical and drug screening, as well as random drug screenings.

Expected Behaviors: Ability to relate well to older adults; self-directed; organized; Ability to work under varying degrees of stress and handle multiple tasks with minimal errors or loss of focus, positive outlook

Working Conditions: Working outside, driving various routes and vehicles in all types of weather conditions.

The normal work routine involves minimal exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues and the incumbent can decline to perform tasks which involve a perceived risk without retribution.  Exposure Control Training will be provided.

For more information or to apply contact John Paulsen, Director of Operations, at 323-4948.

Deadline to apply is December 14, 2018.

United Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer