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CARE Program Job Posting Notice for Program Coordinator
October 31st Deadline

Original Release: 10/12/2017

CARE Program Job Posting Notice for Program Coordinator - October 31st Deadline - City of Lyndhurst, Ohio

The CARE program is for agency collaboration that provides simple home management and maintenance tasks for seniors living in one of eight cities: Cleveland Heights, Highland Heights, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Maple Heights, Solon, and South Euclid.

Tasks are performed by community volunteers. This innovative initiative seeks a Program Coordinator who thinks creatively, works well both independently and as part of a team, and demonstrates leadership skills.


  • Member enrollment:

    • Market program to potential members.

    • Interview and assess potential members for compatibility with program.

    • Assist with enrollment; collect fees.
  • Volunteer recruitment and retention:

    • Recruit, interview, assess, train, evaluate and retain volunteers for assignments.

    • Evaluate volunteer assignment in terms of satisfaction.

    • Work with community organizations to inform them of volunteer opportunities with CARE, schedule and coordinate service days and develop partnerships for future volunteer opportunities.
  • Participate in actively securing program funds.

  • Complete program reporting as needed. Maintain database of CARE members, volunteers, and other pertinent program statistics.

  • Facilitate the monthly meeting of the CARE planning committee; ensure communications between program partners.

  • Represent CARE on community boards, committees and within the community at large, as directed.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office; familiar with social media

  • Display sensitivity to aging

  • Excellent oral and written skills

  • Ability to solve problems independently and handle emergency situations

  • Ability to supervise and direct volunteers

  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, volunteers and community partners

  • Ability to provide leadership, as needed, in terms of program implementation

  • Ability to travel regularly and frequently within a 30 mile area, access to a car, possession of a valid driver's license

This position is grant funded. More information about the program is available at

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and resume to: by October 31st 2017.

No phone calls will be accepted.

Thank you.

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