Employment

Since 1970, Elder Care’s mission and vision have been furthered by a dedicated team of compassionate and skilled individuals. As an agency, we prioritize treating each individual client with sensitivity, courtesy, and professionalism. We value honesty and respect above all. Think you would make a great addition to the team? Available positions listed below.

All positions require a mandatory pre-employment drug screen, TB test and criminal history check. ADA, EOE, Drug Free Workplace.

Applications can be submitted to our main office of Elder Care Services at 2518 West Tennessee Street Tallahassee, FL 32304 or our Elder Day Stay Location 2400 North Monroe Street Suite 11 Tallahassee, FL 32303, as well as to the email account info@ecsbigbend.org.

**NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE**

All positions require a mandatory pre-employment drug screen and criminal history check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Elder Care Services participates in E-Verify.

ADA, EEO, Drug-Free Workplace

Download the Elder Care Services Standard Application for Employment

WE ARE HIRING!


Part-time Kitchen Aide Job Posting

Elder Care Services is looking for a reliable part-time Kitchen Aide who enjoys fast-paced work, prefers early shifts, and works well with a team! As a Kitchen Aide at ECS, you will be assisting the kitchen staff with a variety of tasks like preparing, producing, and packaging nutritious meals for seniors who participate in our Meals on Wheels program. We will provide an hourly rate of $11.50 per hour.

If this job sounds like it’s for you, please read on!

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Experience and/or training in food preparation and sanitation preferred
  • Ability to stoop, bend, and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to adapt to hot/cold environments

Role and Responsibilities

  • Prepare assigned menu items in accordance with production schedule.
  • Assist in portioning and packaging meals.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and sanitary work area.
  • Shift supplies, equipment, coolers and meal containers as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director and/or the President/CEO

About This Position

  • Rate of pay: $11.50 per hour
  • 29 hours per week
  • Shifts typically start and end anywhere between the hours of 7am and 2pm

As a part-time team member at Elder Care Services, you will benefit from:

  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • A 5% employer retirement contribution beginning after one year of employment
  • Options for supplemental accident, cancer, short-term disability, and hospital policies
  • Holiday bonuses
  • Weekends and holidays off
  • A friendly, inclusive, and helpful team environment

Nutrition Driver

Elder Care Services is looking for a reliable part-time Nutrition Driver! As a Nutrition Driver at ECS, you will make a difference in the lives of seniors by driving them to and from our Congregate Meal Sites, where they will be able to enjoy hot, nutritious meals. We are looking for someone with strong interpersonal skills who has a passion for working with the elderly. We will provide an hourly rate of $11.50 per hour.

If this job sounds like it’s for you, please read on!

Qualifications and Education Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Interest in and/or experience working with the elderly
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of motor vehicle laws
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Seven year driving record free of major citations and major moving or non-moving infractions
  • Ability to operate 14 passenger shuttle van safely
  • Ability to stoop, bend, and lift up to 25 lbs.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Pick up and deliver clients to congregate sites and safely return them home or agreed upon drop off location.
  • Supervise meal order, delivery, maintain meal inventory order with Director.
  • Develop a warm and welcoming atmosphere at the meal site through responsive relationship with the program participants, and cooperation with the site host to encourage program participation.
  • Provide a variety of educational, recreational, informational, and entertainment programs.
  • Conduct initial and annual Congregate Program Client Assessments.
  • Provide nutrition education at least twice a year, documenting the dates presented, the presenter and the topic on the services rendered form and nutrition education report form.
  • Respond to inquiries from potential clients regarding the meal site and schedules for transportation and attendance.
  • Participate in on-going outreach activities to develop leads and bring in new participants.
  • Supervise maintenance of the site, as it relates to the Congregate Meal Program.
  • Recruit, coordinate and supervise volunteers who participate at the site.
  • Collect and turn in meal program donations from clients according to program guidelines.
  • Provide accurate records of all phases of the program at the site, including program participation, social services, and volunteer participation and prepare monthly report.
  • Participate in required driver, health/safety and/or nutrition programs.
  • Maintain confidentiality and security of Protected Health Information (PHI) according to HIPAA guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the program director and/or President/CEO.

About This Position

  • Rate of pay: $11.50 per hour
  • 29 hours per week
  • Shifts typically start and end anywhere between the hours of 7am and 2pm

As a part-time team member at Elder Care Services, you will benefit from:

  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • A 5% employer retirement contribution beginning after one year of employment
  • Options for supplemental accident, cancer, short-term disability, and hospital policies
  • Holiday bonuses
  • Weekends and holidays off
  • A friendly, inclusive, and helpful team environment

Development Coordinator

Full time, Hourly, Non-exempt

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum of three years of experience in fields of communication and/or development
  • Experience in event planning strongly preferred
  • Experience with graphic design preferred
  • Knowledge of publication, media, and resource development
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Public speaking experience
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Editing skills and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work remotely if requested
  • Ability to stoop, bend, and lift 25 pounds
  • Full wrist dexterity at a repetitive motion

Role and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates Communications and Public Relations for ECS.
  • Creates and edits written and graphic communications and development materials.
  • Responsible for public relations activities including outreach events and web updates.
  • Responsible for publications such as the annual report, info graphics, design and print tasks, and branding.
  • Serves as a media liaison and representative for ECS.
  • Develops relationships with community agencies and groups that will enhance agency objectives.
  • Provides administrative support and other project and agency- related assistance required by ECS Development and Outreach Directors.
  • Accurately tracks development data and processes acknowledgements
  • Participates in special events as requested by Development and Outreach Directors.
  • Maintains and submits reports and information according to procedures mandated by ECS.
  • Develops relationships in the community for future in-kind and cash resources.
  • Implements an accurate record-keeping method to document project activities and services.
  • Coordinates and/or assists with outreach projects and events including Elder Elf, Big Wheels, and Oktoberfest.
  • Adheres to personnel policies and procedures for staff consistent with those of ECS.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by department Director and/or the President/CEO.

Nutrition Volunteer Coordinator

Full Time/Non-Exempt

Role and Responsibilities

  • Actively recruit volunteers to:
    • Adopt an open route
    • Substitute for regular volunteer
  • Process all Volunteer Applications, set up and maintain volunteer file including processing volunteer background check
  • Assign volunteers to open routes.
  • Provide new volunteer orientation and training.
  • Evaluate and address any volunteer issues that may arise during the volunteering process.
  • Evaluate and update routes depending on client enrollment and geographical location.
  • Coordinate annual volunteer recognition.
  • Process volunteer incoming calls and find substitutes for absences.
  • Process all new clients and assign to appropriate route.
  • Assist volunteers in the distribution of daily meals as they are picked up from the office.
  • Prepare “unable to deliver” sheets and ensures volunteer compliance.
  • Update client database on a daily basis.
  • Submit daily order for meals to kitchen.
  • Run monthly reports and assure billing is submitted.
  • Assure frozen meal inventory meets need.
  • Prepare frozen meals for delivery.
  • Work to find coverage of meal route when volunteer calls out.
  • Assist with delivery of meal if replacement volunteer is not available to run meal route.
  • Set up holiday meals including: pre-holiday scheduling with clients, route sheets, and maps
  • Serve as back up when Nutrition Program Coordinator is absent.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Food Services/VP and/or the President/CEO

Qualifications & Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent computer, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve.
  • A reliable personal vehicle available and a good driving record, some driving within county limits is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills