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Job Title: Senior Services Advisor (repost)
Part Time
Part time position, 22 hours/week. Typically daytime hours Monday-Friday and some Saturday morning shifts; position occasionally requires hours until 6 p.m. Requires availability for scheduling variations.
Starting hourly rate $16.21 to $19.07/hour depending on qualifications.
Position Description: 

Working with mature adults in our community is interesting, enjoyable and highly rewarding. Consider joining our senior services team and have fun as you help older customers connect with their popular culture interests and master current technology.

Provides advisory services by selecting, preparing and delivering materials to homebound residents and customers at senior healthcare sites in the community. We need an avid reader with broad knowledge of books, music and movies to make recommendations for appropriate reading, listening and viewing materials.  Will lead book discussions, technology instruction and other outreach programs at senior sites in the community.
Requirements:
  • Proficient in Windows environment, MS Office Suite and using the Internet.
  • Strong knowledge of popular fiction or nonfiction titles and authors. Include a list of the books you have read in the last year with your letter of interest.
  • Experience working with older adults preferred.
  • Complete the attached writing sample and submit with your letter of interest.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
Skills:
Excellent customer service skills, problem solving and attention to detail. Effective communications skills in working with the public, staff and volunteers. Strong multi-tasking and time-management skills.
Education:
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in related field required.
Benefits include paid vacation, sick and personal leave, participation in IMRF (pension plan) and 457/Roth savings plan available.
Only electronic submissions will be considered.
Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Human Resources Department
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