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At Senior Neighbors, we work together to make a difference in the lives of seniors living in our community. Senior Neighbors is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and a racism free culture in the workplace and our community.

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Transportation Provider

Central Office
Posted: October 2, 2017

On-call position available to provide transportation for seniors in Kent County for essential services. Proper completion of paperwork and some computer knowledge required. View Job Description >

Date Available: Immediately

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Experience working with older adults preferred.
  • Ability to understand and take direction.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with related organizations, participants, general public and other members of the Senior Neighbors team.
  • Must have satisfactory driving record and access to private transportation that meets state insurance requirements and vehicle safety standards, to use on agency business.
  • Chauffeur’s License.

 

Job Type: Part-time (On-call)

Salary: $10.35 /hour

 

If you are interested in this position you can send a cover letter and resume by email to dbentz@seniorneighbors.org or by mail to Senior Neighbors, Attn: Darlene Bentz at 678 Front Ave NW Suite 205, Grand Rapids MI 49504.

Senior Neighbors is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and a racism free culture in the workplace and our community. “An Equal Opportunity Employer”

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Home Maintenance

Central Office
Posted: October 2, 2017

Part time person needed to do minor repairs in seniors’ homes including seasonal lawn mowing and snow removal.  Knowledge of Plumbing & Electrical helpful.  Record keeping, paperwork required.  Participate in staff meetings and trainings as directed.  Other duties as assigned.  Salary $13.75 per hour. View Job Description >

Goal: To complete light repairs and maintenance for older adults living in their own homes.

Supervisor: Client Services Director

Responsibilities:

  1. To effectively accomplish home maintenance, home repair and yard work assignments in an efficient and timely manner.
  2. Record and report units of service completed.
  3. Participate in staff meetings and trainings as directed.
  4. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

  1. Experience in home repair work.
  2. Ability to understand written and oral communication.
  3. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with related organizations, participants, general public and other members of the Senior Neighbors team.
  4. Ability to perform responsibilities without close supervision.
  5. Must have a satisfactory driving record and access to private transportation that meets state insurance and vehicle safety standards to use on agency business.
  6. Must have access to tools (i.e. plumbing wrenches, wood-working tools).
  7. Ability to perform medium strenuous activity.
  8. Ability to work in inclement weather.
  9. Ability to lift seventy pounds.
  10. Ability to fill-out required paperwork.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day.  They employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 70 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

If you are interested in this position or know of someone who may be interested please send cover letter and resume by email to mschroeder@seniorneighbors.org or by mail to Senior Neighbors Inc., 678 Front Ave NW Suite 205, Grand Rapids MI 49504.

“Senior Neighbors is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and anti-racism in the workplace and our community.”

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