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Home Maintenance Worker

Kent County, MI
Posted: January 16, 2024

Do you love seniors? Do you enjoy helping others in need of basic home repairs? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Senior Neighbors is interested in you joining our home maintenance team. View Job Description >

Home Maintenance Worker – Central Office
Date Available: Immediately
Job Type: Part-time, 25 hours per week
Salary: $17.50 per hour
Summary:
Do you love seniors? Do you enjoy helping others in need of basic home repairs? If you answered yes to any
of these questions, Senior Neighbors is interested in you joining our home maintenance team. Our team
helps older adults in Kent County with basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, seasonal, and safety-related
work. If this interests you, we would love to hear from you to complete light repairs and maintenance for
older adults living in their own homes.
Supervisor:
Client Services Director
Essential Functions:
1. To effectively accomplish home maintenance, home repair, yard work, and snow removal
assignments in an efficient and timely manner.
2. Demonstrate and promote a positive image of the agency to the community.
3. Record and report units of service completed.
4. Participate in staff meetings and training as directed.
5. Other duties as assigned.
Competencies:
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, the public, and other members of the Senior Neighbors team.
4. Ability to set up appointments and use time efficiently.
5. Ability to perform responsibilities without close supervision.
6. Must have a satisfactory driving record and access to private transportation that meets state
insurance and vehicle safety standards to use on agency business.
7. Must have basic tools (i.e., plumbing wrenches, drills, screwdrivers, saws, etc.).
8. Ability to perform medium strenuous activities in different weather conditions.
9. Ability to work in inclement weather (snow removal).
10. Ability to respond to urgent needs as soon as required (cell phone a plus).
11. Ability to lift up to seventy pounds.
12. Ability to fill out the required paperwork.
Apply Instructions: If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter, and resume by
email to Client Services Director Aruna Kamara at akamara@seniorneighbors.org or by mail to
Senior Neighbors Inc., 678 Front Ave NW Suite 205, Grand Rapids MI 49504.
“An Equal Opportunity Employer”
“Senior Neighbors is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism in the
workplace and our community.”

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Transportation Provider – Part-time and On-call positions available

Kent County, MI
Posted: May 11, 2023

Senior Neighbors is looking for qualified drivers to fill open positions. If you are eager to join a team of professionals who are compassionate for the senior community, we are the place. All jobs are daytime shifts, no nights, or weekends. View Job Description >

Transportation Provider

Date Available: Immediately

Job Type: Part-time 24 hours per week and On-call positions available

Salary: $15.00/hour

Supervisor: Transportation Coordinator

TRANSPORTATION 

Senior Neighbors is looking for qualified drivers to fill open positions. Do you enjoy helping others and are you looking for a hassle-free driving job? Maybe you are retired and looking for a little additional income. If you are eager to join a team of professionals who are compassionate for the senior community, we are the place. All jobs are daytime shifts, no nights, or weekends.

Part-time position 24 hours a week, providing transportation for seniors in Kent County for essential services. This position is available immediately in Grand Rapids

On-call positions providing transportation for seniors in Kent County for essential services when a driver is absent. We have opportunities for on call positions in Grandville, Grand Rapids, Sparta, and Lowell.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Chauffer’s License
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Experience working with older adults preferred.
  • Ability to understand and take directions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with related organizations, participants, general public and other members of the Senior Neighbors team.
  • Responsible for transporting passengers in a safe and courteous manner.
  • Needs some computer knowledge for schedule and navigation system.
  • Must have satisfactory driving record.
  • Must be able to pass MDOT drug and alcohol testing.

If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume by email to Transportation Coordinator, Kim Doyle at kdoyle@seniorneighbors.org or by mail to Senior Neighbors, Attn: Kim Doyle, 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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Director of Development

Central Office, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Posted: February 22, 2024

The goal of this position is to develop and implement a successful and comprehensive development program in coordination with the President and Board of Directors and collaborate with the Leadership Team to provide overall direction of the organization. View Job Description >

Development Director

Date Available: Immediately
Job Type: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary Range: $75,000-$85,000 Annual
Supervisor: President

GOAL: To develop and implement a successful and comprehensive development program in coordination with the President and Board of Directors and collaborate with the Leadership Team to provide overall direction of the organization. This position is responsible for the oversight of all annual fund, major gift, grant, capital campaign and planned giving activities and includes identifying, researching and securing funds available through individuals, foundations, and businesses. In addition, this position includes managing development staff and committee volunteers. Qualified candidates will have proven success in managing various volunteer committees and the ability to supervise staff and inspire confidence.

Essential Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• Work collaboratively with the Board, President, Director of Operations, and/or Development teams to determine annual and long-term resource development objectives. Create and manage strategic and detailed plans that meet annual and long-term resource development objectives.
• Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and prospective major donors by facilitating meaningful connections and organizing engaging facilities tours.
• Recruit and renew development committee members and ensure they have appropriate tools, training and support to be effective and efficient in their work on the organization’s behalf.
• Create and provide monthly reports to management on development activities and status.
• Work collaboratively with the Development Coordinator to ensure effective utilization technology for operational accuracy, efficiency and donor engagement.
• Writing, editing and reviewing all major proposals/grants, monitor proposal deadlines, and provide oversight for proposal follow-up reports.
• Oversee all aspects of two fundraising events each year, the 16 Over 60 Awards Gala and Meet Your Neighbors Luncheon. Assist in creation of all goals and the annual review of how all events work into the overall development plan and strategy.
• Provide direction and oversight for agency-wide communications, marketing and branding efforts.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
• CFRE credential optional.
• Previous experience within a development setting of a non-profit organization.
• Strong ability to communicate, both written and verbally, about the organization and its mission.
• Demonstrated ability to successfully manage a team.
• Ability to interact with all levels of constituents including board, donors, community leaders, etc.
• Required skills in Microsoft Word and Excel, email, and general internet functions.
• Experience with social media and donor databases preferred.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a cover letter and your resume to Human Resources Assistant Sarah Reichert at sreichert@seniorneighbors.org

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

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