Penn Asian Senior Services

South Asian Community Coordinator, Penn Asian Senior Services

Posted on May 28, 2019

Penn Asian Senior Services (PASSi) is a large established non-profit home care agency providing home care services and employment opportunities for the Asian American community of Greater Philadelphia. PASSi currently seeks a bilingual South Asian Community Coordinator to conduct outreach to promote home care services, supervise existing home health aides and to recruit direct care workers.

Position Duties and Responsibilities
 Promote home care services and home health aide employment opportunities at local businesses, faith and community based organizations, and local expos and fairs.
 Assist management in the development of linguistically and culturally appropriate outreach strategies to increase home care service utilization in the South Asian community.
 Work with administrative staff to develop bilingual outreach materials.
 Collaborate with government, independently owned, and faith and community based organizations to ensure seamless delivery of home care services.
 Provide written and verbal interpretation services as needed.
 Assist in the process of hiring new home health aides.
 Set-up and maintain client records and aides’ schedules.
 Communicate and maintain relationships with Area Agencies for Aging.
 Download and maintain service authorizations from counties and independent coordination agencies.
 Attend and contribute to agency meetings and represent the agency at community events.
 Assist in organization and recruitment of Home Health Aide certification classes.

Qualifications
 A minimum of Associates or Bachelor’s degree required.
 Bilingual proficiency in English and at least one South Asian dialect required.
 Experience conducting community outreach and/or health education preferred.
 Demonstrated knowledge of the local South Asian community preferred.
 Ability to build trust quickly with community members and agency partners.
 Excellent customer service skills.
 Ability to work as part of a team or independently as duties require.
 Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
 Willingness to work some evenings and weekends.
 Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Penn Asian Senior Services Benefits
 Competitive Salary
 Paid Holidays, Vacation and Personal Days
 Health Insurance Reimbursement
 401k Retirement Plan

Application Procedure
PASSi is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants are invited to email a cover letter and resume to jennybedin@passi.us.


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