South Asian Community Coordinator, Penn Asian Senior Services
Posted by Penn Asian Senior Services 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.
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
Paid Holidays, Vacation and Personal Days
Health Insurance Reimbursement
401k Retirement Plan
PASSi is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants are invited to email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
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