Aging in Place Coordinator

Truman Heritage Habitat ReStore
Job Description
Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity (THHFH) is a Christian organization that builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of homeowner families and volunteers.  Truman Habitat is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International and works to improve the living conditions for low-income families in Eastern Jackson County, Missouri.  Our non-profit organization works in partnership with people in need from all walks of life to develop communities by building safe, decent, and affordable housing.  We build homes, communities, and hope.
 
Homeowner Services is the first point of contact for homeowners who are seeking services from Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity.  The department coordinates all aspects of the pre- and post-construction activities of our programs as well as leads the development and delivery of our HOPE program, which is a financial literacy and counselling program focused on achieving and maintaining home ownership.
 
Description:  The Aging in Place Coordinator is responsible for project planning, budgeting, oversight and documentation of all aspects of Truman Habitat’s Critical Home Repair and Weatherization projects through the Home Preservation – Aging in Place program.  The project manager works closely with senior management to ensure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule and completed in a timely fashion. 

Responsibilities … including, but not limited to:
  • Perform Aging in Place home assessments and prepare suggestions for improvements based on the client’s need and program criterion
  • Oversee Aging in Place home preservation projects from concept through completion to ensure project goals and objectives are met in a timely fashion
  • Coordinate preparation of client approval and denial letters with appropriate staff members
  • Refer clients to partner agencies for additional services, as appropriate
  • Schedule and facilitate client job close-out meetings and record contracts
  • Define and monitor project objectives, detailed work plans and schedule, project budgets, resource plans and status reporting
  • Ensure completion and timely reporting of all program documentation including homeowner agreements, scopes of work, contractor paperwork, certificates of completion, volunteer paperwork, acceptance forms and timesheets
  • Responsible for grant compliance and reporting
  • Thoroughly understand and communicate project requirements and expectations to appropriate team members and all involved parties
  • Coordinate all necessary internal resources and third parties/vendors for effective execution of project requirements
  • Maintain timelines, milestones and resource plans via project management software or on-line platform
  • Coordinate and conduct project meetings
  • Identify, assess and minimize project risk
  • Facilitate client surveys and focus groups
  • Represent Truman Heritage Habitat on the Mid-America Regional Council in Eastern Jackson County for Aging-in-Place committee
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
 
Required Qualifications & Proficiencies:
  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts or equivalent work experience
  • Three – five years or more of verifiable project management, social work or related experience
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work well with a variety of people, personalities, age and backgrounds
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and ability to learn a project management system
  • Ability to plan, schedule, prioritize, coordinate, delegate and manage multiple work activities
  • Flexibility regarding work assignments and work hours
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record; must be insurable by THHFH’s insurance provider
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to travel as needed to perform job duties
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Dependability, reliability, strong work ethic and commitment to the organization
  • Well organized and detail oriented … strong time management and organization skills
  • Desire to be part of a cohesive team
Preferred Qualifications & Proficiencies:
  • Ability to work with senior adults
  • Understanding and support of the vision of Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity
  • Certified in first aid and CPR (or obtain certification with the first 90 days of employment)
Physical Requirements Necessary to Perform This Job:
 
This position requires office and field work.  Communication and interaction with others is required.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen.  Field work is required to perform home assessments and other duties that may require the use of ladders and inspections of attics and crawl spaces.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb ladders; crawl; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
 
Work Environment and Conditions
  • Work is performed in an office as well as on construction sites
  • Must be comfortable working with the public
Work Schedule
 
This is a full-time position.  Days and hours of work are usually Monday through Friday based on the needs of the business.  Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
 
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