CommonBond Communities

Advantage Services Coordinator

Location
Rochester, MN
Posted
Jan 10, 2022
Closes
Feb 09, 2022
Ref
ADVAN001860-3
Contact
CommonBond Communities
Category
Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

CommonBond invites qualified applicants to apply for an Advantage Services Coordinator position at our Towne Club Senior building in Rochester, MN. The Advantage Services Coordinator provides culturally appropriate individual services, programs, assessment, referral, and advocacy to promote resident stability for the seniors living in this community. The Advantage Services Coordinator also plans, coordinates, and evaluates programs to promote healthy and positive relationships within the community. Experience working with seniors and people who were formerly homeless, as well as experience with enhancing community engagement and resident leadership, are helpful. This is a 20 hr/ week, part-time position.

Home is the foundation for everything in life. Since 1971, our model has been about supporting residents in finding stability and achieving their goals. It’s why we’re more than housing—we combine quality affordable homes with our on-site Advantage Services—because we believe that with the right support and opportunities, all people can thrive. Today, over 13,000 people—families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities and other barriers—call a CommonBond community “home.” Our core values are Respect, Integrity, Partnership, Innovation, and Excellence. We live these values and look for people who embody them to represent our organization in the community. If this sounds like you, please consider joining our team.

  • Why CommonBond Communities?:
  • Work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee referral program
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Employee recognition and rewards program
  • A respectful and growth-oriented workplace
  • Ongoing training and professional development

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND ASSOCIATED TASKS

  • Provide professional, culturally appropriate individual services coordination to meet the needs of senior residents at select housing communities
  • Provide information, referrals, advocacy, and brief counseling
  • Plan, coordinate, promote and manage the delivery of Advantage Center programs and services provided for the benefit of seniors
  • Promote positive relationships within the community and surrounding neighborhood
  • Maintain accurate, timely and detailed documentation on casework in accordance with professional ethics and corporate procedures
  • Maintain records, statistics, and documentation, and provide information as requested.
  • Act as a liaison between community-based social services and housing management staff for the benefit of individual residents
  • Consult with casework consultant and/or supervisor as directed by protocols, procedures and Advantage Services guidelines
  • Effectively represent CommonBond Communities, and the housing communities in the surrounding neighborhood and relevant service networks
  • Actively participate in Advantage Services team meetings and promote collaborative problem solving and professional development

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in social work, human services or similarly related field, or at least three years of experience in a related field. 
  • At least two years of experience providing individual services to a diverse population of individuals. 
  • Knowledge of community resources, and service networks especially those which serve and benefit seniors. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated experience working within diverse communities, which include people of various ages, gender, sexual orientations, national origins, income levels, ability levels, religious affiliations, races, and languages. 
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment with both internal and external partners. 
  • Ability to network and develop community partnerships. 
  • Experience utilizing MS Office and web-based programs. 
  • Be Certified in CPR and First Aid or have the ability to become certified within six months of starting position. 

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