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Week 15

In the Chester County OIC News this week, you will find information on career development workshops, job openings, learning opportunities, resources for U.S. citizenship, news and activities for ESL students, virtual conversation group, the PA Career Link, clothing for employment needs, mobile hotspots at low prices, and free healthcare to uninsured and low-income families.

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Current Jobs

Check out current job posting from local businesses. If you need help writing your resume, developing your interviewing skills, or finding references to prepare you for any of the listed positions, please call us at 610-692-2344 and press 0 for the receptionist.

  • BFW Group LLC – Admin /Marketing Assistant. Full Time with Benefits.
  • Jeff D’ Ambrogio in Downingtown and Frazer

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Week 14

In the Chester County OIC News this week, you will find information on career development workshops, job openings, learning opportunities, a job fair, resources for U.S. citizenship, a volunteer opportunity in Coatesville, mobile hotspots at low prices, how to apply for SNAP, healing from COVID-19 workshop series, and a COVID-19 vaccination program for homebound individuals.

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The PA CareerLink in Chester County is offering professional development workshops this week. Please see the details below. Register at https://www.pacareerlinkchesco.org/ or contact them at 610-280-1031.

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Practice your English in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Participation is free.

Groups are held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday evening of the month from 7-8 PM.

Registration is required and will close 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the event. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the program starts. Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link. You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual program.

Here are the dates and links to the registration:

REgistration links here

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Week 6

In the Chester County OIC newsletter this week you will find information on career development workshops, job openings, learning opportunities, virtual recruiting events, a financial stability center, the economic transition grant, and COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration in Chester County and Delaware County.

We are currently accepting new students for our free GED and ESL programs. Bring a friend! For more information, please contact me at (484) 905-4479 or Maryann Stravous at (610) 235-4588 or email at mstravous@cc-oic.org.

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Week 5

In the Chester County OIC newsletter this week you will find information on career development workshops, job openings, learning opportunities, virtual recruiting events, URBN hiring event in Coatesville, dental care, food pantry, clothing program, and rent relief.

We are currently accepting new students for our free GED and ESL programs. Bring a friend! For more information, please contact me at (484) 905-4479 or Maryann Stravous at (610) 235-4588 or email at mstravous@cc-oic.org.

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Campus Assistant

BRANDYWINE VALLEY ACTIVE AGING

Please contact Bill Pierce, Executive Director/ Brandywine Valley Active Aging for more information at: bill@bvactiveaging.org

REPORTS TO: Assistant Executive Director

STATUS: Part-Time Non-Exempt

It is the mission of Brandywine Valley Active Aging to provide a welcoming place where people 50 and better can socialize and enhance their ability to live fulfilling and healthy lives.

It is the expectation of Brandywine Valley Active Aging that all staff will mirror the mission of the Brandywine Valley Active Aging in the performance of their work.

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of, and reporting to, the Assistant Executive Director, the Campus Assistant provides skilled administrative and clerical support to Campus staff and works collaboratively with the Campus Coordinator to ensure the successful completion of all Campus activities and services.

Qualifications:

  1. Possession of a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  2. Desire to work with older adults and the ability to put service of others before self.
  3. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  4. Ability to work independently and as a member of team.
  5. Ability to prioritize work and to appropriately delegate to meet deadlines.
  6. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, tact, and professionalism.
  7. Familiarity with computers and computer software including Microsoft Office.
  8. High level of accuracy, efficiency, and punctuality.

Attributes: Individual must exhibit enthusiasm, dependability, patience, initiative, and flexibility. Individual must be able to work as part of a team by working successfully with staff, volunteers, and participants. The individual must be open-minded and able to work with all elements of human diversity represented within the internal and external community.

Responsibilities:
The Campus Assistant must be detail-oriented, well-groomed, act professionally, and embody the characteristics necessary to drive the mission.

  1. Supports front desk operations by answering and directing phone calls, greeting guests, and conducting tours.
  2. Ensures the accurate collection and maintenance of all pertinent client information and supports the maintenance of HIIPA compliance for the Campus.
  3. Coordinates the daily lunch and transportation reservations; ensures the accurate and timely completion of reservations.
  4. Assists the Campus Coordinator in the coordination of all activities and programs daily, weekly, and monthly, including set-up and clean-up of rooms and gathering appropriate materials.
  5. Ensures complete and accurate data entry of all daily, weekly, and monthly activities, programs, and services and prepares monthly reports as required.
    1. Assists the Information and Assistance Coordinator by screening appointment requests for program eligibility and scheduling appointments as appropriate.
  6. Participates in the work of the Campus Advisory Council.
  7. Assists in the completion of the monthly newsletter and other mailings by folding, labeling, sorting, and preparing up to 2,000 pieces.
  8. Maintains daily statistics by entering, reviewing, and correcting data in the Copilot database.
  9. Assumes the responsibilities of the Campus Coordinator during any absence.
  10. If requested, temporarily assume the duties of absent staff.
  11. Other duties as may be required.

Certifications and Training:

  1. Maintain current adult CPR, First Aid, and AED certification.
  2. Maintain SAGE Care Certification.

Accountability: A performance evaluation will be conducted annually for this position by the Assistant Executive Director.

Acknowledgements

Typical Schedule: Schedule will vary based on demand and may include evenings and weekends for marketing and/or special events of the organization.

25-30 hours per week unless additional hours are approved by the Assistant Executive Director.

Compensation: Hourly. $13.00 to $15.00 per hour.

Benefits: Vacation, sick, and holiday pay in accordance with current personnel policies.

I have reviewed and agree to the job description and salary guidelines for this position and I further acknowledge that this job description is not all-inclusive, but rather a guideline for the performance of the duties generally associated with this and similar positions.

_________________________________________ ______
Employee Signature Date

_________________________________________ ______
Executive Director Signature Date

Created: July 2020 – WJP
Revised January 2021 – WJP

Coatesville Campus Coordinator

BRANDYWINE VALLEY ACTIVE AGING

Please contact Bill Pierce, Executive Director/ Brandywine Valley Active Aging for more information at: bill@bvactiveaging.org

REPORTS TO: Assistant Executive Director

STATUS: Full-Time Non-Exempt

It is the mission of Brandywine Valley Active Aging to provide a welcoming place where people 50 and better can socialize and enhance their ability to live fulfilling and healthy lives.

It is the expectation of Brandywine Valley Active Aging that all staff will mirror the mission of the Brandywine Valley Active Aging in the performance of their work.

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the guidance and supervision of the Assistant Executive Director, the Coatesville Campus Coordinator will be responsible for working in partnership with staff to successfully plan, implement, and oversee all the daily activities, programs, and services of Brandywine Valley Active Aging’s Coatesville and Virtual Campuses. The Coatesville Campus Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Downingtown Campus Coordinator and the Director of Nutrition Services to ensure organizational success.

Qualifications:

  1. Possession of a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  2. Desire to work with older adults and the ability to put service of others before self.
  3. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  4. Ability to work independently and as a member of team.
  5. Ability to prioritize work and to appropriately delegate to meet deadlines.
  6. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, tact, and professionalism.
  7. Familiarity with computers and computer software including Microsoft Office.
  8. High level of accuracy, efficiency, and punctuality.

Attributes: Individual must exhibit enthusiasm, dependability, patience, initiative, and flexibility. Individual must be able to work as part of a team by working successfully with staff, volunteers, and participants. The individual must be open-minded and able to work with all elements of human diversity represented within the internal and external community.

Responsibilities:
The Coatesville Campus Coordinator will be detail-oriented, well-groomed, act professionally, and embody the characteristics necessary to drive the mission.

Daily Campus Operations

  1. Coordinates the work of staff, volunteers, and instructors to ensure successful daily operations at all campuses.
  2. Ensures strategic goals and objectives are met by researching and proposing new activities in alignment with long-range plans.
  3. Ensures the successful coordination of all activities and programs daily, weekly, and monthly, including when necessary, the set-up and clean-up of rooms and gathering of appropriate materials.
  4. Conducts timely surveys to determine interest, identify quality improvement, and monitor strategic and programmatic outcomes.
  5. Ensures that all pertinent client information is obtained and maintained and manages Brandywine Valley Active Aging’s HIIPA compliance.
  6. Ensures complete and accurate data entry of all daily, weekly, and monthly activities, programs, and services and prepares monthly reports as required.
  7. Provides direct oversight of and client support with the Virtual Campus including the management of the Technology Lending Program.
  8. Interviews, trains, schedules, and retains, volunteers, including program participants working through Title V funded programs ensuring adequate coverage at the Coatesville Campus.
  9. Fosters collaboration with the Downingtown Campus Coordinator and the Director of Nutrition Services.
  10. Coordinates and oversees the work of the Coatesville Campus Advisory Council and when necessary, supports the Downingtown Campus Advisory Council.
  11. Supports the production of the monthly newsletter including but not limited to creating, editing, copying, printing, assembly, and delivery: up to 2,000 pieces.
  12. Timely preparation of copy highlighting center programs for local media and distribute accordingly.
  13. Supports Campus staff by answering and directing incoming calls, greeting guests and visitors, conducting tours, responding to member inquiries, and scheduling appointments.
  14. Participates as a member of the Chester County Department of Aging Services Advisory Council.
  15. If requested, temporarily assumes the duties and responsibilities of absent staff.
  16. Other duties as may be required.

Certifications and Training:

  1. Maintain current adult CPR, First Aid, and AED certification.
  2. Maintain current Chester County Food Manager certification.
  3. Maintain SAGE Care certification.

Accountability: A performance evaluation will be conducted annually for this position by the Assistant Executive Director.

Acknowledgements

Typical Schedule: Schedule will vary based on demand and may include evenings and weekends for marketing and/or special events of the organization.

Unless requested otherwise, the typical schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:30AM to 3:30PM (35-hours per week).

Compensation: $15.00 to $17.00 per hour

Benefits: Vacation, sick, and holiday pay in accordance with current personnel policies.

I have reviewed and agree to the job description and salary guidelines for this position and I further acknowledge that this job description is not all-inclusive, but rather a guideline for the performance of the duties generally associated with this and similar positions.

_________________________________________ ______
Employee Signature Date

_________________________________________ ______
Executive Director Signature Date
Created: October 2020 – WJP
Revised: January 2021 – WJP

This Week in CCOIC News

Week 3

In the Chester County OIC newsletter this week you will find information on career development workshops, job openings, learning opportunities, virtual job fairs, food cupboards, and a program that helps individuals enroll in health insurance, SNA10P benefits, and cash assistance.

We are currently accepting new students for our free GED and ESL programs. Bring a friend! For more information, please contact me at (484) 905-4479 or Maryann Stravous at (610) 235-4588 or email at mstravous@cc-oic.org.

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