This position is responsible for coordinating the One Township at a Time project. Position responsibilities include: township recruitment, new township onboarding, township communication, recognition and special events and maintain documentation compliance with program requirements.
The One Township at a Time (OTaaT) Program Specialist (PS) works with age 55 and better township residents in Newaygo County building relationships between neighbors. Initially, the PS meets with the Township Board securing use of the Township Hall for age 55+ listening sessions and activities. Then the PS leads the residents through a creative process identifying activities that township residents would be willing to engage in with other township residents. The activities and events are then scheduled and publicized. 10 out of 24 Newaygo County Townships are actively engaged in the Project currently. 4 additional townships are at various stages in the project onboarding process. If you are passionate about socially engaging age 55 and better people, within the communities in which they live, in order to reduce social isolation and loneliness and positively impact the community's health and well-being, then this is the position for you!
Wage Range Starting at $17.00 Hourly with experience.
Are you passionate about discovering new ways to help empower people and make a difference in their lives?
If you’ve got what it takes to support us in our mission to provide help and create hope through innovative, collaborative, and diverse programs within the community, then we’ve got the right opportunity for you.
About Catholic Charities West Michigan
Catholic Charities West Michigan (CCWM) is a community-based agency providing programs in Western Michigan and offering a variety of services in family preservation, behavioral health, child welfare, and community outreach.
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This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
In the spirit of our Catholic tradition, we lead our diverse communities with hope and compassion by offering innovative, collaborative programs. Through our team of highly trained employees, dedicated volunteers and generous community, we deliver the highest quality social services.
Following in the footsteps of Christ, we are the leaders in empowering people to achieve their God given potential by providing help and creating hope.
CCWM is an equal opportunity employer, subject to all federal and state laws as applicable to a religious Agency.