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Service Coordinator

Company: Volunteers of America Mid-States
Location: Louisville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Volunteers of America Mid-States (VOA) is a non-profit organization spanning four states that creates positive change in the lives of individuals and communities through a ministry of service. We provide housing for families, veterans, and low-income seniors. - We provide care and support for individuals with developmental disabilities, healing accountability that brings people together with restorative justice, and free HIV testing and education. - When Volunteers of America was founded in 1896, "volunteer" referred to anyone who served others as a vocation through a commitment to a mission. Today, we are still staffed by paid, mission-driven professionals working to create positive change and build thriving communities. - Flexibility, teamwork, and fun are some of the reasons our employees are proud to work at VOA! - We offer a comprehensive benefits package to employees who meet eligibility requirements. -

PROGRAM: HUD Housing (South Oaks)

STATUS: - Full-time, Exempt, Salary -

POSITION: Service Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Community Administrator

RATE OF PAY: - $16.00/hr


Service Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring maximum utilization of community resources by residents of Volunteers of America Mid-States' housing programs for the elderly or disabled. - This utilization of resources is aimed at maximizing residents' length of stay within the housing programs by stabilizing and/or enhancing quality of life.


This position requires a Bachelor of Social Work or degree in Gerontology, Psychology, or Counseling. - The position requires a reasonable combination of the following skills and knowledge base: - the aging process, elder services, disability services, eligibility for and procedures of Federal and applicable State entitlement programs, legal issues, drug and alcohol abuse, poverty, and mental health issues. - At least two years experience in social service delivery with senior citizens or non-elderly disabled persons is preferred.


1. Complete assessments for any residents requesting services.

2. Develop case plans based on assessments; update case plans periodically and record progress in case notes after each contact with resident or family members; document all case management activities.

3. Identify community resources and develop cooperative relationships with other social service providers. - -

4. Monitor the on-going provision of services and keep provider informed as to progress of the residents as appropriate.

5. Educate residents on service availability, application procedures, clients' rights, etc.; provide advocacy as needed. - -

6. Develop and maintain a directory of service providers for project staff and residents to use. -

7. Submit HUD and other statistical reports accurately and in a timely fashion. -

8. Organize and implement special projects designed to improve the social networks and natural helping systems among residents.

9. Represent agency programs and policies accurately through community involvement.

10. Utilize volunteers to provide support programs when appropriate. - -

11. Attend supervision and training sessions as scheduled.

12. - - Performance quality improvement (PQI) duties as assigned by supervision & PQI committee.

13. - - -Attend monthly VOA Mid-States Coordinator teleconference, regional Service Coordinator teleconference, and other pertinent meetings/trainings designated by the HUD QA Administrator.

14. - - -Actively participate in HUD QA activities throughout the year with the knowledge of the HUD QA, Administrator will share information with the supervisor for this position as part of the performance review process.

--- Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package
--- Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
--- Life Insurance
--- Long-Term Disability
--- Short Term Disability
--- Flexible Spending Accounts
--- Health Savings Accounts
--- Critical Illness
--- 403B Retirement Savings Plan
--- Employee Assistance Program
--- Paid Vacation Time (based on eligibility)
--- Paid Sick Time (based on eligibility)
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Volunteers of America Mid-States, Louisville , Service Coordinator, Other , Louisville, Kentucky

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