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Town of Groveland, Massachusetts

Groveland Council on Aging Hiring for Full-Tim, Part-Time, and Volunteer Positions

GROVELAND — The Town of Groveland announces that the Groveland Council on Aging is hiring to fill multiple full-time, part-time, and volunteer positions.

Full-Time COA Director

This position is 37.5 hours per week, with a starting salary of $65,000 and eligible benefits.

The Director will oversee all aspects of elder affairs for Groveland, including utilizing internal and external resources to identify programs, services, and activities for the elders in the community. Responsibilities also include advocating and educating the community about the unique senior population.

Qualified candidates should send letter of interest and resume to apply@grovelandma.com or via mail to the Groveland Town Administrator, 183 Main St., Groveland, MA 01834.

For more information, including a detailed job description, click here.

Part-Time COA Outreach Coordinator

This position is 10 to 18 hours per week, and pay is $17.87 per hour.

The COA Outreach worker will be responsible for planning and coordinating services to seniors including both at home and at senior center facilities, to provide the highest level of service to seniors in the Groveland community.

Candidates are required to have completed a high school diploma or equivalent, and at least one to three years of experience in human services, social work, or other related fields. Associates degree and experience working with the senior population is preferred.

Applicants should send a letter of interest to apply@grovelandma.com.

For more information, including a detailed job description, click here. 

Volunteer COA Hiring Committee

The COA is looking to fill seven to nine positions on a hiring committee. These are volunteer positions and hours are flexible.

Responsibilities include attending all board meetings. Background in senior or human services and municipal government is encouraged but not required.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Additionally, applicants do not need to be a resident of Groveland to apply.

For more information, including a detailed job description, click here.

Interested applicants should contact COA Board Chair Laurel Puchalski via email at laurelpuchalski@gmail.com or by phone at 978-373-1858, or contact Lawrence MacElhiney from the COA Personnel Committee at coa@01834.lmac@gmail.com

Groveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Town of Groveland, Massachusetts

Groveland Council on Aging Seeking Part-Time Outreach Worker

GROVELAND 一 The Groveland Council on Aging would like to announce it is seeking applicants for a part-time position as Outreach Worker.

The COA Outreach Worker will be responsible for planning and coordinating home services to seniors in need or at risk, and their families.

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to exercise judgment, and must have time management and record-keeping skills. Applicants also must be able to pass a Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) background check. Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and familiarity with “My Senior Center” programing is a plus.

Candidates are required to have an associate degree or at least three years of experience in human services, social work, or other related fields. Knowledge of elder programs and services in the Merrimack Valley is a must.

Pay is $17.87 per hour, for 10 to 18 hours per week.

Applicants should send a letter of interest to apply@grovelandma.com. Resumes will be reviewed as received and the position will remain open until filled.

The Town of Groveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Town of Groveland, Massachusetts

Groveland Council on Aging to Host American Revolution Program

GROVELAND 一 The Town of Groveland is pleased to announce that the Groveland Council on Aging is hosting an American Revolution program for residents.  

WHEN:

Monday, Nov. 14 starting at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:

Center Meeting Room of Town Hall, 183 Main St.

WHAT: 

Groveland’s Council on Aging is hosting an American Revolution program for Groveland seniors this coming Monday. The program will be taught by local historian Lee Thomas who will discuss the events that took place in the 18th century and how they inspired revolutions around the world.

Additionally, Thomas will teach seniors to look at the roots of the revolution including politics, the heroes, and the villains that shaped this historic event.

The program is free and light refreshments will be served.

Thomas taught history for 35 years and has earned a bachelor’s degree from UMass Amherst, a master’s degree in education from UMass Lowell and a master’s of education from Salem State.

Seniors who are interested in participating in the program can sign-up ahead of time by calling the COA office at  978-372-1101. Those who are not able to sign-up ahead of time can still attend the program. 

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