Employment Opportunities

Employment at Wayne Senior Center provides a unique opportunity to join a team of passionate individuals committed to serving older adults.

Wayne Senior Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Wayne Senior Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or any other protected status covered by federal, state or local law.  All employment related decisions will be made on the basis of skills, ability, experience, education, training, and other factors related to what is required of the specific position.

How to Apply

Review the posted open positions and email a resume and cover letter to wayneseniorcenter19087@gmail.com
Please include the title of the position you are applying for in the Subject Line of the email.  All resumes are carefully reviewed. Candidates who most closely match the requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. No telephone inquiries, please.

Open Positions
 

Program Assistant (Part Time)
25 Hours/Week 11:00am – 4:00pm, M - F

Responsibilities

  • Program Assistance – Assist and encourage members.  Help set-up and tear down rooms for activities.  Set up for parties.
  • Reception Work – Greet visitors by phone and in person, provide tours for prospective members, direct visitors to appropriate staff and programs, and distribute Center literature.
  • Telephone Reassurance and Scheduling – Handle phone calls from members, schedule bus pick-up/drop-offs, appointments, registration for events and other inquiries about the Center.
  • Information and Referral – Become familiar with calendar of events to disseminate information on the phone or in the Center.
  • Transportation Coordination – Fax or e-mail manifest to Community Transit for the next day.  Inform driver of additions or cancellations on manifest.  Act as central coordinator in case of any transportation problems. Interface with Community Transit personnel as needed.
  • Maintain professional manner at all times.
  • Update databases with member information, as necessary.
  • Center Environment – Work to maintain a neat, safe, friendly, upbeat environment
  • Lunch Program – Assist with serving lunches, as needed.
  • Member Relations – Maintain excellent relations with all members and volunteers.
  • Custodial tasks – be willing and able to complete minor custodial tasks in between visits from professional cleaners to help keep Center clean and tidy (straighten up at the end of the day, clean up spills, water flowers on the grounds, fill restroom paper towels and toilet paper, etc.)
  • Monitor Fitness Center from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm each day.
  • Run errands as needed to supply the kitchen/cafe
  • Assist other staff members as requested; other duties as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Associate college degree preferred and/or at least 3 years relevant experience with senior programs/activities
  • Respect and compassion for older adults
  • Ability to be flexible and multitask; work both independently and on a team
  • Excellent customer service, telephone and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to handle emergency situations
  • Positive attitude and respectful sense of humor are essential
  • Be proficient on the computer
  • Must be able to manually move, pull, carry, push or lift heavy objects or materials (25-50 lbs.)
  • Valid Driver’s License and auto insurance as required by the state, ability to provide own transportation for running errands

 Reports to the Program Director; salary negotiable; start date June 4, 2018

 

Kitchen/Center Assistant
25 Hours/Week, 8:00am – 1:00pm M-F

Responsibilities

  • Center Opening – Arrive at the Center, check facility, turns on lights and heat/air conditioning and start coffee pot.  
  • Essential kitchen duties – coordinate food delivery with caterer, supervise kitchen volunteers, serve food, wash pots/pans, operate commercial dishwasher, clean up dining site and sanitize surfaces, inventory supplies; may utilize a cash box and make change
  • Order meals via caterer’s website
  • Attend nutrition meetings and maintain knowledge of food service regulations.
  • Custodial tasks – be willing and able to complete minor custodial tasks in between visits from professional cleaners to help keep Center clean and tidy (clean up spills, fill restroom paper towels and toilet paper, salt walkways in winter, etc.)
  • Operate and clean a variety of specialized food service equipment, i.e. coffee maker, hot table, automatic dishwasher, ovens and mixer, etc.
  • Information and Referral – Become familiar with calendar of events to disseminate information on the phone or at the Center to members and the general public.
  • Help set-up and tear down rooms for activities.  Set up for parties.
  • Maintain professional manner at all times; neat and tidy appearance.  
  • Center Environment – Work to maintain a neat, safe, friendly, upbeat environment
  • Reception Work – Greet visitors/members by phone and in person, provide tours for prospective members, direct visitors to appropriate staff and programs and distribute Center literature.  
  • Scheduling – Assist with scheduling bus pick-up/drop-offs, appointments and registration for events.
  • Participant Relations – Maintain excellent relations with all members and volunteers.
  • Monitor Fitness Center from 8:00 to 10:00 am each day.
  • Assist other staff members as requested; other duties as necessary

Qualifications

  • SafeServ Certificate or ability to obtain; some kitchen and/or cooking experience in a commercial kitchen is a plus
  • Respect and compassion for older adults; prior work experience with older adults is a plus
  • Ability to be flexible and multitask; work both independently and on a team
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and telephone skills
  • Excellent organizational skills; experience with facility management is a plus
  • Ability to handle emergency situations
  • Positive attitude and respectful sense of humor are essential
  • Valid Driver’s License and auto insurance as required by the state, ability to provide own transportation for running errands
  • Must be able to manually move, pull, carry, push or lift heavy objects (25-50 lbs)
  • High school graduate with basic computer skills

 Reports to the Program Director; salary negotiable; start date June 4, 2018