Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 68,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are now hiring for a full-time Senior Resident Service Coordinator to join our Calumet team!
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provides ingoing outreach and engagement to build relationships with clients 55 years and older and inform them of available resources.
Completion of assessment to understand basic needs, quality of life indicators, current services, and to identify opportunities for education/socialization and recreational activities.
Organizing and coordinating recreational, social and educational activities for seniors.
On-going engagement, reassessment and goal planning.
Conducts well-being checks as needed.
Handles emergency and crisis situations with residents.
Aware of all resources in the community and will work with these resources to provide referrals for seniors.
Serve as an advocate.
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field required.
Must have access to a vehicle, valid driver’s license and proof of insurance to perform essential job function.
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in related field.
Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups.
Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions.
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
11 paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.