Employment

Senior Connections, the aging unit for Douglas County, with offices located in Superior is seeking individuals interested employment to support our work providing services to senior citizens during weekday hours.

TO APPLY:  Feel free to stop by our office to pick up an employment application, 1805 N. 16th Street, Superior, Wisconsin.  Business hours:  Mon-Fri, 8am to 4:30pm

Application can be downloaded below, picked up in person at our offices, or by sending an e-mail request to [email protected]

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WE CURRENTLY HAVE THREE JOB OPENINGS:

Nutrition Driver (SUBSTITUTE)

Description

The Nutrition Driver reports to the Nutrition Director and is responsible for the timely delivery of meals to seniors (Meals on Wheels) throughout the community Monday-Friday usually from 9:45am-Noon.   

***This is an on call/fill-in position to assist when the regular Driver is out***

Education/Experience

  • Must have a high school diploma
  • Must have valid driver’s license with a clean driving history.

Skills

  • Ability to drive a vehicle (provided).
  • Ability to learn a route and follow directions.
  • Ability to minimally interact with seniors in their homes while delivering meals.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with clients and coworkers.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to maintain an accurate log and collect money from participants as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

Listed below are examples of duties and areas of responsibilities for this position. The listing below does not include all responsibilities or challenges that present themselves in this position.

  • Load and unload meals and coolers at the beginning and end of shifts.
  • Ensure the proper delivery of meals to seniors in their homes.
  • Assist in other areas when needed.

Interested candidates are encouraged to fill out an application online at www.seniorconnectionswi.org or in person at 1805 N 16th Street during regular business hours (Mon-Fri 8-4:30).  Any questions call 715-394-3611.

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Nutrition Site Operator (SUBSTITUTE)

Description

The Nutrition Site Operator reports to the Nutrition Director and is responsible for the oversight of volunteers and the preparation and serving/delivering of nutritious meals to seniors throughout the community.   Can be up to 4 hours per day (Mornings, usually around 8am-Noon) Mon-Fri.   

***This is an on call/fill-in position to assist when the regular Site Operator is out***

Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous volunteer experience is preferred
  • Experience coordinating tasks utilizing the efforts of others
  • Must complete yearly training.

Skills

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to walk for periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to clients and coworkers.
  • Ability to give and receive direction.
  • Ability to be flexible within a day to day basis.
  • Ability to manage a schedule in order to ensure all clients receives their meals.
  • Ability to work out in the community.

Duties and Responsibilities

Listed below are examples of duties and areas of responsibilities for this position. The listing below does not include all responsibilities or challenges that present themselves in this position.

  • Help to prepare meals for older members of the community.
  • Prepare eating areas prior to meal service.
  • Serve/deliver meals to participants and ensure their well being.
  • Assist in cleaning up after meals.
  • Complete required daily paperwork.
  • Count/handle money.
  • Attend yearly training.

Interested candidates are encouraged to fill out an application online at www.seniorconnectionswi.org or in person at 1805 N 16th Street during regular business hours (Mon-Fri 8-4:30).  Any questions call 715-394-3611.

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Specialized Transportation Driver (SUBSTITUTE DRIVER)

Description

The Specialized Transport Driver repots to the Transportation Coordinator and is responsible for the safe and timely transportation of clients to and from various locations. The Driver must be able to safely handle wheelchairs and clients with special needs while also maintaining a schedule for drop off and pick up times.  Can be up to 8 hours a day (Mon-Fri) when called in.

***This is an on call/fill-in position to assist when the regular driver is out***

Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license with a clean record.
  • Must be CPR certified or able to get certification (Agency provides).
  • Must receive training on how to safely handle wheelchairs and other walking aides.

Skills

  • Ability to manage a schedule.
  • Ability to navigate throughout the Twin Ports and Douglas County.
  • Ability to communicate with clients and supervisors.
  • Ability to work with walking aides and wheelchairs and assist with clients getting in and out of the vehicle.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.

Duties and Responsibilities

Listed below are examples of duties and areas of responsibilities for this position. The listing below does not include all responsibilities or challenges that present themselves in this position.

  • Transport clients to and from locations.
  • Assist with embarking and disembarking the vehicle.
  • Manage a strict schedule of drop offs and pickups.
  • Navigate throughout the Twin Ports, being cognizant of traffic and construction changes.
  • Assist clients throughout the process as needed.
  • Complete daily paperwork as directed by Transportation Coordinator.

Interested candidates are encouraged to fill out an application online at www.seniorconnectionswi.org or in person at 1805 N 16th Street during regular business hours (Mon-Fri 8-4:30).  Any questions call 715-394-3611.