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The Town of Wareham’s Human Resources Department is accepting applications, on behalf of
the Council on Aging, for the position of Outreach Coordinator. This is a full-time (35 hours)
union position. The salary and a generous benefits package is in accordance with the current
Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Responsibilities: Applicants will be responsible for client assessment interview to determine
physical/emotional/social needs. Identify crisis situations. Provide infonnation and referral to
clients to link them to appropriate resources and community agencies. Document identified client
needs and status. Assists clients with applications for appropriate social service agencies.
Follow-up as necessary with calls and/or in-home visits. Communicate and make presentations
to various community agencies, organizations and church groups to educate them on available
services provided by the COA. Must maintain compliance with updated regulations from AACS.
Prepare monthly statistical reports. Performs similar or related duties as required.

Education/Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field, minimum of three
years’ experience working with senior citizens, or any combination of qualifications that display
an equivalent competence to perform will be considered. Thorough familiarity and comfort with
basic computer skills and knowledge. Applicants must be organized, maintain the ability to
handle multiple tasks, work with a high degree of confidentiality, and work under precise
deadlines. Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with municipal staff and the general public is
required. Must have a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License. Subject to CORI/SOR! check, preemployment
physical and drug test.

Submit application, resume, and any training certificates to Human Resources Director:

Dorene M. Allen-England, Esq.
54 Marion Road
Wareham, MA 02571