VPAS, the local Area Agency on Aging, has empowered those 60 years and older with the resources and opportunities they need to lead engaged lives since 1974. Our focus is on helping individuals and caregivers successfully navigate the changes and challenges that come with aging. VPAS' Senior Leadership Team embraces employee feedback and input for improving the services we offer in the community in order to be relevant and timely.
Non-Discrimination Statement: Employment decisions will be based on the principles of equal opportunity. All personnel actions (recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, etc.) are administered without regard to any characteristic protected by state, federal or local law, assuming said characteristic does not interfere with the performance of essential job functions. Confidential assistance in completing an application for those with specific disabilities that prevent them from completing it may be obtained if needed.
VPAS is accepting interested applicants for a part-time Case Manager in VPAS’ Southwest Region.
DAYS/HOURS: Monday to Friday, 11:30am to 4:30pm
WORKSITE: Maury River Senior Services, 2137 Magnolia Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416
Remote working acceptable: ☐ Yes ☒ No ☐ Hybrid
BENEFITS: employee paid dental, vision insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; paid annual, sick, and holiday leave; and a highly collaborative and supportive work culture.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The holder of this 25 hour/week position is the local community face and representative for the Rockbridge area and gatekeeper to VPAS in-home services through a comprehensive person-centered re-assessment process. The Case Manager is responsible for providing information on a wide range of topics and services to individuals 60 years and older and their caregivers including, making referrals and connecting resources to meet stated needs, determining re-eligibility for VPAS in-home services, and providing support and guidance to navigate the complex health and human services system. The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge of and contacts within the Rockbridge County community, and will have demonstrated success in:
Working with older adults, their families and caregivers
Conducting in-home needs assessments
Identifying and connecting resources to meet stated needs
Developing and sustaining professional relationships
Problem solving and task organization
All facets of Microsoft Office Professional
Working in a nonprofit environment
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience in the human services field.
TO APPLY: Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Associate Director, Jenn Chestnut, firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for submission is December 15, 2023.
VPAS is accepting interested applicants for a part-time Custodial Specialist in VPAS’ Staunton/Augusta/Waynesboro (SAW) Region.
DAYS/HOURS: 8 hours per week. The hours will be worked during the Monday through Friday timeframe at a schedule agreeable to both the selected candidate and the supervisor. Specifics can be provided upon request.
WORKSITE: Waynesboro VPAS Corporate Office, 325 Pine Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The Custodial Specialist cleans the Waynesboro Corporate offices, Conference Room, Waynesboro Cafe, Restrooms, and SAW Regional Kitchen on a weekly basis so they are presentable for staff, volunteers, members, and visitors.
QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates must be able to work independently and complete tasks with little supervision, have good time management skills. Attention to detail, compliance with confidentiality rules, and sensitivity in working with vulnerable populations are a must.
TO APPLY: Candidates should submit a VPAS Employment Application and a resume to Nutrition and Transportation Manager David Taylor at email@example.com or PO Box 817, Waynesboro, VA 22980, or by fax at 540.949.7143. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Director of Senior Services
VPAS is accepting interested applicants for a full-time Director of Senior Services in VPAS’ Southwest Region. This region encompasses Buena Vista, Lexington, Rockbridge County, Bath County and Highland County.
OFFICIAL POSITION TITLE: Director of Senior Services for Southwest Region
DAYS/HOURS: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
WORKSITE: 2137 Magnolia Ave., Buena Vista, VA 24416
Remote working acceptable: ☐ Yes ☐ No ☒ Hybrid
BENEFITS: health, dental, vision insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; paid annual, sick, and holiday leave; and a highly collaborative and supportive work culture.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The holder of this 40 hour/week position is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for assuring delivery of VPAS-funded services to older individuals including in-home and community-based services. The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge of and contacts within the Region, and will have demonstrated success in:
• Working with older adults, their families and caregivers
• Maintaining high-quality programs that adhere to established requirements
• Managing and leading staff and volunteers
• Developing and managing budgets
• Fundraising, including grant writing
• Developing and sustaining professional relationships
• Public speaking and writing for publication
• All facets of Microsoft Office Professional
• Learning and implementing new skills
• Working in a nonprofit environment
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience in the human services field. At least two years of experience in a leadership role in the human services field preferred.
TO APPLY: Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Jenn Chestnut, firstname.lastname@example.org