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AgeWell Middle TN

Eldercare Social Enterprise Project Manager (part time)

AgeWell Middle TN

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Job Summary

AgeWell Middle Tennessee (formerly the Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee) is a regional nonprofit serving older adults and family caregivers for 35 years. Our mission is to champion informed and positive aging and serve as the area’s catalyst for collaborative solutions to unmet needs. One of our current strategic priorities is improving information and support for family caregivers of older adults in partnership with employers since the majority of eldercare is provided by working caregivers. Learn more about us at https://agewelltn.org/  

We are hiring a new part-time (20 hour/week) position to help launch a social enterprise called Eldercare Coach.  Caregivers in the United States have grown by over 10 million in the last 5 years, and the population continues to rise.  There are now over 53 million caregivers of older adults, 60% of whom are working while also providing care.  The average caregiver spends 24 hours per week on care-related activities, such as helping aging loved ones with groceries, meals, doctors’ appointments, and more.  AgeWell is committed to supporting working caregivers in Middle TN by partnering with businesses to create age-friendly workplaces.  Eldercare Coach combines online tools and resources, virtual and on-site education, personalized ‘care coach’ phone consultations, and more to address today’s caregiving challenges in the workforce.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead project manager for the Eldercare Coach social enterprise; coordinate and collaborate with AgeWell staff, Eldercare Coach contractors and student intern(s)
  • Refine project services including: online assessment surveys, employer best practice guide, online portal, Lunch & Learn modules and phone consultations 
  • Develop and implement a work plan and timeline to refine services during the final stages of beta testing and in preparation for launch of Eldercare Coach
  • Work with project team to create pricing model and employer subscription/sponsor agreement
  • Enhance educational curriculum for the virtual and/or on-site Lunch & Learn modules and presentations to Human Resource professionals; assist Community Engagement Director in researching and compiling educational content and creating new presentation slides
  • Research prospect businesses, government agencies and/or faith communities to identify “right fit” employers in Middle TN; conduct outreach in coordination with Community Engagement Director and Donor and Sponsor Manager to cultivate new Eldercare Coach program partners / subscribers
  • Recommend and develop strategies for building corporate and public interest in Eldercare Coach; assist AgeWell’s Marketing Committee in the development of marketing materials and social media strategies
  • For new employer partners: serve as primary contact for HR directors/managers at partner sites; coordinate onboarding, scheduling, service delivery and evaluations for program participants (employer subscribers and caregiving clients); process employer assessment surveys and prepare summary reports for employers
  • Manage quality assurance monitoring and improvement
  • Work with Development and Operations Director on program evaluation activities including data collection and monthly grant reporting

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Eldercare Project Manager position will have the following qualifications:  

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (preferred); Bachelor’s degree required
  • 7+ years of progressive experience coordinating programs or projects in nonprofit, government and/or private sectors
  • Demonstrated organization, project planning & management skills
  • Passion for helping older adults and family caregivers
  • Business development experience (preferred): Chamber of Commerce, Human Resource Management, corporate and/or small business management
  • Entrepreneurial experience (strongly preferred): successfully planning and launching a new program, service and/or social enterprise
  • Excellent written, verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently as well as a part of a team
  • Demonstrated initiative with regards to identifying prospective partners/employers and developing new partnerships 
  • Computer and database skills – i.e., Microsoft Windows applications, Salesforce, Survey Monkey, and other online applications 
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds, and a sensitivity to the shifting demographic trends within the growing caregiver population

Additional Information

Benefits

Benefits

This position offers generous sick, vacation and holiday paid time off (PTO).  Both full and part-time employees are eligible for 12 paid vacation days and 12 paid sick days per year, as well as 10 paid holidays and one personal day per year.  Vacation and sick leave is equivalent to the number of hours worked.  Health and retirement benefits are not available.

How to Apply

This is a part-time position that reports to the Director of Community Engagement. While the position starts at 20 hours/week, it may expand gradually to full time in the future, pending project growth and the availability of funding.

To apply:

Please email resume and cover letter detailing your candidacy to: jobs@agewelltn.org 

AgeWell Middle TN

95 White Bridge Road, Suite 250

Nashville, TN  37205

No phone calls, please

 

Details

  • Date Posted: February 9, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Other