Mike's Place Program Manager (Respite Care)
Meals on Wheels Central Texas is hiring a part-time Program Manager for our Mike’s Place Program. The Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the successful operation of Mike’s Place Respite Program. This person will oversee approximately 30 individuals participating in the weekly program and the volunteers while ensuring a safe, organized, and caring environment. This person will direct the Volunteer Coordinator to provide the utmost safety of each participant and on-going training to all volunteers in the area of dementia care and the special needs of an aging and sometimes physically challenged population. This person also serves as a representative of Meals on Wheels Central Texas in the community and participates in dementia-related community and non-profit events. This position is 28 hours/week.
For more information on the program, please visit https://www.mealsonwheelscentraltexas.org/programs/mikes-place.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, sex or age or any other legally protected status.
Skills / Requirements
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Bilingual a plus
Prior supervisory experience
Related field training preferred with emphasis on dementia and Alzheimer’s related work experience
Some training in recreation and activity related to persons with dementia
Knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia
Ability to bridge communication challenges in a culturally and educationally diverse clientele
Ability to direct and enable volunteers to utilize creative talents
Able to role model effective interaction with individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia
Ability to create a balance of the social and physical needs of participants and volunteers
Demonstrates creative and stimulating planning with programming
No phone calls please.
Job Status: Part Time