Thank you for your interest in working at ACCA!  


Are you ready to bring your talent and expertise to an innovative non-profit organization providing quality services to the largest growing segment of our population? Do you seek work that is challenging, meaningful, and fun? Does your best day at work include knowing that what you’ve done has made a measurable difference in someone’s life?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, ACCA is the place for you! At this time, our open positions include:

Adult Day Health Director

AmeriCorps Seniors Program Specialist, Part-Time

Adult Day Health Nurse (RN or LPN)


Adult Day Health Director

ACCA is looking for a director to lead our Adult Day Health programs in Athens and Winder. Adult Day Health provides a therapeutic and supportive environment for adult participants with physical or cognitive impairments while also providing respite for family caregivers.

The Director reports to the VP/Director of Operations and provides direct supervision to the Winder ADH Coordinator, ADH Program Manager, RNs and LPNs, Health and Activity Aides, student interns and program volunteers.

This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The Athens center’s operating hours are 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, and the Winder center’s operating hours are 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.

About Us: ACCA’s mission is to promote a lifetime of wellness through engagement, advocacy, education, and support. Serving northeast and east Georgia, ACCA is the nonprofit providing a comprehensive resource of expertise and opportunities for adults and families who need and desire the essentials to age and live well. We do this by offering programs and services that address basic needs, such as food and transportation, and personal fulfillment gained through building relationships, expanding knowledge, and making meaningful contributions to the community. For more than 50 years, ACCA has been helping people navigate – and celebrate – life’s second half, positively impacting their health and well-being, and making their communities an even better place to live.

What is it like to work at ACCA? According to our most recent staff survey working at ACCA means working in a supportive culture where you are respected and feel a sense of accomplishment in your work. In fact, 98% of employees say they would recommend working at ACCA.

Our Core Values demonstrate our culture and our approach to engaging and serving our community. You can find them on our website here: www.accaging.org/about-us

Essential Responsibilities

This position directs the planning, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of all activities of the ADH programs in compliance with agency, funding and regulatory policies and requirements, provides administrative oversight of the Bentley Adult Day Health Program and the Winder Adult Day Health Center.

Program Operations

  • Maintains a congenial working atmosphere for staff through regular conferences, evaluations, and staff, coordinator, and management meetings. Formulates job descriptions and written guidelines for staff and volunteers. Assists in the recruitment, selection, and orientation of new staff and volunteers.
  • Leads the ADH staff in the implementation of a person-centered approach to client care through clinical care planning, meaningful and person-specific daily activities, opportunities for clients to engage in and with the community, and environmental design.
  • Provides initial Bentley ADH, and Winder ADH orientation to all new staff, volunteers, and student interns.
  • Maintains all program forms and files for data collection, safety, and record keeping in accordance with funding source requirements and database needs of ACCA.
  • Prepares and submits reports as required for ACCA, Board of Directors and funding sources.
  • Assist the CEO and marketing team with the planning, development, and implementation of a continuous program of outreach including, but not limited to, a marketing plan, social media, customer communications, press releases and speaking engagements for the promotion of ADH and caregiver activities, the recruitment of new clients and volunteers, and informational service to the public.
  • Assists the CEO and VP/Director of Operations with the planning, development, and evaluation of the ADH budgets, altering plans when necessary.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of the Bentley ADH and Winder ADH facilities and grounds, furnishings and equipment, and reports issues to Personnel Manager as needed.
  • Maintains active working relationship with subcontract agencies as well as other community organization.

Program Evaluation

  • Conducts routine and scheduled monitoring of program compliance in accordance with ACCA and regulatory agency requirements. Ensures that program documentation is current, accurate and complete.
  • Oversees the evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement process for the ADH programs including annual policy review, client satisfaction surveys, employee performance evaluations, and program outcome tracking, monitoring, and documenting.
  • Completes the annual program evaluation report for submission to VP/Director of Operations, CEO, BOD, and funding sources.
  • Responsible for the on-going evaluation of program sustainability and innovative design. Assists with the development of new programming to meet current needs of customers, the agency, and the community. Researches and prepares proposals for additional and new funding, as needed.

 Agency Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with agency leadership in developing and scheduling in-service and staff development activities.
  • Assists in the overall fundraising needs of the agency and supports the Director of Development and Communications in the planning and coordination of fundraising and awareness events directly related to ADH. Participates in fundraising committees and attend events.
  • Attends monthly Management Meetings, the agency Annual Meeting, training programs and other appropriate meetings and conferences related to the position and job duties.
  • Contributes content for ACCA’s quarterly Connections magazine, upon request.
  • Complete all appropriate forms including timecards, travel sheets, and purchase orders within deadlines.
  • Accepts other responsibilities as assigned by the VP/Director of Operations and the CEO.
Essential Requirements
  • At minimum, a bachelor’s degree a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • At least two years’ experience in a related health or social service field, preferably in a community-based program.
  • At least three years demonstrated successful experience in program operations including supervision of personnel, program planning and delivery, funding source compliance and general management functions with aging and/or social service projects.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and virtual conferencing platforms, at an intermediate skill level, at minimum.
  • Able to pass all mandated background checks.
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License and reliable transportation.
Benefits
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Health, dental and vision insurance offered
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Company-paid long-term disability
  • 403(b) with agency match after 1 year of service
Our Hiring Process & Timeline
  • We will accept and review applications through January 21, 2022.
  • Interviews will be scheduled between January 24, 2022, and February 9, 2022.
  • Qualified candidates may be invited to second round interviews, and the selected candidate will start no later than March 1, 2022.

In all its activities, hiring, and operations, ACCA complies with federal law, does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, religion, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. The Agency shall be committed to providing an inclusive environment for all clients, staff, vendors, suppliers, contractors, board members, visitors, and volunteers.

Applicants must complete an agency application form and submit a cover letter and resume. Our online application can be found here: ACCA Employment Application

If you would prefer to complete a hard copy, please contact Nita Norris at nnorris@accaging.org. Hard copy application packets may be dropped off at our office: 135 Hoyt Street, Athens, Georgia 30601.


AmeriCorps Seniors Program Specialist, Part-Time

Are you ready to bring your talent and expertise to an innovative non-profit organization providing quality services to the largest growing segment of our population? Do you appreciate the value of national service and enjoy helping others make an impact through volunteerism? Do you seek work that is challenging, meaningful, and fun? Does your best day at work include knowing that what you’ve done has made a measurable difference in someone’s life?

ACCA is looking for a part-time Program Specialist to join our AmeriCorps Seniors team. This position works closely with our AmeriCorps Seniors Coordinator to support the service-minded older adults in our Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs.

Our AmeriCorps Seniors staff work with older adults that are looking to make a difference in their community while also being able to earn a small stipend for their volunteer work. These AmeriCorps Seniors programs improve the lives of isolated older adults and children that need some extra attention in the classroom.

About Us: Serving northeast and east Georgia, ACCA is the nonprofit providing a comprehensive resource of expertise and opportunities for adults and families who need and desire the essentials to age and live well. We do this by offering programs and services that address basic needs, such as food and transportation, and personal fulfillment gained through building relationships, expanding knowledge, and making meaningful contributions to the community. With more than 50 years of experience, ACCA helps people navigate – and celebrate – life’s second half, positively impacting their health and well-being, and making their communities an even better place to live.

What is it like to work at ACCA? According to our most recent staff survey working at ACCA means working in a supportive culture where you are respected and feel a sense of accomplishment in your work. In fact, 98% of employees say they would recommend working at ACCA.

Our Core Values demonstrate our culture and our approach to engaging with and serving our community. You can find them on our website here: www.accaging.org/about-us

Reports To: AmeriCorps Seniors Coordinator

Supervises:  Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion volunteers, AmeriCorps Seniors interns

Essential Responsibilities

Volunteer Recruitment and On-Boarding

  • Assist the Coordinator in planning and implementing a variety of recruitment efforts and events.
  • Receive and follow up on inquiries from potential volunteers.
  • Guide new volunteers through the onboarding process, ensuring they meet program requirements and complete their application in a timely manner.
  • With the support of the Coordinator, conduct regular volunteer orientation sessions that educate the volunteers on agency and program policies and regulations.
  • Maintain required documentation of the application and enrollment process.

Volunteer Training and Recognition

  • Assist the Coordinator in coordinating orientations and monthly training sessions for volunteers.
  • Communicate identified training needs to the Coordinator and assist with finding appropriate training resources.
  • Work with the Coordinator and ACCA Volunteer Coordinator to plan and implement meaningful volunteer recognition events and efforts.

Volunteer Placement

  • Recruit volunteer stations and assess station needs; recommend volunteers who could fill those needs.
  • Assist with clerical tasks of station management and maintain collaborative relationships with stations.
  • Provide oversight of the volunteer and volunteer station performance.

Volunteer and Community Relations

  • Ensure the interests of the volunteers, clients, stations, and the program are maintained.
  • Collect necessary data to assist in the preparation of required reports and ensure all volunteer and station files are current, accurate, and complete.
  • Ensure the satisfaction of volunteers, clients, and station staff with assignments, directing concerns to the Coordinator as needed.
  • Ensure volunteers and clients are aware of and connected to ACCA services as needed.

Program Compliance and Operations

  • Assist the Coordinator with required record keeping and reporting.
  • Stay up to date on ACCA and AmeriCorps Seniors policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of the AmeriCorps Seniors programs.
  • Assist with operations of the Senior Service Corps Advisory Council.
  • Assist the overall AmeriCorps Seniors activities as needed, including special events such as Senior Leadership Academy, national days of service, and Senior Corps Week.
  • Assist with inter-and intra-agency coordination. Maintain active working relationships with ACCA and program staff, administration and Board of Directors, other community agencies, and student interns.
Essential Requirements
  • Able to quickly establish a rapport with a wide variety of people.
  • Highly detail-oriented, with excellent organization and data entry skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; proficient in Zoom. Possesses the skills needed to navigate online resources and platforms with ease, and the ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technology.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Service or health-related field preferred. Associates Degree or exemplary experience combined with a High School degree will be considered.
  • A minimum of two+ years’ relevant experience, preferably in working with older adults and persons of all socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License and reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to pass a Federal and state background check.
Our Hiring Process & Timeline
  • We will accept applications for this position through December 31, 2021.
  • Interviews will be scheduled with qualified candidates as applications are received.
  • Ideally, the selected candidate will begin working in mid-January 2022.

Applicants must complete an agency application form and submit a cover letter and resume. Our online application can be found here: ACCA Employment Application

If you would prefer to complete a hard copy, please contact Nita Norris at nnorris@accaging.org. Hard copy application packets may be dropped off at our office: 135 Hoyt Street, Athens, Georgia 30601.


Adult Day Health Nurse (RN or LPN, Part Time or Full Time)

ACCA is looking for a licensed Nurse for our Bentley Adult Day Health Center in Athens. Adult Day Health provides adults and their family caregivers a community-based alternative to nursing home placement. For those living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, or needing assistance with activities of daily living, Adult Day Health offers a supportive and therapeutic environment, companionship, and opportunities for recreation. The nurse provides general nursing care to ADH clients and works as a member of the care team to ensure our participants’ experience days are fun and meaningful.

This position offers a flexible schedule within our regular operating hours of 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

The Nurse reports to the Adult Day Health Director and supervises ADH staff in the provision of clinical care for clients.

About Us: ACCA’s mission is to promote a lifetime of wellness through engagement, advocacy, education, and support. Serving northeast and east Georgia, ACCA is the nonprofit providing a comprehensive resource of expertise and opportunities for adults and families who need and desire the essentials to age and live well. We do this by offering programs and services that address basic needs, such as food and transportation, and personal fulfillment gained through building relationships, expanding knowledge, and making meaningful contributions to the community. For more than 50 years, ACCA has been helping people navigate – and celebrate – life’s second half, positively impacting their health and well-being, and making their communities an even better place to live.

What is it like to work at ACCA? According to our most recent staff survey working at ACCA means working in a supportive culture where you are respected and feel a sense of accomplishment in your work. In fact, 98% of employees say they would recommend working at ACCA.

Our Core Values demonstrate our culture and our approach to engaging with and serving our community. You can find them on our website here: www.accaging.org/about-us

Essential Responsibilities

This position provides and initiates daily preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures as needed for Bentley Adult Day Health clients’ care and safety.

  • Implement, direct, supervise, and evaluate all nursing care rendered to the client, and supervise the maintenance of the therapeutic environment.
  • Work collaboratively with ADH nursing staff to provide nursing services. This includes assessing the health needs of clients through routine monitoring of vital signs, symptoms, and medication compliance, regular review of progress notes related to nursing care, and through communication with physicians, family members, and caregivers.
  • Perform the initial assessment and evaluation of ADH clients and periodic evaluation of their nursing needs.
  • Implement and develop a Comprehensive Care for each client. Review and revise the care plan as needed, and at least every 30 days, and communicate all revisions to appropriate ADH staff.
  • Complete progress notes and review staff entries as required. Complete and maintain handwritten RN Supervisory Visit notes in accordance with funding source standards.
  • Coordinate client care with other service providers, including contracted agency providing specialized therapies (OT, PT, ST). Instruct and supervise Health/Activity Care Partners in the provision of these services and assist the ADH Director and LPN with the evaluation of their performance.
  • Notify the client’s physician, family member(s) and/or care coordinator of any changes in the client’s condition or care plan.
  • Provide health-related education to meet client’s needs, including teaching ADH staff.
  • Provide RN coverage to the Winder ADH program in the absence of the Winder ADH RN.
  • Review and sign activity participation, client service, and daily attendance records for completion and accuracy.
  • Maintain all client records to standards set by funding sources and self-monitor charting at least once a month. Complete and maintain records such as: attendance, meal counts, vital signs, weights.
  • Teach, supervise, and counsel the client and family members regarding nursing care needs and other related problems of the client.
  • Coordinate client discharge planning in accordance with the care plan, and in consultation with the client, family member and/or care coordinator, client’s physician, ADH staff, other involved agencies, and appropriate community resources.
  • Coordinates with the ADH Director and ADH nursing staff in the implementation and scheduling of in-service and staff development activities.

Agency Responsibilities

  • As needed, performs public and community relations activities for the Adult Day Health programs and the ACCA, and provides information to staff, volunteers, and student interns.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with subcontract agencies well as other community organizations.
  • Assist all ACCA program staff and clients during client medical emergency situations.
  • Complete all appropriate forms including time sheets, travel sheets, and annual/sick leave forms.
  • Attend the ACCA Annual Meeting, ACCA staff meetings and participate in ACCA staff development programs as required. Attend trainings as required by ACCA, the funding source(s), or as requested by the ACCA Administrative staff.
  • Accepts other responsibilities as assigned by the ADH Director, VP/Director of Operations and the Chief Executive Officer.
Position Requirements
  • Registered nurse with a current Georgia license.
  • Current First Aide/CPR certification.
  • At least one year of experience in a health or social services field, and at least one year of supervisory experience.
  • Experience working in the aging field preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Able to pass all mandated background checks.
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License and reliable transportation.
Benefits
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Health, dental and vision insurance offered
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Company-paid long-term disability
  • 403(b) with agency match after 1 year of service
Our Hiring Process & Timeline
  • We will accept applications for this position through December 31, 2021.
  • Interviews will be scheduled with qualified candidates as applications are received.
  • Ideally, the selected candidate will begin working in mid-January 2022.

To be considered applicants must complete an agency application form and submit a cover letter and resume. Our online application can be found here: ACCA Employment Application

If you would prefer to complete a hard copy, please contact Nita Norris at nnorris@accaging.org. Hard copy application packets may be dropped off at our office: 135 Hoyt Street, Athens, Georgia 30601.


ACCA is An Equal Opportunity Employer

In all of its activities, hiring, and operations, ACCA complies with federal law, does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, religion, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. The Agency shall be committed to providing an inclusive environment for all clients, staff, vendors, suppliers, contractors, board members, visitors, and volunteers.

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