Department: Council on Aging
Status: Part Time- 18 hours/week (not benefit eligible) Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:30AM to 3:30PM (some flexibility required)
Salary: Grade H-4: $22.39 to $29.54 hourly

Duties:* Performs administrative and supervisory work in the planning, operations, instruction, supervision, promotion, and maintenance of specific Council on Aging programs and/or projects.
Essential Functions:

  • Oversees the planning, scheduling, coordination, publicity, and implementation and oversight of specific Council on Aging programs, events, groups and/or projects reflective of the diverse needs, interests, and abilities of the aging population.
  •  Delivers impeccable customer service by greeting visitors and maintaining effective working relationships with program participants, family members outside agencies, departmental staff and the public.
  • Responsible for all financial planning, budgets, purchase orders, and recording of all program related activities.
  • Completes required paperwork, applications, and ensures that CORI information is complete for activity leaders.
  • Recruits qualified instructors, paid and volunteer. Develops community partnerships. Works with private vendors to develop partnerships and facilitate balanced educational, cultural, recreational and social opportunities for Walpole residents.
  • Assists in the creation, implementation and coordination of community and special events, including Holiday Luncheon, Volunteer Luncheon, and more. Coordinates programming space, manages transportation needs, and rescheduling or substitution placement as needed.
  • Distributes program information to registrants. Maintains records including attendance, injury and evaluations, prepares after action reports on program issues and/or service.
  • Creates for publication and web promotion for a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, posters, news releases, flyers and related communications regarding programs.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
  • All other related work as directed or required


  • Minimum High School Graduate with some college coursework in related field such as Gerontology, Human Services, Education, or other relevant field with one to three (1-3) years of experience working in similar program or any equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with elders in human service setting preferred. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • American Red Cross Standard First Aid Certificate and American Red Cross CPR Certificate required
  • Possession of a valid state driver’s license
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

All applicants can submit cover letter, resume and Town Application to the following address or email below on or before Monday, October 21, 2019 by 4:00PM:
Chelsey Branco Human Resources Administrator 135 School Street Walpole, MA 02081

The Town of Walpole is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V and does not discriminate based on race, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual preference or any other legally protected status. Posted Monday September 30, 2019.

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Massachusetts Councils
on Aging

116 Pleasant Street, Suite 306
Easthampton, MA 01027
Telephone: 413-527-6425
Fax: 413-527-7138