Current Job Opportunities




WEATHERIZATION OUTREACH/INTAKE SPECIALIST

SUMMARY:

    The primary responsibilities include conducting telephone and in-person assessments to determine client eligibility and provide administrative support for the weatherization program. The secondary responsibility for the Outreach/Intake position is to assist in developing and implementing a plan to market weatherization services in the Wake and Durham County communities.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Develop and implement outreach plan through advertising, public relations and assist in conducting presentations at community outreach events;
  • Maintain and update appropriate promotional materials;
  • Track referrals and conversations received from Information Dept. and incoming calls;
  • Explain the application process, including proof of income requirements and income level guidelines to potential clients;
  • Mail applications, approvals, denials and all necessary documents to client's home;
  • Provide brief explanation of an energy audit procedure;
  • Follow-up on client's progress with completing the application and answer all questions and make a home visit to help with application process, if necessary;
  • Complete approval/denial process by acquiring client's utility usage from local utility companies, reviewing income sources and determining eligibility based on income in a timely manner and preparing/updating client folders;
  • Knowledge of and comply to all Agency policies and procedures;
  • Attend all required training and monthly meetings;
  • Maintain AR4CA database.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the field of marketing and available community resources;
  • Ability to develop and present ideas and promotional material in a professional manner;
  • Ability to compile, maintain, and utilize complete and accurate computer information systems, records, and reporting data;
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with a variety of individuals and organizations with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and coordinate numerous projects;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the needs of the aging, disabled and low-income populations;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.

    • Training and Experience:
    • High School diploma or equivalent required;
    • Prefer Bachelors' degree in Social Work or related human service field;
    • Two years of experience in the provision of community relations and direct services.

    • OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

      • Valid driver's license with reliable transportation and a clean driving record.

      • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

        The physical demands represented here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, verbally communicate or hear;
      • The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand and reach with arms;
      • The employee must occasionally lift up to 25lbs.

      • The position is a full time, salaried, non-exempt and benefit eligible position. Qualified applicants should submit their updated resume along with a cover letter to Laura Mozer, in Human Resources no later than Aug. 25th by fax to 919-872-6683 or email to lauram@rfsnc.org. RFS is an E.O.E. M/F/D/V





          SENIOR CENTER PROGRAM COORDINATOR

            RFS is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Center Program Coordinator at the Wendell Senior Center. The primary responsibility of the Program Coordinator is to supervise the daily operations of the Senior Center program and facility with or in the absence of the Director, plan, implement and promote program and services to encourage growth of the Senior Center. Secondary responsibilities include assisting the Director to ensure the Center maintains all certifications including N.C. SCOPE Certification and assist participants with daily activities attending the center (including but not limited to, Registration, Tours, Fitness Classes, Teach Assigned Fitness Classes, Socials, etc.)

          Essential Duties:

      • Assists participants with daily activities attending the center (including but not limited to, Registration, Tours, Fitness Classes, Teach Assigned Fitness Classes, Socials, etc.);
      • Plan and conduct daily activity programs for individuals and groups;
      • Perform duties of assigned including task for center, community and partners;
      • Know and comply with all NC Senior Center Standards;
      • Complete required training plan with documentation;
      • Observe participants for any change in behavior or routine and communicate to Director, family, doctor, emergency medical services if necessary;
      • Complete participant assessments and registrations;
      • Provide orientation and ongoing training to volunteers and agency staff;
      • Ensure that administrative tasks are completed correctly and in a timely manner including, but not limited to end of month reports, petty cash management and receipt of participant payments and donations;
      • Ensure that administrative task are completed correctly and in a timely manner including, but not limited to end of month reports, petty cash management and receipt of participant payments;
      • Attend all Agency required staff meetings;
      • Assist Director to ensure the Senior Center is operated according to the North Carolina Senior Center Services Standards;
      • Ensure a neat, clean and safe environment for the participants;
      • Ensure participant retention by maintaining high standards of customer service;
      • Ensure proper and timely response to inquiries and promote program enrollment;
      • Work/travel to other Agency locations and main office as needed;
      • Know and comply with Resources for Seniors, Inc. Personnel Policies;
      • Maintain participant confidentiality;
      • Perform other duties pertinent to program and departmental assignments as requested or required by supervisors;
      • This is a full-time position, hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with occasional evenings and weekends.

      PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit for long periods of time; use hands and fingers, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms;
    • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products, supplies, and move equipment up to 50 pounds.
    • It is important for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors to be able to:


    • Repeat the same movements;
    • Be physically active for long periods without getting tired or out of breath;
    • Coordinate movements of several parts of the body such as arms and legs, while the body is moving;
    • Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out in all directions;
    • Speak clearly so listeners can understand;
    • Use muscles for extended periods without getting tired;
    • Use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects;
    • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs or one leg and one arm,) while remaining in place;
    • Understand the speech of another person;
    • See details of objects that are more than a few feet away;
    • Quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist or reach out;
    • Keep or regain the body's balance or stay upright when in an unstable position;
    • Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects.
      • It is not as important, but still necessary, for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors to be able to:

    • Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm;
    • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects;
    • Move arms and legs quickly;
    • Use muscles to jump, sprint, or throw objects;
    • Focus on one source of sound and ignore others;
    • " Determine the distance between objects.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This job operates in a professional fast paced office/fitness environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines as well as fitness equipment.

RECRUITMENT STANDARDS:

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to meet physical demands of the Essential Duties including Fitness Instructors Demands with or without reasonable accommodations;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and patiently with the older adult population and other diverse populations, their representatives, subcontractors and agency staff;
  • Exhibit knowledge and understanding of the needs of aging independent and disabled adults;
  • Ability to plan and conduct a varied, structured program of individual and group activities;
  • Exhibit Administrative skills to include intermediate computer knowledge;
  • Commitment to learn about the physical, mental and social changes of older adults.
  • Training and Experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Fitness Field or related human services field or its equivalent;
    • At least one-year experience in the provision of activities and services, preferably with older adults;
    • Certification in CPR, Defibrillator and First Aid training within one month of being hired;
    • Certification in CPR and First Aid Training within one month of being hired;
    • Certification in Group Fitness Training within three months of being hired;
    • Certification in Group Fitness Training within three months of being hired;
    • Certification in Group Fitness Training within three months of being hired;

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

      Provide Medical Statement completed within the last 12 months by a physician, nurse practitioner or physician's assistant to meet Essential Duties.

      The position is a full time benefit eligible position. Qualified applicants should submit their updated resume along with a cover letter to Laura Mozer, in Human Resources no later than Sept. 15, 2021 by fax to 919-872-6683 or email to reception@rfsnc.org. RFS is an E.O.E. M/F/D/V




      Weatherization Energy Auditor

      Resources For Seniors, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for an Energy Auditor in our Weatherization Department. The primary responsibilities are to perform initial inspections of the homes and share energy education materials, conduct energy audits and process results according to program procedures, assign subcontractors and oversee progress of each job through completion.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Auditor will work with another team member, as well as provide assistance to fellow energy auditors;
  • Perform initial inspection of the home and share energy education materials;
  • Conduct energy audits and complete NEAT/MHEA Energy audits on each home;
  • Involve the appropriate subcontractors, Complete Purchase orders and follow job to completion;
  • Conduct post audit follow up inspections;
  • Maintain files and complete data entries via computer;
  • Review invoicing and prepare approval of vendor billing.

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Ability to work cooperatively and patiently with the older adult population and other diverse populations, their representatives, subcontractors and agency staff;
    • Experience in residential construction and a working knowledge of home energy systems is preferred;
    • The Auditor must be able to communicate well with others, to plan and conduct work activities and schedules, and to meet the physical demands of the position duties;
    • Skilled in completing N.C. Weatherization Assistant Energy Audit as required by NC Dept. of Energy;
    • Knowledge of current N.C. Weatherization Installation Standards.

    • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

    • High school degree or its equivalent;
    • Experience in the process of weatherization preferred, however the employer will consider previous experience in residential construction along with a working knowledge of home energy systems;
    • Have current BPI Energy Auditor and QCI certifications
    • Ability to participate in highly specialized training and pass Continuing certification exams to be considered for continued employment;
    • Clean driving record.

    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
      • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs with or without reasonable accommodations;
      • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures at times;
      • Requires physical ability to work in confined spaces such as attics and crawlspaces.

      The Technician position is a full time, non-exempt, salaried position offering a full benefit package.

      Qualified applicants should submit their updated resume along with a cover letter to Laura Mozer, in Human Resources no later than September 15, 2021 by fax to 919-872-6683 or email to: reception@rfsnc.org

      Resources for Seniors, Inc. is an E.O.E. M/F/D/V.





    Weatherization Field Technician

    Resources For Seniors, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a Field Technician in our Weatherization Department. The Field technician, under the direction of Housing and Home Improvements Director, will assist the Energy auditors/ QCI inspector to conduct comprehensive energy audit and post work inspection at client's home.

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
      • Assist auditors to conduct home energy assessments which include entering attics, basements, crawlspaces and assessing HVAC systems;
      • Assists with performing energy conservation testing consisting of blower door testing, combustion appliance testing, and duct leakage testing;
      • Assists Auditor with collecting data on client's dwelling;
      • Replacing lightbulb, faucet aerator and shower head during post work inspection;
      • Performs related work as required;
      • Attend trainings provided by agency, and obtaining required certification in timely period;
      • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
      • Ability to work in urban and rural setting with people of diverse background;
      • Self- motivated with ability to work well with a team;
      • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and able to learn new technology (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point).
      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
      • High school degree or its equivalent;
      • Basic knowledge of construction, HVAC system or related energy efficiency field;
      • " Clean driving record.
      PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
      • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs with or without reasonable accommodations;
      • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures at times;
      • Requires physical ability to work in confined spaces such as attics and crawlspaces.

      The Technician position is a full time, non-exempt, salaried position offering a full benefit package.

      Qualified applicants should submit their updated resume along with a cover letter to Laura Mozer, in Human Resources no later than September 15, 2021 by fax to 919-872-6683 or email to: reception@rfsnc.org

      Resources for Seniors, Inc. is an E.O.E. M/F/D/V.