Senior Solutions Seeks Nutrition & Wellness Director

NUTRITION AND WELLNESS DIRECTOR – SENIOR SOLUTIONS

Senior Solutions is seeking a Senior Nutrition and Wellness Director, working out of our Springfield, VT office.  Please send cover letter and resume to Carol Stamatakis, Executive Director, Senior Solutions, 38 Pleasant Street, Springfield, VT., 05156

Senior Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

senior-solutions-logoGeneral Description: Planning, development and implementation of community based nutrition, wellness and transportation services funded by Senior Solutions, an Area Agency on Aging. Provide on-going technical assistance to local service providers for quality assurance and conformance to State and Federal requirements.

Responsibilities include:

— Participates as active member of the Senior Solutions management team, assisting with agency wide planning to ensure above services are integrated into the annual plan and budget of Senior Solutions.

— Establishes new meal, wellness and transportation initiatives as appropriate within budgetary constraints.

— Writes, monitors and evaluates all nutrition related contracts. Ensures compliance with Federal and State regulations.

— Hires and trains contracted direct service staff related to nutrition or wellness programs,

— Arranges and coordinates training for staff involved in Nutrition or wellness programs as well as arranging nutrition education programs for all participants in the meals programs,

— Writes and monitors contracts including approval for payment within budget constraints,

— Writes grants for nutrition and wellness activities,

— Oversees all site menus ensuring that nutrition standards are followed,

— Oversees 3SquaresVt outreach program including quarterly required state reporting

— Oversees Wellness Evidence Based programs offered directly by Senior Solutions

— Participates in the planning for transportation services, especially those that meet the needs of the most frail in the community,

— Negotiates, monitors and evaluates all transportation related contracts,

Additional activities:

— Participates in Statewide Nutrition Directors meetings

— Attends appropriate regional transportation meetings

— Establishes new meal, wellness or transportation initiatives as appropriate.

Qualifications:

— Bachelors degree required.  Prefer degree or experience in Nutrition, public health, business management or human service administration,

–Ability to work cooperatively with a wide variety of people and organizations.

— Highly organized, ability to think about systems creatively,

— Willingness to do extensive on -the-job travel

— Strong oral, written and computer communication skills

This position reports to the Executive Director.

 

 

 

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