Job Opportunities

National, State, and Local Job and Volunteer Opportunities

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National Opportunities

AARP’s Employer Resource Center assists employers with recruitment, workplace trends, retention strategies, retirement considerations, workplace law, benefits, and AARP’s Best Employers Program.  http://www.aarp.org/money/careers/employerresourcecenter/

Jobline of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
http://www.agework.com/agework/

Jobline of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
http://www.aghe.org/677915

Jobline of the U.S Administration On Aging is now provided under the Administration for Community Living
http://www.aoa.gov/about/jobs/jobs.asp

State Opportunities

Jobline of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services >> http://osp.its.state.nc.us/dhhspickdepartment3.asp?

Local Opportunities

Visit UNCG’s Career Services Center at >> http://csc.dept.uncg.edu/
Volunteer opportunities with local seniors >> http://www.volunteergso.org/
Jobs listed in the Greensboro New & Record Triad Careers Online >> http://www.triadcareers.com/

Resident Events and Programs Coordinator for Independent Living at Pennybyrn at Maryfield in High Point, NC.  (Posted here February 19, 2015)
Under the supervision of the Resident Services Leader, this person will be responsible for planning, developing and implementing programs to enrich the lives of active retirement living residents. This position requires someone with creativity and strong relationship building skills. Knowledge of a wide variety of technology and strong computer skills including Microsoft Publisher are required. Candidate must be extremely professional and enjoy providing a customer service experience that exceeds expectations of the residents. Must be a self-motivated team player, energetic with a winning attitude and a desire to deliver exceptional service. Position requires a flexible schedule including some nights, weekends and holidays.  http://www.pennybyrnatmaryfield.org/employment-pennybyrn-maryfield/job-search/