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Title Peer Support Coordinator
City San Diego
State CA
Description Caregiver Peer Support Coordinators (PSCs) will support military caregivers through coordinating convening of the support forums on installations in their respective regions and making known to caregivers the availability of other caregiver-related programs provided by our government clients and non-governmental support agencies

PSCs will be assigned to a regional office located in one of 10 regions to work with military installations located in their respective region to assist them in providing caregivers with needed support resources and social services so as to aid them in caring for their client. They will serve as an extension of the program’s Caregiver Office whereby they will work with installations to avail them of the myriad of government, VSO and non-profit caregiver support services that exist to assist and help caregivers. Specific job duties include:

• Responsible for coordinating the monthly convening of military caregiver forums on installations assigned which include interacting and coordinating with: our clients who conduct the forums; RCCs assigned to support the client of whom the caregivers support; and installation services to establish locations and associated times to convene the forums.
• Responsible for coordinating caregiver outreach efforts targeted for installations located within their respective regions.
• Access and interpret information necessary to evaluate the how best to support caregivers and their families through the entire spectrum of care management, rehabilitation, and transition services with a particular focus on training.
• Make recommendations on how to bolster existing caregiver support programs and on the development of new programs to shore up gaps in support.
• Serve as the Primary point of contact on all caregiver-related matters for caregivers, Care units, MTFs, Installation Commands, and RCCs within their respective regions.
Requirements Required Skills/Qualifications:
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience associated as being a Caregiver, Social Worker, Counselor, or having worked in the Social Science field or in a medical facility with patients

- Veteran, military spouse or experience working with military organizations

- Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively across multiple agencies to accomplish project goals

- Strong analytical and communication skills

- Ability to effectively interface and communicate with civilian and military personnel at all levels

- Must be in possession or successfully able to acquire a Secret Clearance

- MS Office proficiency

- Bachelor’s Degree or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

- HIPPA Certificate

- Bi-lingual ability to communicate with caregivers that are not proficient in English

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Armed Forces Services Corporation (AFSC) is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Physical Requirements;
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
General Office Demands:
- Must accurately record your daily timesheet per AFSC’s Timekeeping Policy

- Must be able to operate general office equipment including but not limited to: computer, phones and related media and information devices on most or all workdays

- Ability to communicate and interact with others, both in person and/or by telephone to conduct business
- Working under time pressure

- Working rapidly for long periods to meet deadlines

- Must be able to travel as needed and adhere to AFSC travel policies and procedures.

- Must be able to enter private homes that may or may not provide easy access for those with physical disabilities or those recovering from physical rehabilitation or post-recovery mobility.

- Position requires ability to transport self from office locations to private homes, other offices and facilities where training and other program activities occur.

- Physical requirements can typically be characterized as active: Lifting, bending, sitting on the floor, climbing may be required in the position. Requires lifting or moving various pieces of equipment, maximum 40 lbs. Position may require work on hands and knees to conduct program activities.

Major Job activities and mental requirements:

- Multiple concurrent tasks

- Ability to perform under stress

- Reading and comprehension

- Writing

- Problem solving

- Confidentiality

- Customer contact
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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