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UnitedHealth Group

Social Services Coordinator Part Time Dallas TX (111734913)

Restaurant and Food Services

Catering Coordinator



Dallas, Texas, United States

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

The Social Services Coordinator is a part-time position that is responsible for management of a volunteer program, including recruitment, scheduling, recognition and retention of volunteers who work to promote independence, improve the quality of life and maintain dignity of older adults.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to identify potential volunteers; train them regarding the grant
  • Train volunteers with the resources and methodology to accomplish the communication with the older adults
  • Develop a plan to provide contact with older persons by means of telephone calls; texting; skyping; video chatting; social media and other alternatives to establish the communication or contact with the older adults
  • Assure older adults receive community resources including participation in the senior activity centers by the WCF as means to socially connect with other older adults and enhance their wellness
  • Set monthly goals for this project and have the capacity to achieve those goals
  • Assist in developing a process to ensure timely follow up and accurate reporting practices
  • Local and out-of-town travel may be required

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in sociology, counseling, education or other related field preferred or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in social service environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Power Point
  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in social services, non-profit programs, or grass roots organization
  • Senior/Medicare Population
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) language proficiency
  • Strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities
  • Possess planning, organizing, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong skills to organize and manage a group of volunteers

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 10 pounds of force
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery
  • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle
  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Medicare, Senior, Mental Health, Behvaivoral Health, Social Reassurance Volunteer Coordinator, Dallas, TX, Texas