Careers

Japanese caregivers and senior in the field caregiverWho we are?

Self-Help for the Elderly promotes independence, well-being and dignity for older adults through culturally aligned services and programs in the San Francisco Bay Area. We envision a world where all elders have the respect, care, and support to lead dignified and vibrant lives.

Founded in 1966, each year we serve over 40,000 older adults in San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Alameda Counties by providing a compressive range of multicultural and multilingual services to empower seniors to help themselves and others. Over 90% of our clients come from low-income minority community.

What we do?

We currently have nine service departments specializing in Adult Day Services, Affordable Housing for Independent Seniors, Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly, Home Health Care Program, Hospice Care Program, Employment Training & Economic Development, Nutrition and Senior Centers, Social Services, and Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP).

Why Self-Help?

At Self-Help, we are firmly committed to the senior’s security, freedom, and peace of mind. If you enjoy working with seniors… if you believe in giving back to the community… if helping others makes you happy… come join us in making a difference together!

Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer

Self-Help for the Elderly is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmation Action Employer and we welcome diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law. We participate in E-Verify.

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

Qualified applicants with criminal history will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Americans with Disabilities Act

We may provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please email us at hr@selfhelpelderly.org or call (415) 677-7600 for special assistance.

Benefits Package:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including a multiple range of medical and dental plans, commuter benefits, flexible benefits plan, retirement plan, paid time off, paid holiday, and etc.

We are seeking the following positions:
  • Administration-IT

    Computer Instructor - (Chinese or Spanish)
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Computer Instructor who is responsible for teaching seniors to use computers, smart devices, and the Internet at SF Connected Technology Labs throughout San Francisco and through virtual programming.
    • Qualifications: Must have high school diploma; teaching and training experience preferred. Current working knowledge of PC technology/equipment, smartphones, tablet computers, MS Office software applications, Internet, online communication, and social media platforms. Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with older adults and individuals from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Ability to effectively instruct senior learners on basic computer use and online programs using PC platforms or other personal computing devices. Bilingual and bi-literate in English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), Russian, or Spanish is preferred. Must be available to work at least three days a week.
  • Administration - Human Resources

    Human Resources Coordinator
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Human Resources Coordinator who performs a variety of recruitment and benefits functions and provides general administrative support to the HR Department.
    • Qualifications: Responsible for the administration of the employee benefits program (i.e. health benefits, commuter benefits, Workers’ Compensation, retirement plan and unemployment) including enrolling, processing changes, maintaining records, filing claims, coordinating open enrollments and reconciling invoices from benefit plan providers. Responsible for the administration of employee leaves of absence including FMLA, disability and Workers’ Compensation and ensures payroll and benefits logistics for employees on leave. Responsible for the HRIS system administration which includes maintaining the security of the system, accuracy and integrity of all data entered, ensuring effective documentation management, collaboration with payroll administration, manager and employee self-service and engagement, troubleshoot problems and work with our HRIS vendors to ensure that the system is operational.
  • Administration - Office Management

    Office Coordinator
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Office Coordinator who assists in the day-to-day operation of the office including front office management, facility and equipment maintenance, supplies procurement and administrative support.
    • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration; or an associate degree in office or administrative support and a minimum of two years of related experience. Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures. Ability to operate and troubleshoot office equipments including but not limited to photocopier, fax machine, multi-extension telephone system, postage machine, scanners, printers, and calculators
  • Adult Day Services - ADS

    Group Van Driver
    • Transports program participants.
    • Essential Functions:

      • Picks up and transports participants for various purposes.
      • Observes the condition and needs of clients and provides appropriate assistance and referrals.
      • Conducts quarterly reassessments of clients and service surveys.
      • Maintains vehicle in good condition and keeps records of all services.
      • Maintains an accurate and updated record in the Mobile Computer System.
      • Attends safety and/or in-service trainings as assigned.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Qualifications:

      • At least two years of work experience required. Experience working with the elderly preferred.
      • Must have and maintain a valid CA Commercial Class B driver license. Minimum of two years of driving experience with satisfactory driving record.
      • Must have interest to work with seniors and adults with disabilities. Ability to work in a team environment.
      • Bilingual in English and Chinese preferred.
      • Must pass a drug and alcohol test
      • Must pass a strength test for physical fitness for the job: able to lift or carry up to 50 pounds.
      • Must obtain First Aid and CPR certificates by the end of the 3-month introductory period.
      • Possess excellent communication and decision-making skills.
      • Must pass criminal background check.
    Social Worker
    • Responsible for assessing the social, emotional, and economic needs of Adult Day Services’ participants and providing social services to meet these needs.
    • Essential Functions:

      • Interviews and screens referrals to determine the general appropriateness of prospective participants for the full assessment process and adult day program participation; provides referrals for persons not appropriate for adult day services.
      • Makes home visits to conduct intake and assessment; obtains all information needed to complete the enrollment process and completes the necessary paperwork.
      • Coordinates transportation for potential participants to come in for the initial assessments by the Center’s multidisciplinary team; schedules the 3-day assessments with the potential participants upon approval of the transportation applications and receipt of physicians’ paperwork.
      • Develops and implements Individual Plans of Care (IPCs) to address participants’ medical social service needs; monitors participants’ attendance.
      • Provides counseling, support, and intervention to participants and caregivers as needed; serves as a liaison between caregivers and the multidisciplinary team and/or other community services involved in the care of the participants; schedules appointments for psychiatric/psychological services.
      • Promotes peer group relationships through problem-centered discussion groups; facilitates various support groups for participants as part of the program’s activities and/or monthly caregiver support groups.
      • Documents services provided in a timely manner; documents participants’ progress in meeting the established goals at least quarterly; conducts 6-month reassessments according to established IPC meeting schedules; revises IPCs as necessary.
      • Discharges participants when they are no longer appropriate for adult day services; assists participants and/or caregivers with discharge planning.
      • Participates in morning huddles, IPC meetings, and staff meetings; attends other meetings as assigned.
      • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with human service agencies and community members.
      • Submits accurate reports in a timely manner.
      • Oversee participants’ Individual Plan of Care assigned to Social Work Assistants.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s degree in social work with two years of experience providing social services in the field of aging, health, or long term care services; or master’s degree in social work, psychology, gerontology, or counseling and at least one year of work experience in the field of aging, health, or long term care.
      • Knowledge of the physical, mental, and social needs of the elderly and disabled adults and demonstrated aptitude for working with frail older adults.
      • Experiences in adult day services, counseling, and conducting assessments for individuals affected by dementia highly desirable.
      • Experience in and/or ability to facilitate support groups.
      • Good organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
      • Bilingual in English and Cantonese; Mandarin a plus.
      • Must have TB clearance within 12 months prior to employment and maintain clearance annually thereafter.
      • Must acquire CPR and First Aid certificates within 6 months of employment and maintain current certificates thereafter.
      • Must be able to travel via public transportation or personal vehicle for performance of job duties. If driving, must have and maintain a valid CA driver license, satisfactory driving record, and auto insurance coverage as specified in Self-Help's policy.
  • Employment Training & Economic Development

    Career Advisor (NAP)
    • Responsible for providing employment counseling, case management, WIOA eligibility determination, certification and assessment, training, placement, and retention services to program participants.
    • Qualifications: Provides employment and job counseling services and case management to program participants; works with participants to develop individual employment plans and to provide job readiness and job skills assessments. Identifies vocational training and employment opportunities for program participants and makes referrals accordingly; provides one-on-one and group-based assistance to participants; works closely with vocational training providers and instructors to ensure that programs run properly and satisfactorily; maintains participant database including training schedule, attendance, test results, progress reports and other required documents; conducts workshops and provides complementary services as needed.
  • HICAP San Mateo

    Community Outreach Coordinator
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Community Outreach Coordinator to be responsible for promoting greater awareness of Medicare benefits and HICAP services to Medicare beneficiaries and their families throughout the San Mateo County
    • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training with at least two years of experience working in senior and disability services. Experience in outreach and marketing highly preferred. Must complete HICAP counselor training and/or registration within 6 to 12 months of employment, depending on program needs.
    Program Assistant
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Program Assistant who assists the Program Coordinator with administrative duties, answering phones and scheduling client appointments, data entry, and performs other program and clerical duties for San Mateo HICAP.
    • Qualifications: High school graduate with one year of experience working in an office setting. Must complete HICAP counselor training and/or registration within 6 to 12 months of employment, depending on program needs. Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. Bilingual in English and Chinese/Spanish preferred.
  • HomeCare and Hospice

    Licensed Vocational Nurse
    • Implements the nursing care plan as directed by the Registered Nurse to ensure the provision of standard of care and maximize the comfort and health of Home Care patients and families. Responsible for managing all aspects of the patient intake process including managing the members of the intake team, establishing and maintaining positive relationships with customers and referral sources, and managing the insurance verification and authorization processes.
    • Current California Licensed Vocational Nurse. Minimum one year professional nursing experience in home health, hospice, acute or sub-acute preferred. Able to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team.
    Clinical Manager
    • The Clinical Manager is responsible for ensuring that patient care services are coordinated appropriately and for the supervision of clinical personnel. The Clinical Manager is responsible to the Director of Patient Care Services to assist with monitoring, implementing, and evaluating the process, programs, and clinical policies to meet regulatory, accreditation, and community standards of home health and hospice care practice.
    • Qualifications: Registered Nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state. Graduate of NLN accredited school of nursing. BSN degree preferred. Previous experience in hospice/home health setting and with two (2) years management or supervisory experience. Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting. Ability to recognize the needs of patients, family members, and patients with both limited and terminal illness and to maintain good relationships in dealing with them. Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
    Registered Nurse Case Manager
    • The Clinical Manager is responsible for providing skilled nursing assessment, planning and care in order to maximize the comfort and health of Home Care patients and families.
    • Qualifications: Current California Licensed Registered Nurse. Minimum one-year professional nursing experience in home health, hospice, acute or sub-acute required. Ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. Current CPR certification. Must pass health screening for TB clearance, physical examination, and background check. Knowledgeable of OASIS.
    Intake Coordinator
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Program Aide who is responsible for food service programs and assist the intake and enrollment process of Adult Day Services.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field; or high school diploma with a minimum of three years of office experience. Program/service management and supervisory experiences strongly preferred. Basic secretarial skills and knowledge of word processing (in English and Chinese), spreadsheet, and database. Accounting experience highly desirable. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Bilingual in English and Cantonese. Must have TB clearance within 12 months prior to employment and maintain clearance annually thereafter. Must pass a strength test for physical fitness for the job: able to lift or carry up to 50 lbs. Must have and maintain valid CA driver license, satisfactory driving record, and auto insurance coverage as specified in Self-Help’s policy.
    Medical Social Worker
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Medical Social Worker who assesses social and psychological needs of patients/families, and develops plan of care to assist patients and families/caregivers to cope with the social and emotional issues and practical arrangements related to the patient’s illness. (it is currently anticipated that approximately 75% of time will be spent in HomeCare and 25% in Hospice)
    • Qualifications: Master of Social Work degree from a school of social work accredited or approved by the Council on Social Work Education. Coursework in oncology, death and dying, and grief counseling preferred. Has a baccalaureate degree in social work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; or a. baccalaureate degree in psychology, sociology, or other field related to social work and is supervised by an MSW; and b. Has 1 year of social work experience in a healthcare setting; c. Has a baccalaureate degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, is employed by the agency before December 2, 2008, and is not required to be supervised by an MSW. Minimum one year of social work experience in a health care setting. Home Health or Hospice experience a plus. Knowledge of chronic and acute disease and how it affects patient and family functioning. Knowledge of community resources and understanding of the influence of culture on health care. Comfortable in working with families in crisis, the frail elderly, the disabled and the terminally ill. Excellent oral and phone skills, and written documentation skills. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team. Ability to engage and work collaboratively and harmoniously with others, including patients, patients’ families clinical team members, and community resources/partners. Knowledge of MS Office and internet, and knowledge of/able to learn and proficiently use electronic health records software. Currently CPR certified. Must pass health screening for TB clearance, physical examination, and background check. Bilingual in English and Cantonese. Mandarin & Toishanese a plus. Must be able to travel via public transportation or personal/department vehicle for performance of job duties. If driving, must have and maintain a valid CA driver license, satisfactory driving record, and auto insurance coverage as specified in Self-Help's policy.
    Registered Nurse (Home Care)
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Registered Nurse - Home Care responsible for providing skilled nursing assessment, planning and care in order to maximize the comfort and health of Home Care patients and families.
    • Qualifications: Current California Licensed Registered Nurse. Minimum one year professional nursing experience in home health, hospice, acute or sub-acute required. Ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. Current CPR certification. Must pass health screening for TB clearance, physical examination, and background check. Knowledgeable of OASIS. Bilingual in English and Chinese is a plus. Must be able to travel via public transportation or personal/department vehicle for performance of job duties. If driving, must have and maintain a valid CA driver license, satisfactory driving record, and auto insurance coverage as specified in Self-Help's policy.
    Registered Nurse - Hospice
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Registered Nurse - Hospice responsible for providing skilled nursing assessment, planning and care in order to maximize the comfort and health of Hospice patients and families.
    • Qualifications: Must be currently licensed by the CA Board of Registered Nurses. Prefer minimum one year professional nursing experience in home health, hospice, acute or sub-acute care. Experience with oncology or hospice preferred. Must be able to cope with patient and family emotional stress and be tolerant of individual lifestyles without judgment. Able to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. Currently CPR Certified. Must pass health screening for TB clearance, physical examination and background check. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office 365, and ability to use electronic health record software. Knowledgeable of Medicare regulations. Bilingual in English and Chinese is a plus. Must be able to travel via public transportation or personal/department vehicle for performance of job duties. If driving, must have and maintain a valid CA driver license, satisfactory driving record, and auto insurance coverage as specified in Self-Help's policy.
    Physical Therapist
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Physical Therapist contracted or employed through the organization is responsible for providing physical therapy services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the Service Employment Agreement.
    • Qualifications: Possesses a degree from a baccalaureate or Masters program in physical therapy approved by an accredited organization. Meets personnel qualification stated in §418.114(b)(7). Licensed to practice as physical therapist within the state. At least two years of appropriate experience as a physical therapist. Home health/ hospice experience is preferred. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification. Must pass health screening for TB clearance, physical examination and background check. Must pass a strength test for physical fitness for the job: able to lift up to 40 lbs from floor to waist level. Bilingual in English and Chinese is a plus. Must be able to travel via personal vehicle for performance of job duties. Must have and maintain a valid CA driver license, satisfactory driving record, and auto insurance coverage as specified in Self-Help's policy.
    Speech Therapist
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a speech–language pathologist, contracted or employed, is responsible for implementation of standards of care for speech language pathology services and for adherence to all conditions in the Service Agreement.
    • Qualifications: Possesses a degree that includes an internship from an approved Master program in Speech- Language Pathology, or as required by applicable law and/or regulation. Meets personnel qualifications stated in §418.114(b)(4). Meets the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech- Language Pathology, granted by the American Speech- Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Is certified to practice Speech-Language Pathology. A minimum of one year clinical experience in Speech–Language Pathology. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification. Must pass health screening for TB clearance, physical examination, and background check. Bilingual in English & Chinese preferred. Understands hospice philosophy and focus of patient care is comfort and maintenance of self in current residence. Must be able to travel via personal vehicle for performance of job duties. Must have and maintain a valid CA driver license, satisfactory driving record, and auto insurance coverage as specified in Self-Help's policy.
    Registered Nurse Coordinator
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Registered Nurse Coordinator who is a professional, registered nurse responsible for all the clinical and quality activities of the organization. The Registered Nurse Coordinator has accountabilities for the monitoring, implementation, evaluation of processes and systems of the home health and hospice programs to meet regulatory, accreditation and standards of practice.
    • Qualifications: Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the State. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited program by the National League for Nursing preferred. Three (3) to five (5) year's clinical nursing experience. (An emphasis in home care/hospice nursing is preferred). Excellent understanding of all aspects of clinical home health and hospice standards and practices including performance improvement, quality assessment, and utilization management. Is self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision. Has excellent coordination and communication skills. Must pass health screening for TB clearance and physical examination. Must be able to travel via public transportation or personal vehicle for performance of job duties. If driving, must have and maintain a valid CA driver license, satisfactory driving record, and auto insurance coverage as specified in Self-Help's policy.
    Home Health Aide
    • Job Summary: Provides hands-on personal care to patients and assists with activities of daily living in order to maintain the patient’s health or to facilitate treatment of the patient’s comfort, illness or injury.
    • Essential Functions:

      • Assists patients with personal care such as skin, mouth, and hair care and bathing. Assists patients with using bathroom, commode, bedpan or urinal.
      • Assists patients with getting in and out of bed/chair and assist with ambulation. Assists patients with prescribed exercises that have been taught by appropriate licensed health care personnel.
      • Performs other activities taught by a health care professional for a specific patient. These may include changing colostomy bags, changing of non-sterile dressings, taking of vital signs, and non-sterile bowel and bladder hygiene care.
      • The Aide shall not administer medications of any kind but shall report to the RN Case Manager any issues or concerns regarding medication management.
      • Prepares meals, including therapeutic diets, and assist patients with eating. Performs specific household tasks that will facilitate the patient’s care at home.
      • Reports changes in the patient’s condition and needs to the supervising nurse or therapist. Informs the supervisor of unusual or potentially problematic patient and family issues.
      • For Hospice patients, the Aide may also provide temporary respite and relief from total care responsibility for the primary caregiver.
      • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of all care delivered and ensures compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
      • Serves as translator for SHHCH clinical staff during patient visits when needed.
      • Attends departmental meetings, case conferences and/or patient interdisciplinary group meetings and participate in in-service training.
      • Ensures SHE and SHHCH policies are followed in the performance of duties.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Qualifications:

      • California Certified Home Health Aide.
      • Current CPR Certification
      • Ability to recognize the needs of patients, family members and patients with both limited and terminal illness and to maintain good relationship in dealing with them.
      • Bilingual in English and Cantonese
      • Familiar with different patient transferring techniques. Must pass a strength test for physical fitness for the job: able to lift and transfer patient over 110 lbs.
      • Must pass health screening for TB clearance, physical examination and background check.
      • Must be able to travel via public transportation or personal/department vehicle for performance of job duties. If driving, must have and maintain a valid CA driver license, satisfactory driving record, and auto insurance coverage as specified in Self-Help's policy.
  • Housing Services

    Home Health Aide - AG
    • Job Summary: Provides hands-on personal care to patients and assists with activities of daily living in order to maintain the patient’s health or to facilitate treatment of the patient’s comfort, illness or injury.
    • Essential Functions:

      • Assists patients with personal care such as skin, mouth, and hair care and bathing. Assists patients with using bathroom, commode, bedpan or urinal.
      • Assists patients with getting in and out of bed/chair and assist with ambulation. Assists patients with prescribed exercises that have been taught by appropriate licensed health care personnel.
      • Performs other activities taught by a health care professional for a specific patient. These may include changing colostomy bags, changing of non-sterile dressings, taking of vital signs, and non-sterile bowel and bladder hygiene care.
      • The Aide shall not administer medications of any kind but shall report to the RN Case Manager any issues or concerns regarding medication management.
      • Prepares meals, including therapeutic diets, and assist patients with eating. Performs specific household tasks that will facilitate the patient’s care at home.
      • Reports changes in the patient’s condition and needs to the supervising nurse or therapist. Informs the supervisor of unusual or potentially problematic patient and family issues.
      • For Hospice patients, the Aide may also provide temporary respite and relief from total care responsibility for the primary caregiver.
      • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of all care delivered and ensures compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
      • Serves as translator for SHHCH clinical staff during patient visits when needed.
      • Attends departmental meetings, case conferences and/or patient interdisciplinary group meetings and participate in in-service training.
      • Ensures SHE and SHHCH policies are followed in the performance of duties.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Qualifications:

      • California Certified Home Health Aide.
      • Current CPR Certification
      • Ability to recognize the needs of patients, family members and patients with both limited and terminal illness and to maintain good relationship in dealing with them.
      • Bilingual in English and Cantonese
      • Familiar with different patient transferring techniques. Must pass a strength test for physical fitness for the job: able to lift and transfer patient over 110 lbs.
      • Must pass health screening for TB clearance, physical examination and background check.
      • Must be able to travel via public transportation or personal/department vehicle for performance of job duties. If driving, must have and maintain a valid CA driver license, satisfactory driving record, and auto insurance coverage as specified in Self-Help's policy.
  • Nutrition and Senior Centers

    Community Service Manager
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking an Center Coordinator who is responsible for the overall planning, development and coordination of activities and the supervision of Program Assistants and volunteers.
    • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Liberal Arts or a Human Service field; or college education with a minimum of three years of work experience in implementing social, recreational or educational activities with older adult. Must possess strong self-motivation and ability to work with elderly people of all socioeconomic backgrounds; experience in working with seniors strongly preferred.
    Center Coordinator
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking an Center Coordinator who is responsible for managing the daily operation of activities and services at a senior center.
    • Qualifications: College degree preferred or high school graduated with at least three years work experience in community services. Must be self-motivated and possess leadership skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work with older adults as well as individuals from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Must be bilingual in English and Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin). Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the internet. Must pass health screening for TB clearance. Must pass a strength test for physical fitness for the job: able to lift up to 35 pounds. Must acquire CPR and First Aid certificates within 3 months of employment and maintain current certificates thereafter. Must be able to travel via public transportation or personal vehicle for performance of job duties. If driving, must have and maintain a valid CA driver license, satisfactory driving record, and auto insurance coverage as specified in Self-Help's policy.
    Home Delivery Driver
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Home Delivery driver that delivers meals to congregate meal sites and home delivery program participants.
    • Qualifications: High school graduate with at least two years of work experience required. Experience working with the elderly and/or food service preferred. Must have and maintain a valid CA driver license. Minimum of two years of driving experience with satisfactory driving record. Must have interest to work with seniors and adults with disabilities and be willing and able to climb stairs to the homes of clients. Ability to work in a team environment. Bilingual in English and Chinese. Must pass a strength test for physical fitness for the job; able to lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds. Must pass a drug test.
  • Social Services

    Program Assistant
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Program Assistant who is responsible for assisting the Emergency Short-Term in Home Care Program and Housing Services Program, and performing office duties for the department.
    • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred; may be substituted with relevant housing services experience. Experience in providing health, social or aging services in the community. Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
    Senior Escort Service Worker
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Senior Escort Service Worker who provides escort services to Asian-American adults to perform activities such as bank, grocery shopping, medical or dental appointments, senior centers etc.
    • Qualifications: Provides escort services to Asian-American adults to perform activities such as bank, grocery shopping, medical or dental appointments, senior centers etc. Meet senior and travel with them to activities. Confirm referral information with Director of Social Services in regards to client’s information, meeting date, time and location. Based on referrals locations and demand, plan out route accordingly on weekly schedule. Escort service can be on one-to-one basis or with multiple seniors if possible.
    Caregiver Support Specialist
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking a Caregiver Support Specialist who provides outreach, information and assistance, assessment, counseling and support, case management services and education to informal caregivers of adults age 60 years or older.
    • Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in health, social work, counseling, psychology, gerontology, or related field. Knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to assess the caregivers’ need for services and to perform the core functions of providing caregiver support. Sensitivity towards the needs of caregivers from diverse ethnic and minority cultures.
    Information and Assistance Specialist
    • Self-Help for the Elderly is seeking Senior Escort Service Worker who will be responsible for the navigation of the home and community-based long-term care program; provides assessment, information, referral and assistance to older adults, adults with disabilities, and caregivers; performs follow-up to ensure delivery of services; collects, updates and shares information on community resources. Provide assistance on other programs in Social Services.
    • Bachelor’s degree related to human services, or high school graduate with two years of related work experience. Experience in providing health, social, and/or aging services in the community, especially with diverse communities and knowledge of community resources.

To apply: Please click on the job title to complete an online application.

For more information: Contact Human Resources Department at HR@selfhelpelderly.org.

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