Senior Center recruits fall prevention program facilitator.

posted Jun 20, 2017, 2:12 PM by Wayne Wieseler   [ updated Jun 21, 2017, 2:33 PM ]

Job Description

Fall Prevention Program Facilitator

Contract Period: July 1, 2017 – January 31, 2018

Reimbursement: $2,800

Duties: To facilitate a Fall Prevention Advisory Committee to identify and initiate a comprehensive fall prevention intervention in Sebastopol.
  • Identify and recruit members to the committee including representative orthopedic or geriatric specialists, emergency responders, health care providers, and seniors.
  • Conduct meetings to review available fall prevention curriculum, determine optimal program for Sebastopol; determine if additional components are needed to supplement priority curriculum
  • Identify prospective venues for program referrals
  • Arrange for implementation of program at SASC with Program Coordinator and Julie Smith
  • Appraise Executive Director of opportunities for continued program funding (grants)

Once the committee is formed, they will determine with the facilitator how often they should meet to achieve objectives. A minimum of a monthly meeting is required for the committee and additional facilitator time for recruiting, researching existing programs, meeting preparation, and reporting is expected.

  • BA in health education, gerontology, and or equivalent experience with elder health interventions
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to facilitate meetings
  • Ability to implement program planning and outcomes reporting
  • Basic understanding of community data profiles, program impact evaluation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
This project is funded by a seed grant. Funding sources will be solicited for continuation and expansion of the project.

To apply please contact:
Linda Civitello, MA, CFRE, Executive Director
167 N. High St.
Sebastopol, CA 95472