Phone: (570) 346-7860
6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday on Scheduled Respite days

1200 SAGINAW ST., SCRANTON, PA 18505

We’re Hiring!

If you enjoy working with older adults and are looking to make a career change, consider joining the Telespond family. To apply, call (570) 346-7860 or email w.sochovka@telespond.org

Senior Companion Program Assistant

Telespond Senior Services is currently seeking a full-time Senior Companion Program Assistant.

The Senior Companion Program Assistant is responsible for assisting the program director with a federally funded program that serve seniors in Lackawanna County. We are seeking an individual that is compassionate, organized, demonstrates strong leadership, computer and communication skills.

Primary responsibilities include:
-Answering phones and emails
-Updating client and volunteer files
-Reviewing and recording timesheets, mileage and benefit time
-Performing background checks for new volunteers
-Participating in volunteer pre-training and in-service training

This position also requires various other administrative duties assigned by the SCP director. The successful candidate must be able to maintain confidentially with clients and volunteers and work well with others.

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to j.catania@telespond.org

Activities Coordinator

Telespond Senior Services is currently seeking a full-time Activities Coordinator.

The Activities Coordinator plans and leads recreational activities and programs for our Adult Day Center clients. Activities include exercise programs, group activities, arts and crafts, wellness programs. The Activities Coordinator assures the interest, physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each client is maintained.
Previous work experience with older adults with Alzheimer’s/Dementia in a recreation setting preferred.

To apply, please contact Wendy Sochovka at w.sochovka@telespond.org

URGENTLY HIRING: Director of Day Center, In-Home and Respite Care Services

Telespond Senior Day Services is currently seeking a full-time Director of our Adult Day Center, In-Home and Respite Care Services program. This position is an integral part of our staff.  Responsibilities include recruiting supervising and scheduling staff, the development of care plans, overseeing licensing and ensuring compliance with all regulations, promotion of the programs, and overall program management. The position also involves outreach with community agencies  and other providers to coordinate care with families and clients.

A college degree, strong management and time management, communications and computer skills are required, along with experience in health care and a minimum of three years of working with aging adults.

We offer a competitive salary and full benefits, including health care, dental, vision, and a 401-K with company match. Interested parties should call (570) 961-1950.

URGENTLY HIRING: Personal Care Aides (Luzerne & Lackawanna counties)

Looking for a flexible job where you are truly helping others in a lower stress, family-like environment?  Telespond is hiring part- time personal care attendants in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties.

We are looking for individuals who will work with elderly clients in their homes. Duties may include bathing, dressing, transferring, assisting with walking, and meal preparation.

Design a flexible schedule that works for you. Earn $14 per hour working in a lower stress environment for a local nonprofit organization. This is a great job for college students or moms or dads with kids in school.

To apply, email w.sochovka@telespond.org

URGENTLY HIRING: PT Nurse (LPN or RN)

If you love engaging with older adults and are looking for a part-time,  flexible, lower stress opportunity, consider joining our team as nurse. 

Requirements:  LPN or RN. Customer-service focus.  Experience working with older adults a plus.

Enjoy working in a friendly, family-oriented atmosphere.  Flexible schedule. To apply, call (570) 346-7860 or email w.sochovka@telespond.org

URGENTLY HIRING: Van Driver – PT

Telespond Senior Services has an immediate opening for a part-time van driver to provide transportation for senior clients in the area to the day center. The position offers a flexible split-schedule on weekdays, with pick-ups in the morning and drop offs in the afternoon.

A valid PA Driver’s License is required. Transportation experience is preferred, as well as a customer-service focus. No CDL required.

Enjoy working in a friendly, low-stress, family-oriented atmosphere. We offer a competitive hourly rate of $14.. To apply, call (570) 346-7860 or email w.sochovka@telespond.org.

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