Successful Aging, Inc. Undergraduate Student Employee

Successful Aging, Inc., a local non-profit, is seeking 1 undergraduate student employee to start as soon as January 2020. The ideal candidate would be able to commit to working with SA, Inc. for a full year. Work schedule is flexible, but some hours during the day are required. Employee would work at the SA, Inc. office, located within Capitol Lakes Retirement Center (downtown, on bus line).

The SA, Inc. corporate mission is to provide the infrastructure for the Teaching Eldercare Center (TEC), an educational model to address the geriatric workforce crisis. The TEC concept requires collaboration of multiple academic institutions with community educational sites in order to train team-care providers to augment the services of primary care providers for elders. Education of TEC trainees could power a unique system of care which could greatly improve elder population health while achieving substantial Medicare and Medicaid savings.

Employee Responsibilities:

– Work closely with SA, Inc. CEO in typing and editing dictated documents including correspondence, academic publications, and grant applications.

– Schedule meetings for CEO and take notes during these meetings.

– Maintain the organization’s website using Squarespace.

– Work with the organization’s lawyer and accountant to maintain legal and financial business affairs, including light training and usage of online QuickBooks software.

Qualifications:

– Strong listening skills, writing skills, and computer skills

– Passion for working with older adults

– Ideal candidate would have some knowledge of Dane County resources.

Hours:

– One student for ~12 to 15 hours/week; or two students at ~6 to 8 hours/week per student

Pay:

– $15/hour

This is a great experience for social work students looking to gain experience working with the elderly and non-profits! Opportunities to strengthen professional writing skills and assist with programs.

Please send a copy of your resume/CV AND a writing sample (3 page max) to Grace Compton at gcompton@wisc.edu