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Job Openings 2017-05-04T21:49:01+00:00

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Current Job Openings

Drivers for Senior Wheels

Do you have up to 25 hours a week between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.? Douglas County Senior Services Wheels program is looking for drivers. We provide door-to-door transportation for residents of Lawrence and Douglas county 60 and over. Applicants need to be 21 or older, have a valid driver license, be able to pass a background check, and drug screen. Knowledge of Lawrence and Douglas County is necessary. Candidates should also have strong communication skills, the ability to make decisions independently and work well with the public. Basic computer and smart phone knowledge as well as e-mail access is a plus. Candidates should e-mail their resume to Heidi Briery, Transportation Coordinator at or stop in and complete an application at our office, 745 Vermont St., Lawrence.

Volunteer Coordinator (VISTA)

The VISTA will develop and implement a marketing plan to recruit volunteers through community outreach. S/he will orient new volunteers, create and track schedules, and provide support, advice, and guidance. The VISTA will create volunteer management systems, draft a volunteer manual, design volunteer appreciation strategies, collect data, and recommend revisions in strategies. AmeriCorps VISTA is similar to the Peace Corps, but personnel fulfill their responsibilities in the USA. Members make a year-long fulltime commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or agency. They focus efforts to build capacity to fight poverty. Members earn a modest living allowance, limited benefits, and after a year of service are eligible for an Education Award of $5,665 for student loans or post-service stipend. More information is available at For a complete position description, email