Council On Aging Director

Direct services to promote understanding of senior citizens' problems.
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Good

Salary Range
~ $165,000

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What do Council On Aging Directors do?

Directs local or statewide services to promote understanding and resolution of senior citizens’ problems: Plans and directs surveys and research studies of such problems as health needs and employment difficulties of older persons. Evaluates findings to formulate policies and techniques for improving adjustment of older citizens. Promotes establishment of or directs local programs and services, such as clinics and hobby groups. Coordinates programs of government, charitable, and religious organizations to avoid duplication. Prepares and distributes public information materials dealing with group problems. Delivers speeches and participates in discussions with community leaders and other interested parties to promote objectives of program. Recommends changes in legislation and public policy to promote interests of aged.


Should I be a Council On Aging Director?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Director, Council On Aging

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