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About Pima Council on Aging
Pima Council on Aging’s mission is to promote dignity and respect for aging, and to advocate for independence in the lives of Pima County’s older adults and their families. We are Pima County’s leading experts on aging well, advocacy, and unbiased information for older adults and their families. Founded in 1967, PCOA was among the first aging services organizations in the nation. We are passionate about improving the experience of aging in our community.

Over more than five decades of service to Pima County’s communities, we have developed an unparalleled network of service partners and programs and older adults. This allows us to continually find new ways to serve our community through direct services and partnerships. We strive to be inclusive, innovative, and integrated into the fabric of our community. The agency budget of $17M, which includes Caregiver Training Institute and Pima Care at Home (members of the PCOA family of nonprofit agencies), is comprised of national, state, and local government contracts; grants, contributions, and gifts; program fees; and special event revenues.

Under the direction of the Fall Prevention Program Coordinator, this position primarily provides education and active movement-based activities to older adults within the community that support their ability to age well.

Part-time, Variable Hour; Non-exempt, Hourly Compensation: starting pay $23.24

Major Duties & Responsibilities:
• Demonstrates movement-based activities according to the direction, training, and materials provided by the curriculum.
• Encourages a learning environment through actively teaching and facilitating group discussion.
• Assists with the coordination of fall-prevention education through workshops, presentations and outreach at community events and health fairs.
• Provides administrative record-keeping in a timely manner as needed.
• Assists with the preparation and review of all training materials.
• Assists with the scheduling of coaches and instructors for classes and provide coverage as needed.
• Provides assistance in the hiring, training, and development of other instructors.

An equivalent combination of education and experience related to the position may be considered.
• A High School Diploma or GED.
• At least one (1) year experience working with older adults in some capacity; experience in education or health care preferred.
• Nationally accredited Group Fitness Certification required.

Additional Qualifications:
• Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.
• Master Trainer Certification (in-house training provided).
• CPR & First Aid Certification (in-house training provided).
• Must have a driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance and reliable transportation.
• Must successfully obtain and maintain AZ Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance and Central Registry background clearance.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Knowledge of the special needs of older adults.
• Ability to effectively teach and facilitate group discussions.
• Ability to learn about and support the principles and protocols of evidence-based programs.
• Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the vision, mission, and values of Pima Council on Aging and its family of non-profit companies.
• Ability to effectively communicate with, receive information from, and convey information to others.
• Ability to manage time, organize work, set priorities, meet deadlines, and follow up on work assignments with minimal supervision.
• Ability to professionally represent the organization and work harmoniously with diverse populations including staff, clients, and providers.

Schedule, Post of Duty, & Travel Requirements:
• Hours vary dependent upon class schedules and frequency.
• This position is located at the Katie Building (600 South Country Club Road, Tucson AZ 85716).
• Frequent travel is required between PCOA locations as well as offsite community-based locations where workshops/classes are conducted.
PCOA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
• Employees working at least 30 hours per week are eligible for medical, (PPO and HDHP with or without an HSA) dental, and vision benefits. Employees working at least 37.5 hours per week are eligible for additional voluntary life and AD&D, as well as long- and short-term disability benefits.
• Regular, full-time employees receive 12 paid holidays, 21 days of vacation and 15.5 days of sick leave. Part-time employees receive a prorated amount of time off depending on the number of hours worked.
• Employees are immediately eligible to contribute and are vested in a 401K plan upon hire.
• An employee wellness and employee assistance program are available to support the health and wellness of all PCOA employees and members of their household.
• In-house training and professional development opportunities available.

Our Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity:
At Pima Council on Aging, we don’t just accept differences – their importance is one of our key values. We are committed to building a team that serves the community by representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, skills, and abilities. As an equal opportunity employer, we support diversity, foster equity, and are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible environment for all.

To apply for this position, please download and complete our job application using this link. Please submit your completed application along with supporting documents below, send it to, or fax to 520-762-4773.

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