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Lakewood/Denver Area

Church Relations and Development Assistant
Aging Life Care Manager II
Guardianship Program Manager

Colorado Springs Area

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Albuquerque Area

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Church Relations and Development Assistant

Status: Full Time
Location: Denver Metro
The Church Relations and Development Assistant is a dual position which helps maintain, create and cultivate authentic ministry partnerships with congregations, clergy, parishioners and other community groups that wish to partner with LFSRM. This position also provides administrative support services for the Vice President of Resource Development and the Development staff.
Essential Functions:
• Calls on congregations as part of the LFSRM Development team.
• Helps create, organize and implement the Church Relations Plan.
• Makes arrangements with church staff or lay leadership in order to coordinate visits, build relationships and facilitate communication with the congregation.
• As assigned by the Vice President of Resource Development, maintains ongoing communication, acknowledges service support and coordinates shared ministry opportunities with congregations.
• Tracks direct service activities, Lutheran Family Services presentations, and participation in Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (LFSRM) special events by assigned congregations.
• Coordinates hands-on activities with congregations through discussion and needs assessments with program staff.
• Collects, edits and distributes monthly church bulletin announcements in collaboration with VP of Program Services and Development staff.
• Assists the Vice President of Development and the Director of Major and Planned Giving in making requests/presentations for financial support to congregations, church boards and committees, and other faith-based groups.
Education Requirements:
Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
Please, no phone calls or walk- in visits
Interviews by invitation, only

Full job description here. 

Aging Life Care Manager II

Status: Part Time, moving to Full Time
Location: Denver
Summary: The Older Adult and Caregiver Services’ (OACS) Aging Life Care Management program provides direct care management and clinical services to older adults and caregivers, education and outreach to community groups and churches, and assistance in developing and meeting the program goals and budget. OACS philosophy is that everyone should have access to high-quality, professional and affordable care management support in their time of need.
This ½ time position is expected to grow into a full-time position within the first year. This position requires a candidate with care management skills who is also skilled in networking and outreach and interested in growing this position from part-time to full-time. OACS is a fee-for-service program. Interested applicants will be comfortable with this concept and in performing outreach to increase referrals. This position covers two unique programs within OACS: Care Management and Advance Care Planning.
Essential Functions:
Care Management:

  • Carry a caseload of care management clients and provide direct care management through: assessing needs of clients; conducting family consultation sessions; developing and implementing care plan; conducting in-home visits; making appropriate referrals; maintaining confidential client records; and maintaining contact with other local service providers to assure maximum assistance to clients.
  • Assess the need for counseling for clients and/or adult children and refer or provide direct clinical intervention when appropriate.
  • Maintain current and accurate client information in case records
  • Research and stay abreast of community services and resources for older adults; obtains information on new processes, technology, legal issues, alternative service provision methods, etc., as they relate to older adult and caregiver concerns.

Advance Care Planning

  • Provide one-on-one consults with older adults and/or family members to complete Advance Directives. This includes educating client on forms, meanings of “end of life” interventions, working with the client to choose appropriate agent to act on their behalf, notarizing documents and submitting documents to medical providers and other interested parties.
  • Attend workshops and trainings led by Project Lead to support clients on learning more about the process of completing Advance Directives and assisting in completing documents if client is ready.
  • Document client information in case records.

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent
  • Two or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and at least seven years’ experience
  • Preferred skills include hospital, nursing home or other medical scoial work experience

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
Please, no phone calls or walk- in visits. Interviews by invitation, only EOE/AA

Full job description here. 

Guardianship Program Manager

Status: Full Time

Location: Lakewood, CO          

Summary: The Older Adult Caregiver Services’ (OACS) Guardianship Program is an exciting new initiative of Lutheran Family Services to serve older adults who lack capacity for decision making as well as a decision maker. The Guardianship Program Manager will be responsible for the overall development, implementation and evaluation of the Guardianship Program.  This position will also be responsible for the development of relationships with strategic public, private, financial and legal partners in advancing the programmatic goals of Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains.

Essential Functions:

Program Manager Function:

  • Develops and maintains relationships with key hospital partners leading to solid referral base and ongoing support for clients, while modifying pilot program to include: intake process, identifying appropriate clients, follow potential clients through guardianship process and act as guardian.
  • Carries a caseload of guardianship clients and oversees all aspects of client’s care.
  • Works with attorneys and courts to apply for guardianship for appropriate cases, and Intake Coordinators to determine process for receiving new calls and determining appropriate clients.
  • Assists in tracking meaningful evaluation data and communicate results with partners and funders.
  • Monitors budget, expenses related to project, as well as identify potential new funding partners.
  • Attends and participates in all mandated trainings, and provides education, training and awareness programs on older adult issues to churches and other community groups or organizations.

Guardian Function:

  • Oversees and coordinates legal, medical, social, and psychiatric case management services fulfilling the role and duties of Guardian for diverse populations of individuals with varying degrees of disabilities and challenging life circumstances who have been declared wards of Lutheran Family Services.
  • Develops, implements, and manages the Initial Ward Care Plan for shelter, clothing, food, and medical, social, educational, legal and psychiatric care.
  • Establishes and monitors living arrangements that are in the best interest of the ward.
  • Coordinates and consents to medical and psychiatric treatment of the wards.
  • Prepares and maintains comprehensive, accurate and timely case documentation and completing final reports within established time lines
  • Provides and serves as ward’s rights advocate for financial and medical concerns.
  • Develops and maintains professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders such as residential facilities, care providers, county attorneys, judges and court staff, Social Security Administration, Veteran’s Administration, Medicaid, Medicare, private pension and medical insurance companies, clients, and the community.

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Nursing
  • Seven to ten years of case management experience in addition to progressive management experience in a large healthcare organization. LCSW or RN preferred.
  • Preferred skills include hospital, nursing home or other medical social work experience.

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:  

Please, no phone calls or walk- in visits.  Interviews by invitation, only    EOE/AA

Full job description here.