Senior Center Assistant

Lake County Government
 Leadville, CO

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: $15.00 - $16.00 per hour

Position Summary:

The Senior Center Assistant works on identified needs from the Senior Center Master Plan. This position involves day-to-day operations at the Senior Center. Hours are flexible (20 hours per week), Tuesday through Friday.

General Duties and Responsibilities Day to day operations:

  • Greet seniors in-person and by phone and answer questions, provide information and referrals as necessary
  • Drives county vehicle when necessary to take seniors to lunch, medical appointments, shopping, and excursions
  • Assists with helping seniors getting in and out of vans
  • Maintain paperwork and cleanliness with vehicles
  • Assists the Aging Well Coordinator with the distribution and paperwork of monthly food boxes
  • Assists with the distribution and paperwork with the Durable Medical Equipment loan program
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings
  • Maintains a current working knowledge and awareness of Policies & Procedures
  • Always represents the Lake County Government and the Senior Center in a professional manner
  • Maintains a high standard of cleanliness in the Senior Center


  • Must be 18 years of age with a minimum of a high school or equivalent education.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment Background Check.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment, under short time constraints and with established deadlines.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including extended hours.
  • Have a clean driving record.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • A willingness to assist the senior community of Lake County.
  • Willingness to learn, have good communication skills, and a positive attitude.
  • Preferred bilingual in English and Spanish.

Lake County Benefits - Full-Time Employees

As a reflection of the value we place on the contributions of our employees, the County offers a competitive benefits package for full-time employees. Please review the 2023 Benefits Guide for full details. The Guide provides information on Lake County Government's benefit offerings, including:

  • Employer-Sponsored Medical and Dental Insurance Plans
  • 100% Employer Paid Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Employer-Sponsored Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Employer Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Employer Paid Term Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
  • 401(a) and 457(b) Employer Matched Retirement Plans
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Personal Days and Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Public Health Emergency Leave
  • Discounts on concerts, major sporting events, electronics, travel, cars and more!

Lake County Benefits - Part-Time Employees

Lake County is also proud to offer paid sick time off, Public Health Emergency Leave, and flexible work schedules for our part-time employees.

EOE Statement

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. Assistance or accommodation during the application process due to a disability is available upon request.

Notice of Emergency/Disaster Responsibilities

All Lake County Employees may be required to work as a Disaster Service Worker when a local declaration of emergency or disaster is declared by the Board of County Commissioners.

Other Duties

Please note that this job description does not intend to cover or contain a full comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.