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Douglas County
Senior Services, Inc.

745 Vermont Street
Lawrence, Kansas

Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone (785) 842-0543
Toll Free (877) 295-3277
Fax 785-842-0562


Career Opportunity: Senior Meals Manager

The Douglas County Senior Services (DCSS) is hiring a Senior Meals Manager to manage the senior nutrition program, including supervision of five employees and over 60 volunteers. This individual will ensure delivery of high-quality food by coordinating the nutritional and managerial requirements under the Older Americans Act Senior Nutrition Program; develop, implement, and evaluate departmental policies and procedures; identify and assist in obtaining grants; work closely with the catering company and staff; recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers who carry out home deliveries; ensure timely preparation and submission of all Jayhawk Area Aging Agency reports; and work closely with other DCSS managers and staff to carry out the larger mission of DCSS.

Douglas County Senior Services, Inc. is committed to supporting, advocating, serving, and connecting with seniors in Lawrence and Douglas County; it encourages retirees to locate and to remain in Douglas County to become active participants in their community.  Historic Lawrence, Kansas, is 45 minutes from Kansas City, Mo., has a nationally recognized arts scene and a vibrant downtown, and is home to Kansas University with its long-standing basketball tradition.

We are seeking an experienced manager with at least three years of supervisory experience; the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people with differing professional, cultural, socio-economic background, ages, especially the elderly; a working knowledge of high volume food production and serving techniques, food safety and sanitation, including Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point requirements; grant writing and MS Office experience; understanding of business management and food finance. Reliable transportation with valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance, required.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, sick & vacation leave and more!  Submit a cover letter with availability and salary requirements in addition to your resume to by September 11, 2015, at 5 pm. EOE For more information, contact: Steve Tesdahl, interim deputy executive director, 785-842-0543




Career Opportunity: Administrative Assistant

Douglas County Senior Services (DCSS), whose mission is to support seniors to be independent and active in their communities, is in an exciting reinvention mode to build a vibrant retirement community. DCSS is seeking an Administrative Assistant.  This is a full time position with benefits paying $9.50/hr. The primary responsibility will be to assist the… Continue Reading