CARIE seeks Transportation advocate for elders

Organizational Overview:

CARIE is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1977 and based in Philadelphia, dedicated to improving the quality of life for vulnerable older adults. CARIE is recognized throughout the region and the country as a resource for a wide range of people and institutions seeking to resolve elder care issues. CARIE currently employs 30 staff with an annual budget of about $3,000,000

Position Overview:

Under contract with Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging (PCA), CARIE administers the Transportation Service Advocacy Program (T-SAP) and provides support and advocacy for older adult public transit riders in Philadelphia. The Advocate will work in the CARIE LINE, a program providing individual education and advocacy to older adults and those who care for them. This full-time position involves contact with older adults, their families, and caregivers, with a focus on issues related to transportation. Public speaking, outreach activities, and resource development are among the tasks involved with this position. This position reports to the CARIE LINE Supervisor

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