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Assistant to Coordinator - Learning Lab for Eldercare Technologies

The Learning Lab for Eldercare Technologies is a new technology initiative under the umbrella of Augustana Care, a nonprofit organization that provides housing, health care and community-based services to older generations and others in need.  Augustana Care served more than 11,000 elders and caregivers in Minnesota and Colorado during its last fiscal year. 

In keeping with its commitment to high quality service in health care, housing and community-based programs, and to innovation, Augustana Care launched the Learning Lab for Eldercare Technologies late in 2016.  The Lab is a training and demonstration program, located in an exciting health and wellness center in Minneapolis.  Its mission is to connect older Minnesotans and their care partners with a wide variety of health and safety technologies that support people who want to age in their homes and communities.  This position is a unique opportunity for just the right candidate, someone with both administrative and technical strengths, as well as a desire to work with older adults in a diverse setting.

Duties will include:

  • Monitor requests for information, classes and tours; maintain enrollment and schedule.
  • Track and document program participation and outcomes of elders and their caregivers.
  • Oversee all Lab supplies and materials and re-order as needed.
  • Assist the Learning Lab Coordinator in outreach efforts by developing and disseminating information packets and mailings, making outreach calls, scheduling off-site presentations.
  • Maintain the Lab contact database; publish Constant Contact electronic newsletter.
  • Monitor Learning Lab social media activity and website.
  • Become familiar with all devices and other Learning Lab technologies in order to assist the Lab Coordinator with small group of all Learning Lab health and safety technologies.
  • Register all new technology acquisitions in a database.
  • Document technology and other in kind donations.
  • Assist with small group information sessions and tours under the supervision of the coordinator.
  • Prepare qualitative and quantitative reports for coordinator to provide to internal and external stakeholders.


  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of website development and social media.
  • Aptitude for an experience with technologies.
  • Enthusiasm for working with older adults and volunteers.
  • Experience working in a diverse setting.
  • Ability to work independently and in groups.

This position will be 60 hours per pay period and benefit eligible.  Augustana Care offers competitive pay and an excellent benefit package including 403(b) plan with match. Free parking. Metro Transit Metro Pass available.

Please submit resume via Microsoft Word or PDF Document.  Thank you.                  


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