New Opportunities Inc., AmeriCorps Senior Companion Program
Senior Companions are low-income persons, aged 55 and older, who help frail elderly to remain in their homes by providing individualized support services and respite care. Senior Companions receive an hourly stipend for their service. [Income Limits Apply]
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
NOI’s policy is to provide, in accordance with applicable law, equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race (including ethnic traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), color, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military or veteran status or any past or current physical and/or mental disability, or any other status protected under applicable law. This policy applies to every location where the agency has facilities and operates and applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, promotion, demotion, layoff, return from layoff, termination, compensation, transfer, leaves of absence, discipline and selection for training and educational assistance. NOI expressly prohibits any form of unlawful discrimination or harassment based on race (including ethnic traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), color, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military or veteran status or any past or current physical and/or mental disability, or any other status protected under applicable law. Improper interference with the ability of NOI employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. NOI takes affirmative action to promote the full and fair employment of minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected classes. Further, NOI will not knowingly use the services of, patronize or otherwise deal with any business, contractor, subcontractor or organization that engages in acts of unlawful discrimination. It is the policy and practice of NOI to administer all programs in a non-discriminatory manner, consistent with EEO, AA and fair housing requirements. If you feel that you may have been discriminated against, please immediately contact a member of the Management Team or Human Resources. Non-Retaliation: Retaliation of any kind by our employees, managers, customers or vendors towards an employee or applicant, who in good faith opposes harassment or perceived discriminatory practices or who participates in any proceeding based on alleged harassment or discrimination as a party, witness or in any other capacity, will not be tolerated. Employees engaged in discriminatory actions and/or retaliation against any employee who makes a complaint of discrimination will be subject to the disciplinary process up to and including dismissal. Reporting: Discriminatory, harassing and retaliatory actions in the workplace will not be tolerated and should be reported to a supervisor or the Director of Human Resources immediately, or to the President/CEO if the complaint involves the Director of Human Resources.
- (203) 575-4214
- (203) 575-4214
Age 55 or older; Income Maximums
License # HCA.0000153