Working to improve communities

Established in 1974, Area Five Agency on Aging and Community Services is an independent not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of the elderly, the disabled and the disadvantaged members of North Central Indiana.

Current openings:

Healthy Families Coordinator – Logansport (full-time)
This job requires an energetic and passionate person with excellent problem solving and communication skills. Interpersonal skills are paramount as the manager works with a team of Family Support Specialists and many people in the public. A cost conscious and budget minded candidate will work to develop and implement plans which will move the program forward, yet maintain the program budget. The existing team hopes to find a leader which will continue to nurture the productive culture and climate within the office and program. This position requires a Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university. Supervisory experience and experience in early childhood settings is preferred. Healthy Families Indiana is a voluntary home visitation program designed to promote healthy families and healthy children through a variety of services, including child development, access to health care and parent education.

Outreach & Enrollment Coordinator – Logansport (full-time)
Some duties include: Plans and conducts community outreach for programming for Covering Kids and Families and Indiana Minority Health Coalition; Educates on health insurance options and completes applications for Medicaid and other public benefits; Makes referrals to community resources; Monthly programmatic reporting via online and paper forms; other duties as assigned. Must have computer experience, work well with the public and bilingual (English/Spanish) capability is preferred.

Meal Deliverer – Peru (part-time)
Assists with packaging and delivery of meals to specific individuals on assigned route. Cleans caddies after route delivery & helps, if needed, with cleaning the meal site. Observes while delivering for any unusual circumstances or changes in normal routine at participant homes and reports to site manager any observance that may be a matter of concern. Must be sensitive to the needs of older adults & have a valid driver’s license.

Head Start Food Server – Rochester (Temporary, Part-Time)
Serves meals to children during Head Start program by performing the following duties:
Monitor temperature of food and serve food according to the serving sizes noted on the menu. Take dishes, plates, & silverware to classroom for teachers. Fill silverware containers after each meal and check on these during service to assure that there are plenty of napkins for each classroom. Fill and sanitize bottles and test the water, and clean up the kitchen equipment. Give Teacher's Assistants and or Teachers a 10-15 minute break if possible. Help staff clean up classroom by washing tables and emptying trash cans if possible. Kitchen must be cleaned daily including, sweeping floor, emptying trash, wiping counter, cart, shelves, cleaning warmer and refrigerator, and washing dishes. Check and report supply needs daily. Fill condiment containers as needed so they are full for the next time. Fill all food service requests from the teachers and teacher's assistants. (i.e. seconds on food, silverware, napkins, salt, condiments, cleaning tables, and emptying trash cans that include food.) Check to see if the teachers need anything during meals.

EAP Client Service Specialist – Tipton (Temporary, Part-Time)
No supervisory responsibilities. Bi-lingual applicants are preferred for Cass County position; however, not exclusively. Individual is responsible for taking EAP applications, data entry, calculation of income, providing Energy Education and collaborative program duties as requested. Individual must have interpersonal skills which allow for effective communication between clients and utility vendors, while maintaining good organizational skills. Other duties as assigned and/or necessary to get the required jobs done. Please apply by October 30, 2020.

Head Start Teacher Assistant – Logansport & Rochester (part-time, floater)
Assists the Teacher/Family Facilitator in planning and executing all component services for Head Start children and families according to the National Head Start Performance Standards and the local component plans. Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) required, Area Five is willing to assist with the cost of obtaining CDA.

Head Start Substitute Teacher Assistant – Logansport (as needed)
Assists the Teacher/Family Facilitator in planning and executing all component services for Head Start children and families according to the National Head Start Performance Standards and the local component plans. Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) required, Area Five is willing to assist with the cost of obtaining CDA.


Area Five is committed to providing equal employment and service opportunities to all qualified individuals, employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, qualified individuals with disabilities, military or veteran status, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

 

To apply for a job, contact our Human Resources Department:

574-722-4451 ext. 227
1-800-654-9421

Or complete the job application (PDF)