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:

Head Start Lead Teacher - Logansport (full-time)
37.5 hours per week. Responsible for 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. Associate Degree required, pay depends on experience and education.

Head Start Teacher Assistant – Logansport (part-time)
25 hours per week. 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.

Substitute Kitchen Driver – Logansport (part-time)
Duties may include: delivering meals to the Area Five meal sites, delivering meals to the homebound clients and assisting in the kitchen. Vehicle provided by Area Five. Must have valid driver’s license.

WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor – Miami & Wabash Counties (part-time)
Excellent part time opportunity to help moms successfully breastfeed their babies! Hours include in clinic hours and being available outside of clinic hours for moms needing extra help. Preferred applicants have experience breastfeeding, have participated in WIC, have good interpersonal skills, and reliable transportation. Experience with texting, social media, Excel, and Word is helpful.

WIC Competent Professional Authority (CPA) Miami & Wabash Counties (part-time)
Responsible for nutrition risk assessment, documentation, nutrition education, and participant centered services related to the administration of the Women, Infants, Children supplemental nutrition program. Qualified applicants must be an RN, BSN, RD, RDN, or possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with studies in nutrition. Excellent hours including no holidays or weekends.

Family Support Specialist – Logansport and Rochester (full-time)
Healthy Families is a home visitation program in which you will apply working knowledge of parent-child interaction, child development, safety issues, and the dynamics of child abuse and neglect to help enrolled families improve parenting skills and reduce family stress.  Must be able to accurately prepare reports, documentation & data entry, communicate effectively, handle crisis situations in a calm manner, type & have computer knowledge, be organized and efficiently manage time.  College degree preferred and/or one to three years’ experience or training working with infants and young children and in working with parents.  Bilingual ability helpful.  Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of car insurance.

Options Counselor – Kokomo (full-time)
Counsels and aids individuals and families requiring information and assistance.  Provides direct Options Counseling by assessing and analyzing client requests and/or needs; explores problem resolution alternatives.  Completes insurance application assistance and understanding; facilitate referrals to community and agency programs; and intervention as appropriate.  Qualifications:  A Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional who meets the requirements at 42 CFR 483.430, or; a registered nurse with one year’s experience in human services, or; a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, gerontology, nursing, health and human services, or; a bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum of two years of full-time, direct-service experience with the elderly or disabled (this experience includes assessment, care plan development, and monitoring), or; a master’s degree in a related field may substitute for the required experience.

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. 202

Or complete the job application (PDF)