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:

Family Support Specialist – Cass/Fulton Counties & Miami/Wabash Counties (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.

EAP Client Service Specialist – Logansport, Kokomo & Wabash (Temporary, Part-Time)
No supervisory responsibilities.  Bi-lingual applicants are preferred for Cass County positions. Individual is responsible for taking EAP applications, data entry, providing Energy Education and secretarial duties as needed.  Work with clients and negotiate with utility vendors.  Individual must have interpersonal skills which allow for effective communication with clients and utility vendors, maintain good organizational skills, and are able to calculate income efficiently.  Some travel may be required.  Other duties as assigned and/or necessary to get the required jobs done.  Please apply by October 1, 2019

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
1-800-654-9421

Or complete the job application (PDF)