Career Opportunities

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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:

Manager of Family Services – Logansport (Full-Time)

Manages activities of Family Services programs to provide instruction, and support for employees offering service to client/families.  Some duties may include: program planning and implementation, assuring compliance with all regulations; supervise the Energy Assistance and IDA/FDP Programs; plan and implement training activities for staff; monitor the completion of all appropriate Annual plans and reports; and insure that adequate internal and external communication and reporting procedures are implemented. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor's degree from a four-year College or University; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Care Manager –  Kokomo (full-time)

Perform In-home visits to determine needs and eligibility of individuals.  Set up and monitor services on an ongoing basis.  Work with many different agencies to ensure client’s safety and well-being is met. Must have reliable transportation with valid driver’s license and insurance. Computer skills, communication skills, and knowledge of community agency programs are helpful. Education:  Requires a Bachelor’s degree (4 yr. degree) in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing, or Health & Human Services; OR Bachelor’s degree (4 yr. degree) in any field with a minimum of two years full-time, direct service experience with the elderly or disabled which includes assessment, care plan development and monitoring; OR Registered nurse; OR A Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Gerontology, Nursing or Health & Human Services may substitute for the required minimum of two full time direct services experiences; OR An Associate’s degree in nursing; OR An Associate’s degree in any field with a minimum of four year full-time, direct service experience with the elderly or disabled which includes assessment, care plan development and monitoring.

Options Counselor – Logansport (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 any field; or, an associate's degree in nursing; or, a master’s degree in any field.

Head Start Preschool Positions

Head Start Lead Teacher - Logansport (full-time)

We're looking for someone to teach a Head Start preschool classroom in Logansport for kids ranging from 3-5 years old.  Full time with benefits.  In addition to having an Associate's degree, must be reliable, patient and caring.  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. Pay depends on experience and education.

Head Start Teacher Assistant – Logansport (full-time)

Assists the Lead Teacher 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. Must be reliable, patient & caring with children ranging from 3-5 years old.  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.

Head Start Teacher Assistant – Rochester (full-time)

Assists the Lead Teacher 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. Must be reliable, patient & caring with children ranging from 3-5 years old.  Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) required, Area Five is willing to assist with the cost of obtaining CDA.

Nutrition / Kitchen Positions

Kitchen Assistant – Logansport (part-time)

Assists the Kitchen Manager by preparing food as directed, washing dishes, unloading and storing supplies & products, cleaning & sanitizing, and substituting for meal deliverers as needed.  Must have a current valid driver’s license. 

Nutrition Site Manager – Wabash (part-time)

Scheduled shifts are Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Facilitates the serving of the noon meal program.  Duties may include: calling in meal reservations in a timely manner, maintaining appropriate documentation and money handling procedures, following proper portion control servings, etc.  Must be sensitive to the needs of older adults & have a valid driver’s license.

Nutrition Site Manager – Friendship Haven in Kokomo (part-time)

Facilitates the serving of the noon meal program.  Duties may include: calling in meal reservations in a timely manner, maintaining appropriate documentation and money handling procedures, following proper portion control servings, etc.  Must be sensitive to the needs of older adults & have a valid driver’s license.

Nutrition Site Manager – Warvel Park in North Manchester (part-time)

Scheduled shifts are Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Facilitates the serving of the noon meal program.  Duties may include: calling in meal reservations in a timely manner, maintaining appropriate documentation and money handling procedures, following proper portion control servings, etc.  Must be sensitive to the needs of older adults & have a valid driver’s license.

Substitute Nutrition Site Manager – Wabash (part-time)

Substitutes for our current Nutrition Site Manager as needed by facilitating the serving of the noon meal program. Duties may include: calling in meal reservations in a timely manner, maintaining appropriate documentation and money handling procedures, following proper portion control servings, etc. Must be sensitive to the needs of older adults & have a valid driver’s license.

Substitute Nutrition Site Manager – Tipton (part-time) 

Facilitates the serving of the noon meal program when regular Nutrition Site Manager is off.  Duties may include: calling in meal reservations in a timely manner, maintaining appropriate documentation and money handling procedures, following proper portion control servings, etc.  Must be sensitive to the needs of older adults & have a valid driver’s license.


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1-800-654-9421

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