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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.
Kitchen Assistant - Logansport (full-time)
The Area Five Agency on Aging and Community Services is looking an enthusiastic employee who is interested in food production. This is an opportunity to be a part of a great culinary team who serves seniors in our six-county service area. Employee would be assisting with prepping, preparing, and packaging nutritious meals in our Area Five kitchen, which will be served at our meal sites. Desirable employee will have a positive attitude, work well with others, be able to lift up to 40 pounds, and work mornings.
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.
EAP Client Service Specialist - Kokomo (part-time)
No supervisory responsibilities. 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.
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 Food Server / Substitute Teacher Assistant – Wabash (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. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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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