Employment Opportunities

JOB TITLE:  Workforce Development Specialist

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: AA Degree in Human Services or a related field with a minimum one (1) year related experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and education Working knowledge of Internet and computer applications Experience working with youth in the field of human services or education is preferred DUTIES INCLUDE: Determine eligibility of at risk youth (14-24) for the WIOA Youth Employment and Training Program Provide comprehensive assessment, employment and training guidance and follow-up services Provide local labor market information and training in job search methods, job retention and career development strategies Advocate for individuals and communities in support of agency’s mission to support economic development and self-sufficiency Full-time position, 40 hours per week, dependent on grant funding. Pay is $13.48 per hour and up, depending on experience. Benefits package equates to an additional $4.16 per hour, and includes: health Insurance (employee covered at 100%), paid vacation, sick leave and 13 paid holidays, as well as a 401k after 1st year. Apply by 5:00 p.m. on October 27th.

 

JOB TITLE: Aging Services Program Specialist

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Associates degree in Human Services or related field, and/or, one year experience in working with the elderly or people with disabilities preferred; a combination of higher education and experience may be used
  • Willing to complete the initial Information Assistance and State Health Insurance Partnership training and certification process within one year, or as soon as offered by State Office on Aging
  • Knowledge of and ability to use public and private community, State and Federal agencies and resources
  • Computer proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets
  • Ability to work well with the elderly, family members and other service providers
  • Ability to organize monthly and quarterly work schedule and submit required reports in a timely manner
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Record keeping and bookkeeping experience preferred

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Provide training and technical assistance to the County Councils on Aging
  • Act as the Liaison between the Area Agency on Aging and the County Councils on Aging
  • Write federal contracts with the counties, revise those contracts according to funding levels and current spending, and submit to the AAA Director for approval
  • Monitor expenditures and activity reports and complete county financial monthly reports
  • Attend other events pertinent to aging services and AEM programs including quarterly AAA Advisory Council meetings, staff meetings, conferences and other training sessions
  • Be an advocate for the agency, programs, and communities served
  • Publish an annual article in the newspaper and on the radio detailing who you are, how to get in contact with you, and what your responsibilities are
  • Do presentations at senior centers and meal programs three times per year at each site
  • Explain benefit programs to seniors, have a basic knowledge of requirements and the application process, which includes the ability to complete the application if a senior needs assistance in doing so and know whom to contact locally regarding services
  • Keep accurate statistics and complete client case reports Update service provider lists on the computer
  • Accurately complete National Aging Program Information Systems reporting including entering client data and units of service into the Montana Aging Services Tracking System Coordinate with the State commodity office to set up delivery dates, determine and complete the amount of product to be ordered
  • Accurately complete monthly inventories including previous balance, amount received monthly, usage and new balance for all sites; call sites if they have not reported monthly usage by month end
  • Complete monthly commodity usage sheet and forward to AAA Director and appropriate Program Specialists
  • Bill retirement homes for commodity warehouse, shipping and transportation costs
  • Train commodity site employees and volunteers in record keeping and required documentation
  • Do on-site commodity inspections and review paperwork to determine accuracy and completeness; send follow up letter with finds and corrections needed

Full-time position, working 30 – 40 hours per week. Additional hours may be required to attend initial training and annual recertification training. Flexibility is required for agency and department meetings.

$18.04 per hour plus benefits.

Apply by October 22nd.

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