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PRAIRIE COUNCIL ON AGING is happy to employ 5 type positions

BA and experience required either in the programs or management, Masters preferred. Full time salaried. Responsible for meeting program standards and hiring, training, and HR aspects of staff, including continuing education.

BA required, Masters preferred in social work or related fields Psych, Sociology, RN. Full time salaried. Responsibilities include face-to-face comprehensive assessments of people 60 years old or older. Coordination of social services and certifications in both the Community Care Program and Adult Protective Services (see Programs page at this website). Investigations of Abuse of those older adults as well as 18- to 59-year-old people with disabilities.

High School or equivalent, BA preferred. 4-5 days a week HOURLY. Responsibilities vary from program Billing to Senior Health Insurance program certification. These staff members help people with all sorts of online applications (Medicare part D and reduced license plates) and information. Answer phones and are frontline staff whatever the need.

There are 11 sites with part time (3-4 hours/M-F/ 10am-1pm) HOURLY minimum wage. Responsibilities include breaking bulk food from a caterer into individual servings and prepare for volunteers to distribute daily. Document who ate all meals and order for the next day. Also assess participants annually.

  • Illinois Volunteer Money Management Program No Pay – Sort Mail Create Budgets and Help Seniors Pay Bills
  • Nutrition (Meals on Wheels) Delivery Folks – No Pay 12 Routes Daily Between Doorbell Diners and Bread of Love
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PRAIRIE COUNCIL ON AGING is happy to employ 5 type positions

BA and experience required either in the programs or management, Masters preferred. Full time salaried. Responsible for meeting program standards and hiring, training, and HR aspects of staff, including continuing education.

BA required, Masters preferred in social work or related fields Psych, Sociology, RN. Full time salaried. Responsibilities include face-to-face comprehensive assessments of people 60 years old or older. Coordination of social services and certifications in both the Community Care Program and Adult Protective Services (see Programs page at this website). Investigations of Abuse of those older adults as well as 18- to 59-year-old people with disabilities.

High School or equivalent, BA preferred. 4-5 days a week HOURLY. Responsibilities vary from program Billing to Senior Health Insurance program certification. These staff members help people with all sorts of online applications (Medicare part D and reduced license plates) and information. Answer phones and are frontline staff whatever the need.

There are 11 sites with part time (3-4 hours/M-F/ 10am-1pm) HOURLY minimum wage. Responsibilities include breaking bulk food from a caterer into individual servings and prepare for volunteers to distribute daily. Document who ate all meals and order for the next day. Also assess participants annually.

Illinois Volunteer Money Management Program No Pay – Sort Mail Create Budgets and Help Seniors Pay Bills
Nutrition (Meals on Wheels) Delivery Folks – No Pay 12 Routes Daily Between Doorbell Diners and Bread of Love

PRAIRIE COUNCIL ON AGING does NOT hire in-home care aids

If you would like to be an in-home care aid, contact any of the following organizations to be hired by them. A background check and hours of training is required. PRAIRIE COUNCIL ON AGING coordinates who receives hours of in-home care and how many hours but does NOT hire or pay in home care aids. See below.

In Home Care Agencies:

  • Addus (800) 659-6474
  • Cass County Mental Health (217) 323-3980 x326
  • Community Care Systems, Inc. (CCSI) (800) 637-0401
  • Help at Home (HAH) (866)-617-6100
  • Home Instead (217) 245-9192