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2/4/2016 - Senior Citizen Program Aide (PT)

Job Opportunity
Department of Aging and Disabled
(Outreach Program/Aging & Disability Resource Connection)
Senior Citizen Program Aide (Part-Time)
Starting Salary: $26,065 (Prorated at $14.26/hour for hours worked)

Reports to the Program Director of the Outreach Program/Aging & Disability Resource Connection; under close supervision, provides information and referral and benefits counseling to senior citizens and/or disabled clients; responsible for maintaining and updating resource information when observed; documents referral work within established computer program; prepares reports when necessary; conducts home visits; makes agency contacts on behalf of clients; arranges transportation for clients when appropriate; and other duties as requested.

Ability to read, write, speak, and understand or otherwise communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. Ability to utilize a computer and other office equipment (i.e., fax and copy machines), with particular emphasis on Microsoft Office software programs. Ability to follow procedures and daily instructions. Possession of a valid New Jersey driver’s license required.

Hours: Not to exceed 19.5 hours per week.

Note: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness screening and criminal background checks.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Brittany Wiita, Personnel Confidential Assistant, at or fax to 856-453-0361. Application deadline is February 19, 2016.

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.