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11/15/2017 - Senior Citizen Program Aide - Department of Aging and Disabled

Department of Aging and Disabled
(Outreach Program/Aging & Disability Resource Connection)
Senior Citizen Program Aide
Starting Salary: $26,065 

Duties: 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; assists clients in completing applications for various benefits; 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.

Requirements: Ability to read, write, speak, and understand or otherwise communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. Bilingual preferred. 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: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

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

Applicants should submit a cover letter and work history to:

Brittany Wiita, Confidential Assistant
Department of Personnel
Brittanywi@co.cumberland.nj.us or fax to 856-453-0361.

Application deadline is November 29, 2017



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