Elderly Outreach Director

Department/Program: Hannahville Indian Community

Description:

This full time, exempt position (32 Hours) will serve as a coordinator with other tribal and community agencies regarding delivery of services, and information and referral for tribal elderly; will arrange provisions or escort seniors for business transactions and medical needs; assist seniors in getting involved in community affairs and organizing special social activities.  Coordinates the senior citizen meals; advises tribal health and welfare departments of tribal elderly needs based on surveys or analysis; serves as tribal elderly program administrator; advocates for the tribal elderly; consults with tribal seniors to plan activities as needed.  Identifies gaps in services and seeks alternatives to address gaps; administers elder benefit paperwork and elderly outreach grant.  Coordinates temporary work for housecleaning, transportation, etc. for elders according to budget.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.  Some experience working with the elderly.  Knowledge of lifestyle of tribal elders. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; patience; must have a valid driver’s license. Must be able to pass a background check.

Wage: E1 or dependent upon qualifications.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

To Apply:

Submit completed “Application for Employment” to the Human Resources Department within the Tribal Administration building. Applications can be downloaded by visiting www.hannahville.net/documents. Mail original to Hannahville Indian Community Human Resources, N14911 Hannahville B-1 Road, Wilson, MI 49896, postmarked by deadline. Must submit copies of current driver’s license and high school diploma to be considered for an interview.  Please no faxes. If application currently on file, and over 60-day limit, a new application must be submitted.  Call Human Resources with any questions at 906-466-2932.

Preference given to qualified Tribal members in accordance with Hannahville Indian Community Tribal Preference Ordinance Title IV – Chapter 3.