Community Engagement Specialist

  • Part Time
  • Quincy, IL
  • Posted on May 5, 2021
  • Salary: $12-$15 hourly based on experience

West Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging

Job Description

The Community Engagement Specialist performs a variety of duties related to the successful development and implementation of caregiver and senior support programs throughout the West Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging’s six-county service area. Working under the agency’s Social Isolation and Caregiver Education & Training initiatives, the Community Engagement Specialist will ensure that programs are effective, sustainable, and provide positive outcomes for seniors and caregivers in the communities we serve.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Community outreach to develop referral networks, recruit participants, & publicize program
  • Direct service provision to consumers
  • Client tracking, data collection, monthly reporting

Required Competencies:

  • Microsoft Office suite; virtual communication platforms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking
  • Data collection, reporting, and analysis
  • Strong work ethic and time management skills

Education and Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in social sciences or related field preferred
  • Proven ability to work compassionately and effectively with consumers

Preferred Experience

  • Three years of experience in social services, gerontology, or related field
  • Experience and/or familiarity with caregiving, senior services, and related fields

Part-time hourly position. Wage commensurate with experience. The West Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and older workers are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $12.00 – $15.00 per hour

How to Apply

Please send resumes to vanessa.keppner@wciagingnetwork.org to apply.