CRIS Healthy-Aging Center Employment Opportunities

Vermilion County and Champaign County

Vermilion County Employment Opportunities

Part-time Meal Site Manager for Hoopeston

Ideal candidate will have restaurant experience. Will require obtaining an Illinois Food Service Sanitation license within 90 days. Manager will provide direction to volunteers in packing food for the “Meals on Wheels” deliveries and serving catered lunches to seniors. Hours are 10:00 a.m. – 1:00p.m., on Tuesday & Friday averaging 6 – 7 hours per week. Background check required. EOE

Click to download a PDF that you can edit, download, and email back to us. Please send all completed applications to: hr@agestrong.org. Applications may also be mailed or dropped off to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N Franklin St, Danville, IL 61832.

Thank you for considering us.

Case Worker/Investigator – Adult Protective Services

Primary job responsibilities include the assessment of abuse, neglect, or exploitation reports, casework and follow-up of substantiated abuse cases, and competition of documentation and paperwork related to APS cases. Must meet Illinois Department on Aging intake, assessment, casework, and follow-up required timelines. Preferred education of bachelor’s degree in health, social sciences, social work, health care administration, gerontology, or criminal justice with one year experience in health and human services

Essential Functions:

• Works independently and consistently exercises discretion and sound judgment in conducting investigations and protective services to victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation to elderly individuals, people with disabilities (ages 18-59) and their families following the Illinois Department on Aging and Area Agency on Aging Adult Protective Services (APS) program standards and reporting procedures.
• Complies fully with all APS regulations and program plan requirements which may include required time frames for priority level cases, and substantiated cases, and all service activity. Utilizes a variety of clinical modalities to engage and intervene with client, family members and others involved.
• Prepares comprehensive initial intake, investigation reports, quarterly reassessment and closeouts on Adult Protective cases through manual/computerized assessment, case notes, and forms according to contract, funder and agency requirements.
• Maintains up-to-date and accurate client files and databases, as required by agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies.
• Provides thorough client updates during supervision as well as immediately notifying the supervisor of any risk of harm issues related to the client. Works with the Multi-Disciplinary Team Advisory Group and utilizes their input in case work.
• Refers clients for required services, advocates for their needs, and ensures timely follow up regarding their receipt of services.
• Completes all required and applicable training to maintain APS certification.

Minimum Requirements:

• Must be at least 21 years of age
• Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation with current vehicle insurance
• Successfully pass a background check
• Bachelor’s degree in health, social sciences, social work, health care administration, gerontology, or criminal justice

The rate of pay commensurate with experience. Benefits include earning 10 vacation days and 6 sick days per year. Please send resume to HallieL@agestrong.org or mail to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N. Franklin, Danville, IL 61832. EOE

Click to download a PDF that you can edit, download, and email back to us. Please send all completed applications to: hr@agestrong.org. Applications may also be mailed or dropped off to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N Franklin St, Danville, IL 61832.

Thank you for considering us.

Memory Care – Coach

Memory Care – Coach. Supporting Caregivers of people with memory loss. A new social service consultation to help others adapt to their changing role as caregivers.

CRIS has created a case management program to help family caregivers who are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. The program was clinically tested and proven to lower depression in caregivers and decrease problem behaviors in the person with dementia. This might be behaviors such as repeated questions, resistance to care, wandering, or being up at night. You will help the caregiver learn new skills and develop their confidence about caring for their loved one.

Responsibilities:

• Your role is to support and assist clients by developing individualized plans with goals that you check on with the client weekly.
• You will spend the majority of your time speaking and connecting with clients either through our online memory café meetings or through the Star C program.
• Contact with caregivers will be via remote technology until COVID restrictions are lifted.

Are you interested in becoming a Memory Care Coach?

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in a Human Service or Social Work field, Master’s degree preferred.
• Personal or professional experience working with cognitively impaired adults and their caregivers
• Successful applicant will be trained to deliver a manualized evidence-based treatment.

Successful Candidate will also have:

• A passion for helping others
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• A desire to learn and a positive attitude
• Computer experience
• Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation and insurance
• Flexibility

Benefits as a full-time employee:

• Accumulate 10 vacation days in 12 months
• 6 sick days earned on a monthly accrual
• 14 paid holidays per year.
• Individual Retirement Account with matching
• Full time positions available in our Danville office.

Click to download a PDF that you can edit, download, and email back to us. Please send all completed applications to: hr@agestrong.org. Applications may also be mailed or dropped off to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N Franklin St, Danville, IL 61832.

Thank you for considering us.

Champaign County Employment Opportunities

Caregiver Advisor


Are you an enthusiastic person that enjoys working with older adults? CRIS Healthy-Aging Center has a long-history of providing an array of services to allow older adults to enjoy a safe, healthy, and independent live. Our team at the CRIS Healthy-Aging Center is hiring a Caregiver Advisor/Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Advisor for Champaign County.

Responsibilities:

• Assess client needs
• Knowledge for appropriate intervention
• Knowledge of Community Resources
• Develop care and safety plans to ensure wellbeing of individuals
• Plan events to provide education to the program participants and to the community
• Implement evidence-based trainings to enhance client’s quality of life.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Social Service
• Good communication skills
• Computer skills
• Attention to detail
• Reliable Transportation
• Valid Driver’s License

If you have the above qualities, we want to talk to you. As a full-time employee, you will earn 10 vacation days, 6 sick days and we have 14 paid holidays per year. Pay will commensurate with education and experience. EOE

Click to download a PDF that you can edit, download, and email back to us. Please send all completed applications to: hr@agestrong.org. Applications may also be mailed or dropped off to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N Franklin St, Danville, IL 61832.

Thank you for considering us.

All candidates for a position with CRIS Healthy-Aging must undergo a criminal background check to be considered for employment. CRIS Healthy-Aging Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N Franklin St, Danville, IL 61832 or submit resume to hr@agestrong.org

CRIS APPLICATION

Click to download a PDF that you can edit, download, and email back to us. Please send all completed applications to: hr@agestrong.org Applications may also be mailed to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N Franklin St, Danville, IL 61832.

Thank you for considering us.