CRIS Healthy-Aging Center Employment Opportunities

Vermilion County and Champaign County

Vermilion County Employment Opportunities

Grants Compliance Officer

Job Description

The Grant Compliance officer is the Grants Performance Manager which responsibilities include planning and implementing grant programs from its application to approval and utilization and performance management.

The GCO can perform grant research, grant writing, grant program design and implementation, compliance and grant reporting. The GCO works with the CEO of the organization and plays a leadership role, working with all grants related job and departments heads.

The GCO works with the CEO and CFO identifying potential grant support from government agencies, foundations, and corporations to meet the financial and operational needs of the organization. It requires a methodological and analytical approach of a grant manager to meet such requirements.

The GCO monitors communication with funders rules and regulations for approving grants, its specifications, requirements and performance objectives across all departments of the organization and the management.

Duties and Responsibilities of the GCO

Managing and supporting the grants requirement and performance goal implementation for the organization through assigned department heads.

Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process

Perform relevant research to identify available grant opportunities and evaluate the results

Directly involved in grant writing by writing and coordinating the planning with program directors.

Oversee grant implementation according to the operational and financial needs of the organization

Assist with Fundraising projects.

Keep the department heads informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion deliverable responsibilities.

Analyze performance outcome trends and make recommendations for program and cost control.

Provide /coordinate execution of detailed programmatic reports through department heads with the funders and the board of directors with respect to the organization’s progress

Monitor paperwork and other related documents connected with grant-funded programs

Provide training to the new staff on grants management and programmatic reporting requirements

Essential Skills and Abilities

Excellent project management skills with experience in managing and supervising administrative projects

Possess excellent organizational skills

Strong command over written and verbal communication

Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills

Good understanding of the organization’s overall business and its objectives

Possess good knowledge of planning and work to learn the strategizing of financial and budgeting issues

Ability to work within a team and provide support to the Department heads

Ability to perform in cross-functional team approach and job responsibilities

Learn with training, basic financial management skills including developing and monitoring budgets and financial reporting

Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and produce quality results on time with attention to detail.

Proficient in using computers., Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint with related knowledge

Statistical Research ability.

Educational Requirements

The minimum educational qualification required to be a grant manager is a master’s degree. The area of specialization can be in any branch of studies, but a master’s degree in business, social work, gerontology, or similar field or business administration carries the most appropriate eligibility for the GCO position.

Pay is determined based on experience.

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

Position: Adult Protective Services Investigator/Caseworker

Reports to: Director of Quality Assurance

Minimum Requirements:

Must be at least 21 years of age, have a Bachelor’s Degree, and have a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation with current vehicle insurance, while ensuring that driver’s license and insurance are maintained. Must have good communication skills both verbal and writing and be able to collaborate with multiple organizations/agencies in Multi-faceted efforts. Be able to type a minimum of 40wpm with a familiarity with Excel and Microsoft office. Become AIRs A/D certified when CRIS offers testing. Must enjoy working with the older population, aged 60 and over, as well as working with individuals 18-59 with a disability. Have the ability to assess needs through nonverbal means, such as environment, body language and appearance. Must have a working knowledge of the judicial system to include the requirements and process of Orders of Protections and Guardianships. Must be able to pass a background check and be able to perform essential functions of the position.

Essential Functions:

1. Must have dependable transportation and be able to travel to and access to client’s homes.

To include but not limited to: stairs, ramps, fences, being able to stand for an unknowing amount of time.

2. Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, with the older population, age 60 and over, and/or disabled individuals, age 18-59, who may have hearing and/or speech impediments, as well as, program employees, Community Organizations/agencies, Professionals and Community members. Must be able to clearly communicate face to face and on the telephone.

3. Must be able to organize and prioritize caseload to meet required standards of the Adult Protective Services standards set by the Older American’s Act, Adult Protective Services Act and IDOA. To be able and willing to advocate/support each client based on individual needs.

4. Must be able to perform face to face assessments of alleged victims as well as alleged abusers. Must be able to determine victim/caregiver needs and have knowledge of appropriate intervention services to provide protection and to advocate/support victim to the extent the victim wants assistance and to be able to communicate the need to petition the court should the victim lack capacity to self-determination.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Create intakes that effectively communicate the abuse being reported and accurately reflect the reporter’s statements.

2. As assigned, initiate face to face contact with the alleged victims and thoroughly investigate cases of abuse in order to determine substantiation of abuse, neglect, exploitation or self-neglect.

3. Assess situations to provide protections to the alleged victim/victim by implementing Early Intervention Services to meet the immediate needs in the areas of housing, medical, food, utilities, etc. to ensure the abuse has been decreased and/or alleviated.

4. Use investigative skills and techniques to assess the needs of the victim and abuser to change/eliminate the abusive situation during case work and follow up periods.

5. Refer abusive situations in which the victim needs the court system/law enforcement to determine orders of protection, charges in relation to a criminal offense against the victim, removal from a dangerous situation and/or guardianships to the Violent Crime Victim Assistance Coordinator and be able to effectively communicate the need and rationale as well as support the victim through the court processes.

6. Complete accurate and relevant paperwork that supports the decisions made and to be able to meet time frames and deadlines to ensure the victim is being protected to the fullest capabilities the law, resources and the victim allow.

7. Meet all training requirements that are outlined by IDOA Standards as well as the CRIS proposal

For the Adult Protective Services Grant. Attend staff meetings, in-services, webinars, conferences, health fairs, expos etc. that have been implemented and requested for attendance by the Outreach Director. When Training takes the Adult Protective Services Investigator/caseworker away from the CRIS Office, the Adult Protective Services Investigator/caseworker will be paid for time spent traveling to and from training, time in training and a per diem as calculated by the IRS accounting system for meals and or mileage should a personal vehicle be used. All Accommodations and traveling will be set up by the CRIS Business office.

8. Provide advocacy to victims by using the direction of the victim or working in the best interest of the victim as well as discuss cases with the Director of Outreach Services and/or Adult Protective Services Coordinator as outlined in the IDOA Adult Protective Services Standards.

9. Make appropriate referrals to other agencies and to programs administered by CRIS to meet the needs of clients.

10. Be aware of scams being committed on the older population as well as individuals with disabilities, being able to provide resources and support. Refer to the Victim Assistance Coordinator to aid in with filing claims with the Attorney General as well as local law enforcement.

11. Provide supportive services to victims to ensure their social, emotional, and physical well-being and assess and assist in overcoming or reducing the trauma of being a victim.

12. Provide community education programs to increase awareness of services available to victims and their abusers. This must be done independently and in cooperation with other agencies.

13. Become and stay familiar with services, resources and programs offered in the community for victims of abuse.

14. Work closely with other CRIS administrative and program staff in accomplishing all program and agency goals through community education, services and by participating in joint program activities and events.

15. Complete monthly and quarterly reports as stipulated in grant requirements and requested by the Director of Outreach Services.

16. Actively seek and find persons aged 60 and over as well as individuals age 18-59 with a disability in Vermilion County who maybe in need of services, through communication with law enforcement, State’s Attorney’s office and the judicial system.

17. You are a Mandated Reporter when in a professional capacity when the person is unable to create a report on their own behalf. Ensure intakes are completed for all suspected abuse, neglect, financial exploitation and self-neglect issues when the alleged victim in unable to make a report on their own behalf.

18. Perform community education regarding CRIS to further the goals of CRIS.

19. All other duties as may be assigned by Director of Outreach Services or the CEO.

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.

CCU Case Aide

Job Description

Position: CCU Case Aide

Reports to: Director of Community Health Systems

Job Requirements

The case aide operates under the direction of the Director of Community Health Systems to assist with specified back-up case management activities, including intake/referrals, program information and paperwork verifications. This position is professional and requires the employee to exercise appropriate discretion and judgment in the performance of his/her assigned duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements:

• Associates Degree, CNA or previous related job experience.

• Excellent verbal and writing communication skills.

• General knowledge of health settings, healthcare issues, and experience working with clients in a home setting.

• Ability to work independently.

• Knowledge and expertise with computer software applications and Word processing programs.

• Must enjoy working with the elderly.

• Become AIRs A/D certified when CRIS offers testing.

• Must be able to perform essential functions of the positions and perform other duties as assigned by the Director or Chief Executive Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provides phone support for all CCU incoming calls, potential and existing clients.

• Provides clerical support to the Director and CCU Case Managers by assisting with mailing, fax transmittals, copying and filing.

• Correspondence through email with IHC Providers, SLF’s, EHRS Providers and Bridge Coaches.

• Document phone calls and case note phone calls in Case Aide on S Drive.

• Create and maintain client list for each case manager.

• Create and maintain new filing system.

• Correspond with nursing homes and VA for UPS in Vermilion County.

• Understanding of existing/new policies and regulations set forth by IDoA.

• Send Community Care Program applications to those who request and to interested participants or referrals.

• Assist with MCO transfers and correspondence with BEAM.

• Input CCU Daily Sheets on CCU Spreadsheet.

• Submit MCO transfers to respective MCO.

• Correspondence with BEAM.

• Maintain filing for CCU.

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.

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.

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.