Adult Protective Services Investigator/Caseworker – Vermilion County

CRIS Healthy-Aging Center is seeking an Investigator/Caseworker for our Adult Protective Services Department. The caseworker will investigate allegations of elder abuse / neglect / exploitation in Vermilion County.

The ideal candidate has a deep sense of justice, gets a great deal of satisfaction from helping people, and can empathize with people who are victims of abuse.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Investigation: In this position, caseworker will perform elder abuse investigations under Adult Protective Services statutes. APS statutes cover adults 60+ as well as adults 18+ with disabilities.
• Casework: Work with the alleged victim to identify safety concerns and resources available to deal with the abuse.
• Documentation: Complete casework in a timely manner.
• Home visits: Visit clients in their homes for investigation and follow-up.

Qualifications & Skills:

• Prefer a master’s degree with at least 1 year experience or minimum bachelor’s degree with at least ten years of experience required in social work or related field.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office.
• Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, vehicle insurance.
• Knowledge of Vermilion County community services and resources.

The rate of pay is $19.50/hour. Benefits include earning 17 vacation days and 6 sick days per year. Please send resume to hr@agestrong.org or mail to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N. Franklin, Danville, IL 61832. EOE

Job Title SIS Case Manager

Work Hours: 35 hour work week with rotating hours between 7:30AM – 5:00PM Monday – Friday

Are you interested in the rapidly-expanding aging and disabilities services field? Do you have a burning desire to help others? Are you known for going above and beyond to help people in your professional and personal life? We’ve been looking for you!

CRIS Healthy-Aging is leading the movement of aging mastery and modernizing service delivery to persons with disabilities. We want you to be a vital part of our team as a Senior Information Services (SIS) Case Manager. Our SIS department is the entry point for access to essential services for older adults and persons with disabilities.

A SIS Case Manager at CRIS Healthy-Aging provides assessment and advocacy by linking our local elders and disabled adults with the vital programs and services they need to achieve their highest levels of success and functioning. Your role is to support and assist clients in obtaining the resources they need to improve upon their physical, mental, emotional, and financial health while promoting a culture of happiness and longevity. SIS Case Managers are client advocates that form ongoing, collaborative relationships with clients and local community service providers to help improve a person’s lifestyle for the better.

From our offices located within Champaign and Vermilion Counties, you will spend a majority of your time speaking with and connecting to clients to garner a more comprehensive understanding of their needs and concerns, work with clients so they can achieve their goals, organize outreach activities, and so much more!

What does it take to be a successful SIS Case Manager?

Demonstrate sensitivity, empathy, and cultural competency towards older adults as well as towards persons with disabilities
Provide excellent service and care, treating people as if they were a member of your own family
Be detail oriented, organized, and accurate
Commitment to a team environment
Success oriented and goal driven

Why will you love working at CRIS Healthy-Aging?

You will gain incredible knowledge about our local social service programs and resources
We are conveniently located in both Champaign and Vermilion Counties within communities that offer wonderful amenities
You are not an employee, you are family
Our company culture is second to none. We keep our employees engaged with open individual and team forums to focus on problems and process improvements by listening, sharing input and ideas, and enacting decisions and plans together
We offer full-time benefits that will knock your socks off, starting with: 17 vacation days, 6 sick days, and 14 holidays

What we are looking for in a candidate:

A passion for helping others
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
A desire to learn and a positive attitude
Previous experience in customer service and/or social services
Competency in typing and data entry
Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation

Preferred but not required:

Experience in social work, social services, or case management

You must successfully pass a background check and be able to perform all duties assigned.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We take great pride in being an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate our employees’ differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: starting at $12.00/hr

For a printable CRIS Healthy Aging Center Application: CLICK HERE


All candidates for a position with CRIS Healthy-Aging must undergo a criminal background check and a drug screening test to be considered for employment. CRIS Healthy-Aging Center and CRIS Rural Mass Transit are 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