Capital Area Council of Governments, CAPCOG, is a regional organization of city and county governments in the 10-county region surrounding the Austin metro area created to foster collaboration at the regional level and promote economy and efficiency in the coordinated development of the region. Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a division within CAPCOG, provides quality services to support the health, safety, and well-being of older individuals in the 10-county Capital Area through a variety of programs and activities. With its wide range of innovative projects and programs, the Area Agency on Aging offers employees opportunities for participation in local, state and federal projects on the leading edge of community-based service provision. Agency operations promote independence and plan for a quality aging and disability support network in response to the rapidly expanding regional population of older adults and their caregivers.
Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a division within CAPCOG, that provides quality services to support the health, safety, and well-being of older individuals in the 10-county Capital Area through a variety of programs and activities is seeking candidates to be an active part of their team as a Care Coordinator/Intake Specialist. The position performs two functions, as a Care Coordinator and Intake Specialist. As the care coordinator work involves developing and maintaining contact with consumers, consumer families, caregivers and service providers to meet service needs. The intake specialist duties require initial screening of consumers and/or caregivers to assess needs and determine eligibility and make referrals as needed. The position requires consistent exercise of discretion and judgment.
Travel is required within the 10-county region. The incumbent must maintain a valid Texas driver’s license, proof of insurance specified by the State of Texas, and dependable transportation.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in social work or a related field is preferred.
Experience: Two years of experience in social service work or case management is required. Bi-lingual in Spanish and English is strongly preferred.
Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
Salary: $18.65 per hour
Visit www.capcog.org/employment for a complete job description, CAPCOG application, and submission information.
Application closing date: July 23, 2018 or until filled
RESUMES WITHOUT COMPLETED, SIGNED CAPCOG APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Equal Opportunity Employer