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. Aging Services, a division within CAPCOG, is seeking candidates to be an active part of their team as the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Coordinator.
The ADRC seeks a flexible, multi-tasker individual with a passion for working with older adults, persons with disabilities and those that support them both through direct service and developing innovative service programs. This position requires the ability to develop inter-agency partnerships, design and implement trainings and special events, and represent the agency at public forums and meetings is essential. Work also involves some provision of information and referral assistance, including client assessment.
The position also assists with the oversight of special grant projects, analyzes data using spreadsheets and databases and prepares both narrative and statistical reports for local, state, and federal agencies. Excellent oral and written communication skills are critical to the success of this position. Familiarity with government benefit programs, as well as non-profit programs serving older adults and persons with disabilities, and veterans is an asset. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to expand programs that increase independence and access to supports for vulnerable populations in both rural and urban settings.
Familiarity with government benefit programs, as well as non-profit programs serving older adults and persons with disabilities, and veterans is an asset.
With its wide range of innovative projects and programs the ADRC offers employees opportunities for participation in local, state and federal projects on the leading edge of community-based, family centered, service provision.
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. Certification as an Alliance on Information and Referral Community Resource Specialist, Aging/Disability is required within one year of employment.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university is required; Major course work in sociology, psychology, gerontology, social work, public administration, or related field is preferred.
At least two years of experience in social service programs is required; Experience at the coordinator level and in an environment serving older adults and/or persons with disabilities is preferred.
Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred, both written and oral proficiency.
Salary range: $44,000-$46,000
Visit https://www.capcog.org/divisions/administrative-services#employment-opportunities for a complete job description, CAPCOG application and submission information.
Application closing date: November 18, 2020 or until filled
Equal Opportunity Employer