OBJECTIVE: Provide outreach and coordination of resources for individuals who are elderly or have disabilities which reduce the need for out of region long-term care and promote healthy, dignified, independent living.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must demonstrate the ability to accomplish the Essential Job Results stated below. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations are provided for employees to perform job duties. License/Certification: A completed background check and determination that the applicant meets the eligibility criteria of the Alaska Barrier Crimes Act are prerequisites to hiring. Must have State of Alaska Care Coordinator certification or willing and able to obtain. Must have a current valid Alaska Driver’s License and liability insurance and insurable under BBNA’s insurance.
Preferred Education and/or experience which demonstrates the following: • Public speaking, writing, organizational, and research skills including developing and presenting workshops/conferences/planning sessions • An understanding of human development, aging, principles of human behavior and family functioning; the impact of a disability for an individual, his/her family and community • Direct experience with State & Federal programs / application procedures; providing client services; conducting intake interviews, determining program eligibility, or a related field which involved continuous counseling, explaining complex policies, procedures, services, client responsibilities and applying regulations • Familiarity with the State of Alaska’s Region 7 area (including Bristol Bay and Kodiak areas), people, and cultures Required: • Abilities to: respond positively to change and new opportunities; prioritize, manage time efficiently, meet deadlines, communicate effectively with individuals of varying backgrounds and establish working relationships. • Willing/able to travel in & out of region including getting in and out of light aircraft and travel in remote villages by snow machine and ATVs. • Computer skills including keyboard, MS programs, e-mail/internet. Ability to learn data entry program for reporting. Complete achievement of certain of the above specifications may not be required if, in the opinion of BBNA a particular candidate possesses significant offsetting characteristics, such as past accomplishments, experience, education, or estimate of future potential.
TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application. REPORTS TO: Elderly Services Division Manager or Designee. DUTY STATION: Dillingham CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. EEO