Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging is an Aging and Disability Resource Center. We serve a 10 county area that includes: Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island and Warren County. We ensure coordinated, accessible services for older persons to live independent, meaningful and dignified lives. Our community focal points in each county that are senior centers serve as congregate meal sites as well as areas for seniors to go for activities and socialization. We advocate at local, state, and federal levels for seniors and adults with disabilities. WIAAA also funds Home Delivered Meal programs, transportation as well as respite for caregivers. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is located in our building and is a great volunteer resource. WIAAA is a certified SHIP site and counselors are available to provide information and direct assistance regarding Medicare, Medicare D plans, Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage plans, Medicaid, etc.
Illinois and Iowa Quad City Family Caregiver Conference
Join us on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Waterfront Convention Center (2021 State Street, Bettendorf, IA) for the seventh annual Family Caregiver Conference. No registration is necessary. For more information about the conference and our featured speakers, check out our flyer or visit the Facebook event page.
Open Position- Program Coordinator
Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging (WIAAA) is seeking an individual for the position of Program Coordinator. This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, Monday through Friday position for an administrative agency supporting programs for seniors and persons with disabilities. This position serves in a lead role with Evidence Based programming for Matter of Balance and Strong for Life- planning classes, recruiting volunteers, and teaching classes. This position oversees the Senior Medicare Patrol program- planning community outreach presentations and recruiting volunteers. This position will represent WIAAA and engage in community outreach at Human Service Council Meetings and health fairs throughout our 10 county area. This position oversees the Long Term Care program- Community Care Program (CCP). This position serves in a lead role of planning and executing the WIAAA Annual Conference for aging professionals. This position will assist the Information and Assistance Program Coordinator with providing assistance through the Senior Health Assistance Program and the Benefit Access Program and provide Information, Assistance and Referral to all people age 60 and above, adults with disabilities and their caregivers. This position will assist the Lead Program Coordinator with the completion of annual compliance reviews of providers. Along with all program staff, this position works as a part of a team within WIAAA to address agency priorities and to develop other programs that contribute to the mission and strategic plan of WIAAA.
•B.A. degree in social services or related field.
•Two years experience in social service field.
•One year experience in program development field.
•Demonstrated skills with computer program, including word processing, e-mail, spreadsheet and database programs.
•Ability to travel.
To apply for either position, please send a cover letter and resume to the Grants and Program Manager, Jen Boedeker: email@example.com.