Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

At Area 10 you can use your talents to make a difference in the community and gain valuable experience at the same time. We are currently seeking applicants for the positions listed below. Please contact us at (812) 876-3383 for additional information.

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Public Transit Driver

Full-Part Time Starting pay-$11/hr.
This position reports directly to Dispatcher with access to the Assistant Transit Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Safe transportation of passengers in agency vehicles. Routes will be designated, most of which are diversified in nature because they are demand-responsive and include door-to-door service for patrons as assigned through the Dispatcher.
  • Assistance of passengers including individuals confined to wheelchairs.
  • Maintenance of records for the program including collecting and recording of data, filling out appropriate forms.
  • Routine inspection and basic maintenance of vehicles (i.e., checking oil and gas levels, maintaining proper tire pressure, washing vehicles, etc.), reporting any problems with the vehicle and keeping the vehicle clean at all times.
  • Collection of and accounting for fares and donations, sale of tickets and passes and handling of these monies and daily deposit of funds.
  • Successful completion of training including First Aid, Blood borne Pathogens, Defensive Driving, Passenger Assistance Techniques, Safety, and Sensitivity Training with disabilities, Drug and Alcohol Awareness.
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with passengers and staff.
  • Promote public transit services and increase passenger trips.
  • Abide by all FCC rules regarding radio communication.
  • Performance of other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications:

Commercial Drivers License, Class C or above, with passenger endorsement may be required. Able to assume the job responsibilities outlined above. Demonstrated vehicle driving skills, safe driving record, good physical condition, no criminal convictions. Satisfactory physical exams and drug and alcohol testing required as a condition of employment.

Characteristics:

Important personality traits are cooperation, loyalty, dependability, safety-mindedness, politeness and ability to work without direct supervision. Also necessary are a neat appearance and respectful demeanor.

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PT Nutrition Site Supervisor

TITLE:

PT Nutrition Site Supervisor 15 hours per week at our Endwright East location

DESCRIPTION:

Ensures delivery of meals to homebound seniors and creates friendly environment where older adults participate in activities and enjoy a meal together. Is responsible for heating pre-prepared meals, enrolling participants into the program, maintaining appropriate records and overall management of the nutrition site and volunteers. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Interest in working with senior citizens and an understanding of their needs.
  2. Knowledge of food preparation and service.
  3. Ability to keep and maintain all records required by the project.
  4. Ability to drive or to arrange transportation in case it is necessary to assist in escort or delivery; must be able to provide proof of insurance and driver’s license.
  5. Ability to contribute to an effective outreach program (reach out to nearby seniors for the purposes of encouraging the use of the program services and connection to other aging services).
  6. Ability to recruit, organize and supervise volunteers working at the site.
  7. Ability to organize crafts, special events, fundraising, and social aspects of the program.
  8. Ability to speak to a group and to provide group training.
  9. Performs related duties as assigned by the Nutrition Manager.
Area 10 Agency on Aging shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment with respect to hire, tenure, terms, conditions or privileges of employment or any matter related directly or indirectly to employment because of race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, disability, national origin or ancestry. Area 10 Agency on Aging complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendment of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, as applicable, and all other non-discrimination regulations of the U.S. Government.