Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida HELPLINE: 866-413-5337

Careers at the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida

Do you have a passion for helping others?  Are you sensitive to the needs of elders and people with disabilities?  Are you seeking a career in the nonprofit or government fields?  If the answer to any of the above questions is “yes,” consider joining our team at the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida.


The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida provides careers in the elder care network as well as essential business functions.  The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and a Drug-Free Workplace.  Applicants must pass drug testing and Level II background screening.

Salary for any posting is commensurate with knowledge and experience.  A competitive benefits package is provided to employees. All positions are located at our main office in North Fort Myers.

Open Positions:

Program Specialist

Program Specialists at the Area Agency on Aging are responsible for assisting the Director of Programs to develop, coordinate, implement and administer program planning, quality assurance, and program evaluation activities of the Agency.
These individuals are experts in the requirements, rules and regulations governing each grant program as it relates to their administration and management, providing technical assistance to the Agency’s sub-grantees, subcontractors, service providers and vendors. The Program Specialist promotes person-centered services and the well-being of older adults and adults with disabilities.  This position requires a high degree of organizational and analytical skills, attention to detail, and initiative.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ONLINE ASSESSMENT LOCATED AT:  After completion of the assessment, please send your resume and cover letter to

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Information & Referral Manager

Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida (AAASWFL) is looking for a responsible, qualified self-starter to manage and coordinate the Elder Helpline.  This position oversees Information and Referral staff, provides monitoring and oversight for both quality assurance and outcome measurement.  the Information & Referral manager also acts as a liaison with community agencies regarding the needs of, and resources available to, seniors and persons with disabilities.  This position requires a high degree of independent action and initiative.

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Information and Referral SpecialistHelpline Careers

AAASWFL is seeking an empathetic specialist to provide information, referral and intake services to consumers, their caregivers and other professionals. The specialist needs excellent interpersonal and computer skills to provide non-biased information.

Information and Referral Specialists are the “face of the agency,” often serving as peoples’ first point of contact with AAASWFL. I&R Specialists primarily work with consumers via telephone; they are excellent, unbiased listeners who strive to provide excellent customer service through the Agency’s Elder Helpline.

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How to Apply:

To pursue a career at the Area Agency on Aging, please email your resume for any open position with cover letter to:  Only candidates who meet the minimum requirements of the position will be contacted.

Looking for a Volunteer Opportunity?

Our many volunteers provide vital programs to older adults and adults with disabilities across Southwest Florida.  If you join us as a volunteer, you can assist us in any of the seven counties we serve: Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, Lee, or Sarasota.  Visit our volunteer page for more information.