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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.

Jobs at AAASWFL

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:

Long-Term Care Services Specialist

Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida seeks a qualified and compassionate Long-Term Care Services Specialist.  This is a part time position (24-29 hours per week) located at our North Fort Myers headquarters.

Long-Term Care Services Specialists help elders and adults with disabilities who wish to apply for government-funded services. These specialists provide excellent customer service, screening applicants for eligibility for Medicaid and non-Medicaid services. They help seniors and people with disabilities understand their care options and explain eligibility requirements.  Long-Term Care Services Specialists have great phone skills, are adept interviewers and good listeners, and are quick thinkers with strong data entry skills.

Successful applicants will hold a Bachelors’ Degree in human services or a minimum four years’ experience as a caseworker, case manager, intake specialist, or similar work experience with the long-term care client population.  Successful completion of a Level II background screening is also required.

Job Posting Expires June 22, 2018 – Click for full Long-Term Care Services Specialist job description.

Information and Referral Specialist

Helpline Careers

Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida (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.

Anticipated Opening – Click for full Information & Referral Specialist job description.

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:  jobs@aaaswfl.org.  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.