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.

Nutrition Outreach Coordinator

DESCRIPTION:

The Nutrition Outreach Coordinator strives to enhance the nutritional and educational needs of the home bound seniors and those with disabilities in the Monroe and Owen County area.  The Nutrition Outreach Coordinator will work under the direction of the CEO to coordinate Area 10 outreach activities and support the Nutrition Program.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Establish and maintain collaborative partnerships with community organizations and agencies to represent Area 10 and serve as liaison between approved groups and the agency.
  2. Coordinate monthly Food Pantry Program to ensure successful delivery to all Food Pantry clients in Monroe County and Owen County.
  3. Pick up food from Hoosier Hills Food Bank weekly and deliver to Bloomington, Ellettsville, and Spencer Pantry sites.
  4. Recruit, train, supervise and support volunteers involved with Food Pantry program including pick-up, bagging, sorting and delivery, and ensure that all volunteers attend appropriate orientation and complete required paperwork.
  5. Recruit Nutrition Program volunteers and maintain volunteer database for both the food pantry and home delivered meal program.
  6. Communicate directly with food pantry clients, complete client intake, and manage delivery routes.
  7. Develop and maintain the Area 10 Garden Program.
  8. Coordinate the summer Farmer’s Market Voucher program.
  9. Seek out, organize and oversee food drives to help supply the food pantry.
  10. Hold a volunteer recognition yearly for Food Pantry volunteers.
  11. Perform related duties as assigned by the CEO.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Extensive human relations experience and excellent communication skills.
  2. Experience coordinating volunteers to aid in effective program delivery.
  3. Computer skills to help maintain records involved with volunteer coordination and food pantry clients.
  4. Ability to provide personal transportation to regularly visit pantry locations, outreach events and volunteers.
  5. Must be able to lift fifty pounds repeatedly.

CHARACTERISTICS:

Important personality traits include strong interpersonal skills; a cooperative, dependable, responsible and respectful nature; possess good organizational skills and pay close attention to detail; ability to maintain client confidentiality.

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.