Employment Opportunities

Direct Care Service Provider

Part-time direct care service provider position available at the Otsego County Commission on Aging (OCCOA). Agency is seeking a caring, compassionate person with excellent professional skills. Certified Nursing Aid (CNA) certification preferred. Training is available. Must be a “team player” committed to policies and procedures of the agency.

The direct care service provider will assist area older adults with light homemaking tasks, personal care, and respite care. Work schedule provides and requires flexibility. A strong asset of dependability is necessary. Position requires accepting short/long term assignments on short notice. The maximum direct care service work hourly wage is $18.10, the non-direct care hourly wage is $15.75, and  the hourly travel time wage for commutes between client homes is $10.10. Cafeteria-style benefits plan is included.

Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Pre-employment drug-screen testing as well as physical exam is required.  Employment applications are required and should be mailed to:  Eileen Godek, Otsego County Commission on Aging, P.O. Box 430, Gaylord, MI  49734


Volunteer Coordinator

Fast-paced position, 35 hours per week, providing agency program support through agency volunteer program. Responsible for recruiting, training, scheduling, supervising, recognizing, and appreciating volunteers, as well as running program reports, generating volunteer assignment descriptions and responsibilities, and generating large mailings. The position also includes duties of site coordinator for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, which entails recruiting volunteer tax preparers, overseeing their training, overseeing the scheduling of taxpayers at tax clinics, and monitoring the program for adherence to operating standards. Looking for a caring, compassionate, dependable, committed person with strong written and verbal skills who enjoys working with older adults and volunteers of all ages. Must be a team player. Prior volunteer management software or client database experience required, with strong skills in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word. Past tax return experience is a plus. Strong time management skills and experience are a must. Employment applications are required and should be mailed to:  Eileen Godek, Otsego County Commission on Aging, P.O. Box 430, Gaylord, MI  49734.  Applicants should apply for the position through www.indeed.com/. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


General Information

Employment Applications are always accepted and should be submitted with a resume and mailed to:

Attn: Eileen Godek
Otsego County Commission on Aging
P.O. Box 430
Gaylord, MI 49734-0430

You may also obtain an employment application by stopping by the OCCOA office, (Upper Level, 1165 Elkview Ave., Gaylord, Michigan, 49735) during the business hours posted on this website. Applications are also available via fax or email by calling (989) 732-1122.

The Otsego County Commission on Aging is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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