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 $19.70, the maximum non-direct care hourly wage is $16.50, and  the hourly travel time wage for commutes between client homes is $10.33. A 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 a physical exam, is required. Please apply for position through Indeed.com. Employment Applications are required and should be mailed to:  Eileen Godek, Otsego County Commission on Aging, P.O. Box 430, Gaylord, MI  49734. The OCCOA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Tai Chi Instructor

The Otsego County Commission on Aging is seeking to contract with a certified tai chi instructor to teach weekly tai chi classes to older adults. Contact Charlie May at (989) 732-1122 for more information.

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.

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

~Confucius~