SCSEP Project Assistant Chicago – National Asian Pacific Center on Aging – Chicago, IL

Summary of Primary Job Responsibilities:
The Project Assistant for the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) supports the team in the Chicago office with administrative and compassionate information providing tasks. This position reports to the SCSEP Project Director Chicago. Qualified candidates will have demonstrable experience and behaviors consistent with NAPCA’s mission, vision, and core values. We are seeking candidates that are passionate about seeing our elders thrive in our communities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Interpret and explain information such as eligibility requirements and application procedures to applicants and participants.
· Interview applicants and participants to verify their eligibility of SCSEP and recertify annual eligibility.
· Compile, record, and evaluate personal and financial data to verify complete and accurate reporting and determine eligibility status in accordance within the U.S. DOL and NAPCA guidelines.
· Assist in conducting orientation for participants and to improve their understanding of the program.
· Assist in assessing the need(s) and goal(s) of the SCSEP participants and their progress in meeting those goals.
· Assist the SCSEP staff in reviewing payroll data as directed and other information in order to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies.
· Ensure that the Chicago SCSEP office operates in a professional manner. Promote professionalism in accordance with NAPCA Organizational Mission and Statement of Philosophy.
· Assist program participants with strategies to develop job skills, workforce knowledge, and appropriate confidence and experience to succeed in the local workforce
· Comply with SCSEP policies, procedures and related requirements.
· Other duties as necessary and assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
· Minimum two years’ experience in social services, workforce placement, or medical administrative positions, preferably with employment and training programs and/or programs focused on independent older adults
· Strong preference for experience with job and workforce development, job skills training, and skill-building
· English proficiency required, bilingual skills in an Asian or Pacific Island language strongly preferred
· Superior communication skills, both written and oral
· Organized, timely, and efficient workflow and style
· Passion for working with the AAPI and senior communities, commitment to diversity

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
None required

OTHER
This is a non-exempt, full-time position

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
NAPCA is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. NAPCA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at admin@napca.org if you require a reasonable accommodation to complete this application.

How To Apply
admin@napca.org

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