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Burnett County
Government Center
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872
Meal Program Aide
Overview
The purpose of this position is to stay consistent with home delivered meal assessments & reassessments as required for the Elderly Nutrition Program which falls under the Older American’s Act.

The Meal Program Aide will be responsible for  assessments and period re-assessments of clients referred for home delivered meals; special projects as assigned by the ADRC Aging Unit Supervisor; and, provide back-up for senior dining at one of our Burnett sites (due to emergency/sickness).  This position would be flexible with an average of 10-15 hours/week.  Hourly wage is $10.50.


Responsibilities
  • Conducts initial assessments and reassessments to determine eligibility, needs and risk for persons in need of home delivered meals as required by county, state and federal requirements.
  • Special projects as assigned by the ADRC Aging Unit Supervisor
  • Provide back-up for senior dining cooking due to unforeseen circumstance.  (sickness/emergency)
  • Attends staff meetings and training workshops

Requirements
  • Must have current Food Manager Certification or willing to become certified within 6 months of hire date
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Must have a good rapport with the elderly
  • Basic cooking skills for large groups
  • Ability to read and write legibly
  • Computer experience helpful
  • Knowledge of Wisconsin Elderly Nutrition Program local, state, county and federal policies, procedures
  • Knowledge of programs and services available to elderly and disabled through the ADRC of NW WI
  • Ability to plan and organize effectively
  • Ability to complete records promptly and accurately
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to openly offer feedback to improve and enhance the meals on wheels service
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to relate to clients and act as an advocate

Application
To download an application, please view Burnett County Employment Application.

(Note the application may be filled out electronically, however it must be printed out and submitted either mailing, faxing or dropping off at the address at the top of the form.)

For More Information
To inquire further, please contact:

Burnett County Administration/Human Resources Office
Burnett County Government Center - Room #190
7410 County Road K, #116
Siren, WI  54872

You can contact us by calling: 715-349-2181
fax: 715-349-2180
Email:

Applications Reviewed Upon Receipt - Open Until Filled 

Burnett County is an Equal Opportunity Employer