Meals on Wheels Driver - Lonoke

Meals on Wheels Driver needed for Lonoke Area

For Immediate Hire  

Posted Date:  June 23, 2017

Part-Time, no insurance benefits. Limited pro-rated paid time off. 

2-3 days per week. 

The Meals on Wheels Driver plays a vital role within the LCCA agency.  The person who become the MOW driver will deliver meals Monday - Friday to home bound seniors. The selected driver must have a heart for the senior adult population. This position is responsible for light janitorial work at the Lonoke center. Must have a good driving record and no criminal background. LCCA will conduct a drug screen and extensive background check prior to hiring.   

Must be willing to work in all Arkansas weather conditions. 

For more information stop by LCCA Central Office in Lonoke @ 1 Newbery Court Monday - Friday 8:30 - 3:00 pm. 501-676-6971

CBA is here to provide you with all of the resources you need for employment with the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) 

Because we recognize that income and productivity are key to maintaining the quality of life our seniors deserve, the National Caucus & Center on Black Aging, Inc., proudly provides employment training and placement services under its Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). The program is authorized by the Older Americans Act.

We see to it that SCSEP participants receive the necessary job related training in preparation for job assignments. Training takes place in group sessions or at the work site and may involve performing duties at a non-profit, including daycare facilities, faith-based organizations, and senior centers.

Priority is given to Veterans and their qualified spouses, then to individuals who:

Are over age 65

Have a disability

Have low literacy skills or limited English proficiency

Reside in a rural area

Are homeless or at risk for homelessness

Have low employment prospects

Have been unable to find work after receiving extensive services under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act.

In order to qualify for participation in SCSEP, you must:

Be unemployed

Be 55 years of age or older (Applicants 65 years of age or older are given priority)

Be capable of performing part-time training duties

Reside in the state where you will be assigned

Have a family income that does not exceed 125% of the federal poverty income guidelines

Criterion for Continued Participation

Re-certification of financial eligibility requires twelve (12) months after entry date and every twelve (12) months thereafter. Participants may be requires to show proof of age, social security number and household income for the previous twelve (12) months. Participants who are found ineligible are notified in writing and given 30 days notice prior to termination of the program.

Orientation 

Each new participant receives NCBA-SCSEP orientation upon acceptance into the program. Orientation will occur prior to or after participants start their training. Such orientation is designed to inform the participant of the purpose and goals of the program.

Training

NCBA-SCSEP participants receive an orientation and the necessary job related training in preparation for NCBA-SCSEP training assignments. Continued training, preparation, and education includes but is not limited to: teaching new job skills and upgrading old skills; first aid and safety training; job seeking skills; consumer information areas such as social security benefits, personal health, tax requirements, nutrition and retirement laws. Local resource persons are invited to address technical knowledge or skills at leas once each year. Training takes place in group sessions, at the work site, on an individual basis or through other assignments.

Participants train a maximum of twenty (20) hours per week. Participants are paid no less than the federal or state minimum wage. Training schedules for each participant are maintained in the NCBA-SCSEP State offices.

For More Information please contact: 

Mrs. Valla Handcock  501-508-2840

Tell her you want to work at the Lonoke County Council on Aging Senior  Center!

Lonoke County Council on Aging has five locations (Cabot, Carlisle, England, Lonoke and Des Arc). We are looking for program participants at all locations.