Family Advocate, Senior services (EBCAP0369)

Family Advocate, Senior services (EBCAP0369)

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time Family Advocate for our Senior Services Department located at 100 Bullocks Point Avenue in East Providence, RI.   We are seeking a motivated individual who is committed to enabling elders to live independently and comfortably in the community. 

The successful candidate will conduct home visits and provide case management in Barrington, Bristol, Central Falls, East Providence, Pawtucket and Warren, RI.  The Family Advocate will engage elders and family members in community-based planning and activate wrap-around services to enrich the lives of elders, and to support the goal for elders to live safely in the community.  All services and documentation are conducted in compliance with several state agencies and delivered in a respectful, responsive, comprehensive, individualized and culturally competent manner adhering to EBCAP’s Family Development philosophy. 

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a Social Services field with previous experience preferred. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of community resources, and enjoy working with elders and families. Bilingual Portuguese and/or Creole) a plus, however, not required. 

For Full Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (currently BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport,  BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!   

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program. Our new and enhanced applicant tracking system is currently under construction. Until our system has been fully updated, we are asking all applicants to submit a cover letter which notes position title and position number, a resume and salary expectations to employment@ebcap.org 

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.