Elder Care Assistant

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

The Elder Care Assistant provides clerical support to the Elder Care staff and Program.

• High school diploma or GED is required.
• One (1) or more years of experience in an administrative support capacity, including typing, word processing, and multi-line telephone systems is required.
• Prior Supervisory experience preferred.
• Minor bookkeeping experience preferred.
• Knowledge of Data Privacy regulations and ability to keep confidential information.
• Strong ability to relate to and communicate effectively with Elders, visitors and other staff.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Conversant in Ojibwe desired.
• Ability to read instruction, deciphers, and follows proper procedures and directions.
• Experience in and sensitively to Native American culture.
• Must have reliable transportation.
• Must have a current valid driver’s license.
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Driver’s Insurance policy.
• Must pass a background check.

• Assists with the supervision of Elder Care Staff in Coordinator’s absence.
• Directly supervise Elder Energy Technician, Activities Technician, Elder Supplemental and District I, II, IIA, and III Kitchen Staff.
• Ensure all vendor accounts are accurate, paid up to date and filed on a weekly basis according to the Office of Management and Budgets Financial Managements Orientation manual.
• Assist with the preparation and distribution meeting minutes, handouts, interoffice communications and processes incoming and outgoing mail.
• Assists with the collections, review and occasionally sign and submit timesheets for All Elder Care departments.
• Assists with maintaining and ordering of supplies for All Elder Care Programs.
• Assist with new employee orientation for kitchen, and office staff.
• Assist with scheduled Elder activities and social events.
• Comply with all safety rules.
• Answer phones, takes accurate messages.
• Assist with Grants and Budgeting.

• Work is generally exclusively in doors in a controlled climate area.
• Nature of work is such that incumbent experiences infrequent periods of modest stress levels due to workload.
• Hours are typically 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
• Local and Non local travel is required.
• Participation in Title VI annual, Bi-annual conferences, and trainings.
• Work from home may be permissible with a signed telework agreement.

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359

Fax: (320) 532-7492