Bachelor of Arts or Science degree is required, preferably in the health or
human services related field; a master’s degree is preferred.*
least one year of full-time paid experience working directly with multiple
people with dementia and family/informal caregivers (e.g., providing direct
care, caregiver support, support group facilitation, residential care
management, home care).*
· Currently certified as a
Social Worker in the State of Wisconsin, or ability to be certified within two
years of hiring.
and knowledge regarding older adults, dementia, dementia care and support,
family and informal caregiver needs, and challenging behaviors.
and experience in facilitating small group learning and discussion programs.
with family caregivers of people with dementia and family dynamics.
in developing collaborative relationships, preferably with community
organizations and health care professionals.
in public speaking and engaging community members and professionals.
in program development, implementation, and creation of reports.
ability to provide culturally competent services and supports.
ability to function independently and be resourceful in the roles undertaken.
ability to adjust work hours to meet with program participants and to provide
community and employer outreach and educational programs.
computer skills, including ability to record and report program data and
valid Wisconsin driver’s license and the ability to travel for community events
and to make home visits.
Please see full job description for additional requirements.