Aging and Disability Services
The Fiscal Assistant will provide administrative and fiscal assistance to the Director. Assist the Director and staff by managing and supporting program budgetary and administrative activities. Develop, implement, and maintain budget, financial procedures, and financial files. This individual is expected to be the coordinator of all clerical/administrative/fiscal duties for the department. Daily attendance is an essential function of this position.
The Aging and Disability Services (ADS) Director will manage and direct the Tribal Aging and Disability Benefits Program and associated staff. This position will work in partnership with tribal health and human services agencies and Aging and Disability Resources Centers (ADRCs) in the tribes’ service area to ensure that tribal members receive culturally appropriate information about ADRC services and are able to comfortably and effectively access long term care services.
The Elder Benefits Specialist (EBS) for Great Lakes Intertribal Council (GLITC) provides Tribal Elders 55 years of age and older, with information, assistance, and advocacy, in areas of tribal and public benefits, housing and consumer issues. The EBS is responsible for coordinating outreach and education to Tribal Elder persons and service providers in the community. The EBS acts as a consultant with an expertise in Tribal Elder benefits. Daily attendance is an essential job function of this position.
The Tribal Dementia Care Specialist (DCS) works in partnership with the Tribal Health and Human Services agencies and Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) in the assigned tribes service area to ensure that the Indian Health Service (IHS) eligible individuals receive culturally appropriate information and are able to comfortably and effectively access dementia and long term care programs and services. The Tribal DCS will have three primary goals: facilitate dementia friendly community efforts, train staff in tribal departments to be dementia capable, and support people with dementia and their family members.