Employment Opportunities

Blair Senior Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability. Further, it is the intent and practice of the Agency to comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations that govern these matters. Because of the basic nature of the Agency, particular attention will be given to older persons and all other legally protected groups under this policy.       

 

Insurance Counselor

Blair Senior Services, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging for Blair County and a non-profit organization, is seeking qualified applicants to fill a part-time position located in our downtown Altoona office.  The responsibilities of this position include counseling consumers regarding their Medicare, Supplemental Health Insurance and Prescription Drug Plan options.

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and five years relevant experience, or an Associate’s Degree and three years relevant experience or a Bachelor’s Degree and one year relevant experience.  In addition, applicants must have excellent communication and problem solving skills, advanced computer skills and a genuine empathy and respect for the individuals and families seeking assistance. Access to a vehicle and a valid PA driver’s license are also required. The starting hourly wage is commensurate with experience and we offer an excellent benefit package including paid vacation and sick time.  

Interested applicants may apply in person between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., send a completedapplication (see link below), or a resume with three work-related references to:

Blair Senior Services, Inc.

1320 12th Avenue

Altoona, PA 16601 

EOE/M/F

 

 VEHICLE OPERATOR- FULL TIME or PART TIME

Blair Senior Services, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging for Blair County and a non-profit organization, is seeking qualified applicants to fill a full-time and a part-time position located in our Hollidaysburg office.  We provide over 120,000 trips annually to Blair County residents and average 25 vehicles in operation each work day.  As a result of the high demand for service, we’re looking for qualified applicants to transport consumers throughout the county in our Ford F350 Mini-Buses. 

Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, have a current valid PA driver’s license, a good driving record and have a genuine empathy and respect for older persons and/or persons with special needs.  Applicants must be able to assist consumers using a variety of mobility devices.  The starting hourly wage is $8.72 and we offer an excellent benefit package that includes paid vacation and sick time.  

 Interested applicants may apply in person between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., send a completed application (see link below), or a resume with three work-related references to:

Blair Senior Services, Inc.

1320 12th Avenue

Altoona, PA 16601 

                                                                                                EOE/M/F                                                                                                                                                                      

EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR

Blair Senior Services, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging for Blair County and a non-profit organization, is seeking qualified applicants to instruct exercise classes such as Yoga for Seniors, Zumba Gold and other classes of interest at various Senior Centers within Blair County.  This is a casual status position with the hours based on class schedules.  The starting hourly wage is $10.00 per hour.

Applicants must be currently certified to instruct Yoga for Seniors and Zumba Gold or be willing to gain certification that will be paid for by the Agency.  A high school diploma or equivalent and one year of group exercise instruction experience is preferred.  Candidates must have excellent verbal communication skills including the ability to motivate others and have access to transportation to travel between class locations. 

Interested applicants may apply in person between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., send a completed application (see link below), or a resume with three work-related references to:

Blair Senior Services, Inc.

1320 12th Avenue

Altoona, PA 16601-3308

EOE/M/F

 

Applications and resumes will only be accepted when open positions are advertised. Blair Senior Services, Inc. requires that all employees successfully complete a pre-employment background check and other testing, as required, as a condition of employment. 

 If you have questions regarding specific positions, please contact the Human Resources Department at    (814) 946-1235. Click for access to the Agency's Employment Application.