Program Assistant in Meriden, CT at ResCare

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Meriden, CT
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Job Description


Title: Program Assistant

Job Category: Administrative/Secretarial

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Program Assistant.

Are you passionate about helping others? Dont miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Program Assistant Responsibilities

The Program Assistant provides administrative and operational support to South Central One-Stop system, the Regional Director and the South Central One-Stop system staff.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Filing incoming TANF and WIOA materials such as eligibility and verification documentation, employment plans, progress reports, copies of credentials according to file system.
  • Searching for and investigating information contained in files, maintaining a file tracking system, keeping files current and supplying information from file data or remove files upon request; purging files in accordance with local, State and Federal regulations.
  • Collect WIOA eligibility documents and schedule intake appointments with Career Advisors. 
  • Covering the reception and career center areas, answering phones, greeting customers and assisting job seekers, on an as needed basis.
  • Providing administrative support and completing special projects as assigned by the Director and Managers. 
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

Specific Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED required.


  • Related clerical experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 2000 is required.
  • Must be detail-oriented and understand filing systems.
  • Must be very organized and have the ability to handle a fast-paced office environment and multiple tasks simultaneously.

Additional Information


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.