Commission on Aging


We are HiringCharlevoix County Commission on Aging is seeking a full-time Food Service Manager.  This position is Monday through Friday, 7:30a – 4:30p for up to 40 hours a week.  No holidays or weekends.  This position functions as the supervisor of the entire COA nutritional program; for providing a successful nutrition program that includes Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals and Special Even Meals for the Commission on Aging.  This position is also responsible for the day to day ordering, training, testing and back up cooking and cleaning within the Senior Center kitchens.  This position based out of the Commission on Aging Office but works within all Charlevoix County Senior Center locations.  The right person needs have track record of high-quality customer service, and we would prefer an Associates Degree in nutrition, culinary arts, or Certification in Dietary Management or the equivalent experience and training.  We are looking for a Team builder, great communicator, strong collaborator and innovative thinker who is outgoing, dependable, and flexible.  You must possess the physical abilities to lift to 50 pounds maximum and transfer items to and from vehicles and/or dining and office facilities. You must possess a valid driver’s license to travel from one location to another. Mileage will be paid if a Fleet or County vehicle is unavailable.  Applications are available for download from the Charlevoix County website “Employment Opportunities” page, and need to be submitted by Monday, February 25, 2019 either via email to, or via mail to:  Human Resources, 301 State St., Charlevoix, MI  49720.  Charlevoix County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Charlevoix County Offices and Services OPEN & running even when schools are closed.  We want to make sure our aging community has a warm place to be and a warm meal.  We also want to make sure that if at all possible our home bound clients get a warm meal also.   We encourage any seniors venturing out to utilize Charlevoix will need to call for services. Thank you and stay safe and warm.


Department Contact                                    

tn_coa_office_zoomedMonday-Friday 7:30 - 4:30
Phone: 231-237-0103
Fax:     231-237-0105

218 W. Garfield Avenue
Charlevoix , MI 49720

(share building with Health Dept)

Amy Wieland: Executive Director
Sheri Shepard
: Assistant Director
Theresa Graham: Office Manager
Sally Nye: Database Coordinator
Tracey Rupinski,RN,BA: Director of Health Care Services
Debbie LaCount: Food Services Manager
Kevin Clements: Senior Program Facilitator

The Mission of the Charlevoix County Commission on Aging is to provide the highest quality senior (aging) services in partnership with the community. We focus our efforts on advocacy and support for seniors (the aging community) and their caregivers by promoting health, wellness, and education to achieve a dignified and enriched quality of life.

 What We Do:
The Charlevoix County Commission on Aging is your resource for highly qualified, professional services, programs and resource material including:  
Foot Care
Home Delivered Meals                     
                                                                           In- Home Health Services      
Senior Center Meals                                                                                                    In-Home Respite       
Senior Center Activities/Events/Education & Outreach                                        Personal Care Assistance   
Medicare/Medicaid Assistance planning                                                                Homemaker Program      
Health Care Service Clinics: Blood Pressure Check, Hearing Check, Hearing Aid Cleaning and Repair, Etc.