Commission on Aging

We Are Hiring!
Beaver Island Site Coordinator 
Employer:  Charlevoix County
Department:  Commission on Aging / Maintenance
Position: Site Coordinator
Pay Range:  $14.55 to start, full time (40 hours) with benefits Monday through Friday with one Sunday per month, Sept. to Apr.   

This position is responsible for the daily COA senior services for Beaver Island residents and will be based in the Charlevoix County Center. This position also coordinates programs, services, staff travel and other needs between the mainland and the island.  As this position is based in the Charlevoix County Building, which is also home to other county services provided on the island, this position will also coordinate staffing and building needs between the mainland and island which may include but not be limited to:  cleaning of offices and bathroom, clearing of doorways and entrance area, delivery of home delivered meals (and/or packaging/preparation as needed) pickup and drop off of supplies, orders or staff from the ferry or airports as needed in conjunction with administration, maintenance, building safety or other departments, and may be asked to travel to the county’s lighthouse facility on occasion.  The right person must be willing to learn new skills or take on new duties as necessary, as well as being flexible and willing to assist as needed.  Travel for county business will be completed with the use of county vehicles located on the island.

You must possess the physical abilities to lift a maximum of 50 pounds and transfer items to and from vehicles and/or dining and office facilities. 
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. 
Must be able to answer phones, perform basic office duties and operate a computer

This is primarily an indoor position, working in an office space both with co-workers, and at times, as the only person present.  Occasional outdoor needs, such as deliveries to seniors or group outings may occur from time to time.  This office is located in a building shared with sheriff/jail staff and their facilities, as well as Transit vehicles and personnel.

How to Apply: Cover letter, resume AND Charlevoix County employment application (located on the “employment opportunities” page of must be submitted AS ONE PACKAGE via email: via walk in or mail:  Human Resources, 301 State St., Charlevoix, MI  49720

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

Department Contact                                    

tn_coa_office_zoomedOffice Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm
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
Paul Tate: Food Services Manager
Kevin Clements: Senior Program Facilitator

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.