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Family Caregiver Support Program Advocate

South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments
April 13, 2021
Greenville, South Carolina

ACOG is seeking a Family Caregiver Support Program Advocate to advocate for individuals who provide
care for a family member in their home within the six-county South Carolina Appalachian Region. This
position will provide information and assistance about community resources and authorize funding for
appropriate services as defined under the Older American Act and State Revenue. The Family Caregiver
Support Program Advocate will conduct interviews and assessments over the phone and eventually in
person as COVID restrictions allow. Prioritizing services, processing invoices, and balancing a budget is
required for this position. Qualified applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years of experience in social work, public health, nursing,
accounting, or a related field; OR equivalent combinations of training and experience with demonstrated
competence to fulfill duties assigned to this position. Candidates who have Certified Nursing Assistant or
related experience are preferred, and Certified Dementia Trainers are preferred. Must become State Health
Insurance Plan (SHIP) certified and Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) certified within one
year of hire
April 12, 2021
Appalachian Council of Governments
Attn: Tim Womack
30 Century Circle
Greenville, SC 29607
Tim Womack
(864) 242-9733