Career Opportunities

Work and Live in the Bitterroot Valley!

The Council on Aging is located in Hamilton, MT, the county seat for Ravalli County. Nestled between the Bitterroot and Sapphire mountains the Council on Aging has served seniors throughout Ravalli County since 1979. Year round outdoor activities include hiking, biking, skiing, and fishing. Nearby wilderness areas and rivers are perfect for exploring, kayaking, rafting, and tubing. Communities in Ravalli County offer the best of small town living but is only 40+ miles from the Missoula International airport and metro area. Live and work with a great team in a great place!

The Ravalli County Council on Aging falls under Missoula Aging Services, the Area Agency on Aging for both Missoula and Ravalli Counties. Our talented and dedicated staff are committed to our mission of Providing the Opportunity for Independence. We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer. To apply for an open position, please email your completed pdf or word doc application along with your cover letter to . You may include your resume, however a resume will not be accepted in lieu of the employment application.

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Open Positions

Cooks Helper–Hamilton Meals on Wheels Kitchen


Employee provides day to day assistance to the Lead Cook with the preparation of meals for the Ravalli County Council on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program.  Most work is performed on site at the RCCOA Site Kitchen. Additional duties are to include monitoring and assisting with the Darby Congregate Meal and Meals on Wheels sites in conjunction with the Hamilton Site Cook and the RCCOA’s Kitchen Supervisor. This is a Part-Time position, 30-35 hours per week, Monday-Friday. Starting wage is $10.15 /hr. Earned vacation, Health Reimbursement Account, paid mileage, and Simple IRA available.

The work is typically performed in an office setting or food preparation setting.  Regular lifting of up to 40 (forty) pounds is required.  Moderate travel within Ravalli County is required.  The use of a personal vehicle may be required (paid mileage). Employee must be able to stand for extended periods. Council on Aging kitchen is a fast paced environment, and requires coordination and timing to produce the meal, package the meal, and prepare totes for delivery prior to arrival of volunteer delivery drivers.

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Senior Resource Specialist

Performs varied professional tasks designed to educate and assist seniors and persons with disabilities with resources to meet their needs in community-based programs. These activities include researching, identifying and providing information about human services, maintaining electronic and manual resource files, assisting with accessing services available in the community. Knowledge of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid programs preferred.  The work is performed in a team environment, mainly in office, but may include visiting clients in their homes. Employee confers with Program manager, other Information & Assistance staff, and Executive Director to plan, organize, monitor, and evaluate program activities. Use of personal vehicle may be required  for travel within Ravalli County and Missoula County. May require occasional lifting or moving up to 25 lbs.

This is a full-time position M-F, 8-5. Starting wage $12.80 – $13.10 DOE. Benefits include earned vacation and sick time, Health Reimbursement Account, paid mileage, and access to Simple IRA.


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