JOB TITLE: ENTITLEMENT SPECIALIST
REPORTS TO: PROGRAM DIRECTOR
LOCATION: BRONX, NY
The Entitlement Specialist helps clients address their benefits needs. Assist with navigating the assorted agencies to address barriers within a community setting that is consistent with their goals.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
High School diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred. Two years of relevant experience with special need population facing strong barriers towards benefits. Bilingual Spanish preferred. Excellent communication and computer skills. Comfortable working closely with others in a stressful environment.
AGENCY PROFILE & EMPLOYEE EXPECTATIONS:
Westhab is the premier organization of our kind in our region, providing housing and supportive services or more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission – Building Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE)