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Outreach Specialist - Bilingual Spanish Required

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RiseBoro Community Partnership | Brooklyn, NY
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RiseBoro Community Partnership


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Published 22 days ago

$17 - $19/hour

POSITION

Outreach Specialist, Food Support Connections

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Part time– 20-25 hours/week

SALARY

$17-$19/hour

REPORTS TO

Benefits and Outreach Supervisor

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Outreach Specialist will:

·        Perform outreach at community organizations within the catchment area

·        Conduct educational workshops and presentations at community partner organizations

·        Travel with laptop computer and educational materials to various agencies, sites and events

·        Prescreen clients for SNAP eligibility using United Way of New York approved software and screen clients for all other public benefits through Access NYC

·        Educate client on his or her rights and responsibilities pertaining to SNAP eligibility

·        Educate client on documents needed for interview and the options available for document submission, such as upload through mobile phone

·        Assist eligible clients with completion of SNAP application online and on paper

·        Set up interviews for client at his or her local Human Resources Administration (HRA)

·        Submit applications through Paperless Office System (POS) and documentation through the Easy Access system

·        Follow up with client post-interview, to ensure timely receipt of SNAP benefits

·        Work on evening and weekends, as required

·        Other duties as assigned


COMPETENCIES

·        BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH Required

·    Dynamic, able to multi-task and work independently

·        A willingness to work as a team member and with a diverse population


EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or Equivalency

POSITION

Outreach Specialist, Food Support Connections

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Part time– 20-25 hours/week

SALARY

$17-$19/hour

REPORTS TO

Benefits and Outreach Supervisor

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Outreach Specialist will…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required

Benefits

  • Holidays: The RiseBoro observes 12 holidays, annually
  • Holidays: The RiseBoro observes 12 holidays, annually

Level of Language Proficiency

BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH Required

BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH Required

How to Apply

SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO

Kesha Jagdeo, Director of Empowerment Services, kjagdeo@riseboro.org

SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO

Kesha Jagdeo, Director of Empowerment Services, kjagdeo@riseboro.org

Location

184 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237

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