NOEP Coordinator (SNAP Specialist)

Full Time
Rockland County
Posted 1 month ago

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About:Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland (CCCSR) was established in 1996 by the County’s 18 parishes to address the needs of the most vulnerable residents of our community. Key services include eviction prevention, emergency financial assistance, food security, immigration legal support and sheltering homeless individuals from the cold from November through April
Job Description:CCCSR has an immediate opening for a full-time NOEP COORDINATOR to conduct outreach and assist underprivileged and underserved individuals and families with eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly the Food Stamp Program) through advocacy, information, referral and case assistance. The NOEP Coordinator position is an integral part of the CCCSR Food Security services and is supported by Hunger Solutions of New York through its Nutrition Outreach Education Program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.• Conduct outreach and education activities regarding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP – previously food stamps) eligibility in accordance with the NOEP contract. • Plan and execute outreach to clients potentially eligible for SNAP Benefits at locations throughout Rockland County. • Interview clients to pre-screen for SNAP eligibility and assist eligible applicants in the completion and submission of SNAP applications to the Rockland County Department of Social Services. • Follow-up with clients to determine results and maintain records to track client outcomes. Utilize web-based database to track client information and outcomes. • Meet all contractual goals in a timely manner. • Develop and maintain good communication with other agencies within Rockland County to facilitate inter-agency referrals. • Attend community outreach events, fairs and forums as appropriate. • Provide case management and advocacy assistance to clients as needed. Skill and
Skill and Education Required:• Bachelor’s Degree or High School Diploma with a minimum of two years of experience in social services or other human services • Prior experience working with low-income communities (preferred) • Bilingual, Spanish and English • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team • Willingness to travel throughout Rockland County and to participate in trainings as needed in Albany and elsewhere
How to apply:Email your resume and cover letter to LuAnn Kelley at LuAnn.Kelley@archny.org. Or mail to Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland, 78 Hudson Ave, Haverstraw, NY 10927 attention: LuAnn Kelley.

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