Location: New York , NY
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S:US is looking for an experienced Entitlements Specialist to support our Veterans' Services
About the Position
The Entitlements Specialist will be responsible for assisting very low-income Veterans and Veteran families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. In doing so, you will screen, assess, and follow-up with the participants in order to rapidly assign cases and address issues. The Entitlements Specialist supports veterans during every step of their benefits/entitlements application, recertification, and renewal processes as a means of maximizing income, accessing resources and care, and improving overall housing stability.
About Veterans Service
The Veterans Services at S:US is one of the largest veterans' services providers in NYC. We serve the needs of veterans, many of which satisfy the federal guidelines for "very low-income," in order to help them rise above the greatest barriers to independence and a full community embrace. Our Veterans Services include Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) New York City and Long Island, education to employment, and employment services.
Salary: $45,000 - $48,500 / year
- Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, and Life Insurance
- Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FS)
- 403(b) Retirement Plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
- Commuter Plan
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) & Holidays
- Wellness Initiatives and Employee Assistance Program
- Able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 virus
- Experience working in the Homeless Shelter system / Veteran Services preferred
- 2 years of experience in public benefits administration, homeless services, or combination of education and experience
- Veteran or member of Veteran family preferred
At S:US, we are a nonprofit with a staff of 1,800 providing $245 million in services annually working to drive scalable solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances for people with disabilities, people in poverty, and people facing homelessness. Our efforts are supported by various local, state, and federal government entities as well as foundations, corporations, and individual donors. We take what we learn on the ground and use it to change systems and impact policy. We work with communities and individuals in every corner of the city and on Long Island by delivering high quality services that address the complex circumstances of each person in order to transform lives, improve neighborhoods, and boost future generations.
Our short application process takes less than 3 minutes on your phone, tablet, or computer.
Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.