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Welfare & Outside Appointments Liason

  • Job Tracking ID: 512763-556341
  • Job Location: Paterson, NJ
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: February 03, 2017
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

General Responsibilities



  1. Drive and escort clients to medical, welfare and court in Passaic County and other NJ Counties

  2. keep record of client appointments

  3. Assist clients in obtaining necessary documents for application to Welfare benefits, including but not limited to copies of birth certificates, marriage licenses, Social Security cards and Judgments of Conviction.

  4. Apply and follow up with Passaic/Hudson  County Social Services on further enrollment procedures.

  5. Arrange appointments with social workers in Passaic County to enroll clients to applicable programs.

  6. Ensure that all clients’ Welfare check/cards and Food Stamp cards are obtained from the appropriate Social Service office and that all designated monies are deposited in the designated Straight & Narrow accounts.

  7. Report to Social Service sites to close cases of those clients who have left or completed the program.

  8. Return Social Security cards of all the clients who did not collect them prior to leaving the program to Social Security Administration.

  9. Track clients’ Food Stamps and Welfare Funds, document all monies and monthly earnings and present a detailed report to Director of Finance and Security Accountant as requested.

  10. Coordinate public assistance benefits for clients through their primary counselor

  11. Provide education on welfare/medical benefits process for staff and clients as scheduled.

  1. Perform other tasks as assigned by the supervisor including monitoring of clients on the residential units







Experience and Skills:


Qualifications: High School diploma/GED , Associates degree preferred.  Computer knowledge (Microsoft, excel, PP) excellent interpersonal skills and ability to follow supervision. Valid NJ driver's license with good driving record. 




Benefits Included but limited to:

Full Medical benefits, dental and vision

paid Vacation Days

paid Personal Days

Paid Holidays

paid Sick Days

Retirement Savings Plan with employer match

Among many other benefits


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