Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) Volunteer (Yuma County)


(32.70525,-114.6125)
 

Cause Areas

When

Wed Jun 29, 2016 08:00 AM - Fri Dec 30, 2016 05:00 PM

Where

1235 S. Redondo Center DriveYuma, AZ 85365


About

Brief Description:

The Benefits Enrollment program is designed to ensure that older adults (age 65+) in Western Arizona and younger adults with disabilities are enrolled into the public benefit programs for which they are eligible. The Benefits Enrollment program will focus on: Nutrition Assistance (SNAP), which assists with food costs; the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which assists with utility bills; Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs), which assist with Medicare premiums; Extra Help, which assists with Medicare Part D prescriptions costs; and Medicaid, which assists with healthcare and long-term care costs.

Job Summary:

The BEC volunteer will assist in connecting clients with public benefit programs. The volunteer will provide clients with benefits education, screen them for eligibility, and help to enroll them into all public benefits for which they are eligible. The volunteer will also educate members of the community about available benefit programs. The volunteer will provide assistance and referrals on other issues as needed.

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Speaking
  • Spanish

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
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