Office Assistant in Wichita Falls
Health and Human Services Commission/Office of Eligibility Services
The Health and Human Services Commission helps low-income families/individuals with basic food, financial, medical and nursing home assistance.
Volunteers are needed to help with such tasks as: handle and process mail, complete reports, agency and community referrals, assist applicants complete forms for assistance, file, collate forms, date stamp forms, complete receipts for individuals turning in documents and verification, receptionist and switchboard duties and/or interpreting services.
Volunteers in this placement receive valuable experience by learning new skills, meeting new people, and obtaining an insight into social service programs. For others, volunteering at HHSC helps them to keep their professional skills alive while at the same time making a positive contribution to a program that helps people in need.
About Health and Human Services Commission/Office of Eligibility Services
28 Western Plaza Drive, Amarillo, TX 79109, US
The mission of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is to provide the leadership and direction and foster the spirit of innovation needed to achieve an efficient and effective health and human services system for Texans. Volunteer Services mission is to enhance human services through community involvement.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission offers a learning opportunity in the Eligibility Services Program. This program helps to provide low-income families with basic food, financial and medical assistance through the following programs: SNAP, (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, (TANF) and Medicaid. Tasks available are varied and placement is based upon the volunteer's interest, capability and the availability of openings. This placement offers valuable insight into social services and the relationships between federal, state, community and individual needs.