Consumer Resource Aide, Corning

  • General Information
    • Job Title:
      Consumer Resource Aide
    • Location:
      • Corning, NY, 14830
      • United States
    • Base Pay:
      $17.35 – $17.50 / Hour
    • Manage Others:
      No
  • Description

    Consumer Resource Aide (Steuben OFA – Corning) –   If you are enthusiastic about a full-time career with benefits, that offers meaningful assistance to older persons/ individuals with disabilities and their families by providing them information, resources, and application assistance, and you have the minimum of an Associate degree in a qualifying field, we encourage you to apply for our Consumer Resource Aide (CRA) position with the Steuben County Office for Aging at the Corning location.

    The CRA will coordinate and manage health insurance/benefits assistance and access to long term services and supports in Steuben County under the Benefits Access and NY Connects Programs.  Key responsibilities of the position include maintaining current knowledge of health insurance programs including Medicare, Medicaid, EPIC, the Affordable Care Act as it pertains to Medicare, and more; screening customers to determine their needs and assisting with the application processes as needed.

    Daily tasks can include customer intake and follow up, maintaining case notes and data in agency-approved software and collecting data needed for reporting purposes. Maintaining resource materials and participation in community outreach will be part of the responsibilities of this position.  The CRA must positively promote the program and maintain the strictest level of confidentiality at all times.

  • Requirements

    The CRA requires at least an Associate Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Gerontology or a related field and two years of relevant experience – or – an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    To be successful in this position, the CRA will have strong interpersonal/communication skills, computer and organizational skills and the ability to work independently with excellent attention to detail.  The ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds and a valid driver’s license meeting agency standards are required.

  • Summary

    Submit your application by sending a letter of interest, resume and completed employment application, by July 20, 2021, to: Human Resources, Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc.  117 E. Steuben St.  Bath, NY  14810, or email to: Jobs@proactioninc.org.

    It is the policy of Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc not to discriminate against any applicant or employee, intern, volunteer, etc., based on race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), color, creed, religion (including wearing attire, clothing or facial hair in accordance with the tenets of religion), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and transgender status), gender identity or expression, reproductive health decisions, familial status, national origin, physical or mental disability (including gender dysphoria and being a certified medical marijuana patient), genetic information (including predisposing genetic characteristics), age (18 and over), veteran status, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, certain arrest or conviction records, domestic violence victim status, and any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.