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Representative Payee

Directions in Independent Living, Inc.
7 reviews
512 West State Street, Olean, NY 14760
$16 an hour - Part-time

Location

512 West State Street, Olean, NY 14760

Benefits
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  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Essential Function

To assist and educate consumers on money management skills through the process of budgeting monthly expenses to ensure consumers’ needs are met in compliance with Social Security guidelines.

Principal Activities

Educate consumers on money management skills while budgeting monthly expenses

Advocates on behalf of the consumer with utility companies, landlords, and others to maintain a healthy living environment

Documents all advocacy activity in an accurate, organized filing and tracking system and assure quality service delivery by monitoring program activities, records, data filing and summarizing information

Maintains up to date check registers for each consumer, with appropriate documentation when needed

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational meetings, trainings and workshops

Able to refer interagency and community resources as needed

Professional communication with businesses and agencies

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed or requested by supervisor and/or CEO

This position is Part Time to Full Time as caseload grows

Job Qualifications

High School diploma with 2 years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities

Associate’s degree preferred

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Proficiency in Word, Excel and other related computer programs

Demonstrated financial skills

Ability to multi-task

Experience and understanding of diversity issues and able to work effectively with clients and cooperatively with co-workers.

Time/Goal oriented

Able to maintain professionalism while adapting to diverse situations

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $16.00 per hour

Expected hours: 35 per week

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person
  • Office

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person