102 Benefits Coordinator Jobs in United States

Volunteers Of America Of Illinois
Chicago, IL | Other
2 Months Ago
Gw Berkheimer
Portage, IN | Full Time
$55k-69k (estimate)
2 Days Ago
Brighton Health Plan Solutions, Llc
New York, NY | Full Time
$57k-71k (estimate)
2 Days Ago
Paramus Public Schools
Paramus, NJ | Other
$66k-82k (estimate)
4 Days Ago
Hinderer Motor Company
Heath, OH | Full Time
$67k-83k (estimate)
5 Days Ago
Swinerton
Bethel Island, CA | Full Time
$64k-79k (estimate)
6 Days Ago
Swinerton
Concord CA, CA | Full Time
$67k-83k (estimate)
6 Days Ago
Appalachian's Edge
Falkville, AL | Full Time
$67k-83k (estimate)
7 Days Ago
Appalachian's Edge
Meridianville, AL | Full Time
$67k-83k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Drs. Fine, Hoffman & Sims, Llc
Eugene, OR | Full Time
$41k-51k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Drs. Fine, Hoffman & Sims, Llc
Walton, OR | Full Time
$41k-51k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Braaten & Company | Aflac
Lake Park, MN | Part Time | Full Time
$51k-63k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Braaten & Company | Aflac
Foley, MN | Part Time | Full Time
$53k-65k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Robert Half
RIO RANCHO, NM | Temporary
$74k-93k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Mays Home Health
Antlers, OK | Full Time
1 Week Ago
Mcdaniel Agency Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge, LA | Full Time
1 Week Ago
Braaten & Company | Aflac
Saint Joseph, MN | Full Time | Part Time
$53k-66k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Braaten & Company | Aflac
Monticello, MN | Part Time | Full Time
$55k-67k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Senior Benefits Unlimited Inc.
Banner Elk, NC | Other | Full Time | Part Time | Contractor
$38k-47k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Senior Benefits Unlimited Inc.
Atlantic Beach, NC | Contractor | Other | Full Time | Part Time
$40k-49k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Senior Benefits Unlimited Inc.
Browns Summit, NC | Part Time | Full Time | Other | Contractor
$41k-52k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Senior Benefits Unlimited Inc.
Atlantic, NC | Other | Part Time | Contractor | Full Time
$40k-49k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Senior Benefits Unlimited Inc.
Fairview, NC | Contractor | Part Time | Full Time | Other
$40k-50k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Senior Benefits Unlimited Inc.
Mc Leansville, NC | Other | Contractor | Part Time | Full Time
$41k-52k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Senior Benefits Unlimited Inc.
Blowing Rock, NC | Part Time | Contractor | Other | Full Time
$39k-48k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Senior Benefits Unlimited Inc.
Ellenboro, NC | Part Time | Contractor | Other | Full Time
$41k-51k (estimate)
1 Week Ago

Benefits Coordinator

Other 2 Months Ago

Job Details

Level:    Experienced
Job Location:    Corporate Office - Chicago, IL
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    4 Year Degree
Salary Range:    $42,000.00 - $50,000.00 Salary/year
Travel Percentage:    Up to 25%
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Nonprofit - Social Services

Description

Summary of Position: The Benefits Coordinator is responsible for helping low-income individuals and households apply (and re-apply) for Social Security Income Benefits. In addition, Benefits Coordinators will screen clients for other resources they may qualify for, including SNAP, TANF, and other external and internal income supports. 

 

Position Type: This is a full-time position and reports to the Project Director.

 

Work Environment: This position operates as a hybrid-work model. Employees who remain in good standing will be allowed to work remotely and in person as needed. The work hours are typically Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, but subject to change if needed.

 

Responsibilities:

· Interviews clients to determine eligibility for benefits and assists them with completing application forms for State and Federal benefit programs.

· Obtain SOAR (SSI/SSDI, Outreach, Access & Recovery) Certification. This process will be used to assist individuals who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and low-income apply for the Social Security Administration's (SSA) disability programs: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).

· Collaborates with clients to complete SSI/SSDI applications following program policies and procedures, and writes a Medical Summary Report to support SSI/SSDI applications.

· Communicates with clients, SSA, Medical Records Departments, and other agencies to complete the SSI/SSDI application process.

· Participates, as needed, in weekly/monthly SOAR Coordination Meetings and act as agency liaison with SOAR Technical Assistance (TA) Specialist.

· Helps gather requisite evidence from medical, military, community, and other sources to support benefits determinations by Disability Determination Services (DDS) of the SSA and any other state benefits.

· Works collaboratively with SSA, DDS, community providers, and other key stakeholders.

· Upholds the mission and values of VOA of Illinois at all times.

 

Other Duties: As assigned by supervisor.

 

Physical Demands: Physical demands may be a part of the essential functions of this position, especially as it relates to the capacity to move freely around with one of VOA's community vehicles helping to transport clients or meet them in the community as needed. Reasonable accommodations for the physical demands of the position's essential functions can be considered and made when possible in response to a specific request.

Qualifications


Minimum Qualifications:

· High school diploma or GED
· Must obtain SOAR certification no later than within 30 days from the start of employment
· Experience in service management, including organizing, problem-solving, and advocating.
· Experience and demonstrated proficiency/success in leveraging and working with community resources.
· Ability to communicate effectively and maintain good relations with clients and employees.
· Excellent communication, writing, attention to detail, and organization skills.
· Individual must have a valid driver's license in the state of Illinois, have access to a safe and reliable vehicle during all work hours, and have adequate and current vehicle insurance.
· Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially spreadsheets, database, and reporting tools.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree
· Case Management and public benefits screening experience
· Bilingual in Spanish and English

 

Volunteers of America of Illinois provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Reasonable accommodations are available and will be provided to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. Generally, the individual with a disability must inform VOA of IL that an accommodation is needed.

WEBSITE

voaillinois.org

HEADQUARTERS

Chicago, IL

SIZE

25 - 50

Show more

Volunteers Of America Of Illinois
Other
$52k-68k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Volunteers Of America Of Illinois
Other
$87k-112k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Volunteers Of America Of Illinois
Other
$100k-135k (estimate)
1 Month Ago

If you are interested in becoming a Benefits Coordinator, you need to understand the job requirements and the detailed related responsibilities. Of course, a good educational background and an applicable major will also help in job hunting. Below are some tips on how to become a Benefits Coordinator for your reference.

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of an Accountant.

Quotes from people on Benefits Coordinator job description and responsibilities

Benefits coordinators often research existing packages and use collected data to create new plans.

04/18/2022: Saint Louis, MO

Because many benefits are subject to local, state and federal regulations, benefits coordinators monitor compliance regularly.

03/23/2022: New Orleans, LA

They also monitor trends so they can recommend benefits that are likely to attract qualified candidates.

04/13/2022: Dayton, OH

The Benefits Coordinator communicates the organization’s pay philosophy to employees.

01/21/2022: Tulsa, OK

Benefits Coordinator serves as a compensation coordinator, a training coordinator, an employee assistance counseling coordinator, a management coach, an employee relations specialist, an onsite recruiting coordinator, and a problem solver.

04/05/2022: Long Beach, CA

Step 2: Knowing the best tips for becoming an Accountant can help you explore the needs of the position and prepare for the job-related knowledge well ahead of time.

Career tips from people on Benefits Coordinator jobs

Benefits coordinators also help employees understand leave policies and oversee COBRA, or the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, and Family and Medical Leave Act usage.

02/09/2022: Albuquerque, NM

Some benefits coordinators also track employee payroll data, such as vacation time and sick leave.

02/22/2022: Racine, WI

To be effective and reliable advisers on employee benefits, benefits coordinators must have up-to-date knowledge on applicable laws.

03/17/2022: Waterloo, IA

Benefits coordinators correspond with employees' physicians, maintain employee attendance records and confer with payroll processors throughout the FMLA absence.

01/22/2022: Albany, NY

Managing significant environmental aspects.

04/08/2022: Lompoc, CA

Step 3: View the best colleges and universities for Benefits Coordinator.

Butler University
Carroll College
Cooper Union
High Point University
Princeton University
Providence College
Show more