Disability Benefits Specialist & Intake Coordinator
MAKE A DIFFERENCE UNITY of Greater New Orleans, a collaborative of 50 agencies providing housing and services to unhoused persons, seeks caring professionals committed to social justice for the following positions:
1) Disability Benefits Specialist to assist unhoused people with mental and physical disabilities to qualify for disability benefits (SSI). Accompany street outreach team to meet clients on the street, work with clients to obtain documentation of disability and drive clients to appointments. Required: Experience working with people with mental or physical disabilities, excellent writing and analytical skills.
2) Intake Coordinator to assist street outreach team with client data entry and identification of housing needs. Required: Good people skills, good writing and computer ability. Desired: Experience working with unhoused persons, or persons with physical or mental disabilities. Competitive salaries commensurate with experience and qualifications, excellent benefits.