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Eligibility Specialist, Child Care Assistance Prog

Company: FurstStaffing
Location: Rockford
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe're Looking for Someone Who Loves ChildrenIf your heart is in helping families secure safe, enriching child care and you're bilingual, FurstStaffing wants to talk to you. We have an immediate opening for a temp-to-hire Eligibility Specialist, Child Care Assistance Program within an empowering Rockford organization.The Eligibility Specialist will determine family eligibility for child care provider reimbursement and manage all aspects of child care eligibility cases, providing excellent customer service and communication. Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm

Eligibility Specialist, Child Care Assistance Program Job Requirements:1. Associates degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent education and/or experience in social work, customer service or related field2. Ability to use a computer and various software programs efficiently3. Excellent communication skills4. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills5. Enjoy working as a team member as well as independently6. Ability to lift 30 lbs.7. Ability to type at least 30 words per minute8. Current Illinois driver's license and valid vehicle insurance9. Obtain and document a minimum of fifteen (15) hours of professional development annually10. Completion of INCCRRA CSD training Eligibility Specialist Job Duties:Performs within contract time limits all document processing activities associated with the IDHS Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), including but not limited to:- Provides eligibility determination for CCAP Applicants- Determines legal childcare arrangements- Reviews and processes Child Care Certificates for payment to child care providers- Conducts re-determinations- Investigates billing errors- Processes provider change requests- Provides on-going case management for customers- Performs data entry functions related to assigned caseload- Stays current with new policy changes & updates for use in case management- Maintains accurate and complete records on all cases- Links parents and providers to other programs for additional support- Preserves confidentiality of program, client, and provider information- Participates in staff meetings and continuing education activities- Communicates with impartiality and respect for all parents'/guardian's child care choices- Responds with sensitivity to families' socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic and religious backgrounds, individual needs and capabilitiesIf you're interested in the Eligibility Specialist's position, please apply here or call Courtney at 815-229-7810.

Keywords: FurstStaffing, Rockford , Eligibility Specialist, Child Care Assistance Prog, Other , Rockford, Illinois

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