Erie Neighborhood House, a progressive social service agency serving the Chicago metropolitan area and dedicated to promoting a just and inclusive society, is seeking a full-time School Age Intake Assistant Reporting to the Intake Manager the School Age Intake Assistant’s basic function is to maintain active status of re-determinations, assure full enrollment, maintain internal reporting on re-determination status, ensure families are approved for services, and maintain eligibility for Child and Adult Care Food Program.
Informs parents in a timely and sensitive manner when their redeterminations are due.
With parents, completes and submits redetermination forms to IDHS in a timely manner.
Meets with parents at different sites to assist with re-determinations.
Assists Intake Manager with recruitment.
Creates and maintains reports of redetermination status for preschool children eligibility.
Informs Contract Specialist & Billing & Collections Clerk of any changes in parent copayments and phone numbers as a result of redetermination.
Assists Intake Manager and Intake Specialist with enrollment of families and recruitment.
Updates CACFP master eligibility list when family income size, or category changes. Assists parents in completing food application forms yearly.
Meets bi-weekly with Intake Manager for supervision and support.
Makes referrals to other agencies and/or to Action for Children Resource and Referral for ineligible families or those needing additional assistance.
Assists in translation of parent announcements and letters, etc.
Ensures confidentiality of parent information received and managed by the agency.
Meets on a monthly basis with Child Care Team including Directors, Social Workers, Psychologists, and Program Coordinators and Assistants. These meetings will be to update Director and Team on child /family issues, programmatic issues, etc.
Plans and participates in staff and parent development activities with the Team.
Participates in monthly all-agency meetings, annual agency retreat and Erie’s Annual Meeting. Supports Erie’s fundraising efforts/ events. Attends mandated and other appropriate workshops/presentations that will promote professional development.
Responsible for the program complying with Erie’s, the Board of Ed’s and all City and State licensing requirements and performance standards, including promoting the health and safety of all the children, following sanitation procedures and universal precautions, completing a bi-annual physical exam, complying with the Confidentiality and Child Abuse and Neglect Acts as a mandated reporter, as well as the American’s with Disabilities Act and Erie’s Inclusion Policy.
Other Functions: The organization may assign other functions to the job at its discretion.
Please forward resume, your salary expectations, cover letter and a list of three professional references by Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 to:
ERIE NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ACCREDITED BY NAEYC & NATIONAL AFTERSCHOOL ASSOCIATION
RECOGNIZED BY BOARD OF IMMIGRATION APPEALS
UNITED WAY MEMBER
Qualifications and Requirements:
This position minimally requires a High School Diploma/GED., A.A. in Business or related field preferred.
Computer skills for database and word processing required.
Experience with COPA Database a plus. Office experience preferred.
Must be able to read, write and speak English and Spanish.
To lift and carry children and other items weighing up to 50 pounds, including evacuation of the building during emergencies.
Demonstrate the following qualities: self-motivated, self-directed, follows directions, makes good judgments, creative reliable and dependable.
Exhibits sincere interest in working families and community and is knowledgeable about available resources.
Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
Ability to respond immediately to any emergency situation.
Upon offer of employment, must complete all forms related to hiring, including Erie’s application and employment status and 3 letters of recommendation. In addition, must complete all DCFS forms, including a Criminal Background Check, Fingerprinting and a Child Abuse and Neglect Background Check.
Additional Salary Information: plus excellent benefit package
About Erie Neighborhood House
Erie Neighborhood House is a community service agency founded in 1870 that promotes a just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Latino families through skill-building, access to critical resources and collaborative action.