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Eligibility Worker

Douglas County Social Services
Alexandria, MN Full-time
Posted on October 24, 2019

**Pending Board Approval**

Douglas County Social Services has an opening for an Eligibility Worker, full-time weekdays.
Starting salary: $19.22/hour.

This position is responsible to perform a variety of tasks related to the determination of eligibility for Public Assistance programs (Cash Programs, Emergency Programs, Food Support, & Health Care Programs). Duties include a review of cases to assess fit with program rules & ensuring complete & accurate case documentation. The work environment is fast-paced with changing priorities. One must be organized & detail-oriented with a keen interest in helping others.

Examples of Duties

• Interviews clients to obtain necessary factual information, and verifies information received from clients. 
• Determines eligibility and the amount of benefits for a variety of income maintenance programs, including cash, food, medical and childcare assistance. 
• Explains application procedures to individuals or groups and answers questions of individuals on how to complete the application forms.