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Case Assistance and Benefits Specialist
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

Principal Responsibilities:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Diandria Hernandez at

About the Job

Join a diverse community of professionals who are passionate about caring for the aging members of our community. This is your opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the elderly while growing in your career and engaging in meaningful work!

The Center for Adults Living Well @ the Y (CALW), funded by the NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA) is looking for an experienced professional in the field of geriatrics to keep the Senior Centers day-to-day operations vibrant and humming.

The Case Assistance and Benefits Specialist will provide counseling and guidance regarding entitlements and benefits for those 60 and older. Deliver, develop, and maintain a system for information and referral services.

Your typical day or week may include the following essential functions:

Working at the Y can be very rewarding and fulfilling too!

Minimum Qualifications:

To land this job, you need to have:

You are extra awesome if:

This job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other functions and responsibilities may change or may be assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood provides equal employment opportunities 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.



Agency Information:

Established in 1917 as one of the first Jewish community centers in New York City, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (the Y) is a thriving and visionary not-for-profit human services organization in Northern Manhattan. We welcome people of diverse ethnicities and all ages, from pre-school to older adults, into the Y family with a wide range of educational, recreational and social services and programs that focus on improving the quality of their lives. With a long and distinguished history, the Y is a multi-service community center that is well known for its nurturing environment and non-judgmental philosophy.