Benefits Service Specialist
The Benefits Service Specialist provides information, assistance and administrative representation to Oneida tribal enrolled elders aged 55+ that reside within the Oneida Reservation boundaries. Additionally, this paraprofessional performs a variety of duties relating to public benefits for elders and coordinates with other county, community, tribal and governmental agencies under the direction of the Regional Legal Assistance office.
Provides assistance with forms: Medical Assistance, Energy Assistance, and Community Support/Catastrophic application processing. Provide referrals for estate planning such as Last Will and Testament, Living Will, Durable Power of attorney for Health Care, and Durable Power of Attorney for Finances. Assists elders with setting up of Burial Account-information.