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REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE REVIEWER

Job Description

A Representative Payee Reviewer monitors Social Security Representative Payeeships, onsite, throughout the state. Reviewer’s will be responsible for reviewing financial records of individuals receiving cash benefits through the Social Security Administration as well as interviewing these beneficiaries in concern with the Representative Payee services they are receiving. Reviewer’s work independently of others and will be required to travel to beneficiaries and Representative Payees.

Essential Job Duties:
• Conduct assigned financial reviews of individuals, agencies, and/or entities holding Representative Payee duties through the Social Security Administration in order to ensure accounting rules are properly maintained.
• Complete interviews with Representative Payees and beneficiaries, as well as their guardians, when applicable.
• Observe the physical surroundings in order to determine the safety and security of the beneficiaries, and make referrals when necessary.
• Identify problems or needed changes after reviews and assist with completing all required reports within a timely manner.
• Ensure confidentiality of all information received or provided at all times.
• Maintain and keep organized files and reports.

Qualifications:
• An Associate’s degree in a relevant field or a combination of education and experience closely related to position.
• A functional knowledge in basic financial record keeping.
• Upon hire, successful completion of the Social Security Administration conducted background checks and fingerprinting in accordance with the Social Security Administration personnel suitability requirements. Adherence to the Social Security Administration’s Code of Ethics.
• Upon hire, successful completion of required Social Security Administration Representative Payee training.
• Commitment to mission of the P&A and to the civil rights of all people.
• General knowledge of social security and community benefits.
• Generally proficient in Microsoft Office and computer literacy as well as effective writing and communication skills.
• Ability to work with individuals from a variety of cultural backgrounds and abilities.
• Ability to travel.

To apply, please forward your resume and a cover letter to hr@disabilityrightsohio.org.
COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH SPECIALIST

Job Summary:

The Communications and Outreach Specialist will support the Communications and Outreach Director, the Executive Director, and the rest of the leadership team with the development of materials and management of initiatives to ensure the organization’s communications and outreach goals are achieved.

Essential Functions:
• Working with the Communications and Outreach Director, develop and execute comprehensive, cross-platform communications strategies to support the organization’s external communications goals.
• Creation of accessible, branding documents utilizing InDesign, Illustrator, and similar programs.
• Ensure all materials developed by the team maintain full accessibility standards.
• Update, edit, and maintain the DRO website through our CMS platform.
• Write specialized pieces, including weekly, advocacy-focused essays, and other items as needed.
• Work with the DRO leadership team to review, edit, format, design, and finalize reports and other materials being released by the organization.
• Assist in the operations and monitoring of the organization’s social media profiles.
• Support the organization by taking on and managing specialized communications assignments as directed (i.e. HCBS coalition).
• Working with the Communications and Outreach Director and the leadership team, further develop DRO’s capabilities to create video content.
• Organize and assist with outreach opportunities with necessary marketing materials and logistical support as needed.
• Perform related duties as needed.

Qualifications:
• At least 2 years’ experience communication experience including written essays, memos, report summaries, and social media posts.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred, preferably in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field.
• Experience with publishing software, such as Microsoft PowerPoint, InDesign, Illustrator, Website CMS programs, and social media platforms.
• Excellent verbal communication skills and computer literacy.
• Ability to work with individuals from a variety of cultural backgrounds and abilities.
• Excellent detail-orientation, follow-up skills and organizational skills.
• Dedicated and passionate approach to helping those with disabilities.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality as directed.
• High degrees of integrity, ethics and judgment are a must.
• Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time.
• Ability to travel.

To apply, please forward your resume and a cover letter to hr@disabilityrightsohio.org.

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