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Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation
Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization founded in 1979. NMIC has grown into a leading multi-service agency with over 120 staff members serving New York City with a focus on upper Manhattan and the Bronx. Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the lives of the people in our community on their paths to secure and prosperous futures. Integration is the cornerstone of NMIC’s programs, and our staff can identify and address a broad array of immediate needs through comprehensive crisis intervention services. With their matters resolved, clients move seamlessly to capacity building services through our holistic programs designed to transition individuals and families to self-sufficiency.
Our Legal, Organizing, Advocacy, and Weatherization programs meet community member’s basic needs including legal representation, immigration assistance, housing advocacy, tenant organizing, financial services, DV and health related matters
Our Education & Career Services program impacts individual community members with the practical tools necessary to build secure and prosperous futures
Job Title: Healthcare Navigator
Department: Legal, Organizing, & Advocacy
Unit: Housing & Benefits
Reports to: Benefits Program Manager
Location: Main Office: 45 Wadsworth Avenue, NY, NY 10033
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Navigator’s primary duty is to provide in person application assistance in community-based settings to individuals and families at initial enrollment and when renewing coverage. Navigators will remove barriers to the application process by providing assistance in Spanish and English and by offering education about the types of health insurance programs offered through the New York Health Benefit Exchange (NYSOH).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Additional related responsibilities may be assigned.
SALARY/BENEFITS: NMIC offers a competitive salary based on experience and education as well as a comprehensive and generous benefits package: medical, dental, life, and disability insurance are included; paid time off, including 20 vacation days, 15 sick days, 5 personal days, and 12 agency holidays; a 401k with agency contribution; and other benefits.
NMIC IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: NMIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply for employment. Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirements. A combination of education and experience will be considered unless specifically stated otherwise.
Please address all applications to Dale Reyes, Benefits Program Manager, at LOAemployment@nmic.org with the job title in the subject line and include the following:
All attachments must be submitted in Word or PDF format. No telephone calls, please.