Interview and investigate applicants and recipients to determine eligibility for use of social programs and agency resources. Duties include recording and evaluating personal and financial data obtained from individuals; initiating procedures to grant, modify, deny, or terminate eligibility for various aid programs; authorizing grant amounts; and preparing reports.
A Bachelor's degree is usually required for an entry level position.
1. Helping people. When I decided this is the field that I wanted to be in, I knew why, because I wanted to help people and make a difference in their lives. It does not matter how much money you make or what job/career you get into, eventually everyone wants to do something meaningful with their lives. That is a pro of being a Eligibility Worker. Knowing you want to make that difference and getting too. May 30th, 2012
2. help making people lives easier ; knowing i have kept a child from going to school hungry , helping a mother keep her children warm and safe gives; making sure an sick or elderly personcan afford thier medicine gives you a great feeling of accomplishment. October 31st, 2012
3. I Interview, gather and analyze information to determine eligibility of clients. July 3rd, 2012