Bilingual Health Insurance Enrollment Specialist



for Monroe and Livingston Counties, NY


Legal Assistance of Western New York (LawNY) has an immediate opening for an Enrollment Specialist at its office located in downtown Rochester.  LawNY provides free legal and benefits assistance to low-income families and individuals. Our almost 50 member staff includes attorneys, paralegals, outreach and enrollment specialists, and an administrative support team who work closely together to address the legal, nutritional, and health issues of low-income people in our community.


LawNY seeks a dynamic mission-driven experienced professional staff person to provide health insurance enrollment assistance to individuals in Monroe and Livingston counties through New York’s Health Benefit Exchange. This position is funded until August 31, 2018.


The Enrollment Specialist will play a critical role in implementing the key Health Benefit Exchange provision of the Affordable Care Act to ensure that all who need health insurance have access to high-quality affordable health care coverage. The Enrollment specialist will educate consumers about their health insurance options and assist them throughout all phases of the application process for the plan that best suits their needs.  The specialist will also conduct extensive outreach and education for consumers and small businesses that are eligible for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.      


The Enrollment Specialist must demonstrate maturity, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate with and educate consumers.  Above all, candidates for the position must have a strong dedication to the principle that everyone should have access to quality health care coverage no matter what their economic or social circumstances.  Fluency in Spanish is required.


Salary is dependent on experience.  For example, the salary ranges from $27,800 for (3) years of experience up to $30,100 for (5) years of experience.  In addition, we provide an excellent health and benefit package.  Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  


Anyone interested in applying should send a cover letter describing their interest and qualifications, a resume, and three references by February 20, 2017 to ensure full consideration.  Applications should be sent by email to rochesterapplications"at" lawny "dot" org.


Lori M. O’Brien

Managing Attorney

LawNY Rochester Office

Telesca Center for Justice

One West Main Street, Fourth Floor

Rochester, New York 14614


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