Under the supervision of the OVA Coordinator, the OVA Caseworker I will be responsible for reaching out to Tribal Veterans in their respective Tribal Community
and establish a working relationship with these Veterans and related Tribal/local Veterans Agencies as well as organizations. The OVA Caseworker I must determine eligibility and file specific VA forms for the Tribal Veterans in order to acquire various benefits and services. The OVA Caseworker I manages eligible Veteran Claims for: Disability Compensation, Special Monthly Compensation, Health Care, Pension, Dependents Indemnity Claims (DIC), Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment, Education, Homeless Veteran (HUD-VASH) and Housing at the Federal level. The OVA Caseworker I will network with the Cheyenne and Arapaho Veterans Board as well as State, Tribal, County and local Non-profit Veterans Organizations to help Tribal Veterans to acquire State Veteran Benefits, Tax Exemptions, Tribal Veteran ID's and Tribal Veteran Vehicle Tags. The OVA Caseworker I should be recognized as a Veterans Service Officer Accredited by the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs. The OVA Caseworker I shall be knowledgeable of the following;VA rules and regulations, United States Armed Forces, VA Benefits Process, Tribal Service Delivery Area, Intake preparation to acquire Benefits, Computer literacy and cell phone telecommunications.