The Salvation Army

Social Ministries Coordinator

Job Locations US-NY-Niagara Falls
Job ID
2023-11603
Category
Social Services
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Seeking a Full Time Social Ministries Coordinator on our Niagara Falls Administration Team

 

Our Full Time opportunities offer:

·      Generous time off every year including 14 paid holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time, and sick time

·      Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of continuous employment)

·      Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles

·      Company Paid Basic Term Life Insurance for Employee

·      Long Term Disability Insurance

·      Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life

·      Flexible Spending Account

·      Eligibility for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

·      Tax Deferred Annuity (403B)

·      Christmas Bonus

·      Wireless discount for Sprint or Verizon customers

·      Free parking

 

SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To help ensure the administration of the corps office is properly organized and represents the Army well, and to coordinate and implement the social services ministries of the Niagara Falls corps.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Meet with clients seeking assistance providing assistance based on their eligibility.
  • Identify and refer clients and or others to Corps Officer for pastoral care when opportunities arrive.
  • Assist with the administration of seasonal fundraising projects, coordinate applications for

Christmas assistance.

  • Receive phone calls and office visitors. Ensure that proper information is given, calls are

transferred, messages are delivered, and walk-in visitors are properly directed.

  • Overseeing the food pantry: making appointments for food pantry clients, ensuring that

necessary paperwork is received and properly completed.

  • Schedule, direct and supervise program participants.
  • Completing monthly stats for the Food Bank of Western New York and the Niagara County work program, and then scanning the information to the proper destinations. 
  • Make appointments and take applications for the Neighbor for Neighbor program.
  • Make appointments and take applications for the EFSP program and track EFSP funding.
  • Assist with initial financial intake and record keeping.
  • Prepare weekly deposits, income paperwork, and bills for transfer to the bookkeeper.
  • Give receipts for cash donations given at the office.
  • Prepare weekly time card and payroll submission.
  • Assist with other-related tasks, as personal initiative requires and/or requested by the officers.

 

Qualifications

SPECIAL SKILLS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

• Associate degree (A.A.) with three to five years of related experience required.
• Strong communications skills (both written and verbal), positive attitude, initiative, flexibility, and dependability required.
• High level of confidentiality, discretion, and good judgment is essential.
• Must demonstrate empathy and compassion through action and speech.
• Good organizational skills. Must pay attention to details.
• Good computers skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
• Ability to work effectively with minimal daily supervision and guidance.
• Supervisory skills a plus.
• A valid driver's license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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