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Pathway of Hope Program Assistant

Pathway of Hope Program Assistant

Job ID 
Job Locations 
US-NY-Staten Island
Social Services
Compensation Min 
USD $13.00/Hr.
Compensation Max 
USD $17.00/Hr.
Regular Part-Time

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The Pathway of Hope program assistant will support the Pathway of Hope program administratively in a variety of ways. Some of the responsibilities are: keeping statistics, coordinating volunteers, ordering food and aggregating social service resources.


  • Greet all visitors to the building in a positive manner assisting them as necessary.
  • Assist in various ways with all social ministries at The Stapleton Corps
  • Keep regular inventory of food pantry and soup kitchen supplies
  • Coordinate all volunteers at the Stapleton Corps.
  • Assist in the keeping of all Social Services statistics.
  • Place food deliveries and coordinate the restocking pantry when deliveries arrive.
  • Pack and distribute pantry bags on a daily basis (per Social Ministries Director instruction)
  • Make appointments for pantry visits.
  • Act as the receptionist for the Stapleton Corps. Answering calls and taking messages as necessary.
  • Check, sort and deliver all mail (including PO Box) daily.
  • Prepare invoices for processing by Corps Officer.
  • Create documents and spreadsheets in Microsoft office as necessary.
  • Keep work area and surrounding area clean at all times.
  • Be willing to pray with any client who comes through the program.  
  • Consistently reports to work on time and is ready to begin work at the start of the shift.
  • Always provides proper notification when late absent.
  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities in organization of workflow.      
  • Able to perform duties independently, with minimal need of direct supervision.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of clients, program, agency and/or The Salvation Army.
  • Reports to work well groomed and in compliance with dress code.
  • Demonstrates the ability to interact in a positive and helpful manner with clients, visitors, volunteers, and co-workers.
  • Reflects commitment to building a supportive work environment and maintains a positive attitude at the workplace and towards job.
  • Projects a good image in dealing with the public and clients.
  • Is willing to make an extra effort to help build a quality and caring program. 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3-4 Years Experience in an office setting
  • Experience is the social services field preferred
  • Willingness to be a part of a Ministry Team
  • Positive attitude and passion for assisting the ministry of The Salvation Army