The Salvation Army

  • Emergency Basic Needs Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NY-Jamestown
    Job ID
    Social Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do the most good in their own community. The Jamestown Corps has an exiting new opportunity for a full time Emergency Basic Needs Supervisor. The Emergency Basic Needs Supervisor is responsible for the overall CFAP Program, to include management of the Food Pantry and CFAP program administration.


    The Salvation Army offers a truly excellent benefits package to eligible employees, including:

    • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time, and sick time
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Remitted Tuition program
    • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program


    • Coordinator is responsible for program and client file and database records Management to assist with: Statistical reporting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis to TSA and funding agencies.
    • Work with the accounting department in development of the CFAP budget.
    • Write proposals for funding for specific program areas.
    • Be responsible for the day-to-day operation and supervision of CFAP Program, and pantry services to include the scheduling, tracking, and supervision of volunteers.
    • Assist persons in need of seasonal, pantry, and CFAP services.
    • Provide CFAP case management in Northern Chautauqua County through in-person interviewing, and telephone intervention.
    • Write vouchers for individuals and families to provide emergency financial assistance.
    • Facilitate Neighbor-to-Neighbor application assistance to those individuals that are qualified.
    • Responsible for the coat campaign and Christmas campaign including advertising, application process, acquisition, distribution and collaboration with other agencies.
    • Assist Corps Officer with contract renewals, terms, and negotiations with the following agencies:
    • Food Bank of Western New York.
    • Various local, national foundations, County/City governments as applicable and United Way (EFSP)
    • Prepare and revise procedural manuals in compliance with Salvation Army policy, and government funding policies.
    • Advise supervisor of programmatic changes that would enhance services.
    • Community Agency Relationships: The Coordinator will enhance community agency relationships and represent The Salvation Army in the following areas:
    • Attend Advisory Board Meetings.
    • Work with the Advisory Board Program Committee to develop services.
    • Plan recognition events and awards.
    • Participate in interagency and intra-agency meetings relevant to planning for those clients served by the program or un-served in the community at large.
    • Represent The Salvation Army as assigned to speak at civic clubs, organizations and groups as requested.
    • Enter Statistics for The Salvation Army and The Food Bank.
    • Responsible for the Yearly budget.
    • Writes the grant narratives for Officer review and approval before submitting to Funders.


    • Minimum of a High School diploma - Asasociates degree from a 2 year school preferred.
    • 3 to 5 years of related experience required.
    • Coordinator will have strong communication skills and the cultural competence and professionalism to relate to and interact with a wide range of contacts both within and outside The Salvation Army.
    • Coordinator will be computer literate in the areas of Microsoft Office, email, internet and proficient in office equipment.
    • Must have valid NY or PA drivers license and if over 21 years of age will need to pass on-line Salvation Army 12 Passenger van driving course. Driver’s license must meet The Salvation Army insurance requirements.

    The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other New York State or federally protected characteristic.


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