The Salvation Army

  • Emergency Basic Needs Coordinator (Part-time)

    Job Locations US-NY-Dunkirk
    Job ID
    Social Services
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is currently seeking a part-time, 25 hour per week Emergency Basic Needs Coordinator in Dunkirk, NY. This position will be responsible for management of the Food Pantry and administration of the Comprehensive Financial Assistance Program (CFAP).



    Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Supervision of daily operations of CFAP 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.
    • Be 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
      • United Way (EFSP)


    • High School Diploma or Equivalent and minimum 3 years related experience required.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office, email, internet and operation of office equipment.
    • Must have valid, current driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army’s insurance requirements.
    • If over 21 years of age will need to pass on-line Salvation Army 12 Passenger van driving course.


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