The Salvation Army

  • Recovery Coordinator

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Social Work
    Compensation Min
    USD $58,000.00/Yr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $66,000.00/Yr.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Emergency Services Recovery Coordinator provides human services through the Social Service Response Program (SSRP). Working in tandem with the Emergency Services Field Coordinator, will respond, through the Social Service Response Unit (SSRU) to the needs of individuals in crisis on the street providing for immediate felt needs and sharing informed referrals for further assistance. The position will be supervised by the Emergency Services Operations Manager, and supports divisional disaster preparedness, response, and recovery efforts, as needed.


    • Lead and/or assist with all client engagement
    • Maintain all relevant training certifications to include, but not limited to, first aid, CPR, AED, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), signs of human trafficking etc.
    • Develop and maintain service partner relationships and a resource guide for information and referral
    • Ensure client data is accurately recorded and tracked in divisional client database.
    • Support the recruitment, training, and retention of a local response team members, in coordination w/ the local Corps, including congregation members, volunteers, interns, employees, and Officers.
    • Attend seminars, conferences, trainings, and workshops as requested.
    • With approval, deploy to national/international disasters to support Salvation Army response/recovery effort
    • The essential functions of the job include but are not limited to the duties as listed. In addition, The Salvation Army reserved the right to add to, delete, change or modify the job responsibilities with written notice and explanation to the employee.


    • College degree in relevant field or equivalent experience
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills
    • Developed and appropriate cultural and religious sensitivities
    • Knowledge of and experience in the emergency management field, preferred
    • Ability to handle continuous involvement in a high-stress emergency setting
    • Valid driver’s license w/ the ability to drive large vehicles in a dense urban environment, preferred
    • Familiarity and training in working with those experiencing homelessness, dealing with substance misuse, trafficked individuals, and other marginalized populations
    • Bi/multi-lingual, preferred
    • General knowledge of The Salvation Army, preferred


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