The Salvation Army

  • Secretary/Social Worker

    Job Locations US-NY-Freeport
    Job ID
    Salary is $14.00
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    • Attend to all calls regarding Social Services.
    • Responsible for sharing information with the Corps Commanding Officer, all matters are of mutual concern.
    • Relating to the total welfare of the Social Service at the Corps.
    • Intake applications of new clients.
    • Update applications on clients monthly.
    • Prepare monthly statistics reports for Food Pantry and send them to the proper recipients.
    • Prepare Thrift Store Assistance Vouchers when necessary.
    • Prepare and distribute grocery/food bags to clients.
    • Take inventory of Food Pantry items, call in orders, and must be sure to spend all HPNAP monies by deadline.
    • Make monthly orders from Food Band.
    • Stock shelves for Food Pantry.
    • Sort all donated food; checking for and discarding any outdated/damaged materials.
    • Coordinate annual food drive by US Postal Workers.
    • Recruit volunteers for social services and monitor them at all times.
    • Ensure proper volunteer paper work is completed.
    • Assist in coordinating annual volunteer Thank You Luncheon.
    • Coordinate community Service individuals, secure/file proper documentation.
    • Report required documentation of Community service individuals to County/City officials.
    • Assist in the application process of, corps summer activates, as campers for Star Lake Camp/VBS programs
    • Respond to correspondence attaining to Social Services
    • Assist in aspects of public relations events and campaigns as assigned by the corps officer including the Christmas kettle Champaign.
    • Fulfill any other tasks that may be assigned on as-needed bases requested by the Commanding Officer.
    • Confidentiality is a must.
    • Responsible for opening and closing the building when required.


    • Strong communication and organizational skills.
    • Responsible, respectful, positive role model, and must be able to follow instructions.
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Social Services.
    • Well organized and sensitive to individual’s cases.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish
    • Proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Office, Word, and others as required.


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