The Salvation Army

Soup Kitchen Coordinator

Job Locations US-NY-Plattsburgh
Job ID
Service Worker
Temporary Part-Time



The Soup Kitchen Coordinator will be responsible for daily food preparation and supervision of volunteers and

Community Service workers, as well as ordering supplies, safety and cleanliness of the kitchen and feeding area.

The Soup Kitchen Coordinator must be able to work autonomously and be able to establish and maintain an         effective rapport with others. Additionally, the Soup Kitchen Coordinator will meet supply ordering deadlines,                 as well as maintain accurate statistical data and report them in a timely manner to the Corps Assistant/ Corps Facilitator(s).



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Maintain necessary inventory of food and cleaning supplies and store in an appropriate manner.
  • Assist with loading and unloading food donations and delivery of supplies.
  • Sweep and mop the kitchen, dining area and supply areas daily.
  • Maintain proper sanitation and cleanliness in all stations/ areas.
  • Maintain accurate inventory records, and utilize appropriate inventory control
  • Keep accurate statistical records, and submit in timely manner
  • Utilize donated food items, and prepare balanced, nutritious meals
  • Serve/ Distribute meals at regular scheduled meal times
  • Organize and facilitate the daily distribution of donated produce, deli, bread and pastry items.
  • Maintain proper health standards; e.g. serving food at proper temperatures, ensure all workers               (including volunteers and community service workers) wear sanitary gloves, hair nets and wash                     hands according to health standards.
  • Maintain schedules for all volunteers and community service workers, and maintain appropriate                       level of coverage to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner. 



Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to business needs.


• High school diploma or GED.
• 3 to 5 years direct experience.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as mathematical abilities (weights and measures).
• Must be able to use commercial kitchen equipment and stepladder.
• Must possess valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army’s insurance requirements.

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


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