The Salvation Army

Recovery Coordinator

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


The Emergency Services Recovery Coordinator provides human services through the Social Service Response Program (SSRP). Working in tandem with the Emergency Services Field Coordinator, they will respond to 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 Deputy Director for Operations, 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 local response team members in coordination w/ 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.


  • 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 people 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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