The Salvation Army

Food Recovery Driving Assistant

Job Locations US-NY-Plattsburgh
Job ID
Social Services
Regular Part-Time


Seeking: compassionate individuals looking to help make a difference!

If you are passionate about making a difference in someone’s life and want to work for an organization that appreciates and recognizes their employee’s success, we encourage you to apply today!


Our Full-time opportunities offer:

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time, and sick time
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Remitted Tuition program
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Some of these benefits are also available to Part-time employees as well!



The Food Recovery Driving Assistant will assist in assuring all Food Recovery donations reach those who are in need.  This individual will help obtain the Food Recovery donations from the individual sources, help transport, help sort and pack, and finally help disseminate the Food Recovery donations.




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


  • Assist main truck driver while picking up Food Recovery donations.
  • Assist main truck driver when picking up Regional Food Bank delivery, as needed.
  • Fill in as main truck driver when main truck driver is unavailable.
  • Assist with loading and unloading Food Recovery donations.
  • Assist in sorting and packing Food Recovery donations.
  • Assist in disseminating Food Recovery donations.
  • Make sure building is maintained for safety so clientele can obtain Food Recovery donations without concern.
  • Other duties as assigned by Corps Officers.


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.



• Must be well organized and efficient with the ability to multi-task.
• Must possess a high-level of professionalism and cultural competence with ability to communicate with all levels of staff, volunteers, and external customers.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
• Must maintain strict confidentiality regarding clientele.
• Maintain a happy and professional work environment.
• Must have some computer knowledge.
• Valid Driver’s License that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements, be able to drive a 12-passenger van and 18-foot box truck.


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed