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The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Hudson Service Center Program Assistant in Hudson, New York

Overview

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!

SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The HSCPA will work directly with the Hudson Service Center Director to maintain and/or expand existing programs offered to the community. The HSCPA will aide the HSCP in the overall operation of the Hudson Service Center to ensure efficient and effective operation of all aspects of The Salvation Army social services ministry.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

  • Assist in operation of the Soup Kitchen, Emergency Food Pantry, and any mass food distribution. Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Oversight in Food preparation so that food is prepared and served properly.

  • Cook as needed and assist with meal and menu planning.

  • Assist with ordering of food from Food Bank and other vendors. Pickup, unload, stock, and inventory.

  • Assist in the operation of seasonal programs including Long Point Camp recruitment, Back to School program, Holiday Food and Toy assistance.

  • Assist in the Red Kettle Campaign: Recruit and schedule volunteer bell ringers, set up and collection of kettles, relieving volunteers and ring as needed.

  • Manage the cleaning of kitchen, storage, and serving areas.

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.

Qualifications

SPECIAL SKILLS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

• Associates Degree preferred or One-two years of related experience.• Must have a valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.• Highly organized and ability to multi-task• Ability to prepare and cook meals.• Excellent communication skills both written and oral• SafeServe food handling certificate preferred. Must obtain SafeServe food handling certification within 6 months of employment.

Job LocationsUS-NY-Hudson

Job ID2020-7340

CategorySocial Services

TypeRegular Part-Time

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