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The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Secretary/Social Worker in Freeport, New York


  • 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  • Sort all donated food; checking for and discarding any outdated/damaged materials.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.

Job LocationsUS-NY-Freeport

Job ID2019-6511


CompensationSalary is $14.00

TypeRegular Full-Time