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The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Social Services Coordinator and Office Administrator in Peekskill, New York


Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the social services provided and will oversee and manage the office.


  • Attend to all calls regarding Social Services

  • Respond to correspondence attending to Social Services

  • Intake of applications on new clients

  • Update applications on clients monthly

  • Prepare monthly statistics for Food Pantry, and send them to proper recipients

  • Prepare grocery bags and distribute food bags to clients

  • Take inventory of Food Pantry items and call in orders, must be sure to spend all HPNAP monies by deadline

  • Stock shelves for the food pantry

  • Sort all donated food, checking for and discarding outdated/damaged items

  • Coordinate annual food drive by US Postal Workers

  • Recruit volunteers for Social Service activities, and monitor them at all times

  • Ensure proper volunteer paperwork 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 Application process of, Corps summer activities, as campers for Star Lake Camp/VBS programs

  • Assist in aspects of public relations events and campaigns as assigned by the Corps Officer including the Christmas Kettle campaigns

  • Oversee that all other Social Service programs are running smoothly

  • Communicate to Commanding Officer any needs/concerns involving any Social Service aspect

  • Organize and keep all files and records in order

  • Answer phones and take messages in the main office

  • Organize, coordinate and keep track of Corps calendar for Social Services, Community relations, Corps programs and notifying Corps Officer if conflicts arise.

  • Sending in to DHQ time sheets for all employees of the Peekskill Corps

  • Receiving all mail and sorting bills

  • Making appointments/organizing contractors, utilities, deliveries and maintenance of Salvation Army property coordinating and under the supervision of the Commanding Officer.


  • Candidate must have a high school diploma and a minimum of 10 years experience in Social Services and Office administrative skills.

  • Must have a positive work history and reliable transportation.

  • Must be responsible, respectful, positive role model and be able to follow instructions.

  • Proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and others as required.

  • Well organized, prepared to be sensitive to individuals’ cases.

  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the social services provided and will oversee and manage the office.

Job LocationsUS-NY-Peekskill

Job ID 2020-6900

Category Social Services

Compensation Min USD $15.00/Hr.

Type Regular Full-Time