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The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Food Services Coordinator in Saratoga Springs, New York


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 Services Coordinator will be responsible for all food pantry coordination and execution at The Salvation Army in Saratoga Springs and is responsible for recruiting, training and supervising volunteers, reporting statistics, ordering supplies, organizing the pantry, tracking services, and working in conjunction with the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern NY, as well as with CDPHP, The Food Pantries For The Capital District, and Alliance for Better health for the “Food Is Medicine” program.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Coordination, oversight and organization of all food pantry volunteers• Manage and maintain volunteer files• Ordering food supplies• Receiving orders, unloading food truck and putting away food• Delivering ‘Food is Medicine’ boxes• Keeping food pantry stocked with regular food pantry and ‘Food is Medicine’ supplies• Creating food delivery routes• Outreach client for new ‘Food is Medicine’ clients• Maintain client list and meet minimum requirements for number of clients• Input client data into Oasis and Service Point• Provide accurate and timely monthly reports• Provide referrals to other programs and agencies• Create Google Forms for programs• Attend and participate in regular food pantry related meetings in the community• Maintain a neat office and pantry space, including fridges and freezers• Ensure property meets health department codes• Ensure all staff members are following food service guidelines• Complete daily fridge/freezer logs• Ensure property meets fire codes• Coordinate Galway Summer Lunch Program• Shop for food items• Pick-up food donations and record and report weights• Order food for breakfast program• Assist outreach workers to source food/snacks• Assist with After-School Coordinator to source food/snacks• Assist with Christmas and Thanksgiving food distribution• Any other duties deemed necessary by the 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.



• Willingness to uphold and support The Salvation Army’s mission AND ministry• Associate degree (A.A.) and at least two years’ experience in relative work preferred• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Mail Merge and PowerPoint as well as Google Forms• Strong interpersonal skills• Applies tact in diplomacy with internal and external constituents• Strong attention to detail and accuracy• Superb written and verbal communication skills• Comfortable in high profile situations as well as with “sleeve rolled up”• Ability to operate independently – self-motivated, self-management• Highly organized• Able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment• Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment• Must be able to routinely lift and carry grocery bags and boxes weighing 25 pounds or more• Must be able to shelf cases of food weighing 50 pounds• Training in food safety and food handling through Health Department, as needed

Job LocationsUS-NY-Saratoga Springs

Job ID2020-7370

CategorySocial Services

TypeRegular Full-Time