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


  • Attend to all calls regarding Social Services

  • Responsible for sharing with the Corps Commanding Officer, all matters of mutual concern relating to the total welfare of the Social Service at the Corps.

  • Intake of applications on new clients

  • Update applications on clients monthly

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

  • Prepare Thrifts Store Assistance Vouchers when necessary

  • Prepare grocery bags and distribute food bag to clients.

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

  • Make monthly orders from Food Band

  • Stock shelves for Food Pantry

  • Sort all donate food, checking for any discarding outdated/damaged materials.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 activities, 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 campaign.

  • Fulfill any other tasks that may assigned on as-needed bases requested by Commanding Officer.

  • Confidentiality a Must

  • Responsible to open and close the building when required


  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Responsible, respectful, positive role model and be able to follow instructions

  • Must have a High School Diploma, and 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 ID2017-3572


CompensationSalary is $15.00/HR

TypeRegular Full-Time