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Assistant Director of Senior Services (Freeport Corps)

Company: The Salvation Army Eastern Territory
Location: Freeport
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:


  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of a Senior Center in accordance with the Nassau County and The Salvation Army.
  • Take over the Director of Senior in case of vacation or illness


    • Maintain a Foodservice operation according to Nassau County guidelines with the assistance of the Cook Manager
    • Coordinate safe delivery of meals to homebound participants according to county guidelines
    • Responsible for overseeing all staff and fostering a sense of teamwork.
    • Responsible for completion of monthly reports and statistics for the Department of Senior Citizen Affairs and The Salvation Army
    • Coordinate the planning of all social activities and programs for the center
    • Responsible for overseeing the production of the Monthly Activity Calendar
    • Provide emotional support for seniors with recommendations to Social Workers and other referrals as needed
    • Responsible for outreach to seniors in the community to keep the program growing and vital
    • Attend training sessions as assigned by sponsoring agency
    • Ensure all invoices are given to the accountant for payment
    • Maintain proper information on the state Social Assistance Management System (SAMS) for every senior consumer, with registration information and nutritional assessment
    • Complete 48-page SAMS assessment for all Home Delivered Meals
    • Responsible for all correspondence
    • Conduct once yearly in-home assessments for Home Delivered Meals and 6 months follow-up by phone
    • Keep communication open with Corps Officer regarding any improvements, problems, or developments that happen in the Senior Center -

      Position Description Personnel Section

      • Maintains the confidentiality of clients, and programs.
      • Has respect and consideration for the people being served.
      • Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities in the organization of workflow. - Able to perform duties independently, with minimal need for direct supervision.
      • Demonstrates the ability to interact in a positive and helpful manner with clients, visitors, contract staff, volunteers, and co-workers.
      • Reflects commitment to building a supportive work environment and maintains a positive attitude at the workplace and towards the job.
      • Projects a good image in dealing with the public and its clients. Is willing to make an extra effort to help build a quality and caring senior program. -


        • Compassion and understanding for working with Senior Citizens
        • A willingness to learn and be a team player
        • Bilingual (English - Spanish)
        • Training in the geriatric field
        • Experience with Seniors
        • Familiar with Microsoft Office Computer programs preferred

Keywords: The Salvation Army Eastern Territory, Freeport , Assistant Director of Senior Services (Freeport Corps), Executive , Freeport, New York

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