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Territorial Recovery and Partnerships Coordinator

Company: West Nyack - THQ
Location: West Nyack
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

The Salvation Army is the largest non-governmental provider of social services in America. Every year, we help over 30 million Americans overcome poverty, homelessness, addiction, economic hardships, loneliness, and exploitation through a wide range of programs and services. We serve anyone in need who walks through the doors of one of our 7,500+ service centers in almost every ZIP code, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or citizenship. In 2021, The Salvation Army was ranked second in The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual listing of "America's Favorite Charities." If you want a career that inspires you and empowers you to make a positive difference in peoples' lives, we encourage you to apply today!

We are currently seeking a Recovery and Partnerships Coordinator to provide management, coordination and direction for Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) projects, training or in-person engagements throughout the Eastern Territory. This position will assist with the management all long-term recovery initiatives across the Territory. Additionally, this position is responsible for any EDS related grant reporting and tracking in coordination with other departments, offices and partners.

This individual will work across the Territory to provide guidance and oversight for disaster recovery efforts impacting Divisions by providing assistance in securing NHQ and National level grant funding, working with corporate partners offering disaster support and serving as the lead for maximizing support to divisions impacted by significant events.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities include but are not limited to:

Territorial Recovery Coordination

  • Partner with the Territorial EDS Coordinator in consulting with Divisions to advise and assist with recovery phase transition, planning and implementation.
  • Work with Divisions to ensure that reporting deadlines and requirements are met in a timely manner.
  • Provide regular progress reports / updates of ongoing recovery efforts throughout the Territory.
  • Draft and disseminate reports on Salvation Army response and recovery operations to partner agencies (government, voluntary and corporate).

    Territorial Partnerships

    • Provide oversight in tracking disaster related donations both internally and externally to ensure funds designated are handled appropriately and in a timely manner in order to maximize Divisions ability to access funds.
    • Coordinates disaster engaged corporate partnerships with Territorial and National CRD staff to secure and maintain charitable donations before and during disaster responses.
    • Maintain a listing of key disaster partners, donors and vendors.
    • Act as Territorial liaison for designated FEMA Regional offices, National and Regional VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) groups/committees and other entities as assigned.

      EDS Territorial Grants

      • Work with Territorial EDS Coordinator to implement grant programs by establishing preliminary budget.
      • Assist Territorial EDS Coordinator with NHQ / National grant request submissions, tracking and reporting.
      • Supervise grantees by monitoring expenditures, tracking results, analyzing financial data, and maintaining clear lines of communication.
      • Coordinate grants with external offices such as National Headquarters EDS, Territorial/National Community Relations and Development and other departments as warranted.
      • Maintain continued communication with department/person that will issue final reports to grantor.
      • Optimize grant administration process by conducting review of process success and challenges.
      • Compile pertinent documents into final report for review and submission.
      • Research new funding opportunities and engage regularly with the Corporate Relations Department.

        General Administration

        • Assist in management of territory-wide all hazards emergency management, specific to respective divisions.
        • Establish effective means of communication with divisions, territories, National Headquarters, and partners as required.
        • During major disasters serves on deployed staff of relief operations as necessary and appropriate (usually not to exceed three weeks).
        • During Territorial disasters serves on THQ Incident Management Team (IMT) in designated support role, helping to coordinate personnel and resources.
        • Support logistical efforts from THQ as required.
        • Work with various vendors and suppliers as needed or required
        • Attend all assigned meetings as needed or required
        • Assists Territorial EDS Coordinator in other duties as assigned.


          • Bachelors Degree
          • 3-5 years' related experience

            • Working knowledge of Long-Term Recovery (LTR) operations, standards and practices, as well as experience with engaging in recovery operations and/or programs.
            • Understanding of FEMA recovery / individual assistance process.
            • Working knowledge of VOAD and LTR/unmet needs roundtable process and operations.
            • Must have a valid driver's license.
            • Experience working in disaster zones and emergency management related field preferred.
            • Experience or high level of comfortability in presenting to small-medium sized audiences.
            • Overnight and extended travel (3 - 5 days) required regularly (may include weekends).
            • 50-60% travel required.

              All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.--------

Keywords: West Nyack - THQ, Tenafly , Territorial Recovery and Partnerships Coordinator, Other , West Nyack, New Jersey

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