Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

Elmcor Youth and Adult Activity, Inc. Queens, NY favicon


Under supervision of the Director of the Food Pantry program, provide community food pantry service assistance to participants of the food pantry. Oversight of all funded and non- funded services provided to food pantry participants.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain compliance and regulations set forth by Food Bank of NYC and Elmcor.
  • Ensures participants safety as required by Fire Department of New York (FDNY).
  • Maintains and complies with the standards set by Fire Department of NY, Department of Buildings, Department of Health & Mental Hygiene including, city, state, federal governing guidelines.
  • Reports potential unsafe conditions to Building maintenance and Director immediately.
  • Ordering of various food items for distribution from Food Bank of NY and Driscoll Foods.
  • Maintain compliance and regulations set forth by Food Bank of NYC and Elmcor.
  • Maintain compliance and regulations set forth by Food Bank of NYC and Elmcor.
  • Input and monitoring of participant served numbers in the Feed NYC portal monthly.
  • Account for all funding sources and track its expenditures.
  • Maintain proper and accurate inventory of food supplies.
  • Maintain program compliance in regards to all due dates of funding grant allocations.
  • Oversight of scheduling and tracking of delivery services to eligible senior participants.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records in a neat and organized manner.
  • Maintain up-to-date resource files, materials and contact information.
  • Maintains a display of benefits and resources of information on bulletin boards and/or designated area.
  • Conducts outreach of Food Pantry program.
  • Meets all deadlines of the assigned duties:
  • Monthly Program Report
  • Monthly Training Report
  • Maintains and all required programmatic certifications.
  • Keep all records including enrollment reports and appointments through the Plentiful system.
  • Plans and coordinates nutrition and health promotion activities for participants.
  • Maintains an accurate list of support linkage groups.
  • Provide information and referral to social services support linkages for additional resources.
  • Provide oversight of the Food Bank Tax program.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Develops alternative solutions with the Director where needed.
  • Works with Director in program planning and development.


  • Associates Degree in a related field with 2 years of program management.
  • Must receive/obtain First Aid, CPR, AED training.
  • Must receive/obtain Food Safety Training.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervise the Pantry Assistant and all volunteers in the Food Pantry services department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

Employment Type: Full Time

$43k annually.

Participation in 401K, Health Insurance, Paid Holidays, Annual and Sick Leave.

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