We are pleased to announce the following career opportunities currently available at Long Island Cares, Inc. – The Harry Chapin Regional Food Bank. All employees who meet the qualifications for any of these positions are invited to apply by submitting a resume and cover letter directly to the administrative team member conducting interviews. Long Island Cares, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applicants to apply regardless of race, cultural identity, religion or gender identity.
GOVERNMENT & VETERANS AFFAIRS COORDINATOR
The Government and Veteran Affairs Coordinator will play a key role in advocacy and public policy research working under the Chief Government Affairs Officer (CGAO). This position will assist in all aspects of our sustained efforts to better engage and mobilize the general public and policymakers at the town, county, state, and federal levels. Furthermore, this person is responsible for conducting mobile outreach and providing care coordination services for veterans in need of wrap around services. Care coordination includes conducting outreach to recruit veterans into the program, tracking internal and external referrals, documenting individual progress, and determining an appropriate service plan based on the veteran’s needs. The ideal candidate will be familiar with public policy issues relating to veterans, nutrition, poverty, and social justice as well as the key veteran service providers on Long Island.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, Master’s preferred; be able to lift packages greater than 30 lbs.; drive company vehicles, have intermediate computer knowledge of Microsoft Office, and possess excellent communication, written, and organizational skills. Demonstrate an ability to persuade and collaborate with diverse partners. A clean NYS DMV record and a background check are required for this position. Veteran status is preferred.
Job Type: Full-time (40 hours/week)
Salary: Commensurate upon experience.
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