Veterans Outreach Coordinator is responsible for coordinating our efforts at veteran distributions, such as Stand Downs and various community outreach events. This position will also refer veterans in need to various services and benefits.

 Essential Functions:

  • Scheduling distributions throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
  • Ordering products and preparing emergency food/care packages.
  • Distributing food, supplies, and information to food-insecure veterans in various settings.
  • Securing and managing volunteers as needed.
  • Maintaining and developing collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders and allied organizations in veteran services.
  • Public speaking as needed.
  • Assessing and referring veteran clients for eligibility for direct and support services, such as mental health, housing, crisis, and employment assistance.
  • Maintaining up-to-date client and accurate files on outreach and referral efforts.
  • Reporting data on a monthly and as-needed basis.
  • Performing other veteran outreach duties as assigned by the VP for Government Relations & Advocacy.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and, at times, stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

 Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent related experience.
  • Veteran status preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times.

 Long Island Cares embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity. 

Our goal is to attract, develop, retain, and promote a talented, diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential.

If interested, please complete the form and attach your resume and cover letter. 


Human Resource Associate