HRA/DEPT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
HRA/DEPT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
Job Posting Notice
Emergency Food and Assistance Program (EFAP) Program Monitor
Civil Service Title
4 World Trade Center
# of Positions
Title Code No
Proposed Salary Range
$ 38,333.00 – $ 44,083.00 (Annual)
Emergency and Intervention Services (EIS) provides a variety of comprehensive emergency social services to vulnerable populations. These services address immediate and long-term needs of individuals and families and are administered through a matrix of programs that include the following: The Office of Domestic Violence (ODV), the Office of Burial Services (OBS), Emergency Food and Utility Assistance Program (EFNAP), and Emergency Utility Intervention Programs (EUIP).
The Emergency Food and Nutrition Assistance Program (EFNAP) seeks to improve the nutritional status of low income New Yorkers by (1) providing food and funding to approximately 600 emergency food programs (food pantries and community kitchens); (2) facilitating and monitoring SNAP outreach services throughout the emergency food network; (3) monitoring and managing SNAP outreach services provided by contracted vendors; and (4) promoting food support benefits.
EIS’ Emergency Food and Nutrition Assistance Program (EFNAP) is recruiting for one (1) Community Associate to function as an Emergency Food and Assistance Program (EFAP) Program Monitor, who will under the general supervision of the EFAP Coordinator, will be responsible for the monitoring of the food distribution operation at approximately 600 emergency food programs and insuring adherence to agency guidelines and will:
Conduct citywide field visits to soup kitchens and food pantry sites in order to monitor and assure adherence to agency mandates.
Interview providers in the Emergency Food and Assistance Program (EFAP) in order to maintain current information, files and facilitate services.
Provide information and technical assistance to individuals, groups or organizations participating in EFAP.
Maintain liaisons with groups participating in program and record information obtained and action taken in meeting with these groups.
Ensure compliance with FeedNYC data entry requirements.
Prepare statistical and programmatic reports.
Develop and update community resources, sharing them with EFAP participants.
Assist in the preparation of flyers, leaflets, and other public relations materials on food related issues i.e. food distribution, food safety and nutrition education.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. High school graduation or equivalent and three years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to duties described above; or
2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” above.
The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DSS/HRA/DHS qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.
Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:
In addition, the Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services offers competitive salaries and the following benefits:
Generous Pension Plans (The New York Employees’ Retirement System);
401(k) and Roth 457 Retirement Savings Programs;
U.S. Savings Bonds Flexible Spending Program;
Health Benefits, Dental, Vision Coverage, Prescription Drug Program;
Training and Professional Development;
Opportunity for Scholarship; College Savings Program;
Paid Holidays and Generous Annual Leave.
This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.”
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