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Special Projects Coordinator

Location: Brooklyn, NY

FLSA: Non-Exempt/Overtime Eligible

Benefits: Eligible

Hours Per Week: 35/Full-time

Shorefront Jewish Community Council (SJCC) provides support to help meet the human and social services needs of the indigent elderly, vocationally disadvantaged poor, and immigrant populations of Brighton Beach and surrounding communities. Currently, SJCC’s main services consist of case assistance/management, operating a large food pantry, and immigration services, and a large portion of its clients are Russian-speaking older adults, including a large number of Holocaust survivors.  SJCC also assists in coordinating development, civic affairs and economic revitalization in the area. SJCC additionally fosters neighborhood stabilization in order to serve the needs of the community at large.

Position Summary:

The Special Projects Coordinator (SPC) will project manage a variety of capacity building activities designed to foster agency growth, increase resources, and improve organizational efficiency.  The SPC will work to identify a new expanded and efficient food pantry facility, will oversee an expansion of utilization through community outreach and partnerships designed to close the gap on food insecurity in the neighborhoods served, and will serve as the in-house digital pantry system guru. The SPC will be responsible for all aspects of volunteer coordination including project identification, volunteer recruitment, engagement and retention.

Please note: This is an on-site position.

Principal Responsibilities:

Food Pantry Logistics Coordination

Volunteer Coordination

Special Projects


Skill and Education:

Physical Demands:

  1. Required Constantly: Walking, sitting, grasping, bending, stooping, squatting, computer input, finger dexterity and coordination of hand, eye and foot
  2. Required Frequently: Standing and climbing stairs; carrying laptop & files (approx. 8-10 lbs)
  3. Required Occasionally: Reaching above the shoulder, and lifting 5-25 pounds, pushing and pulling

Compensation: Commensurate with skills, experience and education

Benefits: Major medical, dental, vision and life insurance; pre-tax commuter benefits; FSA; 403(b) with employer contribution; plus generous vacation, sick leave and holidays.