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Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Organizational Summary

Buffalo City Mission’s vision is to restore hope to the homeless and hurting of Western New York. We provide emergency shelter and nourishing meals to thousands of homeless men, women and children. But we don’t believe that’s enough.

With the strengths of our brand new Alfiero Family Center (men’s facility), along with the beautiful Cornerstone Manor, Buffalo City Mission provides comprehensive recovery programs to help homeless men, women and children rebuild stable, healthy, productive lives.

The purpose of Buffalo City Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope, by providing the following:

  • Share the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ
  • Offer services to meet immediate physical needs of those seeking assistance, including food, clothing, shelter, and medical care
  • Bring programs of rehabilitation to those wishing to change their lives
  • Being advocates for the poor and needy through increasing public awareness
  • Assisting the community and other like-minded agencies in aiding the needy
  • Maintaining administrative excellence and the highest levels of personal integrity and commitment.

To Apply for the Following Positions, please click the “APPLY” button within the description:

A*4TD

Associates for Training & Development:

The mission of Associates for Training and Development (A4TD) is to assist mature workers to become the best-qualified candidate for jobs consistent with their interests and abilities. As a complement to that mission, A4TD works with employers and community organizations to develop and increase the range of employment opportunities available to mature workers. As an integral part of this mission, A4TD recognizes the importance of coordinating its services with those of other organizations. You Must be 55 and older – low income – unemployed to apply.

Child Care Trainee

Our Mission Statement
Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Purpose
The purpose of Buffalo City Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope.

Summary:
The person will be training to plan and implement age appropriate activities within a New York State licensed and certified childcare program, teach and play with the children, as well as develop and maintain positive relationships with mothers.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood, Child Development Accreditation (CDA) or a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Trainee must be able to pass NYS criminal background check guidelines and urine toxicology screening.

Essential Functions and Tasks:

A representative summary of training objectives is provided below. The trainee may be asked to perform related tasks other than those specifically stated in this description. The duties and responsibilities of the trainee position are to be carried out in a manner that is consistent with the mission, values and operating principles of the Buffalo City Mission.

Candidates that train within the Cornerstone Manor ECEP will receive training in the following areas:

Completion of a minimum of 30 working hours of training every two years. Fifteen hours of such training must be received during the first six months of employment. Training topics will include:

  • Principles of Childhood Development
  • Nutrition and Health Needs of Infants and Children
  • Child Day Care Program Development
  • Safety & Security Procedures
  • Business Record Maintenance & Management
  • Child Abuse & Maltreatment Identification & Prevention
  • Statues & Regulations Pertaining to Child Day Care
  • Statutes & Regulations Pertaining to Child Abuse & Maltreatment
  • Education and Information on the Identification, Diagnosis, & Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome

How to apply:

Application coming soon, meanwhile applicant may contact
Katie Walters, NYS Regional Director, Associates for Training and Development
3370 Delaware Ave. Kenmore, NY 14217, phone 585-703-0806.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a drug screen and a background check. Buffalo City Mission is an EEOE.


Thrift Store Associate in Training

Our Mission Statement
Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Purpose
The purpose of Buffalo City Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope.

Summary:
The participant in this position will be trained in customer service and retail basics. Participant will learn all aspects of retail including customer service, merchandising, marketing, time management and leadership building.

Essential Functions and Tasks:

A representative summary of tasks to be performed is provided below. The trainee may be asked to perform training-related tasks other than those specifically stated in this description. The duties and responsibilities of the position are to be carried out in a manner that is consistent with the mission, values and operating principles of the Buffalo City Mission.

Participants will be instructed on different aspects of a retail environment. Participants in this position will be trained to/in:

  • Time management, organizational skills and leadership development as related to retail.
  • Computer literacy and proper use.
  • Merchandising and product placement to best fit a customer base and increase revenue
  • Marketing techniques and strategies to best fit your customer base and impact profit
  • Cash handling and basic register training (Clover Systems)
  • Sorting, Stocking and Product Movement to best create profit
  • Creating customer retention and increasing a customer base through customer service.
  • Loss Prevention techniques and understanding shrink
  • Product knowledge and team building
  • Greeting vs. Selling
  • Overall understanding of the components of a retail environment and an understanding of the different impacts of each component on profit.

How to apply:

Application coming soon, meanwhile applicant may contact
Katie Walters, NYS Regional Director, Associates for Training and Development
3370 Delaware Ave. Kenmore, NY 14217, phone 585-703-0806.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a drug screen and a background check. Buffalo City Mission is an EEOE.


Food Service Attendant in Training

Our Mission Statement
Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Purpose
The purpose of Buffalo City Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, meeting the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of men, women and children who are homeless or in need of hope.

Summary:
The participant in this position will be trained in all aspects of the kitchen including food safety, food preparation, organization and time management and leadership building.

Essential Functions and Tasks:

A representative summary of tasks to be performed is provided below. The trainee may be asked to perform training-related tasks other than those specifically stated in this description. The duties and responsibilities of the position are to be carried out in a manner that is consistent with the mission, values and operating principles of the Buffalo City Mission.

Participants will be instructed on basic sanitation, workplace safety regulations, and proper food preparation. Participants in this position will be trained to/in:

  • Reheat and maintain proper food temperatures of pre-cooked meals.
  • Clean kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances.
  • Learn all New York State sanitary regulations.
  • Learn proper safe food handling processes per above.
  • Learn proper food plating and presentation techniques.
  • Learn 15 Modules of Food Safety and Documentation including:
    • Module 1: Handwashing
    • Module 2: Employee Illness
    • Module 3: Food Handling
    • Module 4: Utensil Washing
    • Module 5: Personal Hygiene
    • Module 6: Thermometers
    • Module 7: Safe Cooking
    • Module 8: Reheating
    • Module 9: Hot and Cold Holding
    • Module 10: Safe Cooling
    • Module 11: Date Marking
    • Module 12: Safe Handling of Raw Animal Foods
    • Module 13: Safe Storage of Raw Animal Foods
    • Module 14: Food Surface Sanitizing
    • Module 15: Food-borne Illness
  • Clean and organize kitchen and dining area.
  • Customer service skills related to food services.
  • ServSafe Food Handler training.
  • Time management, organizational skills and leadership development as related to food services.
  • Computer literacy and proper use.

How to apply:
Application coming soon, meanwhile applicant may contact
Katie Walters, NYS Regional Director, Associates for Training and Development
3370 Delaware Ave. Kenmore, NY 14217, phone 585-703-0806.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a drug screen and a background check. Buffalo City Mission is an EEOE.

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