The Program Coordinator promotes, enhances, and leverages the resources of the Bronx SAGE Center, for the wellness and well-being of LGBT older adults. Secures and coordinates programs offered by staff, consultants, and volunteers. Engages in outreach to cultivate an active and engaged pool of participants and attendance at events. Collaboratively ensure with other staff that the program meets contract deliverables as defined by NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA). Maintains accurate service delivery and other pertinent data.
Reports to: Site Manager
Location: Bronx SAGE Center
Status: Full-time/Non-Exempt; 35 hours/week; salaried position
Schedule: Frequently 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday; regular schedule variances to occur in accordance with program need, including and not limited to evening or holiday programming, outside trips, or other events
- Ensure and facilitate the delivery of diverse array programming for LGBT older adults at SAGE Center Bronx; proactively solicit suggestions from current and prospective participants and also ensure the provision of mandated programming
- Ensure, develop strategies, and facilitate intergenerational Programs as well as build deep engagement with community-based organizations to create an intergenerational hub at SAGE Center Bronx at the Pride House.
- Coordinate with SAGE specialists, consultants contracted instructors and volunteers to implement the daily curriculum at Bronx SAGE Center
- Conduct outreach with local LGBT constituencies and other community resources, to (1) build attendance at SAGE events through printed materials (flyers, calendar), word of mouth, social media, and other available means, and (2) seek input/participation in programming
- Collaborate with pertinent staff to evaluate the needs of diverse groups of LGBT older adults and respond with innovative, evidence-based interventions
- Collaborate with Site Manager and Administrative Assistant to ensure collection of client and service unit statistics and entry into regulatory and agency databases; provide monthly data reports to Site Manager
- Conduct an on-going assessment of actual vs. projected service units to ensure DFTA targets for SAGE Center Bronx are met
- Complete administrative paperwork and assist in DFTA reporting processAttend pertinent conferences and in-services training sessions that contribute to professional enrichment of staff and innovative programming
- Represent SAGE Center Bronx at community events (e.g. health fairs, pride festivals)
- Perform other duties as needed
Required Skills and Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or other helping profession, plus similar or related salaried experience; the degree requirement may be waived if applicant possesses substantial experience
- Possess or be able to acquire NYC Food Handlers license
- Experience performing community outreach, including creating and implementing targeted outreach plans.
- Experience collaborating with other CBO’s, and producing/implementing community – based programming
- Ability to travel on public transport to outreach locations
- Computer-proficient; ability to learn pertinent regulatory and agency software and database programs
- Strong organizational skills
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Ability to perform multiple tasks while maintaining appropriate level of customer service
- Flexible and dependable
Additional, Preferred Qualifications:
- Tactile understanding of issues facing LGBT, older adults, people of color, and other marginalized communities
- Cultural and linguistic competency to enable effective communication among diverse groups of Participants
- Bilingual in Spanish
Compensation: Competitive salary; SAGE offers a generous benefits package, as well as an exciting and unique work environment.
How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Program Coordinator – Bronx SAGE Center” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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