SAGE is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ+ older people. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York City, SAGE is a national organization as well as a local direct service provider in New York City that offers supportive services and consumer resources for LGBTQ+ older people and their caregivers, advocates for public policy changes that address the needs of LGBTQ+ older people and provides cultural competency training for aging providers and LGBTQ+ organizations. The Program Coordinator assists and provides services to our participants and clients with a specific focus on those participants who are living with or potentially impacted by HIV, as described below:

Reports to: SAGEPositive Program Manager
Status: Full-time / Nonexempt
Location: In accordance with the program needs, plus travel to various locations within the NYC metropolitan area.
Schedule: Full-time, 35 hours/week, Monday – Friday. Occasional schedule adjustments may also be necessary, per program necessity.
Salay Range: $46,198- $57,748

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the Program Manager to create, produce and promote ongoing SAGEPositive programming at all SAGE Centers and at other venues throughout
  • New York City on such topics as HIV and Aging, HIV and STI Prevention, Sexual Wellness, and HIV Benefits and Support Services
  • Attend meetings with Program Manager and other potential community partners to educate them about SAGEPositive and find ways to collaborate to promote the program
  • Create promotional materials for SAGEPositive programs
  • Track contacts and outreach efforts
  • Hold a caseload of approximately 10-15 clients living with or potentially impacted by HIV, which may increase with need
  • Perform new client and participant intakes, including administration of mental health screenings
  • Conduct home visits as needed
  • Engage high-risk clients through the DFTA/Healthfirst CCL program including conducting outreach and assisting with care management needs
  • Refer clients to HIV-specific support programs such as HASA and ADAP
  • Lead or co-lead support groups or other group activities, specifically as they relate to HIV and sexual wellness
  • Collect and enter all client/participant service unit data and client notes in database(s) thoroughly and in a timely manner (by the end of each day), in accordance with organizational policies and regulatory mandates, as well as fulfilling all other reporting requirements
  • Process vendor invoices for financial reimbursements and collaborates with Finance Department to insure timely payments
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • B.A. in social work or a related field, or sufficient salaried experience in a program coordinator role and/or with LGBTQ+ older adults living with HIV
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible and dependable – this position requires a seven-hour work day, with an additional one hour for lunch; some occasional evening or weekend hours may be required with advance notice
  • Ability to work independently as well as be an involved member of the Special Programs and Care Management team
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to organize files, reports, schedules, dates, and information
  • Self-directed and able to work with light supervision
  • Computer literate, with knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn other pertinent software systems and databases
  • Ability to travel throughout NYC via public transportation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with LGBTQ+ culture and communities
  • Experience working with aging populations and the public benefits associated with them
  • Familiarity with issues of cultural and linguistic competency with regard to ability, race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, gender identity and expression, and other characteristics that affect the lives of diverse older adults
  • Familiarity with social, medical, aging, and veteran services networks and supports
  • Spanish/English bilingual preferred

How to Apply: Please click here to begin the application process. Contact if you have any questions.


Equal Employment Opportunity

SAGE is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, marital or family status, family medical history or genetic information, veteran status, HIV serostatus, military or military discharge status, height, weight, disability or handicap, domestic violence victim status, employment status, socioeconomic status, criminal history or arrest record, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, natural hair or hairstyle, or any other group or characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. SAGE is dedicated to this policy concerning all matters concerning employment.