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. The Program Manager assists and provides services to our Participants and Clients with a specific focus of those participants who are living with or potentially impacted by HIV, as described below.
Reports to: Director of Special Programs
Status: Full-time / Nonexempt, Salaried position
Location: In accordance with the program needs, plus travel to various locations within the NYC metropolitan area.
Schedule: Generally, 9:30 – 5:30, Monday-Friday; regular schedule variances to occur in accordance with program or business necessity.
Salary range: $60K – $70K
Duties and Responsibilities
- 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
- Engage potential community partners, consultants, and volunteers who can assist in SAGEPositive programming
- Supervise other program staff
- Hold a caseload of approximately 10-15 clients living with or potentially impacted by HIV, which may increase with the need
- Perform new client and participant intakes, including administration of mental health screenings, and input client notes in appropriate databases
- Conduct home visits as needed
- Lead or co-lead support groups or other group activities, specifically as they relate to HIV and sexual wellness
- Present externally on SAGEPositive programs at local and national events
- Sit on various New York City HIV-planning committees.
- Work with the Assistant Director of Special Programs and the Development Department to submit proposals for new and renewed grant funding
- Collect and enter all client/participant service unit data and client notes in the 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
- perform other duties as needed or assigned
- B.A. in social work or a related field or sufficient salaried experience in a program manager 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 workday, 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
- Background in program management
- Experience in peer group facilitation
- Outreach experience
- 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
- Spanish/English bilingual preferred
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Equal Employment Opportunity
SAGE is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of 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 status or characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. SAGE is dedicated to this policy, with respect to all matters concerning employment.