Staff Positions Open

60+ Program Coordinator

AGENCY MISSION:

The Diversity Center is building an equitable community where LGBTQ+ people thrive.

60PLUS PROGRAM VISION AND MISSION:

Vision: Local LGBTQ elders are thriving. All elders on the Central Coast are honored and celebrated for who they are. Senior service providers are fully and publicly welcoming of the LGBTQ+ community. Local elders feel comfortable being “out” and accessing all community services. A result of this welcoming community will be no more health disparities between LGBTQ elders and the general population of elders.

Mission: To develop opportunities for social and recreational activities for LGBTQ+ seniors to enhance their quality of life; to support and educate community senior service providers and policy makers to fully integrate the needs of LGBTQ seniors in their policies, programs, and advocacy; to collect information on the unique needs of LGBTQ+ seniors in our county; and to put in place processes and persons to help meet the most urgent needs

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

To oversee the mission and work of the 60Plus Senior Program

Duties will include: 

  • Coordinate and implement six-session WISE health-promotion curriculum (we will train you to facilitate these groups)

  • Coordination of 60Plus events throughout the year: Five bimonthly luncheon socials (summer hiatus) with educational, informational or entertainment programs following lunch. 

  • Oversee six Senior Women’s Socials in alternate months between the luncheons.

  • Oversee six Senior Men’s Socials in alternate months between the luncheons. 

Communications:

  • Respond to all phone and email requests for senior information and referral assistance. 

  • Oversee social media outreach to isolated LGBTQ+ seniors. 

  • Work with TDC website point person to update all senior web site pages and resources.

  • Help 60+ participants feel connected to the Diversity Center overall.

  • Promote 60+ events through mailings, social media, etc

Program Operations:

  • Ensure all grant objectives get met and evaluated within the grant timeline. 

  • Work with staff and volunteers to maintain the 60Plus database.

  • Maintain good records for the program.

Community Engagement/Advocacy:

  • Support and manage the 60Plus Volunteer committee

  • Represent The Diversity Center & the 60Plus Senior Program in the community

  • Advocate for LGBTQ+ elders at city council meetings and other community events

  • Coordinate with TDC Executive Director the acknowledgement of 60+ donors and funders.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A passion for supporting LGBTQ+ elders

  • Works well independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and sound judgement

  • Related experience providing program development

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated organization skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Has a positive attitude

  • Experience in facilitation

Preferred Skills:

  • Bilingual preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Applications preferred

  • Experience with social networking sites preferred

  • Experience in health promotion and education a plus

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to staffing@diversitycenter.orgby August 16, 2019. Please include 60Plus Program Coordinator Application in your subject line. Only Word Documents or PDF files will be accepted.

SCHEDULE: 20 hours per week

PAY: $18.16 - $20.16 Per hour based on experience 

( $1/hour additional pay for bilingual differential) 

SUPERVISOR: Program Director 

Questions? Please contact executive director, Sharon Papo, at director@diversitycenter.org or 831-425-5422 x 101

60+ Program Coordinator Job Description



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