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Programming Development Coordinator (Senior Center)
Position Title: Programming Development Coordinator
Reports to: Programming and Member Services Manager
Classification: Full-time / Non- Exempt
Typical Schedule: Monday – Friday (35 hours) per week
Hourly wage: $23 - $25 DOE
This is an exciting time for Pike Market Senior Center! ( PMSC ) This 44 year old well-respected organization, located in the heart of Pike Place Market, has received funding from King County WA to reach more people and to expand its programming into a wider geography in Downtown Seattle. We are searching for the perfect person to develop and implement programming. Is it you?
If you are an individual who is interested in helping to enrich the lives of older adults who have limited resources, and who are experiencing marginalization you are part way there. If you also possess
strong organizational, communication and networking skills, and you relish the feeling of accomplishment, then yes, you could be the individual we want to work with.
Applications must be accompanied by a cover letter describing interest in the position in order to be considered.
The big goals of this position are:
Getting the word out to older adult residents of Downtown Seattle that PMSC is expanding its programming.
Assessing people's interests in programs and activities.
Recruiting volunteer facilitators for groups and classes.
Outreaching to apartment building managers and recruiting them as partners in getting the word out.
Developing additional spaces to those now at the Senior Center, for programming.
What would a normal day of work look like?
You will both work at the Senior Center and have your feet on the street. You will be part of a tremendously talented and energetic team of PMSC staff working at the Senior Center and will also do outreach to individuals living in low income and affordable apartment buildings in the 98101, 98121, and 98104 zip codes.
At times you will make yourself available to support current PMSC staff with activity programming at the Senior Center
All PMSC staff step up to support the work and one another when needs arise.
Special skills and experience required for this position:
At least 2 years experience working with underserved, diverse populations.
An AA or Bachelors degree in human services is a plus. Also a plus is experience working in marketing or promotions.
Experience developing and implementing programs and/or events.
Strong communication and networking skills.
Enjoys interacting with older adults.
Friendly, helpful, positive personality
Will use diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging as goals in all program development.
Understands the requirements of working in human services, including practice of confidentiality and good boundaries.
Speaks and writes in English clearly and fluently.
Consistent, organized, and able to follow a schedule.
Able to use initiative and problem-solve.
Observant and a good listener
Strong Microsoft Office skills.