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Senior Center Coordinator

Company: The Salvation Army Northwest Division
Location: Seattle
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description DEPARTMENT: CORPS POSITION TITLE: SENIOR CENTER COORDINATOR STATUS: NON-EXEMPT-Regular/Full-time DIRECT SUPERVISOR: OPERATIONS MANAGER UNIT: SEATTLE WHITE CENTER CORPS GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is the spiritual regeneration of all people. MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. FUNCTION OF POSITION: As a Senior Center Coordinator, this is an administrative position where you will oversee and lead in creating and developing programs and promoting activities that will serve the seniors who attend the senior center. You are responsible for coordinating programs and activities for the seniors who attend the senior center. You will plan, facilitate, and oversee daily activities, day trips, and special occasions for the facility. Other responsibilities include managing the program budget, maintaining records, and preparing reports. As the coordinator, your duties also include recruiting volunteers for the center. You may also be expected to represent your senior center in the community and plan fundraising events to help with budgeting. You will also be responsible for connecting with local agencies that serve seniors within our community to assess how we can best serve them. Some other duties include but are not limited to assisting in the food pantry, and assisting with summer camp, VBS, and other areas when requested. SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday with occasional evenings, weekends, holiday This job has some flexibility 7 am - 3:30 pm or 7:30 am - 4 pm. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: High school graduate with a demonstrated ability to oversee and coordinate activities and programs within the senior population. Related experience in the field of social services or senior services is preferred but not required. Ability to read and write clearly in English. Work with clients from various backgrounds. QUALIFICATIONS Applicants must be at least 21 years of age or older and have a current WA Driver License Must be able to clear the Motor Vehicle Records check. Applicants must comply with the child protection policies of The Salvation Army. An understanding and acceptance of The Salvation Army's mission, philosophy, program, and practices. Knowledge of Photography and Videography products, technology, and editing software Knowledge of social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram Ability to plan, direct, and evaluate the work of volunteers. Ability to work independently or with other staff members. Ability to keep calm in demanding situations. Preferably will have First Aid & CPR certification, Food Handlers permit, and Bloodborne Pathogens training. This can be obtained within the first 90 days of employment. Applicants must have experience working with volunteers. Ability to maintain current programs and develop new programs. Ability to work independently with good judgment. Applicants must have experience working with volunteers and employees in either a team or supervisory role. Demonstrate leadership ability. Detail-oriented, Self-starter, and Team Player. Ability to schedule work and complete tasks with minimal supervision. Flexible in work habits. Must be able to work with co-workers, assist where needed, and supervise staff. Must have good customer service skills, networking skills, and the ability to positively represent The Salvation Army Ability to communicate with clients in a positive and unbiased manner. An ability to "defuse" or ne

Keywords: The Salvation Army Northwest Division, Seattle , Senior Center Coordinator, Other , Seattle, Washington

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