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Sunnyside Community Services
Classification: Full-Time Temporary 1 year with full benefits
Reports to: Director of Caregiver Support Western Queens
PROGRAM: Sunnyside Community Services (SCS), an innovative community-based, social service organization in Queens (10 minutes by subway from Grand Central), is seeking an Activity Coordinator for the Western Queens Caregiver Program. The program provides information, referrals, counseling, and respite to family caregivers - those family members or friends who are providing care to physically disabled or cognitively impaired older adults, grandparents caring for grandchildren and older adults caring for a disabled adult.
JOB SUMMARY: As the Activities Coordinator, you will work under the supervision of the Program Director to plan, coordinate and conduct events, presentations, outreach and trainings for clients and individuals in Queens neighborhoods including Astoria, Jackson Heights, Flushing, and Forest Hills.
Outreach will include promoting the program both in-person at community events and through remote engagement over email, phone, and virtual platforms. You will also coordinate and help facilitate the program’s presentations to clients about topics related to caregiving, such as health issues, self-care, and long-term planning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Office environment with field work for outreach, and telecommuting when applicable. SCS currently operates on a hybrid model with three days in the office, and two days remote. This is subject to change.
If you would like to join our team, please forward a cover letter, resume, with subject line “Activities Coordinator” to Katie Hine at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunnyside Community Services’ strength lies in its ability to collaborate with people at every stage in their lives and in their own communities. We pride ourselves on an approach that is comprehensive, caring, and community based.
All positions at Sunnyside Community Services are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.
Location is convenient to public transportation (a 10-minute subway ride from Grand Central.)
For more information on Sunnyside Community Services, please visit https://www.scsny.org
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