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ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR – Caregiver Support Western Queens

Sunnyside Community Services

Salary Info:



Classification: Full-Time Temporary 1 year with full benefits

Reports to: Director of Caregiver Support Western Queens

Salary: $45,000

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.


  1. Reach out to and coordinate with relevant programs and organizations to develop training presentations for clients on topics related to caregiving, aging, health and nutrition, and self-care.
  2. Create a monthly training calendar for caregiver clients.
  3. Assist the Director in responding to inquiries about the program.
  4. Coordinate and participate in outreach and marketing activities for the program.
  5. Track and report client participation in events and outreach engagement in program database.
  6. Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Associate degree with two years’ experience.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
  • Experience developing and running street outreach events, developing community partnerships and community resources.
  • Understanding of the needs and challenges of caregivers and older adults.
  • Excellent interpersonal, public speaking, and written communication skills to engage with community members, partner organizations and clients with diverse opinions, values, characteristics, and cultures.
  • Strong computer skills to manage remote presentations, and ability to provide accurate and timely documentation, tracking and reporting on data in Excel and program databases.
  • Time management skills to coordinate multiple responsibilities and services.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in both a home and office environment.
  • Maintain client and agency confidentiality.


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.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Flexible spending account and transit program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 20 days of paid vacation per year
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • 6 personal/floating days
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability

How to Apply:

If you would like to join our team, please forward a cover letter, resume, with subject line “Activities Coordinator” to Katie Hine at

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

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