Southside Outreach Program Coordinator

The Tallahassee Senior Center has an opening for a part-time (24 hours per week) Southside Outreach Program Coordinator: The purpose of this program is to encourage and provide the tools for seniors to live healthier, more active lifestyles, achieve optimal aging, and be socially fit. Duties of this position include development, coordination, implementation, evaluation, and promotion of senior programs offered in Southside and other under-served Tallahassee communities. Provide individual assistance to seniors as needed, usually in a referral or connecting role. Facilitate health screenings, health education, and other relevant programs to meet the goals mentioned above. Maintain data, conduct surveys, and complete reports required for grant and other funding sources. Prepare information to be shared on websites, social media posts, etc. Represent Senior Services on relevant task forces, work groups, advisory councils, meetings, and community outreach events. Assist with Tallahassee Senior Center Foundation special events.

The ideal candidate would have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3-years’ experience in senior programming in the area of health education, social work, or gerontology. Must have excellent organizational, customer service, communication, and relationship-building skills. Must have good computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel and Word, and using databases. Ability to work as a team player essential. Personal transportation required. Salary is $17 per hour. This is a grant-funded, City temporary position and does not include paid benefits or leave time.

Candidates should submit a cover letter stating why they are interested in the position and what unique qualities they have for the position, a resume, and completed application below. Email nick.schrader@talgov.com; mail to Tallahassee Senior Center, 1400 N. Monroe St., 32303; or Fax 850-891-4020.
Candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter, resume and application by February 29, 2024.

COT Application (fillable) PDF

JD Southside Outreach Coordinator