Director of Senior Services

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $50,000



Start Date


Application Deadline



990 Pelham Parkway South
United States


Bronx House Senior Center is a hub for active older adults. The Director is a creative and dynamic person with the strong ability to multi task in running the day-to-day functions of this bustling center. He/She creates and oversees the recreational activities, administrative tasks, and congregate meals of the center. The Director engages with the community in a continuous effort to retain and increase membership.

Essential Duties:

  • Administer and supervise the programs and activities of the Senior Center
  • Develop and organize all aspects of programming for seniors including lunch, weekly trips, recreational, wellness and educational & Jewish programming
  • Work with NYC Department for the Aging to ensure deliverables are met, maintain member database
  • Ability to work within operating budget provided and maintain records of expenditures
  • Maintain and develop liaison with various community partners
  • Oversee Senior Advisory Board
  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise Senior Center employees and volunteers
  • Receive, research, and respond to citizen inquiries and provide information and referral services for a variety of social services available to seniors in the community
  • Develop and implement an outreach and marketing plan for the Senior Center
  • Promote the Senior Center’s activities and programs throughout the community via various channels in order to increase participation
  • Assist and support creative, independent activities by senior population
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to multi task and make sound last minute program decisions
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Education, Experience and Training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred
  • Knowledge of NYC DFTA regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and coordinate activities and programs with the senior population
  • Must have knowledge of Jewish programming and culture
  • Must be willing to become CPR certified and AED /First Aid certified and agree to maintain such certification
  • Must be willing to obtain NYC Certificate in Food Protection

Position Type/Work Hours

This is a full time position. Work days and hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm with occasional Sundays and agency special events.    





Bronx House offers medical, dental, vision, transit chek, flexible spending account and a contributory 403 B plan. Full time employees receive free membership to the facility.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to No phone calls.