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Manager, Intergenerational Program Engagement

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New York, NY
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Published 26 days ago


DOROT is headquartered on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and the team works on a hybrid schedule. The Manager, Intergenerational Program Engagement will be expected to work in the office a minimum of 3 days per week and as needed.


DOROT was founded in 1976 by Columbia University graduates seeking to make a difference for older adults in their community. We provide a dynamic partnership of seniors, volunteers and professionals dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults to help them live independently as valued members of the community. Our wide array of programs – conducted onsite, in the home, by Zoom and phone, and in the community – are designed to combat loneliness and social isolation. Compassionate care and a commitment to excellence are hallmarks of our programs and staff.

DOROT serves the Jewish and wider community and offers a lifeline of support to older adults in Manhattan and Westchester and beyond. DOROT is an innovative leader in mobilizing volunteers of all ages to improve the lives and health of the elderly and address the challenges of an aging society. We bring the generations together in mutually beneficial partnership, engaging over 5,000 older adults and 6,000 volunteers a year in meaningful and impactful programming. To learn more, visit

About the Intergenerational Program Engagement Department

DOROT’s Intergenerational Program Engagement Department oversees the agency’s multi-faceted intergenerational program model for families and youth in grades K-12, engaging 2,500+ youth volunteers each year in meaningful connections with older adults. These programs bridge the generational divide and promote greater understanding and respect between generations. Each of our programs reflects DOROT’s commitment to bringing the generations together to share stories and perspectives, learn and create together, and value each other’s contributions.

About the Opportunity

DOROT is seeking a highly skilled and passionate experiential Jewish educator to play an important role in enhancing, facilitating and codifying DOROT’s intergenerational program model. The Manager of the Intergenerational Program Engagement Department oversees and delivers high quality teen leadership and intergenerational programs. At the core of our work is a belief in the inherent need for people of all ages to connect with one another and to develop compassion and responsibility for one another through meaningful intergenerational connections and communal responsibility. The ideal candidate has experience as a generative thinker, problem solver and committed collaborator who inspires enthusiasm and curiosity among program participants. She/He/They must possess the skills for innovative, creative design thinking and implementation that is built on the importance of mutual intergenerational connections to create a community where all participants feel valued and that they matter.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise two Program Coordinators and a Program Assistant responsible for implementing the department’s program portfolio.
  • Oversee and facilitate DOROT’s signature Teen Internship Program in Manhattan, which operates year-round and engages 200 teens and 80 older adults.
  • Serve as the lead Jewish Educator for the Jewish Summer Teen Internship Program in Manhattan during 4 weeks in the summer.
  • Drive and grow service-learning partnerships with schools and youth organizations to engage over 20 schools.
  • Be responsible for and support GENuine Connections, DOROT’s intergenerational online community program.
  • Implement and facilitate DOROT’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah program engagement; this includes Bar/Bat Mitzvah projects, Jewish service-learning partnerships, and intergenerational workshops/special events.
  • Execute volunteer opportunities for families including visiting programs for Purim and Hannukah, ongoing home visits and onboarding of new family volunteers.
  • Work with the team to maintain and deepen relationships with a wide array of schools, youth organizations, synagogues and community partners.
  • Collaborate with peers and other departments to sharpen and advance program goals and enhance our impact:
  • With Constituent and Community Services to meet the unique needs of older adults.
  • With Marketing and Communications for ongoing promotion and marketing.
  • With Program Impact and Evaluation to construct and analyze program surveys and identify areas for program improvement.
  • Input client and program participation data using DOROT’s Salesforce platform; conduct monthly review of metrics to ensure meeting of program goals and grant deliverables.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in education/social work or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of working in experiential teen education with at least 2 years in Jewish education
  • Experience with leading group process and leadership development for teens
  • Supervisory/managerial experience
  • Demonstrated success with participant recruitment and engagement, program planning and development, and project management
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team setting
  • Passion and sensitivity for DOROT’s mission
  • Comfort and ease working with older adults
  • Experience working with constituents from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi task
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Basic knowledge of database/information management systems is preferred
  • Availability to work occasionally during evening hours and on 8 -10 Sundays per year for programs and presentations

Why Work with Us 

At DOROT, we believe that the power of connection can be transformative. Working with us means that you will have:

  • Flexibility in your working schedule.  DOROT supports a hybrid work environment as well as offers just over 1 months’ time each year to spend however you like, thanks to a generous PTO policy.
  • Access to health care. Whether it be medical, vision, dental, disability or life insurance, we’ve got you covered and offer a bevy of benefits to ensure that you and your family are taken care of.
  • Support to plan for your future. We offer a 403(b) contribution of 3% after your first two years with us with the opportunity for increasing contributions as you stay with us over time. 
  • Experience professional growth. DOROT is financially strong and in growth mode; we are an organization where you can make a difference. 
  • Competitive Compensation. Candidates can expect a base salary between $70K-$80K commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.

It is the policy of DOROT, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals for employment or advancement without discrimination because of race, color, religion creed, political association, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence or stalking victim status, national origin, citizenship, age, veteran status, pregnancy, disability, genetic, genetic characteristics, or other protected status.



DOROT is headquartered on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and the team works on a hybrid schedule. The Manager, Intergenerational Program Engagement will be expected to work in the office a minimum of 3 days per week and as needed…

Details at a Glance

Time Commitment
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Full Time Schedule
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4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
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USD $70,000 - USD $80,000 / year


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Work must be performed in or near New York, NY

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and a resume

Please send a cover letter and a resume

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