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Intro/Program Description: LSNC is a multigenerational program of Goddard Riverside that serves the educational, recreational and cultural needs and aspirations of the Lincoln Square community with a focus on the residents of Amsterdam Houses and the Amsterdam Addition. West 65th Street Senior Center is funded by Department for the Aging. More than 300 active members were offered daily nutritious hot lunch as well as a variety of wellness, educational, art programs and social services. From March 2020, due to COVID health safety regulations the Center offers online are remote services only and will resume on-site activities as permitted by DFTA and Goddard Administration.


Purpose of Position: Under direct supervision, performs a variety of duties and responsibilities in support of Senior Center/NORC remote and onsite activities; provides assistance to the staff in areas such as the meals program, food distributions, telephone reassurance, Wellness calls, friendly visiting, senior transportation, front desk duties and other program activities and services; performs related work as required and assigned by Director.

 

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 4 days a week/ On-site and remotely as scheduled - 20 hours per week (10:00 am- to 3:00pm)


  • Assist with the recording and monitoring of activity attendance records.
  • Assist and coordinate with planning, implementing and facilitating program activities
  • Assist Center Members with accessing various activities ( including remote classes)
  • Assist with the Monthly Calendar of Events
  • Assist with organizing and storing program supplies
  • Assist with center congregate meal service and food pantries
  • Assist with front desk and reception
  • Maintain confidentiality of participant information
  • Participate in outreach activities
  • Provide shopping assistance and escort services for members if needed
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency preferred
  • Reading and writing skills adequate to produce telephone outreach progress notes
  • Basic Computer knowledge ( email, Microsoft office)
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish/ Russian/ Chinese ) would be an asset
  • One year experience in an office, school, social services or geriatric settings preferred

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Dependable and reliable with good organizational ability, time management skills
  • People-oriented -- enjoying interacting with aging population
  • Able to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in social or community services preferred
  • Flexibility with schedule is required
  • Must enjoy working with senior adults and have positive attitude

 

Physical Requirements

  • May require heavy lifting up to 30 pounds, including office supply, setting up tables, moving chairs, and other room set-ups for programs
  • Ability to walk a five block radius and push a shopping cart
  • Ability to stand for long hours

Intro/Program Description: LSNC is a multigenerational program of Goddard Riverside that serves the educational, recreational and cultural needs and aspirations of the Lincoln Square community with a focus on the residents of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Location

On-site
West 65th Street, New York, NY

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