Workshop Facilitator

Published

04/18/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Address

New York
New York
United States

Description

Objective

Facilitate Coming of Age workshops for adults 60+ at nine PSS Senior Centers (in upper Manhattan and the Bronx) on how to consider and plan for what’s next in their lives. In each of the 4 one-hour sessions, the facilitator(s) will be working with attendees on goal-setting, self-discovery, and the opportunity to pursue volunteering, civic involvement, lifelong learning, encore careers, etc.

 

Responsibilities

·       Conduct workshops for adult learners to help identify who they are and how to set goals for the future

·       Facilitate small group exercises and promote open discussions

·       Give a brief overview of Coming of Age NYC.  Encourage participants to sign up for the eNewsletter

·       Assist with setting up space for workshops, as needed

·       Maintain communication with Coming of Age representatives

 

Benefits

·       Be a part of an exciting new initiative

·       Learn new skills

·       Promote growth and exploration of older adults

·       Meet interesting individuals with diverse backgrounds

·       Expand your knowledge of various resources for adults 55+

·       Receive travel/expense reimbursement


Requirements and Qualifications

·       Exceptional interpersonal skills

·       Experience in teaching, training and/or group presentation

·       Passionate about purposeful aging

·       Ability to work as a team

·       Sensitivity to confidential information

·       Belief in the importance of self-exploration

·       Ability to adhere to Coming of Age training curriculum

·       Bilingual Spanish desirable

 

Training

·       A 4-hour train-the-trainer session is required. These trainings will teach facilitators the curriculum and how to lead each of the workshop exercises

·       Facilitators will receive a train-the-trainer manual and a participant manual and will learn how to use PowerPoint presentations

·       Ongoing support and training provided by Coming of Age representatives is available

 

Time Commitment

·       The commitment would last from now to August 2018, possibly until December 2018

·       The commitment requires a flexible schedule

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

KDinham@pssusa.org


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