City of Boston

Age Friendly Coordinator

Req ID
2023-25692
Dept
Age Strong
Position
Regular Full-Time
Location
Comm Elderly Affairs
Salary Min
57,843.14
Salary Max
80,707.24
Union
SU4
Openings
1
Posting End Date
4/10/2024
Contact Email
josephine.hoey@boston.gov

Overview:

The Age Friendly Coordinator will work closely with the Director in the implementation of the Age-Friendly Boston initiative.  Responsibilities include outlining policy and program initiatives, managing new partnerships with key stakeholders internally and externally, developing and coordinating outreach plans, overseeing specific projects, managing program participants and collaborators, volunteer recruitment, preparing outreach materials and conducting presentations.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports in the management, planning, research, and implementation of the Age-Friendly Boston initiative
  • Collaborate with the Director to assess needs and create project/action plans.
  • Manages all Age-Friendly related projects and initiatives.
  • Acts as subject matter expert providing policy advice, researching best practices and drafting recommendations and reports.  
  • Coordinates with agencies and City Departments to integrate Age-Friendly concepts and guidelines through different planning projects. Develops and implements ongoing processes with short and long term impact
  • Manage the relationship with stakeholders which include identifying and creating new partnerships.
  • Provides guidance to residents and stakeholders who need help understanding Age-Friendly concepts and domain areas. Conducts presentations and provides one-on-one support.
  • Manage program participants, outreach efforts, and volunteer recruitment.
  • Develop and conduct Age-Friendly related trainings for staff, partners and older adults.
  • Leads recruitment, trainings and assessments for the Age Friendly Business Certification. 
  • Performs related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in human services, program management, community organizing or marketing required. 
  • Associate’s degree may count for up to one (1) year of required experience, bachelor’s degree may count for up to two (2) years of required experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to convey information effectively and promote programs.
  • Experience working in the aging field highly preferred.
  • Creative with experience identifying target audience and devising targeted plans that engage and inform.
  • Experience and comfortability working with diverse communities, delivering services to a multiracial, multigenerational, multicultural, and multilingual population. 
  • Experience with managing projects and community surveys preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Professional, adaptable and collaborative attitude.
  • Proven logistical coordination skills preferred. 
  • Strong problem solving ability preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills both in person and by phone.
  • Strong customer service ethic and high expectations for quality.
  • Self-starter with strong time management ability.
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise and comprehensive reports.
  • Ability to give team feedback.
  • Demonstrates proper use of databases, and data management tools.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  • Travel throughout Boston may be required in support of the position’s responsibilities.
  • Experience in typical office software systems (Microsoft Office, and Google Suite) preferred. 
  • Bilingual (Spanish, Haitian Creole, CaboVerdean Creole, Vietnamese, Cantonse, or Mandarin) preferred.

 

 

Subject to CORI check.

Boston Residency Required.

 

Terms:

Union/Salary Plan/Grade:SEIU/RL_16

Hours per week:  35

 

 

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