Join the Seabury Team | LGBTQ Program Coordinator

POSITION TITLE: LGBTQ Program Coordinator


LOCATION: 2900 Newton Street NE, Washington DC, 20018


REPORTS TO: Social Innovator Manager


FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Exempt (30 hours per week)


TO APPLY: Send resume to Le'Anetta Obasanjo at lobasanjo@seaburyresources.org

 

Organization


Seabury Resources for Aging is a private, not-for-profit corporation registered in the District of Columbia, which provides various services to enhance the quality of life for older adults. Seabury’s mission is to provide personalized, affordable services and housing options to help older adults in the greater Washington, DC area live with independence and dignity. Seabury strives to continue to be the trusted community leader in aging services.


Overview of the Role


The LGBTQ Program Coordinator is responsible for the management and oversight of cultural, social, and recreational activities for LGBTQ program participants.


Department


This department provides culturally diverse programming for the LGBTQ senior population.


Responsibilities


  • Develop and coordinate a calendar of activities, events, and meetings for the LGBTQ senior program. This would entail engaging individuals of all gender identities.

  • Facilitate and increase participation in Peer Advisory Council membership and meetings with the council to plan activities and outreach.

  • Represent the program at community events.

  • Participate in the development of marketing strategies to promote activities and services to maximize LGBTQ involvement.

  • Promote and develop partnerships with other LGBTQ focused programs.

  • Assure compliance with Seabury Resources for Aging and D.C. Department of Aging and Community Living’s (DACL) policies and procedures.

  • Maintain accurate and current documentation on customers participating in the program.

  • Provide stats and summary of each event for the LGBTQ program.

  • Prepare the final report to note the progression of the program to DACL.



Key Qualifications

  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree

  • Two to four years of event planning experience

  • Two plus years working with Seniors and a clear understanding of the LGBTQ community

  • Clear communication skills including writing, verbal communication, and customer service

  • Must have basic computer skills and use of Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Strong attention to detail is required and ability to meet deadlines

  • Thorough knowledge of effective telephone skills and conflict resolution

  • Excellent people skills, keen judgment, patience, tact, discretion, and sensitivity to the needs and problems of older persons and those with disabilities

Work Environment: Standard office environment


Equipment Used: PC/laptop, computer printer, camera, office copier, telephone, facsimile machine, shredder, and typical office equipment.



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