Activities Program Coordinator

Sound Generations - Seattle, WA3.5

Full-time$21 an hour
Coordinates and manages a full range of activities, classes, services, special fundraising events, business sponsorship's and partnerships at the senior center. A responsibility of the position is to foster a more intercultural environment in the center, promote inclusion as well as programming in other languages etc.

Develops, schedules and implements specialized senior recreation programs, classes, and services of interest to a diversified participant membership.
Performs a variety of program operating activities including registration, membership enrollment, refunds, credits, gift certificates, etc.
Creates, updated and maintains classroom registration rosters as directed.
Researches, designs and implements revenue generating community-wide special events.
Recruits, leads, and supervises creative special events volunteer committee.
Recruits, trains, and supervises paid contracted instructors as necessary.
In conjunction with core volunteers and other senior center staff; manages and implements the yearly cycle of special fundraising events.
Maintains awareness of safety factors and regulations that promote a sage, comfortable and attractive environment for participants.
Answers incoming calls and communicates with Sound Generations personnel and the public to provide information and assistance regarding facility programs, operations, activities, special projects, services, resources, registration/membership forms and procedures.
Maintains the day to day electronic scheduling system of classes, programs, and services.
Point of contact for instructors and facilitators for program supplies.
Supports the administrative coordinator with marketing by providing weekly advertisement notices, mass mailing advertisements, program/class offerings and descriptions for the quarterly activity guide. Supplies regular online marketing content for Facebook and senior center website.
When needed, helps set-up, take down and move furniture, equipment and order supplies.
Participates in events related to understanding institutional racism and other forms of oppression.
Maintains regular and reliable attendance and punctuality at their designated work-site to support business operations, team goals and the public.
Performs other duties as necessary and/or assigned.

This position supervises volunteers, staff and contracted instructors. In the absence of the facility Director, supervises all daily operations and functions of the senior center.

Supervised by the Senior Center Director.
Maintains positive working relationships with Senior Center staff, participants, volunteers, staff at SG, Center Board Members and community contacts and supporters.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies or similar degree, 4 years comparable experience in lieu of Degree.
Gerontology knowledge given preference.
Supervisory experience is desirable.

Skills and Abilities:
Bilingual in Spanish and/or Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) language preferred.
Ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles (e.g. low income, minorities, frail, and disabled).
Ability to respond to multiple demands in a courteous and effective manner.
Self-starter with the ability to multi-task on multiple priorities effectively.
Demonstrated program development skills for traditional and innovative adult recreation programming.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Helps drive goal-oriented behaviors.
Effective time management skills.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Proficiency with Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, a publishing program such as Publisher, PDF creation/management such as ADOBE.
Preferred additional software skills to include database programs such as Salesforce, Email marketing tools, WordPress and Facebook usage.
Demonstrated networking skills.
Ability to work flexible hours, some nights and weekends.
Willingness to obtain CPR/First Aid Certification, Food Handlers Permit, WA MAST Alcohol Server Permit.
Valid Washington State Driver’s license, and access to insured vehicle.
Ability to perform basic math functions including multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, percentages and spreadsheet formulas.
Ability to set-up, take down and move furniture weighing up to 50 lbs.
Note: All employees are subject to complete a Criminal History Background Check and must complete a Criminal History Self-Disclosure Form.

Ability to read documents, write reports and correspondence, speak effectively with persons who may be hard of hearing. Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills. Preference given to bilingual candidates, Spanish and/or Cantonese/Mandarin.

Ability to perform basic math functions including multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, percentages and spreadsheet formulas.

Ability to problem solve and prioritize.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

The job is performed in a temperature regulated environment with a moderate noise level.