Program Coordinator - Ingersoll SAGE Center

SAGE (Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders) | Brooklyn, New York



Job Summary

The Program Coordinator promotes, enhances, and leverages the resources of the Ingersoll SAGE Center, for the wellness and well-being of LGBT older adults. Secures and coordinates programs offered by staff, consultants, and volunteers. Engages in outreach to cultivate an active and engaged pool of participants and attendance at events. Collaboratively ensure with other staff that the program meets contract deliverables as defined by NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA).  Maintains accurate service delivery and other pertinent data.

Reports To

Site Manager


  • Ensure and facilitate delivery of diverse array programming for LGBT older adults at Ingersoll SAGE Center; proactively solicit suggestions from current and prospective participants and also ensure the provision of mandated programming
  • Coordinate with SAGE specialists, consultants, contracted instructors and volunteers to implement daily curriculum at Ingersoll SAGE Center
  • Conduct outreach with local LGBT constituencies and other community resources, to (1) build attendance at SAGE events through printed materials (flyers, calendar), word of mouth, social media, and other available means, and (2) seek input/participation in programming
  • Collaborate with pertinent staff to evaluate needs of diverse groups of LGBT older adults and respond with innovative, evidence-based interventions
  • Collaborate with Site Manager and Administrative Assistant to ensure collection of client and service unit statistics and entry into regulatory and agency databases; provide monthly data reports to Site Manager
  • Conduct on-going assessment of actual vs. projected service units to ensure DFTA targets for Ingersoll SAGE Center are met
  • Complete administrative paperwork and assist in DFTA reporting process
  • Attend pertinent conferences and in-services training sessions that contribute to professional enrichment of staff and innovative programming
  • Represent Ingersoll SAGE Center at community events (e.g. health fairs, pride festivals)
  • Perform other duties as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or other helping profession, plus similar or related salaried experience; the degree requirement may be waived if applicant possesses substantial experience
  • Possess or be able to acquire NYC Food Handlers license
  • Experience performing community outreach, including creating and implementing targeted outreach plans.
  • Experience collaborating with other CBO’s, and producing/implementing community –based programming
  • Ability to travel on public transport to outreach locations
  • Computer-proficient; ability to learn pertinent regulatory and agency software and database programs
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks while maintaining appropriate level of customer service
  • Flexible and dependable


Competitive salary; SAGE offers a competitive benefits package as well as an exciting and unique work environment.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Tactile understanding of issues facing LGBT, older adults, people of color, and other marginalized communities
  • Cultural and linguistic competency to enable effective communication among diverse groups of Participants
  • Bilingual in Spanish

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to Careers@sageusa.orgwith “Program Coordinator – Ingersoll SAGE Center” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

SAGE (Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders)


Organization: Nonprofit Organizations