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Program Aide- Temporary

Supervisor: Program Director

Overview: University Settlement's Neighborhood Center, serving Manhattan's Lower East Side, offers a robust menu of services to a diverse population of older adults aged 60 and older at three locations in the neighborhood. The multi-service program provides case assistance, meals, health and wellness activities, recreational and educational activities, and non-traditional mental health supports.


  • Assist staff in outreach, engage participants activities and conversation
  • Create a friendly social atmosphere
  • Identify additional needs participants may have and alert appropriate staff
  • Assist guest speakers with arranging room and gathering participants,
  • Decorate center for parties and holidays
  • Assist in preparing flyers, calendars, bulletin boards and menu board
  • Keep attendance records on all activities and assist with data entry


  • High School Diploma or HSE
  • Two years of experience working with older adults or group work preferred
  • Specialized training or skills in recreational activities preferred
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to function as a team composed, of professionals, paraprofessionals & volunteers
  • Computer skills – Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • Facility in working in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual & multi-ethnic environment
  • Must be bi-lingual in English/Chinese or English/Spanish

Salary: $17.07/hour

Hours: 17 hours per week

Contact: Submit cover and resume to APPLY

Position ends on 06/28/2018

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