Explore Your Future Facilitator


(40.707397,-74.0126)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

65 BroadwayNew York, NY 10006

About

Objective

Facilitate Coming of Age workshops for adults 60+ at nine PSS Senior Centers (in upper Manhattan and the Bronx) on how to consider and plan for what’s next in their lives. In each of the 4 one-hour sessions, the facilitator(s) will be working with attendees on goal-setting, self-discovery, and the opportunity to pursue volunteering, civic involvement, lifelong learning, encore careers, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct workshops for adult learners to help identify who they are and how to set goals for the future
  • Facilitate small group exercises and promote open discussions
  • Give a brief overview of Coming of Age NYC. Encourage participants to sign up for the eNewsletter
  • Assist with setting up space for workshops, as needed
  • Maintain communication with Coming of Age representatives

Qualifications

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Experience in teaching, training and/or group presentation
  • Passionate about purposeful aging
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Sensitivity to confidential information
  • Belief in the importance of self-exploration
  • Ability to adhere to Coming of Age training curriculum
  • Bilingual Spanish desirable

Training

  • A 4-hour train-the-trainer session is required on Feb. 3, 2017. These trainings will teach facilitators the curriculum and how to lead each of the workshop exercises
  • Facilitators will receive a train-the-trainer manual and a participant manual and will learn how to use PowerPoint presentations
  • Ongoing support and training provided by Coming of Age representatives is available

Time Commitment

  • The commitment would last from February to July 2017
  • The commitment requires a flexible schedule

Benefits

  • Be a part of an exciting new initiative
  • Learn new skills
  • Promote growth and exploration of older adults
  • Meet interesting individuals with diverse backgrounds
  • Expand your knowledge of various resources for adults 55+
  • Receive travel/expense reimbursement

Skills

  • Elder care
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Life Coaching
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Requires flexible schedule, February to July 2017

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