Position Description

JOB DESCRIPTION-Waltham Connections for Healthy Aging – September, 2019

Latinx Outreach Coordinator (Part-Time)

Supervisor: Director, Waltham Council on Aging (CoA) in collaboration with Director, Waltham Connections for Healthy Aging, Healthy Waltham (the administrative agency overseeing Connections’ grants).

General Duties: TBD

Specific Responsibilities/Tasks:

  • Reach out to community organizations that serve older adults in Waltham’s Latinx community to inform them about both Connections activities and services as well as activities available through the CoA.
  • Provide assistance, as needed to Latinx older adults to utilize community resources for health, education and social participation.
  • Advise CoA staff and Connections volunteers around understanding the needs and wants of the Latinx community and to address those needs/wants.
  • Plan and be available for 1-2X/month program(s) at the CoA/Senior Center. This will begin to provide an extended welcome to Latinx seniors.
  • Help with distribution of informative Spanish language flyers and 
newsletters to places frequented by Spanish speaking older adults 
throughout Waltham.
  • Increase Latinx attendance at regularly scheduled CoA programs and special 
events.
  • Participate in Connections events such as monthly Senior Food Pantries in 
Waltham Senior Housing sites and in social gatherings.
  • Reach out to community organizations that offer ESL or English conversation 
classes to provide at least one class at the CoA/Senior Center.
  • Attend regular meetings with supervisor(s) for guidance and assistance 
completing above responsibilities and/or special projects.
  • Other responsibilities based upon community interests and needs, to be 
determined with supervisor.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish; Bicultural Latinx preferred.
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity as well as a base of knowledge of diversity 
and inclusion work.
  • Experience with group facilitation.
  • Competent written and verbal communication skills in Spanish and English.
  • Demonstrated dependability, active listening and organizational skills.
  • Team work, patience and willingness to accept feedback.
  • Minimum, High School Diploma, relevant education and/or experience.
  • Basic computer literacy and ability to communicate via email.

Conditions:

  • Part-time, temporary employee, no benefits.
  • Paid hours dependent upon funding availability.
  • Hours: 18-22 hours/month. Weekly work schedule to be determined with 
supervisor.
  • Hourly pay rate = $20 – $25/hour based on skills and experience.