Senior Center Outreach Coordinator

Posting Date: January 29, 2024

Department: Department of Public Health (Elder Services)
Job Title: Outreach Coordinator
Vacancies: One (1) Permanent Full-time
Union Eligible: AFSCME Local 3147
Work hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday: 8:30AM-4:00PM; Tuesday: 8:30AM-5:00PM

$55,703.70-$69,629.63 (Salary determined by educational attainment per collective bargaining agreement)


The Director of Elder Services seeks a highly-motivated, compassionate, self-starting
professional to serve as Outreach Coordinator for the Lynn Council on Aging Senior Center.
The Outreach Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Director of Elder Services, Senior Center
Program Manager, and Department of Public Health to address the concerns and meet the needs of the
City’s sizable 60+ population.

Duties, Responsibilities, and Qualifications:
• Fostering relationships with public safety agencies, churches, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, and other community organizations working on behalf of the City’s 60+ population.
• Conduct office appointments, and if necessary in-home visits as assigned by the Director, to assist City’s elders in defining their needs and facilitate access to services.
• Refer residents to appropriate agencies.
• Document identified needs and maintain up-to-date, confidential files for Senior Center participants.
• Assist with updating resource fact sheets
• Upload information into database and provided monthly report on services rendered and areas of need.
Bachelor’s degree in a human service related field, or 3-5 years of experience in working with the 60+ population.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
• Good social/interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; A well developed sense of humor is a plus!
• Strong commitment to social justice and inclusivity, especially in the context of a diverse 60+ population in an urban setting.
• Ability to maintain effective relationships with agencies.
• Some evening and weekend hours may be required.
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Elder Services.
• Bilingual/bicultural candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
• When applicants are substantially similar in terms of qualifications, preference will be given to candidates who have resided in the City of Lynn for a continuous twelve-month period before the date of posting.

How To Apply
A completed application, with cover letter can be submitted via:

- Email ([email protected])
- Regular Post
- In-Person at the Personnel Department, Room 307 in Lynn City Hall

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line. Applications must be submitted by Friday, February 9 or you will not be considered.

Job Title: “Outreach Coordinator"


All applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment in employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, familial status, genetic information, or any other status prohibited by law.

The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
If you have any questions about the application process or need assistance, please call (781) 586-4000 or email us at [email protected].