Memory Loss Program Coordinator

Memory Loss Program Coordinator

October 29, 2023

The Phinney Neighborhood Association (PNA) seeks a creative and compassionate facilitator for its Memory Loss Program at the Greenwood Senior Center (GSC). The facilitator will focus on developing, coordinating, and facilitating the Gathering Place, a twice weekly enrichment program for people living with Early Stage Memory Loss (ESML). Additional duties will include facilitating and developing additional memory loss programs at the GSC and online; and doing outreach on behalf of the memory loss program. This position reports to the Senior Programs Social Worker. Ideal candidates should have experience working with older adults and people living with dementia; as well as experience in small group facilitation or teaching.

• Develop curriculum, facilitate, and administer the 3-hour Gathering Place program twice a week
• Maintain participant and program notes
• Consult with the social worker to assist as needed with participant intake, transitions, and referrals to other programs
• Obtain all materials and supplies needed for programs
• Coordinate and supervise program volunteers and instructors
• Develop and maintain community partnerships and liaise with community organizations that offer arts and cultural enrichment opportunities
• Support and facilitate additional memory loss programs
• Assist with planning new memory loss programs
• Research innovative cognitive fitness activities and integrate new ideas
• Maintain a working knowledge of relevant memory loss programs in the community and help represent the senior center at city-wide dementia-friendly programming and events
• Represent Memory Loss program in community settings and at conference and workshops

• Bachelors degree in Social Work or related field preferred
• Education or experience working with people living with dementia
• Experience working with elders
• Minimum two years of experience in small group facilitation or teaching
• Experience with program management
• Proficient in technology to run virtual programs
• Organized with strong communication skills
• Team player who is also confident working independently
• Experience coordinating and supervising volunteers
• Position requires occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds, including room set-up and take down
• Ability to pass national criminal background check

This is a 30 hour per week Monday through Friday, flexible during the hours of operation as this position will have some online and in-person programs., position paying $20-$23 per hour DOE. Benefits include: health insurance; 401(k) plan with employer match; long‐term disability insurance; a flexible spending account; self-paid Aflac products; a free PNA household membership with reduced costs for classes and room rentals; 3 weeks personal time off the first year, increasing annually; Christmas Eve – New Year’s Day off; and 8 paid holidays (total paid time off first year: 5.5 weeks). We offer a convivial, positive, and flexible working environment.

Please email a cover letter indicating your interest, how you meet the minimum qualifications, and a resume to

Company Info

Company Name
Phinney Neighborhood Association, Greenwood Senior Center

Company URL

Contact Name
Kristen Oshyn


(206) 297-0875


525 N 85th St.
Seattle, WA 98103