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Gray Panthers NYC & the Florence Belsky Foundation (Flobel) are looking for a Project Manager to co-lead the ongoing updates and dissemination of a resource page targeted to older persons and younger volunteers in their response to the coronavirus crisis in New York City. The Project Manager will be working closely with the leaders of the two organizations and other volunteers for this project.

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with the President of Gray Panthers NYC and the Executive Director of Flobel to identify challenges and needs in all aspects of this project: research, social media, press and outreach, and website administration.
  • Coordinate core team meetings (weekly or as needed) and brainstorm strategies with the core team.
  • Streamline work processes and improve workflows at the organization level.
  • Onboard new volunteers and determine their roles in the organization. 
  • Co-lead the research team. Specifically, oversee weekly content updates for the website and ad hoc communications with website visitors.

Who you are:

  • Highly organized and attentive to details.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity. This project is being developed and will evolve with the Covid-19 crisis.
  • Empathetic. Each team member has their unique challenges during this crisis and distinct learning curves regarding their participation in this project.
  • Willing to take the initiative and wear many hats.
  • Resourceful and creative. 
  • Passionate about social justice and motivated to help and empower others.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Hours:

  • 30-40 hours per week

About Gray Panthers NYC:

In the fighting spirit of our founder Maggie Kuhn, Gray Panthers compassionately tackles the important issues of ageism. Our members tirelessly advocate for progress in areas such as: making sure that New York State and New York City protect the most vulnerable among us; pushing our national leaders to preserve Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security; and an international declaration on the rights of older persons. 

About Flobel:

The Florence Belsky Charitable Foundation (“Flobel”) was founded by Florence Belsky, who was a firm believer in the power of networking and mentoring. Flobel carries on that legacy by connecting people, so they can share information and empower each generation to teach the others. The Foundation has three major programs in both New York and Los Angeles: First Mondays, Women Who Lunch, and I Can Still Do That.

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