Healthy Aging Manager
Job Details
APJCC- Los Gatos - Los Gatos, CA
Full Time
$58,240.00 - $70,000.00 Salary/year

Position:               Healthy Aging Manager

Department:       Community Engagement

Classification:    At-Will, Full time, Exempt, benefitted position

Reports to:          Reports to Senior Director of Programs




The Healthy Aging Programs Manager is responsible for establishing a community of support, and developing programs and experiences that meet the wide range of needs and interests of people who are 60+.  The HAPM collaborates across Jewish Silicon Valley departments and with outside partner agencies to provide opportunities for people to be physically active, intellectually challenged and connected through friendship. The HAPM works with instructors, participants, JCC fitness members and older adult residential facilities about Healthy Aging initiatives, classes and events to fulfill JSV’s commitment of harnessing the power of community, improving lives, building bridges of understanding and strengthening the Jewish people.  The HAPM recruits and directs volunteers to support our work and handles administration of the department as needed. This position reports to the Senior Director of Programs. 

Areas of Responsibility

Program Planning, Development and Communication

  • Develop, plan and oversee all Healthy Aging programs and experiences, soliciting regular input  to meet the evolving needs of the 60+ community.
  • Ensure on-site support for all lectures and classes.
  • Work collaboratively with internal APJCC and other JSV staff to provide programs and experiences for people 60 years old and older, with a focus on building a community of friends, fostering a healthy lifestyle, exploring personal growth, and providing support around issues related to aging.
  • Build and maintain a relationship with JFS and other outside agencies to address the many facets of healthy aging, including but not limited to: Staying Active, Staying Connected to Your Community, Nutrition for Older Adults, Benefits and Care, Mental and Brain Health, Learning about Diseases, Conditions & Injuries.
  • Serve as a resource to older adult APJCC members and all older adults in the Jewish community.



  • Develop and carry out marketing plan and strategy in coordination with the Marketing Director and Senior Director of Programs to target the older adult population.
  • Update JValley and other community calendars as needed.
  • Build and coordinate with outside agencies on co-sponsorships or collaborations.
  • Manage monthly eblast and mailing.



  • Hire and supervise any part-time staff, outside contractors, and teachers.
  • Manage contracts and other administrative paperwork as necessary
  • Coordinate use of space for on-site programs and use of technology for virtual programs.



  • Develop and oversee annual departmental budget
  • Track expenditures and payroll to ensure accuracy.
  • Write grants in collaboration with the philanthropy department to support the Healthy Aging program.


Volunteer Engagement & Committees

  • Serve as professional staff liaison to the Healthy Aging committee to solicit feedback and recommendations for programs, practices and strategies that improve offerings.
  • Develop and recruit new committee/task force members.
  • Work with the Senior Director of Programs, and Healthy Aging committee chair to plan monthly committee meetings.
  • Provide meaningful volunteer opportunities for 60+ adults to support JSV programs and foster a sense of community among volunteers.

Qualifications and competencies:

  • Experience in providing programs and experiences that meet the needs of older adults.
  • Proven ability to plan and implement programs, work well with people from all different walks of life and to partner with various agencies.
  • Highly motivated, detailed, and organized.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Efficiency​ ​with​ ​Microsoft​ ​Office​ ​programs is a plus.
  • Comfortable with Jewish concepts and traditions.
  • Ability​ ​to​ ​effectively​ ​present​ ​information​ ​and​ ​respond​ ​to​ ​questions​ ​from​ ​supervisors,​ ​co-workers, volunteers,​ ​members,​ ​donors​ ​and​ ​the​ ​general​ ​public.


Other​ ​Skills,​ ​Requirements,​ ​Abilities​ ​and​ ​Personal​ ​Characteristics:

  • Ability to lift/carry a minimum of 40 pounds
  • Ability to stand/sit for long periods
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Ability​ ​to​ ​adequately​ ​observe​ ​participant​ ​activities,​ ​enforces​ ​safety​ ​regulations,​ ​and​ ​apply​ ​appropriate​ ​policies and​ ​procedures.
  • The​ ​physical​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​lead​ ​and​ ​interact​ ​in​ ​group​ ​activities​ ​and​ ​perform​ ​related​ ​physical​ ​skills.
  • Must​ ​be​ ​able​ ​to​ ​work​ ​non-traditional​ ​business​ ​hours,​ ​including​ ​Sundays​ ​(nights/weekends/events,​ ​etc.)


Working Conditions/Physical requirements:

The​ ​physical​ ​demands​ ​described​ ​here​ ​are​ ​representative​ ​of​ ​those​ ​that​ ​must​ ​be​ ​met​ ​by​ ​an​ ​employee​ ​to​ ​successfully perform​ ​the​ ​essential​ ​functions​ ​of​ ​this​ ​job.​  ​Reasonable​ ​accommodations​ ​may​ ​be​ ​made​ ​to​ ​enable​ ​individuals​ ​with disabilities​ ​to​ ​perform​ ​the​ ​essential​ ​functions.

  • Visual​ ​and​ ​auditory​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​respond​ ​to​ ​critical​ ​incidents​ ​and​ ​the​ ​physical​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​act​ ​swiftly​ ​in​ ​an​ ​emergency situation.
  • Ability​ ​to​ ​adequately​ ​observe​ ​participant​ ​activities,​ ​enforces​ ​safety​ ​regulations,​ ​and​ ​applies​ ​appropriate​ ​policies and​ ​procedures.
  • The​ ​physical​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​lead​ ​and​ ​interact​ ​in​ ​group​ ​activities​ ​and​ ​perform​ ​related​ ​physical​ ​skills.
  • While​ ​performing​ ​the​ ​duties​ ​of​ ​this​ ​job,​ ​the​ ​employee​ ​is​ ​regularly​ ​required​ ​to​ ​talk​ ​and​ ​hear.​  ​The​ ​employee regularly​ ​is​ ​required​ ​to​ ​stand,​ ​walk,​ ​sit,​ ​stoop,​ ​kneel,​ ​or​ ​crouch.​  ​Also​ ​required​ ​to​ ​climb,​ ​push,​ ​and​ ​pull.​  ​The employee​ ​must​ ​occasionally​ ​lift​ ​and/or​ ​move​ ​up​ ​to​ ​40​ ​pounds.
  • Specific​ ​vision​ ​abilities​ ​required​ ​by​ ​the​ ​job​ ​include​ ​close​ ​vision,​ ​distance​ ​vision,​ ​color​ ​vision,​ ​and​ ​peripheral vision.


While performing the duties of this job, the work environment can be noisy and you may be working in close proximity with others. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as phones, computers and printers.


This position is contingent upon the completion and cleared background check of a fingerprint and life scan assessment.



Disclaimer: This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification. The duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and, when possible, to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between JSV and its employees.