Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The City of Worcester seeks applicants for the position of Program Assistant (Principal Clerk) for The Worcester Senior Center within the Division of Health and Human Services. The Program Assistant will plan and implement a wide array of programs at the Worcester Senior Center. Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, this position will help to create signature events appealing to the varied interests of diverse seniors, as well as assisting with the successful operation of all programs.

This is a Grant-funded position funded through 6/30/24 with potential for continuation and expansion.
15 hours/week; temporary non-benefited


  • Knowledge and experience with event planning and providing excellent customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Interest and sensitivity toward working with seniors and people of all backgrounds
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to complete tasks timely and in a quality manner
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple competing and changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and establish/maintain excellent working relationships as part of a team


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years of related experience.
  • Experience working with diverse and/or older populations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Social Media Channels


  • Three (3) years of experience in events and/or activities planning and implementation

STARTING SALARY: $21.07 hourly, part-time 15 hours/week

To apply, please visit: or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2023, to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Preference is given to Worcester residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall, Human Resources, Room 109, 508-799-1030,

Massachusetts Councils
on Aging

116 Pleasant Street, Suite 306
Easthampton, MA 01027
Telephone: 413-527-6425
Fax: 413-527-7138