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AgeWell Middle TN

Program Manager – Secure Aging Collaborative

AgeWell Middle TN


Job Summary


  • If you’re an experienced Program or Project Manager interested in helping older adults by launching a new financial empowerment collaborative, please consider this opportunity. We are seeking an outgoing individual to join our team to help AgeWell and our community partners build a new collaborative that helps older adults improve their financial security. If you are innovative, organized, enjoy outreach and building partnerships, and have proven marketing, and project/program management skills, please apply.

  • At AgeWell Middle Tennessee, we believe in aging well. We believe that as more of us grow older, we have an exciting opportunity to reimagine our communities to ensure all of us can live and age well.

  • For thirty-nine years, our nonprofit has been a champion for older adults and family caregivers. Our small, dynamic, and dedicated team serves as a trusted community resource and advocate for older adults and their families, and we thrive on being a catalyst for solutions to unmet needs. The Secure Aging Collaborative (SAC) is a new grant-funded initiative led by AgeWell and the United Way of Greater Nashville. More information can be found on the AgeWell website: https://agewelltn.org/current-initiatives-priorities/financial-empowerment


  • AgeWell Middle Tennessee is located in Nashville, TN on the campus of Second Presbyterian Church, nestled in between Lipscomb and Belmont Universities.  We serve older adults and family caregivers across 13 counties in Middle Tennessee. There are seven staff members on our team.


  • The Secure Aging Collaborative (SAC) Program Manager conducts outreach, cultivates partnerships with project partners and referral sources, coordinates program delivery, organizes SAC partner meetings, and plans benefit eligibility events with the goal of making it easier for older adults to access financial counseling, benefit enrollment assistance and referral to supplemental income opportunities. The SAC program will serve Davidson County only at this time, but the Program Manager may assist occasionally with AgeWell events outside Davidson County.

Job Responsibilities

As the Secure Aging Collaborative Program Manager, you will:

  • Serve as staff lead and project manager for the Secure Aging Collaborative, working closely with AgeWell leadership and agency partners

  • Coordinate communications and monthly meetings of SAC partner organization leadership and direct service staff

  • Contribute to and implement community outreach plans through trusted community partners

  • Build and cultivate relationships with trusted community partners as referral sources and outreach event sites

  • Plan and coordinate Benefit Eligibility Events for older adults, working with trusted community partners

  • Work with Operations and grants Managers and partner organizations to track and report SAC grant and contract outcomes

  • Prepare regularly scheduled or special reports accurately and efficiently

  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested


  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field and at least 3-5 years relevant experience

  • Professional experience including one or more of the following: direct service with older adults, program/project management, partner cultivation, coordination of a coalition, community outreach

  • Knowledge of benefit programs available to older adults

  • Skilled in relationship building and creating compelling written and oral communications

  • Comfortable creating and conducting in-person and virtual educational presentations and speaking in front of groups

  • Experience in planning, leading, and managing projects, as well as tracking and reporting on progress to senior management and grant funders

  • Ability to work and communicate with a wide range of internal and external constituents

  • Strong organization skills and ability to manage multiple priorities efficiently

  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team to support the mission of AgeWell Middle Tennessee

  • Familiarity with the Nashville/Davidson County community

  • Database experience preferred (i.e., Salesforce, Charity Tracker)

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

AgeWell Middle TN has a long history of working with and serving a diverse older adult population. In the wake of the pandemic and national movement for racial equity, we have made a commitment to increase diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice by intentionally growing our board and staff to more fully represent the diversity of our community. We believe that by doing so, we can better serve the needs of elders and families throughout the Middle TN region. We strongly value a diverse workplace and therefore encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

As an equal-opportunity employer, AgeWell Middle TN is also committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and job applicants regardless of age, race, color, creed, ancestry, gender, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual preference, and any other status that would violate federal, state or local laws, regulation or ordinance.

Additional Information


Job Type: 30 hours a week (qualifies as Full time for benefits)

Pay: $41,800 – $46,800 per year (depending on experience)


  • Health, Dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) with agency match
  • Hybrid work with flexibility to work in office and from home; schedule flexibility upon approval
  • Paid time off 12 paid holidays/personal days; Vacation – 12 days per year (accrued), increasing with tenure; Extra days off between Christmas and New Year; Sick – 12 days per year (accrued)

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@agewelltn.org Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. The email subject line should read “SAC Program Manager”

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

No phone calls, please. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


  • Date Posted: January 4, 2024
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 02/05/2024
  • Salary Range: $41,800-$46,800
  • Working Hours: 30 hrs/wk; M-F, 9:00am - 3:00pm