09 Feb

Program Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Islington Seniors Centre Etobicoke

Position
Program Assistant
Company
Islington Seniors Centre
Location
Etobicoke ON
Opening
09 Feb, 2018 30+ days ago

Islington Seniors Centre Etobicoke urgently required following position for Program Assistant. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Program Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Islington Seniors Centre Etobicoke Jobs Details:

Job Summary

The Program Assistant schedules and evaluates recreational and wellness programs and workshops for the active seniors of the Islington Seniors' Centre. The role also recruits, trains and supervises program volunteers and assists with fundraising, special events and administrative tasks for the Centre. The programs at the Centre promote the physical, emotional and social well-being of the members as well as provide opportunities for people to connect with others with similiar interests and hobbies.

This position is 24 hours per week and the hours will be discussed with applicants at the interview since there is flexibility as to how the hours can be structured during the week.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities:

  • Daily Programs: schedule, initiate, evaluate, market the programs
  • Travel Program: select booking/planning and promote monthly day trips
  • Fundraising: assist with special events, corporate outreach, marketing
  • Volunteers: recruit, train, evaluate, monitor, recognize all volunteers; plan the volunteer recognition event
  • Events: coordinate volunteers, assist with setup & cleanup, theme lunches, special events
  • Administrative: assist in the front office, complete memberships, ticket sales, answer phones
  • Calendar: create and produce monthly calendar of programs and quarterly newsletter
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications and Skills

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Previous experience working with seniors
  • Degree/Diploma in Gerontology or Recreation & Leisure or Activation
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Email
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Enthusiastic and energetic; friendly, reliable and considerate
  • Able to work collaboratively with volunteers, members and community partners
  • Be a team player and be flexible
  • Current First Aid and Safe Food Handling Certificates would be an asset

The successful applicant will be required to consent to a vulnerable persons sector screening check.

You must include a cover letter with your resume and send by February 28th. No phone calls please.

Job Type: Part-time

Required experience:

  • understanding recreation and wellness programming: 1 year
  • working with seniors: 1 year

Required education:

  • Associate


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