Senior’s Community Connector

Job Posting
Senior’s Community Connector

Position: Temporary Part-time Leave of Absence Position for up to Six Months

Hours: Up to 20 hours a week

Shift schedule: Weekdays, evenings, and weekends as required

Start date:  Immediately

Program: Empowering Seniors to Thrive

Classification: Program Coordinator I

Duties:

The Senior’s Community Connector is responsible for reaching out to frail, and socially isolated seniors, and developing a wellness plan connecting them to community-based seniors support services and programs in Columbia Valley as well as other online and telephonic senior support programs. The role includes conducting initial client assessment using a frailty assessment tool, referrals, follow-ups and accurately maintaining client records. Liaising with other sites and community partners. And, in conjunction with the Director of Program Management create procedures, manuals, training materials, and evaluation and measurement tools and performing other duties as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related human/social service field or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Minimum 1-year experience working with older adults in a community setting. A valid B.C. driver’s license is essential. Having access to a safe, reliable vehicle and the ability to provide a satisfactory current driver’s abstract. According to provincial legislation, the applicant must agree to undergo a criminal records investigation. Ability to prioritize and organize workload and meet deadlines. Workshop and support group facilitation skills

Application process: Submit a resume and cover letter to Pat Cope, Executive Director, Family Dynamix Association at pcope@fdx.family, or Box 2289, Invermere, BC., V0A 1K0.