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Job Number:  35130
Seniors Program Supervisor
Job Posted: Thursday, 18 May 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 May 2017
(51 days ago)
Burnaby Neigbhourhood House
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Burnaby Salary: $18.10 hour

The Burnaby Neighbourhood House serves as a community focal point – a place where families and individuals can go to get support and services; a place where new immigrants become involved in their community and can find information and resources that will help them with their adaptation and integration into the community; where seniors and youth can gather; and where all these groups can come together in activities and events that aim to link generations and cultures and create a stronger community. 


It seeks the involvement and input of community members in the development and implementation of supportive programs and services.  It draws residents together to create a healthier community through their involvement.


Are you passionate about working with a diverse group of seniors? The Seniors Program Supervisor plays a key role in implementing, delivering and evaluating the Seniors Together Program. He/she is also actively engaged in building the capacity of seniors as leaders and community development objectives.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide leadership to the Seniors Together Program as well as promote program/s internally and externally as a place that welcomes seniors of diverse backgrounds to the community as a whole
  • Provide leadership by actively engaging the seniors and the Seniors Welcoming Committee in the planning and delivery of the program/s
  • In consultation with the Welcoming Committee plan, organize and deliver activities, speakers, discussions, workshops and training
  • Recruiting , hiring, orienting, coaching and supervising volunteers in consultation with the Volunteer Supervisor
  • Assist in program administration, monitoring outcomes and maintaining statistics and expense records
  • To work as part of the BNH staff team and encourage the participation of seniors in cross cultural and inter-generational programming
  • To attend staff meetings and other interagency meetings and participate in Neighbourhood House events



  • Minimum of one year experience in community development and/or community planning processes
  • Relevant post-secondary education and/or experience related to working with seniors
  • Knowledge and understanding of community-based planning processes, and understanding of capacity and strength building approaches
  • Proven ability to work independently, facilitate, supervise volunteers, organize and manage projects and develop partnerships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to use computers
  • Cross cultural communication, understanding and experience
  • Criminal record search required and willing to obtain First Aid/Food Safe
  • Class 4 driver’s license or willingness to obtain
  • Must be available to work Wednesdays & Fridays



Hours of Work & Rate of Pay:           

The Seniors Program Supervisor will work 18 hours per week and the rate of pay is $18.10; candidates must be able to work Wednesdays, Fridays and one other weekday.  All staff work one evening shift (until 8pm) per week



The Seniors Coordinator reports to the South Program Director.




Closing date: May 31st, 2017

Positions start: As soon as possible


This position is open to male and female applicants and we thank all who apply. However, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please reply with resume and cover letter quoting the position you are applying for
Contact Details:
Hiring Committee
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
100-4460 Beresford Street
Burnaby, BC, V5H 0B8

Tel: 604-431-0400
Fax: 604-431-9499
www:   www.burnabynh.ca

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