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Job Number:  41096
Active Aging Assistant
Job Posted: Monday, 15 January 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2018
(6 days ago)
Silvera for Seniors
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

See Yourself in Our Story

Active Aging Assistant

Do you want to be a voice for seniors in Calgary? Do you want to help build communities that support independence, dignity and aging in community? Do you want to be part of a best-in-class results-based organization?

Our employees make a difference in the Silvera story and in the unique stories of each of our 1,500 residents.. Our team works every day in our resident’s homes as leading advocates and caring providers of affordable homes and services for lower-income seniors.

We believe in a diverse workforce, career advancement, employee recognition and offering competitive salary and benefits package. We are committed to ongoing training and support for all employees, which helps them to create their careers and excel in providing professional and superior service to our residents.

This, we believe, makes us an employer of choice and a great place to work.

See yourself in our story as an Active Aging Assistant.

We currently have a full-time opportunity in our Spruce Community in NE Calgary. This position is responsible for the implementation and delivery of recreational activities that support the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and psychosocial well-being of our residents.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Independently facilitate and assist with the facilitation of programs and activities for residents
  • Promote activity by interacting with residents to encourage participation
  • Assist residents with the activity as appropriate
  • Supervise and support scheduled outings away from the community
  • Observe resident participation and responses during the activity
  • Work as part of Active Aging team in improving delivery of activities and services

Desired qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in Recreation Assistant/gerontology is preferred
  • Demonstrated passion for and experience working with seniors
  • Creativeness, enthusiasm and a positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Well organized, creative and adaptable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Must have own vehicle as occasional travel is required

For further information about Silvera for Seniors, we encourage you to visit our website at www.silvera.ca

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send us in your updated resume and cover letter in doc format or Pdf format
Contact Details:
Nafiha Fatima
Silvera for Seniors
Suite 804
7015 Macleod TR SW
Calgary, AB, T2H 2K6

Tel: 403-276-5541
Fax: 403-276-9152
E-mail: HR@silvera.ca
www:   www.silvera.ca


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