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Job Number:  59534
Seniors Program Worker
Job Posted: Tuesday, 3 December 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 23 December 2019
(in 11 days)
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

Job Title:  Seniors Program Worker


Summary:  Kiwassa Neighbourhood House, a multi-service community agency working in East Vancouver is seeking a friendly, welcoming, and energetic Senior Program Worker.  This full-time position will assist with the planning and implementation of engaging seniors programs and activities, in coordination with Seniors Program Coordinator. The Seniors Program Worker is fluent is both English and Spanish and brings experience working in community-based multicultural seniors programs. The successful candidate is well organized and has strong data collection and administration skills to support project evaluation. The Senior Program Worker reports to Kiwassa’s Seniors Program Coordinator.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans and implements, in coordination with Seniors Program Coordinator, community-based multicultural seniors programs, primarily in the lunch program and crafts program.
  • Encourages and facilitates seniors’ participation in program activities. 
  • Promotes program in broader community. Maintains up to date knowledge of community needs and resources.
  • Maintains program statistics. Provides reports to supervisors as needed. Complies with privacy legislation and all relevant regulations and policies.
  • Evaluates the program, in collaboration with Seniors Program Coordinator.
  • Supports seniors to volunteer and participate with senior led activities
  • Assists with delivering volunteer training and coordinating workshops for seniors
  • Works collaboratively as part of the Kiwassa Seniors Program Team and with other Kiwassa programs and community partners.
  • Maintains clean, well-organized and appropriate program space.
  • Participates in ongoing professional development.
  • Assists the program to meet the terms and conditions of the funding contracts.
  • Performs other related duties as required.




  • Two years’ relevant post-secondary training in social service field.
  • Second language required, Spanish speaking is an asset
  • Min. 2 years related experience providing direct services to seniors and new immigrants.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal in English and Spanish.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate is an asset.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • Excellent ability to work as part of a multicultural team.
  • Knowledgeable about relevant community resources and experience providing referrals.



  • This is a 35 hours per week position offering that pays $21/hr + excellent benefits package.


To be considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter by Monday December 23, 2019 at 5 p.m. to  RE: Seniors Program Worker


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


Kiwassa grows a welcoming and inclusive community in the vibrant Hastings-Sunrise and Grandview-Woodlands neighbourhoods of East Vancouver, located on the traditional, unceded and occupied territories of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.


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Contact Details
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House
2425 Oxford St
Vancouver, BC, V5L 5C1

Tel: (604) 254-5401
www:   www.kiwassa.ca

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