Program Manager, Senior Support Services
Burnaby Seniors Outreach Services Society, in collaboration with Burnaby Neighbourhood House, is seeking a professional with experience working with seniors to join our team. This individual will manage our seniors programs including Caregiver Support, Senior Peer Support, Wellness Workshops, a Dementia Friendly Café and Choir, and other programs and services that support Burnaby seniors to be active, healthy and independent.
We are looking for a passionate, empathetic, resourceful Program Manager with strong interpersonal and organizational skills, dedicated to helping improve the lives of seniors, and experienced in working with diverse clientele and colleagues. This individual will be joining a dynamic team of community-driven staff and volunteers to engage and support Burnaby seniors.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Burnaby Seniors Outreach Services is a charitable society and since 1987 we have been providing emotional support and encouragement to older citizens of Burnaby through senior peer counselling, caregiver support, and other related activities. We assist seniors to enhance their quality of life, to develop problem management strategies, and to maintain their greatest level of independence and dignity. In 2019, the society began Burnaby’s very first dementia-friendly café, and this was followed shortly by their dementia-friendly, multicultural, intergenerational choir named, “The New Dementians”. We continue to evolve our services to assist seniors in our community.
The Burnaby Neighbourhood House is a charitable non-profit organization. We are a volunteer driven, community funded agency with a unique focus on neighbours supporting neighbours. For seniors in our community, we offer a range of programs and services, ranging from shopping and food programs to social support and information services.
Hours & Pay rate:
35 hours per week
Rate of pay between $22.00 - $23.69 (dependent on experience) plus benefits.
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