Job Posting 86711

Supports for Older Adults Facilitator
Lloydminster Interval Home Society
Central Alberta
closes in 30 days (Fri, 16 Sep)
part time - temporary / contract

Who are we?

The Lloydminster Interval Home Society (LIHS) is a dynamic community-based non-profit organization with over 41 years of experience and dedicated passion to develop the lifetimes of well-being and healthy relationships for all.  We are an organization who is committed first to support our clients; to “provide safety, support and education by empowering children, youth, adults and communities we serve”. Second to support each other; to come together and live our “RICH” values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion and Honesty and to help us achieve Lloydminster Interval Home Society’s goal in ‘Giving Hope a Space to Grow’.

Why choose the Lloydminster Interval Home Society?

The Lloydminster Interval Home Society offers a supportive, healthy work culture, professional development opportunities, a competitive wage with a comprehensive benefit plan, recognition program.

Position Overview

Are you looking to be inspired, to utilize your experience and knowledge and make a positive impact on the social needs in your community? As the Supports for Older Adults Facilitator, you will contribute to the LIHS Family Violence Outreach Services team through your demonstrated skills in supporting the well being of vulnerable individuals, advocacy, facilitation, and community engagement. Your strong experience with client support work and trauma aware, strength-based practice will ensure excellent coordination of elder abuse education, supports and services and demonstrate your commitment to work that strengthens and empowers older adults. Working independently, you will exhibit excellent time management, and the ability to prioritize and fulfill programs objectives.  As well, you will use your excellent communication and rapport building skills to build strong working relationships with vulnerable individuals and stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain an active Supports for Older Adults program and caseload.
  • Provide individual supports and case management services for older adults experiencing situations of elder abuse.
  • Provide information and facilitate referrals to increase older adults’ connection to community supports.
  • Coordinate community services response for those impacted by elder abuse, facilitating effective collaboration of community services to increase safety and well being.
  • Provide education and programming that promotes protective factors and increases older adults’ safety, connection, and wellbeing.
  • Build elder abuse prevention knowledge and promote steps for positive action with service providers and community stakeholders.

Qualifications

A post- secondary education in a Human Services or related field and experience working with vulnerable populations, older adults/families is essential. A solid understanding of interpersonal violence, elder abuse, and trauma-sensitive care; outstanding professionalism, and a positive attitude driven by LIHS mission and values are key attributes. A valid driver’s license and clean driving record is mandatory.

 

Benefits:

When working at Lloydminster Interval Home Society, employees contribute to a culture that is positive and supportive, with opportunities for growth and development. Competitive wages are matched with a comprehensive, up to date employee benefits program that caters to the needs of staff and their families. Some of the benefits include:

  • Comprehensive Health and Dental Benefits Package, including Extended Health Care and Vision Care
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance and AD&D, Dependent Life
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Critical Illness Coverage
  • Health Spending Account, Professional Development and a Recognition Program.
  • Flex Time – up to 15 days per year
  • Vacation – starting at 3 weeks

If you see yourself as the Supports for Older Adults Worker and you want to be part of a progressive, dynamic and well-respected organization, please submit your resume along with a cover letter by August 19th, 2022. 

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https://intervalhome.org/join-our-team-2/

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