Job Posting 91379

Hope Liaison
York West Active Living Centre
Toronto Metro area
1901 Weston Rd
closes in 19 days (Fri, 24 Feb)
part time

YWALC HOPE Liaison

York West Active Living Centre

Toronto, ON

 

Come Work with Us!

York West Active Living Centre (YWALC) is a not-for-profit organization that enriches the lives of adults 55 plus. YWALC supports healthy, independent living by providing innovative health and wellness programs. 

YWALC understands the importance of an active, healthy lifestyle and therefore we strive to maintain a wide range of health and wellness programs, educational workshops and multicultural activities. Our membership and activities reflect the diverse population of our community and we enthusiastically accept the challenge of bringing forward new and exciting programs to meet the needs of all our members. 

 

What is the opportunity?

 YWALC HOPE Liaison will be responsible for the effective and responsive delivery of social, physical and health and wellness programming as well as information and referral services for our membership. 

 

What will you do?

 

General YWALC Programming

  • Hands on program support to all members
  • Assist with membership and program registration
  • Advocate on behalf of participants within the organization, with other agencies and to whichever level of government is needed
  • Handle cash transactions.
  • Maintain and organize files
  • Provide information, referral and accompaniment as needed to community services
  • Record and report program statistics using YWALC’s client information software
  • Program set-up for daily activities
  • Other duties that may be deemed necessary from time to time that are within the ability of the Liaison

 

HOPE Programming - duties to be completed in Spanish

  • Research demographics to determine where best to concentrate outreach activities
  • Be conversant with daily activities
  • Create all promotional materials in Spanish
  • Maintain a high level of interaction with community partners; build new relationships through collaboration
  • Provide practical supports for program participants
  • Establish relevant programming
  • Provide information, referral and accompaniment as needed to community services
  • Facilitate small and large group work
  • Other duties that may be deemed necessary from time to time that are within the ability of the Liaison

 

What do you need to succeed?

 

Must-have:

  • Fully proficient in Spanish and English essential
  • Excellent working ability with Microsoft Office Applications a must
  • Strong administration, research and communication skills
  • Willing to work occasional evenings or weekends
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, delegate and supervise programs
  • Self motivated, self managing and high achieving
  • Skilled at motivating, empowering others and team building
  • A must: Bondable, team player, able to multi-task
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada

 

Nice-to-have:

  • Recreation Management in Gerontology, Community Worker or Recreation and Leisure Services Diploma an asset
  • 2 years’ minimum job related experience an asset
  • Relevant experience working in a volunteer driven environment
  • A valid Ontario “G” level driver’s license an asset


Working conditions/requirements:

  • Able to function in an environment that provides constant interruption and change
  • Enjoy a constantly changing environment
  • This position requires daily lifting, carrying, stretching, walking and standing as an essential job function

 

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our members thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Continued opportunities for career advancement
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

Job Summary

 

Position Title: YWALC HOPE Liaison

Reporting to: Manager, Direct Services 

Employment Type: Part time (14 hours per week)           

 

Address:

York West Active Living Centre
1901 Weston Road
Toronto, Ontario, M9N 3P5
(416) 245-4395

 

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

 

York West Active Living Centre promotes the principles of and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code. We strongly encourage applicants with lived experiences, from Aboriginal communities, people of all races, colors, ethnic origins, religions, disabilities, and sexual orientations to apply. We recognize that equitable access to employment is an agent in social change.

 

Interested?

 

Please send your cover letter, to be written in Spanish and English, and resume (English only) to

 

No phone calls please.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

 

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