Job Posting 92572

Program and Outreach Coordinator for Seniors
Indo Canadian Women's Association
Edmonton area
closing tomorrow (Mon, 27 Mar)
full time - temporary / contract

Hours: 30 hours weekly- Monday to Friday


Candidate Profile: 

  • Completion of a two-year diploma program in social services or related field
  • 2 years of paid or volunteer work of similar scope
  • Verbal and written competence in Hindi and Punjabi
  • Accurate data collection skills
  • Ability to analyze outcome measures of the project and write reports in congruence with the key performance indicators
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and complete duties as assigned by supervisor


Job Summary:


Our ideal candidate for this position brings the right attitude to connect with seniors and apply creative approaches to facilitate programs for seniors who are dealing with cultural and linguistic barriers in connecting with support services. 


The main goal of the program is to assist Punjabi and Hindi speaking seniors in Millwoods and surrounding areas, by connecting them with appropriate resources to mitigate their financial, physical, and mental well-being concerns.


The project coordinator acts as a conduit of evidence-based information, advocate and ally for seniors. Some of the job duties might include but are not limited to completing income support and subsidized benefit applications, supporting clients in accessing accurate information, facilitating referrals to credible community resources for long-term and sustainable financial assistance, independence, and empowerment.


Facilitating participation in virtual and in-person wellness and educational activities on health-related activities, and organizing information sessions about topics pertinent to physical, mental, and financial health, and lifestyle to experience sense of belongings and meaningful social interaction to increase their level of community connection and to reduce isolation.


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