Job Posting 96962

Community Animator
Sage Seniors Association
Edmonton area
15 Sir Winston Churchill Square NW
closes in 17 days (Fri, 13 Oct)
full time  •  42448 - 47451 starting range

Community Animator

 

At Sage Seniors Association, a powerful sense of mission influences everything we do. We want every Edmonton senior to live a full and healthy life, to do as much as they can, as well as they can, for as long as they can. To do this well, to strive to be the best we can be at it, we need great people who are eager to join that mission.

 

The Community Animator will be responsible for increasing social participation and engagement for low-resourced and/or isolated seniors through Community Development. They will facilitate supporting the health and well-being of seniors by collaborating with other community programs and resources to empower seniors to contribute to their communities by connecting them with resources.  

 

Sage is committed to promoting a community where all seniors are valued and have the opportunity to live according to their beliefs, abilities, and aspirations. We employ an anti-racist and anti-oppressive approach across the organization, and work explicitly to combat ageism to support the holistic well-being of all seniors living in our community.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education and/or lived experience in a well-being related field, such as community development, education, recreation therapy, social work, nursing or occupational therapy
  • Undergo Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector
  • Community Development experience
  • Proficient communication and collaboration skills
  • Vehicle required; valid Class 5 driver’s license and $2 million liability insurance
  • Experience working with older adults and volunteers is an asset
  • Have a clear understanding of inclusive, anti-oppressive practice

 

This position is a permanent full-time career opportunity. The starting salary range is between $42,448 - $47,451 plus 100% Employer paid Health & Dental plan and 5% matched Pension plan. Salary considerations are based on assessment of the successful candidate’s education, skills, previous experience and other factors. Sage offers an outstanding work life balance with a 35 hour work week, 3 weeks of vacation to start plus the last week of December off with pay, and generous sick leave accruals. Sage also observes 13 statutory holidays in the calendar year. Sage is offering great flexibility with flexible working hours and a hybrid working environment at this time.

 

For a complete job description, please visit our website:  www.MySage.ca

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

 

Jade Allen

Human Resources

Sage Seniors Association, 15 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, AB

Email: 

 

While we appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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