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Job Summary: To promote programs and services for older adults.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, recreation and various office equipment.
Season(s): All
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Responsibilities:

  • Promotes programs and services for older adults and implements the delivery of older adult programming initiatives focusing on different cultures or different age groups.
  • Interacts with staff, participants and the public to provide program information.
  • Provides outreach to Community groups/partners and agencies in promoting awareness of older adult programming regarding recreational/social activities and available community opportunities.
  • Provides outreach to older adults in ethno-racially-diverse communities with a focus on new immigrants and low-income communities; working with individuals/groups in implementing free physical activities/related events.
  • Plans, schedules and conducts focus groups to gather data and feedback.
  • Assists staff in implementing older adult programming.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.

Qualifications:

  • Secondary School Diploma with several years' previous experience working in recreation programs in a community recreational and social setting and/or a combination of education & experience.
  • Previous experience working with older adults and community recreation initiatives and experience in community outreach.
  • Multilingual skills are an asset.
  • Computer skills an asset
  • Good knowledge & understanding of all relevant regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  • An understanding and knowledge of issues such as: community outreach, diversity, barriers to recreation, access & equity, physical inactivity.
  • Experience working with persons in a multicultural City range including people with disabilities and new Canadians.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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