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Victoria Cool Aid Society 
Seniors Recreation Worker 
Cool Aid Position: Seniors Recreation Worker Job Description This is a great opportunity to join an organization that is committed to ending homelessness and improving the lives of the most vulnerable in our community. We offer a range of benefits including three weeks of vacation, paid sick time, pension, health, and dental care. We also offer high quality in-house training covering all aspects of working with our clients and other core skills and are committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities. The Seniors Recreation Worker will act as an access point for participants for a variety of in-house and community resources, including recreational activities, health care, substance use services, and mental health supports. To support seniors overall wellness, the Seniors Recreation Worker will plan, organize, implement, and evaluate recreational, social, and/or educational activities to meet participants needs. As the Seniors Recreation Worker, you will work with other staff and participants using a strength-based, participant centered approach to develop recreation and wellness activities to promote long-term stability. You will also familiarize yourself with each participant s situation and help develop an individualized and documented service plan to improve personal wellbeing, medical, financial, and social stability as needed. To succeed, you will have an excellent understanding of the issues faced by seniors and people who have been vulnerably housed in the past. You will also have a sound understanding of the support needs of people with low incomes. Above all we are looking for a motivated, committed individual who has a genuine desire to support people to transform their lives. Qualifications Degree or diploma in a related human or social services field, Diploma in Recreation, Vocational, Education, or Leisure Studies. At least one (1) to three (3) years of experience working with seniors in a related environment. Or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Requirements Full class 5 driver s licence and driver's abstract. Complete the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Criminal Record Check. Job Information Hourly Wage Rate $24.48 - $28.52. Work Locations Various. Work Days Monday to Friday. Shift Time To be determined. Weekly Hours: 36. Union: BCGEU. Benefits : Eligible for 100% employer paid benefits. We offer comprehensive extended health and dental plans . Job Type: Permanent, full-time. Portability Candidate upon hire may be eligible to transfer the hours worked with other Community Social Services Agencies under the Retention and Portability memorandum. Some restrictions may apply. As of November 1, 2021, Cool Aid requires that all its staff are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) against COVID-19. If you are offered employment, it will be contingent on you providing proof of vaccination prior to your first day of employment. If proof of vaccination is not provided, the offer of employment will be rescinded. About Us Cool Aid employees personify compassion, professionalism and dependability. Whether we re providing shelter services, supporting tenants, or delivering health services to inner-city clients we are dedicated to improving the well-being and health of the people we serve. Our contributions and the quality of our services are due to the dedication of our employees. Employees come from diverse backgrounds, and all walks of life. We re committed to equality and inclusion. How to Apply: https://coolaid.startdate.ca/#/career/info/public/638?language=en To meet us in person, please come and see us at The Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Event. - Free Admission - Bring Your Resume Thursday February 23rd, 2023 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Bay Street Armoury 715 Bay Street, Victoria, BC (1149060h)




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