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Canada Summer Jobs - 2019 Health and Wellness Programmer

Job Type: 
Part Time
Pay Rate: 
$14.00/hr
Application Deadline: 
Thursday 23 May 2019

Canada Summer Jobs - 2019

Health and Wellness Programmer

Position Type: Contract 12 weeks, 30.5 hours a week (Monday-Saturday)

Pay rate: $14.00/hr

Positions to be filled: 1

Application Deadline: May 23, 2019

 

Contract: June 10 – August 30, 2019

 

Agincourt Community Services Association (ACSA) is a multi service not-for-profit agency located in Scarborough. We are looking for mature, energetic and knowledgeable Health and Wellness Programmer to run programs over the summer at our Dorset Park Community Hub location.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, evaluate and provide quality programming for Senior’s in Dorset Park area. Programming will include a spectrum of programs from healthy eating and active living to social events;
  • Facilitate access to training opportunities, initiatives and workshops that will meet the needs of seniors in the community;
  • Creation and promotion of a collaborative process with various service providers to create new opportunities for senior program provision;
  • Demonstrated meaningful engagement of seniors in all aspects of project development, implementation and evaluation;
  • Conduct outreach for the programs;
  • Regularly attend and participate in staff meetings;
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisors.

 

Qualifications

  • Youth between 15-30 years old
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Experience in senior engagement; knowledge of  current senior issues
  • Excellent facilitation and interpersonal skills;
  • Results oriented and highly motivated person;
  • Demonstrated experience working with seniors from various cultural, ethnic, social-economic, and developmental backgrounds in a community-based setting;
  • Excellent leadership and team work skills;
  • Ability to work both independently (self-directed), but also able to collaborate effectively with other team members;
  • Superior organizational and communication skills;
  • Willingness to work flexible schedules, including evenings and occasionally weekends;
  • Computer literacy and practical skills around programs used for administration and design is required;
  • Demonstrate outreach and engagement skills
  • Second Language is an asset.

How to Apply:

Please email resume and cover letter in one document to

Yvette Bailey, DP Hub Coordinator

 

Email: byvette@agincourtcommunityservices.com

 

Phone: No phone calls please.

 

Please quote Health and Wellness Programmer in the subject line of email.

 

ACSA is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and/or persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. However, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. 

If you are contacted by ACSA regarding a job opportunity and need accommodation throughout a hiring process, please contact Yelena Galochkina, HR Generalist at gyelena@agincourtcommunityservices.com. This address is for accommodation inquiries ONLY. Job applications sent to it will not be considered.

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