Program Assistant

Are you energetic and enthusiastic about working with seniors? Are you a good networker able to forge partnerships with local groups and organizations? We are hiring a Program Assistant who will report to the SRC Coordinator and work with a committee of volunteers to run a Seniors’ Centre Without Walls pilot project. It will offer free phone-based and video-based events and activities for seniors to take part in safely from the comfort of home.

Key responsibilities:

  • Intake and registration of participants
  • Outreach with participants in need of assistance and /or additional information
  • Assist with the development of new program topics and materials
  • Administrative support for the program including mail/email out of packages and maintaining participant records
  • Facilitate telephone and video- based programming for small groups of seniors including fostering conversations and assisting guest speakers
  • Performing other duties as required

Competence and Behaviours:

  • Experience in general administrative duties including data collection, preparing routine correspondence and general office procedures
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office, video conferencing platforms
  • Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills

This contract position is up to 5 hours per week from June 2021 to March 2022 at $18/hr with flexible hours. Submit resumes to info@metchosinseniors.ca by May 15.

Funded through a United Way Healthy Aging grant.