Elders Coordinator

Elders Coordinator

  • Adams Lake Band
  • Full-time
  • Chase, BC

Website Adams Lake Band

Elder Coordinator

(Full-Time Permanent)

NATURE & SCOPE OF WORK:

Reporting to and under the direction of the Director of Health & Wellness, or designate, you will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the social, recreational, cultural activities of the Elders programs of the Adams Lake Indian Band. Focus of the Elders social coordinator/health & wellness, in collaboration with other communities.

POSITION TASKS:

  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Adams Lake Indian Band policies and procedures.
  • Develops rapport and relationships with the community and various external agencies.
  • Liaises and communicates with Supervisor and Health & Wellness Team to coordinate activities and required services.
  • Promotes a safe and healthy environment for Elders and families.
  • Oversees the elders involved in various social and recreational activities.
  • Research regional and community events and activities that are appropriate for elders.
  • Develops a monthly calendar of various recreational activities, including a weekly Elder exercise program for elder well-being.
  • Coordinates and facilitates appropriate and safe transportation for elder activities.
  • Weekly phone calls/check ins with all Elders, including off reserve
  • Conducts Elder home visits on reserve regularly
  • Coordinates Elder theoretical training (i.e.: computer use,
  • Provide monthly reports, calendar to supervisor.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Diploma in recreation or community wellness or equivalent would be an asset
  • 2 years’ experience in program planning
  • Experience in working with elders
  • Experience in a First Nations environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills to achieve desired results
  • Diplomacy, tact and confidentiality in dealing with a variety of people and information
  • Possess strong computer skills using MS Office software
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Maintains the work area in a clean and professional manner
  • Self-motivated and an ability to work independently
  • Good interpersonal skills; ability to work in a team orientated environment
  • Flexibility is a must to adapt to changing work priorities
  • Good judgement and problem-solving skills must be exercise at all times
  • Continuous learning

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s License, Class 4 would be an asset
  • Reliable transportation with valid insurance
  • Criminal Record Check

NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, provincial and local laws and ordinances. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. While management is primarily responsible for seeing that w equal employment opportunity policies are implemented, you share in the responsibility for assuring that, by your personal actions, the policies are effective. #HP

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