Career Opportunities

Dementia Care Partner Counsellor 

Full-time position. Annual Salary $60,000

Position Summary: The Dementia Care Partner Counsellor will work clinically, primarily with care partners of persons living with dementia, in triaging, evaluating, conducting group and individual sessions. Clinical work with persons living with dementia may also be required. Working in conjunction with the ASTB Family & Public Education Support teams, the role will include outreach to recruit care partners to the program and build networks with local and regional programs that work with care partners of persons living with dementia. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates client-centred care for care partners of persons living with dementia, in group and individual therapy.

Qualifications:     Master’s degree or equivalent in social work, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, or related clinical discipline.  Current membership in good standing with regulatory college that can perform the controlled act of psychotherapy.

Resumes can be emailed to Lucy Black, Executive Director at [email protected]

For more information and complete job descriptions, please click HERE

Deadline for accepting applications is Friday August 2, 2019.


Volunteer Coordinator & Grant Writer

Part-time position (28 hours/week).  Rate: $21 per hour.  

Position Summary: As the Volunteer Coordinator you will responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of volunteer services and identified volunteer driven fundraisers. Critical responsibilities include the recruitment, screening, orientation, coordination, training, recognition and ongoing support of a diverse volunteer base.

As Grant Writer, you will write coherent, organized and compelling proposals for local, provincial, and federal grant opportunities. You will be responsible for: researching applicable grants, collaborating with team members to develop proposal plans, and writing, submitting, and managing grant proposals. You will also collaborate with team members in the organization to assist with other fundraising projects. Preferred applicants are deadline-driven team players with outstanding multitasking abilities.

Qualifications: The Volunteer Coordinator & Grant Writer shall possess a post-secondary education in volunteer/ human resource management and have previous experience in volunteer management and community outreach. Experience in training/coordinating diverse groups and planning special events will be required.  Along with a demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development, strong organizational skills, an ability to prioritize workload and multiple tasks and working knowledge of MS Office will be needed. Experience in grant writing and a Bachelor's degree in creative writing or related field would be considered an asset.

Resumes can be emailed to Lucy Black, Executive Director at [email protected]

For more information and complete job descriptions, please click HERE

Deadline for accepting applications is Friday August 2, 2019.


First Link & Community Awareness Coordinator- Greenstone

Part-time position (10 hours/week).  Rate: $25 per hour.  

Position Summary: The Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay is seeking an enthusiastic health professional with a strong background in gerontology or dementia care and experience working with people with dementia and their partners in care.

Public Education: This position will be responsible for the delivery of the Society’s educational programming including; public, health professional, student and caregiver education and skill development.  The Coordinator will strive to increase public awareness and education regarding Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

First Link Care Navigator: In this role the Coordinator will coordinate and integrate supports and services around the person living with dementia and their care partner.  In this direct client service role, they will be the key “go-to” person for families after a dementia diagnosis, with responsibility for identifying needs, supporting self-management goals, and strengthening the communication and care planning linkages between providers and across sectors along the continuum of care.

Qualifications: Minimum diploma in Social Work (degree preferred), RPN, or bachelor degree in gerontology, psychology or other related health care discipline.  Registered health professional designation preferred.

Resumes can be emailed to Lucy Black, Executive Director at [email protected]

For more information and complete job descriptions, please click HERE

Deadline for accepting applications is Friday July 26, 2019.


First Link & Community Awareness Coordinator- Atikokan

Part-time position (10 hours/week).  Rate: $25 per hour.  

Position Summary: The Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay is seeking an enthusiastic health professional with a strong background in gerontology or dementia care and experience working with people with dementia and their partners in care.

Public Education: This position will be responsible for the delivery of the Society’s educational programming including; public, health professional, student and caregiver education and skill development.  The Coordinator will strive to increase public awareness and education regarding Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

First Link Care Navigator: In this role the Coordinator will coordinate and integrate supports and services around the person living with dementia and their care partner.  In this direct client service role, they will be the key “go-to” person for families after a dementia diagnosis, with responsibility for identifying needs, supporting self-management goals, and strengthening the communication and care planning linkages between providers and across sectors along the continuum of care.

Qualifications: Minimum diploma in Social Work (degree preferred), RPN, or bachelor degree in gerontology, psychology or other related health care discipline.  Registered health professional designation preferred.

Resumes can be emailed to Lucy Black, Executive Director at [email protected]

For more information and complete job descriptions, please click HERE

Deadline for accepting applications is Friday July 26, 2019.


First Link & Community Awareness Coordinator- Marathon

Part-time position (15 hours/week).  Rate: $25 per hour.  

Position Summary: The Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay is seeking an enthusiastic health professional with a strong background in gerontology or dementia care and experience working with people with dementia and their partners in care.

Public Education: This position will be responsible for the delivery of the Society’s educational programming including; public, health professional, student and caregiver education and skill development.  The Coordinator will strive to increase public awareness and education regarding Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

First Link Care Navigator: In this role the Coordinator will coordinate and integrate supports and services around the person living with dementia and their care partner.  In this direct client service role, they will be the key “go-to” person for families after a dementia diagnosis, with responsibility for identifying needs, supporting self-management goals, and strengthening the communication and care planning linkages between providers and across sectors along the continuum of care.

Qualifications: Minimum diploma in Social Work (degree preferred), RPN, or bachelor degree in gerontology, psychology or other related health care discipline.  Registered health professional designation preferred.

Resumes can be emailed to Lucy Black, Executive Director at [email protected]

For more information and complete job descriptions, please click HERE

Deadline for accepting applications is Friday July 26, 2019.


Last Updated: 07/22/2019