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Interested in working for the Alzheimer Society of Perth County? Find out what our current career opportunities are on this page.

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Volunteer Coordinator

Job Type: Part-time, 21 hours week

Job Description: The Volunteer Coordinator will coordinate the Volunteer program to support the Alzheimer Society’s of Huron and Perth County. This includes developing and implementing a plan for the recruitment, screening, training, evaluation, and appreciation of volunteers to meet the needs of both Societies.

Qualification:

  • Studies in volunteer management
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in volunteer coordination
  • Knowledge and experience working with volunteers
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs and volunteers
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule within regular work hours
  • Valid driver’s license and access to own vehicle
  • Experience in the non-profit health care sector
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Screening

Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge and volunteer coordination experience in non-profit health care and/or social or community support services
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs and volunteers
  • Experience working directly with people living with dementia and their care partners
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, and organizational abilities

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a plan to recruit, screen, train, retain, evaluate, and appreciate volunteers in collaboration with the Fund Development/Communications Manager, In Home Recreation Coordinators and Business Lead
  • Recruit volunteers for the In-Home Recreation program, fundraising events, office, and all other programs as necessary
  • Develop a comprehensive volunteer management plan
  • Schedule volunteers
  • Evaluate programs in collaboration with Fund Development/Communications Manager
  • Update volunteer policies as necessary
  • Data entry as required

Organizational Overview:

The Alzheimer Society Huron Perth actively supports families and individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. We advocate for and provide support services, education, and funding for research for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Location:

  • Regular work schedule with flexibility and divided between the Huron and Perth Counties
  • Huron (Clinton) and Perth (Stratford)

Requirements:

  • Valid Drivers Licence
  • COVID Vaccinations

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Application deadline:

  • June 13, 2022

Apply by email with resume and cover letter:

Social Recreation Program Coordinator

Job Type: Contract, 1 year – 28 hours week

Job Description: The Social Recreation Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, and facilitation of social recreation programs. They will be responsible to coordinate and implement a variety of social recreation programs using a hybrid model of program delivery to promote overall wellness and social skill building.

Qualification:

  • Completed post-secondary education in community recreation, recreation and leisure, registration in Therapeutic Recreation studies or related studies within the social services field
  • Certified as a Senior Fitness Instructor through the Canadian Centre for Aging and Activity. Must be willing to obtain if not already certified
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with older adults preferably those living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, care partners, and those with complex co-existing health conditions

Experience/Skills:

  • Client service experience in health and/or social or community support services
  • Experience working directly with people living with dementia and their care partners
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including shared decision-making and facilitation
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize workload and managing competing tasks

Requirements:

  • Valid Drivers Licence
  • COVID Vaccinations

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Application deadline:

  • June 16, 2022

Apply by email with resume and cover letter: