The Teapot 50+ Centre
Published
January 13, 2023
Location
2901 boul. St-Joseph, Lachine, Canada
Job Type

Description

JOB OFFER: Program Animator

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The Program Animator will provide preventative programming to the 50+ community of Lachine and surrounding areas.  To support the implementation of French and English center base activities, food services and special projects.  

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Ensure the 50+ Community is participating in educational, physical and nutritional programming. 
  • Coordinate and animate activities that promote social integration
  • To encourage the expansion of the activities and food activities.
  • Animate weekly preventative activities
  • Support with the recruitment, onboarding, training and supervision of kitchen and Centre volunteers. To provide the necessary support and recognition to volunteer.
  • Lead a team of volunteers to prepare weekly meal programs from scheduling volunteers, delegating tasks, and assured tasks are completely. 
  • Participate on the committee for food security.
  • In collaboration with the Activity Coordinator, plan, implement and evaluate the special event menus.
  • Coordinate the opening and closing of the Centre’s Kitchen.
  • Oversee the weekly baking and snack bar which are sold at the “Casse-Croute”
  • Assist the Activity Coordinator with the execution of centre Special Events and Trips
  • Be part of the evaluation team for program development, if the situation warrants it
  • All other duties assigned associated with the operational tasks of the centre, and special projects

The Program Animator reports to the Activity Coordinator

Job Conditions:

28 hours a week. A one year contract depending on funding

19.00$ per hour

Requirements:
Experience in community work (e.g., non-profit sector, and community organization, etc. ;
Post-secondary education in a relevant field or equivalent work experience; (recreation sciences, LTRC, special care counseling, social services or related studies).
Volunteer Management Experience;
Experience in developing and evaluating activities and programs
Experience with group dynamics and interpersonal relationships
Must be able to function as a team member and independently.
Knowledge and understanding of current issues related to older adults ;
Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, etc.) and Google tools (Google Docs, Sheets, etc.); training will be provided.
Ability to communicate bilingually.

Submit your C.V to the General Director, Tamara Peel @[email protected] 

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