Program Coordinator-Oceanside Better at Home

Oceanside Better at Home program helps seniors with simple day-to-day tasks so that they can continue to live independently in their own homes and remain connected to their communities.  The Government of British Columbia funds the program, United Way of Lower Mainland manages it, and SOS provides the services in the Oceanside area.

Duties: Coordinates the day-to-day operations of the program.  Ensures that the goals and objectives of the program are met and maintained.  Coordinates reception tasks at our Qualicum Commons location.

Qualifications:  At least one year's previous related program delivery experience in social work, counselling or a related field.  Demonstrated working knowledge of community-based programs and related provincial and community support service systems, and applicable legislation, especially as it relates to seniors. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.  Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence. 

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Rate of Pay: Dependent on qualifications/experience (+ Benefits)

Start Date: ASAP                                                                                               

Deadline:  July 14, 2017

Submit resume and references in confidence to: 
Assistant Executive Director
Society of Organized Services
PO Box 898
245 West Hirst Avenue
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note:  Police Information Check required. 

 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Coordinator

Coordinates the day-to-day operations of a busy reception, as well as program operations.  Provides excellent customer service.  Ensures that the goals and objectives of the program are met and maintained. 

Qualifications:  Completion of Post-Secondary training in a related field supplemented by a minimum of two years previous experience in a similar role, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and frequent deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.  Experience in Microsoft Office Suite.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment and also function independently.

Hours of Work:  35 hours per week

Rate of Pay:  Dependent on qualifications/ experience (+ Benefits)

Start Date: ASAP                                                                                               

Deadline: July 14, 2017

Submit resume and references in confidence to: 
Assistant Executive Director
Society of Organized Services
PO Box 898
245 West Hirst Avenue
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note:  Police Information Check required.  

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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