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Seniors Programs Support Worker

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services is a multi-service community agency that works to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities. We do this by facilitating access to services and addressing systemic inequities. The Centre envisions a future in which Toronto’s diverse communities achieve health with dignity.

Position Title: Seniors Programs Support Worker

Placement Type: In-Person

Number of Positions Available: 1

Worksite Location and Conditions: Access Point on Danforth

**Occasional support at AccessPoint on Jane may be required**

Brief Description of Practicum Project:

Work closely with the supervisor:

  • Planning, implementation and facilitation of Seniors’ Programs (weekly recreational activities-mostly in-person following Covid restrictions)
  • Research, collect and collate needs-based information for Seniors’ Programs and services for further program development
  • Design and develop communication tools, program materials and outreach materials for Seniors’ Programs
  • Outreach to recruit newcomer seniors
  • Support in planning and organizing NCT Seniors’ Cooking sessions
  • Support the documentation and report writing
  • Collect and collect statistics/data for evaluations, case studies and success stories
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Learning Outcomes/Goals:

  • Evidence-informed program planning, facilitation, and implementation skills
  • Quantitative and qualitative data collection and analytical skills
  • Report writing and documentation skills
  • Effective outreach techniques and skills
  • Professional communication skills and effective teamwork
  • Working in anti-oppression, equity, and inclusion

Qualifications/Competencies Required:

  •  3rd and 4th-year student pursuing a career in, Community Development, Social Services Work or relevant discipline
  • Experience working with ethno-culturally diverse populations in Toronto with a focus on seniors community
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, planning, organizational, teamwork and time management skills

Benefits to the Student:

  • Gain practical experience in social and community services
  • Learn facilitation skills
  • Gain insight into health promotion practices under an anti-oppression, equity, and inclusion framework
  • Gain improved communication skills
  • Practice effective teamwork skills

Placement Period: Fall 2022

Supervisor Name and Contact:

Shaheda Azami – Seniors Program Worker

Application Deadline: July 31, 2022

To Apply:

Complete an application form by clicking here

Please fill ‘Seniors Program Support Worker’ as the “Position Title” in the Application Form

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