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Position # 3778
OrganizationSaanich Recreation and Community Services
Position Social Program Host - Saanich Older Adult Programs
Location Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, Cedar Hill Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement To strengthen and connect community through recreation volunteerism.
Description Social Program Volunteers are reliable, welcoming and a helpful addition to Saanich recreation centres, enabling Older Adults to enjoy frequently connecting in a public space.

The role is to host, or assist in hosting, weekly social drop-ins at any of our four Recreation Centres for those 55yrs+; G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre; Gordon Head Recreation Centre, and Cedar Hill Recreation Centre (listed in order of need). Volunteers would choose a specific centre or centres to regularly host at.

The host works in collaboration with the Programmer I Older Adults Services and any other volunteers at that site to facilitate Older Adults using the space for games, connection and socializing including coffee/tea and light snacks. 
Training Details .
-Site and Program Orientation
-Child Protection Training
-Meet and Match with Program Supervisor
Working Conditions .
-Indoors in multi-purpose rooms/community centre spaces with a kitchen, seating and games
-Operate mostly unassisted (staff is always available if needed) (leader can at times be offsite)
-Sitting, standing, moving around, in close proximity to others, constantly connecting with the group
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail Monday or Wednesday Mornings @ Pearkes Recreation Centre *Highest Need
Friday Afternoons @ Cedar Hill Recreation Centre
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group, ESL/EAL
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Recreation/Sports, Senior Services
Skill(s) Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://www.saanich.ca/EN/main/community/get-involved/volunteer-in-saanich.htmll
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Chantal Knorren-McGrath
Address 770 Vernon Avenue Victoria, V8X 2W7


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