NWT Seniors' Society
Published
April 25, 2019
Location
YELLOWKINFE, Canada
Category
Job Type
Casual  
Receive Applications Via
Email
Compensation
$30/hour
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

Summer student position for May-August, 2019

Please apply by sending cover letter and resume to ed@seniorsnwt.ca

Duties

Communications:

  • Regular posting to facebook, website and twitter on issues of interests to seniors.
  • Organizing and distributing promotional materials for Senior Citizens Month.
  • Production of a newsletter using online resources and information provided by NWTSS.
  • Initiating Annual Report for AGM
  • Research promotional materials for healthy living for seniors

Research/service

  • Providing basic information in response to questions from clients calling Seniors' Information Line
  • Review updates in approaches and support for Aging in Place
  • Attend Community Health Fair if invited

Other duties to be determined by Executive Director and employee

Qualifications

Must be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, between the ages of 15 and 30 and legally entitled to work according to territorial legislation and regulations.

Academic studies in communication, advocacy for older adults, social work and gerontology or related social field is preferred.

Company Info

The NWT Seniors' Society is a non-profit organization that provides information and acts as a resource and support for seniors and elders across the NWT. The Society operates a toll-free Seniors' Information Line, advice to governments and communities on issues related to seniors and offers community workshops on topics of interest to seniors and elders.
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