Senior Engagement Volunteer

(Centre for Education & Training, Oakville Location, Newcomer Information Centre)

Position ID: V-HVC0107 Last Full Update: 03 May 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactManinder Kaur Bharaj, Coordinator, NIC Oakville, Centre for Education & Training; Phone: 905 875 3851 ext 5005; Email:
DutiesSeniors Engagement and Empowerment Network led by seniors to educate and inspire seniors. 
Expand the awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse in your communities. 
- Help in organizing training, info sessions, workshops and events to celebrate seniors in your communities 
- Support and encourage social participation and inclusion of seniors 
- Participate in the creation of flyers, calendars and other promotional materials for the purpose of the SEEN project 
- Assist with the production and distribution of promotional materials 
- Perform outreach activities and other related duties as required
Ages55 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForSeniors (55+)
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Marketing & Promotions ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Newcomer Assistance ; Program Coordination / Support ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Translation / Languages / Interpretation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Sports & Coaching ; Team Work ; Translation & Languages ; Writing & Editing ; Demonstrated organizational and planning skills 
- Adaptable, flexible and able to work independently 
- Ability to multi-task, take initiative and be able to meet regular deadlines 
- Bilingual (Arabic, Mandarin, Punjabi, Spanish or Urdu) 
Interested in: elder abuse - including financial abuse, newcomer and refugee senior issues, senior inclusion and empowerment, senior leadership.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours10 / Month
Dates and Times8-10 hours per month, flexible schedule with few scheduled events
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationOakville/Halton Region
Number of PositionsOakville: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
End Date17 Mar 2020
Agency Details
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Organization NameCentre for Education & Training, Oakville Location, Newcomer Information Centre
Office Phone905-875-3851 ext 5008
Toll Free Phone1-800-668-1179 ext 1266
Address & Map
690 Dorval Dr, Suite 100
Oakville, ON L6K 3X9
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