Career with Us
The St. James-Assiniboia 55+ Centre is often looking for great people to enhance our programs, services, and activities. We hire creative thinkers and community-minded individuals in the areas of:
– Recreation and Leisure
– Social Services
– Contract Instructors (fitness, leisure, and education)
– Community Development and Outreach
– Food preparation
General applications are accepted via email. Otherwise, please view our current opportunities below.
Program Coordinator Job Type: Full Time Position Days: The Centre is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: St. James – Winnipeg, MB Posting Date: Monday September 20, 2021 Closing Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Organizational Overview: The St. James‐Assiniboia 55+ Centre is an independently operated, charitable non-profit organization. Our mission is to encourage seniors to improve their quality of life by providing educational, recreational, health and social opportunities. We offer health services, fitness opportunities, recreational events, outings, Food and Friendship programs, volunteer opportunities, and professional health and wellness services such as foot care and massage. To learn more about our Centre, please visit our website at www.stjamescentre.com. Position Overview: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Coordinator performs the support tasks necessary to organize and deliver community-scope recreation program offerings to older active adults. Responsibilities: • Oversees the facilitating, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of recreation, social, and educational programs offered by the St. James-Assiniboia 55+ Centre; • Serves as the point of contact for member events; • Facilitates the delivery of recreational programs through the procurement of materials and supplies, and may perform hands-on service delivery; • Responds to public inquiries and prepares necessary support documents, reports, analyses and recommendations; • Conducts market research and fee structure analysis; • Oversees the researching and organization agreements with potential instructors and service providers; • Ensures maintenance schedule of fitness equipment is met; • Assists with marketing and promotional efforts and may represent the Centre at special events such as tradeshows; • Has direct contact with the public answering inquiries, complaints, and referrals, and may supervise recreation trips. • Recruits and provides direction to volunteers; • May represent the Centre at conferences, media events, networking opportunities and committees; • Processes, files, and maintains records, forms and reports and ensures accuracy, timeliness and completeness of assignments; • Maintains calendar, application, fees and refunds; • Oversees the program budget for fitness, education, special events and drop in programs; • Assists with fundraising efforts of the Centre. Qualifications: The ideal candidate should possess the following attributes: • Demonstrated experience in planning and facilitating programs. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. • Work well in a team environment. • Volunteer management experience. • Strong organizational skills. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Strong budgeting skills. • Outgoing, warm and caring. • Experience working with seniors is an asset. Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter and resume with salary expectations, which clearly states how you meet qualifications stated above by Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. to: Duncan Stokes, Executive Director Via E‐mail: [email protected] Please indicate the job title in the subject line. We sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.