We are seeking an adult (19yrs +) who is interested in contributing back into their community by leading a seniors social coffee hour program. With guidance from the Centre Recreation Programmer and Program Assistant III, this position involves direct supervision, leadership, safety and planning activities for seniors aged 55 yrs +. Volunteer will plan ice breakers and or suggest conversation topics to encourage conversation & socialization of participating seniors.

Opportunities are planned seasonally, and volunteers should be available weekly, at the designated date(s)/ time(s)

Fall: September December
Winter: January March

Spring: April June

Summer: July August

Some aspects to consider are:

  • Socialize with seniors
  • Leading up to 10 participants
  • Prepare Coffee
  • Prepare Snacks
  • Communication with Recreation Staff
  • Food Safe is a asset
  • Completion of onsite protocol training
  • First Aid Emergency First Aid w/ CPR is a requirement
  • Subject to successful clearance of police information check including vulnerable sectors search

Interested applicants, please send your interest to randy.chan@vancouver.ca including contacts for 2 references.