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Stroke Recovery Program Coordinator

This is a part time contract position of 4 paid hours a week plus some volunteer time. We are looking for an experienced person for this position.

Description & Link to Mission
The Port Alberni Stroke Recovery Program is a new program designed to assist stroke survivors in the community after they leave hospital. We also support caregivers. The program includes mobility exercises, group communication and mental stimulation, social and recreational activities as well as stroke education and caregiver support. The paid time commitment for this program is 4 hours per week. Additionally, some volunteer time is required.

Location, Day and Time
TBD. Programming will run for 2-3 hours each week, on a day, time and location in Port Alberni TBD.

Qualifications
Experience and a qualification in a health care related field is preferred
Program coordination and group facilitation experience
Administrative and leadership skills
Experience of working in recreation and/or with adults with a disability and/or with volunteers, especially as a supervisor, is preferred

Abilities
Enjoys working with people and build good relationships
Is flexible, adaptable and a self-starter
Enjoys an environment with daily challenges
Creates program changes where necessary
Able to find appropriate community resources for the program e.g. guest speakers

Personal Qualities
Genuine personal warmth
Empathic skill
Optimistic upbeat attitude
Team orientation
Conscientious

Deliverables / Duties
Plan and oversee the weekly support program, including:
- Opening location and setting up for the program
- Clearing up after the program
- Seeking referrals to the program
- Coordinate and supervise volunteers
- Assist with program fundraising
-Complete brief monthly reports to SRABC provincial office
- Collect and document membership information

Participate in training as required

Other Requirements
Police record check

To apply
Send detailed current resume outlining relevant qualifications and experience and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and the names of three professional/employment references

Deadline for application: December 11th, 2017

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Website www.srabc.ca
Ad Id30915079
CategoryVolunteer
PostedNovember 14, 2017
Expiry February 12, 2018
Status NOT FILLED
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