Seniors Program Volunteer | Immigrant Services Calgary

Seniors Program Volunteer

Role Summary: 

Seniors Program volunteers provide assistance to immigrant seniors while they are adapting to their new life in Canada. Volunteer tasks may include interpretation and support services, workshop assistance, and/or assistance with promotional and outreach services.

Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Sign ISC’s Volunteer Responsibility and Confidentiality Agreement
  • Must attend the screening interview with Volunteer Coordinator and/or CISP (Community Initiative for Immigrant Seniors Program) Coordinator
  • Complete a Calgary Police Information, Intervention Record and Reference Check
  • Attend our mandatory Orientation Training and any other training as required
  • Follow and adhere to specific guidelines explained in the training manual
  • Respect ISC’s confidentiality policy
Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Experience and passionate about working with older adults
  • Completion of secondary education
  • Fluent in English. If not a native speaker, proof of English language proficiency is required
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Responsible, patient and culturally sensitive
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Increased experience working with older adults coming from diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds
  • Enhanced interpersonal and communication skills
  • Increased knowledge of workshop planning, organization, and logistics
  • Great feeling of personal satisfaction from providing the necessary support and services while reaching out to Calgary’s immigrant senior community

If interested, please click here to apply for the volunteer role.