Home Job Board Senior Programmer
|Town of Morinville
Posted Date: April 20, 2023
Closing Date: May 3, 2023
|Town of Morinville
|Town of Morinville 10125 100 Avenue, Morinville, AB T8R 1L6
The Town of Morinville is a growing community on the doorstep of Metro Edmonton. Developed on a foundation of rich heritage and culture spanning 100+ years, it offers an excellent quality of life with convenient access to all nearby big city amenities while retaining the characteristics of a vibrant and flourishing centre for the surrounding rural community.
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Programmer to fill a permanent part-time (0.8FTE) position. Reporting to the Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) Supervisor, the Senior Programmer is responsible for providing opportunities to enable seniors to remain as independent as possible within the community, while maintaining dignity and an optimum quality of life. This position will advocate for the development of programs and services, provide information and referrals to seniors and their families by researching the needs, trends, opportunities, or ideas that would benefit the well-being of seniors.
• Ensure programs are well structured, meet community needs, meet health and safety standards, marketed and promoted, provide a wide range of age activities accessible for the seniors of the community.
• Promote a holistic approach to community well-being and nature a comprehensive community support system by utilizing existing services, developing and maintain new programs. • Creating programming specifically addressing senior issues.
• Promoting, marketing, and providing accessible programs for the seniors of the community. • Coordinating the annual Seniors Week Community Celebration.
• Represent Community Services on committees and task forces as assigned by the Supervisor, and in doing so; bring information to the committees as well as relaying information back to the Department.
• Promote an increased awareness of social issues in both FCSS and Recreation, attend community meetings, maintain and distribute current information about available community resources, and support affordable preventive programs that enhance social well-being of individuals and families.
• Participate in all training related to Emergency Social Services (ESS).
• Partner with community groups to develop programs and services that meet the needs of Seniors.
• Provide outreach services to seniors and families in the community.
• Providing ongoing coordination, training, and support to program volunteers.
• High School Diploma along with post-secondary education in Human Services, Social Work, Recreation, or related field, and/or supporting studies. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
• 3+ years experience working with Seniors, community development, program and event planning, and group facilitation.
• Current First Aid and CPR is required.
• Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License is required.
• Previous Municipal experience is an asset.
• Strong ability to connect municipal and community interests.
• Strong planning and budgeting experience.
• Effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong customer service and ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, internal & external customers.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
The Town of Morinville values and supports diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Accessibility accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
How to Apply
Submit resume and cover letter quoting “Comp # 202319-SRPG” to:
Human Resources, Town of Morinville 10125 100 Avenue, Morinville, AB T8R 1L6 Email: email@example.com | Fax: 780-939-5633 | Web: http://www.morinville.ca
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, and all of the people across Alberta who share a history and a deep connection with this land. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.