Health Information and Communications Assistant – SHOAL Centre – Temporary, Full-Time

Beacon Community Services - Sidney, BC (30+ days ago)

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The SHOAL Centre in Sidney utilizes a multi-dimensional approach in the provision of community
services by combining recreation, volunteer services and food services, including a Youth
Employment Program (YEP). The SHOAL Centre is run in accordance with the mission, vision and
values of Beacon Community Services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Creating information tools about SHOAL programs including website, Facebook, YouTube,
email, newsletters, pamphlets and flyers

Working with volunteers, members, and public who include all ages (primarily seniors),
abilities, and all socio-economic groups

Develop strategies for reaching seniors, adults, those who are isolated, Aboriginal people
living on the Saanich Peninsula, people with disabilities and newcomers to Canada to
inform them of the programs and services offers at the SHOAL Centre

Providing administrative assistance and training to volunteers who are primarily seniors.

Assist with all aspects of operations of the SHOAL Centre

Provide customers with assistance

Operate cash register and handle sales

Working with our Database and existing files

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicant must be between 15-30 years of age (Canada Summer Jobs requirement)

Applicant must have just finished full time schooling and be returning to full time schooling
in the fall

Preference will be given to those studying Health Information Science, Intercultural
Education and Training, Recreation and Health Education, Technology and Society,
Information Technology, Marketing, Indigenous Studies, and Communications

High school graduate

Must be able to work some weekends

Current WHMIS Certificate

Clear Police Criminal Record Check

First Aid an asset

Able to effectively use a computer and electronic devices

WE LIVE SAFETY!
The safety of our clients, staff and volunteers is a priority of Beacon Community Services. We promote healthy and safe
working conditions in all of our operations. We are committed to continuously improving safety and it is essential to this
position. We further support safety through the active participation and co-operation of management, supervisors,
workers and joint occupational health and safety committees.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to work with volunteers and seniors

Flexibility, ability to make decisions and act independently

APPLICATIONS

All interested applicants can Apply Now! quoting the position vacancy number 2020-021. Please
note only those applicants who are selected to continue in the recruitment process will be
contacted.