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Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

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Mysa Saad
Volunteer Coordinator
Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

425 Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1Y 1H3

TEL: 613-729-4817

E-mail: volunteering@abbeyfieldottawa.ca
Web: www.abbeyfieldottawa.ca

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Men; Seniors; Women

Abbeyfield House is a non-profit organization that provides accommodation for 10 independent older adults. Each local Abbeyfield Society is comprised of a group of caring volunteers that initiate, support and guide the operations of the Abbeyfield House. Imagine enjoying life with no chores to do, no worries about the house, and delicious home-cooked meals. And, can you imagine having all this for an affordable monthly fee? The Abbeyfield concept is a small community of retired older adults living at Abbeyfield House, enjoying life - companionship when they want it, privacy when they need it.

www.abbeyfieldottawa.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

Abbeyfield House Parkdale is looking for a Director of Human Resources to coordinate human resources for all paid staff and volunteers including providing orientation, scheduling, conducting regular performance reviews (including salary reviews) and managing any complaints.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain and up-dates job descriptions for all paid staff and members of the Board of Directors;

Develop, implement and update all human resources policies and procedures for the organization including, but not limited to, the following:

Harassment and violence
Code of Conduct
Discrimination
Health and Safety
Compensation
Recruitment and selection of employees and volunteers
Performance Management
Discipline and termination
Conflict resolution

Recommend to the Board changes to policies and procedures that would improve the organization;

Oversee the House Manager and staff by:
Providing appropriate, supportive supervision and on-going feedback
Ensuring that staff are properly trained for their work
Maintaining a healthy work environment
Conduct performance evaluations
Handling disciplinary issues

Communicate regularly with the Director of Residency regarding any resident concerns or requests about staff volunteers;

Leads the recruitment and interviewing of potential Board members, in partnership with the Director of Volunteering.

Administrative Duties:
The Director is responsible for attending monthly meetings and providing a report;

Maintain staff and volunteer records and appropriate paperwork for all human resources decisions;

Work with appropriate Directors and volunteers to ensure that all human resources policies comply with Human Rights, Employment/Labour Standards and all other applicable legislations;

Seek Board approval for all human resources policies that have legal implications for the Board such as screening policies and harassment policies.

Financial Duties:
Work with the Treasurer on salary forecasting for the annual budget.

Qualification:

Knowledge of employment standards and human rights legislation;
Ability to draft policies or plans for the organization.


Estimated Time Commitment:
20 hours per month
Location: 425 Parkdale Avenue
Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Are you a student, retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

We are looking for a Director of Residency Management.

Position Detail:
The Director of Residency Management manages applications for residency, oversees the Residency Committee and generally works with residents to ensure their well-being.

Duties and Responsibilities:

General:
Support the Director of Marketing and Communications in marketing the House (e.g., participating in events such as Tea & Tours;
Work with Residency Committee to respond to inquiries from prospective residents;
Work with the Board of Directors and the Residency Committee to develop and maintain applicant criteria;
Develop and implement a process for screening resident applications;
Conduct applicant interviews and following-up with applicants and/or family members in partnership with the Residency Committee;
Develop and provide new resident orientation;
Work with the House Manager to develop and carryout move-ins and move-outs;
Interact with family members, sponsors and physicians about a residents’ ability to live independently as appropriate;
Interact with residents on a regular basis concerning matters of general wellbeing including health; assisting residents with conflict resolution; ensuring resident satisfaction with services; and coordinating house social events that encourage residents to interact (e.g., birthdays, afternoon teas, special occasion/holiday celebrations etc.);
Communicate regularly with the Director of Human Resources and the House Manager regarding any issues or requests made by residents with respect to staffing or services.

Administrative:

Attend monthly meetings and provide a report to the Board of Directors;
Maintain complete applicant and resident records and document application process.

Financial:

Maintain a small budget to support social events and resident activities.





Qualifications:

Good knowledge of senior’s issues and conflict management;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills essential;
Experience working with seniors a definite asset.

Estimated Time Commitment :
10-15 hours per month
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

Abbeyfield House Parkdale is looking for a Director of Volunteering. The Director of Volunteering is responsible for the efficient recruitment of volunteers, based on the needs of the organization and the direction of the Board.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develops and implements a process for recruiting and screening volunteers;
- Recruits volunteers, posting vacancies to various volunteer job boards online;
- Screens and interviews candidates in cooperation with the appropriate board member;
- Ensures that all necessary reference and police checks are completed and stored;
- Responds to inquiries from candidates and/or members of the board;
- Manages and updates position descriptions for all volunteer positions;
- Supports the Human Resources Director in recruiting and interviewing prospective Board Members.
- Updates and maintains all volunteer files. Volunteer files include all documentation related to an individual volunteer including police checks, resumes, contact information, and signed on-boarding documents;
- Develops and distributes orientation material to all volunteers including information about code of conduct, confidentiality and other requirements as may be specified by the Board in partnership with the Director of Human Resources.

Qualifications:
Knowledge of basic human resources practices is an asset.

Estimated time commitment:
10 hours per month
Location: 425 Parkdale Avenue
Deadline: Jan 31, 2022