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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

Téléphone: 613-729-4817

Courriel: volunteering@abbeyfieldottawa.ca
web: www.abbeyfieldottawa.ca

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Hommes; Aînés; Femmes

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

Les possibilités de bénévolat

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
Endroit : 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
Date limite pour postuler: 15 déc 2021
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
Endroit : 425 Parkdale Avenue
Date limite pour postuler: 30 nov 2021
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 volunteer to work with the Director of Marketing and Communications to manage our online presence through social media.

Primarily responsible for the posting of relevant content to our Facebook page, including following related social media accounts, sharing posts, and developing unique content to promote our organization and opportunities at Abbeyfield House Ottawa.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work with the Director of Marketing and Communications to identify marketing priorities including key stakeholders and events;
- Follow, like and interact with other Facebook channels as Abbeyfield House Ottawa;
- Draft material for use on Facebook, including developing a content calendar;
- Compile contact information of key collaborators in the community to promote Abbeyfield via social media.

Qualifications:
A background in marketing or communications is an asset;
Strong initiative;
Good research skills;
Strong written and oral communication skills are required.

Estimated time commitment: 3 to 5 hours a week.
Endroit : 425 Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa
Date limite pour postuler: 30 nov 2021
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 Handyperson to support the Director of Property Management in maintaining the physical appearance and operations of the House.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Support the Director of Property Management in conducting House inspections
-Support the Director of Property Management in seeking out vendors and obtaining quotes for various projects
- Support the Director of Property Management in managing volunteer handy people and gardeners including maintaining a list of small repairs and tasks
- Act as a first point of contact for emergencies (after 911) in the absence of the Property Manager
- Complete small repairs or coordinate the completion of small repairs as required
- Support the Property Manager in the development and implementation of a regular maintenance schedule for all major appliances and equipment
- Ensure tools and equipment are stored appropriately (protecting against theft, injury, unnecessary wear)
- Seasonal activities as may be required, placement of winter mat), salt/gravel on walk ways
- Complete minor house renovations including painting and minor construction projects, hanging curtains, pictures and moving furniture
- Assist with general maintenance of the house including changing lightbulbs, checking smoke detectors, etc.

Qualifications:
Knowledge of property management and maintenance
Good communications skills
Initiative
Good judgment
Endroit : 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
Date limite pour postuler: 30 nov 2021
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 Fundraising volunteer to work with the Director of Grants and Fundraising to identify and write grant applications on behalf of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Researches and identifies potential grant opportunities for which Abbeyfield Ottawa is eligible;
Reviews list of projects and initiatives in need of funding and applies for grants as appropriate with guidance from the Director of Grants and Fundraising;
Applies for specific grants at the request of the Board of Directors or the Director of Grants and Fundraising
Ensures all applications are completed on time and include appropriate supporting documentation.
Track all submissions and ensure reporting requirements are met for successful applications.

Qualifications:

Experience in grant writing an asset;
Strong initiative;
Good research skills;
MS Office experience;
Strong written and oral communications skills are required.
Endroit : 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa
Date limite pour postuler: 30 nov 2021