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Welcome – Enrich your life with us!

We have been serving seniors in Headingley for many years. A coordinator keeps us organized and enthusiastic volunteers share their time and talents. We receive some government funding to offer services, we raise funds for our social activities and partner with the Macdonald Headingley Recreation District to offer fitness and arts programs. We encourage those 55 and older to join us for learning opportunities, social events, fitness and fun. Browse our website and calendar for what is currently happening.

Our Mission

To encourage seniors to maintain independent living and improve their quality of life by providing education, recreation, health and social opportunities.

2016 – 20th Anniversary

This year we celebrated our 20th year since Incorporation! Thank you to all the volunteers who have made Headingley Seniors’ Services Inc. (HSSI) what it is today.

HEADINGLEY 25TH/CANADA 150TH CELEBRATION EVENTS



EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH HSSI


Headingley Seniors’ Services Inc. is currently seeking applicants for the following:

SENIORS’ SERVICES COORDINATOR, PART TIME POSITION

Ideally, this person will enjoy working with community adults of all ages, planning programs and events, creating a monthly newsletter, coordinating volunteers, gathering and distributing referral resources and information, coordinating supportive services and assisting an active and engaged Board of Directors to ensure we meet our mandate of supporting independent and healthy living for older adults in Headingley. This position is equivalent to 3 days per week and our modern well-equipped office is at the Headingley Community Centre on Portage Ave. The Resource Coordinator networks with other community development groups, has background knowledge of Headingley, works independently, and has computer experience with Windows, MS Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint. If you are interested in this unique and interesting position, please email your resume and cover letter to: susanne@mhrd.ca by May 26, 2017. You may also mail to: Headingley Senior Services Search Committee,
5353 Portage Ave., Headingley, MB R4H 1J9.
HSSI appreciates all respondents, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. See below for a more complete position description.
Position Title:
Seniors Resource Coordinator, Office Administrator – 22 hrs/wk
​​Organization:
Headingley Seniors’ Services, Inc. (HSSI)
Position Purpose:
HSSI is a non-profit community resource, funded through grants and fundraising, to provide information referrals and support for older adults to assist with independent safe living and to offer opportunities to maintain healthy lifestyles and remain socially engaged within the community.
Summary of Responsibilities:
The Seniors Resource Coordinator coordinates available and accessible support services and programs for older adults in the RM of Headingley and administers the overall management of (HSSI) operations, services and programs in accordance with the mission and purpose, goals, policies and philosophy of the Board of Directors.
The Seniors Resource Coordinator is responsible for the maintenance of current resources for older adults; the distribution of service information; resource, program and community development.
The Resource Coordinator reports to the Chairperson of the Board of Directors and subsequently the Executive Committee. This position is part-time and is equivalent to 3 days per week; flexibility is required.
Program Planning: Plan, develop, implement and evaluate programs, services and events.
Volunteer Management:
Identify and lead volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and appreciation strategies.
Referral Resources & Information Distribution:
Maintain current information and referral resources for older adults and distribute this information within the community of Headingley, for example but not limited to: assistance to access services, completion of forms for government and other services, home maintenance that would include housekeeping, yard care and snow removal services.
Community & Public Relations:
Promote and interpret the purpose and functions of HSSI in the community.
Board Relations:
Assist the Board to ensure the purpose, mission, goals and objectives are met.
Financial Management:
Assist the Board Treasurer to prepare and monitor the annual budget and other project budgets.
Administrative Duties:
Manage the HSSI office including: correspondence, referrals, filing etc. Compile statistics for the HSSI Board and Southern Health-Santé Sud regional health. Maintain current information on client, volunteers and fee for service providers.
Qualifications & Experience:
*Relevant post-secondary education or related experience, preferably with older adults, volunteers, the non-profit sector and/or community development.
*Management experience of office procedures with administrative and computer skills,
*Demonstrate good interpersonal skills for listening, patience, empathy and tactfulness,
*Superior interpersonal and leadership skills,
*Creative, resourceful with the ability to plan, organize and problem solve,
*Experience in and comfortable with diverse groups, including older adults, volunteers, board members, funding agencies, not-for-profit and municipal and government organizations and service providers,
*Interest in fundraising and proposal writing,
*Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Persons Sector Search as required,
*Valid Manitoba Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is required
Professional Development:
*Demonstrate a commitment to continual professional development,
*Attend Manitoba Resource Coordinators Association annual conferences.