Senior Leader

(Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Oakville - Head Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0667 Last Full Update: 01 Jan 2018
Opportunity Details
CommentsJoin and be part of a program that helps seniors become stronger and aware. This position is suitable for senior women. 
Please contact Soraya Khaleeli at 905-825-3622 to schedule an interview.  
Training date TBD.
ContactSoraya Khaleeli, Senior Circle Program Coordinator, SAVIS of Halton; Phone: (905) 825-3622; Email:
Duties- Assist in Senior Circle discussions with groups in the Halton Region regarding issues affecting seniors i.e. elder abuse, social isolation, neglect, inter-familial violence and inter-generational conflict.  
- on occasion represent SAVIS at public display booths,  
- volunteer time at Bingo  
- help during fundraising events.
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BenefitsSupporting other seniors 
Creating positive change 
Learning public speaking/presentation skills
ClientsSeniors and senior care givers (children, grandchildren, SW etc)
Ages55 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForSeniors (55+)
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Public Speaking ; An understanding of sexual violence as it affects seniors, and/or a willingness to learn.  
Some knowledge of community support services for abused women and seniors within Halton region and surrounding areas.  
Excellent listening skills.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Duration of the Senior Circle project
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesAlmost all presentations are during the day.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityWe go where seniors are it could be anywhere in the Halton Region.
LocationAnywhere in Halton Region
Number of PositionsActon: 1 individual(s) ; Burlington: 1 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 1 individual(s) ; Milton: 1 individual(s) ; Oakville: 1 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Free volunteer training
TransportationNear public transit ; Bus tickets are available if necessary
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsSatisfactory public speaking skills. 
Access to e-mail. 
Flexibility to accommodate Senior Circles.
Start DateOn or after 15 Jan 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameSexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Oakville - Head Office
Office PhoneIntake and information 905-825-3622
Toll Free Phone1-877-268-8416
Address & Map
South Oakville Centre (formerly Hopedale Mall)
1515 Rebecca St, Suite 227
Oakville, ON L6L 5G8
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