Current Postings

Program Coordinator – Seniors’ Community Outreach


(Permanent Part-Time 0.6)

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.

The West Vancouver Community Services Department is currently seeking a Permanent Part-Time Program Coordinator – Seniors’ Community Outreach. In addition to delivering primarily preventative, community-based services to address age-appropriate needs, this position will respond to seniors’ unique needs to navigate social support services and aging in place needs for seniors in West Vancouver.

Reporting to the Customer Service and Seniors’ Services Managers, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing one-on-one outreach to vulnerable seniors’ in the community;
  • Supporting seniors with housing needs, navigating health care challenges, coaching and providing education and resources to family and caregivers and helping complete government forms;
  • Assisting seniors with a variety of referral services to ensure they have the resources they need for aging in place in West Vancouver;
  • Collaborates with the District’s Financial Access department to identify vulnerable seniors;
  • Working in partnership and collaboration with internal municipal services and external senior support services such as: Hollyburn Community Services Society, Alzheimer’s Society of BC, North Shore Community Resources, VCH;
  • Working with the Community Outreach Committee
  • Assessing senior and caregiver needs and securing speakers to host outreach events to build community connections
  • Understanding a wide variety of seniors’ issues; and
  • Performing other related duties as required.


The preferred candidate will possess: an interest in working with seniors; experience working with seniors in a variety of community, health and/or recreational settings; ability to work as a member of a team to provide a high standard of educational and recreational programs to seniors; ability to effectively lead recreation programs to older seniors; understanding of the Activenet registration system and computer skills and knowledge of routine office practices and procedures.

The successful candidate has completed: post-secondary education in Recreation, Social Sciences, or Gerontology, supplemented by some experience in recreation work, or an equivalent combination of education or experience; current CPR-C and a Driver’s License valid in the Province of British Columbia.

The successful candidates will be required to supply an acceptable police information check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on WestNet.

Position Status:
WVMEA (Union) – Permanent Part-Time

Hours of Work:
 22.5 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:
$35.72 per hour

Closing Date:
11:59 pm on May 21, 2024

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted