Temporary Program & Event Assistant - Summer Student Position 2019-42-01

Abbotsford Community Services

JOB POSTING 2019-42-01
Program and Event Assistant
Temporary Summer Student Position
30 hours per week
July 8 to August 30
Wage: $ 16.00 per hour

Abbotsford Community Services has been helping people since 1969.We provide more than 85 programs and services to clients at every stage of life.Our vision for the future is justice, opportunities and equitable access for all.We strive toward that goal by fostering community well-being and social justice through positive action and leadership.Come help us help people.


Effectively cooperate in a team environment while coordinating and facilitating the Meals on Wheels and Lunch with the Bunch programs delivery


  • Coordinate daily meal delivery for Meals on Wheels,weekly delivery of Lunch with the Bunch
  • Coordinate volunteers for both programs
  • Intake of new clients/ monthly billing
  • Maintain statistics for both programs
  • Co-planning and implementing the Annual Seniors Picnic
  • Maintain volunteer files
  • Maintain Meals on Wheels Vehicles mileage records, maintenance and cleaning;
  • Experience in working with older adults and vulnerable individuals an asset;
  • Experience working for a non- profit agency an asset;
  • Volunteer management experience an asset;
  • Must have excellent communications skills, both written and verbal;
  • Must have strong IT skills (Word Publisher, Excel. Power Point);
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills, proven ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to give and take direction, as well as work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team;
  • Knowledge of streets in Abbotsford and ability to map out clear directions;

Requirements and qualifications

Education and Certification:

  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Check
  • Level 1 Food Safe Certificate
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
  • Post-secondary education in Social Services field dealing with seniors and vulnerable adults


Knowledge and Skill Set


  • Driving;Pick- up of meals, delivery, when necessary

Closing date is Date June 21, 2019


Interested applicants are to reference Posting #2019-42-01 in the subject line.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Email: jobpostings@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com

Subject: Job Posting #2019-42-01

No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Abbotsford Community Services is an equal opportunity employer.