Education/Training Coordinator for the Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council (AEAAC)– full time position 35 hours a week
Location: – working remotely from your home, contracted position for 1 year. Ability to travel to various parts of the province as needed.
The Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council is a group of Albertans dedicated to increasing awareness and supporting a community response to elder abuse.
This is a new position for the AEAAC with the goal to increase access to education and resources related to elder abuse for service providers across Alberta.
The Education/training coordinator will provide a range of training opportunities for case managers and service providers within Coordinated community response (CCR) across the province as well as professionals and post-secondary students in related fields.
The position will support (collaborative online resources and education) CORE Alberta – education platform elder abuse group area; ensuring that service providers and stakeholders have access to information that they need to collectively address elder abuse.
The coordinator will build the capacity of new and current CCR’s through education, training, and resources.
The position will also support the development and implementation of the newly developed Safe Spaces for elder abuse. They will work collaboratively with the indigenous resources’ navigator positions.
Education/training Coordinator: Roles and Responsibilities
As the education/training coordinator you will connect with stakeholders, professionals, and post secondary institutions to understand elder abuse education/awareness needs across the province. You will work in conjunction with the positions of the indigenous resource navigators to develop community relationships.
Your primary responsibilities will be:
- Arrange training opportunities for communities, CCRs, staff, and other organizations on topics of importance (Mental Health First Aid for Seniors, understanding legal documents, etc.) and ensure consistency and quality in service provision.
- Host educational and training opportunities for various sectors, service providers, and groups about elder abuse. (Taking Action Against Elder Abuse (TAAEA- materials)
- Elder abuse CORE support-education platform in the area of elder abuse
- Assist to develop new material, key messages, and content about elder abuse and the Council including World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD material and events), with the Indigenous Resource Navigator.
- Partner with key stakeholders – in education about elder abuse. Coordinate collaborative work with the Indigenous Resource Navigator.
- Be a train the trainer in TAAEA. Update material as required.
- Assist in the development of Safe Spaces for older adults experiencing elder abuse and a Community of Practice for those with spaces. Providing ongoing support as required.
- Identify, monitor, and analyzes changing community needs.
- Support newly developed CCRs as outlined in the GOA online steps to develop a coordinated community response network.
- Bring training opportunities to the case management meetings.
- Attend Neighbors friend and family (bystander training for elder abuse) NFF-Community of practice.
- Create training on healthy relationships with your adult children.
- Work on data collection
Note: This position requires travel. There will be a travel allowance. A personal vehicle is required (mileage allowance provided). (Minimum of 2 million liability) Travel to rural communities is required. There may be scheduled overnights during training times.
- A diploma or degree in a related human services field
- Ability to network and maintain relationships.
- Experience leading groups, implementing, and delivering education programs.
- Experience in community development, project management and capacity building
- Ability to work independently and be self-directed and able to work as part of a team.
- Knowledge of services for seniors
- Computer literacy, especially Microsoft office and PowerPoint
- Be able to provide a clear Police Check including a vulnerable persons check and drivers abstract
SKILLS and EXPERIENCE
- Work with older adults
- Understand ageism and its impact on society and individuals
- knowledge of elder abuse • Ability to work from home as this is a remote position.
Ability to travel to various parts of the province as needed.
Terms & Compensation:
- The position is based out of your home-report to the executive director in Lethbridge ● There are options for flexible work schedules. ● This position is a year contracted position to start once the suitable candidate is found. Salary is 67,500 to 70,500 yearly based on a 35. hour work week. Salary in consideration in experience.
Applicants should apply online with resume deadline January 12, 2024
Apply now: AEAAC.firstname.lastname@example.org
We appreciate all interest in this position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.