The Intergenerational Project is a two-year project which aims to connect people across generations to facilitate the improvement of lives and reduction of social isolation among seniors and youth, including those with disabilities. This position will be reporting to the Kootenay Senior’s program manager and will be working in partnership with the Custom Fit Inclusion [...]
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Description of Position: The Kootenay Seniors Program Manager is responsible for the overall planning, coordination, and management of Kootenay Seniors program which provides service and advocacy supports to seniors in Nelson and the West Kootenay region. Job Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of issues facing seniors and experience in delivering seniors-focused programming. Knowledge of and commitment [...]
Nelson CARES Society 2018-2019 Annual Report: Nelson CARES 2018-2019 Financial Summary:
On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 Nelson CARES will host the 6th annual CNOY. The Coldest Night of the Year is a walking fundraiser that raises money and awareness for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 130 communities across Canada. We are looking forward to seeing some new faces this year, alongside some familiar ones [...]
Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment, support services, and environmental stewardship. Residential Services for Community Living is its program that provides at-home and community based services for adults with developmental disabilities and complex health care needs. The CSW-Casual is responsible for ensuring the well-being, promoting [...]
Nelson Committee on Homelessness hosts Community Connect Day each November, as winter approaches. This year’s Community Connect Day is on Saturday, November 23 at Central School Gym in Nelson (corner of Ward and Mill Streets), open to guests from 10am – 3pm.Community Connect Day provides an opportunity for individuals and families who are struggling to [...]
Nelson's intergenerational newsletter, Fall 2019|Issue 2 As summer fades quickly and we are left with the fruits of our growth, I can see things are changing. Most significantly the world rallies around the Climate Marches, and this movement is a beautiful example of intergenerational work at home and abroad. On September 20th I had the [...]
NELSON’S COMMUNITY CONNECT DAY IS COMING! Saturday, November 23 at Central School Gym (@ Ward & Mill Streets) If you want to find out more about volunteer opportunities, click here. If you over 18 years of age, please fill out this waiver. If you are under 18 years of age, please fill out this waiver. [...]
This fall, Kootenay Seniors is hosting the 5th Annual Kootenay Seniors Fair, celebrating National Seniors Day. Join us on Friday, October 4th, 10am-3pm at Prestige Lakeside Resort. Admission and activities are free; this year the Fair is featuring 30+ vendors, information on seniors’ services, free chair massage and hearing checks, fun activities, barber shop and [...]
Friday October 4th, 10 am – 3 pm Prestige Lakeside Resort, Nelson We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help put on the 5th Annual Kootenay Seniors Fair. Volunteer roles include greeting guests at the welcome table, event photographer, volunteer drivers to help seniors get to the fair and various other positions. Full and half-day shifts [...]