Employment Opportunities

Food Services Coordinator – Saanich Centre

Silver Threads Service is seeking a Food Service Coordinator responsible for the food and beverage service at the Saanich Centre that includes; Daily Service, Frozen Meals, Program refreshments and supporting special events and dinners. Duties include menu planning, costing, food preparation, and customer service.

The Coordinator will ensure the Food Safety and Sanitation Plans are implemented and kitchen equipment is well maintained. As well, track inventory, monitor daily sales, order and purchase product from wholesalers and suppliers within budget guidelines. Must support volunteers and part time staff. Ensures the kitchen is an organized and clean work place and provides high quality service to a senior clientele.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, customer service focused and able to build a warm and welcoming environment at the Centre, have a minimum of three years’ experience in food preparation/service.

  • Must satisfactorily complete a Police Information Check
  • Current Food Safe required and First Aid an asset
  • Flu Shot required
  • Must have valid Drivers License and own vehicle

Hours are: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 2:30pm
27.5 hours per week
Wage: $18 per hour
Position starts Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

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Resumes by Monday, August 13th.
To: annenelson@silverthreads.ca

Please no phone calls

Memory PLUS Coordinator – Contract

Silver Threads Service is seeking an enthusiastic, skilled Coordinator to plan, implement, and facilitate the Memory PLUS (Practice, Laughter, Useful Strategies) programs for people 55 and up in our Saanich Centre as well as outreach in the community.

The Memory PLUS Coordinator will be responsible for the Memory PLUS (Practice Laughter Useful Strategies) Programs that are offered at our two centres, located in Victoria and Saanich, as well in locations around the Greater Victoria area.

Reporting to the Saanich Centre Director the Memory PLUS Coordinator coordinates the programs and is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programs based on the needs and interests of seniors in the program.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, adaptable, with a proven track record in programming for this age group. Must have an understanding of community resources, strong group facilitation and presentation skills. Two or more years’ experience in a leadership role and related degree are required.

Valid Driver’s License and own vehicle is required.

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Position is: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00am to 3:30pm

September 11th to November 29th, 2018
18 hours per week for 12 weeks

Hourly wage: $22.00

Orientation and Planning – September 11th to September 20th
Memory PLUS Dates – September 25th to November 29th, 2018


Memory PLUS at Oak Bay United Church
9:30 to 11:30am

Memory PLUS at St Georges
1:00 to 3:00pm

Program Planning

Memory PLUS at St Luke’s
9:30 to 11:30am

Memory PLUS at Saanich Centre
1:00 to 3:00pm

Resumes by: Monday, August 13th, 2018
To: Anne Nelson, Saanich Centre Director annenelson@silverthreads.ca

Please no phone calls