We’re Hiring! Dementia-Friendly Community Coordinator (Provincial)

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The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba is hiring for a full-time permanent Dementia-Friendly Community Coordinator at the provincial office in Winnipeg.

The Dementia-Friendly Community Coordinator, reporting to the Dementia-Friendly Community Program Manager, is responsible for implementing and evaluating dementia-friendly programming in Manitoba, including through the administration and promotion of the Minds in Motion® program and partnerships, the development of community partnered programming, and facilitating dementia-friendly capacity building within organizations across Manitoba.


  • A certificate in Therapeutic Recreation for Older Adults, degree in Recreation Studies or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Provincial or national accreditation in fitness, preferably in exercise or active older adult programming, is an asset.


  • A minimum of three years’ experience in community-based recreation programming.
  • Experience working with older adults in program settings.
  • Experience in program design.
  • Experience recruiting and directing volunteers and seasonal instructors.
  • Experience with public speaking and presentations.


  • Demonstrates the skills of needs assessment, program planning, implementation and evaluation of programs and projects.
  • Demonstrates skills in community building.
  • Demonstrated skills in leading volunteers, including recruitment, training and development, mentoring and performance evaluation.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the needs of older Manitobans.
  • Demonstrated skills in administration, including budget tracking and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Proficient in the use of the Office Suite.
  • Proficient in the use of online or virtual platforms for presentations, webinars and other training.
  • Holds a valid driver’ license and able to travel throughout the Winnipeg region and Manitoba.

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Please submit cover letter and resume by email clearly stating how the requirements are met by Friday, August 4th at 4:30 pm to:

Nicole McDonald
Dementia-Friendly Community Program Manager
nmcdonald@alzheimer.mb.ca with “Dementia-Friendly Community Coordinator” in the subject line

We invite all qualified applicants from a diverse background to apply. There will be reasonable accommodations made for those living with disabilities.

We thank everyone for applying, but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.