Life After Fifty (LAF)

Be fit. Be social. Be well! 

We are a membership based active living centre for older adults. 
Our Mission is to provide people 50+ with opportunities to be social, active and well!

 
Life After Fifty is a non-profit organization and a registered charity. 
Registered Charity Number: BN 10745 0116 R0001

Watch the TVCOGECO Plugged In! Life After Fifty segment to learn more! 



Position:  Custodian
Status: Regular Part-time
Reports to:  Executive Director
 
Position Summary
The Custodian is responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and maintenance of the facility, inside and outside, including completing minor repairs and the identification of major repairs that could require a contractor.
 
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Position: Outreach Coordinator
Status: Contract Part-time
Reports to:  Director of Programs & Services
Position Summary:
 
The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of outreach programs for the Our West End Initiative within the guidelines of the United Way-approved work plan. The primary goal within the Our West End initiative is to engage West End residents in activities, priority-setting and decision-making that will have long term impact on their neighbourhoods.  In addition, the Outreach Coordinator is responsible to enhance and establish linkages between community groups and agencies throughout the West End community.
 
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Position: Program Assistant
Status: Regular Part-time (0.8)
Reports to: Program and Wellness Coordinator
Position Summary
 
The Program Assistant is part of a team that is responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of all special events, activity, craft and wellness programs.
 
Full job description

Position: Bookeeper

Status:  6 Week Contract Position - flexible part time
Position Summary

Looking for a self-motivated independent individual that can handle accounts payable, accounts receivable, process and record in the accounting system all online payments, deposits and membership dues, balance and deposit cash receipts, prepare monthly bingo reports for the City of Windsor and maintain weekly 50/50 draw documentation for reporting to the gaming commission.  The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 year post-secondary diploma in Business Administration majoring in Accounting.  This position could potentially become a full-time permanent position with full benefits and a broader range of responsibilities at two community agencies in approximately 2 months’ time.


LAF is committed to reflecting the diversity of the communities it serves.
We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

Submit cover letter and resume to jnixon@lifeafterfifty.ca by Monday, July 23, 2018 at 4:00pm.

 


 

Life After Fifty is recruiting volunteers!

Want to help? The work of Life After Fifty depends heavily on the generosity of volunteers.  Help make a difference in the lives of seniors in Windsor and Essex County.  There are many ways in which you can contribute. If you’re interested in volunteering please call or email our volunteer coordinator.
mhoevenaars@lifeafteryfity.ca or 519-254-1108 ext 132
 
Community Wellness Opportunities
Friendly Visitor
  • Providing companionship (no personal care required) in a seniors home one hour a week. 
  • A one hour visit once per week. Visits need to be done Mon-Fri between 8:30am and 4:30pm.
  • The senior is screened prior to visits and a staff will accompany you on your first visit.
  • Police clearance is required
Telephone Assurance Caller
  • Providing a friendly phone call to homebound seniors to ensure safety and general well-being.
  • Calls vary from once a week to 3 times a week. 
  • Calls must be made Mon – Fri. between 8:30am and 4:30pm
 
Programming
Fitness Spotters
  • Supporting the fitness instructor to ensure participants are performing the exercises safely and correctly
  • Must have some fitness experience
  • One class a week at the East Side Centre Wed. 1pm-2pm and Mon. and Fri. 12:15pm-1:15pm
Beginner Sewing Instructor
  • Providing beginner sewing instructions to our members
  • Must have sewing experience
  • One class a week  at the East Side Centre on Wed. 10am-12pm OR Fri. 10am-12pm or  1pm-3pm
Acrylic Paint Instructor
  • Providing beginner painting classes to our members
  • Must have painting experience
  • At the East Side Centre. Details on times/ days not yet available
 
Fundraising
LaSalle Café
  • Serving prepared sandwiches, soups snacks to LaSalle Civic Centre visitors
  • One shift a week either Thurs. or Fri. 11am-2pm
  • Safe Food Handling certified required.  LAF will reimburse  fee after 4 month  commitment
Bingo
  • Greeting patrons and clearing tables at the bingo hall
  • Paradise Gaming Hall, Dougal Ave. Windsor
  • Assist once a month for two hours during an assigned bingo
  • A two-hour training workshop is required.  Must be 19 years of age or over
50/50 Seller
  • Selling 50/50 tickets to members, staff and centre visitors
  • Life After Fifty West Side Centre
  • Mon – Fri anytime between 9:30am and 2pm
 



  Updates, Closures and Change in Hours:
Click here for our complete Hours of Operation and Program Cancellations.
 
Free One Week Passes - Give us a Try!
Bring a Friend * Try out the Programs * No commitment required!

Programs - Lots of Programs!
Classes * Activities * Active Living * Recreational * Social * Physical * Mental Health
  • Click here to view the JULY / AUGUST Weekly Program Schedule
  • Click here to view the JULY/AUGUST Active Living Guide showing events, activities and our sponsors.
Your membership includes both East & West Side Centres
You don't have to be a member to take a class or use computers! 
Workshops * Day Trips * Parties
 
Open to the public * Affordable * Nutritious * Take out LAF-2-GO meals
Program Leaders * ​Events * Fundraising
​Currently Recruiting Friendly Visiting Volunteers
Call Mary, (519) 254-1108  x132
Friendly Visiting * Foot Care * Home Maintenance
Currently Recruiting Home Maintenance Providers
Call Megan, (519) 254-1108 x112
In the Community * Safety * Involvement
Call (519) 254-1108, Tammy X134  or Leo X139
Visiting Seniors Apartments * Workshops * Social Connections
Call (519) 254-1108, Tahira X116 or Meghan X140
 

 

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Support LAF!

Support LAF!

Donations help to offset the cost of activities and help to keep the programs offered affordable for older adults and seniors in Windsor/ Essex. 

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Proud Funded Partners

Proud Funded Partners

Life After Fifty acknowledges, with gratitude, the support we receive from a variety of funders. 

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LAF Corporate Sponsors

LAF Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to our fabulous Corporate Sponsors! Your support is greatly appreciated!

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