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Mayor's Advisory Council for Kitchener Seniors

City of Kitchener

   About the Position

Impact Statement
If you are aged 55 years or better and a resident of Kitchener, consider applying to become a member of MACKS (Mayor's Advisory Council of Kitchener Seniors)! MACKS is a link between older adults in our community and the City of Kitchener providing a representative voice for members of our older-adult population. MACKS meets monthly (Sept – Jun) with Kitchener’s Older Adult Services staff and the Mayor to share ideas on how to make Kitchener an age-friendly community where residents can live well and age well.

MACKS’s Mission is to ensure effective community input to the City of Kitchener related to the impact of programs, services, strategies and policies for older adults in this community, enabling them to live well and age well.

Meeting Information
MACKS meets monthly on the 1st Thursday morning of the month (Sept. – June). An additional 6-8 hours is required monthly for projects or subcommittee meetings.

Monthly meetings to exchange ideas with other dynamic older adults.

Meetings are attended by Mayor Vrbanovic and city staff.

MACKS is comprised of 12 Kitchener residents aged 55+ who each serve a 3-year term.

Application Deadline: August 1, 2024

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 55+ Confidentiality

Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Communication/Public Relations, Senior Services

Skill(s): Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Adaptability

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Volunteer & Council training is provided by City of Kitchener staff.
Working Conditions: Monthly meetings (September - June) either virtually via Zoom or in-person at Kitchener City Hall
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime
MACKS meets monthly on the 1st Thursday morning of the month (Sept. – June) in person at Kitchener City Hall. Most subcommittee meetings are held virtually via Zoom.

   Contact Information
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Carolyn Cormier
519-741-2200 Ext. 5345
1405 King St. E. Kitchener, N2G 2N9

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