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MACKS Member

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 joining MACKS (Mayor's Advisory Council of Kitchener Seniors)! MACKS is a link between older adults in our community and the mayor and city council - providing a representative voice for members of our older-adult population.

Description
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.

The Age-Friendly Kitchener Action Plan provides the basis for MACKS’ annual work plan and actions. The four priorities of Kitchener’s Age-Friendly Action Plan are: Accessible & Affordable Neighbourhoods, Access to Information, Belonging & Connectedness, and Well-Being. In collaboration with City staff, MACKS provides oversight to the implementation of this Plan.

To be considered for this committee you must live in Kitchener and be aged 55 or better.

Deadline: August 1, 2021



Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 55+ Confidentiality


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Volunteer & Council training is provided by City of Kitchener staff.
Working Conditions: Currently meeting are held virtually on Zoom (meetings can be accessed both online and by telephone).

When in-person meetings can resume, they will take place at Kitchener City Hall.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Support Newcomers


Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime
MACKS meets monthly on the 1st Thursday morning of the month (Sept. – June).
Currently meeting are held virtually on Zoom (meetings can be accessed both online and by telephone). When in-person meetings can resume, they will take place at Kitchener City Hall.



Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Leadership/Management, Senior Services
Skill(s): Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Adaptability
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
http://www.kitchener.ca
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Carolyn Cormier
519-741-2200 Ext. 5345
1405 King St. E. Kitchener, N2G 2N9
Kitchener

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