Seniors Navigator – 2023 Social Prescribing Grant United Way

Seniors Navigator -2023 Social Prescribing Grant United Way

This is a one year contract position funded by the United Way.
Full time position: 30-35 hours per week (with flexible hours per week)
The details of the position may change but essentially includes but not limited to the following.
● Working with Executive Director, other PHC team members, and members of the Community
● Health and Wellness Collaborative design and develop Gabriola’s seniors’ prescribing model and implementation plan
● Identify processes for referral and information exchange between participants and community
● Organizations and PHC staff
● Schedule Live Life to Full, Living with Chronic Conditions and University of Victoria Telephone
Support System
● Establish evaluation criteria, track and prepare reports using output/ measurements
● Create new innovative communications for wellness such as podcast or facebook
● Establish working relationship with Better at Home, Island Health, Community Paramedics
● Facilitate meetings to improve health system referrals
● Degree in Social Work or equivalent community development academic program
● Track record in program development using components such as; CBT self care training
● Programs with UVIC, CMHA representatives, referrals from physicians, tracking, evaluating, reporting
● Ability to support vulnerable seniors
● Liaise with community organizations, extending participation opportunities for seniors
● Compassionate communications techniques
● Group Facilitation skills especially with interagency workflows, process improvement, and system changes
● Ability to work with complex system change initiatives
● Program development
● Expert Computer skills
● First Aid
● Must have a driver’s license and be a resident of Gabriola Island

Applications can be sent to:
Salary Range:
$25 – $30 depending on experience

Amanda Penner
Communications Coordinator
People For a Healthy Community on Gabriola Society


  • Name: Brenda Fowler People for a Healthy Community on Gabriola Society
  • Email:
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