Since the Golden Circle’s inception in 1977, we have provided programs, activities, information, resources and outreach services for older adults, their families and caregivers. But did you know that you could become a member? And that you only need to be 18 years and up to be one? Membership at the Golden Circle provides important financial support for our operations and members get some excellent benefits as well!
Members receive preferred rates on Fitness Classes, Special Event Tickets, In-house Meals and In-house Foot Doctor appointments. They receive a weekly e-mail outlining activities and events happening at The Golden Circle and priority access to special event tickets. Members also get to vote at our Annual General Meeting which allows you to contribute to decision making that shapes the future direction of The Golden Circle.
Our annual membership fee is $25.00 for an individual or $45.00 for a couple. We hope you’ll consider joining us today! Phone: 403-343-6074. email@example.com
Socialization is an important part of our mental wellness as we age and there is nothing like the feeling of sharing a nutritious meal while enjoying the simple pleasure of conversation, companionship and recreation. The Golden Circle has a Community Dining Program that does just that! We provide social activities followed by a nutritious, hot meal and hosted by our Community Outreach Program Coordinator. Lunch is $9.00 per person, and is catered by The Golden Circle.
The Golden Circle has a Brokered Worker program through the Outreach Department which involves housekeeping, maintenance and yard care services to support and encourage clients regarding aging in place. Our Outreach Coordinators take requests from clients who may no longer be capable of performing tasks around the home and assign the tasks to a screened service provider and we are currently recruiting. Reimbursement is $20.00/hr with a two (2) hour minimum charge for housekeeping and clients pay the Brokered Worker directly! Contact us for an Application Package. You will need to include a copy of your resume and three (3) references. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
At the Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre, volunteers play a vital role in all the programs, activities and events we provide. Here is a list of our available opportunities: Reception, Meal Cashiers, Kitchen, Bingo Staff, Drivers, Grocery Delivery Personnel and Special Event Staff. Anyone with a desire to support the Golden Circle, and to make a difference in the lives of older adults in our community are welcome to apply to be a volunteer! Volunteers must be able to provide a clear Criminal Record Check and will be asked to sign an Oath of Confidentiality. On the job training is provided for all volunteer positions. To apply, please call Melissa Flinn, Program & Volunteer Coordinator. Phone: 403-343-6074. E-mail email@example.com
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