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Job Opportunity: Program Assistant

We're hiring! See attached Job Posting for additional details.

Job Description:
• Assist with planning, implementing and evaluating programs for seniors including special events, discussion groups, recreation programs and wellness programs, including our Canada Day 150th Birthday Celebration;
• Prepare publicity, including designing flyers, for programs and events;
• Perform other duties as required

2017 Canada Summer Jobs - Eligibility Criteria:
To apply, applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
• Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;

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Job Opportunity: Communications & Social Media Assistant

We're hiring! See attached Job Posting for additional details.

Job Description:
• Maintain the Bernard Betel Centre social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter);
• Create promotional material, publication, fact sheets, brochures and other marketing material;
• Perform other duties as required

2017 Canada Summer Jobs - Eligibility Criteria:
To apply, applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
• Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;

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Happy National Volunteer Week 2017!

National Volunteer Week is April 23-29.

During this special week, we are honored to recognize our 350 volunteers for contributing 23,000 hours to improve the lives of our members, clients and community.

A message from Lorne Zon, Bernard Betel Centre President, Board of Directors:

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Upcoming Centre Closings

Please be advised, the Bernard Betel Centre will be closed (or closing early) on the following days:

Monday, April 10 (closing at 3pm) – Erev Passover
Tuesday, April 11 – Passover
Wednesday, April 12 – Passover
Friday, April 14 – Good Friday
Monday, April 17 – Passover
Tuesday, April 18 – Passover

For more information about centre closing, please call 416-225-2112, ext. 0.

April is Oral Health Month!

April is Oral Health Month!

Poor oral health can affect a person's quality of life. Pain in the mouth, missing teeth or infections can influence the way a person speaks, eats and socializes. These oral health problems can reduce a person's quality of life by affecting their physical, mental and social well-being.

Here are five steps to good oral health from the Canadian Dental Association: http://www.cda-adc.ca/en/oral_health/cfyt/good_for_life/default.asp

To learn more about Oral Health Month please visit:
http://www.cda-adc.ca/en/about/media_room/health_month/

Let us Cater your Passover Seders!

Let the Bernard Betel Centre cater your Passover Seders!
Our kitchen is Glatt Kosher under the Kashruth Supervision of the COR.

Please see attached Passover catering menu.

Orders can be placed until Monday, April 3, 2017.
Orders to be picked up on Monday, April 10, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

For more information or to place and order, please contact Olga Yudenko at 416-225-2112, ext. 134 or olgay@betelcentre.org.

We wish you and your family a happy, healthy Passover!

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Job Opportunity: Healthy at Home Program Assistant

We're hiring! See attached Job Posting for additional details.

Please send cover letter and resume to juliam@betelcentre.org.

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March is Nutrition Month!

The Nutrition Month 2017 public campaign is dedicated to supporting Canadians to stop their struggles with food. The slogan for the campaign is “Take the fight out of food! Spot the problem. Get the facts. Seek support”. Every year the campaign theme is chosen based on input from members and consumers. The goal of the campaign is to provide information and guidance to make it a little easier for Canadians to end their fight with food.

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February is Heart Month!

Prevention is key! Did you know that 8 in 10 cases of premature heart disease and stroke is preventable through healthy lifestyle behaviours? (source Heart and Stroke Foundation)

Regular physical activity is a great way to improve your heart health. Here are some great ideas from the Heart & Stroke Foundation to keep active during the cold, winter months.

• Find a fun activity. As the seasons change, explore new outdoor activities such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

Job Opportunity: Meals on Wheels Assistant & Dishwasher

We're hiring! See attached Job Posting for additional details.

Please send cover letter and resume to irinas@betelcentre.org

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