SMART Exercise Instructor

(VON, Hospice Services)

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Position ID: V-OSH0117 Last Modified: 25 Jan 2019 Last Full Update: 25 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactMarsha Edwards, Volunteer Coordinator, VON Durham; Phone: 905-240-4522 ext 222 * 1-877-688-9414; Fax: 905-240-4533; Email: marsha.edwards@von.ca
DutiesInstruct and guide seniors through series of gentle exercises to help improve their functional fitness and prevent falls
More Info Linkwww.von.ca
BenefitsGet involved in community * maintain active lifestyle * network
ClientsDurham Region seniors
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Groups
Areas of InterestPhysical Fitness & Exercise ; Recreation & Sports ; Therapy
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Sports & Coaching ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term - One year
Interaction LevelOne-on-one - SMART In-Home ; Small Group - SMART Group
Minimum Hours1.5 / Week
Dates and TimesShifts available Mon-Sat morning, afternoon and evening
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityUnknown
LocationIn the home of the client * churches, condo buildings and other community sites
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required - One day ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationSome clients/group classes are on the bus route * use of a car is preferable * volunteers matched with clients/group class in their area * volunteers can identify which areas of Durham Region they want to volunteer
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector police check
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameVON, Hospice Services
Office Phone905-240-4522
Toll Free Phone1-877-668-9414
Fax905-240-4533
E-Mailvondurham.hospice@von.ca
Websitewww.durhamhospice.com
Address & Map
1615 Dundas St E, Lang Tower, West Building, Suite 304
Whitby, ON L1N 2L4
 
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