Gentle Exercise Leader - In Home

(Guelph Wellington Seniors Association)

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Position ID: V-GUE1447 Last Modified: 01 May 2018 Last Full Update: 27 Apr 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMaryanne Wilford, Manager, GWSA Community Support Services; Phone: 519-837-5665; Fax: 519-836-3447; Email: mwilford.gwsa@gmail.com
DutiesVolunteers visit clients once a week in their homes (for 12 weeks) to assist with gentle exercise. The exercises are based on gentle, functional fitness and no previous fitness training is required.
More Info Linkwww.gwsa-guelph.ca
BenefitsAssist homebound elderly clients improve their fitness and help relieve their social isolation. Volunteers learn new skills and improve their own fitness status through helping others.
ClientsClients are older adults and homebound.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForSeniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Senior's Activity Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; First Aid ; Leadership ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; No previous fitness experience required.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) - One Year Committment
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
 
Clients and volunteers arrange a mutually convenient time.
SeasonsYear Round - The program is based on 12 weekly sessions.
AccessibilityA variety as service is provided in client's homes.
LocationGuelph
Number of PositionsGuelph: 5 individual(s) 
 
5 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
Positions are in the City of Guelph and occasionally in surrounding townships.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required ; Mileage paid for placements outside of City boundaries.
CostNo cost.
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 26 Apr 2018
Display Until30 Oct 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameGuelph Wellington Seniors Association
Office PhoneEvergreen Centre 519-823-1291 * GWSA Community Support Services 519-837-5696
Fax519-823-8972
E-Mailevergreen@guelph.ca
Websitewww.gwsa-guelph.ca
Address & Map
683 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON N1H 3Y8
 
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