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About the Position
Position Number 37
Position Title Exercise Leader
Organization Name ONE CARE Home & Community Support Services
Area(s) of Interest Health Care/Emergency, Recreation/Sports, Senior Services
Position Description In addition to leading the exercise program, each instructor will be given monthly Modules with topics that are related to Falls Prevention to use as teaching aids for participants
These modules will be user friendly and different levels will be given to gear the information to the current level of class instructing
Goal of Position The goal of the program is to reduce the incidence of falls. Encouraging those over the age of 55 to be fit and healthy, based on 3 levels. Instruct at a level you are comfortable with. This is an excellent program that provides older adults and those with chronic health conditions with a wonderful opportunity to do an exercise program with others in a setting that is safe and positive.
Position Benefits Improving your health and wellness.
Learning something new and becoming a certified instructor.
There is support provided to you at any time by the Wellness Staff
Training Details Training is paid by One Care.
Complete a 36 hour Senior’s Fitness Instructor Course (or 16-hour fast-track with an education background in a health-related field.
Complete 16-hours of practical teaching using concepts learned in course. The practical teaching will be in conjunction with current instructors who are very supportive
Proof of current First Aid and CPR certification, or take courses (paid by One Care)
Position Qualifications Ability to lead Exercise Programs
A sincere interest in working with individuals over the age of 55
Time Commitment Week Day Morning
Duration Long Term (More than 6 months)
Time Detail As little as once every 2 weeks as much as leading several classes a week. It is up to the volunteer and their availability.

Start Date 2017-03-24
Min Age 18
Ideal for Individual, Youth, Newcomers
Geographical Area(s) Stratford, Clinton, All of Huron, Goderich, Ashfield–Colborne–Wawanosh, Bluewater, Central Huron, Howick, Huron East, Morris-Turnberry, North Huron, South Huron
Police Check Yes
Accessibility Fully Accessible Workplace
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How to Contact
Website http://www.onecaresupport.ca
Contact Grace Gowanlock
Phone 1-877-502-8277 Ext. 2001
Address 317 Huron Street Clinton, N0M 1L0

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